Honda has informed through a press release that the e:Ny1 electric vehicle (EV), which will hit the market in 2023, will be at the center of Honda’s future product line-up. The company says that the 11th generation Civic electric car will be the latest car, specially introduced with e:HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) technology, which will complement other electric models of the brand: Jazz, Jazz Crosstar, CR-V. , HR-V and Honda e.
The company says it will feature the most advanced version of Honda’s e:HEV powertrain, powered by a power-dense lithium-ion battery, two compact, powerful electric motors, and a newly developed 2.0-liter direct injection DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine. Equipped with. The company has claimed that this hybrid car is targeted to achieve CO2 emissions of less than 110 g per km, which is less than 5 l/100km with a maximum motor output of 135 kW and torque of 315Nm.
On the other hand, the e:Ny1 prototype looks similar to the electric version of the Honda HR-V from Europe. The HR-V to be launched in China this year will be equipped with a 68.8-kWh capacity battery pack. The car is powered by dual electric motors out of which the front motor is 150 kW, which will generate a maximum power of 201 hp. The company claims that this car will be capable of giving a range of 510 km in a single charge. Its top speed is said to be around 150 km/h.
However, there is no clarity on whether the e:Ny1 prototype shown for Europe will be equipped with the powertrain present in the HR-V.