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Toyota FCV to compete in final race of 2014 Japanese Rally

Toyota FCV to compete in final race of 2014 Japanese Rally image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Toyota | posted October 31, 2014 12:51

Details of the car are yet to be released

Toyota has revealed the FCV rally car which will compete in the final race of the 2014 Japanese Rally Championship in Aichi Prefecture on November 1 and 2.

However, Toyota has not released further information about the FCV rally car such as specifications and powertrain details. Looking at the photo, the vehicle is finished in white exterior paint accented by blue, silver and black graphics. Moreover, the FCV rally car is fitted with mudflaps.

The rear of the Toyota FCV rally car

Toyota has been developing fuel cell vehicles for more than 20 years. The automaker claims that the standard FCV has a cruising range of about 700 km with an estimated refuelling time of three minutes.

The FCV will be launched in Japan by April 2015 and it is priced at around 7 million yen (about PHP 3.017 million).