At the 2012 Beijing Motor Show Honda unveiled the Concept C and the Concept S, two concept models that show the direction of mass-production models Honda will introduce to the market next year.
Honda Concept C
Concept C is a concept model for a middle-class sedan Honda is developing specially for the Chinese market. The “C” represents “Cool,” “Challenge,” and “China.” Honda says the Concept C is inspired by the image of a dragon. The product planning for this model was led by Honda’s Chinese associates and the development was done through cooperation between development teams in China and Japan.
Honda is planning to introduce a mass-production model based on this Concept C next year through Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd.
Honda Concept S
Concept S is a global concept model of a new-value passenger mover that was developed primarily for the Chinese market and will go on sale first in China. The “S” stands for “Stylish,” “Smart” and “Surprise”. The Concept S will have a hybrid powertrain. A spacious cabin was realized by Honda’s packaging technologies. A mass-production model based on this Concept S is scheduled for introduction to the Chinese market through Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. next year, followed by a global release.