Toyota is presenting in Tokyo the FCV concept, prior to a production version programmed to come out sometime in 2015.

Toyota is presenting in Tokyo the FCV concept, prior to a production version programmed to come out sometime in 2015.

Far from being a beautiful car, the FCV concept is Toyota's way of telling us a fuel cell vehicle will reach their dealerships about two years from now. In terms of physical dimensions, the car is 4870mm long, 1810mm wide and 1535mm tall, with a 2780mm wheelbase that creates a cabin roomy enough for four people.

The vehicle seen here boasts two 70 MPa high-pressure fuel stacks which have a power output density of 3 kW/L and a minimum output of 100 kW. These have been installed beneath the body and provide the car with a maximum range of at least to 310 miles (500 km). Once the fuel stacks are depleted, it takes just three minutes to refuel them and will have enough juice to power an average Japanese home (10 kW) for more than a week.

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Toyota FCV concept shown in Tokyo, production version set for 2015