Agent009 submitted on 1/14/2014 Official Bell & Ross Timestamp: 10:24:55 AM
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The Toyota FCV Concept is a practical concept of the fuel cell vehicle Toyota plans to launch around 2015 as a pioneer in the development of hydrogen-powered vehicles.
The concept boasts a driving range of at least 500 km and refueling times as low as three minutes, roughly the same time as a gasoline vehicle. The vehicle's exterior design takes cues from a catamaran and evokes flowing water. The front view features air intakes on each side that symbolize the "taking in air, emitting water" function of the cutting-edge technology. The side view conveys this air-to-water transformation with its flowing-liquid door profile and wave-motif fuel cap, while the rear view conveys a catamaran's stern. With Toyota's proprietary small, light-weight FC Stack and two 70 MPa high-pressure hydrogen tanks placed beneath the specially designed body, the Toyota FCV Concept can accommodate up to four passengers. The Toyota FC Stack boasts power output density of 3 kW/l, more than twice that of the current "Toyota FCHV-adv" FC Stack. In addition, the FC system is equipped with Toyota's high-efficiency boost converter. Increasing the voltage made it possible to reduce the size of the motor and the number of FC cells, leading to a smaller FC system with enhanced performance at reduced cost. Vehicle name Length (mm) Width (mm) Height (mm) Wheelbase (mm) Occupancy Toyota FCV Concept 4,870 1,810 1,535 2,780 4 **Keep your browser pointed to AutoSpies.com for the latest breaking news leading up to the 2014 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS)Lexus is the exclusive sponsor of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show Photo Galleries.2014 Detroit Auto Show 2014 Detroit Auto Show
Toyota FCV Concept
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