Toyota Prius 2016: the icon is renewed! And these are the 5 keys of the new generation Prius
18 years have passed since the birth of the original, the model would become its own merits, in the shape of hybrid car, the silhouette of efficiency and technology of the XXI Century. 3.5 million units sold worldwide after the Toyota Prius 2016 It becomes the fourth generation of an icon, the Toyota Prius icon. A generational change which will mean a big jump in the aesthetic and technological. We are probably talking about the most important developments of the Prius in more than a decade. An event important enough to be excited to a certain point. What are the 5 key of the new Toyota Prius 2016?
1. Design. Obvious. The new Toyota Prius 2016 design has changed radically. His strokes are more aggressive and exotic than ever, its line marked. Kammback continues to use the style (see article, why are so "ugly" some hybrid?), To that topped by a spoiler that splits into two parts rear window, and defining a completely vertical drop of rear behind.
On its front, the headlights are more aggressive than ever, with whimsical shapes that also include the design of the hood and fenders. Its rear lights shaped inverted vee extend full height. We talk about a fairly radical change, órdago to modernize its aesthetics.
2. Efficiency. Waiting for more details about its mechanics, which has been completely revised, we can be well aware that their efficiency will improve significantly. Approved its consumption should be located somewhere close to the 3.5 liters / 100 kilometers. In any case, this fact will facilitate it in the coming days. The Prius wants to remain the most efficient and clean car, without resorting to plug battery systems.
Toyota also ensures that your mechanics are more refined, this new Prius will be faster and agile, and less noisy. One detail that is appreciated, since the nature of their engine and transmission made so far in intense acceleration noise in the passenger compartment ostensible out.
3. An interior completely renovated, but with the same philosophy as always. On board, we find some of the keys to the Toyota Prius that way. We have a fully digital instrumentation installed in a large central display on the dashboard. Under this, a center console winning space for an entertainment team and touchscreen navigation of considerable dimensions.
Toyota assures us that has also improved its interior space and capacity of its trunk, thanks mainly to the use of more compact and lighter batteries, which have greater energy density.
Four. An entirely new platform. The new Toyota Prius 2016 will be the first to equip the new global architecture for Toyota, the Toyota New Global Architecture (tnga). Its length has grown 6 cm, width 1.5 cm and height has decreased by 2 cm. You will enjoy a lower center of gravity and a suspension worked to make this a more agile car. Curiously, the Toyota emblem on the hood of the new Prius is at the same height as the emblem used by the Toyota GT 86.
5. Technology. The Toyota Prius will debut the new package driving aids and safety systems Toyota Safety Sense (TSS). That means will be equipped with pre-crash system, with emergency braking and pedestrian detection; lane keeping system with active steering correction; adaptive cruise control with radar; and automation of lights reaching.
For everything else, for more concrete about this Toyota Prius details still we have to wait a few days. Still we have to wait for Toyota to provide us with all the information about your big launch for next year.