Toyota CSS Hybrid : 2003 | Cartype

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Toyota CSS Hybrid. 2003

The Motor Show was the venue for the launch of the striking CSS (Compact Specialty) sports concept

This brand new Toyota focuses on three specific

— Perfect combination the most recent hybrid and a fresh sports concept

Innovative package, bringing new to the world of open top cars

Introduction of revolutionary IT technologies

In the CSS is positioned somewhere between the Celica and MR2 models. It’s a 2+2 open sports car powered by a petrol unit that the rear wheels, while the wheels are powered by an electric It thus offers both because of the relatively small engine, together with drive and strong acceleration to the electric motor’s high

What CSS proves is that technology is not just eco-friendly. It can provide a dynamic and highly driving experience, thanks to a combination of low kerb weight, drive and a powerful 2nd generation powertrain.

Big innovation in a small

— Innovative design and styling by ED2

— Intelligent 2+2

— Clear contrasts strong component architecture and integration

At first glance CSS like a radical, high-tech and open twoseater sports But in fact, removable rear hide a further two seats, this a true 2+2 sports

These have the effect not of providing an individual space for the and passenger, but also emphasising the sporty image. On the show the white exterior is graphically for maximum effect by the red interior colour.

In a further innovative move boosts security, the front has been designed in such a way it can be rotated to cover the cockpit The seats themselves are shaped to the lines of the exterior of the car, and the shapes are to be found again in the area of the car.

The CSS body has a proportion: short, wide and The extremely low centre of gravity and a base benefit driving Body height is 1120 mm, 12 lower than a Toyota With an exterior width of mm, this car is also 6.5 centimetres than a Toyota Celica. A wheelbase (2550 mm for a length of mm) creates a bold stance and a smarter package.

Overall, the design is one of clear between sharp, angular and fluid curves and arches. The is geometrical simplicity, where the wheel arches emphasise the sportiness.

Hybrid Synergy — energetic performance environmental car.

— Synergy Drive is the new concept for all hybrid vehicles to come

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More powerful electric source boosts hybrid to an unprecedented level of efficiency

Increased overall power class-topping performance for new generation vehicles

The hybrid system to the CSS will go in production in the second Prius. Other conventional systems rely on a petrol to produce peak performance, and an electric motor as an ancillary.

The concept of Hybrid Synergy gives the electric motor a important role when the vehicle both for fuel or peak performance.

Therefore the motor is much more than before, which the petrol engine actually is less. As the electric motor is more efficient than the unit, this will be translated into better economy, in spite of the improved

Toyota’s intention in developing the Synergy Drive philosophy is to more powerful petrol and power sources in order to higher levels of performance. The generation Prius — and the CSS — prove that vehicles, far from being and boring, can deliver driving that allow them to head-to-head even with sports cars.


As well as its innovative Hybrid Drive system, the CSS unveils radical new IT concept — Space Touch. At its heart is an multimedia system that is via a series of holographic projections the user touches to make a

Spheres of information appear to in space, but when touched allow the user to control such as the air conditioning, audio, navigation and others. Even wholly unfamiliar with the will find it simple and to use. Toyota Space also manages to break new in terms of human-machine interface.

For several audio adjustments can be in a very simple operation. The navigation system can be operated in an way, which is a major compared with some available on the market. Finally, Space Touch allows the to browse through the internet, as as sending and receiving e-mails, in an intuitive and straightforward manner.

(all pictures: Lexus)

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