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Toyota Concept Car Looks Like a Chair

Continuing with the endless concepts from Toyota this morning we now bring you the i-Real. Toyota says that the i-Real is a personal mobility vehicle made closely in human scale as a step toward commercialization in the near future.’

The i-Real is the latest stage of Toyota’s personal mobility vehicles development which started with the i-Unit in 2004 and the i-Swing in 2005.

It uses three wheels (two at the front and one at the back). In low-speed mode the i-Real shortens its wheelbase in order to easily maneuver in public without taking up a large amount of space. In high-speed mode the wheelbase lengthens to provide for better driving performance.

It changes positions, straightening up to move slowly among pedestrians or laying back to travel faster at up to 30 kph (18.6 mph).

The i-Real comes with numerous safety features. If a collision with other drivers or pedestrians is about to occur, the I-Real will warn the driver by making a noise or vibrating.


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