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2008 Honda OSM Concept

Honda's low-emission sportscar research style has been unveiled at the English Worldwide Engine Display, at ExCel, London, uk..

2008 Honda OSM Concept
2008 Honda OSM Concept

The light and portable roadster style research is a idea displaying Honda's primary technological innovation concepts, developing fashionable and interesting vehicles that are also ecologically accountable.

Named the Ford OSM (for Open Study Model), the two-seater connects the confirmed-for-production CR-Z activities multiple and FCX Quality hydrogen petrol cellular car on the Ford take a position at the show.

2008 Honda OSM Concept
2008 Honda OSM Concept

"We're trying to demonstrate that low exhaust vehicles can be eye-catching," says Andreas Sittel, Venture Innovator for OSM. "There is no reason why a car that's more eco-friendly can't look great too - and be fantastic and fun to generate."

The idea for the project was 'Clean and Dynamic' - and this route was followed for both the external and style, guaranteeing a joined-up, constant 'language' between the two. One example of this can be seen behind the car, where our body actually expands into the cottage between the chairs.

The external style is a stability of sleek, spherical shapes and distinct collections to provide description in key places. The top side lights are smartly incorporated into the front side end, extending from the nasal area to the top of the rim archways to look more like a part of the unique body.

2008 Honda OSM Concept
2008 Honda OSM Concept

Within, this continuous, liquid strategy is ongoing, with long capturing shapes increasing from both entrance sections to form a shape for the device screen. The idea for the dash was to prevent developing the conventional prevent of 'heavy' color and content in front of the driver; in keeping with the clean and light and portable concept. For that reason, the rush is accessed areas, with the most important equipment in immediate line-of-sight of the car owner.
2008 Honda OSM Concept
2008 Honda OSM Concept

Key information is shown in a spherical, encased main binnacle, with levels and results in shiny pink on a dark-colored qualifications. This suits the decrease in the car, with the chairs and entrance fixtures clipped in a new, gloss-effect pink set, associated with white set areas, in range with the external body color, a one-off colour known as Mystic Pill.
2008 Honda OSM Concept
2008 Honda OSM Concept

The driving main manages and features are allocated in an user-friendly structure, available on a section that shapes downwards to the right of the car owner. A centrally-mounted semi-sequential gear-shift factors towards a fun-to-drive indication, along with exercise changes either side of the rim. Incorporated into the gearshifter itself is a red key 'start' option, which supports the fantastic route of the car.
2008 Honda OSM Concept
2008 Honda OSM Concept
The Ford OSM Concept was designed by Honda's R&D ability in Offenbach, Malaysia. It's the newest example of the young ability being designed within Honda's style companies in European countries - following the Ford Small Multiple Sports Concept (Geneva 2007) and the Union Tourer Concept (Frankfurt 2007).

At present, the Ford OSM is a style research style, and there are no plans for it to get into generation.