Cutaway Model Hybrid Drive (TOYOTA Prius 4)
This is a cutaway model of an automobile drive called "Hybrid System Car" based on a Toyota Prius 4. The model is sectioned to show its components, parts and the operation mechanism. Students can easily understand and observe the automotive mechanism, such as engine generator, motor, reduction gear and drive shaft. 2 different types of power sources, gasoline engine and 3-phase AC electric motor, are operable and the operation is displayed on the rear panel. Various operation principles like starting, normal running, high load, reducing speed and charging conditions are also explained on the rear panel. HV Battery Assembly (HV = hybrid vehicle) is installed on the back of the engine.