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TOYOTA PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID THE PRIUS SWITCHES TO CABLE

The Prius arrives at PARIS MOTOR SHOW in its hybrid variant rechargeable, A version that adopts the transition less cleaving style.

The Prius and hybrid rechargeable is a story that does not date from yesterday. the previous generation indeed proposed a version plug-in whose benefits however, were too few to make you not rechargeable Prius, and especially its additional cost of nearly $ 7,000 compared to the latter. but this has not unmotivated the Japanese manufacturer that has european premiere of the second generation Prius Plug-in Hybrid as part of World.

TOYOTA PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID

A DOUBLED ELECTRIC RANGE

The Prius Plug-in Hybrid retains the 1.8 atmospheric petrol unit with Atkinson cycle non rechargeable model. the battery is however replaced in favor of a unit claiming an capacity of 8.8 kWh. Toyota claims a battery life of 100% electric 50 km, twice the old rechargeable Prius, and is a consumption of 1.4 l / 100 km which represents 32 g CO2 / km, be (the lowest values of all PHEVs market), says the manufacturer. recharging the battery is done by 5:30 on a standard outlet, and about 2 hours on a 240V outlet.

Now remains to be know the price of the new Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.

ALFA ROMEO GIULIA VELOCE CLOVER SEED

The Giulia catalog will grow at a World sharpened Version further reducing the gap between «civil» range and extreme Quadrifoglio. On the program: two petrol and diesel engines respectively claiming 280 and 210 hp.

This new version of the Giulia takes the Veloce shield born in 1956 on the original Giulietta, and more recently reintroduced on the current Giulietta at its restyling. Contrary to what one might think, it is not intended to go compete against the Audi S4, BMW 340i and other AMG Mercedes C 450. No, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce is the level below and will only have a maximum of only 280 hp. This power will be following a 2.0 petrol but a 2.2 Diesel 210 hp will also be offered. Side torque, Alfa Romeo announces 400 Nm for the first and 470 Nm for the second. Both engines will be the one and the other coupled to the automatic 8-speed but also to the unique wheel drive Q4. The latter offers mostly a propulsion behavior by transmitting 100% of torque to the rear axle. If necessary, the front end can receive up to 60% of torque.

FROM 56500 USD IN DIESEL

ALFA ROMEO GIULIA VELOCE

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce is loosely based on the Quadrifoglio regarding the look. The shields are in fact more aggressive but the stern wins an air diffuser as the radical version. The look is highlighted by gloss black accents and can even become a bit more demonstrative thanks to 19-inch wheels «Performance» optional. The interior is not left out and receives the leather sports seats and the steering wheel with flat.

For now, only the Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Diesel has a price: 56500 USD. Note that the standard equipment includes the infotainment system with 8.8-inch screen, autonomous braking system with pedestrian recognition or the parking sensors with reversing camera.