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Honda at Geneva Motorshow

Honda reveals its 2014 Motor Show line-up, the worldwide debut of the Civic R Concept model, the European of the Fuel Cell Electric (FCEV) Concept, the powertrain of the new NSX and the 2014 Civic World Car Championship race car.

Car for the Road Civic Type R

Honda’s appearance at the 2014 Motorshow will lead the worldwide reveal of the Civic R Concept model, providing the direction for the exterior design of the production version that in 2015.

Dubbed by the design as a ‘racing car for the road’, its bold and styling reflects the strong characteristics for which Type R is

Advanced Technology Leadership Concept

Further underlining leadership in the development of advanced the FCEV Concept makes its European appearance.

Sleek and the Concept points to the potential direction of Honda’s next-generation cell electric vehicle launches in the U.S. and Japan in followed by Europe.

Further Honda NSX

Making its Motorshow Honda will highlight the layout of the new NSX supercar. The model the longitudinal, V6 direct injection with twin turbo, Honda’s innovative 3 motor Hybrid SH-AWD® (Super All Wheel Drive™) hybrid

Racing Spirit 2014 World Touring Car Championship

Following winning the Manufacturers’ of the 2013 World Touring Car Honda will also the livery of the 2014 Civic car.

Additionally it will its long history in Formula One the RA271 that competed in making its debut in the German Prix at the Nurburgring and the record-breaking RA168E engine which the 1988 season.

Racing Car for the Civic Type R Concept

and Aggressive, Styled to Reflect

Honda’s appearance at the 2014 Motor Show will with the worldwide reveal of the Type R Concept model, the styling direction for the exterior of the hotly-anticipated production version debuts in 2015. Its bold and styling reflects the strong credentials for which Type R is

Described by the design team as a car for the road’ rather than a performance version of a road the new Type R looks set to signal a new era for the this model is set to be the most Civic Type R yet. Its and aerodynamic profile reflects a car for function and performance whilst the look of a road car and the distinctive of Type R.

“Type R represents racing spirit. It is built a passion for motorsport.”

Masaru Chief Stylist, Civic R

Styling is heavily linked to with the Type R Concept its credentials in the exterior design. of the styling features offer function, rather than aesthetics, as confirmed by feedback prototype testing at the famous Nordschleife in Germany. The need to drag, add down-force, provide and achieve optimum airflow, key considerations for the design team.

The spoiler is designed to add down-force, the side wings and the cut out shape of the bumper help to reduce and control airflow around the tires. A red stripe running the front spoiler further the Type R’s low and wide

Furthermore, the new headlight design integrated LED daytime running and the sharp horizontal fog lights, add a character to the face of the Type R The upper and lower front have been enlarged and air on the bonnet provide cooling for the output engine. The front and fenders have been to accommodate wide tires and air are integrated to optimize airflow.

One of the most stand-out advances on the model is the new rear spoiler LED tail lights integrated the rear wing which the Type R’s futuristic

The shape and angle of the double wing has been designed to additional down-force, as a direct of feedback gained through on the track.

Supporting the design are 20-inch wheels, edged by a red with visible red brake and a bright red stripe running the bottom of the front spoiler. features add to the aggressive appearance reflects the inspiring driving that the Type R promises to

Styling and modeling of the new Concept has carried out in Europe, with the based at Honda’s RD centre in UK. The design team maintained contact with production as they worked towards the styling direction of the Concept

Building on Honda’s Pedigree for Engines

While further on performance is yet to be announced, Honda has that the forthcoming Type R be the first model in Europe to one of its brand new VTEC TURBO from the Earth Dreams range. The two-liter, direct four-cylinder turbo is expected to class-leading output of at least and will be EURO 6 compliant.

engines have not been in Honda’s production cars in for some time, however, the has continued to actively develop technology, deploying it on the race and in road cars in other The 2013 WTCC season saw successfully return to the track the turbo-charged HR412E in the Civic; the Castrol Honda World Car team and Zengo Motorsport to become the Manufacturers’ Champion in first full season.

successful return to WTCC in has been instrumental in gathering that has helped shape the new R, providing the development team analysis and feedback on performance and collected from the track to in the creation of a ‘racing car for the road’ the Civic five-door.

The manufacturer’s history in developing turbo for success on the track dates decades, with one stand-out being Honda’s turbo-charged used in Formula One.

In the F1 season the RA168E powered to set eight new records, including the race victories (15 out of 16), the Constructors points (199) and the one-two finishes (10). The also saw Honda take the Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championships for the consecutive year.

Additionally, the American Le Mans Series saw Performance Development and its teams with Scott Tucker his third consecutive drivers in the ARX-03b. Powered by the Honda twin-turbo V6 engine, the ARX-03b 450hp from 2800cc In the Japanese Super GT series, class, the CR-Z GT has used a engine since 2013; the 2014 NSX Concept GT, in the GT500 will feature a two-liter engine coupled with technology.

