Toyota has unveiled the bZ3 electric sedan. This car is the second electric car in the bZ family after the bZ4X SUV.
This car uses the e-TNGA platform, which was jointly developed with Toyota, FAW Toyota and BYD. FAW Toyota has been able to provide the battery and electric motor for the bZ3.
This sedan has a length of 4.7 meters, which puts it in the category of medium-sized sedans. With a wheelbase of nearly 2.9 meters, the electric Toyota BZ3 can compete with cars like the Tesla Model 3 and Nio ET5.
There are two electric options that include 135 kW or 180 kW. The electric motor transmits power to the rear wheels. The more powerful model of this car, which has a power equal to 240 horsepower, may give a different pleasure in driving.
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The Blade LFP batteries offered by BYD come in two different sizes, including 49.92 kWh with a range of 517 km and 65.28 kWh with a range of 616 km, respectively. In addition, the latter is also CLTC certified. Toyota has claimed that these batteries are of good quality and will retain 90% of their capacity after 10 years.
The interior of the car is arranged based on the concept of Family Lounge, which according to Toyota will provide a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere for family and friends. From the published images, we can understand that there is a lot of light in the car, because the car is equipped with large and wide windows.
In the interior of the car, there is a large central screen that integrates with a tray-like console. The steering wheel is similar to the steering wheel of the bZ4X. This car has also thought of smartphones; A wireless charging system to charge the battery of these devices is also installed in the car.
Also, voice control and all car functions can be controlled from inside the car.
The car is set to be unveiled by FAW Toyota in China, although no specific date has been set yet. The electric Toyota BZ3 is supposed to be produced before the end of this year with a price tag of $28,000, but whether it is true or false is yet to be announced.