The three-seat electric concept shows Toyota’s vision for urban mobility
21 February 2017

The Toyota i-TRIL electric city car concept will make its world debut at this year’s Geneva motor show, showcasing the manufacturer’s vision of urban mobility in 2030.

Toyota i-TRIL previews autonomous electric city car

It has a one-plus-two seating arrangement and Toyota says it features ‘Active Lean’ technology that is similar to the Toyota i-ROAD concept shown in Geneva in 2013.

The i-TRIL may also get a limited top speed similar to the i-ROAD of around 30mph.

Toyota i-ROAD pictured below

Toyota i-ROAD

Toyota says it has been developed as a “viable alternative” to city cars and small hatchbacks for people who “still want to have fun when driving, even at slower, urban traffic speeds”.

The car has been developed by Toyota Motor Europe with the company’s design centre in Nice. 

The Japanese manufacturer will also be displaying the new Yaris, along with a hot version of it, at the Geneva motor show.

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21 February 2017
- Positioned as an "alternative to city cars, other electric vehicles and motorcycles" - self-driving technology - active lean - holds three...

21 February 2017
Is it a car for budgies?

21 February 2017
Looks like they have taken a Piaggio MP3 and turned it into a small car to me

21 February 2017
Nice one androo, budgies LOL

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