Honda to launch three sports cars, Legend and Jazz SUV by 2015

by SpeedLux

Honda Motor Company Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles.Honda has been the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959, as well as the world’s largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines measured by volume, producing more than 14 million internal combustion engines each year. Honda surpassed Nissan in 2001 to become the second-largest Japanese automobile manufacturer. As of August 2008, Honda surpassed Chrysler as the fourth largest automobile manufacturer in the United States. Honda was the seventh largest automobile manufacturer in the world behind Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Group, Ford, and Nissan in 2010.

Today we are talking about those models from Honda which would be delivered to us in down the line of 3 years from now, of them Honda has confirmed a new Civic Type-R hot-hatch, a Jazz-based baby SUV, a new Legend flagship sedan and a successor to the S2000 convertible sports car, these cars will go under production in next three years.

During his mid-year speech, CEO of Honda, Takanobu Ito, came up with really interesting news about all the latest cars that will be coming soon, of them he confirmed the reports about the comeback of Honda Civic Type-R, which Takanobu Ito said is being developed with the goal of becoming the fastest front-wheel drive vehicle around the Nurburgring race track. According to the company, Honda plans to launch the fourth-generation Civic Type-R by 2015.

The Honda Jazz-city car will bring up a storm at the showroom, which will sadly be launched at the international market in the year of 2013, along with that, Honda will introduce a new light-sized City sedan and a sub-compact SUV based on the same platform, with the latter sitting below the CR-V in the line-up to compete with the likes of the upcoming Ford EcoSport and Holden Trax.

The next-generation of Honda Legend, which will launch in Japan in 2014 will feature an innovative three-motor hybrid system dubbed as Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (super handling all-wheel drive). The new propulsion system, which will also support the long-awaited second-generation Honda NSX and the new Acura RLX sports sedan for North America, it also promises to deliver high levels of handling performance and fuel economy.

The new compact convertible, will be one of six new “mini-vehicle” models which will be introduced by Honda in Japan before the end of 2015, the first of which, the Honda N-One, goes on sale in November.

Honda also plans to multiform its range in developing markets – particularly like Thailand, Indonesia, India and Malaysia, with a sedan and a “utility-type” model built on the platform of the sub-light Brio hatch.

It has been seven years, after Honda had introduced the hydrogen-powered FCX Clarity to the market, now Honda is all prepared to launch an all-new fuel cell electric vehicle across Japan, Europe and the US from 2015. Honda says the vehicle will showcase “further technological advancement and significant cost reduction” compared with the first-generation FCX Clarity. Honda is also working hard for future, where single-motor electric and dual-motor plug-in hybrid vehicles will rule the streets, similar to 2011′s AC-X concept, as because it achieves the highest average fuel economy of any hybrid manufacturer.

On an note of expansion, Honda aims to grow its sales in mature markets, namely Japan, Europe and the US from present 2.06 million last financial year to more than three million units in the financial year ending March 31, 2017. It also plans to double its sales in up coming markets to more than three million by the same time to take its global automotive sales to in excess of six million.

More updates on aforementioned cars will be posted as soon as we receive it, till then enjoy the pictures.

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