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Japan: Honda's hydrogen-powered Clarity FCV debuts in Tokyo02:29

Japan: Honda's hydrogen-powered Clarity FCV debuts in Tokyo

Japan, Tokyo
October 28, 2015 at 07:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Honda unveiled their new hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicle (FCV), the Clarity FCV, at the Tokyo Motor Show on Wednesday, a day before the doors open for the public.

The ¥7.66 million ($64,000, €57,000) model is equipped with a hydrogen power cell giving the vehicle autonomy closer to 483km (300miles) according to the tests in the United States. The engine can also produce 300Nm of torque and 130kW of power.

Kiyoshi Shimizu, Chief Engineer LPL (Automotive R Center) Honda R Centre, speaking on the vehicle's uniqueness said that Honda has managed to integrate the fuel cell like a conventional engine.

The Clarity FCV model is expected to be available from March 2016 and builds on the 2008 FCX Clarity concept.

The 44th Tokyo motor show 2015 takes place in the Japanese capital from October 30th until November 8th.

Japan: Honda's hydrogen-powered Clarity FCV debuts in Tokyo02:29
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Honda unveiled their new hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicle (FCV), the Clarity FCV, at the Tokyo Motor Show on Wednesday, a day before the doors open for the public.

The ¥7.66 million ($64,000, €57,000) model is equipped with a hydrogen power cell giving the vehicle autonomy closer to 483km (300miles) according to the tests in the United States. The engine can also produce 300Nm of torque and 130kW of power.

Kiyoshi Shimizu, Chief Engineer LPL (Automotive R Center) Honda R Centre, speaking on the vehicle's uniqueness said that Honda has managed to integrate the fuel cell like a conventional engine.

The Clarity FCV model is expected to be available from March 2016 and builds on the 2008 FCX Clarity concept.

The 44th Tokyo motor show 2015 takes place in the Japanese capital from October 30th until November 8th.

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