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7th May, 2013

The all-new Honda Accord has launched, with state-of-the-art safety technology, a sophisticated design and luxurious features.

Honda Australia Director, Mr. Stephen Collins said the launch of one of Australia’s most loved nameplates is another step forward in a year of new product and increasing sales. “This ninth-generation Accord is more luxurious and sophisticated and performs better than any of its predecessors throughout its 37-year history.”

“This is the most advanced Accord ever. With its new state-of-the-art safety features and elements of Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology, this is a car we are very proud of,” Mr. Collins said.

Available in two engines and four variants – a four cylinder VTi, VTi-S and VTi-L and the six cylinder V6L – the all-new Accord’s fuel efficiency has been improved by seven per cent across the range.

The 2013 Accord features Honda’s advanced safety systems. For the first time in this market, Honda has introduced its unique LaneWatch technology (VTi-S, VTi-L and V6L) featuring a camera that increases the view of the passenger-side mirror up to 80 degrees and is displayed in the intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID).

Also new for 2013 is Honda’s Advanced Driver Assist System, or ADAS. This system includes Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). ADAS is available on the four cylinder VTi-L as a factory-fitted option and it is standard on the V6L.

The four-cylinder VTi features the following specifications:

  • 2.4 litre i-VTEC DOHC engine delivering 129kW of power at 6,200rpm and 225Nm of torque at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel economy of 7.9 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 emissions of 187 grammes per kilometre
  • Five-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and Traction control System (TCS)
  • Reversing camera with three modes
  • Electronic power-assisted rack and pinion steering with tilt and telescopic function
  • Multi-information Display (MID) and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)
  • Whiplash mitigating head restraints
  • ECON mode
  • Six airbags (front, side and full-length curtain)
  • 461 litre boot capacity
  • 16 inch alloy wheels with full size spare

The four cylinder VTi-S features the same specifications as the VTi with the addition of:

  • Honda’s LaneWatch blind spot monitoring system
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rain sensing auto front wipers
  • Reverse tilt door mirror
  • LED headlights with leaving home/coming home feature
  • Premium audio system with seven speakers and touch screen
  • 457 litre boot capacity
  • 17 inch alloy wheels with full size spare

The four-cylinder VTi-L has the same specifications with as the VTi-S with the addition of:

  • Honda’s Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) as a factory fitted option
  • Fuel economy of 8.1 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 emissions of 192 grammes per kilometre
  • Sunroof
  • Active cornering headlights
  • i-MID with satellite navigation
  • Intelligent dual-zone climate control
  • Smart keyless entry and start
  • Driver’s seat memory
  • 18 inch alloy wheels with a full size spare

The six cylinder V6 has the same specifications as the VTi-L with the following differences:

  • 3.5 litre SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine delivering 206kW of power at 6,200rpm and 339Nm of torque @ 4,900rpm
  • Fuel economy of 9.2 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 emissions of 217 grammes per kilometre
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Honda’s Advanced Driver Assist System (ADAS) as standard
  • Twin exhaust
  • Hydrophilic side mirrors
  • Electric rear window sunshade
  • 8-way power driver and front passenger seat

The all-new Honda Accord is available in six colours: Alabaster Silver, Carnelian Red, Champagne Frost, Crystal Black, Modern Steel and White Orchid.

The all-new Honda Accord will be available in Honda dealerships around the nation from 2nd June.

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