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Honda readies sleek hydrogen car for sale next year

With the new FCX, Honda will take the next step in taking hydrogen powered cars beyond the laboratory.

Honda FCX
Honda FCX
Honda already has two current-generation FCXs on lease to ordinary consumers. (Others are leased to government and corporate fleets.) Both are in California, one with a suburban family, the other with the 17-year-old actress Q'orianka Kilcher.

The current FCX, the lower one here, looks boxy and awkward, the automotive equivalent of therapeutic footwear. The new FCX looks like a top-of-the-line Nike, flashy, futuristic, and cool.

The new version is also lighter, roomier inside and more powerful.






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