Honda Concept C and Concept S unveiled at Beijing show

Honda has pulled the wraps off two new concept cars at the 2012 Beijing Auto show, including a Honda Concept C and Honda Concept S. The S is said to preview an upcoming MPV model, potentially a new Odyssey.

Imagine if this is the next MPV from Honda, we’d all buy one. Well, it might not be a direct correlation to an upcoming model, but the Concept S is expected to inspire a new international MPV, possibly the next-gen FR-V (not sold in Australia). The ‘S’ is said to stand for Stylish, Smart, and Surprise.

It showcases Honda’s latest design philosophy, including slimline headlights, diamond-like driving lights embedded into the lower front bumper bar, and a cool glass roof layout that blends into the rear hatch.

As for the Honda Concept C, this previews a new medium-sized sedan which is destined for the Chinese market. Honda is still said to be evaluating the specific model for the market.

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In concept form, the sedan features a low and sleek design with bold wheel arches, and sharp front-end styling. The ‘C’ is said to stand for Challenge, Cool, and China. The showroom version is set to go into production next year.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.