The tenth generation of the Honda Accord says good-bye to the V6 engine is naturally aspirated to make way for a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with slightly less power. It shares platform with the current Civic.
Andl past month of July Honda unveiled the new generation of the Accord and now with the occasion of the beginning of its marketing in north America, the japanese brand released a extensive image gallery that allow to appreciate the revamped sedan from all angles.
One of the innovations that have generated more controversy of this tenth generation of the Honda Accord is related to its supply of engines, since the model left the V6 engine that was used for the last two decades in his version, more equipped and powerful, to open the way to a new turbocharged four-cylinder, which shares with the new Civic.
despite what you suggest images, the new Accord is a centimeter shorter than the previous model, in addition to more wide and low. Thanks to the use of aluminum and other materials, is now up to 80 kilograms lighter than its predecessor.
Is the new Honda Accord 2018 now shares a platform with the new Civic, by which the similarities of technical and mechanical between the two models becomes more evident than ever. The offer of engines for north America are based on two alternatives of gasoline, the above-mentioned 4-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo that develops 256 BHP of power, derived from that used by the Civic Type-R.
in Addition to the more simple use a new turbocharged 1.5-liter with 195 HP, a propellant that is also used by the current Civic and that replaces the previous 2.4-liter I rode the previous model.
in Addition there are a hybrid version which makes use of a 2.0-liter engine, in conjunction with an electric motor, achieving a combined output of 215 HP. Disagreement to the engine chosen, will be available for a manual change of six speeds, an automatic type CVT, in addition to a automatic transmission 10 relationships.
new Honda Accord 2018 start your marketing initially in the united States and Canada, in order to subsequently arrive in the rest of the markets of America. Like its previous generation, it is not expected his arrival to Europe, where it has been discontinued because of low sales.