Toyota Prius C Concepts: Tokyo Motor Show Photo Gallery

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Toyota Prius C Concepts: Motor Show Photo

The car we know as the Toyota Prius C, the and least expensive member of the hybrid family, has a different in Japan: Aqua.

And the Aqua has a roaring sales success in which led Toyota to produce no than four Aqua cars showing additional and trim levels that be spun out of the basic vehicle.

of the four concepts are largely and styling variations on the standard hatchback, using new lights, paint, and interior trims to a surprisingly diverse array of on a theme.

The exception is the Aqua Air convertible. turns the five-door subcompact into a two-door soft-top

So if you’ve ever wanted a C convertible—or crossover, or luxury or sporty street fighter—you can about the four Prius C unveiled today at the Tokyo Show.

Toyota Aqua Air (Prius C) at 2013 Tokyo Show

Raspberry pink may not be color, but there’s no denying the Aqua Air concept stands

The large trapezoidal mesh and scoops in front of the front add some aggression, while the of rectilinear projector headlamps chevron-shaped LED running lights it up from the front.

Like all it has large alloy wheels low-profile tires—no low-rolling-resistance here—and the mostly standard is dressed up with two-tone in black and raspberry.

The description of this two-door says, verbatim, A compact open—feel the sun and wind while you

We kinda like the idea of a hybrid convertible, to be honest.

Aqua Cross Concept C) at 2013 Tokyo Motor

Looking like nothing so as a smoothed-out Subaru XV Crosstrek, the Cross has a taller ride grey plastic fender-arch and front and rear styling evokes off-roading.

It’s however, a crucial mechanical of any kind of true off-roading all-wheel drive.

The Prius C platform was not engineered for drive. The gas tank and battery under the rear seat interfere with a driveshaft, and we there’s room for a rear-wheel motor.

Still, in the translated of the copywriter, the Aqua Cross is a hybrid crossover perfect for an outdoor lifestyle.

Toyota Concept (Prius C) at 2013 Motor Show

From to crossover, the third Aqua is all about premium.

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Its mission is to a compact hybrid premium car bold styling and luxury exceeds its class.

That appears to mean trim in piano black, large mock cooling on either side of the lower fascia, the inevitable alloy and a gleaming mutli-coat white job.

Inside, the PremiAqua has the basic setup as any other C, but with far more luxurious in black leather.

Toyota G Sports Concept (Prius C) at Tokyo Motor Show

G Sports

The G Sports label is often applied to Lexus models in the States, but the final concept is meant to be the sporty

The Aqua G Sports is a compact sports car featuring dynamic and balancing driving fun with the efficiency expected of a hybrid

Given that these are styling concepts, we suspect the powertrain is probably unchanged—though the G model may have stiffer and retuned suspension.

For all the news on the production cars, and other at the show, check our Tokyo Show index page.

And you’re at it, check out our stories the Los Angeles Auto Show as happening the same week as and we’ve got reporters there


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