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Compact Hybrid from Toyota Motor

Hybrid Toyota Prius

On Motor Show in Detroit is presented the new conceptual car of the Toyota Motor — Prius C. As say in the communique of a Japanese brand, this prototype is a harbinger of a compact hybrid hatchback which appears in a batch production in first half of 2012.

2012 Toyota Prius C

According to representatives of Toyota Motor, the small hybrid hatchback is aimed at young men for whom is needed — the harmless and dynamical city car with spacious interior, but economic and accessible at the price is. The detailed information on this car yet is not informed. In the company only specify that the novelty receives "all current technologies as in 2011 Toyota Prius (coupe)".

Toyota Prius C
Toyota Prius
Interior Toyota Prius

Earlier on the Detroit Auto Show also presented the compact van — Toyota Prius V Concept. This car has the wheelbase "stretched" on 78 mm and the big luggage compartment (971 litres). Besides, for transportation large-sized a prophetic back of rear seats it is possible to combine. A power-plant at the car same, as well as at usual Prius: the 98-strong gasoline engine in volume of 1,8 litres, the electromotor power — 80HP.