2022 Toyota Mirai (Hydrogen Car)

Beauty, technology and a hint of the future come together in Toyota’s new flagship sedan, the all-new 2021 Mirai. The 2016-2020 Mirai was the first production fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) offered for sale to retail customers in North America. Now, for 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury FCEV with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

This is the second generation of toyota’s groundbreaking zero emission hydrogen fuel cell electric sedan with a completely redesigned fuel cell system with significant reductions in the size and weight of all principal components new platform and repackaged powertrain allow for a third hydrogen fuel tank to be added contributing to a 30 increase in the car’s driving

Range to around 650 kilometers toyota mirai can be refueled in five minutes or less toyota’s vision for a sustainable hydrogen society recognizes the importance of hydrogen as a viable and plentiful source of carrying and storing energy it has the potential to deliver zero carbon mobility not just in road vehicles but equally in trains ships and planes and to

Generate power for industry businesses and homes it’s also an efficient means of storing renewable energy and can be transported to where it’s needed toyota began development of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in 1992 successfully introducing the mirai sedan to world markets in 2014 this breakthrough achievement was founded on the company’s world leading

Experience in hybrid technology the core technology for a wide range of different electrified vehicle powertrains one of the principles aims in the development of the new mirai was to create a stronger emotional appeal making it a car that people will be attracted to by its looks and the way it drives as well its eco performance a more modern and striking design

Use of toyota’s new platform and advances in new technologies have made this possible the mirai’s cabin features a new concept that makes use of advanced components and expansive outlines that wrap around each occupant information sources and controls are brought together centrally in the instrument cluster in a layout optimized for operation the design team has

Challenged the sense that advanced should mean cold or clinical in design using a combination of soft leathers materials and metal textures to express the new mirai’s relaxing and fun to drive character the cockpit area is an open space but focuses the attention with the design continuity that unifies the 12.3 inch multimedia screen with the driver’s instrument

Display the elements are set adjacent to each other and on the same level making it effortless for the driver to take in information at a glance the effect is heightened in models fitted with a color head up display design coherency is reflected in control switches being kept small and having a uniform size and shape with a concave surface that makes them simple

To locate by touch alone for ease of operation they are grouped in different zones according to their function for heating and ventilation the number of switches has been reduced and these are arranged in a slim horizontal control panel in the center console with additional functions accessed using the multimedia display screen the high definition tft screen can

Be toggled into separate sections for concurrent display of the navigation map and function controls to the left or right side it can be operated using familiar smartphone style touch controls such as flick swipe and pinch to zoom in or out the driver’s seat is designed to give the sense of being enveloped while for the front passenger the environment is more open

The clean and uncluttered surface of the instrument panel extends the width of the passenger side of the cabin and is finished with a soft leather-like covering the upper panel surface has a perforated finish around the screen air vents and audio speakers this textured motif is repeated elsewhere in the cabin the front edge of the instrument panel is accentuated by

A high quality metallic trim that contrasts with the soft padded surface this flows in an unbroken line along the top of the slim horizontally arranged air vents before running down the far edge of the center console on the high plus grade mirai the trim is available in a new warm copper finish on other grades it is in satin silver the three spoke steering wheel

Is trimmed in black leather and has auxiliary switches clustered in three groups for infotainment driving assistance dynamic radar cruise control lane tracing assist and audio slash phone on the mid-grade model the seats are upholstered in black fabric while black synthetic leather is used in the high grade model both come with a matching black instrument panel

Finish the high plus grade features semiannolene leather in black or white the latter with a white instrument panel covering and copper trim line toyota’s design mission focused on striking looks moving away from the perception of mirai’s styling being dictated by its eco-car status the aim was to create an emotional design that would appeal to customers rather

Than relying on it being desirable because it is an fcev with an eco image the concept was developed on the theme of silent dynamism at the front of the car strong protruding corners give new mirai solid proportions that emphasize its well planted stance the low set look is also communicated by a bright molding along the bottom edge of the trapezoidal lower grille

And the positioning of the central toyota emblem lower than the line of the led headlights the front lighting is arranged in a two-tier design on the upper tier long and sharply formed headlight units the largest yet featured on a toyota car flow into the sides of the vehicle on the lower tier the long and slim turn indicator lamps emphasize the car’s width the

Daytime running lights are arranged in an l-shape and extend into the front wings while the main headlight units have a bright plated surround that makes the mirai easy to recognize even from a distance according to model grade the car is fitted with twin lens by leds with an adaptive high beam system ahs or single lens by leds with automatic high beam function

Ahb both units feature jet black extensions in side view the numerized silhouette that flows seamlessly into the rear spoiler integrated in the boot lid the dynamic flow of the design moves forward from the rear wheels while the cylinder-shaped cross-section of the doors narrows towards the front of the vehicle the sculpted shapes and cross-sections emphasize a

Sense of motion mid and high-grade models are fitted with 19-inch wheels in a five-double spoke design with a silver and bright silver finish respectively the high plus grade has 20 inch black painted rims with a turbine design despite the high deck the integrated boot lid spoiler creates a clear definition between the upper and lower sections of the car’s rear

End so avoiding a high-waisted look the sense of the car sitting low to the ground is further emphasized by the dark trapezoidal lower bumper section the arched angles of which are echoed in the lines extending from the lower rear corners to the horizontal rear like clusters the like units extend from left and right across the rear of the vehicle meeting at the

Central toyota badge their slim shape is emphasized by a dark finish for the lower turn indicator and reversing lights the exterior color choices include a new multi-layered paint option force blue which produces contrasting depth of vividness and shadow across the bodywork a small detail reflects the new styling approach the middle of the r in the mirai badge

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