The Japanese automaker Honda has unveiled their New Small Concept aimed at stirring up interest in the Asian market at the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi. The design previews an upcoming compact offering from Honda that is set to go on sale in 2011 in India and Thailand. The Honda New Small Concept is an interesting looking vehicle, like all concepts the idea of the design is tantalize the imagination, push the boundaries of what a production car could be and force consumers to ask "how come my car doesn’t look like that?" By breathing so much life into the design of this egg shaped sub compact with futuristic lighting and few well placed creases in the car’s sheet metal.
Honda claims that the car features a wide platform with a low center of gravity that offers enough interior space for five people and will feel planted on the road. As urban environments become more and more congested, especially overseas, consumers are demanding more maneuverable people movers that can negotiate the cramped streets where space is a commodity. With what Japanese stylists are calling "Efficient Energetic Exterior" design, the dynamic body of the Honda New Small Concept is letting the world know that with front forward fenders highlight the presence of the vehicle. You can expect that whatever India’s 2011 small car will be, it will quickly spread across the globe.
Press release after the jump.
Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. unveiled the Honda New Small Concept, a concept model for a new small-sized vehicle, at the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi. HSCI also announced plans to begin sales of a new model in 2011 based on this concept model.
For the Honda New Small Concept, a wide platform with a stable center of gravity was adopted to create a highly efficient compact size with seating for five people. With the "Efficient Energetic Exterior" design, the dynamic design of the Honda New Small Concept with front forward fenders highlight the presence of the vehicle.
Honda is planning to introduce a new model based on the Honda New Small Concept in 2011, in India and also in Thailand.
Honda will strive to provide a new small-sized vehicle that is beyond the expectations of customers in rapidly growing markets and offer it at an affordable price by leveraging Honda’s global parts sourcing network.