Toyota Prius is set: A tribute to the most boring car in the world

you Have noticed it already? Toyota discontinues the sale of the Prius in Germany. With the exception of the Plug-In hybrids, the Hybrid disappears from the pro

Toyota Prius is set: A tribute to the most boring car in the world

you Have noticed it already? Toyota discontinues the sale of the Prius in Germany. With the exception of the Plug-In hybrids, the Hybrid disappears from the program of the Japanese. The reason: acute lack of demand. No 800 Prius sold by Toyota in this country in the past year. But the car, the Symbol of an ecological car was at least 20 years of automobile par excellence, deserves an obituary.

My last ride in a Toyota Prius took place about a year ago in a Taxi. Time was of the essence, I had to urgently to the airport. "Give Gas!", I called the taxi driver. "Yeah, how?" seemed to be a desperate look to say. But the man tried to be fair and not get out of the Hybrid Taxi, what was in it, and with the rules of the road in line. In the end I missed the flight, just barely, had but a ringing in the ear: the Sound called "Prius engine under full load"; a kind of "Aaaaauuuuu", so that would have to be locked in a waste-to-tonne cat meowing for help. He will always remind me of this legendary car when flooring the gas-pedal, while much louder, but only slightly faster.

The Prius, Toyota's Anti-fun-car

Evil tongues say Yes, sometimes Toyota would build cars for people who don't like cars. That's not true now. Proof: Land Cruiser, Hilux, GT86, RAV4, Supra all, on their way ingeniously designed vehicles with completely different areas of application. And even an old Toyota Corolla, its robust 1.8-litre petrol engine from any village blacksmith on this globe can be fixed with a blindfold, there's something Fascinating. An old school PAL used to drive one as a second car, and fixed with hand books and all the network itself. In the end it was not the TÜV, which separated the two, but the trade-in at a used car dealer. I'm sure, somewhere, the Corolla still drives today. Your Golf can do that? What can you do with a Pickup all your Golf Can do that? What you can do with a Pickup everything

can all the same: Sparingly he really was

But the Prius? I understand the enthusiasm for this car never. I hear the votes against: But he was of the Hybrid pioneer! The ideal Taxi! This wind schlüpfige comb tail! The ingenious planetary gear! Yes, and? I'm breaking out but also in enthusiasm, just because someone invented the electric toothbrush. The Prius is not more and not less was a vehicle, had his permission. It was, at least in the course of city traffic, thought, really very economical and very reliable. The ideal Taxi just.

As it was, no matter if the Cockpit was a crazy mix of perfected plastic-sadness in the shade "secondary school teacher-grey" and the 80s-Arcade-Game (this is hardly to be detected mice to the cinema screen in the middle of the dashboard). The Prius was, apart from the Taxi service, especially one: The perfect car for the environment-moving people who don't need to justify yourself in front of your Known for you in every way with the bike. CNCDA car market in California: electric cars and Plug-In Hybrids increase their share of the market continuously, but at the cost of normal Hybrid

the Tesla Model 3 has the Prius

killed, you Know, by the way, what is really the reason for the sinking of the star of the Prius? It is the electric car. After the diesel engine has largely been done - started by the "Deutsche umwelthilfe", made by the way of PR for the Toyota Prius, to the German Toyota in-chief of the coated campaigns of the Association have been too stupid - not it was, in fact, the normal hybrid drive that came in its place. It is the electric vehicles and Plug-In Hybrid. In the US flagship market, the former Prius-California on the basis of two sales curves perfectly visible, as the demand for hybrid cars like the Prius warms up, while in parallel, the increases to electric cars. And the is fired, especially from a brand: Tesla. It was the end of BMW and Co? New Tesla on the Autobahn-Test FOCUS Online Driving here is the end of BMW and Co? New Tesla on the Autobahn-Test

It does not say so, quite incorrectly, that the actual gravedigger of the Toyota Prius, Elon is Musk. With Tesla's Model 3, you can connect, finally, fun to drive and Eco-friendly Image, without having to every Morning in the Garage in the sad headlight eyes of a Prius look. In this sense: Sayonara, Prius. We will miss you. Not.

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Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 11:27

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