Honda has released the first Insight image of the new generation

Honda has released the first Insight image of the new generation

December 19, 2017 0 By autotimesnews

Honda Company has released the third-generation Insight of the third generation. According to Auto Express, the official premiere of the car will be held at the Detroit Motor Show in January. The prototype of the car will be demonstrated on the motor show.

The serial version of the novelty will take place between Civic and Accord in the model range of the Japanese brand and will go on sale in the United States in the summer of 2018. The production of the car will be adjusted at the Honda plant in Greensburg, Indiana.

“You do not have to be a fan of electrification to appreciate the new Insight. This is a great car in itself, regardless of what is installed under the hood, “- said the general director of the American division of the Honda Henio Arkangel.

Judging by the image, the design of the novelty will be very different from the current generation Insight. The car will resemble a sports four-door coupe, not the current hatchback. In motion, the car will be driven by a hybrid power unit. The rest of all the technical characteristics of the novelty while kept secret.

Previously, the company Honda introduced a hybrid version of its crossover CR-V. Externally the novelty is practically no different from the standard version. The structure of the power unit of the hybrid crossover includes a 2.0-liter petrol engine. The power of the unit is 143 horsepower. The engine works in conjunction with two electric motors. The total power of the machine is 212 horsepower.

In addition, Honda has introduced a new technology called Power Manager. This is a fully integrated energy transfer system. The technology is designed to incorporate electric vehicles into an intelligent power grid. The development allows to collect and distribute the charge over the network between buildings, offices and cars in order to balance energy costs. Tests of the new system should begin soon in the west of France.

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