Testing Toyota’s I-Road Trike in Japan
Toyota’s i-ROAD is hardly the first attempt at a leaning three-wheel runabout
Testing Toyota’s i-Road trike in Japan. Since 2003, Toyota has been rolling out new personal mobility concept vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show. The first was simply called the PM — for Personal Mobility — in 2003. After that came the i-Unit in 2005, the i-Swing in 2005 and again in 2007, along with two takes on the i-Real in 2007 and 2009. Even though the PM had a canopy and was conceived for urban use, it was little more than a chair on wheels, and the concepts that followed shed the canopy and actually were chairs on wheels.