After making a successful debut at Detroit, Honda is bringing their new Insight Prototype at Chicago Auto Show. It is seen as a preview for the upcoming electrified car. The production version of Honda Insight Prototype will arrive later this year. It will feature hybrid powertrain and combines 1.5 liter Atkinson cycle engine that works in conjugation of electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack. This time Honda has opted for sleek design and has low and wide stance along with sweeping roofline. The front end of Honda Insight Prototype is characterized by flying wing grille and low-profile LED headlights.
Honda Insight Prototype claims to have best class-leading power and anticipates EPA rating to be over 50mpg (combined). The Insight Prototype can be driven on any type of condition and the power source would be either battery or engine. Technical specifications is not known as of yet, but the company claims that it would possess best in class space. It will also have 8 inch of infotainment system along with 7 inch digital driver’s LED monitor. The infotainment system will support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and will be Wi-Fi enabled for over-the-air updates.
Sensing suite of active safety systems will be incorporated in Honda Insight Prototype. In this suite, there would be Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Departure Warning, and Road Departure Mitigation. Other features include Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition. Honda might place the new Insight in the premium segment and will be above Civic. Honda Civic will launch later this year.