Is Honda Working up a Fit Hybrid?

Our gadgetorific bretheren at Gizmodo, not to be confused with the evil Gizmondo, got wind that Honda may be secretly working up a hybridized version of its Fit subcompact, despite publicly denying it would do so. According to a report, Honda is set to launch the Fit-brid in Japan for around $12,000. No word on any manner of US-bound model, considering we haven't even gotten our hands on the one that runs on coal and horse pucky yet.

Rumor: Honda Fit Hybrid? [Gizmodo]

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