Tokyo 2011: Mazda Takeri Concept Previews New Mazda6 [Live Photos]
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Mazda has developed the i-ELOOP system especially for the car, which turns regenerative braking thinking on its head. Instead of using a conventional battery, the Takeri has a capacitor that stores more energy and can release it in quicker bursts. The i-ELOOP system comprises a new 12-25V variable voltage alternator, a low-resistance electric double layer capacitor and a DC/DC converter.
The automaker says that through regenerative braking, it has managed to make the car 10% more efficient in combination with the i-stop auto stop-start system. Expect a production version to arrive next year.
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On 30 November 2011 at 23:17 UTC, CMP said:
Wow what a gorgeous car inside and out!
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