jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota
 
jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota
apr 26, 2013

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

jean-marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyotaimage courtesy toyota

 

 

developed in collaboration with french architect jean-marie massaud, the toyota ME.WE electric car approaches transportation design with the intent to ‘instill’ human, economic and environmental challenges into a realistic conception of an ‘anti-crisis’ car for today. the cabriolet embodies an absorbing sensory experience that is adaptable to a wide variety of lifestyles, transitioning from the culture of ‘more’ to the culture of ‘better’.

 

manufactured out of a tubular aluminum structure, the ME.WE devises interchangeable expanded polypropylene body panels (doors, wings, bonnet, bumpers, etc.), where bamboo used for the floor and horizontal surfaces. additionally, the concept integrates an electric motor in each wheel, transforming it into a two or all-wheel-drive vehicle with the inherent capability of coping effectively with a range of different terrains. 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

the cabriolet embodies an absorbing sensory experience that is adaptable to a wide variety of lifestylesimage courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

manufactured out of a tubular aluminum structure, the ME.WE devises 100% recyclable expanded polypropylene interchangeable body panels image courtesy toyota

 

 

on board, passengers always take priority over luggage, which can be carried on the bamboo roof – protected by a neoprene cover housed within the front portion of the canopy. mounted on rails in the floor, the rear bench-seat can be folded and stored under the front seat. alternatively, the removable bench seating system can also be used for a picnic on the grass.

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

the concept integrates an electric motor in each wheel, transforming it into a two or all-wheel-drive vehicleimage courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

bamboo is used for the floor and horizontal surfacesimage courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

image courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

on board, passengers always take priority over luggage, which can be carried on the bamboo roofimage courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

storage is protected by a neoprene cover housed within the front portion of the canopyimage courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

interchangeable polypropylene body panels – ‘urban sharp’image courtesy toyota

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

interchangeable polypropylene body panels – ‘urban sharp’image courtesy toyota

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

interchangeable polypropylene body panels – ‘truffle’image courtesy toyota

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

interchangeable polypropylene body panels – ‘truffle’image courtesy toyota

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

image courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

image courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

front end – interchangeable polypropylene body panelsimage courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

mounted on rails in the floor, the rear bench-seat can be folded and stored under the front seat.image courtesy toyota

 

 

jean marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyota

alternatively, the removable bench seating system can also be used for a picnic on the grass.image courtesy toyota

 

 

jean-marie massaud: ME.WE electric car concept for toyotavideo courtesy toyota

  • it has the look of a buldog from the front and the interior is fabulous … great creativity and it is my new dream car …

    Allen Gervais Comettant
  • Incredibly Creative! Love it…

    Ani
  • Julio Iglesias the singer?

    hugo caro
  • great concept for personalization of your car, but it looks awf u l here

    Julio Iglesias
  • Body panels need to be made from something more sustainable otherwise this car might as well be petrol driven for all the good it will do.

    Charles
  • It looks like its in pain!

    siliconm
  • It feels like they should have taken the concept a bit further. Imaging being able to change the character of your car significantly. People might hang onto their cars for longer and use it as a base.

    Justin
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