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The Honda Insight based on the base model Honda Civic.
The American plant of Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Company, located in Indiana, has started serial production of the new hybrid sedans Honda Insight, the world premiere of which took place in the framework of the motor show in new York in 2018.
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As told in the press center of the Japanese brand, the total investment in the production of a new 4-door model was more than $ 61 million. And components for sedan Honda Insight come with three different companies, Japanese companies located on the territory of the United States.
The new sedan based on the Honda Insight base model Honda Civic to the tenth generation. Chassis: McPherson strut front and multilink rear suspension. Wheelbase — 2,700 mm. Other dimensions of the sedan in the company has not yet disclosed. It is known that the design of the vehicle are widely used ultra-light materials.
As previously reported, the sedan Honda Insight new generation is equipped with a hybrid power plant i-MMD, which includes a 1.5-liter engine and pair of electric motors, one connected to the internal combustion engine works in generator mode, and the second drives the wheels of the front axle. A battery pack located under the floor. The total output is 153 HP (267 Nm). Fuel consumption (urban cycle) — 4.3 l/100 km, depending on configuration, is equipped with a new hybrid sedan Honda Insight comes with led optics, digital instrument panel, 16— or 17-inch alloy wheels, 2-zone automatic climate control, complex security system Honda Sensing, and more. Prices and specifications of new items not yet announced.