• Toyota FT-EV

The Toyota iQ (in North America: Scion iQ) is a car model of the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota, which is located in the small car segment. The same concept vehicle on which the almost three meters long oriented 3 +1- seater, was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in autumn of 2007. The end of 2008 began the production of the production model, after it was presented in March 2008 at the Geneva Motor Show. The start of sales for Europe was on 24 January 2009. IQ provides within its class, an alternative concept to the Toyota Aygo is: It is wider, taller, heavier and more expensive than the Group brother, but about half a meter shorter. With this format, it competes mainly with the Smart Fortwo, the iQ, in contrast to this a front-engine, front-wheel drive with it. In May 2014, the production of the iQ is terminated for the European market.

Externally characterize the smallest Toyota 15-inch alloy wheels, far overhead lights, short overhangs and a direction B-pillar curved second side window that forms an optical unit with the rear window. Inside engaged by the omission of the glove compartment of the passenger seat further forward and represents behind accommodate a third adult ready. Behind the driver can also find a place a child. Was made possible this Space distribution and the elimination of the conventional trunk. An approximately ten centimeters is narrow trough, which can be used, if necessary, with the bottom upwards and together with the folding rear seats gives a flat cargo area in its place.

The cockpit is dominated by a silver-colored, triangular center console, in which the climate control unit, the heating controller, air vents and an optional touch-screen navigation system with 5.8-inch screen, USB port and Bluetooth interface are. The flat-bottomed steering wheel is designed to improve the space for the driver and has a black and purple leather. These colors and more shades of brown is used throughout the interior for use. A special safety equipment, the world’s first mounted behind the rear seats airbag is, which is to protect the passengers in the rear in rear-end collisions. Due to the lack of trunk space, and thus the lack of crumple zone are the passengers in the second row of seats in rear-end collisions at particular risk. The risk of injury will be reduced considerably by this airbag. The iQ reached at the Euro NCAP crash test in February 2009, the highest rating with five out of five stars.

Also technical components have been designed to save space. Thus the steering gear is located high in the engine compartment, the rear shocks are oblique, the heating system is compact and the tank is narrow and under-floor mounted Even the basic version is equipped with air conditioning. The originating from the Toyota Yaris engines deliver a petrol 1.0-liter displacement and three cylinders at 50 kW (68hp) or 72 kW (98 PS) in the newly developed 1.3-liter four-cylinder. The 1.4-liter four-cylinder diesel engine was only fitted to 29 February 2012 and reached 66 kW (90hp) and was like the petrol engine with manual transmission available. For the petrol stepless CVT automatic switching is available. As of July 2009, the iQ is also offered with a newly developed start-stop system in conjunction with the 1.33 liter engine.

In November 2010, the manufacturer issued a recall for the model is known, for example because could trigger the crossing of security markings on highways vibrations that could cause a failure of the power steering of the electric power steering. In Germany, 13,609 units were affected, 70,800 in Europe.

On the platform of iQ Aston Martin Cygnet developed to meet European directives for fleet consumption.

At the Detroit Motor Show 2009, the study FT-EV was presented. The concept is based on the Toyota IQ against a pure battery vehicle at 80km range and 110km/h. Meanwhile, the study was redesigned Toyota FT-EV II speaks of the range has been extended and now is 90km, the maximum speed was reduced to 100km/hr.

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Current models: xB | xB ACPE | FR-S | xD | iQ | Scion tC

Discontinued models: xA

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