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Toyota Prius Coupe — the project of the Italian designers

2010 Toyota Prius

New details concerning working out Toyota Prius Coupe appear in a number of the Japanese mass-media.

New Toyota Prius

Officially Toyota Motor still does not deny, but also does not confirm them. The 1st information on working out Prius with a coupe body has appeared several months ago, but since then practically any official comment in this occasion from Toyota Motor has not arrived. New data, referring to own sources, informs edition Best Car. Affirms, that working out of appearance of the car is charged one of world famous Italian design studio. To which — does not know, but as the most probable candidates are called Pininfarina, Italdesign and Giugiaro.

If the given information corresponds to the validity desire Toyota to make a novelty as much as possible attractive easily to explain. Prius it is necessary to compete to a coupe body directly with Honda CR-Z — a sports hybrid which will enter the market in the beginning of the next year, that is for certain earlier, than Toyota. However it not strongly confuses the company, after all hybrid Honda Insight also left in sale for some months before new generation Prius, however last has easily restored behind itself(himself) leadership, hardly leaving in sale.

The engine for Prius Coupe, most likely, will be borrowed at hybrid Lexus HS250h. In any case, the most suitable petrol engine the edition names 4-cylinder 2,4-litre instead of 1,8-litre standard for Prius.

2011 Toyota Prius (coupe)

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