Toyota announced earlier this year that it is gearing up for the launch of its first mass market electric vehicles for the US, but now it also appears set to show one for Europe next week, according to a new microsite launched on Wednesday.
The Japanese firm Toyota has published today an image that advances part of the aesthetics of what will be a new SUV belonging to an offensive of electric cars. They have called it X Prologue.
Toyota launches the first image of its new electric car
Toyota shows just a single headlight from the new electric vehicle below a countdown that ends on March 17. There are no other details at the moment except for how the hood appears to match the styling of Toyota’s other modern vehicles. There is also an LED light bar that crosses the front of the car, a design element that is becoming increasingly popular in the electric vehicle space.
The X Prologue will be Toyota’s first electric vehicle concept launched outside of China for the Japanese auto-manufacturing giant notoriously shy of electric vehicles. To quell speculation that the X Prologue is more than just a design and engineering study, Toyota has previously confirmed that its first electric vehicle outside of China will be the size of an RAV4, and the X Prologue compact SUV appears considerably smaller.
The SUV will presumably be based on the Japanese group’s new e-TNGA platform and on which Subaru’s electric SUV will also be based.. An SUV that already has a name, Subaru Evoltis, and that will be presented after Toyota does the same with the X Prologue.
Last year it announced that it would accelerate its electric vehicle push to meet public expectations, with 10 new electric vehicle models and one million electric vehicle sales per year by 2030.
The e-TNGA platform It will be responsible for accommodating all electric cars that Toyota intends to present in the coming bars. It is a modular structure that allows the firm to easily adjust lengths and distances between axes, in order to articulate different types of bodies around it, with options of one or two electric motors, different transmission designs and a wide range of capacities. Of battery.
When will it be presented?
The presentation of this X Prologue concept will take place this month, more specifically on March 17 at 10 a.m. in spindle CET.