Radical Toyota Kikai concept revealed at Tokyo motor show

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 - autos, cars, motoring, news

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brand-new three-seat concept car can be designed to show the beauty of machines in addition to engineering

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The Toyota Kikai concept car has been unveiled at the Tokyo motor show, in addition to aims to “emphasise the fundamental appeal of machines: their fine craftsmanship, their beauty, simplicity in addition to their fascinating motion.”

The theme of the concept can be to bring the elements which are usually hidden under bodywork to the outside of the auto – on the concept, the suspension arms, fuel tank, exhaust pipes in addition to engine are all on the auto’s external surfaces.

Inside, the three-seat cabin features a pared-back design with large analogue dials in addition to no stereo or infotainment screens.

Toyota said: “While most vehicles conceal their inner workings beneath smooth sheet metal, This specific concept encourages us to appreciate the complex beauty of the mechanical aspects of cars. More broadly, the idea reminds us of the appeal of the physical in addition to tactile in a digital age.”

No details of the auto’s powertrain have been revealed.

Also on display on Toyota’s stand in Tokyo are the S-FR entry-level sports car concept, in addition to the FCV Plus hydrogen fuel-cell-powered car.

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