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Honda Hybrid Insight 2010

January 28, 2009 by admin  
Filed under Honda, Hybrid Cars, New Car Review

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Honda Hybrid Insight 2010. Honda car manufacturers do not want to lag with Toyota which has produced the latest variant of the hybrid car, the third generation Toyota Prius. Honda also issued their latest car, the Honda Insight 2010 that also a hybrid car. This car will be hybrid cars with the most affordable prices in the U.S. market at this time. Currently, Honda has not announced a price but it is estimated under $20,000.

“With the introduction of the latest Honda Insight, can provide options for people who previously not interested in buying a hybrid car because the price is expensive,” said Executive Vice President American Honda John Mendel.

Second-generation Honda Insight is a combination of all the advantages and agility Honda Civic Hybrid and the Honda Jazz preoccupation driving. Honda Insight using the chassis and front suspension similar to Honda Jazz. This is the key to get the Honda Insight predicted will be the main value of this hybrid.

Honda Hybrid Insight 2010 pictures

Honda Insight 2010 uses a combination of engine 1.3-liter aluminum-alloy SOHC i-VTEC with CVT, which is derived from the Honda Civic Hybrid (Honda Insight use first-generation three-cylinder engine 1.0 liters). This machine is able to produce energy torque of 88hp and 88lb-ft. Another source of Insight is the electric motor that can produce 13hp and torque  58hp-lb. The combination of both is the 98hp/5800rpm and torque  123lb-ft.

Such as other electric and hybrid cars , Honda Insight 2010 is also equipped with Kinetic energy recovery system (KERS). The system works by saving the kinetic energy to the battery when the car brakes. Honda Insight is also equipped with a hybrid Honda IM (Integrated Motor Assist), which makes Honda Insight more economical and convenient be steered.

Honda Insight 2010 apply drive by wire technology to control the work machine through accelerator pedal. The system consists of electronic sensors connected to the accelerator pedal that sends a signal to the computer machine. Computers combine accelerator pedal position signal with other data, namely lap engine, engine cooling temperature, and speed of the car. After that, the new specified size of the gas valve is opened. To move the gas valve in the throttle body, use a stepper motor work electronically. This system is already widely used by the latest car, either by Honda themselves, and other factories.

Honda Hybrid Insight 2010 pictures

Honda also complete the Honda Insight 2010 with their current technology, the Ecological Drives Assist System that was introduced years ago. With this equipment, drivers are given guidance to drive the car at the most economical mode of fuel. Other tools offered are cruise control, USB interface, gear shift paddle model installed in the wheel, ABS, EBD, stability control, and navigation satellites.

Honda also complete the Honda Insight 2010 with their current technology, the Ecological Compared to the first generation efficiency reaches 70mpg, this second generation can go up to 40 miles per gallon in the city and 43 miles per gallon in the city outside. However, according to Chief Technical Insight Yasunari Seki as quoted Reuters, Insight can go up to 72 miles per gallon. Compare that with the Prius can go up to 50 miles per gallon.

However, the decrease in efficiency will be paid with the view that is more interest, convenience, and the preoccupation driving many other things. Therefore, Honda sales are optimistic this will be the second generation far better than the first.

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Honda Hybrid Insight 2010 pictures

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