Against the background of a genuine Orgy of concept cars, characteristic of the Tokyo motor show, a modest production hatchback Fit, which will go on sale in February, and in Europe under the name Jazz in the middle of next year, looks like a genuine exotic. But those he and more interesting.
The creators of "Fitojaz" 4th generation without false modesty say that they have shown the world "the world standard of compact cars for the next era." At the same time, it is emphasized that as a new concept of the automotive industry, the development team brought to the fore "an emotional value that can not be estimated in numerical terms."
One way or another, but the new Fit will be available in five different versions, providing a very wide choice for "fitolyubov" depending on their personal preferences and lifestyle. And such attention of the manufacturer to the compact hatch against the background of the dominance of all kinds of crossovers, really, very gratifying. Moreover, the hybrid modification Fit will be the first compact car Honda, equipped with a twin-engine power plant. In Europe, in addition, the new generation Jazz will be the first Honda model to receive a special nameplate e:HEV, indicating the complete set of the company's branded electric motor, and in the future, such logos will adorn all electrified Honda cars.
It is claimed that the key feature of the new Fit was the concept of the so-called "Four dimensions of comfort", which implies a comfortable view, comfortable fit, pleasant sensations when driving and ease of daily use. The model received a front rack of a special configuration, which does not limit visibility and at the same time distributes the impact on the entire body in the event of an accident. The front seats received new side support technology developed for Honda sedans. The rear row of seats is designed for high flexibility, and comfortable fit provide increased cushion with more padding, which, along with ample Luggage space should improve the comfort and functionality of the car even on long journeys.
The new Fit offers an impressive array of safety and driver assistance systems. The camera, covering the space in front of the car, complements the work of the technologies included in the Honda Sensing package. Combined with eight ultrasonic sensors in the front and rear of the model, it will improve the accuracy of the package's functions – in particular the new collision avoidance system. Moreover, the Sensing package is already available in the basic configuration for all versions of the new Fit.
The Fit was also the first Honda car to receive the Honda Connect on-Board communication module, which provides three services for remote control of a number of functions using a smartphone.