Honda has announced today its intention to expand the range of the Honda Clarity to convert it into a whole family of cars driven by alternative energies. At the end of 2016, the brand will market the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen fuel cell (hydrogen), but face-to-2017 will be released in the united States variants-electric and hybrid plug-in Clarity Electric Clarity Plug-in hybrid, respectively.
In this way, the Honda Clarity will become the first model of the market in with the release of hydrogen, electrical and hybrid plug-in in their range. Both models will arrive in 2017, but the first will be the electric model, followed later by the plug-in hybrid, according to Honda, will be the most successful of the three. There are very few details that are known, but the brand promises more than 64 kilometres of electric range to the Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, which will have a gasoline engine and an electric.
range, Clarity will seek to attract customers in the middle segment of sedans, looking for a model with capacity for five passengers and interior spaciousness. The equipment will not be neglected in the new versions of the model, which will equip of series systems of driving assistance Honda Sensing, in addition to multimedia elements such as Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
For the moment only know the official details of the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, which will be on sale in some markets in the coming months. This model has managed to incorporate a fuel cell, a 33% more compact than its predecessor, the Honda FCX Clarity, but a 60% more powerful. Now both the stack as the electric motor will fit under the front hood of the car, thereby saving space in the passenger compartment and the trunk. The autonomy of the dimensions of the fuel cell stack is 482 miles and allows you to recharge the tanks in five minutes scarce.
Source – Honda