The Honda e and Honda e Advance
The new urban Honda e all electric runaround with no gears and no wing mirrors has the world’s first, full-width, digital dashboard. Wing and rear view mirrors are replaced with cameras. The battery is a compact 35.5kWh and it has an acceptable range of 137 miles and can re-charge in 30 min with a 100kw DC. It has Single Pedal Control providing 134bhp (e) and 152bhp (e Advance) power output versions.
It’s expensive compared to it’s nearest rivals the Mini Electric, Peugeot e-208, Corsa-e and the Renault Zoe. Starting at £27,160 for the base car, rising to £29,660 for the Advance model (including the £3,500 government grant) it’s even pricier than the VW ID3. To justify paying such a premium you have to fall in love with it’s unique technology and it’s quirky retro exterior including pop out handles and no traditional wing mirrors.
Other features include:
- Honda Sensing
- LED Daytime running lights
- Leather Steering Wheel
- Front Heated Seats
- Automatic high beam headlights
- Smart entry and start
- Auto Braking
- Adaptive Cruise
- Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
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