In what seems to be an April Fool’s gag, Lexus has made a convertible version of the LX SUV. But this isn’t a joke nor is it a real LX convertible that you can buy out of Lexus showrooms. Instead, the Japanese luxury company cooperates with the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) to make a one-of-a-kind ride-on vehicle inspired by children with cerebral palsy.
“People with cerebral palsy rarely get the interventions and support they need at the moments they need them,” said Rachel Byrne, CPF executive director. “Our mission is to shift that paradigm and be a catalyst for creating positive change through innovative collaborations and partnerships.”
The creation of the ride-on LX was from Lexus’ human-centric philosophy. As children with cerebral palsy have the challenge to play with other children and participate in an environment, Lexus wants to extend its philosophy for these children to experience mobility like others.
“We create vehicles around…