Revealed at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, the Honda EV-STER -- a concept electric sports car -- seems to have more in common with Tesla’s Roadster than it does with any of Honda’s current models. Do you think you know enough about this latest Honda concept to pass the test?
Honda's new concept is called the EV-STER. What does the EV stand for?
According to one of Honda's designers, the car company is trying to shed the perception that it makes what type of cars?
The EV-STER will have a lithium-ion battery that can be charged from a traditional outlet in how many hours?
How far can you drive before you need to recharge the EV-STER?
How much power does the Honda EV-STER concept put out?
The EV-STER body is made mostly out of what material?
The inside of the EV-STER is designed to feel like what?
other Honda vehicles
a sport bike
a luxury car
What separates the EV-STER design from most other cars?
the designers pieced together designs of older Honda models to come up with the EV-STER
the designers didn't use any computers during the design process
both the inside and outside of the car were designed by the same designer
There is no steering wheel in the EV-STER concept. What does it use instead?
Honda added a few more technologies to the EV-STER, including what?
electronically controlled suspension and engine performance settings
partial night-vision headlights and a lane-departure warning system
glow-in-the-dark rims and under-the-car airbags
The climate controls and car accessories are powered by what the on EV-STER concept?
dashboard solar panels
an additional, rechargeable lithium-ion battery
The EV-STER isn't that fast with it's concept electric motor. The car can go from 0 to 60 kilometers in how many seconds?
Honda says the their new concept has a top speed of what?
What is Honda's closest predecessor to the EV-STER?
The EV-STER isn't the first all-electric sports car. Which of the following is another example of an all-electric sports car on the road today?
Honda says one of their goals when designing the EV-STER was to:
“Surprise people with just how cool it is.”
"Make it better than other electric vehicles currently on the road."
"Get it right the first time so we don't have to do it over again."
When was the EV-STER first introduced?
at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show
at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show
at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
Although the concept EV-STER has an electric motor, the production version will have a gasoline engine located where?
in the front
in the back
in the midsection of the car
The EV-STER was designed to look enticing, but it also has some nice creature comforts. What is one of the many interesting features that Honda designed the car to include?
a seat that turns into a bed
Honda's concept joystick steering controls for the EV-STER are designed to help eliminate what?
wheel resistance the driver experiences on the steering wheel when making a turn