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Honda Unveils New Accord Hybrid in Japan

Honda Unveils New Accord Hybrid in Japan

Jun 24 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Accord hybrid pricing equates to about $38,000 in the US

Automotive manufacturer Honda is betting big on a hybrid version of its flagship Accord sedan. The Honda Accord is currently one of the best-selling automobiles on the market. Honda competitor...

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Honda Unveils New Accord Hybrid in Japan

Jun 24 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Accord hybrid pricing equates to about $38,000 in the US

Automotive manufacturer Honda is betting big on a hybrid version of its flagship Accord sedan. The Honda Accord is currently one of the best-selling automobiles on the market. Honda competitor Toyota already has a hybrid version of its Camry sedan. The new Honda Accord hybrid will be significantly more expensive than a hybrid version of the Camry.

Bloomberg reports that Honda has priced its Accord hybrid at 20% more than the hybrid Camry. Honda believes it's buyers will pay extra for improved fuel economy. Sales of the new Accord hybrid kicked off over the weekend in Japan with the starting price equating to $38,000 here in the US.

The hybrid Honda Accord will go on sale in the US in October. Honda expects big things with sales of the Accord increasing 23% this year while they have dropped by 5.5% for the Camry. The hybrid Honda Accord has a fuel efficiency rating of 30 km a liter is measured under the Japan JC08 testing standards. That compares to the Camry hybrid achieving 23.4 km per liter.

 
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2015 World GP Bike Legends Celebrates Classic Motorcycle Racing

Oct 31 2014 5:16am CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

2015 World GP Bike Legends The annual Regent Street Motor Show in London is one of the world’s largest free motor shows, which attracted 400,000 visitors in 2013. The event on Saturday, November 1, will be the site for the announcement of the 2015 World GP Bike Legends event to be held in Jerez, Spain, June 19-21. That announcement will be made by some road racing royalty – former World Champions Freddie Spencer, Wayne Gardner and Christian Sarron. The three former World Champions will announc ...
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Motor Mouth: Shivering through the last ride of the year

Oct 31 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The last ride is always the best of the season. July and August are long gone, the dog days of summer barely a memory thanks to autumn’s constantly threatening skies. Oh, it’s still possible to putter around if you don enough woolies for an arctic expedition. Or, if you’ve got a fully-faired land yacht like a Gold Wing or a BMW, you can, if you absolutely insist, connect two distant destinations. Nonetheless, if you’re any ...
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Jonathan’s Top 12 Picks of 2014 Motorcycledom



Oct 30 2014 6:58pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Top 12 Picks of 2014 Motorcycledom As the chill air moves in and 2014 comes to a close, I look back at what has been an astounding year for motorcycledom. It marked the further recovery in the industry, the explosion in naked and ADV entries and so much great hardware throughout. Technology has advanced rapidly in virtually every segment and manufacturers are playing their A-game while trying to develop product and pursue new ...
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Report: Mazda6 Coupe coming along with more Mazdaspeed models?

Oct 30 2014 6:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Mazda, Rumormill The predecessor to the Mazda6, the Mazda 626, was sold in a multitude of body styles across the globe. It could, of course, be had as a sedan, but a two-door coupe, known stateside as the MX-6, was also available on the same platform. Now, a new report from Motor Trend claims that a two-door version of the modern Mazda6 could be on the way. This would be remarkable for a number of reasons, as automakers have been a ...
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Official: Hyundai sells its 10,000,000th Elantra

Oct 30 2014 5:15pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Budget, Hyundai There aren't many nameplates that have sold over 10 million units in the history of the automotive industry. In fact there have only been ten, and now Hyundai has joined the list for the first time with the Elantra. Launched 24 years ago, the Elantra has far and away been Hyundai's top selling model. Now in its fifth generation, the Elantra is sold as a coupe, sedan and wagon, and under the Avante name in its home m ...
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Honda Civic Type R shows its R side [video]

Oct 30 2014 3:40pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Honda has released a new promotional video for the 2015 Civic Type R. See the clip insid ...
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2015 Nissan Pathfinder

Oct 30 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 Nissan Pathfinder is now well-established as a mid-size SUV for families, having successfully transitioned from its truck-based SUV roots to become a more refined crossover utility vehicle. It's one of the most useful vehicles in the segment, with seating for seven, and greater i ...
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This Brilliant Honda Civic Type R Ad Is Secretly Two Films In One

Oct 30 2014 3:23pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Honda claims their upcoming 2015 Civic Type R will be their most hardcore performance car ever. It sounds awesome, especially considering it's based on a car as ordinary and pedestrian as the Civic. Honda explores that duality in a new ad that you simply must watc ...
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Spy Shots: Acura NSX prototype gets back on track

Oct 30 2014 1:40pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Supercars, Acura, Honda Developing a new vehicle is not without its complications, we're sure, but usually things follow a fairly predictable progression: you develop a prototype, you test it, test it and test it again, then you put it into production. What you don't expect is that your prototype will burn to the ground, but that's what famously happene ...
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Top 5 family hatchbacks that hold their value

Oct 30 2014 1:19pm CDT | Source: Motorlogy

When buying a car, how well it retains its value can often take a backseat compared to comfort, safety and practicability. But, what if we told you when you buy your next family car, you can get all those things. A car’s value can fall quite quickly, and for a starter family every penny counts, so making a purchase from our top five hatchbacks with the future in mind couldn’t be more worthwhile. We have based all current prices on ...
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