2024 Toyota subcompact electrical crossover spy pictures

Toyota has been noticed testing a prototype for a brand new subcompact crossover powered by batteries.

The electrical crossover is a manufacturing model of the Small SU EV idea that was among the many dozen ideas Toyota offered in late 2021. It’s anticipated to be revealed in manufacturing guise late this 12 months or early subsequent.

It should doubtless show too small for the U.S. market. Toyota’s smallest electrical crossover for the U.S. will doubtless be the manufacturing model of the bZ Compact SUV idea that debuted final November on the 2022 Los Angeles auto present.

The prototype in our spy pictures, although camouflaged, already appears to be like like a detailed match to the Small SU EV idea. The same design will function on a redesigned C-HR arriving about the identical time as this crossover. The U.S. may even miss out on the redesigned C-HR which Toyota has confirmed can be supplied with common hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain choices. Toyota offered an early have a look at the brand new C-HR with the reveal of the C-HR Prologue idea final month.

Toyota Small SU EV concept

Toyota Small SU EV idea

It is not clear what platform the electrical crossover will use however a chance is Toyota’s new E3 design introduced in 2021. The E3 combines parts of Toyota’s TNGA platform for ICE automobiles and e-TNGA platform for devoted EVs, enabling it to assist each ICE and electrical powertrains. The brand new C-HR may even doubtless use this platform.

It additionally is not clear what identify the crossover will use. If it is a part of Toyota’s bZ (Past Zero) household of EVs, a doable identify is bZ2X. Toyota on the L.A. auto present mentioned it plans 5 bZ fashions, down from a earlier plan for seven.