The Toyota brand is getting its first dedicated hybrid sedan, a sister model to the Lexus HS 250h, that will sport a more powerful engine than the Prius hatchback.
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The car, to be named the Toyota Sai, will go on sale in Japan from October 20. The Sai will be the second model marketed as a hybrid-only offering under the Toyota badge, after the Prius.

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Toyota did not say whether the Sai will go on sale outside of Japan with very few addition details being made public.

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A dealer in Japan said the car will share the same platform and hybrid drivetrain as the Lexus HS 250h (pictured above) which means a 2.4-litre petrol engine hybrid system, similar to Camry.

Toyota has not yet announced pricing.