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Friday, August 24, 2007

Honda Accord 2008

After turning heads all over the world for more than a decade with much improved and refined models year by year, Accord's new model has been released. Set to go on sale in mid-September, the all-new 2008 Honda Accord moves the world of mainstream transportation in a refined, dynamic and sophisticated direction with an expanded range of innovative technologies designed for more power, greater efficiency and enhanced safety across the entire lineup of sedans and coupes.

The all-new Honda Accord has become more advanced and refined with a new level of engineering sophistication," said John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "As the Honda brand's flagship automobile, the Accord is designed to exceed expectations with premium technology, a more spacious interior and increased power, while retaining the fun-to-drive character and innovative feel that has always distinguished the Accord."


Engine:

An available 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine produces 268-horsepower, which is the most ever for any Accord. This new car also introduces a new generation of fuel-saving Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM®) technology and achieving a Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle(PZEV1) rating. The VCM system operates in six-cylinder mode for power and 4- and 3-cylinder modes for efficiency, resulting in an EPA city/highway fuel economy rating of 19/29.2 miles per gallon (Accord Sedan V-6).


New features:

Also new for Accord, an Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure enhances frontal collision compatibility with vehicles of different sizes and bumper heights. Additional safety equipment standard to all Accord models includes Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®), also known as Electronic Stability Control; side-curtain airbags; dual-chamber front side air bags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS), active front seat head restraints, anti-lock brakes and more.



The Accord is available in sedan and coupe body styles with 2.4-liter 4-cylinder and 3.5-liter V-6 engine choices. Available transmissions include a 5-speed manual (standard with all 4-cylinder engines), a 5-speed automatic (standard on sedan V-6 models, available with all 4-cylinder engines and V-6-powered Accord Coupes,) and a 6-speed manual transmission (exclusive to the Accord Coupe EX-L V-6 6MT).

5 comments:

Pro said...

Awww... It looks gorgeous!! Honda hit the sweet spot once again.. and finally got the tail lamps right on the Accord!!! .... Even if they had to rip it off from the 5-Series ;) !!

martian said...

ahaha ..

nice car :)

martian said...

very slight resemblance i must say .. not a complete rip off !

KV said...

finally a car, thats japanese at heart and got an international design. I mean it has taken cues from some of the best out there. The perfect middle man's luxury sedan

rahul said...

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm like it