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Old 11-12-2012, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Honda have developed a small electric commuter vehicle, please see:

Honda Micro Commuter prototype revealed | Auto Express

If that is a bit tame for you, on the same website there is news that the new Civic Type R might have 300bhp:

Honda Civic Type-R to get 2.0 turbo engine | Auto Express

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Old 11-12-2012, 07:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The micro car looks like a cross between the IQ and A Smart. Id rather take the Type R.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Weak sauce on the micro car. Make it the same form factor nd power as the I1 though...

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I thought it was common knowledge at this point that the high roofline and nearly vertical windshield was bad for aero and mpg?
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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This car is so small it can only fit 2 people with their carry-on bags. I think the concept is a cheap car with low gasoline consumption.
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This car is so small it can only fit 2 people with their carry-on bags. I think the concept is a cheap car with low gasoline consumption.
Indeed. This is only good for short distance travel.
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Old 02-22-2013, 09:48 AM   #7 (permalink)
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the car i would like to see in UK is the Honda Brio, one size down from the Jazz/Fit built in India, 5 door 1.2 hatchback, same engine as the Jazz/Fit.

Three cars sold in the UK include Suzuki Alto, Nissan Pixo, Hyundai i10, all are built in India and are quite a common sight on British roads, low purchase price especially Alto 5995 entry level car.

I wish Honda would join the party by importing the Brio
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I asked a Honda PR agent about the Brio last year, but she wasn't aware of any plans to bring the Brio over here. It might not be engineered to meet European regulations.
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