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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.
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.