The Rugged Open Air Car (ROAV) idea is half pick-up truck, half off-road toyThe Honda Rugged Open Air Car idea combines components from throughout Honda’s present vary of automobiles
Honda has revealed its new Rugged Open Air Car (ROAV) idea, taking design cues from a variety of its automobiles to create the “final off-road Honda”.
Revealed at SEMA 2018 in Las Vegas, US, and developed by Honda Analysis and Growth Americas, the idea is constructed utilizing elements from leisure and utility-centred Honda fashions.
The ROAV relies primarily on the Ridgeline pick-up truck and Pioneer 1000 side-by-side utility automobile, whereas it options waterproofed seats from the Civic Kind R sizzling hatch and a custom-designed load mattress and tailgate.
Sturdy paint-on surfaces alongside telephone holders from RAM inside are stated to advertise the feasibility of off-road exercise, whereas extra apparent exterior options such because the skidplate and roll cage level to the automobile’s function.
Honda hasn’t launched any particulars relating to the engine and drivetrain, however the use of the Ridgeline’s platform and suspension would counsel that its three.5-litre petrol V6 has additionally been carried over.
The ROAV idea is not anticipated to enter manufacturing.
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