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Honda e:NP2 – manufacturing EV seen in China ministry paperwork; 204 PS FWD motor, 68.8 kWh battery

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Honda e:NP2 – production EV seen in China ministry documents; 204 PS FWD motor, 68.8 kWh battery

Following a teaser final November, the manufacturing model of the Honda e:NP2 has been sighted in paperwork for the Chinese language ministry of trade and data expertise, which ought to point out that the Japanese model’s electrical crossover is about to make its official debut quickly.

The e:NP2 is the product of a three way partnership between Honda and GAC, made in Guangzhou, and measures 4,787 mm lengthy, 1,838 mm extensive and 1,570 mm tall with a wheelbase of two,735 mm, and ideas the scales at 1,762 kg, in accordance with an X (Twitter) publish by China-based automotive analyst Tycho de Feijter.

Right here on the e:NP2, a number of particulars of a automobile that has been productionised may be seen, corresponding to the standard door handles rather than the pop-out items seen on the idea. In entrance, the e:NP2 will get a set of darkened headlamps, together with black window trim and an aero wheel design.

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On the rear, the e:NP2 will get taillights that are formed to imitate these of the headlamps, and are bridged by ‘Honda’ lettering throughout the center of the tailgate. At each entrance and rear ends of the automobile, lighting items for the productionised e:NP2 will get extra angular in comparison with these of the e:NP2 Prototype, which characteristic extra proper angles.

Early particulars from the publish by de Feijter state that the e:NP2 is powered by a single motor driving the entrance wheels, producing 150 kW (204 PS), and might attain a prime pace of 160 km/h, whereas power is saved in a lithium-in battery by CATL. In accordance with Carscoops, this battery has a capability of 68.8 kWh.

The Honda e:NP2, alongside its e:NS2 twin that’s to be offered by the Dongfeng Honda three way partnership in China that share the Honda e:N Structure F platform, seem set to be launched within the China market quickly, in accordance with de Feijter.

The Honda e:NP2 and e:NS2 are two of 4 new EVs in Honda’s e:N vary of absolutely electrical fashions, with an e:N SUV set for unveiling inside this yr, it has been reported beforehand. That SUV mannequin would be the first to undertake the e:N Structure W platform that accommodates front- and rear-motor configurations, in comparison with the FWD-oriented e:N Structure F. The fourth, a sedan previewed by the e:N GT Idea, will solely debut after 2025.

GALLERY: 2024 Honda e:NS2 and e:NP2 teaser

GALLERY: Honda e:NP2 Prototype

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