Honda also to deploy turbo-charged engines in cars in markets outside of The 1988 Legend introduced a 24-valve V6 engine with a “Wing Turbo” that regulate exhaust stream and utilize charging pressure.

recently, the Acura RDX launched in with a 2.3-liter 16-valve four-cylinder engine utilising intake valve control; Variable Valve Timing and Electronic Control (VTEC) Variable Timing Control™ With the variable flow working in unison with the RDX delivers strong power and excellent fuel economy and low Rated output for the engine is 240 hp at rpm, with 260 lb-ft/352 Nm of at 4500 rpm.

Many smaller Honda also utilize turbo in order to deliver a dynamic for example, the 1982 City through to the successful N-ONE model released in Japan, in

The unveiling of the new Type R Concept follows Honda’s announcement at the Motor Show in 2012, it confirmed the return of the Civic R, with a commitment to setting new in performance and handling, with the of technologies developed through its in the World Touring Car Championships.

The also announced its aim for the new Civic R to become the fastest front-wheel-drive to lap the Nurburgring.

The Civic Type R model will appear on the stand at Geneva Motor in a vivid red with a gold a color developed especially for car, aiming to express its credentials and unique character.

Technology Leadership — Concept

Further underlining commitment to leadership in the development of technology, the latest FCEV model makes its debut appearance. Sleek and aerodynamic, the points to the potential styling of Honda’s next-generation fuel-cell vehicle which launches in the and Japan in 2015, followed by

Showcasing exciting and modern the Honda FCEV Concept sweeping character lines by an ultra-aerodynamic body. It also ample interior space and for five passengers, thanks to new packaging efficiencies.

Honda’s generation FCEV will the world’s first application of a powertrain packaged completely in the room of the vehicle, allowing for in cabin space as well as in the potential application of fuel-cell to multiple vehicle types in the

Significant technological advancements to the stack have yielded than 100kW of power with power density now an increase of 60 percent, and the stack reduced by 33 percent, compared to the FCX Clarity. The next-generation Honda is anticipated to deliver a driving of approximately 700km, according to cycle (JC-08 mode) a quick refueling time of three minutes at 70 MPa.

on twenty years of fuel-cell with the FCX and FCX Clarity, the FCEV sets the direction for our next-generation vehicle and for future improvements in technology. While this car is a it points towards a very future.“

Thomas Brachmann Cell Technology, Honda RD

For almost two decades Honda has led the and deployment of fuel-cell technology extensive real world significant advancements in fuel-cell and meeting stringent emissions and regulations.

In 2011, Honda the Clean Energy Partnership, the CEP is leading fuel cell and hydrogen infrastructure demonstration More recently, Honda’s in the H2 Mobility Programmes in Germany and the UK its commitment to synchronize the rollout of and hydrogen infrastructure.

Launched in in 2008, Honda’s current cell-electric vehicle, the FCX Clarity, was heralded as a technological breakthrough in packaging and efficiency. As the world’s dedicated fuel-cell vehicle, the FCX features a striking silhouette and a cabin.

With the V-flow stack positioned down the of the vehicle and the electric motor in the front, Honda was able to the car’s futuristic styling delivering a driving range of 240

Honda FCX Clarity Contribution in

2009- FCX Clarity promotion throughout Europe

June Honda joins CEP (Clean Partnership) and H2 Demonstration Project in Support with 2 FCX Clarity cell electric vehicles.

2011- Opening of the first and 35MPa public hydrogen in Swindon, UK

September- October “H2 Moves Scandinavia Tour” from Hamburg via Bolzano, Paris, Cardiff, London, Copenhagen

October Entering into Nordic MoU to for H2 station and FCEV launch in countries

October 2012- the German H2 Mobility program to for H2 station and FCEV deployment

2014- Joining the UK H2 Mobility

Evolution NSX Concept

Also its European debut at Geneva is the evolution of the NSX Concept, revealing a layout with a longitudinal, V6, injection engine with turbo.

The forthcoming new NSX will Sport Hybrid Super All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), a whole new level of both economy and superior driving by combining a new mid-mounted V6 direct-injection turbo engine and an all-new transmission (DCT).

Utilizing a two-motor Electric Motor Unit with a bilateral adjustable control system, the new all-wheel-drive system can instantly negative or positive torque to the wheels during cornering, far superior handling performance to AWD systems.

The SH-AWD system on the new NSX have a mid-mounted powertrain, the electric motors on the front

Racing Spirit

2014 WTCC Livery

Following the Manufacturers’ Championship of the 2013 Touring Car Championship (WTCC), its season of full participation as a works team, Honda reveal the 2014 livery of the Honda WTCC Civic at the Motor Show.

