The second-generation Toyota Prius plug It is already a reality. Presented under the New York International Auto Show 2016, new Toyota Prius Plug-in It is a milestone in the ecological philosophy the Japanese manufacturer.
According to initial reports, the new Toyota Prius Plug-in It will go on sale in some European countries late 2016 (So far, it has not been confirmed that it will reach Spain). Its design recalls both Toyota Mirai hydrogen and the individual Fourth generation Toyota Prius (Version no plug).
In the entrails of the hybrid system of Toyota Prius Plug-in II include the following technical elements. On the one hand, the gasoline engine, in this case Atkinson cycle Y 1.8 liters displacement; and secondly a electric motor. The whole power of the hybrid system has not been announced, although other references both consumption and emissions interesting data.
For him new Toyota Prius Plug-in II, Japanese firm announces an average consumption of 1.4 l / 100 km (Equivalent to a level of emissions 32 g / km of CO2). As usual in the type of plug-in hybrid cars and according to European standard NEDC (New European Driving Cycle), the average consumption data must be viewed with some caution. With lithium ion at optimum load and if driving conditions are suitable, the new Toyota Prius Plug You can go in hundred percent electric mode about 50 km, a distance nearly doubles (25 km) to the Prius Plug-in first generation. In this EV mode or purely electric, he Toyota Prius Plug-in You may move to a maximum speed from 135 km / h (Compared to 85 km / h of the first-generation Prius plug).
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid II: types and load times
As good hybrid car that is, the Toyota Prius Plug-in It can be loaded by moving the process regenerative braking. The lithium-ion 8.8 kWh of capacity You can also be charged if the car is connected to the mains. In this case and if plugged into a wall 230 Volts, the estimated charge time is 2.3 hours.
Platform construction Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid II It is called Tnga (Toyota New Glogal Architecture), the same as the Prius IV not plug and that the new Toyota C-HR, one of the SUV most will talk in 2016. After saving the maximum possible kilograms off the scale, Toyota engineers have chosen stronger and lighter materials, such as the plastic reinforced with carbon fiber CFRP present in some parts of the car body.
He futuristic design of the Toyota Prius Plug-in II reflects more than purely aesthetic reasons practical and functional issues. Proof of this is good drag coefficient Cx 0.24.
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid II: technology and technology
Some small photovoltaic panels at ceiling will enable the Toyota Prius Plug-in solar energy reuse II captured to transform it into electric power.
Another efficient technological advances featured in the new Toyota Prius Plug It is the new air conditioning system equipped with a heat pump with gas injection.
He Inside the Toyota Prius Plug-in It is entirely digital. In it, it takes center stage one large 11.6-inch touchscreen positioned as a large tablet in the central area of the dashboard and upright. The projection system of information on the windshield Head-up Display It will also be serving the driver as well as a new system of semi-autonomous parking and a control system with adaptive cruise control both the speed and the safety distance.
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