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Old 12-08-2014, 04:44 PM   #1
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Toyota Mirai

Toyota's Show information about its first sedan that runs on fuel cells. The new model, which had hitherto held codenamed FCV (ie Fuel Cell Vehicle), called Mirai, which if translated from Japanese means "cleaner future."
Its power is 153 horsepower and runs on fuel cells, in the depths of which there is a chemical reaction involving hydrogen and oxygen, resulting in generated energy that fuels an electric motor. Threshold of 100 km / h for the novelty reaches 9.0 - seconds and power reserve is sufficient to cover the distance equal to 485 kilometers. The car is designed to travel to four people. The car has two fuel tanks for hydrogen, one of which is located under the rear seat row and the second at the back of the rear seats, power battery in the luggage compartment and the device generating electricity through a chemical reaction of fuel cells under the bottom in the middle of the sedan. Boost voltage converter is placed in the center console, and an electric motor and controller power under the hood. Fill the fuel tanks of hydrogen in just 5 minutes. In addition, developers 2015 Toyota Mirai, offered as a separate supplement - Power take off System ( PTO), through which it is possible to use the car as a charging station for your home.
Externally, the car with a wheelbase of 2780 mm is huge front bumper air intakes - triangular with vertical LED running lights on the sides and in the center of a high level, which are necessary to obtain a large amount of air

Toyota has been developing hydrogen cars a long time. For example, a 97-year manufacturer showed a concept SUV FCHV, running on hydrogen. A little later, a prototype yet seen the light, albeit in limited quantities, and in 2008 the model became possible to rent. The same hydrogen SUV Toyota sent to some public institutions and organizations in which these cars were tested, and management periodically sends reports about the operation of models FCHV.

Price Toyota Mirai 2015 defined in 57.500 US dollars, except this car can take out a loan for three years with a monthly payment of 499 dollars, but at the same time to refuel hydrogen fuel within this period will be free. Sales start in the spring of 2015. Initially, the novelty will appear in the domestic market, but it is expected that in the summer of the new sedan will be available in the markets of Europe and the States. 
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