Honda Announces Overview of Exhibit for the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013
Outside-the-Box Mobility Concept Models on Display
Tokyo, Oct 23, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its
lineup of production and concept-model automobiles, motorcycles, power
products, and other highlights for its exhibit at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show
2013, which will take place at Tokyo Big Sight. (Press days: November 20 - 21,
2013, Public days: November 23 - December 1, 2013).
At this motor show, with the booth concept of "Live Outside the
Box," Honda will propose its original mobility products generated from
Honda's innovative inspirations unbound by precedent or conventional
wisdom. Models on display include the Honda S660 CONCEPT, an open-top
sports-type mini-vehicle, the NSX CONCEPT, the next-generation super sports
model and the all-new UNI-CUB, a personal mobility device developed under the
theme of "harmony with people."
Moreover, at the automobile section, Honda will exhibit the world premiere of
the N-WGN, the 4th model of the N Series of mini-vehicles, as well as the world
premiere of the planned production model of the second model of the Global
Compact Series which is based on the URBAN SUV CONCEPT, unveiled at the 2013
North American International Auto Show in January of this year. This model will
be officially announced in Japan in December of this year. In addition, a
number of mass-production models also will be on display including the highly
acclaimed all-new Accord Plug-in Hybrid and Fit equipped with Earth Dreams
Technology, Honda's new-generation powertrain technologies which realize
both the fun of driving and excellent fuel economy at a high level.
Also on display at the motorcycle section will be a number of models including
several planned production models such as the Dunk, a new style 50 cc scooter
equipped with a newly-developed liquid-cooled engine and the CB1300 SUPER BOL
D'OR whose attractiveness was further enhanced through the adoption of LED
headlights and a 6-speed transmission.
Covering the largest floor area of any single brand at the show, the Honda
booth will showcase a diverse lineup of products unique to Honda.
Striving to realize the joy and freedom of mobility and a sustainable society
where people can enjoy life, Honda will continue taking on new challenges to
create new mobility and continue offering dream-inspiring products for its
- Honda S660 CONCEPT: The next-generation open-top sports-type mini-vehicle
that features a dynamic and advanced styling design as well as various new
initiatives such as a Super cockpit interior that thoroughly pursues the
ultimate space for the driver.
- NSX CONCEPT: A super sports model which features the next-generation
direct-injected V6 engine mounted on a lightweight vehicle body in a mid-ship
layout as well as a highly-efficient and high-output SPORT HYBRID SH-AWD (Super
Handling - All Wheel Drive) hybrid system, which realizes both outstanding
driving performance and fuel economy. Moreover, the NSX CONCEPT realizes low
and wide with the dynamic and alluring proportions as well as an interior
design developed under the concept of a "Human Support Cockpit,"
offering excellent visibility and an exotic driving position.
- All-new UNI-CUB: Designed for harmony with people, this new personal
mobility device realizes the same freedom of movement in all directions that a
person enjoys while walking and a compact size which enables it to adapt to the
surrounding environment where people are moving around. Striving to make it
usable for a wider range of people for future commercialization, the all-new
UNI-CUB was made smaller and lighter with greater ease in getting on/off and
improvements to the rider's sense of security.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC/LSE:HNDA.L) is one of the leading
manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of
motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine
satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing
facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products,
including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden
equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19
million customers annually. For more information, please visit
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