Event



30May2016

HCIL launches its Bold and Versatile Honda BR-V

Kolkata 28th May 2016 : Marks Honda’s entry into the popular Compact SUV segment in India Bold Sporty Exterior with Highest Ground Clearance of 210 mm Highly Versatile 3 Row Premium Interiors Segment first advanced CVT with Paddle Shifters in petrol variant 3-years Unlimited Km warranty as standard value for all BR-V customers New Delhi, Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today introduced its new model Honda BR-V. The BR-V (Bold Runabout Vehicle) boasts a Bold and Sporty Stance, Best in Class Ground Clearance, Powerful Performance, Excellent Mileage and Highly Versatile Premium Interior with 3-row configuration. The BR-V is available in both Diesel and Petrol fuel options in India. The petrol variant is equipped with Honda’s extremely popular 16-Valve, 4-Cylinder 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine with new and exclusively developed 6-speed Manual Transmission and first-in-class Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The diesel variant is equipped with the 1.5 L i-DTEC diesel engine from Earth Dreams Technology series in 6 speed Manual Transmission. In yet another segment first, the unique “Paddle Shift” option in the CVT variant provides the convenience of an automatic with enhanced driving pleasure of a manual and can be operated using the Sports Car inspired paddle switches located just behind the steering spoke. In line with HCIL’s Safety Direction in India, the BR-V comes equipped with Dual SRS Air Bags as Standard offering across variants, along with host of other active and passive safety features. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Limited said, “India is a key market for Honda and as part of our business expansion, we are focusing on increasing our customer base with new model introductions. The launch of BR-V marks Honda’s entry into the popular compact SUV segment. Customers can experience the outstanding appearance of an SUV and benefit from the versatility and comfort of its spacious 3 row interiors. We are confident that BR-V will strongly appeal to the customers and accelerate our growth while strengthening our brand presence in the country.”