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Car Tech Video: Toyota FT-Bh
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Car Tech Video: Toyota FT-Bh

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A little more time in the design studio might have helped this supposed next Prius.

Sometimes things just don't go well in the old design studio. Like this Toyota FTBH concept. The mission was to design a next generation hybrid using existing technologies and materials but at cheap new levels of efficiency. If this is what it takes to get the drag coefficient down for a higher MPG, I'm okay with the current rigs. But Toyota says this level of ugly will get you to 112 MPG. Part of it is part to a tiny 2 cylinder gas engine beefed up with the electric motor rig and lithium ion batteries which some Japanese Prii already get. Lightweight as achieved with a steel body, no aluminum shell or carbon fiber...

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