2012 Toyota FCV-R Concept


Toyota cars at the show Geneva in 2012 , except for FT-Bh Concept shows another concept car - Toyota FCV-R Concept. The automaker said that the design of vehicles of the future, which could provide the consumer complete freedom to move, you need to focus on various factors such as their size, the potential mileage, terrain where the vehicle will be operated and the availability of affordable energy for it.

Hybrids and electric cars can provide mobility for small and medium distances. For longer trips, higher priority will be to use the vehicles to hydrogen fuel cell, which is a new FCV-R Concept. To become a leader in environmental vehicles, Toyota has developed a technology Hybrid Synergy Drive, which is conducted according to the creation of hybrids (PHEV), electric vehicles (EV) and hydrogen cars (FCV).

Toyota engineers claim that the cars use hydrogen fuel and as an example of FCV-R Concept, can be considered the most environmentally friendly. From the reaction of hydrogen and oxygen can get a lot of energy with zero emissions of harmful substances, as the exhaust is steam machines.

Toyota FCV-R Concept is the result of two decades of Japanese engineers. This is a futuristic high-tech concept car FCV-R, which has a modern engine and two hydrogen storage tanks of gas. The new concept car built on a platform of Totota Prius . The length / width / height, respectively, equal to 4 745/1 790/1 510 millimeters. If you look at the silhouette of the new items, you can see in the front and rear bodywork elements FCV-R Concept letter «W». The form is not only a positive effect on the aerodynamics, but also, by design engineers, symbolizes the idea of ​​hydrogen cars.

Shop Toyota FCV-R is made in the colors of the traditional Japanese costume, in this case, tradition is combined with high technology. On the panel there are two monitors, one of which displays the navigation map, the appointment of another - control audio and climate system through the touch screen.

Car entertainment system can communicate with the driver and even a smart phone display on your monitor incoming messages to your phone. FCV-R can carry four people and baggage to a distance of 700 kilometers, its fuel cells are located underneath and steal interior and trunk space.

It is expected that the serial FCV-R in the hydrogen-fueled Toyota will launch the market in 2015. By 2020, the Japanese are going to sell tens of thousands of hydrogen cars annually and develop the infrastructure of filling stations for such vehicles.


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