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2007 Toyota Hi-CT Concept

October 25, 2007

Car makers could dramatically simplify the dynamics of an urban runabout car if it’s never going to do more than 30 mph. It’s an interesting scenario, and one put forward by Toyota with its Hi-CT concept car.

 

Conventional vehicle styling could also go out of the window if that was the case, and the ratio of the external dimensions can be altered. Despite being just 130 inches long and 66.5 inches wide, the Japanese prototype is actually 70.1 inches tall.

 

The Hi-CT — it stands for High Ride City Truck — also features a removable rear trunk and deck where surfboards, bicycles, and other equipment can be loaded and stored.

 

Plug-in hybrid technology drives the car, using an external power source to give it a greater range.

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