Posts Tagged ‘Honda’

Honda X-Track – Hybrid Sports Car with Two Driving Modes

December 15th, 2010

Nikita Kalinin, a talented designer who is responsible for a number of crazy concept cars has recently unveiled its latest creation – the next-generation sports coupe dubbed Honda X-Track.

The two-seater vehicle is powered by a hybrid engine and it can be used in 2 modes: street mode and track mode.

In the street mode the car features aerodynamic body panels that considerably reduce the overall drag and allow the car to show more efficiency. » Read more: Honda X-Track – Hybrid Sports Car with Two Driving Modes

Top 10 Best Hybrid Cars

October 28th, 2010

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

The main feature of this hybrid vehicle is fuel efficiency that is obtained with relatively little performance sacrifice.

The heart of 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid is Ford’s 2.5-liter Hybrid Powersplit drivetrain, a combination of a 156hp 2.5-liter, Atkinson cycle gasoline motor and a 106hp AC electric engine.

Being a parallel hybrid, this car can run on electric power, gasoline power of a fusion of the two. It is able to show an average fuel economy of 41 miles per gallon in the city and 36 on the highway.

» Read more: Top 10 Best Hybrid Cars

Honda Air Concept – Lightweight Compressed Air Vehicle

October 25th, 2010

One of the most popular Japanese carmakers, Honda, has recently presented the design of its new Air Concept car, a compressed air vehicle.

It is worth mentioning that the Japanese auto giant showcased its green vehicle at the 2010 LA Auto Show’s Design Challenge competition.

One of the company’s main goals was to design a car that would weight less than 1,000lbs. Besides being very lightweight, Honda Air is able to carry up to 4 people. » Read more: Honda Air Concept – Lightweight Compressed Air Vehicle

All-Electric Three-Wheeled 3R-C from Honda

March 2nd, 2010

The all-electric Honda 3R-C concept car is one of the eco-friendly vehicles that are going to be presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2010 in the period between March 4 and 14th.

The three-wheeled car was developed by a team of European designers from Honda’s Research and Design facility located in Milan. The main idea was to create a commuter car that would provide zero-emission travel. » Read more: All-Electric Three-Wheeled 3R-C from Honda