STRANGE WEEK IN THE 2017 TOYOTA PRIUS V – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 694

STRANGE WEEK IN THE 2017 TOYOTA PRIUS V – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 694 – All week, Fireball’s been driving the 2017 Toyota Prius V, finally culminating at Warner Bros Studios to deliver Kathie’s costume project to Ellen Degeneres’ Halloween Show.

The Toyota Prius v (for versatile), also named Prius A in Japan, and Prius+ in Europe, is a full hybrid gasoline-electric compact MPV/station wagon produced by Toyota Motor Corporation introduced in Japan in May 2011, in the U.S. in October 2011, and released in Europe in June 2012.

The Prius v was unveiled at the January 2011 North American International Auto Show alongside the Prius c Concept, and it is the first Prius variant to be spun off from the Prius platform.

According to Toyota the “v” stands for “versatility”.

The Toyota Prius V is offered in the Japanese market with a nickel–metal hydride battery at a price of (US$29,000), and the lithium-ion battery version is expected to sell for (US$37,000).

The Toyota Prius v base price in the U.S. starts at US$26,400 and is offered only with a nickel–metal hydride battery.

As of April 2016, global sales totaled about 634,000 units, led by Japan with 428,400 units sold, representing 67.6% of global sales.