so powerful，amazing…OMG! The RAV4 Prime is the modern day reincarnation of the RAV4 V6 with 302 hp and a 0-60 of 5.8 s...
Hopefully this will end up in the next-gen NX to help it stand out from its competitors. Hopefully this ends up in the Camry/ES/Avalon too (fingers crossed)
EDIT: Here's the official press release:
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 20, 2019) - The fifth-generation Toyota RAV4, on the market for barely a year, is going more places than it has ever gone before. The arrival of the first-ever RAV4 TRD Off-Road model was announced earlier this year, and today, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota debuts a new...pressroom.toyota.com
do we know about charging and size of the battery? Is 90 MPGe competitive?Rav4 Prime goes on sale in US and Japan next summer. Europe gets it later in 2020. Same 2.5l petrol engine as in hybrid but new highcapacity li-ion battery. It has class leading 302hp and 0-96kmh 5.8s. It has same interior space as hybrid and E four system. EPA range is 62km so WLTP will be near 100km.
Yes, it will be as a normal hybrid, in fact it has a bigger battery so the regenerative braking with the battery can give you much more milage than the normal hybridIf you don't have anywhere to plug it in, does it just function like a normal hybrid? Still the same performance specs, etc?