By Alberto Frammartino, October 6, 2022
Honda is shifting its priorities with the reveal of the Prologue which is a altering of philosophy and course when it comes to engineering and design. Honda has been manufacturing Hybrids since 1999, if the corporate had any selection it will desire a transfer into hydrogen-powered autos as a result of hydrogen is championed by the Japanese authorities. Nonetheless, hydrogen is an unstable and difficult-to-manage factor which is why battery-powered autos have come to the forefront not least as a result of Tesla confirmed everyone the best way ahead.
And so right here we’ve the Honda Prologue, a made for North America electrical SUV set to go on sale in 2024. The Prologue will type the frontline to Honda’s EV technique that can see 30 new electrical automobile launches by 2030. Honda plans to finish the sale of all inside combustion engine gross sales by 2040.
The Prologue is greater than the CRV, nearer in dimension to the mammoth BMW X7. The most important takeaway right here is that the Prologue reveals a maturing of Honda’s usually disjointed design language. If it seems to be good we don’t want so as to add any superfluous commentary. The Honda Prologue was co-developed with Normal Motors and makes use of GM’s BEV3 platform and powertrain programs and battery expertise.
Honda has not but revealed full technical specs, however one can assume the Prologue will supply related electrical powertrain expertise to that of it’s key rivals from Toyota, Ford. So count on 2WD and AWD variants, quick charging functionality and a spread of between 260-330 miles.
The Honda Prologue is scheduled for retail gross sales in 2024 at which level full technical and worth level particulars will emerge.