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23:13  12 september  2017
23:13  12 september  2017 Source:   Car and Driver

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Honda Urban EV Concept : The Best or the Coolest EV ? Honda ’s cute, pugnacious Urban EV concept brings a bit of Tokyo funk to Germany’s Frankfurt auto show, where it had its debut.

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Honda’s cute, pugnacious Urban EV concept brings a bit of Tokyo funk to Germany’s Frankfurt auto show, where it had its debut. Unlike some Japanese flights of fancy, however, this concept “sets the direction for the technology and design that will appear on a future battery electric Honda production model.” Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo added that a “production version of this car will be in Europe in 2019.” (No word yet on whether it’s coming to America.)

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No, it is not your imagination: Honda 's new Urban EV Concept , which debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show, looks like a cross between a late '70s Civic and an original Volkswagen Rabbit (called the Golf everywhere else in the world).Apple co-founder Steve Jobs said, " Good artists copy, great artists

Related Video: Ultra-compact Honda Urban EV will hit the road in 2019 (provided by Roadshow)

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Built on a new platform, the pint-sized two-door EV is some four inches shorter than a Honda Fit. Borrowing from the far opposite end of the automotive spectrum, the concept uses rear-hinged doors, à la Rolls-Royce. This four-seater is unusual in that it has a bench seat in front; in addition, the front and rear seats are upholstered in different fabrics. The rear seatbelts pull out from the center, which is supposed to aid entry and exit. The interior is embellished with wood trim including a large panel spanning the dash, which gets an ultra-wide, floating instrument screen. There also are screens on the upper door panels—they display feeds from the side-view cameras.

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World premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept – Honda ’s first EV for Europe Honda . It looks like Honda is finally serious about getting into the EV game. Eric Brandt.

Honda ’s mysterious EV concept for the Los Angeles Motorshow turned out to be this, the Fit EV . The Fit is a five-seater hatchback suitable for daily urban commuting, and by introducing this concept Honda turns it into We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

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Outside, the space between the headlights where the grille normally would be is a screen that is able to display messages to other drivers or the status of battery charge; the rear end has the same feature. The blue backlit Honda badge is a design cue that will be used on the company’s EVs going forward.

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The Urban EV earns extra Japanese-concept-car points by incorporating a personal digital assistant called Honda Automated Network Assistant that “learns from the driver by detecting emotions behind their judgements.” That sounds dubious, but we love the design of this EV, which despite its diminutive dimensions manages to avoid looking toy-like. We hope more than just the light-up badge survives the transition to production, and that it gets a chance to roam American streets.

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<p>The sweet-looking Honda Urban EV concept previews a production model coming in 2019.</p>Related Video: Ultra-compact Honda Urban EV will hit the road in 2019 (provided by Roadshow)

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