Toyota’s future design theme will be influenced by 2010 Prius – What do you think?

Wondering where Toyota’s future design theme is headed? Just take a look at the 2010 Toyota Prius. According to Toyota’s global design chief Wahei Hirai, the third-generation Prius provides a look at the futuristic styling and carries many new design elements that will be adopted on upcoming models.

Hirai says to look out for sharply creased corners, a lowered grille, a more forward placement of the Toyota badge and styling that calls for “free-form geometrics.”

“Prius is a showcase. We can try many design cues here first,” Hirai told Automotive News at Toyota’s design studio. “This has to be symbolic.”

What are your thoughts? Should Toyota follow the design theme of the 2010 Toyota Prius for future models? Have you say in the poll below.

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– By: Kap Shah