Ever since the Urban EV concept dropped a few years back, Honda’s little city EV has been one of the most highly anticipated cars of the century. But now it’s in production, just what does Chris Harris make of it? And is it a viable form of everyday transportation?Want to see more of Chris’ thoughts on the little Honda? Watch the full film in this week’s this Sunday at 8pm on BBC One. Series 29: Geneva Online Motor Show: First Look: Want to watch a bit of on the internet? Welcome to the most comprehensive collection of official clips you’ll find on YouTube. Whether you’re searching for a caravan challenge, Ken Block in the Hoonicorn, cars versus fighter jets, Stig power laps or the latest Chris Harris Drives, you can find all the iconic films here.Want to share your views with the team?
you see the one question people ask about any new electric car is how far will it go on a single charge and in this case the answer is not very far officially it’s about 130 miles now if you live in gloucestershire and commute to glasgow that’s a bit of an issue but honda reckons for the rest of us it’s not such a problem you see it turns out less than one percent of journeys in the uk are longer than 100 miles so honda says there’s no point lugging around a bunch of extra heavy and expensive batteries that 99 of the time you don’t need how can i put it it’s like sometimes you’re asked to take a load of in-laws to a wedding right and what you need is an eight-seater minibus but you don’t actually buy an eight-seater minibus for the two times a year you might actually need it what you do is you buy a normal car and you tell mad aunt gene to take a taxi and it’s the same with the e it’s not about what might occasionally be handy it’s about what you actually need every day you