Hybrid Town Car Of The Future
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has unveiled the designs of Russia’s first hybrid electric car as the government tries to reduce its dependency on conventional fuels. The official blog of the “Town Car” project features two version of the “people’s hybrid” that includes a compact hatchback and a cross-coupe.
The vehicle’s have been developed by Prokhorov’s Onexim Group and Russian truck maker Yarovit and features Russian technologies and will be made exclusively from Russian parts. The manufacturers promise that the car will cost less and will be able to hit a top speed of 120kph.
According to the design team, the future C-class compact hatchback will prove to be as spacious as a BMW Mini Cooper and the electric motors could either be housed in the wheels or below the full-length passenger cabin.