Toyota introduced a miniature electric trohkolesny
The car company Toyota in the exhibition Automotive World 2017 introduced the concept quite interesting electric car. When a mass of 300 kg, this electric vehicle can accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour. At the same time auto only 3 wheels.
The first prototype was shown to the public back in 2016 and represented the buggy with the "standard" four wheels. Then the power of the engine was very unfortunate, and the maximum speed, which was able to develop the car, did not exceed 60-70 km / h. At the same time, despite the fact that electric car belongs to a class "buggy", he could walk only on flat ground.
The new version of the car has dimensions of 260 by 130 centimeters. And it is a two-seater. In the electric two front and one rear wheel driving. To improve adhesion to the road surface the motor and the batteries are located in the rear of the vehicle, directly behind the driver and passenger seats. The maximum power of the engine 11 is 7 kW. Battery 840 is composed of a lithium-ion cell size standard 18650, and its total capacitance is 10 kWh.
Charging the three-wheeled electric car from Toyota Motor and device auto
One battery charge is enough to overcome the way to 160 kilometers. The efficiency of the vehicle is 16 kilometers per kilowatt, which is much higher than that of the majority of produced "normal" four-wheel electric vehicles, in which it is less than 6 kilometers per kilowatt.