Gallery: Tiny Prius Model C to Debut at Tokyo Motor Show

 

Hard to believe the Toyota Prius is 15 years old as a brand. After only a few tweaks in design over the years, Toyota is finally letting loose some new form factors of the proven technology. They just announced the launch of the Model C, a Yaris-sized eco rocket, will happen at the Tokyo Motor Show. While Toyota has been head and shoulders above the pack with the gas sipping Prius, it’s amazing that it took so long to get a compact car out there with the killer hybrid drive-train. The wait may have been worth it, as this little four-door is going to get more than 51 miles-per gallon in town. That’s the best non-electric number in the industry, just shaving the performance of the standard Prius, and sure to reignite the fire for younger and urban car buyers.

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