- The Honda e Concept is closely based on the very well-received Honda Urban EV that came out in 2017.
The eConcept is showing up this week in Geneva, and it's close to production ready, which means they'll hit their goal of selling it in 2019.
- It will focus on sporty driving, efficiency, quick-charging (80% in 30 minutes), and great design.
The front end has two large round LED headlights for a human-like face that's set into a full-width, black concave panel. The integrated bumper keeps things very simple, too. Inside the panel
The body gets
The interior dimensions are small, so the backseat is tight for taller passengers, and there's also a lack of storage in the frunk (front trunk), and the hatchback cargo area is small, so don't look for Honda Fit-like capabilities. The sacrifice is for efficiency and style, but it seems totally worth it to us since Honda doesn't have a car that comes even close to being this handsome. What it brings is true design desirability to the compact EV segment. The question is, will we get it?
Moving inside, the cabin is stunning. The thin, retro-style steering wheel looks better than anything Honda has right now. And that super-wide screen (actually two 12-
See the new car in the flesh in Geneva and wait to find out if it's coming here. This could very well usher in a new design language for Honda (or at least for its future EV line). Rumor is that Honda will also bring a family of EVs based on the e Concept, including a crossover and a sports car. We can't wait to see what the near future holds for the brand.