Toyota begins G2 Mirai FCEV rollout

Latest Mirai is on a new platform with more hydrogen tank and seating capacity

Latest Mirai is on a brand new platform with increased hydrogen container and seating capability

Toyota’s US device is establishing the second generation 2021 Mirai next month. At the same time, Toyota Australia stated it could deliver the hydrogen powered sedan to selected business and government fleets from the first quarter of 2021.

The US requirements Mirai offer several grades the very first time – XLE and restricted – and it is predicated on Toyota’s premium back wheel drive system, the brand new platform enables an extremely rigid-body that’s lower, longer, and larger. The design is much more aerodynamic.

Every grade comes standard with a 12.3-inch multimedia touchscreen with 14 JBL speakers including a subwoofer and amplifier, also Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa compatibility. An eight inch color TFT LCD digital gauge group shows the speedometer, drive mode, fuel effectiveness, MID plus. A Qi-compatible smartphone wireless charging tray normally standard.

Australia’s initial allocation is 20 products.

Very first deliveries are required to coincide utilizing the commissioning of a solar-powered hydrogen production website and refuelling place sustained by ARENA at Toyota’s Centre of Excellence inside Melbourne suburb of Altona.

The second-generation Mirai FCEV presents performance and performance improvements toward fuel-cell system and extended on-board hydrogen tank capacity that substantially increases operating range.

A brand new rear-wheel-drive layout and smart packaging of three hydrogen tanks (previously two) allows seating capacity to be risen to five (from four).

Toyota Australia sales and advertising head Sean Hanley said the introduction of the 2nd generation design was the next step in attaining regional acceptance of FCEVs, after tests for the first-generation model by many people (including councils and resources organizations) since 2016.

The Mirai is planned for Japanese market launch in December.

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