The Japanese automaker says the world-premiere concept unveiling of a two-seat urban electric vehicle called the i-Road will take place at the Geneva Motor Show next month, and has released a top-view picture of the model.
For now, all that Toyota will say about the i-Road is that it is "compact," "fun" and "emissions-free." The picture appears to reveal a tandem-seating arrangement and a layout that includes two semi-detached front wheels and a single windshield wiper (hey, the car's pretty narrow). Beyond that, well, there's not much to go on.
Along with the i-Road, Toyota will be showing off its FT-86 "open" concept, the Auris Touring Sports wagon and the fourth-generation RAV4 SUV. The show starts March 7. Check out Toyota's press release below.
World premiere of the FT-86 Open concept
World premiere of the TOYOTA i-ROAD concept
World premiere of the Auris Touring Sports
European motor show debut of the new RAV4
Brussels, Belgium - From market-leading full hybrid products and award-winning sports cars, through to the launch of the 4th-generation of its pioneering Sport Utility Vehicle and a peak into the future of urban personal mobility, Toyota's portfolio at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show continues to demonstrate its continued success with the philosophy of 'Always Making Better Cars'.
FT-86 Open concept
The Toyota FT-86 Open concept is an exciting sneak preview of a possible future variant of the award-winning GT86. Created to gauge customer reaction at the same time as prototype engineering assessments take place, the FT-86 Open concept will demonstrate how driving pleasure could be taken to another level.
The TOYOTA i-ROAD is a compact, fun and emissions-free personal mobility concept capable of swiftly and efficiently transporting two people in an urban environment.
Auris Touring Sports
Following its preview at the Paris Motor Show, the Auris Touring Sports will make its world premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, where full specifications, dimensions and performance data will be revealed.
Combining versatility and dynamic design with superior luggage capacity and segment-unique full hybrid technology, the new Auris Touring Sports is set to become the new point of reference in the medium-sized wagon segment.
The premiere of the new Auris Touring Sports will be supported by one design study – the Auris Touring Sports 'Black'.
Making its European motor show debut, the new 4th-generation RAV4 builds upon its pioneering heritage to reflect the stronger emphasis placed on family use by the segment's customers, without sacrificing any of the model's core values.
The new RAV4 offers distinctive styling, refined premium-quality interior design, greater efficiency and further enhancements to its all-wheel drive system for a more engaging drive.
The debut of the new RAV4 will be supported by two design studies – the RAV4 'Premium' and the RAV4 'Adventure'.
The Toyota Press Conference will take place on Stand 4.111 at 13:00 on Tuesday 5th March.