Solar-Powered Toyota Prius Project

Solar-Powered Toyota Prius Project

Prius-Solar-Lapp-01 project by Canadian engineer Steve Lapp who modified his 2001 Prius by installing solar panels on the roof. It is admitted that the car is still a rough prototype, but so far the fuel economy improvement are of 10%, a respectable figure; for reference, Honda completely redesigned the Honda Civic engine for the 2006 model and achieved a 6% increase in fuel economy… Link.

2 thoughts on “Solar-Powered Toyota Prius Project

  1. LAME says:

    Too bad the solar panels will cost as much as the engine.

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