Honda introduced the electric crossover based on HR-V

Honda introduced the electric crossover based on HR-V

November 25, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Honda’s Japanese all-electric crossover is called the Everus VE-1.

Back in April, the Japanese company Honda introduced the all-electric concept of a crossover based on the HR-V model. Now it became known that the well-known automaker has entered into an agreement with the Chinese company GAC. Under this agreement, the serial version of the Honda Everus VE-1 will be delivered to the automotive market of the Middle Kingdom.

The new crossover was shown at the Guangzhou Auto Show (China).

It is reported that VE-1 will use a 53.6 kWh battery – according to Honda brand representatives, this is enough to overcome about 340 km of the way. Changes were carried out according to the NEDC cycle. A single electric motor crossover is designed for a power of 163 hp, and the maximum torque is 280 Nm.

Externally, the all-electric crossover will be quite similar to the Honda HR-V. Honda Everus VE-1 will be able to offer the driver three different driving modes: “normal”, “battery saving” and “Sport”. The overall dimensions of the Japanese novelty are as follows: the length is 4,308 mm, the width is 1,824 mm, and the height is 1,625 mm. The value of the wheelbase is 2 610 mm. Electric got 17-inch rims.

It is known that under the agreement, Honda and GAC companies are investing huge amounts in building a new plant in China. He will be able to produce 170,000 hybrid cars and electric cars every year.

Not so long ago, journalists published spy photos of the new Honda Urban EV.