The second-generation “Honda Vezel” was announced on April 22, 2021. This time, I took a test drive on the top grade FWD car “e: HEV PLaY”. The vehicle body price is 3,298,900 yen.
The platform is based on the conventional “Vezel” and has both increased rigidity and reduced weight. The front and rear suspensions are set 10% softer than the conventional type, and improvements such as expanding the rear damper stroke are said to have been made.
The “Vezel e: HEV PLaY” is equipped with the two-motor hybrid system “e: HEV”. Based on the same system used in the “Fit,” optimizations have been made to suit the SUV body, such as increased battery capacity and the increased output [...]
The new Aqua will use the TNGA compact platform GA-B used by Yaris. The evolution of body rigidity and running with the new platform is already with origami even for Yaris and Yaris Cross, so you can expect a new aqua. * The image shows the Yaris Cross, and it seems that it has been tuned for the new Aqua, and the front suspension uses the “Swing Valve Shock Absorber” that was also used in the Lexus ES ! (Standard equipment on high-grade Z FF) You can see that it is made with considerable attention to ride comfort.
Newly developed nickel-metal hydride battery adopted!
The new Aqua will be the first in the world to use a bipolar nickel-metal hydride battery as an in-vehicle battery. This makes it possible to significantly improve [...]