Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

If French people are coffee lovers, let’s admit that it is relatively difficult to drink good coffee. And when you’re used to Nespresso coffee at home, you might as well say that coffee machines and other drinks in motorway restaurants are depressing when you swallow the miles all day long.

This is not the first time that a nomadic coffee maker for use in a car has been put on sale. On the other hand, I believe, although the Handpresso Auto capsule is the first to allow the use of Nespresso capsules (and other compatible capsules).

Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

Handpresso Auto Capsule 48309 Machine expresso portable à Capsule pour voiture 12V / 24V

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Presentation of Handpresso Auto capsule

 
The Nespresso Handpresso Auto compatible coffeemaker is a full-length black model. It is 25 cm long, weighs 880 grams and fits in a cup holder.

She’s made for use in cars. This means it plugs into a 12/24 V cigarette lighter. However, it does not tolerate negative temperatures and should not be left in the car during the winter, but should be kept with you.

It’s just a compact device that does everything: heat the water, extract the coffee, serve the drink in the cup. To avoid dirtying the car, the coffee maker has a spray nozzle that is really top of the line. However, it is still necessary to provide a suitable cup.

The capsules required are Nespresso capsules or compatible capsules.

How to use the Handpresso Auto travel coffee maker

Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

It is necessary to count a little over 2 minutes to make yourself a 50-ml espresso. The use is really simple and a screen allows you to follow the preparation of the drink live.

  1. First you have to connect the coffee maker to the cigarette lighter.
  2. Add cold water and then the capsule. A safety system allows you to know if the coffee maker is too full: it flashes red
  3. Press the power button
  4. Wait until you hear three beeps
  5. Turn the coffee pot over and press the cup button. The coffee is then served
  6. Press the stop button, discard the capsule

Is it really a portable Nespresso machine?

Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

You have to be careful about the vocabulary you use. It is tempting to see in Handpresso Auto a portable Nespresso coffee maker. However, this coffee machine does not have no link with the Nespresso group.

The only link is that to operate this portable coffee maker needs Nespresso size coffee capsules. So you can buy the famous brand or any other compatible capsule.

Handpresso Auto capsule or Minipresso NS: what are the differences?

The term portable coffee machine covers several types of coffee makers, some for the car, others for hiking. For more information, see our comparison portable coffee machine.

And just the Minipresso NS is a nomadic coffee maker that operates without electricity. It is a by force of arms that you get the pressure to serve a creamy coffee. This explains its low price and lightness. It is optimized for hiking! On the other hand, it cannot heat the water, so you have to take a thermos of hot water with you.

On the other hand, the Handpresso Auto works with cold water that it will heat before serving the coffee. To do this it is imperative to connect it to the power supply on the cigarette lighter. And since it runs in a car, its weight is not the smallest possible, but almost 900 grams.

Opinions on Handpresso Auto Capsule

Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

When you always work on the same roads, you end up having your own habits and knowing where to find good coffee. But when you spend your days on the road with the voice of your GPS as your best friend and never the same routes twice, a good coffee can change everything.

But it still has to be easy to prepare.

And precisely the Handpresso Auto is a coffee maker really easy to handle. No risk of burns, for example. Well it’s true that the first time it’s more reassuring to do a test outside the car to make sure that nothing will happen to the seats. But afterwards, by less than 5 minutes (time to get the material out in addition to the official preparation time), the drink is ready!

The other strong point is that we have access to all of the the range of Nespresso capsules, which offers a wide range of choices. And all other compatible capsules can be added without fear.

What is the price of Handpresso Auto Capsule?

Buying Handpresso Auto capsule is a real pleasure and a bit of luxury. Indeed, the coffee maker is expensive, almost €200. In fact, this is the price found for the few other car coffee makers, difficult to find a better price.

So, let’s say it’s a coffee maker to buy on sale or to get for Christmas or some other special occasion.

The plusses:

  • Nespresso capsule
  • coffee ready in 2 min
  • fits in cup holder
  • anti-spray nozzle
  • readiness monitoring

The least:

  • its price
  • one coffee at a time

Conclusion

The Handpresso Auto Capsule car coffee maker contains the basic elements for a good coffee. A 19 bar pressure, tasty coffee capsules and a 50 ml reservoir for a real espresso.

However, it is very simple to use so that preparing and drinking an espresso is a real break in the day, wherever you are. There’s only one thing the coffeemaker doesn’t really allow: to share your coffee with someone, as you can see from the ad photos, because you have to take a break between two services.

Handpresso Auto capsule, Nespresso coffee in the car

Handpresso Auto Capsule 48309 Machine expresso portable à Capsule pour voiture 12V / 24V

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195.00
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