Toyota is rolling their spin machine on the new Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept. The study will have its moment in the spotlight at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month, before hitting the salesroom floors next year.
Even though the car can be driven either on petrol alone, or just electric, it can also run on a combination of the two. Unfortunately, the engine's power figures do leave quite a bit to be desired. Although it uses a reasonably sized engine, featuring a 1.8-liter displacement, it only manages to put out 97 horsepower. This leads to a 0-100 km/h time of "around 10 seconds," which means that the car probably hits 100 in 10 to 10.5 seconds under lab conditions, and maybe a second slower in the real world.
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It can churn out between 588kW (800hp) and 735kW (1,000hp), all of which is
channeled to all four wheels using the AWD system. Standard fuel is petrol
but ethanol can be used as an alternative. To stop it running away from the
driver is a set of powerful carbon ceramic brakes.
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New Toyota Auris 2013 - Which? first drive
http://whi.ch/ToyotaAuris2013 Toyota's new Auris has big boots to fill.
It's a direct descendent of the Corolla, the world's bestselling car and
the model that earned Toyota its reputation for reliability.
The five-door Auris hatchback goes on sale first, with a Touring Sports
estate due in July 2013. Prices start at £14,500, although Toyota UK
expects the hybrid -- priced from £19,995 -- to be its bestseller.
Four engines are offered: 1.33- and 1.6-litre petrol, 1.4 diesel and the
hybrid, which uses the same petrol/electric drivetrain as the Prius. A
six-speed manual gearbox is standard, with an optional auto 'box (£1,000)
on the 1.6 petrol. The hybrid comes with a 'one-speed' CVT automatic.
Medium hatchbacks are the bread and butter of the UK car market, so the
Toyota's rivals include some familiar faces: Ford Focus, Renault Megane,
Vauxhall Astra and Volkswagen Golf.
At the top end of this segment, the Audi A3, BMW 1 Series and Mercedes
A-class offer premium badges at premium prices. And at the lower end, cars
like the Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai i30 and Kia Cee'd tempt buyers with long
warranties and plenty of standard equipment.
Finally, let's not forget compact MPVs and 4x4s, such as Toyota's own Verso
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Der Toyota Auris Hybrid ist der erste Hybrid in der Kompaktklasse. Ab
August 2010 hat der Toyota Auris Hybrid mit dem gleichen
Zwei-Motoren-Antrieb wie der Prius gestartet.