2016 Toyota Prius Has Officially Been Launched

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Well it is finally here, the all new 2016 Toyota Prius. Toyota officially launched it few hours ago, and truth be told, even though Toyota is calling it a ‘fun Prius’, it is kind of weird. From ambiguous design sketches to spy shots, the general opinion has been of a bit taken aback. And those front and rear lights have been quite polarizing in creating an opinion.

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The unveiling of 4th generation Prius took place in Las Vegas, USA at 2400 hours last night. A red Prius was suspended from the ceiling and was lowered to a platform from where the Toyota official drove it to a rotating platform in front of the international media. Toyota says it is not just about the fuel economy this time, although you can expect a boost of 10% better mileage from the previous model, but also about making the car ‘more fun to drive than ever’, and a technological marvel this car is.

2016 Toyota Prius is based on Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA). The car comes with a 1.8l internal combustion unit, and along with its hybrid synergy unit, the horsepower has been bumped to 150; 15 more than the previous model.

We will share more information as soon it is available, but for now, here are the launch photos, courtesy of theverge.com

  • what the

    Someone needs to fire the people who designed the exterior….

  • Waleed Ahmed

    Truly a Nightmare for PRIUS Fans! :O

  • truthxplorer

    haha is it really a car or a joke

  • Waqar Munir

    designed by Pakistanis I guess.

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