Finally Toyota has launched the new Prius in India at a price tag of Rs 38.96 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and will be available in one grade - Z8. It has much more advanced features which has been built on Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA).
The TNGA platform states for low-stance designs, by providing the cars a lower centre of gravity than before, which in turn results in better suspension, stability and handling. TNGA and the latest in Toyota’s Hybrid technology blends the best of petrol engine that has the electric motor for a maximum efficiency of 26.27 km/l with minimum emission.
The new Toyota Prius has 1.8 Litre Engine DOHC VVT-I motor with EV44, Eco and Power modes which can delivers upto 97bhp power and 142Nm of torque.
The Electric Motor works with tandem with petrol engine and it sources power with lithium Ion Batteries.The company also claims that they have increased the fuel efficiency by more 10 percent and 40 percent thermal efficiency as compare to the earlier model.
The one more attracting feature i found in this the instrument cluster with 4.2 inch ,touch screen infotainmemt , new automatic climate control and colour head up display.
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