A new, compact air conditioning unit is the subject of the fourth in a series of cut-paste-and-print guides to Toyota’s design and engineering innovations for its new iQ, the world’s smallest four-seat car.
The second in Toyota’s series of cut-paste-and-print guides to the ground-breaking design and engineering features of the new iQ looks at the benefits gained from using a centre take-off steering gear.
Toyota announced today that it has developed the world’s first* SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) rear window curtain shield airbag to protect rear passengers’ heads in the event of a rear-end collision.
Toyota has given the production design of the new iQ its world premiere at the Geneva motor show. First presented as the Concept Car iQ at the Frankfurt motor show last year, the new model will go into production late in 2008 with UK sales scheduled to start in spring 2009.