honda unveils the ‘sports EV’ concept at the tokyo motor show, a striking electric sports car with zero emissions. the concept is the second model to be previewed on firm’s dedicated electric car platform, after the ‘urban EV‘ city car from the frankfurt motor show 2017. the japanese-automaker is now aiming to create a family of electric cars from this new architecture to achieve economies of scale.

 

 

honda has retained the ‘S2000’s’ long bonnet, with proportions of a front-engined, rear-wheel drive electric sports car. it would join the NSX and civic ‘type R’ as one of the japanese–automaker’s performance vehicles. honda has kept the new concept’s specific details shrouded in mystery, however, including its powertrain. the firm comments that it, ‘combines EV performance and AI inside a compact body’.

  • This is a retro design and not a modernist concept, much more applicable to an electric car architecture.

    Sérgio Werneck de Figueiredo says:
  • Mazda with their ‘Vision Coupe’ is praying Honda releases this.

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • Love it! Definitely better than all the futuristic junk around. Well done Honda.

    Vector says:
  • lf Elon really wants EV to be the future work with SAE and develop a charging system that allows any EV to pull up to any charger anywhere and charge. The Honda is cute but a little to girly for a macho man like me.

    Earl Simmins says:
  • This so looks like 1968 American Motors AMX.

    Marc Leslie Kagan says:
  • Me too Marc .,.. That was my first impression … American Motors AMX

    Randall Gibbons says:

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