The Toyota Mirai is the first hybrid car powered by fuel cell produced in series.
The Toyota Mirai has been chosen as a sustainable hybrid car of the year by a jury of 73 automotive journalists. The second and third position for the Chevrolet Volt and the Toyota Prius.
The international jury consists of 73 automotive journalists renowned from 23 different countries. Each of these jurors has been appointed by the World Car Steering Committee based on their experience, credibility and influence. Each personally tested and evaluated regularly cars reaching an audience of millions of people worldwide.
The five models that were not chosen as finalists were:
– BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid
– Volkswagen Passat GTE
– Mercedes-Benz C350e
– Nissan Murano Hybrid
– Nissan X-Trail Hybrid
Technical Data of Toyota Mirai
The Toyota FC Stack is the fuel cell system of Toyota brand. Thanks to it, the Mirai develops maximum output of 114 kW (155 hp DIN) and its productivity has improved by the use of flow channels 3D4. The energy density of Toyota Mirai is 3.1 kW / L, which is 2.2 times more than the previous model of Toyota. Toyota has created an efficient converter which increases the power generated by the Toyota FC Stack system to 650 volts. This has reduced the size of the electric engine and the number of cells. Deposits are reinforced carbon fiber and plastic withstand a pressure of 700 bar.
The Toyota Mirai, powered by fuel cell, World Green Car Award