making its world debut at NAIAS 2018 (north american international auto show), the all-new honda ‘insight’ is an upscale, stylish five-passenger sedan that delves into the future design styling and electrical engineering of the japanese motor company. the car enhances their innovative two-motor hybrid system – the first of their electrified vehicle range – to offer uncompromised yet still efficient performance.


all images courtesy of honda

 

 

with its sophisticated styling, dynamic stance, ample interior space and best-in-class performance, the all-new Insight embodies honda’s approach to creating electrified vehicles without the typical tradeoffs,said henio arcangeli, jr., senior vice president of automobile sales and general manager of the honda division, american honda motor co., inc.  ‘you won’t have to be an electrification advocate to appreciate the new insight – it’s a great car in its own right, independent of what’s happening under the hood.

 

 

first released in 1999, with the second generation following in 2009, the honda ‘insight’ was america’s first hybrid vehicle and combined this technological power with optimized aerodynamics and a lightweight aluminum structure. the third generation, set to be released in 2019, takes these elements to new heights, which will be revealed at NAIAS 2018. the styling, packaging, premium features and performance showcases a completely new approach from the automotive brand. the exterior design immediately highlights a more electrified form, with dynamic cuts, lighting and wheel details.

 

  • I still drive a 2000 Gen 1 Insight. Sadly the Gen 2 was an “Insight” in name only. And the later years had serious engine issues. I am not sure if even this model is worthy of the “Insight” name. Nothing appears to be as revolutionary as the Gen 1 was for its time.

    Aardvark says:
  • Will it have the same cargo capacity of the 2011 model. I have one and is great room enough for large boxes bcuz its hatchback design.

    Miguel Barcenas says:
  • Clearly a lot of things have been compromised in the name of styling versus aerodynamics starting with all the fake air vents.

    Chris P says:

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

comments policy
LOG IN
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

technology news