[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Honda and Acura trucks post record June sales, beating the previous best by more than 3,500 units
More.......................
Honda releases pricing for 2016 Fit. Starting at $15,790, prices increase by $140
More.......................
Honda previews new BR-V, a 3-row 7-passenger, 1.5L CUV for Asian market
More.......................
SPIED ON THE STREET: 2017 Odyssey(?)
More.......................
Fresh spy shots of the 2017 Ridgeline
More.......................
New Accord Coupe Touring trim added for 2016!
More.......................
Honda drops Hybrid and CNG Civics and Plug-in Accord from the lineup
More.......................
RC213V-S Officially Unveiled
More.......................
NSX --> Re: NSX new info!!! (Development team changing things again?)
Join Discussion......
Photoshops --> Re: Imagined. Legend GS-R
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Replacing parts
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Next generation Toyota GT86 could use Mazda MX-5 platform
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Alfa's new 510hp M3 killer...
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: What's common between Subaru, Audi and BMW vehicles?
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> F1 - 2015 British Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Question Audi A3
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: The Focus RS reveals 345hp output
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2016 Pilot Stop Sale - True?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Can Honda handle another Lehman Shock crisis.?
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: UK still fond of Bagpuss(-R) !
Join Discussion......
HR-V/Vezel --> Re: Big Test: HR-V vs. Rivals
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: New A4 details
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda BR-V?
Join Discussion......
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot walkaround with Marc Ernst
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot First Drive
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Pilot PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Honda HR-V PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 New York Auto Show
Read Article....................
Honda S660 PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
  TOV News > Honda Develops New Lightweight and Compact Hybrid System Named "SPORT HYBRID I-DCD" > > Re: Rear suspension on one motor hybrids?

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
    
TurkMan71
Profile for TurkMan71
Rear suspension on one motor hybrids? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 18:09
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Will they finally get independent rear suspension? Looking at the very basic picture of the three types of hybrid systems, it appears that there might not be room for independent rear suspension on cars like the Fit and CR-Z...
King77
Profile for King77
Re: Rear suspension on one motor hybrids? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 19:08
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
You´re right, I made a segment of it and it looks like torsion beam. It´s not a surprise in supermini class. But what about Civic Hybrid and ILX? Will it change to i-MMD with 2,0?
danielgr
Profile for danielgr
Re: Rear suspension on one motor hybrids? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-13-2012 00:49
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
TurkMan71 wrote:
Will they finally get independent rear suspension? Looking at the very basic picture of the three types of hybrid systems, it appears that there might not be room for independent rear suspension on cars like the Fit and CR-Z...

I don't think you can tell of th rear suspension future based on anything written there.
Basically that depends on packaging choices, and I would expect it to remain a similar situation as with present IMA.
For reference:
• hatchbacks with flat folding rest seats get the battery under the trunk and therefore a space-saving torsion beam.
• sedans accommodate the battery behind the rear seats in vertical position, giving away with the folding seats but keeping the independent suspension setup.

who knows, maybe Honda surprises is with some crazy new package, but given that they are aiming at a more powerful&capable battery packs, I would expect them to be similarly sized despite the tech improvements, and therefore imply similar packaging limitations.

As I said though, nothing is written there for anyone to reach meaningful conclusions.
TurkMan71
Profile for TurkMan71
Re: Rear suspension on one motor hybrids? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-13-2012 07:58
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Yeah, I was just speculating...and maybe trying to loosen some lips ;-)
danielgr
Profile for danielgr
Re: Rear suspension on one motor hybrids? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-14-2012 09:23
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
TurkMan71 wrote:
Yeah, I was just speculating...and maybe trying to loosen some lips ;-)

Actually, your answer was available in Tochigi.
Here it is:



Source ; thanks to Stien Azani
 
Thread Page - [1]
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0