The Japanese based automaker Honda has officially presented a small sports electric concept, the EV-STER, at the Tokyo Motor Show, which comes as a two-seater convertible made out of carbon materials to keep the weight down.
According to the car manufacturer, the Honda EV-STER Concept is powered by a 10 kWh lithium-ion battery which allows a maximum range of approximately 160 km (JC08 mode), developing a maximum output of 58 kW. Honda says that the EV-STER Concept can accelerate from 0 to 60 km/h in 5.0 seconds and it has a top speed of 160 km/h. Charging time for the Honda EV-STER Concept takes under 6 hours at 100V and under 3 hours at 200V.
“Featuring a dynamic and innovative styling design and excellent environmental performance, the EV-STER, an electric rear-wheel drive two-seater convertible sports car, will propose a new way to enjoy a sports type model which is unique to the electromotive mobility. The adoption of carbon materials made it possible to reduce the vehicle weight contributing to the vehicle’s high driving performance and range of approximately 160 km”, as the automaker says in its official press release.
Honda’s new concept car, the EV-STER, is 3.570 mm long, 1.500 mm wide and 1.100 mm high, with a wheelbase of 2.325 mm. The Honda EV-STER is the company’s vision on the future and some of its technology might be implemented to future models.