Honda WR-V Revealed At Sao Paulo Motor Show

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The new member of the Honda family has been finally revealed at the Sao Paulo Motor Show. Yes, Honda WR-V has made its world premiere at the show and will make its market entry in the next year. The acronym WR-V stands for ‘Winsome Runabout Vehicle’ and according to Honda, it offers both excellent utility and a spacious cabin within a compact body size.

Honda WR-V Front
Honda WR-V Front

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Considering the design of the WR-V, the images revealed display the maroon shade of the car which accentuate the model’s sharp styling cues to a great extent. The angular front end and catchy lines along the side gives a prominent aura to the car while the front grille with chrome accents is similar to the elder sibling BR-V. The front and rear wheel arches, side skirts and the front lip, all-together hint towards the rugged capabilities of the car and the roof rails further makes the design in accordance to the other members of the respective segment. Discussing the Honda WR-V, president, chief executive and representative director of Honda, Takahiro Hachigo said “Introduction of WR-V is a testament to Honda’s commitment to excellence and we will continue to deliver more such products in near future”.

WR-V Headlight
WR-V Headlight

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Honda WR-V will be first introduced in the South American markets first and India launch is expected to take place in March 2017. The ones who were looking to buy Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Ford Ecosport, Honda has just changed the game by introducing a competitor of these two well-established cars in the market. Not only the compact crossover competitors will be targeted through WR-V but crossover-hatchback cars like Hyundai i20 Active, Toyota Etios Cross, Fiat Avventura will be also targeted and looking at the styling of the WR-V, it will surely gain interests of customers in the near future.

WR-V Rear
WR-V Rear

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The pricing and engine specifications will be revealed later, maybe ahead of its official launch in the country but, we expect it to carry the already existing engine lineup of the company with pricing between INR 7 lakh – INR 10 lakh.

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