Wow! Amazing Toyota FV2 concept 4-wheeler has no steering wheel, handle-bar; boasts fighter jet type screen!

Dec 03, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
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You would not have come across a mean machine equivalent to this! Even in your wildest dreams! This 4-wheeler has no steering wheel! Before you smirk and think about a bike-handlebar, let us tell you that it doesn't have that either! So how do your turn? How do you speed up? And, how do you stop? Well, in short, body movement! Surprise! The vehicle can be controlled only by the body movements of the driver! Japanese automaker Toyota has introduced a concept called 'Toyota FV2' which is a single seater vehicle and is operated by the driver shifting his/her body to move the vehicle forward and back, left and right. Check out the amazing photos and details below:

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Toyota FV2: Physically and emotionally connection

Toyota FV2: Physically and emotionally connection

The Toyota FV2 concept expresses the brand’s “Fun to Drive” philosophy even in the future. By physically and emotionally connecting with the driver, the vehicle enhances the driving experience. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Operated by body movements

Toyota FV2: Operated by body movements

The Toyota FV2 can be operated by the body movements of the driver, rather than using a steering wheel, which creates a physical connection between the driver and the vehicle. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Intelligent transport system

Toyota FV2: Intelligent transport system

The Toyota FV2 uses an intelligent transport system (ITS) technology to connect with other vehicles on the road. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Provides variety of safety info

Toyota FV2: Provides variety of safety info

The Toyota FV2 provides a wide variety of safety information, which includes advance warnings about vehicles in blind spots at intersections. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Height, width and length

Toyota FV2: Height, width and length

Toyota FV2 has a length of 3,000mm and width of 1,600mm. The height of the concept car in the sleep-mode is 990mm and in the driving-mode is 1,780mm. The wheelbase of the Toyota FV2 is 2,360 and then there is only a place for the driver. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Emotional connection

Toyota FV2: Emotional connection

Toyota FV2 can create an emotional connection in driver-vehicle relationship, similar to the relationship that a rider might have with his or her horse. The Toyota FV2 and its driver can grow together by incorporating technology from the “Toyota Heart Project”. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Voice and image recognition

Toyota FV2: Voice and image recognition

The Toyota FV2 supports voice and image recognition to determine the driver’s mood and gather driving history to suggest destinations and driving skill information to assist the user. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Augmented reality display

Toyota FV2: Augmented reality display

Significantly, what the driver sees is packed with data like in a fighter jet. The screen is an augmented reality (AR)1 display on the windshield, the body color, and exterior display can be changed according to the driver, which creates a more intimate relationship between the vehicle and its driver. Image Source: Official website

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Toyota FV2: Access through mobile app

Toyota FV2: Access through mobile app

Toyota has created an exclusive smartphone application which allows the user to experience the mobility of the future. The application for the Toyota FV2 can be downloaded from the AppStore2 and Google Play3. Image Source: Official website

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