2010 Honda Fit EV Concept
2010 Honda Fit EV Concept displayed at the 2010 LA Show features an exclusive Deep Clear Blue Pearl exterior color and distinctive five-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels with blue inserts. The Concept has unique LED headlights, a chrome front fascia, aerodynamic bumper, clear LED taillights and EV decals. Inside, the Honda Fit EV Concept is outfitted in an eco-friendly gray bio-fabric on the seating surfaces.
The Fit EV Concept powered by a lithium-ion battery and coaxial electric motor. It is utilizes the same 5-passenger layout found in the popular Fit hatchback. The Honda Fit EV will have a top speed of 90 mph. Driving range can be maximized by use of an innovative 3-mode electric drive system, adapted from the 2011 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid.
The system allows the driver to select between Econ, Normal, and Sport to instantly. In Econ mode, practical driving range can increase by as much as 17 percent, compared to driving in Normal mode, and up to 25 percent compared to driving in Sport mode. Acceleration improves significantly when in Sport mode, generating performance similar to a vehicle equipped with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine.
In addition to the 3-mode E-Drive system, the Honda Fit EV Concept also displaying special meter display advises the driver when to shut off air conditioning and other accessories to conserve battery power.
In interior of Honda Fit EV Concept is equipped standard connectivity system that allows the driver to stay connected through a smartphone and personal computer, or the Honda-exclusive interactive remote, while away from the vehicle. Or chose interactive remote provides connectivity to the vehicle without the need for an internet connection or mobile phone signal. In addition The Honda Fit EV will come equipped with a standard Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System™ that includes a public charging-station locator capability.
Battery recharging can be accomplished in less than 12 hours when using a conventional 120-volt outlet, and less than six hours when using a 240-volt outlet.
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