Just a month ago, Honda announced the market launch of the Clarity Fuel Cell sedan-drive, powered by hydrogen fuel cells, and recently it became known about plans of the Japanese automaker to create on this platform two more "green" version of the car.
Clarity Fuel Cell is the first machine of this type from Honda. In the model development engineers followed the principle of maximizing space in the cabin, this has been optimized layout transmission and power units. The size of the fuel elements and the unit was reduced to the dimensions comparable to the V6 engine.
So far, the output five-seat sedan can not be called a mass: the first vodorodnaya will only be available for certain government agencies of Japan, and for a narrow range of commercial organizations on the terms of the lease.
For the Japanese market announced the cost of the Honda Clarity FCV will amount to 67 thousand dollars, however taking into account government benefits and lease model payment monthly payment the owners will be in the range of $ 880. Also this year is scheduled to debut the machine to North American market, where it costs $ 60 thousand or approximately $500 on the lease.
As is now reported to be on the platform Clarity Fuel Cell will be built two cars — Clarity Clarity Electric and Plug-In Hybrid. The first will get a fully electric powertrain powered by lithium-ion batteries, and the second hybrid Assembly with a gasoline engine and an electric motor. It is noted that the hybrid version will be able to drive solely on electricity more than 60 km, it is also known that it will be connected – that is, the car can be recharged from a household outlet.
In addition to the use of advanced technology vehicles will support synchronization with mobile devices thanks to compatibility with platforms Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The interior is planned to use environmentally friendly materials.
In addition, deals with modern security systems that apparently are inherited from the Clarity Fuel Cell. This system of preventing collisions (CMBS), warning of the lane (LDW), collision warning (FCW), retaining strip (LKAS) and adaptive cruise control (ACC).
Outlet on sale Clarity Clarity Electric and Plug-In Hybrid is expected in 2017. Interestingly, this decision to use one platform for several modifications Aromasin used Korean competitors. So, on the basis of IONIQ Hyndai build an electric car, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. published
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