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Honda Announces Overview of Exhibit for the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013

Outside-the-Box Mobility Concept Models on Display

Tokyo, Oct 23, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its lineup of production and concept-model automobiles, motorcycles, power products, and other highlights for its exhibit at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013, which will take place at Tokyo Big Sight. (Press days: November 20 - 21, 2013, Public days: November 23 - December 1, 2013).

At this motor show, with the booth concept of "Live Outside the Box," Honda will propose its original mobility products generated from Honda's innovative inspirations unbound by precedent or conventional wisdom. Models on display include the Honda S660 CONCEPT, an open-top sports-type mini-vehicle, the NSX CONCEPT, the next-generation super sports model and the all-new UNI-CUB, a personal mobility device developed under the theme of "harmony with people."

Moreover, at the automobile section, Honda will exhibit the world premiere of the N-WGN, the 4th model of the N Series of mini-vehicles, as well as the world premiere of the planned production model of the second model of the Global Compact Series which is based on the URBAN SUV CONCEPT, unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in January of this year. This model will be officially announced in Japan in December of this year. In addition, a number of mass-production models also will be on display including the highly acclaimed all-new Accord Plug-in Hybrid and Fit equipped with Earth Dreams Technology, Honda's new-generation powertrain technologies which realize both the fun of driving and excellent fuel economy at a high level.

Also on display at the motorcycle section will be a number of models including several planned production models such as the Dunk, a new style 50 cc scooter equipped with a newly-developed liquid-cooled engine and the CB1300 SUPER BOL D'OR whose attractiveness was further enhanced through the adoption of LED headlights and a 6-speed transmission.

Covering the largest floor area of any single brand at the show, the Honda booth will showcase a diverse lineup of products unique to Honda.

Striving to realize the joy and freedom of mobility and a sustainable society where people can enjoy life, Honda will continue taking on new challenges to create new mobility and continue offering dream-inspiring products for its customers.

Automobiles

- Honda S660 CONCEPT: The next-generation open-top sports-type mini-vehicle that features a dynamic and advanced styling design as well as various new initiatives such as a Super cockpit interior that thoroughly pursues the ultimate space for the driver.

- NSX CONCEPT: A super sports model which features the next-generation direct-injected V6 engine mounted on a lightweight vehicle body in a mid-ship layout as well as a highly-efficient and high-output SPORT HYBRID SH-AWD (Super Handling - All Wheel Drive) hybrid system, which realizes both outstanding driving performance and fuel economy. Moreover, the NSX CONCEPT realizes low and wide with the dynamic and alluring proportions as well as an interior design developed under the concept of a "Human Support Cockpit," offering excellent visibility and an exotic driving position.

Honda Robotics

- All-new UNI-CUB: Designed for harmony with people, this new personal mobility device realizes the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys while walking and a compact size which enables it to adapt to the surrounding environment where people are moving around. Striving to make it usable for a wider range of people for future commercialization, the all-new UNI-CUB was made smaller and lighter with greater ease in getting on/off and improvements to the rider's sense of security.

About Honda

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC/LSE:HNDA.L) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products, including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19 million customers annually. For more information, please visit http://world.honda.com.



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