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The Honda EV-STER: Honda's Sexy Electric Car Quiz
by Staff
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?

  • electric vehicle
  • electric velocity
  • environmental vigilance

According to one of Honda's designers, the car company is trying to shed the perception that it makes what type of cars?

  • slow
  • unreliable
  • boring

The EV-STER will have a lithium-ion battery that can be charged from a traditional outlet in how many hours?

  • three
  • four
  • six

How far can you drive before you need to recharge the EV-STER?

  • 50 miles
  • 75 miles
  • 100 miles

How much power does the Honda EV-STER concept put out?

  • 155-horsepower
  • 121-horsepower
  • 78-horsepower

The EV-STER body is made mostly out of what material?

  • carbon-fiber
  • aluminum
  • sheet metal

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?

  • twin joysticks
  • verbal commands
  • push buttons

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
  • wind power

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?

  • 6 seconds
  • 5 seconds
  • 4 seconds

Honda says the their new concept has a top speed of what?

  • 150 mph
  • 125 mph
  • 100 mph

What is Honda's closest predecessor to the EV-STER?

  • Honda CRX
  • Honda S2000
  • Honda CRV

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?

  • Chevy Volt
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Prius

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
  • Internet access
  • satellite TV

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
  • oversteer when taking a corner
  • understeer when taking a corner