2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
The new 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid consumes an average of 2.1 liters of petrol per 100 kilometers, emits 45 g / km CO2 emissions and can travel 25 kilometers powered only by electricity. This is according to official data model for Europe. When the charge in the battery Prius Plug-in Hybrid is exhausted, the vehicle continues to operate as a regular full hybrid, showing average fuel consumption of 3.7 liters / 100 kilometers and emitting 85 g / km CO2 emissions harmful. The new Prius can be charged with electricity from the grid, as it only takes 90 minutes. With a full tank and battery fully charged car can travel over 1250 kilometers. New Plug-in model offers similar space in the cabin and trunk volume of similar – 443 liters.
The drive of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is entrusted to a 1.8-liter petrol engine (99 hp) electric motor (82 hp) and a set of lithium-ion battery (4.4 kWh). This combination generates a total output of 136 hp, enabling acceleration from standstill to 100 km / h in 10.7 seconds and maximum speed 180 km / hour. Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will enter the market in the summer of this year. Prices have not yet been announced, by the Japanese company stated that they will be £ 30,000.