honda N one unveiled during tokyo design week 2012
honda N one unveiled during tokyo design week 2012 honda N one unveiled during tokyo design week 2012
nov 07, 2012
honda N one unveiled during tokyo design week 2012

honda ‘N-ONE’

while in japan for tokyo design week 2012, designboom received the opportunity to check out the unveiling of honda’s
‘N-ONE’ mini passenger vehicle. inheriting the company’s M/M (man maximum, machine minimum) concept,
the development reflects on the N360, their first mass-produced car introduced to the market in 1967.

featuring a naturally aspirated  1.3L DOHC engine, the hatchback delivers a fuel economy of 64 mpg alongside a
continuously variable transmission system. for the first time among all mini-vehicles, a emergency stop signal (ESS)
system is equipped, which responds to sudden braking and quickly blinks hazard lamps automatically to alert the
drivers of trailing vehicles.

conceived to be fully customizable, a variety of exterior colors are offered with total 11 body and a 2-tone roof options,
highlighting the individual taste of each customer. its interior cabin comfortably accommodates four adults, with additional
storage room becoming available when the rear seats are folded flat.

3/4 driver side view

driver side view

rear view


front headlight detail


front view in tokyo showroom with customized front grille
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3/4 passenger view in the tokyo showroom
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customized front grille variation
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two of the eleven color tone selections
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interior cabin view

front dashboard and steering wheel detail


keyless start/stop engine button

view of the rear trunk with seats folded down


breakaway section view of the car frame and features


rear suspension and framework 


exploded view of the headlight assembly


view of the scale models in the showroom
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