Engine/Chassis Features

Advanced Chassis Features

What’s the Benefit?

Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s lightweight design makes for greater efficiency as well as enhanced dynamic performance.

The Feature:

The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has several unique engineering features designed to enhance performance and achieve lighter overall weight.

  • The hood, front fenders, doors, trunklid and rear shelf are rendered in aluminum.
  • The body structure uses two grades of ultra-high-tensile steel for exceptional strength.
  • A unique process yields a strong yet lightweight aluminum front bumper beam.
  • The Clarity boasts the world’s first automotive application of a hollow aluminum die-cast front subframe for remarkable lightness.
  • The aluminum rear subframe is lightweight yet highly rigid.