A glimpse into the future
- All-new Honda Civic Type R makes world debut in production form
- Clarity Fuel Cell is the world’s most advanced fuel cell vehicle, with class-leading maximum range of 620 km / 385 miles
- European show debut for Honda NeuV concept car
Honda have it all at this years Geneva Motor Show. From the next chapter in the Legend that is the Type R, to a car that can read your emotions. Geneva 2017 will see a range of advanced vehicle and powertain technologies.
Civic Type R
The Civic Type R, which has been engineered to provide the most exhilarating and rewarding drive in the hot hatch segment, will be the pinnacle of Hondas show presence this year. Designed alongside the new standard model Civic with mutual benefits to the dynamic and refinement of both vehicles. The Type R is expected to push out around 340bhp form the latest 2.0litre VTEC Turbo petrol engine.
Clarity Fuel Cell
The Clarity fuel cell will also be on show following the arrival of the first cars in Europe at the end of last year. The all-new Clarity is the world’s most advanced fuel cell vehicle and delivers a class-leading maximum range of 620 km (385 miles).
The arrival of the new Clarity in Europe as part of the Europe-wide HyFIVE (Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles) initiative reinforces Honda’s continued efforts to drive increased adoption of fuel cell vehicles and the creation of a viable hydrogen refuelling infrastructure across the region.
Making its European debut in Geneva, the Honda NeuV is a fully electric concept car with a unique ownership proposition like no other with the state-of-the-art ‘emotion engine’ that can learn about its driver.
The pure electric concept car explores a financially-beneficial ownership model for enterprising customers, by functioning as an automated ride sharing vehicle when the owner is not using the car. It would pick up and drop off customers at local destinations, and could also sell energy back to the electric grid during times of high demand when it‘s sitting idle, further monetising the vehicle’s down time.
NeuV also functions as a thoughtful and helpful artificial intelligence assistant utilising an ‘emotion engine’, which learns from the driver by detecting the emotions behind their judgments. It can then apply what it has learnt from the driver’s past decisions to make new choices and recommendations.