Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota unveiled the U.S. model RAV4 EV, the world's first compact SUV with electric drive. Drive your car has been developed jointly with the Californian company Tesla Motors, Inc..

AV4 EV is based on the traditional version of compact SUV Toyota. The car was equipped with an electric drive unit Tesla, reaching to the actual conditions of a range of about 160 km (100 miles).

The vehicle will go on sale in California in the late summer of this year. Toyota plans to sell over the next three years in California about 2 600 units RAV4 EV. Price of the car is 49 800 USD.

The car is the only electric SUV on the market. His performance, dynamics, and the possibility of the load are equal or even exceed the capabilities of the petrol version of the RAV4 V6. In sport mode the car accelerates from 0 to 96 km / h (60 mi / h) in 7 seconds. RAV4 EV powertrain is covered by the 8-year limited warranty.

RAV4 EV will be manufactured in a factory Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc.. (TMMC) in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.