Honda’s all-new sub-four metre compact SUV – WR-V – will see a launch in India on sixteenth March 2017. Production of the vehicle is already underway at the carmaker’s Tapukara plant in Rajasthan. Bookings for the Honda WRV may begin inside the first week of March, and deliveries are probably to start in April 2017. Honda these days showcased the WRV at the Sao Paulo Motor Show previous 12 months, revealing its outdoors and interior info. In the name, the WRV stands for ‘Winsome Runabout Vehicle’ as claimed by means of Honda.
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Globally, the Honda WRV can be delivered as substitute to the Fit Twist version. In India, the car will be placed in opposition to the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Hyundai i20 Activ and the Fiat Avventura. Designed on Jazz platform, the sub-4 metre SUV incorporates an aggressive stance and crossover-ish seems. Some of its design elements were carried over from the Jazz hatchback. Features including new frame cladding, high floor clearance, large alloys, roof rails and larger redesigned grille jazzed up its sporty look. Though, the rear profile seems stimulated via the CR-V.
Besides sharing its platform and styling factors, the WRV may also borrow the engine lineup from the Jazz hatchback. The 1.2-litre i-VTEC might be the petrol unit, and the diesel model will have a 1.Five-litre i-DTEC motor. Additionally, the crossover can also get a more effective 1.Five-litre i-VTEC engine. As for transmission options, Honda might offer a 5-pace manual and a CVT automated unit. In Indian marketplace, the new Honda crossover can be slotted below BR-V SUV both in terms of positioning and pricing. Read – Upcoming Honda Cars in India