If you're like us, the 2010 Toyota Prius has as much appeal as acid eyewash, but today Toyota's teasing a new, smaller, more lime-green (two-door perhaps?) mini-Prius dedicated-hybrid concept ahead of a 2010 Detroit Auto Show reveal.

Press release below:

Toyota to Debut Dedicated Hybrid Concept at 2010 North American International Auto Show

TORRANCE, Calif., December 14, 2009 - - Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. will stage the world debut of a new dedicated hybrid concept vehicle during the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The vehicle will be revealed during a news conference held on Monday, January 11th in the Riverview Ballroom at COBO Hall. News conference schedules are being finalized and exact timing will be revealed in the coming weeks.