Toyota Prius belongs to hybrid cars of the producer of Toyota. Production is widespread in Japan and China. Differs in high profitability and besides it has the lowest level of pollution of the atmosphere in comparison with other Toyota models. A distinctive feature is the absence of idling.
In modifications of Toyota Prius there is one petrol and one electric engine, and at the same each have a high-capacity battery. The electric motor can work just like the generator, thereby automatically recharging the accumulator. Units can work separately and in common together, the management of which have on-board computer. Toyota Prius easily recognizable at the expense of its easily streamline shapes. The drag coefficient is 0.26 aerodynamics. The cabin is air conditioning, which is running on battery, while the engine is not involved. Salon also has a special display that allows you to control the audio system. On a separate touch screen you can see the engine, a subdress of the accumulator and all other technical malfunctions of the car on the way. Transmission is somewhat different from all other models of Toyota - speed can be switched by pressing a special joystick, which is located near the steering wheel or by pressing the same under the steering wheel. Speeds are specified on the display in the green color, and time of their switching is also specified. The car can be opened with a special electronic key, if difficulties arose with it, you can use a mechanical key. It is possible to include at insertion of a key in ignition and after pressing of the Power button, in this case foot must be on the brake.
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