Google has recently chosen the Toyota IQ for the Street View project and the small Japanese model is currently being used on the narrow streets of Belgium.
After using a wide range of cars for creating the Street View, Google has recently chosen yet a new model, the Toyota IQ, which is currently being used in Belgium, on its narrow streets. Google has used different cars in different countries for the Street View project and in Europe the internet giant preferred models like the Opel Astra, while the Subaru Impreza and even the Toyota Prius were chosen for the United States of America. The Toyota IQ was chosen for Belgium’s narrow streets and this is actually good marketing for the Japanese based automaker.
As a quick reminder, the new Toyota IQ, which is also known as the Scion IQ, has been in production ever since 2008 and it’s being assembled in Takaoka, Japan. The model is coming as a three-door hatchback, with a choice of three engines, two petrols and one diesel, mated to either a five-speed manual, a six-speed manual or a CVT. The Toyota IQ’s second generation is 3,051 mm long, 1,680 mm wide and 1,500 mm tall, with a curb weight of 860 kg. The Aston Martin Cygnet is based on the Toyota IQ.