Acura will release a crossover based on Honda HR-V

February 7, 2015 at 15:23

The Company Acura (A luxury department Honda) is preparing to fill its line with a new range of compact crossover, which will be the “home page” model in the range of coupe of the firm.
But Acura would not create a machine from scratch – it will serve as a basis for a new crossover Honda HR-V (also known as Vezel).
Vice president of the American branch of Honda John Mendel confirmed it in an interview with Wards Auto, which is the most compact in the range of crossovers.
Acura will make a new off-road vehicle from Honda HR-V, which will be released to the US market this spring.
But the version of the Acura, of course, will be more “premium” and equipped with a richer.

Acura concept pics

Acura concept picture

Other details Mendel did not say, but in the media suggest that the new Acura crossover will be on the step below the model RDX, and he will have to compete with the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes GLA.

Honda HR-V pics

Honda HR-V picture

Most likely, from Honda HR-V crossover Acura future inherit motor range. While HR-V is equipped only for US gasoline 1.8-liter engine with 138 horse powers, which works in tandem with the CVT. Basic will be the front-drive, and in the list of options has transmission with four-wheel drive.

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