- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Honda Unveils Ultracompact P-NUT Car
Posted By Evelyn Lee On December 3, 2009 @ 2:47 pm In automotive,Green Transportation,Innovation | 3 Comments
The folks over at Honda  just unveiled their highly controversial new ultracompact car, the P-Nut  (Personal-Neo Urban Transport), at the LA Car Show, and it really redefines what it means for a vehicle to have a small “footprint.” The new tinier form of transportation  has a unique, McLaren-like staggered seating arrangement, which ensures that passengers also have ample leg room. The jury is still out on whether or not this nut has the full ability to stand on its own, so we’ll leave it to you to decide whether the P-Nut is all it’s cracked up to be.
“The objective of the exterior and interior designers was to explore the potential for a new type of small segment category vehicle that overcomes many of the objections for existing ultra-compact designs,” states Dave Marek, director of advance design for Honda R&D Americans, Inc. “While the Honda P-NUT concept introduces function-oriented concepts, it also shows that small cars  don’t have to compromise on style or amenities.”
+ Honda 
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/honda-unveils-ultracompact-p-nut-car/
URLs in this post:
 Honda: http://www.honda.com/
 P-Nut: http://jalopnik.com/5416665/honda-p+nut-concept-oh-good-grief
 transportation: http://www.inhabitat.com/transportation/
 hybrid gasoline-electric: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/12/01/tata-nano-worlds-cheapest-car-to-go-hybrid/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.