Test drive: First fully electric Lexus arrives in Ireland

The UX 300e is a proper Lexus luxury car in the body of a sharply designed crossover

The Lexus UX 300e is on sale in Ireland from €61,550

The UX 300e is the first Lexus electric car, and it’s on sale here now from €61,550. The UX is the smallest model the Japanese company makes, and it takes the form of a compact crossover.

You’ll need to get close to the UX 300e to know that’s what you’re looking at, as there’s precious little to visually differentiate it from its hybrid siblings lower down the range.

The badging gives it away, obviously, while ...