Honda Motor Co. has developed a new computerized radar system that warns drivers of an impending crash with slight braking and a tweaking of the seat belt.
The “collision mitigation brake system” will be offered on the most expensive model of the new Inspire sedan that goes on sale for 3.5 million yen ($30,000) Thursday in Japan, Honda officials said Wednesday.
There are no plans to export the feature or the Inspire so far, but Japan’s No. 2 automaker hopes the anti-collision system will some day become standard on all Honda models.
The system comes as part of a package of options and is not priced separately.