The Honda Prelude Concept is larger than its predecessor, but importantly it remains a coupe.
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Honda’s “one more” moment at the Japan Mobility Show wasn’t the rumored NSX replacement, but rather the return of another popular nameplate in its sports car stable. Prelude concept for a new era. The company describes the prototype as a “production-oriented” vehicle, suggesting it will soon produce a road-going model, similar to how Acura reinvented the classic Integra name several years ago. ing.
The Prelude concept departs from the traditional design of its predecessors. Previous Preludes were known for their compact two-door coupe styling, but the new concept is significantly larger, which isn’t surprising given how large cars are today.
From the front, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re looking at a new Toyota car, perhaps forming part of the new Crown family. This car has his two sharp headlights with his LED light his bar connected just above where the license plate will be placed. The lower part of the bumper is finished with a black mesh pattern, with small vertical design elements finished in blue.
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The profile is a little fitting for the name Prelude. Small black wing mirrors stand out, as do the flush door handles and angular rocker panels. Honda also gave the concept a set of gloss black wheels and blue brake calipers, a nod to its performance credentials. The roofline tapers rapidly toward the rear, giving the car an impression that’s a bit of a cross between a Porsche 911 and a Hyundai Ioniq 6. Dominating the rear is a full-width LED light bar, black lip spoiler and gloss black bumper.
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Little is known about the Honda Prelude Concept at this stage, but the automaker says it is a “sporty” model that will offer “driving pleasure” and “extraordinary excitement unlike anything you’ve ever felt before.” It is explained that there is. Honda added that it is continuing to develop the model and has not yet said anything about the powertrain, other than saying it will be electric.
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