30 Jun '11, 5pm

Toyota Adds Prius Plus Performance Package To Hot Up Hybrid Handling

Toyota Adds Prius Plus Performance Package To Hot Up Hybrid Handling

2011 Toyota Prius with PLUS Performance Package Enlarge Photo Pretty much every Toyota Prius hybrid you see on the streets looks the same. Wild customization is generally limited to personalized plates that promote the driver's green credentials, solar panels, eco-living, or general hybrid luv-luv-LUV. That's about to change. Toyota announced today it will offer something called the "Prius PLUS Performance Package," made up of "cool and fun accessories" that upgrade the ur-hybrid with "sporty looks" and "performance handling," courtesy of the Toyota Racing Department (TRD). 2011 Toyota Prius with PLUS Performance Package Enlarge Photo What does it mean? Well, when the first item listed on the press release is optional new paint colors, we're probably not talking about rip-snorting 400-kilowatt traction motors or oversized lithium-ion pack upgrades. For the record, the colo...

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