Toyota has unveiled the details of the new generation Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, already done on the tnga platform (Toyota New Global Architecture) also used the last Toyota Prius or hybrid SUV Toyota C-HR. The previous Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, the battery capacity has doubled, and now have 8.8 kWh, something that allows you to multiply by 2.5 its electric range (Now exceeds 50 km), Raising its top speed in electric mode from 85 to 135 km / h and improve efficiency. Here we have your other innovations.
He Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid features solar panels on the roof, they expand their autonomy in electric mode when the car is parked and not plugged. According to calculations Toyota, over a year this element can achieve an increase in the electrical conduction of up to 1,000 km.
Another of its differences from the previous generation Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is that this time a system is used Electric propulsion twin motor (one of 22,5 kW and other 53 kW), Which allows better acceleration and a top speed of 135 km / h (162 km / h in hybrid mode). The combined power of the hybrid system is 122 hp, the same as in the Toyota Prius conventional.
One of the innovations Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is that your air conditioner incorporates a heat pump gas injection, which allows heat the passenger compartment without starting the gasoline engine even at outside temperatures of -10 ° C. Another heater, in this case for batteries, works while the car is plugged so that the cold does not adversely affect their performance, according Toyota to temperatures of -20 ° C.
He recharge time all batteries Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid a standard household outlet is 3 hours and 10 minutes, and 2 hours if a connector Mennekes Type II and Mode III is used. You can also schedule recharge and acclimatize the interior at the same time.
Moreover, within driving programs Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid (Hybrid, electric and an electric city) has a built-mode 'Battery Charge' enabling regenerate electricity by the combustion engine and charge the battery while driving.
The trunk of Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid It has 360 liters capacity and is slightly elevated to accommodate batteries, which are just below. He tailgate, meanwhile, it is made of CFRP, ie lightweight fiber reinforced plastic carbon, whose forms contribute to a drag coefficient of only 0.25 Cx.
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