Honda introduces WR-V
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has introduced its much-anticipated new Honda WR-V. It is the first model developed by Honda R&D India along with Honda R&D, Japan, to match the needs and aspirations of young Indian customers who are looking for status, comfort and have an active lifestyle.
The R&D in India has specifically worked on design and engineering concept suitable for right-hand drive and India-exclusive powertrains. The price for different models ranges from Rs 7,75, 000 to Rs 9,99,900.
The WR-V is an all-new Sporty Lifestyle Vehicle based on Honda’s globally successful Jazz platform. It features a sporty and sophisticated exterior design, high quality spacious interiors with advanced equipment, top of the class fuel efficiency, powerful performance and full range of safety features.
Noriake Abe, Chief Operating Officer, Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Said, “Based on Honda’s most successful platform world-wide, WR-V has the best of Honda technology and design. India is the first country to manufacture and launch the Honda WR-V in the world which is testimony to Honda Motor Company’s commitment to the Indian market.”
Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “The fast-evolving Indian market has shown strong demand for compact vehicles that are stylish, comfortable and have premium features. With the launch of the Honda WR-V, we would like to provide joy for recreational usage and comfortable driving for daily use in the city for customers in India. We are confident that WR-V will help us to fortify our premium image in all segments.”
The WR-V has been developed under the concept of “Refresh for Urban India” which is built around 3 core concepts of Urban Active Lifestyle that is high seating stance and ground clearance, Smart Compact Exterior with Spacious Interior along with Versatility and Utility, Pleasurable high quality interior and class leading fuel efficiency.