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Toyota hits the i-ROAD

24 Mar , 2014  

Toyota i-ROAD front 2 - carwitter

One day Toyota expects you all to be driving something like this, their new i-ROAD.

This tiny, single passenger, vehicle has hit the roads in Tokyo with 20 people beginning testing before Toyota decide on the project’s future.

Toyota i-ROAD - carwitter

Headline figures include a tiny width of just 870mm and two small electric motors powering (gently) the i-ROAD to a top speed of 37 mph.

Toyota say a two-seater version of the tiny motor will be heading to Grenoble next year.

Overall length (mm) 2,345
Overall width (mm) 870
Overall height (mm) 1,455
Wheelbase (mm) 1,695
Kerb weight (kg) 300
Tyre size – front 80/90R16
Tyre size – rear 120/90R10
Min. turning radius (m) 3.0
Powertrain 2 electric motors
Max. speed (mph) 37
Cruising range on single charge (miles) 30 (at steady 18.6mph)
Battery type Lithium-ion

Toyota i-ROAD front - carwitter

Toyota i-ROAD side 2 - carwitter

Toyota i-ROAD rear - carwitter

Toyota i-ROAD rear 2  - carwitter

Toyota i-ROAD side - carwitter

Toyota i-ROAD front 3 - carwitter

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