Monday, August 2, 2021
News Honda’s Urban EV Concept: the coolest retro carto enter production?

Honda’s Urban EV Concept: the coolest retro carto enter production?

We’ll have to answer a resounding “yes” to our own question. This cute 3-door hatchback is clearly inspired by a mix of the Honda N600 and the first generation Civic. Either way, the designer, Yuki Terai, is a freakin’ genius.

Praise for the car’s styling was immediate when the car, which is based on a completely new platform, broke cover at last Fall’s Frankfurt auto show. The size also works in its favor – it’s 110mm shorter than our Honda Fit.

Beyond the looks are the real goods. This 100% electric car is expected to provide a range of up to 250 km not to mention a lounge-style cabin that will easily accommodate four passengers and some gear in the compact boot. Said cabin features a gigantic screen up front and smaller screens on the doors in lieu of side-view mirrors.

It has been confirmed that a car inspired or based on the Honda Urban EV will be produced for Europe in late 2019. As we North Americans have access to the Clarity PHEV, it is unlikely that the small car will come our way any time soon.

Trending Now

All-New 2022 Hyundai Elantra N to Debut on August 19th

It will take the stage at next month’s New York Auto show. It will be powered by a 276-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-litre engine. The...

Mercedes-Benz EQS Will Offer Drive Pilot Hands-Off Driver Assistant

Hands-off at up to 60 km/h in traffic Will also offer self-parking once rules allow Coming along with the full reveal of the Mercedes-Benz...

New Report Says Toyota Has Moved From Clean Car Leader to Working to Delay Them

Toyota introduced the first hybrids, but has pursued fuel cells over batteries Report says automaker actively working to slow EV mandates For years, Toyota...

McLaren Gives 765LT a Trim, Creates 765LT Spider

McLaren's latest longtail lets you hear that V8 roar Lighter, faster, and quicker to open than model it replaces   McLaren's going topless once again....

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 Tire Review: Premium Tires for Premium Cars

The new Ventus S1 evo3 tire is designed for speed and stability. It is the tire of choice for automakers such as Volkswagen, Audi,...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.