Honda's first BEV for Europe will be dubbed Honda e

8 May 2019, 06:59:03

Honda's first BEV for Europe will be dubbed Honda eA couple of hours ago Honda UK confirmed on Twitter that the company's first battery electric vehicle for Europe will be dubbed Honda e. According to previous announcements, the new all-electric urban car will offer a clean exterior and minimalist lounge-like interior coupled with advanced technology. Some of the noteworthy design elements of the car include compact cameras that replace the traditional side mirrors, pop-out door handles, a customisable horizontal display with screens showing the rear-view images relayed from the Camera Mirror System integrated at either end of the dashboard, a digital rearview camera, etc.

The vehicle is based on a completely new EV-specific platform with a rear-wheel-drive, which combined with a relatively long wheelbase, wide track and short overhangs delivers dynamic driving characteristics. Created especially for the modern urban environment, this car will offer a range of 200 km (125 mi) and a battery that will charger to 80% in 30 minutes using fast charging. Official reservations will open in selected markets across Europe in early summer 2019.
Source

Related news

News related to Honda or Honda e

Honda e is now available for reservation in the UK

Honda e is now available for reservation in the UK. The all-electric car exterior is inspired by the original Honda Civic. The minimalistic look includes modern and retro elements. Everything that can be hidden away has been - almost invisible to the eye driver assistance systems, hidden charging points, etc. The model's interior is inspired by Japanese principles of architecture and reflects "Ma", which describes...

15 May 2019

Honda e Prototype will be exhibited at Milan Design Week

The 2019 Milan Design Week will be held from April 9 to April 14 and if you happen to be in Milan during that time, you might check out the Honda e Prototype which will be exhibited there. This is Honda's first exhibit ever at the Milan Design Week and it will be based in the Tortona design district. The "Honda experience - Casa Connessa Tortona" exhibit will present an environment inspired by the design concept of...

19 March 2019

Honda E Prototype is officially presented (photos and video)

Honda E Prototype evolves from the 2017 Urban EV Concept and is a key part of Honda's "Electric Vision" strategy for the European region. It is actually a preview of Honda's first production battery electric vehicle for the European market. Honda E Prototype offers a clean exterior and minimalist interior coupled with advanced technology. Some of the noteworthy design elements of the car include compact cameras that...

5 March 2019

Honda E Prototype is presented with a 125 miles range

Honda E Prototype will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week but the company has decided to heat up the audience with an official press release today. The announcement unveils the exterior and partially the interior of the prototype car and describes its design. Honda E Prototype evolves from the 2017 Urban EV Concept and is a key part of Honda's "Electric Vision" strategy for the European region. Honda E...

27 February 2019

Honda teases again its Urban EV prototype, this time its interior

Less than a month ago, Honda teased its Urban EV with a render of its exterior confirming that a prototype of the car will be presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show that's due in about three weeks. Despite being a prototype, expectations are that this is what we will see on the market later this year. Today, Honda warms up the audience with teasers of the interior and more specifically - of the steering wheel and...

13 February 2019

Honda will present a new EV prototype at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The 2019 Geneva Motor Show will be held from March 7 through 17th this year. Honda will be one of the exhibitors there and has now confirmed that it will present a new EV prototype. In the press release Honda has also released an early design sketch of the prototype which demonstrates a clear link to Honda's Urban EV Concept initially shown at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. A mass production version of the car will...

23 January 2019

Honda plans to launch more than 20 electric vehicles in China by 2025

Honda Motor China held its 2019 New Year media conference on January 7th in Beijing China. The event was named Funtec World and unveiled a number of new Honda initiatives all focused on ICV (Intelligent Connected Vehicle) technologies. For starters, the second generation of Honda CONNECT will be deployed this year and the newest thing about it is that will import AI personal accessibility. It enhances navigation...

7 January 2019

EV Specifications

Complete specifications of EVs, grouped according to their brand and year

AudiBMWChevrolete.GOHyundaiJaguarKIAMercedes-BenzNIONissanPeugeotRenaultRivianTeslaVolkswagen

Featured

Specifications of some of the most interesting and anticipated EVs.

