Mirai: Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle
The Japanese carmaker, Toyota unveiled its first-ever Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle (HFCV).
Toyota Mirai is a 4-door sedan which delivers to claims a range of 502kms under the U.S EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), which makes the car one of the most fuel-efficient HFCV.
Mirai was first ever launched in Japan, which was then followed by U.S, UK and other European markets. As per the recent news, one of its units has lately arrived in India.
Toyota Mirai’s Design:
Toyota’s Mirai comes with a very sophisticated design which is loaded with very high-tech features. The features include:
1. 4.2-inch HD TFT liquid crystal display which is meant for the speedometer and the multi-information display.
2. A touchscreen which is floating in nature used for the infotainment system.
3. Steering wheel consisting of 3-spoke multi-function
4. An 11-speaker sound system of JBL.
5. A centre console raked in nature, which consists of silver trim
The makers of the cars have also kept the security intact by launching
-A pre-collision system,
-Traffic alert of rear cross,
-Alert system for land departure,
-A control system for drive-start,
-An automatic high beam,
-An adaptive and automatic cruise control,
-Control system for vehicle stability,
-Traction control system,
-Control system for hill start,
-Emergency signal breaks with high reflexes,
-Monitor system for the rearview,
-Isofix child seat,
-An automatic inner anti-glare mirror,
-ABS used with EBD,
-Parking sensor control system and a lot more.
Toyota Mirai’s Price:
Toyota Mirai’s price is estimated to be costing between Rs 6 Lakhs to 9 Lakhs. (introductory, ex-showroom India).
The lowest model costing for about 6 Lakhs and the highest model which will be offering various features will be costing for about 9 Lakhs on road. However, the price depends on the state and the type of model.
Toyota Mirai: Engine
The Toyota Mirai is known to use the Toyota fuel cell system (TFCS) which consists of cell fuels and hybrid technology. It comes along with the company’s FC stack and very high-pressure hydrogen tank.
The fuel system of cell delivers some very high power to an electric motor which pushes the peak of the power of 149bhp with a 335Nm of torque.