Honda Seil Cars India will launch an advanced version of its premium sedan Honda Accord this week. The new Accord is fitted with a 3.5-litreV6 279 bhp engine. The new car is likely to be introduced with a price tag of Rs 25 Lakh.
The President and CEO of Honda, Masahiro Takedahawa said, “We are ready with our new Accord V6 and it will be launched soon.” He also added, “I cannot say it specifically now, but looking at the specifications of the car, I expect this to be priced at around Rs 25 Lakh.”
The existing Accord comes with a 2.4-litre engine that churns out 178 bhp and is priced at around Rs 16.72 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Furthermore, the car manufacturer has already announced its plans to introduce its small car Honda Jazz by mid 2009. However, the company has put on hold opening of its second manufacturing facility because of the economic slowdown.