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 187.4 in / 4761 mm
Width: 74.2 in / 1884 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1623 mm
Curb weight: 5500.53 lb / 2495 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 80 kWh, Voltage: 405 V

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric

2020 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 38.3 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.0 in / 4470 mm
Width: 71.7 in / 1820 mm
Height: 57.1 in / 1450 mm
Curb weight: 3130.56 lb / 1420 kg
Electric motor: 101 kW @ 2850 - 6000 rpm, 295 Nm @ 1000 - 2850 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 38.3 kWh, Voltage: 319.4 V

2019 Peugeot e-208 GT

2019 Peugeot e-208 GT

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 159.6 in / 4055 mm
Height: 56.3 in / 1430 mm
Curb weight: 3306.93 lb / 1500 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2020 KIA Soul EV

2020 KIA Soul EV 39 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1801 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3511.96 lb / 1593 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 2600 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 240 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 39.2 kWh, Voltage: 327 V

2020 KIA Soul EV

2020 KIA Soul EV 64 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 165.2 in / 4195 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
Curb weight: 3708.18 lb / 1682 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm @ 3600 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2019 Audi Q4 e-tron

2019 Audi Q4 e-tron concept

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 180.7 in / 4590 mm
Width: 74.8 in / 1900 mm
Height: 63.4 in / 1610 mm
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 75 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.4 in / 4481 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 3853.68 lb / 1748 kg
Electric motor: 160 kW @ 4600 - 5800 rpm, 340 Nm @ 800 - 4000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 62 kWh

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf SV Plus

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 176.4 in / 4481 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 3811.79 lb / 1729 kg
Electric motor: 160 kW @ 4600 - 5800 rpm, 340 Nm @ 800 - 4000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 62 kWh

2019 Tesla Model S

2019 Tesla Model S Standard Range

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4769.04 lb / 2163.2 kg
Electric motor #1: 285 kW @ 6850 rpm, 440 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 194 kW @ 6100 rpm, 330 Nm, Location: Front

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3864.7 lb / 1753 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3627.05 lb / 1645.2 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 62 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range RWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 3627.05 lb / 1645.2 kg
Electric motor: 202 kW, Location: Rear
Battery: 62 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Jaguar I-Pace

2019 Jaguar I-Pace

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 184.3 in / 4682 mm
Width: 74.6 in / 1895 mm
Height: 61.6 in / 1565 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 147 kW, 348 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, 348 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 90 kWh, Voltage: 388 V

2020 Rivian R1S

2020 Rivian R1S 135 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 198.4 in / 5040 mm
Width: 79.3 in / 2015 mm
Height: 71.7 in / 1820 mm
Curb weight: 5842.25 lb / 2650 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2020 Rivian R1T

2020 Rivian R1T 135 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 215.6 in / 5475 mm
Width: 79.3 in / 2015 mm
Height: 71.5 in / 1815 mm
Curb weight: 5886.34 lb / 2670 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 164.0 in / 4166 mm
Width: 69.5 in / 1765 mm
Height: 62.8 in / 1594 mm
Curb weight: 3582.51 lb / 1625 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 60 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2019 Renault Zoe

2019 Renault Zoe R110

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 160.8 in / 4084 mm
Width: 68.1 in / 1730 mm
Height: 61.5 in / 1562 mm
Curb weight: 3306.93 lb / 1500 kg
Electric motor: 80 kW @ 3395 - 10886 rpm, 225 Nm @ 500 - 3395 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 45.61 kWh, Voltage: 346 V

2019 BMW i3s

2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh

Doors: 5, Seats: 4
Length: 157.7 in / 4006 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 62.6 in / 1590 mm
Curb weight: 2843.96 lb / 1290 kg
Electric motor: 135 kW @ 4800 rpm, 270 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 42.2 kWh, Voltage: 353 V