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2010 Honda New Small Concept

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 New Small Concept

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.

Press release

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.

Honda New Small Concept

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.

Honda New Small Concept


16 comments:

I love the looks that it had and I must say that the color gives more sophisticated looks on this concept. Even the figure performance is great and quite remarkable.

Agreed. The styling was great and the figure performance as well. This car definitely offers fuel efficiency. Small cars are the best solution for fuel crisis!

Well, small cars has been a very good option for a better fuel economy vehicle! And I guess that’s the main goal of this car! BTW, the styling of the car is great as well.

Wow! The platform of this car is kind of unique. I wonder if this car was already debuted? BTW, I think the LED effects on the headlights make it more aggressive.

The good thing about compact cars is that they offer better fuel economy and I think these cars are the best solution for fuel crisis!

I would think that if the Matrix can pass, this would. I use to own a CRX and loved it. I traded it for a 5th Gen Prelude and still have it with 350km and still going strong.

Ugly, but it should stay in concept.

Sweet looking sub compact cart. A way better looking than the iq and alto.

I dont like small cars, IMO its impractical.

Now This is a match for me. Honda is getting sensitive now on producing cars that fits the small one’s. Hahahaha!

@bobby_cruz: yes, I think in Honda’s small HB cars, because they have their unique concept that others are trying to copy.

@memphisroyce : I think it’s a great concept, a small car that can be used comfortably by a number of passengers

I think the concept of this car was copied to Honda Jazz, the style of the body was the same in Jazz.

I think small but terrible cars will be a hit this year. Because, most of the new cars launched by top car distributors are smaller in size but with a lot of use in the inside.

They should stick to the concept, don’t change anything and give it to the world. I know it will have more roda presence then the jazz.

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.

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