The premium segment of Indian automobile market is all set to witness the entry of a new set of hot wheels. Honda Siel Car India, one of the leading manufacturers of luxury cars in India, has announced the unveiling of the premium, the suave - 8th
Generation Accord, in the country. The new generation of Honda Accord involves a complete redesigning of the previous one and comes with a larger wheel-base, apart from much more advanced and powerful exterior styling. The new model will be available in three types, in both Automatic and Manual transmission, Accord 2.4, Accord 2.4 Elegance and Accord 2.4 Inspire.
The spacious interiors of the new Accord have been fitted with luxury features. Amongst the other revisions of 8th Generation Accord are its length and width, which have been increased by 80 mm and 25 mm, respectively. This has made the dimensions of the new car amongst the best in the premium class. However, this does not mean that the driving pleasure and fuel economy have been compromised upon. The new Honda Accord has been fitted with 2.4 litre i-VTEC engine, which promises to provide power of 180 ps. With this, it has achieved a fuel efficiency of over 8%, above that of the previous model of Honda Accord.
The 8th Generation Honda Accord is not only good on performance, but also great for the environment. It meets Euro-IV emission levels and is also E-10 (10% ethanol and 90% unleaded petrol) compatible. The 5-speed Manual Transmission and 5-speed Automatic transmission, with Paddle shift, that come with the automobile are sure to make your ride a thrilling one, probably comparable to the exhilarating experience of F-1 racing. The new Accord also has Shift Holding System, which will allow you to avoid the tiring process of shifting gears, on winding roads.
The renewal of the chassis as well as the body, through the use of Honda’s latest technology, promises to provide you with class handling. At the same time, the new model has been made much quicker, mainly owing to the Variable Gear Ratio (VGR) steering, with which it has been fitted. In case it is stable driving you desire, the new Multi-Link Rear suspension will not disappoint you. The high-tensile steel of the car has led to improved torsional rigidity and thus, weight savings. In case you are worried about safety, rest assured that 8th Generation Honda Accord comes with best of safety technologies.
Intelligent six airbags, including side curtain air bags, Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body and G-Force Control Technology (G-CON) are some of its features that will help you in case of a collision. Talking about the interiors of the new car, we can tell you that they have the right blend of luxury and advanced functionality. Eight-way power seat adjustment - with lumbar support, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, an advanced audio system - with a centre multi–selector, USB port, audio controls, rear AC vents and reading lights at the rear are amongst the best features of the car.