Honda Automobiles: Honda Takes New Approach with Insight Prototype Debuting during 2018 North American International Auto Show

Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 by in Honda Canada

  • All-new 2019 Honda Insight will offer reward character and high fuel potency in a worldly and atmospheric five-passenger sedan
  • Powered by latest era of Honda’s innovative and rarely fit two-motor full hybrid powertrain
  • Insight nameplate earnings as partial of a Honda Electrification Initiative relocating electrified vehicles even some-more into a mainstream

The Honda Insight Prototype will make a universe entrance during a 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan 15, 2018 as a predecessor to a all-new 2019 Honda Insight – an upscale, stylish five-passenger sedan positioned above a Civic in Honda’s newcomer automobile lineup. The all-new Insight utilizes a latest era of Honda’s innovative two-motor hybrid complement and will launch subsequent summer as a newest electrified automobile in a Honda lineup.

“With a worldly styling, energetic stance, plenty interior space and best-in-class performance, a all-new Insight embodies Honda’s proceed to formulating electrified vehicles but a standard tradeoffs,” pronounced Henio Arcangeli, Jr., comparison clamp boss of Automobile Sales and ubiquitous manager of a Honda Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.  “You won’t have to be an foundation disciple to conclude a new Insight – it’s a good automobile in a possess right, eccentric of what’s function underneath a hood.”

Introduced in 1999, a first-generation Insight was America’s initial hybrid automobile and a technological debate de force with optimized aerodynamics and a lightweight aluminum structure. As a result, a 2-door Insight launched as a many fuel-efficient EPA approved gasoline-fueled automobile with a highway rating of 70 miles per gallon. It was a initial Honda automobile to implement Honda’s Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid system.

The second-generation Insight done a entrance in 2009 as a many affordable hybrid on a market. With a 5-door, 5-passenger design, a second-gen Insight charity increasing space and application while stability to occupy a IMA hybrid system.

The all-new 2019 Insight takes an wholly new proceed with a styling, packaging, reward comforts and opening preferred by mainstream automobile buyers – a hybrid automobile but any fundamental compromise. Unlike a initial dual generations of Insight, a all-new indication will be powered by Honda’s two-motor hybrid complement charity fuel economy that is rival with other compress hybrid models.

“At a 2017 North American International Auto Show we announced a Honda Electrification Initiative with a idea to make two-thirds of Honda’s tellurian automobile sales electrified vehicles by 2030,” pronounced Arcangeli, “With a Insight rising after in 2018 as a fifth electrified automobile brought to marketplace over a past year, we’re demonstrating a joining to that goal.”

The Insight – to be done during Honda’s Greensburg, Indiana plant, alongside Civic and CR-V regulating domestic and globally sourced tools – will join a Clarity array (Clarity Fuel Cell, Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid) and a all-new 2018 Accord Hybrid, nearing during dealerships national early subsequent year.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by over 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 35 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2016, some-more than 95% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

For More Information
Consumer information is accessible at automobiles.honda.com/future-cars/insight-hybrid. To join a Insight village on Facebook, revisit https://www.facebook.com/hondainsight. Additional media information including high-resolution photography of a Honda Insight Prototype is accessible during hondanews.com/honda-automobiles/channels/insight.

 

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