Sales of new Honda Insight with hybrid start in JapanNovember 2, 2018
The left hand drive hybrid has been sold in the US market since last year. The home market version has a more powerful engine.
First of all, the Insight hybrid differs from the US version in appearance: it has a different grille, with a spoiler on the fifth door as standard. The dimensions of the model are as follows: length – 4 675 mm, width – 1 820 mm, height – 1 410 mm.
Hybrid installation under the hood includes a 1.5-liter gasoline engine (working on the Atkinson cycle) and an electric motor, the total power of which is 131 hp. In the American Insight, by the way, the return is more than 20 horses.
All three complete sets of the new generation of model (LX, EX, EX Black style) are equipped with a set of modern electronic security systems Honda Sensing. It also includes adaptive cruise control. The car is equipped with LED optics, and the top versions have a leather interior, suede accents in the cabin and 17-inch alloy wheels.
The other day in the framework of the tuning show SEMA Honda showed the concept of a buggy pickup Rugged Open Air Vehicle.