-- I spoke with Sara Pines regarding the 2013 Honda Accord
Coupe 2-door concept. This car has an all new direct injection
engine with a choice of three engines: 4-cylinder, V-6 and plug-in
hybrid. The application of Honda ECO Assist system is on all Accord
models. This vehicle is front-wheel drive.
are some new safety technology that was announced today,"
Pines said. "First, there is the lane departure warning and
forward crash warning. Both systems use a camera mounted behind
the windshield to alert drivers if the car is moving out of its
lane or to warn drivers of a potential collision in front of them.
It warns you by beeping and there is also a visual display notification.
Second, there is the SMS text messaging function which allows
your voice to send or respond to a text. These systems come standard
on the 2013 model."
feature is the introduction of a Pandora Internet Radio interface,
compatible with Apple, and iPhone which works with the vehicle's
audio controls and i-MID.
As of this
date, Honda has not announced the fuel economy or price. It will
be manufactured in the U.S., specifically in Ohio.
bumper dynamic lines are highlighted by a four-sided honeycomb
grille and multi-reflector headlights. Lower fog-light spoilers
are accented by chrome inlays.
version can use 120-volt, which can be charged in four to five
hours or 240-volt, which charges in two hours. The car makes the
choice of using electric or gas. All 2013 Accord models will incorporate
the Honda ECO Assist system, technology that can enhance efficient
vehicle operation at the touch of a button, while providing visual
feedback to the driver to confirm a more efficient driving style.
has decreased in 2011 due to the tsunami, however, now the parts
supply is there and we are currently filling our dealers,"
Accord is one of Honda's best-selling vehicles worldwide and remains
one of the top-selling autos in the U.S. The new 2013 Accord will
be launched this fall. Their headquarters is located in Torrance,
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