In front of us the question is whether this is a new Toyota, which should be presented next year? On the Internet have emerged drawings which are said to represent a new generation of the Prius hybrid and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid. If it turns out that it is the original, it will mean that the two cars in the future more visually distinguished than is the case with current versions. 2016 Toyota Prius will probably most likely to come through the front door and then we will have all the details. But for now share some of the information at our disposal.
Toyota spokesman Ryo Sakai said that the next, the fourth generation of the world’s most famous hybrid car, the Prius that will be presented on 8 September, and in Las Vegas. For now, no official confirmation, but it is believed that initially be introduced only hybrid model, while the plug-in hybrid debut in the second half of next year.
2016 Toyota Prius Design and Specs
Although due to the current low oil prices in the world markets is perhaps not the ideal moment to launch a new hybrid, Toyota does not have much choice. The new Prius has already once postponed for six months, due to final adjustments and stylistic corrections. One of the main upcoming news will be significantly modified design of the car with which Toyota will respond to criticism about the boring appearance that are often addressed to the previous generation of this car. It is mentioned in the so-called body style. Fastback, and many details such as LED lights and the like. we should do it more modern, attractive and appealing. The same goes for the interior decoration and equipment.
Taiwanese site Autonet, who first published the drawings, claims to be the fourth generation Prius will have its world premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2015. The same source says that the classic hybrid version (greenish car in the drawing) have an average fuel consumption of the factory declared only 2.5 l/100km.
It is claimed that the car will be slightly longer (4,550 mm) and wider (1,770 mm) than its predecessor, while the height remain unchanged (1.490 mm).
Weight hybrid version will cost 1,280 kg (about 100 kg less than now), while plug-in hybrids have a 1,350 kg (also hundred kg less than the current model). Plug-In model (the blue car with drawings) will have a conventional front design, while the regular hybrid have headlights and taillights boomerang.
Engine Power and Economical
As for the technical details of 2016 Toyota Prius are concerned, for it is now known that this Prius (690A) based on Tngai (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform and be considerably more economical than its predecessor. Electrical autonomy would have to be increased by about 20 km and will cost up to 60 km, which will be equally merit improved battery assembly, as well as reducing the weight of cars. Total power of the drive train will be around 150 hp.
The fourth generation of the 2016 Toyota Prius is expected in showrooms in the second quarter of 2016. the price will later talk when we get more information for further details. This means closer to the date of its implementation.