In June 2017 at a special event in the Japanese development center Honda held a closed presentation sedan Honda Accord 10 generation, and in public car show July 14 in Detroit. The European premiere is expected to take place in the autumn motor show in Frankfurt. Externally the new model Honda Accord 2017-2018 has received a more dynamic appearance, the creation of which operate long bonnet, cabin and shifted backward sloping roof, smoothly flowing into the boot lid. The front here has turned nearly vertical, and grille in the shape of a shield with Stretched to the edges of the hood chrome lining, cover your head optics, already familiar from other models of the brand. In general, the side of the Accord now resembles an increase of the new Civic 10. Foglights and front the default lights are LED, the latest Clerk reminded optics model Acura. The rear lights got a C-shape and look quite attractive. Also, attention is drawn to the trendy design wheels and bending window sill line near the rear struts, which defines the large side windows. The design of the new Honda Accord 2018 must be the same for the North American market and for the European, while the version in the coupe, it was decided to give up because it in the United States accounted for only four per cent of total sales. The interior of a sedan, compared with its predecessor, it was more spacious (2.99 against 2.92 cubic meters before), the distance between the rows increased by 51 mm. The manufacturer assures that the interior decoration of the new Honda Accord 10 used better materials, plus they were able to improve visibility at the expense of the thinner A-pillars. The front panel is completely altered, changed as the steering wheel and instrument panel, the center console mounted 8.0-inch color screen tablet-type entertainment system, and the transmission selector is replaced by the button. Adjust the climate settings, as well as the volume of the audio system and the search for radio stations, are performed by traditional, which is very convenient.
Specifications The basis of the Honda Accord of 2018 has laid down new global chassis that is already built Civic and CR-V last generations. The front is a McPherson strut with the shift lever. As an option for sedan available adaptive dampers having two modes of operation. The car body is now 54% consists of high-strength steels, and the roof is fixed by laser welding technology. Compared with the previous generation cars, sedan weight was reduced to 50 kg, the rigidity increased by 30% and time coefficient of drag was reduced by three percent. Overall length Honda Accord 10 is 4879 (which is 10 mm less than before, but by 20 mm exceeds the new Toyota Camry V70 ), the magnitude of the wheelbase is 2830 (50), width – 1859 (+ 10), the height – 1 450 (- 15), the center of gravity decreased by 10 millimeters, the amount of luggage declared 473 liters (+ 26), with adjustable back rest of the sofa formed in a ratio of 60:40. Atmospheric engines under the hood of the new Accord is no longer available. It replaces the previous 2.4-liter engine capacity of 188 hp and 245 Nm come 1.5-liter unit with recoil 192 hp and 260 Nm of torque. It is available mated to a 6-speed manual or a CVT, along with upgraded. The top 3.5-liter V6 (282 hp and 342 nm) gave way to a two-liter “turbo” developmental 252 “horse”, and 370 Nm rod (it is based on engine “charged” hatch Civic Type R, where it gives 320 forces). Such an engine may go with manual transmission, which serves as an alternative to the 10-range of the automatic transmission planetary structure previously debut on minivan Odyssey. Turbo engine for the release of the tenth generation of the model established at the plant in Anna (Ohio), but the 10-speed automatic gearbox decided to produce at the factory in Tallapoosa County, in the state of Georgia. Also, the new 2018 Honda Accord retained in the line of hybrid versions, which departs from the existing power plant i-MMD. The latter consists of a 2.0-liter aspirated and two electric motors, one of which is connected to the internal combustion engine and is used as a generator, and the second is responsible for the rotation of the drive wheels. At the same time as acceleration petrol engine is connected to the wheels directly.
Configuration and price
Home sales Honda Civic 10 in a new body is planned for autumn 2017, but we are talking about the United States, where the price of the model will be around 22 500 dollars. The version with a hybrid power plant will be at dealers in the winter. Note that in the US the car is well equipped – already standard on the Accord includes eight airbags, complex security systems Honda Sensing, active noise cancellation system with three microphones, head-up display on the 6.0 “display, all seats and ventilated front seats.