New Toyota Hybrid Concept Teased for Auto China Beijing Debut

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Toyota will be heading to this year’s Auto China Beijing show with a new concept car, releasing two teaser images prior to its debut.

The popular blue shade that Toyota normally associates to its hybrid vehicles hints that the upcoming concept will either be a hybrid or electric vehicle. In fact, it’s believed to be a hybrid created in China specifically for the Chinese market.

Style wise, the front end draws inspiration from the NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept that debuted earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, with sleek, sharp lines.

Recently, Toyota announced its new framework called Toyota New Global Architecture in hopes to develop multiple models simultaneously to boost the quantity of common parts used across its vehicles. The NS4 plug-in was our first hint at the Japanese automaker’s hopes on a new design and it’s clear that Toyota believes it in with another concept sharing a similar look.

The other teaser image points to a compact or even a sub-compact (perhaps Yaris-sized) concept.

The Japanese automaker also showed off a FT-Bh Concept at the Geneva Motor Show back in March.

GALLERY: Toyota Beijing Motor Show Concept Teasers

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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