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Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota RAV4 EV to go on sale summer

Tesla’s Model X not be the first all-electric SUV on the market. built electric versions of its from 1997 to 2003, in limited numbers. The Japanese is re-entering the electric car market a new RAV4 EV this summer.

The EV seems like a potential to the Model X, but its powertrain was designed by Toyota paid Elon s car company $60 million to develop a pack and electric motor. The sends 154 horsepower to the front and gets its juice from batteries.

According to Toyota, the reincarnated EV will have a range of 100 per charge. If the RAV4 can achieve range in everyday driving, it stack up well against EVs. The electric SUV can be charged either a 120V or 240V in as little as six hours.

The battery comes with an eight-year/100,000-mile In normal driving, the RAV4 EV accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 8.6 and reach a top speed of 85 mph. It be able to keep up with traffic, but just barely.

It is also a major improvement the original RAV4 EV, which had a top of 78 mph and took 18 seconds to reach 60 The old RAV4 reportedly came to the new car’s 100 mile range, and of these first-generation models are on the road.

The new RAV4 EV also has a mode,” which makes the computer less frugal. In mode, the RAV4 will do in 7.0 seconds and reach a top speed of 100 The gauges also change blue to red, either to a sense of sportiness, or to symbolize the anger about being irresponsibly (sport mode range).

Why Toyota decided to put a sport on an electric SUV is anyone’s guess, but its modifications seem more Compared to a regular RAV4, the EV is aerodynamic; it sports a drag of 0.30. This is because of the slippery nose, with its grille and redesigned front

Toyota RAV4 EV

The headlights are more efficient (except for the high beams, are halogen).

Toyota also a few luxuries, including heated seats upholstered in “Neutron” and Toyota’s Entune connectivity These items may have thrown in to justify the RAV4 higher base price. A RAV4 costs $23,500-$30,000, but the EV sticker for $50,610, including an shipping charge.

Saving the doesn’t come cheap.

the RAV4 EV will not be a mass-market like the Chevy Volt and Leaf. Toyota will selling its electric SUv this but only in California. It will be sold elsewhere, but Toyota plans on building 2600

That will make the EV very rare. It also business sense. Toyota have the market to itself its partner’s Model X goes on in 2013.

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