Honda release Geneva Motor Show debut list
Next up to announce their 2016 Geneva Motor Show plans are Japanese manufacturer Honda, who are set to reveal the next step in the renewal of its European car range.
A highly anticipated unveil will be a focus point for consumers and press alike with the Civic Hatchback Prototype receiving its global premier displaying the exterior design of the all-new hatchback model. Produced at Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM), the car will be exported to global markets, including the US with the European launch due in early 2017.
Following from its global unveil in Tokyo, the Clarity Fuel Cell will make its European debut displaying to the European market the world’s first production fuel cell saloon to house the entire fuel cell powertrain under the bonnet. With a range of up-to 435 miles (700 km)*, the Clarity Fuel Cell achieves best-in-class range while its unique packaging allows an interior design to offer seating for five, a first for a fuel cell saloon.
Following the announcement of the start of customer sales in the US at Detroit motor show, Honda confirms the first European customer deliveries for the Honda NSX will begin in 2016. The NSX features classic low and wide proportions married to modern and alluring surfacing, an aggressive front design, and rear lights that pay homage to the original NSX. The new hybrid supercar has an all-new mid-mounted DOHC V6 engine with twin turbochargers mated to a specially-developed nine-speed DCT.
Honda will also demonstrate a new design concept model of the popular Jazz. The new Keenlight concept seeks to highlight the potential for customising Jazz, using sleek design elements, special decals and a unique colour named ‘Keenlight’.
Finally, Honda will also unveil the all-new CRF100L Africa Twin packs. Inheriting the “go anywhere” spirit of its celebrated predecessors, the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin packs an innovative and powerful parallel twin-cylinder engine into a lightweight, agile chassis ready for true adventure both on and off road, whether crossing continents or commuting.
The Honda Press Conference will take place at 12:45 CET on Tuesday 1st March on the Honda stand so keep your eyes peeled for further information and images to come.