A new one will arrive on the automotive market in 2013 hybrid car license plate Toyota. After the success of the various Prius Toyota has decided to strengthen itself in the clean car sector and does so by proposing a semi-compact, the Toyota Avalon.
There Toyota Avalon is proposed on the market with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine in the Atkinson cycle and, classic technology cannot be missing Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive, which has become the standard of Toyota hybrid cars. As the name suggests, the Toyota Avalon Hybrid will go alongside the more conventional Avalon V6.
L'Hybrid Avalon has substantial changes in both design and mechanics. Aerodynamics are lightened in order to maximize the fuel economy with its 200 horsepower and three driving modes:
EV, electric only, for circulation in urban centers. The mode EV-drive does not allow to exceed 40 km / h
Eco-drive, which uses the fuel-efficient petrol engine
Sport-drive, perfect for highway driving with an efficiency of 6 liters of fuel per 100 km
The battery is a 244.8 volt nickel-metal hydride and not the classic lithium-ion battery.
Will it arrive in Italy?
There Toyota Avalon hybrid it will debut on the American market next 2013. The car seems to be designed specifically for the needs of the American automotive sector, which is why we do not know if and when it will be available on the European market.
Photo | © 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid