Toyota will unveil in 2009 an ultra-compact car based on the iQ concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The car will be a small fuel-efficient car that will satisfy Europe’s tight emission regulations. The car will be produced in Japan starting at about 100,000 vehicles a year.
The iQ will measure 2.98 meters in length, meaning 80 cm shorter than the Yaris subcompact. The production version will have enough interior space for four people.
Under the hood there will be a a 1-liter-class gasoline engine, while a diesel option may also be offered.