SPESIFIKASI VPG MV-1 | Mobil Khusus Pengguna Kursi Roda
Wheel chair users can now drive in peace. You see, in Washington, will be shown to the public a special car for wheelchair users, VPG MV-1.
As reported by Autoevolution, Thursday (22/07/2010) CEO of the Vehicle Production Group (VPG), Dave Schembri and Executive Director for the National Council on Independent Living, Kelly Buckland will present her car.
MV-1 is the only car in the world specifically designed for wheelchair users, with the door as high as 56 inches and 36 inches wide, thus freely accessible to wheelchair.
This car carrying five passengers plus can driver, and two places for wheel chairs facing forward, with load power ramp to reach 1200 pounds.
This facelift model was reinforced with 1.8-liter engine and 2.0 liter as the previous model. In the European market alone, the new model Altis experienced a change in the front bumper, radiator grille, and lower grille section. The back changes appear on the lights, bumper, and the bottom reflector.
The interior also gets new touch. Leather steering wheel with flat bottom (flat bottemed steering wheel), wheel circumference is also thicker than previous models. The color combination meter changed from yellow (amber) to white.
The new Altis is part of a total of 19 units display consisting of the line up of products such as the Toyota Prius hybrid sedan, MPV premium Alphard, Camry sedans, Vios, Fortuner SUV, MPV duet Innova and Avanza, and the Yaris hatchback.
In the conference statement some time ago, Johnny Darmawan President Diremtur PT Toyota Astra Motor said in addition to the existing models on the market today, Toyota will also perform the latest hi-tech electric car EV FT-II and Prius Cut Body.
The participation of the 18 th time, Toyota will carry the theme "We Innovate The Eco-Life for You". Toyota Booth who took an area of 1164 square meters was prepared with a unique look by taking a philosophy Dandelion or relict plant site in the Indonesian language.
As for the price cost Rp 349.7 million for the 1.8-liter engine type and Rp 380 for the models strengthened 2.0 liter engine. This means that for type 1.8-liter increase of Rp 3 million while the 2.0 liter model rose to Rp 2.5 million.
As an illustration, currently has three variants of Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 Altis namely JM / T (USD 323.5 million), Corolla Altis 1.8 GA / T (USD 346.7 million), and the Corolla Altis 2.0 VA / T (Rp 375, 5 million). All three in number on the road.
MV-1 is also equipped with power windows, cruise control, driver information center, power adjustable, self-folding side-view mirrors and the sixth position seating arrangements.
While the hood reversed, saved a Ford 4.6 liter engine EFI V8 2v, which mated with a 4R75E transmission Electronic 4 Speed Automatic with overdrive.
The VPG MV-1 wheelchair accessible vehicle price is expected to go under the $40,000 mark when it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2010. The vehicle will be available in two trim levels and will be sold at first in the United states only.
The VPG MV-1 wheelchair accessible vehicle will be equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), an integrated deployable ramp and an anti-slip floor and ramp surface.
The VPG MV-1 wheelchair accessible vehicle will also feature the Q-Straint Wheelchair Restraint Track System, and a 6-way adjustable commercial driver's seat.
The engine will be offered in a choice of petrol and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).
MV-1 will be manufactured in a factory AM General in Mishawaka, Indiana, and will start rolling into the assembly line late this year, with prices yet to be determined.
VPG premiere of MV-1 also marked the 20th anniversary of the inauguration of Law with Disabilities Act (ADA).