Honda discloses images and details of 2013 Honda Accord

Saturday 11 August 2012, 11:48 AM by

Honda Motor Company, the Japan based auto giant has unveiled the images of the production version of its 2013 Honda Accord to be rolled out in sedan and coupe body styles. The ninth generation of this mid-size sedan is claimed to be the most sculpted and most dynamic Accord yet that engulfs highly premium and ramped up interiors well mated with trimmed exteriors.

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Honda discloses images and details of 2013 Honda Accord

The design aesthetics of the new Honda Accord indicates high level of sophistication with the bold stance of the new grille that blends delicately with the robust hood styling. On the sides, highly appealing and smoothly directed lines flow through the door handles moving towards the rear of the model rendering it a unique feel. The curvaceous outline on the sills intricately turning upwards uplifts the sportive feel of the new Accord. Moreover, the tapering fenders and the C-pillars own a highly athletic and fierce poise.

2013 Honda Accord is available in two variants, petrol and a gasoline-electric hybrid variant. The petrol variant is loaded with 2.4L DI engine delivering a peak power and torque of 181 hp and 177 lb-ft and a 3.5L V6 i-VTEC offered with six-speed automatic and manual transmission. The hybrid powertrain comprises of 2.0L four cylinder petrol engine and 6kWh electric motor churning out a top power of 161 hp, capable of being driven in three modes, fully electric, direct drive and hybrid.

The global launch of 2013 Honda Accord will be pitching high the rivalry amongst Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu, Nissan Altima, Volkswagen Passat and Toyota Camry.