Toyota will begin next year with production of hydrogen sedan


Toyota hydrogen-powered flirting for over two decades, and now she got to the stage where a car driven by unable to sell to current customers . Her model with temporary name FCV to get to market as early as next year.

Concept sedan FCV we saw last Tokyo Motor Show and virtually the same design automaker also released to manufacturing. It means that we can find in front of the large air intakes with Dida daytime running lights and close LED diode headlights, rear section is dominated by a large triangular lights, over which we find even a light bar.

Last year’s draft had in length 4870 mm , width 1810 mm, height 1535 mm and wheelbase with a length of 2780 mm, it can not be assumed that the production version of any significant diverted .

Hydrogen engine concept used for its rotation two high pressure (70 MPa) hydrogen tanks light a fuel cell stack FC Stack which exhibit a power density of 3 kW / l. Power drive systems was at least 100 kW , the indicated minimum range was about 500 km. As will the serial model is not yet certain. Toyota had no information about the drive not disclosed.

Conversely safely we know that will start production next year and the first customers have real car in Japan, particularly in regions where it develops hydrogen infrastructure buy early as April 2015 . Europe and North America are at least next summer. But price is not the lowest – about 7,000,000 yen (about 1.384 million CZK).

Source: Toyota