A serial hydrogen Toyota FCV debuted in America

July 7, 2014 at 10:12 pm

These days in the U.S. city of Aspen, Colorado, held an annual car event Aspen Ideas Festival. One of the main exhibits of the show became a serial hydrogen sedan Toyota FCV, specially prepared for the North American market.

Toyota FCV front Pic

Toyota FCV front Pic


The manufacturer calls its vehicle development and future claims that Toyota FCV buyers do not have to compromise between security, cost and dynamics. However, from substantive comments on the themes of the dynamics and safety representatives at the festival Toyota abstained. As for the price, it has previously been reported that in Japan hydrogen sedan will cost about 7 million yen (about 70,000 euro).

Toyota FCV back photo

Toyota FCV back photo

According to preliminary data, using hydrogen power plant Toyota FCV can be accelerated up to 100 km/h in about 10 seconds. On one refueling sedan can pass up to 480 km, and dressing it, according to the creators of the machine will take about five minutes. It is a small number of specialized filling stations so far restrained and stops the vehicle with hydrogen power plants. Toyota promises to address this issue: in particular, in California due to the Japanese company will have 19 new filling stations for cars on fuel cells.

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