Honda, the Japanese carmaker had showcased the new Honda Vision XS-1 crossover concept at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo. At the unveiling, the company said that the concept will not enter into production and it has been designed to represent Honda’s design creativity. Interestingly, new media reports suggest that Honda is now planning to introduce a new model based on this concept. Also Read – Upcoming Honda Cars In India
According to Chinese media, Honda is planning to launch a crossover based on the Vision XS-1 concept. The report further suggests that this crossover will be positioned alongside the Honda Vezel and Honda XR-V. This SUV is based on Honda’s original Man Maximum Machine Minimum philosophy. The company claims that the Vision XS-1 fuses together two different values, a sporty exterior styling and amazing spaciousness in the compact body. Design inspiration for the crossover comes from Honda’s “Exciting H Design” philosophy. Also Read – New Honda Cars To Be Unveiled At Auto Expo 2018
The Honda Vision XS-1 concept features a bold silver grille bar at the front, flanked by LED headlamps. The contoured bumper accommodates stylish Blue-tinged LED fog lamps. The wider bumper in the concept merges into the prominent wheel arches. It is a three-row crossover that offers seat for seven. The crossover gets sliding doors with large openings for easy ingress and egress. The Honda Vision XS-1 crossover gets angular pillar- and tailgate mounted LED tail-lights and a black bumper insert with twin exhaust outlets. You May Also Like – Honda CRV 7 Seater | Honda HRV | Honda Civic
The Honda Vision XS-1 concept was also equipped with a large central infotainment touchscreen and minimalist dashboard. The cabin features black, white, orange and beige scheme, while the use of leather and metal adds to its premium character. For the Chinese market, the SUV will be powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine, paired to a CVT gearbox, and a hybrid powertrain.