Toyota launched a serial Tricycle I-Road

March 17, 2015 at 8:32 pm

The world’s largest automaker Toyota still decided on a bold step. The Japanese began to prepare for mass production of 3-wheel electric ultra-compact i-Road.
The world’s largest automaker Toyota still decided on a bold step.
Japanese began preparation for mass production of 3-wheel electric ultra-compact i-Road.Toyota i-Road – is a cross between a tiny 4-wheel electric vehicle Renault Twizy and tricycle motorcycle.
At first funny Japanese tricycle was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013.

Toyota Tricycle I-Road picture

Toyota Tricycle I-Road pics

Toyota i-Road is driven by two electric motors power 2.7 hp each, which are able to disperse the individual vehicle to a speed of 45 km / h. Regular battery charge will last for 50 kilometers. Overall length i-Road is 2.35 m at a height of 1.44 m in height and clearly “non-Slavic” width 85 cm. The weight of the electro vehicle is 300 kg.
Cabin tricycle landing formula “1 + 1″ – the front is not very dimensional adult driver behind – very young passengers (snip). Landing – tandem as a combat aircraft.

Toyota Tricycle I-Road pics

Toyota Tricycle I-Road image

According to Toyota, today collected 70 copies of this amazing vehicle.
In turns Toyota is able to tilt the body and move the center of gravity, which increases the stability of the vehicle on the road. Electro mobile is controlled by the rear wheel. If you’re in motion turn the steering wheel too sharply, electronics keep you on the road and vibration on the steering wheel warn, so to speak misconduct.

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