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Detroit 2012 Live: Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept – the next generation Prius?

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept is, as the name suggests, a hybrid sedan concept car that can be charged from the outlet. The model brought by Toyota at Detroit Auto Show 2012 (North American International Auto Show – NAIAS 2012) prefigures the future design direction of the Japanese brand.

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept - Detroit Auto Show 2012 Live

Toyota came to Detroit Auto Show 2012 with an interesting concept, called NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept. The model presents a new design direction for the Japanese manufacturer, aimed to create an emotional bond with customers.

Together with the GT-86, the new Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept is one of the most interesting creations from Toyota. The exterior of the model has flowing lines and new shapes for a Toyota, a commendable initiative for a conservative manufacturer in terms of design.

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept photo gallery – Detroit Auto Show 2012 Live

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept Design

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept could lead to the next Avensis or maybe the future Prius model, and the front side could be adapted later to all models from Toyota range.

Other manufacturers have successfully applied this stylistic tendency in their ranges, for the aesthetic unification of models for an easy recognition and strengthening the brand’s image. The Toyota officials haven’t yet talked about the production version of NS4, preferring to make a more ambiguous statement regarding the future models.

“In this digital era, cars become like an additional spoke to the electronic connectivity wheel. NS4 demonstrates Toyota approach on the man-machine connection through technology that takes into account both rational connections and emotional bonds and person-person relationships, respectively automobile- society. “said Jim Lentz, Toyota USA president.

The Japanese officials haven’t submitted any information about the propulsion system of the Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept. Its name suggests a gasoline-electric hybrid that can be charged from the mains.

The interior has a sports steering wheel with paddles, which could be used to give the driver a sportier driving experience, different from that offered by most hybrid models.

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept Video Presentation

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept Video

Video Detroit Auto Show 2012 Live – Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan
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Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan Concept via | Toyota USA

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