Honda's aircraft division has unveiled the latest version of its lightweight jet with the new HondaJet Elite S. Building on the capabilities of the original model, the Elite S gets a boost of 138 miles for a total range of 1,437 miles. The plane will also boast a number of other upgrades that include an increased maximum takeoff weight of 200 lbs, new avionics software upgrades, an Advanced Steering Augmentation System (ASAS) that enhances safety in specific weather conditions, and an array of new paint options such as Gunmetal, Luxe Gold, and Deep Sea Blue. As for standard specs, the plane features a maximum cruising speed of 485 mph, 66 cubic ft of storage space, and room for up to five passengers in a normal configuration.
Honda introduces its longer-range HondaJet 2600 Concept
The new model has a range of over 3,000 miles.