The i-Road and the FV2 concept cars have been officially unveiled by the Japanese based automaker Toyota, during the 2013 Tokyo International Motor Show.
The Toyota i-Road concept weighs less than 300 kg (661 lbs) and it’s a three-wheeler vehicle, getting two tandem seats and measuring 2,350 mm in length, 1,445 mm in height and riding on a 1,700 mm long wheelbase. The i-Road concept is riding on 16-inch front alloy wheels, wrapped in 80 / 80 tires, and a 10-inch rear wheel, with a 130/170 tire.
Toyota says that the new i-Road Concept is getting the Active Lean system, which is controlling the body angle for a more stable ride. Power is being provided by two 2 kW electric motors, mounted in the front wheels, which are taking their juice from a lithium-ion battery pack. Top speed stands at 45 km/h (28 mph) and the total range stands at approximately 48 km (30 miles). Recharging the batteries will take 3 hours when using a regular outlet.
The Toyota FV2 Concept has been also unveiled during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. The model in question is 3,000 mm long, 1,600 mm wide and it’s riding on a 2,360 mm wheelbase. In the so-called “sleep mode”, the FV2 is 990 mm tall while in the driving mode, the height can reach 1,780 mm. The Toyota FV2 concept is a two-seater vehicle, part of the company’s Fun to Drive philosophy. No additional details on this model have been announced yet.