2017 Toyota Prius Prime

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This is where it matters most in hybrid cars. The Prius Prime features a 1.8 L,Atkinson-cycle mill similar to the one on the outgoing Prius.The engine has been upgraded to achieve a 40% thermal efficiency. The other half of the drive-train features a new 8.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack which is paired with a dual-motor drive which uses a one-way clutch to engage the electric motor and the gasoline engine. All the juice is sent to the front wheels via a planetary-type CVT system.

 


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