Honda Automobiles: Honda during a 2012 North American International Auto Show: Fact Sheet

Posted on 10. Jan, 2012 by in Honda Canada

Honda Accord Coupe Concept

Honda denounced a energetic Accord Coupe Concept during a 2012 North American International Auto Show, providing a initial central glance during a styling direction, as good as a horde of new technologies for a all-new, ninth-generation 2013 indication Accord set to go on-sale this fall.

2013 Accord Highlights include:

Styling and packaging:

  • New jaunty styling for a Coupe and Sedan.

  • More fit wrapping – Accord Sedan retains a atmospheric interior with some-more compress extraneous dimensions.

  • Shortened length and poignant weight rebate for softened pushing dynamics.

Advanced and Efficient Powertrains:

  • First U.S. focus of Earth Dreams™ 2.4-liter, 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC® four-cylinder direct-injected (DI) engine, interconnected with a new Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).

    • New engine produces some-more than 181 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque (current Accord LX four-cylinder engine produces 177 horsepower and 161 lb-ft of torque).

    • CVT with new mild control complement for glorious acceleration and manageable shifting.

    • Targeted top-in-class total fuel economy1 for a midsize four-cylinder sedan.

  • New 3.5-liter, 24-valve, SOHC, i-VTEC V-6 engine, interconnected with 6-speed involuntary delivery or an accessible 6-speed primer transmission.

    • Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM™) practical to models with involuntary transmission.

    • Increased horsepower and torque compared to stream model.

    • Targeted top-in-class highway fuel economy1 for a midsize V-6 sedan.

  • First U.S. focus of Honda plug-in hybrid system.

    • Accord Plug-In Hybrid Sedan rising subsequent Winter.

    • Three opposite pushing modes: all-electric, hybrid and direct-drive engine.

    • All-electric pushing operation of approximately 10-15 miles in city pushing scenarios with a tip speed of 62 mph.

    • Recharging lithium-ion battery takes reduction than 1.5 hours regulating 240-volt charger.

  • Application of Honda ECO Assist™ complement to all Accord models.

Safety and Technological Innovations:

  • Targeted to acquire tip scores in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety2 (IIHS) car evaluations.

  • First Honda focus of Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW).

  • First Honda focus of disdainful blind-spot arrangement called LaneWatch™, that enhances prominence of a passenger-side roadway.

  • Standard rearview fill-in camera and Expanded View Driver’s Mirror.

  • New technologies customary on all Accord models: Bluetooth®3 HandsFreeLink® phone interface, Multi-Information Display (i-MID), SMS content messaging duty and Pandora® Internet Radio interface4.

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1Preliminary EPA mileage estimates dynamic by Honda. Final EPA mileage estimates not accessible during a time of printing. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle.

2 The 2012 Honda Accord was named a 2012 TOP SAFETY PICK by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). According to a IIHS, a endowment “recognizes vehicles that do a best pursuit of safeguarding people in front, side, rear, and now for 2010 rollover crashes.”

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