Toyota has introduced a miniature three-wheeled electric car

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Toyota has introduced a miniature three-wheeled electric car

Car company Toyota at the exhibition Automotive World 2017 introduced the concept quite interesting electric car. When you weight 300 pounds, this electric car can accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour. With the car only 3 wheels.

The First prototype was shown to the public in 2016 and consists of a buggy with «» four wheels. Then engine power was very regrettable, and the maximum speed that was able to develop the car, did not exceed 60-70 km/h. At the same time, despite the fact that the electric car belonged to the class of «buggy», he could move only on flat terrain.

A New version of the car has dimensions of 260 to 130 centimeters. And it is double. Have an electric two front and one driving the rear wheel. To improve the traction motor and batteries located in the rear of the car, directly behind the seats passenger and driver. The maximum power of the engine is 11.7 kW. The battery is composed of 840 lithium-ion cells of size 18650 standard, and its total capacity is 10 kWh.

Charging three-wheeled electric car from Toyota motor device auto

One battery charge is enough to complete the journey of 160 miles. The efficiency of a vehicle is 16 miles per kilowatt, which is much higher than the efficiency of most manufactured «normal» four-wheeled electric cars, which it does not exceed 6 miles per kilowatt.

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