It is a big step for the Japanese manufacturer, and according to Toyota president, Mr. Akio Toyoda, it will me an amazing result. The latest reports from Japan's Best Car Magazine, revealed the fact the Prius Coupe will be designed by an Italian coachbuilder, possibly Pininfarina or Italdesign Giugiaro and the final product will be very close to the current Toyota Prius.
For those who don't know, the Prius Coupe is the response to the new Honda CR-Z which will be unveiled at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, and will go on sale in February 2010. A release date for the new Prius Coupe was not revealed but rumors show that 2010 will be the year when this new car will be unveiled! [via bestcar]