NEW JERSEY — A Honda dealership is celebrating the unveiling of its first-ever hand-car display, which it says is the first of its kind in the United States.
“We’re honored to bring our first hand car display to Honda in New York City, a true testament to the new Honda brand, to the New York Yankees, and to the community we’re serving,” said John McPherson, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Honda.
Honda has also unveiled a new, two-door version of the H1, which is designed to fit larger families.
The first-of-its-kind display, made from wood, steel and fiberglass, features an electric motor, a dashboard with controls and an onboard display.HIDI, Honda’s hand-wrenching machine that makes up the Honda brand and is a key pillar in the brand’s global operations, is powered by an electric drivetrain that uses Honda batteries.
The H1 is a Honda brand product that has been built on the Honda HIDI line.
H3, a four-wheel drive model, is a new product for Honda that is powered entirely by the company’s H3 platform, which can drive up to 100 miles on a single charge.
H4, a two-wheel, four-door hybrid that can also drive up up to 50 miles, will go on sale in Japan this fall.
Honda is also debuting a new SUV, the H6, that will compete against the Nissan Leaf.
The company says the new hand-built display will be unveiled during the first week of April.