2012 Toyota TES-ERA
Toyota TES-ERA EV Car Concept at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon, the world’s most significant custom car show, the particular Toyota Engineering Society unveiled a sporty looking little electric powered sports car. Referred to as the TES-ERA EV, the little coupe is actually powered by a 5.7 kWh lithium ion battery pack which products electricity to a 4JM electric motor developing 164 horsepower as well as 247 lb-ft (335 Nm) of torque.
The fiberglass bodywork in Toyota TES-ERA EV hides a space shape chassis and a height adjustable double wishbone suspension setup both front and rear. On the inside the particular car is fitted which has a customisable tablet PC acting as an instrument panel, it is furthermore equipped with a rear and side view camera keep track of system, and a new pair of sports seats complete with four-point harnesses. The fully-functioning Toyota TES-ERA EV concept capabilities a KERS system for recharging the batteries during braking, and also a plug-in charging socket which is suitable to use in most standard outlets. Toyota Engineering Society is a voluntary organization regarding Toyota Motor Corporation employees that consists mainly involving engineers. It was created to enhance the technical skills as well as talents of members, promote teamwork and friendship, as well as contribute to the development of new technologies and ideas. There are approximately 30,000 members worldwide.