- 143bhp from the electrically-boosted 1.5-litre petrol engine
- Accelerating to 62mph in 8.7 seconds
- Fuel economy at normal speeds virtually unaffected by performance potential
Toyota will be looking to the future with two key concepts providing the focus for its presentation at the Paris Motor Show from 23 September.
A new performance version of the Toyota Prius is to make its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Prius GT has been developed to show that hybrid technology can have a sporting dimension, as well as delivering ultra-clean emissions and high fuel economy.