Lexus Hybrid Bicycle Concept image

Lexus Hybrid Bicycle utilises hybrid power, an electric eight-speed transmission and lightweight carbon fibre construction.

The hybrid bike uses the same principle from the cars: the pedal power is voosted by assistance to the front wheel from a 240W electric motor, via a 25.9V Lithium-ion battery, with a choice of Eco or Power modes.

Debuted at the Tokyo motor show in 2009, the bike apparently shares in the L-Finesse design language of the rest of the Lexus range, and is arriving in Britain to mark Lexus’s sponsorship of the Great British Bike Ride, a four day charity event from Land’s End to Twickenham.

Again, similar to four-wheeled hybrid vehicles, the Lexus Hybrid Bicycle also offers an energy regeneration function that assists in recharging the battery by capturing kinetic energy under braking.