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Compact Sports & Speciality (CS&S)
Toyota rolls out another hybrid concept car -- the CS&S.
Toyota rolls out another hybrid concept car -- the CS&S.
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A Toyota hybrid first showcased in 2003, the CS&S is a future vehicle with a retro roadster look. This two-seat, open-topped car combines a 1.5-liter gasoline engine and a 50kW high-output motor for acceleration. A canopy on the rear of the car can slide back to provide another row of seats, albeit a tight-fitting space.

Toyota included a space-touch control interface in which a driver touches a spherical holographic interface to control climate and audio functions. The design is very rounded, from the headlights to the horseshoe-style seating.

Inside the CS&S cabin
Inside the CS&S cabin
Photo courtesy Toyota