Honda OSM Concept: Honda’s Eco-Friendly Miata

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Making its world debut at the British Motor Show in London the OSM (for Open Study Model) is a roadster concept from Honda that seems to be loosely based on the confirmed-for-production CR-Z sports hybrid. And we’re saying “seems to be” as Honda’s official release makes no reference to the car’s dimensions or powertrain options. Despite the lack of any technical info, the Japanese carmaker describes the OSM as a low-emission, lightweight roadster – go figure… -Continued

“We’re trying to show that low emission cars can be attractive,” says Andreas Sittel, Project Leader for OSM. “There is no reason why a car that’s more environmentally friendly can’t look great too – and be sporty and fun to drive.”

According to Japanese carmaker, at present, the OSM which was designed by Honda’s R&D facility in Offenbach, Germany is just a design study model, and there are no plans for it to enter production.