Honda Concept and Prototype cars take centre stage in Geneva

Honda revealed its 2012 Geneva Motor Show line-up with two sports car concepts, a prototype of the European CR-V as well as the debut of the all-new 1.6 diesel engine, all appearing on the Honda stand.

Honda revealed its 2012 Geneva Motor Show line-up with two sports car concepts, a prototype of the European CR-V as well as the debut of the all-new 1.6 diesel engine, all appearing on the Honda stand.

The stunning Honda NSX Concept will make its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Highlighting the design and technology direction for Honda’s next generation supercar, the NSX Concept features a V6 mid-mounted engine and will employ a range of new technologies including the innovative Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive™) hybrid system. It is expected to go on sale within the next three years.

They will also present the European CR-V Prototype, a preview model highlighting the exterior styling direction of the all-new fourth generation European Honda CR-V, which is set to go on sale in Autumn 2012. Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology, a new generation engine series, will deliver excellent performance and environmental values and is due to be introduced throughout the Honda product range. The lightest engine in its class, delivering sub 100g/km CO2 levels, the engine will offer a class-leading balance of fuel economy and performance. A cut engine display of the new 1.6 litre diesel engine will be shown on the Honda stand.