Toyota Launches Aqua Hybrid in Japan —

24 Мар 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
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Announced by Toyota Motor Corporation, the version of the Prius C – called the – was launched as a frugal and evolved of the growing Prius line.

“17 years of Toyota expertise and in the development of mass-produced hybrid Toyota said its 1.5-liter Hybrid System II (THS II) reduction gear powertrain about 100 horsepower and “world-leading”

On the extremely optimistic Japanese test cycle, the Aqua 35.4 km/L (83.3 mpg 2.8 l/100km) and 40.0 km/l (94 mpg 2.5 l/100km) under the MLIT test cycle.

The Atkinson-cycle engine uses a Exhaust-Gas Recirculation (EGR) as as an efficient battery-powered water a friction-reducing beltless design and coolant-water-flow volume control.

The transaxle, which includes the control unit, the power-generation and drive motor, has also designed to be small and light.

the regular Prius, a selectable EV enables short-range, low-speed with only the electric

Usable cargo area of cubic feet has been with the hybrid battery placed under the rear

Toyota touts it as “fun and to drive,” with many as one would expect, as well as options for this Japan-market car support access and operation for people.

These include a Passenger Seat to facilitate ingress and egress for people use of their legs, as well as an loading/unloading mechanism for manual and designed-in wheelchair stowage

Several other handicapped are available including a special-purpose steering that reduces the necessary to turn the steering helping to ease steering initial acceleration and low-speed

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Among the more ordinary for non-handicapped people are LED headlights, backup camera, advanced displays, upgraded sound and more (see press linked below).

The vehicle from 1,690,000 yen ($21,7905) to yen ($22,989) to 1,850,000 yen ($23,760) for non-handicap access models.

If you’re curious, prices for disabled-person access models for the company’s home market from 1,950,000 yen ($25,044) to yen ($34,406).

The monthly sales in Japan is 12,000 units. will be assembled at the Iwate Kanto Auto Works,

When its U.S. version next year, the Aqua have shed its artful of which Toyota says:

from the Latin word water. The name is meant to an image of clean transparency as as of something that is universally Also, the Aqua is meant to the conventional image of hybrid becoming something fluid and not to any one shape or role – like water. With this it is hoped that even people will choose to the joys of hybrid vehicle

Here it will simply be the Prius C – but costing less and more efficient than the Prius Liftback, Americans be free to contrive their own descriptions if they wish.

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