After launching a GT 86 sports car, manufacturer's largest car Japan, Toyota, announced its plans, which will produce an electric car-shaped coupe. Reportedly, electric cars coupe will be juxtaposed with cars Tesla Roadster.
Electric car Coupe Toyota it would take the same platform of the Toyota 86. This is done in order to save the cost of Toyota's production. As reported by Inautonews, Tuesday (17/7/2012).
Do not stop until there, Toyota will also offer the first technology for electric cars, which will use the manual transmission on the electric motor. This is done to be able to improve driving dynamics.
This statement was delivered directly by Toyota officials concerned in the manufacture of electric cars, Hiroyuki Ogawa. He says, this electric car coupe will be offered a wide choice of gearbox which is also offered in hybrid models.
But, the realisation will take quite a long time, i.e. three years. Currently Toyota is going to give it a try on my car city car i.e Toyota iQ which will namely using electric motor technology and manual gearbox.