Sneak Peek of the New Prius #4

Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by Prius Team, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. Prius Team

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    Today's theme is "Ask and Ye Shall Receive". And you've been asking for a very long time, so here you go. Yes, it's a sneak peek only a Prius owner could love, but we wanted you to rest assured... we have been listening.

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  2. efusco

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    Yes!! Looks like we're getting that adjustable front seat.

    Now if we can convince the team to release more pics more often. I don't mean to seem overly ungrateful, but the dilemma between buying a 2009 or waiting for a 2010 is killing me. For now, the pendulum has swung back.
     
  4. krmcg

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    Now we can start the discussion of purchase 2009 seats only and retrofit into 2008 and older!
     
  5. thedutchtouch

    thedutchtouch prius is my SUV

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    i don't own a prius yet, so i don't know if its a new feature or not, but the door sill is cool too.
     
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    So now Evan needs to post a demand to see a full list of detailed specifications and option packages. Hey, it worked this week!
     
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    Can we get a picture of the up, down, and tilt switch also?
     
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    I think those will be available in the Gen 4.

    Patience, friend. Patience...
     
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    That still only looks like electronic front-back adjustment. We need seat pan tilt (pitch, if you will) and up-down
     
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    If it only adjusts the seat forward and back, then you really haven't been listening...
     
  11. M. Oiseau

    M. Oiseau 6sigma this

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    Looks like the front of an up/down pump handle behind the switch. :)
     
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    If you are implying a lumbar support adjustment, I would have to agree. That's what it looks like to me.
     
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    Hope it will make it to the US.
     
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    At least there's little/no doubt what this is a picture of. :)
     
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    You have to love a company that listens to it's customers and gives them what they want !
     
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    I find that hard to believe that anybody would do a partial power seat...
     
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    I think it's the lumbar support switch, which would be a very welcome feature.

    As for companies that do partial power seats, Ford did that up until recently. On many of the models including Mercurys and Lincolns, the seats were 6-way power adjustable, but you had to recline manually.
     
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    After further review, the photo shows the current bar that allows manual movement of the seat for and aft. Therefore, no power seats.
     
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    I once owned a 2001 Saturn L-series that had 8-way front seats. Here we are 9-years later.. I hope Toyota has 'em on the 2010 Pri.
     
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