World's first hybrid car worth A 200,000 was built a century before the Toyota Prius

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11 Mar 2016, 05:01 am   #1 (permalink)
Administrator
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 94,391
  • User Status: Offline


Default World's first hybrid car worth A 200,000 was built a century before the Toyota Prius

The 1896 Armstrong Phaeton was created by engineer Harry Dey and is going under the hammer at an auction in Florida on Thursday The world's first hybrid car which was built a century before the Toyota Prius is expected to sell for almost 200,000 tomorrow. Harry Dey was an engineer with a huge interest in electric vehicles but, like today, he wanted to come up with a way of dealing with its achilles heel, a car's range.



More...
  Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:52 am.

Attribution:
Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers



ToyotaLexusForum.com is an unofficial community for car enthusiasts. ToyotaLexusForum.com is not affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation in any way.
Toyota Motor Corporation does not sponsor, support, or endorse ToyotaLexusForum.com in any way.
Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.