The 2.4-liter Toyota 2AZ-FXE engine has been produced since 2000 at the concern’s Japanese plant and is installed in one of the company’s most popular hybrid models: Camry, Estima and Alphard. In the Chinese market, they offer their own version of this motor with the 3AZ-FXE index.
The Lexus HS is a Japanese luxury hybrid vehicle from Toyota Motor Corporation. Began to be manufactured in 2009. In the HS model range, taking into account the dimensions and volume of the engine, it is considered a compact sedan. The car is produced in Japan, sold in the domestic and North American markets. The HS model has modern high-tech equipment for control systems, entertainment and information, warning and additional functions.
The Lexus HS 250h sedan, which became the brand’s first hybrid model that does not have a gasoline counterpart, began selling in the US and Japan in 2009. The car was created on the third generation Toyota Avensis platform, and its power plant with a total power of 190 hp consisted of a 2.4 petrol four-cylinder engine (150 hp), an electric motor and a continuously variable variator. Nickel-metal hydride batteries were located in the trunk.
In the Japanese market, Lexus also has a twin model – Toyota Sai. Due to low demand, the Lexus HS 250h left the US market in 2012.