A production variant of the zero emission SUV will come onto the market in 2022.
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The electric Honda SUV E:prototype was unveiled overnight at the 2021 Shanghai motor show, as the likely successor to the existing HR-V petrol-powered family car.

The new model is an evolution of the Honda SUV E:concept, revealed during the 2020 Beijing motor show. Design cues are clearly drawn from the new-generation HR-V, however it's unclear if underpinnings are shared or, instead, if this is a ground-up new car).

Honda has confirmed a production variant of the zero-emission SUV will come onto the market in China by mid-2022, before rolling out globally against a yet-to-be-finalised timeline. At least aesthetically, it is unlikely the final product will deviate significantly from the newly-revealed prototype, as per past Honda prototype models that have made it to production (such as the Civic and Honda E).

Powertrain details are being kept firmly under wraps for now, however last year the Japanese brand confirmed it had entered into an agreement with General Motors to power future models with its Ultium battery technology.