Met the prototype at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2017. Now, Honda wants to surprise us in the Geneva with the long awaited icon of the brand, the new Honda Civic Type R, 2017.
But that is not all. Three will be in full models with which the mark japanese want to delight our long-awaited wait…
Geneva will be the place chosen by the brand to present several models that without a doubt, they will not leave us indifferent. Three models, Civic Type R, Clarity Fuel Cell, and NeuV, mark the different trend lines with the brand you want to differentiate yourself in the future.
on the one hand, the hatchback with a longer history of the market. As we mentioned the Honda civic Type R will be filed two years after the arrival of his predecessor. Completely redesigned with respect to the conventional model. The arrival of the Clarity Fuel Cell Europe and the presentation of the utility equipped with artificial intelligence NeuV.
Honda Civic Type R, 2017
What do we know? Engine 2.0 VTEC turbo, known by the ninth generation. Everything points to a power of a few 320Cv with a response in a gradual and more forceful in the medium regime, surely accompanied by front wheel drive.
production will begin in summer this year, produced in the plant Honda UJ Manufacturing (HUM), in Swindon (United Kingdom). It will be first to see a Honda model with the name of Type R in the north american market.
And well, When do we meet? You might be wondering… The date mentioned is very close to since, the official presentation will take place on 7 March at the Stand of Honda in the 11:30pm. Are you going to lose?
Clarity Fuel Cell
has talked so much of the Clarity Fuel Cell that seemed to be a vehicle for “experimentation”. Well, it is well-known to its commercialization in the united States and now, Honda aims to take you to the Old Continent. At the end of last year, brought some of the first units.
What’s innovative? The Clarity Fuel Cell is currently considered the vehicle propelled by hydrogen, the world’s most advanced. maximum autonomy around 600Km and has space for five occupants.
Why now? Honda, is doing a program in Europe called HyFIVE (Hydrogen for Innivative Vehicles) with the aims to promote the use of fuel cell cars. A new way of understanding the transport, being completely zero emission.
The small prototype fully-electric is intended to be a revolution in the concept of driving. The NeuV incorporates an “emotion engine” which is able to adapt to the driving style of of the pilot.
Can to function as a vehicle to share so that, in the case of not using it, may transfer their energy to the electricity grid when it is not in motion, in times of great energy demand; thus improving your profitability.
Will be an “intelligent car”, being able to learn from the emotions of the driver to offer advice, directions, and suggestions completely custom.
Source – Honda.