Honda has provided the first official recommended pricing information for the Honda e electric vehicle. The mass production version of the hotly anticipated car will be unveiled today at Frankfurt motor show, following a summer of appearances across Europe for the prototype version, including the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Honda says the new Honda e features “intuitive and advanced connectivity in a contemporary passenger cabin that sets a new benchmark in the compact EV segment. Complementing its simple and clean exterior styling, the interior of Honda’s new urban electric vehicle uses subtle, contemporary materials, presenting a relaxing and modern feeling space once inside”.
The Honda e is equipped with an electric motor delivering up to approximately 148 bhp (110 kW) and torque in excess of 221 ft lb. The 35.5kWh battery in the Honda e is one of the most compact in its class, and Honda says it “contributes to an exceptional balance of low weight, fast-charging capability of 80% in 30 minutes, and a range of over 200km (124 miles), perfect for every day urban commuting”
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Honda has confirmed the global premiere of a prototype version of its new electric vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019.
Honda’s new electric vehicle is developed with “a focus on functionality and purpose and the prototype sketch demonstrates this through its clean, simple and unique design”. The company says the image highlights a clear link to Honda’s Urban EV Concept initially shown at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.