Hydrogen Toyota was sent to the rally

December 29, 2014 at 11:16 pm

Toyota is prepared to participate in one of the stages of the Japanese Rally Championship – in Shinshiro, which will take place on asphalt and gravel roads – Hydrogen Saloon FCV. The car will go as a “zero” crew – it will check the readiness of the track to check-in before entering the start of combat crews.

The company noted that the car have been specially trained to take part in the rally. In this case, the details of changes did not provide the Japanese car. From prototype FCV its rally version differs only visually: stickers on the body, modified front bumper air intakes, wheels and other mudguards.

The production version will go on sale FCV in Japan in April 2015, in Europe and the United States – in the summer of the same year. The sedan will be called Mirai.

Toyota Mirai pics

Toyota Mirai image

The model will complement the 136-strong unit working on fuel cells. Machine will move through the electric motor, the energy for which is derived from the reaction between oxygen and hydrogen. A departure from the activity of such power plant is water.

Toyota Mirai pics

Toyota Mirai picture

Home sales production version of FCV in Japan is scheduled for April 2015, to the European and US car gets to fly. Assembly model will establish a factory in the city of Motomachi in Aichi Prefecture.

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