Toyota Hybrid Concept Car

August 17, 2012 at 09:55

At the Toyota stand at the latest Geneva Motor Show 2012 one could be greatly impressed with this marquees innovation and rapid development. Their new concept car truly draws attention as it is the so-called “ultra-urban hybrid” with the official name of FT-Bh Concept, whose size is smaller than it looks in the photo. Now let’s look at this new hybrid with some additional attention to the details.

Toyota FT-Bh Concept Photo

Toyota FT-Bh Concept Photo

Overall length of the concept is 3900 mm (wheelbase of 2570 mm), width – 1700 mm, height – 1400 mm. But what is even more impressive is the weight – weight of FT-Bh Concept is only 786 kg. Though the exterior and design of this new hatchback brings up some mixed reactions in the viewers. The company notes that such an unusual type of vehicle allowed to achieve a low drag coefficient, which is equal to 0.235. The design of the Toyota FT-Bh Concept didn’t just use lighter materials, but also got them for lower costs. The movement of the concept is a result of a special hybrid setup that consists of a 1.0-liter two-cylinder gasoline engine, electric motor and battery packs. Average fuel consumption of this hybrid hatchback in the combined cycle is 2.1 liters per hundred kilometers, and the emission of CO2 is equal to 49 g / km.

Toyota FT-Bh Concept Interior Pic

Toyota FT-Bh Concept Interior Pic