Scroll down to next pages for more pictures. Released today at LA.
As per Toyota, the front badge height make the new Prius a sporty car. (remarkable achievement)
2016 Prius will make official debut on September 8th , 2015 in Los Angles.
The next generation of Prius which will be a 4th generation was caught by spy photographers during a photo shoot in Malibu, Calif. The front and rear design looks completely redesigned. There are no technical details known as of now but Toyota reports that the new model will give the Prius better fuel efficiency by as much as 10 percent to a reported 55 miles per gallon . A new battery system is also rumored to arrive with the new model lineup. Toyota was working on nickel-metal hydride batteries as a replacement of current lithium batteries for Hybrid cars but its not confirm if it will arrive to the new Prius. The new batteries are safer and more reliable. The new car will have LED headlights and taillights.
The new Prius will be on Toyota's new modular platform named as TNGA [Toyota New Global Architecture] which will give new car a lower center of gravity and better handling and control as well as driving pleasure. Many new future cars in Toyota and Lexus line up will be under-pinned to TNGA. Prius is the first car from Toyota on this new architecture.
For next generation Prius, a newer 1.8L engine with increase output in on cards. It will have two electric motors and CVT transmission. A plug-in-hybrid version will also arrive after initial release of regular hybrid version.
As far as interior Toyota promised more refinement and technological features with new entertainment system and cluster design and placement on dashboard.Toyota CEO Akido Toyoda says he wants next upcoming Prius to be more "Heart Racing" . Lets see how much the designers and engineers comes up to their CEO expectations.
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