2020 Honda Clarity!!

Discussion in 'Clarity' started by Sthomasa, Jul 11, 2019.

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  1. Sthomasa

    Sthomasa Member

    Seriously, this is why i bought one. Amazing car with classic French styling!
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  3. 2002

    2002 Well-Known Member

    Citroen SM was definitely an innovative car in many ways. And those fender skirts helped give it a drag coefficient of 0.26, nearly as good as a Prius, in the mid-1970's!
  4. bill_m

    bill_m Member

    My very first car after graduating college in 1964 was a 1962 Citro├źn DS. Innovative and also great riding, with its pneumohydrolic suspension. What a car! It spoiled me for my future cars for the next 55 years until I got my Clarity
  5. qtpie

    qtpie Active Member

    There's another new Electric car design with fender skirts. Check out the video on YouTube for Lightyear One (https://lightyear.one/).

  6. Sthomasa

    Sthomasa Member

    And our fender skirts are odd but the shape is designed by nature. 1938 to 2020.

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  8. bill_m

    bill_m Member

    Meanwhile, back in the '50's...

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  9. MajorAward

    MajorAward Active Member

    Or maybe the Clarity looked to the future for inspiration. The much-feared Romulan Warbird. Clearly the inspiration for the rear wheel ducts were influenced by the forward "wing" design of the Warbird. And the DRL's are blatant ripoff's of the rear edge of the cabin section. Wait, now that I think about it, maybe the Romulans visited Earth during the early 21st century, saw the Clarity, and...

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  10. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member Subscriber

    Here's Honda's first concept Clarity FCEV. I hoped I could buy this car, but I'm satisfied with the diminished version I am now driving. You can see the concept's influence on the front of our Claritys.

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  11. Texas22Step

    Texas22Step Well-Known Member

    Yep - here's a photo that looks just like my '54 Pontiac that I bought for $250 in the late 1960's while in college. The rear "spats" are shown installed here, but they were removable if one wanted to take them off.

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  13. Atkinson

    Atkinson Active Member

    The concept was gorgeous.
    Diminished is a nice way to put it.
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    Cedar1 New Member

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