The successor of the legendary Honda NSX is closer every day. The Japanese automaker presented in Detroit the latest evolution of the prototype that anticipates what will be the expected sports. For now, we’ll have to wait a little longer to see the production version.
Under the name of Honda NSX Concept (Acura in the U.S.), this new approach to the future NSX holds the main features of the prototype that precedes it, except for some minor changes, but especially for the first time shows a preview of the interior.
Outwardly this new prototype brings some changes compared to the previous, as a slightly redesigned rear spoiler or repositioning of the side vent outlet. They draw attention to its elegant lines, carbon fiber elements of the bodywork, and the stylized headlights. Continue reading
Honda prepares a serious rival to the Renault Twizy for the next 2013. Similar in concept with the great exception of having conventional doors, the Honda Micro Commuter will give direct competition to the small French town.
Many will see Honda Micro Commuter at a much more interesting and more adaptable to daily use the Renault Twizy after reading what we are going to have next. And they may be right, especially since our protagonist, unlike the Twizy, has doors and use a much more natural for a French rival. But the philosophy is the same: both are electric, compact and mainly for urban use, but we see more differences to which we will detail Twizy. Continue reading
The Japanese manufacturer Sling unveils specifications for the European market fourth-generation Honda CR-V. The new SUV Japanese, which was unveiled in March at the Geneva Motor Show 2012, comes with some new features for the old continent respect to model to be sold in America, highlighting the inclusion of mechanics Diesel i-DTEC of 150 CV. Its release is set for October 2012.
The big news in the new Honda CR-V is the sum of the 2WD front-wheel drive variant, which is available only in petrol version associated mechanical six-speed manual gearbox. Also, in the case of the European model, the forward position of the windscreen is 60 mm and space between the steering wheel and the driver’s seat is increased by 10 mm. Honda has also provided the CR-V 2013 a Specific suspension Europe and adds daytime LED lights on the front lights.
Despite these changes, we face essentially the same Honda CR-V we saw in the Swiss sample and whose goodness we were unveiled just weeks ago. Generational change has few mechanical developments, beyond the petrol variant is 5 hp more powerful than the previous generation. Thus, available in Europe two mechanical options: The gasoline 2.0 i-VTEC 155 hp Power and Diesel 2.2 liters i-DTEC 150 hp. Continue reading
The so-called breakfast Honda is now firmly established. Here is the Honda dealer the opportunity for interested customers, aromatic coffee and crisp rolls current and new models have to present in a cozy atmosphere.
For the Honda dealer has the breakfast, which on 11 February will take place again this year, a particularly important role in time for breakfast is Honda to become the all-new Civic Give ration presented. The compact car, and despite the wheelbase shrunk to two inches four adults still plenty of room to relax. It debut is available from the 16,950 euro, Honda Civic with three engines, one diesel and two petrol engines. Continue reading
According to Honda, affordable fuel-saving models, the only way to protect the environment. The current Honda hybrid range comprises three models best: jazz hybrid, the Insight and the dynamic CR-Z.
Worldwide dealer had the Honda in the last three years a total of six hybrid models on offer. In the past year, they could significantly increase their sales: good 200,000 vehicles sold in 2011. This represents an increase of 33 percent compared to the previous year. Sales volume reached during the last twelve years amounted to more than 800,000 units. Revealing is the fact that about half a million Honda brought hybrid cars in the past three years to the man. Continue reading
To encourage use of electric FCX Clarity, whose energy comes from a fuel cell whose main food is hydrogen, the Japanese created an effective charging station. On the way to expand the use of electric vehicle FCX Clarity, Honda created a hydrogen station that works with solar energy and the recharge of this element is key to generating electricity for the propulsion of the vehicle, is performed in a clean, fast and lower costs.
This is the first facility in Japan of a total system for producing, storing and distributing hydrogen with zero emissions of CO2. In fact, simulating the operation of the vehicle, this system for the generation of this element much water system with a high pressure, which works with solar energy, to generate electricity delivery electrolysis sufficient for the work station.
Thus, the mechanical compressor is abandoned and the system is quiet and efficient and can produce up to 20 kg of hydrogen, according to the brand, is enough for just 1.5 pounds with an FCX Clarity can have a range of 150 km. But Honda was a little further. He also put the FCX Clarity an outlet for recharging also can do from a power of 9 kW. Continue reading
The new Civic shines in the Euro NCAP. The new Honda Civic is one of the safest cars in Europe. This resulted in a recent series of tests by Euro NCAP, the leading independent European society in the evaluation of vehicle safety.
At the Honda Civic was also the driving assistance system preventive Honda CMBS (Collision Mitigation Brake System), a collision warning system with active braking operation, awarded the special prize “Euro NCAP Advanced”. CMBS is one of the optional assistance systems that allow for the new Civic is. According to Honda estimates that the German accident statistics are based, could be in Europe every year to prevent accidents or mitigate up to 250,000, each vehicle would be equipped with such a system. Continue reading
The European version of the new Honda CR-V Prototype will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2012. The fourth generation of the SUV will have a more aggressive front and a sharp body lines. Share the stage with the sporty Honda NSX Concept, along with two versions for the utility Jazz 2012, a convertible two-seater called the Honda EV-STER and a new diesel engine for Honda Civic 2012.
The new Honda CR-V Prototype European show appearance at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and will arrive in dealerships this fall. Will be based on the model presented in the past Hall of Los Angeles and will change enough to bring it closer to European tastes. Honda will take the opportunity to look for the first time in our continent, its new sporty NSX Concept, two versions for the range of Honda Jazz 2012 and a small electric two-seater convertible called EV-STER.
Although up your presentation does not know his final design, we know that the Honda CR-V Prototype led to the European market will be very similar to the 2012 Honda CR-V American. This has a more streamlined aesthetic and attractive than the previous generation, its body is a few inches longer in front of -4.53 meters to 4.57 – and their bumpers present a more rounded shapes. Continue reading
The Japanese reached the Hall of Tokyo with many innovations, from advanced concept to models and real. Honda EV-STER, AC-X, Micro Commuter, Fit (Jazz) CR-V electric hog the spotlight in the stand of the Tokyo Motor Show.
The Japanese manufacturer has presented at the Tokyo Motor Show a barrage of news. The most prominent is the Honda EV-STER, a small sports concept of power generation. With a dynamic and innovative design, the EV-STER, rear-wheel drive, offers a new way to enjoy driving with electric mobility. Being built in carbon fiber, has a low weight and a range of 160 km. One of its most striking features is that instead of steering wheel incorporates two levers called TLS (‘Twin-Lever Steering’, twin steering levers). Its maximum speed is 160 km/h, accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.0 seconds and has a maximum power of 58 kW. Is charged in three hours at 200V and six 100V if it is with.
Another surprise unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show is the Honda AC-X (‘Advanced Cruiser eXperience’), an enormous plug-in hybrid sedan, also equipped with levers TLS and whose ultimate goal is to provide relaxation. This is possible thanks to its dual mode of operation: manual and automatic (highway). In the latter case, the levers TLS hidden away in the body, the front bumper drop-down, adjusted the flaps and the rear diffuser and the car begins to operate by itself, while in the cockpit the driver can go to sleep. To warn the rest of drivers traveling in automatic mode, illuminates a strip of blue LED. With a 1.6 liter engine maximum power speed is 100 km/h, has a maximum power of 120 kW and a maximum range at cruising speed of over 1,000 km. Continue reading