Toyota's new Porte small car with a single electric door
By Gizmag Team
October 28, 2004
October 29, 2004 No sooner had we written up the newly announced Peugeot 1007 with its clever sliding doors and space efficient design, than Toyota actually put a very similar vehicle on the showroom floor in Japan.
The new Porte is a compact car with a wireless remote-controlled electric sliding door on the passenger side - slightly different from the two-door Peugeot, but with the same reconfigurable seating concept.
The Porte is slightly larger than the 1007 and with the option of a 1.3 or 1.5 litre motor and four-speed automatic transmission, the car is apparently only destined for the Japanese domestic market.