A new concept car from Honda introduces styling for future Honda EVs in China.
Unveiled at the fifth China International Import Expo, the Honda e:N2 concept showcases Honda’s China-market future models, the e:N series, which debuted earlier this year with models crossovers e: NS1 and e: NP1. Honda plans to launch 10 e:N models by 2027.
Honda e: NS1
The e:N2 concept has a slightly more imaginative look than the early e:N production models. It’s a sedan with curvy lines combined with minimalist lighting elements. Honda’s press release also mentions “a clean and tidy digital cockpit.”
It is a completely different design from Honda’s Prologue, is expected to be shown in full later this year as Honda’s first mass-market electric vehicle in the United States. And it shows some obvious simplicity of Honda e which the brand has decided not to bring to the US
Honda e: NP1
The concept is based on a dedicated EV architecture known as the e:N Architecture F which is exclusive to e:N models. However, Honda did not say when a production version might arrive or if it will. how it is produced or distributed. The E:NS1 is the product of a production and sales joint venture with Chinese automaker Dongfeng, while the e:NP1 is manufactured and sold through a similar joint venture with GAC.
Honda, meanwhile, has said that it will provide production for Sony-Honda EVs in Ohio. In addition to its own EV platform, Honda is working with GM to develop the platform for millions of affordable EVs. will come in 2027. We were curious to see if all these disparate projects across the globe could find some design harmony.