AutosFirst ever gaming car unveiled: Inside the Razer Lexus TX, the off-road entertainment suite you didn't know you needed

First ever gaming car unveiled: Inside the Razer Lexus TX, the off‑road entertainment suite you didn't know you needed

Razer Lexus TX - probably the first gaming car
Razer Lexus TX - probably the first gaming car
Images source: © Press materials | Lexus, Tai Crosby

11:41 AM EST, January 22, 2024

Cars are increasingly being loaded with technology, whether we welcome it or not. Large, bright screens, digital dials, and tablets installed at each seat are starting to become the norm in many models. Some audacious owners and passengers have already begun to transform cars into portable entertainment centres.

What would happen if you attempted to build a gaming car? We no longer need to speculate - Lexus has made the decision to execute precisely that project. This is a partnership with Razer, a titan in the tech industry that manufactures computers, keyboards, mice, and a variety of other gaming accessories.

The Razer Lexus TX was revealed at the 2023 Esports Awards Show in Las Vegas. Specifically for this project, they used a 500h model with a turbocharged 2.4-litre hybrid engine capable of delivering 275 horsepower.

From outside, it's clear this is not an ordinary car, but the most captivating components are found inside. There are two fully set up computer stations by Razer occupying the back seat. The second and third rows (since the TX is a seven-seater model) are also equipped with Razer gaming chairs. This required modifications to the luggage compartment. Was it worthwhile? Each individual will have to decide that for themselves.

Regrettably, there are two pieces of bad news if you're interested in owning this car. Firstly, the Razer Lexus TX is a prototype model and is not sanctioned for road use. Secondly, the TX model has not been, and will not be, made available for purchase in some countries.

Razer Lexus TX - probably the first gaming car
Razer Lexus TX - probably the first gaming car© Press materials | Lexus, Tai Crosby
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