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The conceptual electrocar Toyota iQ

Toyota iQ

Company Toyota is full determination next year to start in manufacture the serial version of the experimental electromobile FT-EV constructed on the basis of a minicar iQ.

Toyota iQ

As informs British edition Autocar referring to the message of the main designer of this model, the novelty will receive completely distinct from usual iQ appearance, and also the modernised interior which in the company it has been decided to change after negative responses of owners about quality of materials used in furnish.

The electromobile on the basis of a minicar iQ becomes the 1st model started in mass production of Toyota on li-ionic accumulators. The novelty will be is set in motion by four electromotors located in wheels, and without additional charge can pass about 150 km. The full gymnastics of batteries from the usual house electric system make about eight hours. The general power of electric motors, and also car dynamic characteristics are not specified yet.

Besides it, company Toyota also plans to present for model iQ scale of special accessories for car personification. Under the preliminary information, such accessories will be accessible for iQ from the middle of 2011.

iQ Toyota

Let's notice, that conceptual Toyota FT-EV has been presented current year on a motor show in Detroit, and storage batteries provided to the car a course stock in 75 kilometres. Earlier Japanese motor-car manufacturer planned to begin serial release of electromobiles only by 2012.

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