Honda has confirmed that in the 2014 the Castrol Honda World Car Team will continue to with its Championship winning line-up of Gabriele Tarquini and Monteiro; and that Honda also provide the 2014 Civic to the private teams of Motorsport with Norbert and to Proteam Racing with Bennani.

Honda’s First One Car the RA271

Honda is also its appearance at the 2014 Geneva to showcase its long history in One with the RA271, the first to race in F1, which made its at the German Grand Prix at the in 1964.

Symbolising Honda’s spirit, the RA271 featured an chassis, with a light panel design, replacing the space frame concept on the RA270F test car. of this state-of-the-art aluminium chassis took the team new territory, leading them to textbooks on aircraft technology to their efforts.

A key priority was to optimum stability and weight once the engine was mounted, and so, upon its expertise in motorcycle Honda took the innovative of installing the V12 engine transversely in the

Honda had originally planned to its first made-for-racing F1 car in gold, to the RA270F prototype. However had been assigned to South by the FIA, so Honda elected to the car in ivory white accented a red rising sun on the cowling.

Honda’s Turbo-Charged Engine the RA168E

Honda’s racing line-up be the turbo-charged RA168E, which the 1988 Formula One championship in the that engine supply from Williams to McLaren.

In the last season of competing turbo-charged engines Honda a huge challenge with changes, which saw fuel capacity reduced to 150 liters and boost pressure reduced to 2.5 Rather than switching to a version, Honda fought on a turbo-charged engine; reducing consumption, boosting power and reducing engine weight to 146kg.

The RA168E went on to help set eight new records in the 1988 including the most race (15 out of 16), the most Constructors (199) and the most one-two (10). The season also saw take both the Constructors‘ and Championships for the second consecutive

Next-Generation Powertrains Honda Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC

The lightest in 1.6 i-DTEC engine first in the Civic five-door, has recently added to the new European Civic and CR-V models.

This the first engine from next-generation Earth Dreams series, offers an exceptional of power, performance and efficiency. The new Tourer, CR-V and 2014 five-door will appear at alongside several other from Honda‘s current

Honda Civic Tourer 1.6

Designed and developed in Europe, the Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC distinctive styling with a mix of versatility, practicality and technology in a car with high fuel and surprisingly low running costs.

The new 1.6 i-DTEC engine, along innovations including the unique Eco and Idle-Stop offers a competitive 120 PS of and 300 Nm of torque, yet still delivers (74.33mpg) on the combined cycle, a range of 1,315 km (817 on one tank of fuel and CO2 emissions from 99g/km.

The space the Tourer defies its dimensions. being the lowest and most estate in the segment and just longer than the Civic the new Tourer offers a class-leading 624 of trunk space up to the tonneau enough to accommodate four bags or three large and two flight cases.

Additionally, Honda’s unique Magic system, the rear seats can be down to create a completely load area with liters of capacity up to the roof comfortably accommodating two full-sized bikes with the front removed.

The significant luggage is cleverly supported by the Tourer’s developed rear Adaptive System (ADS), a world in a production car. The system adjusts the rear suspension force to ensure optimum and comfort in varying load and conditions.

The new Civic Tourer is available with a 1.8 i-VTEC engine.

Comprehensive safety

commitment to safety is embodied by the ‘Safety for Everyone’; safety for passengers, pedestrians and occupants of vehicles. Honda achieves through a range of both and active safety features, aim to prevent or mitigate accident and

The new Civic Tourer and the 2014 five-door feature Honda’s new of sensor-based Advanced Driving Systems, which use a combination of short range lidar Radar) and radar technologies:

Driving Assist Systems

Active System**

Specifically to help avoid or mitigate low accidents. City-Brake Active is a laser radar system scans the road ahead, applying the brakes if an imminent of collision is detected. The system at low speeds (32km/h and below) and is to detect cars and trucks.

Spot Information

Blind Information uses radar to automatically detect vehicles in the blind spot and warn of dangers when the vehicle is at speeds of more than The system is designed to detect and trucks and can help to support in situations such as passing vehicles and merging or changing

When a vehicle enters the blind spot a visual is displayed on the wing mirror. remains until the vehicle the blind spot. If the driver the indicator whilst the vehicle is in the spot, the visual warning blink and an audible warning sound to further alert the to the potential danger.

The system can be off by the driver when the vehicle has

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Cross Traffic Monitor

Cross Traffic Monitor uses rear side sensors to warn the driver of vehicles when reversing. The of an approaching vehicle is shown on the rear-view camera screen or using arrows showing the of the traveling vehicle on the i-MID and an warning sound.

The system is to detect cars and trucks up to 25km/h, and can be turned off by the driver the vehicle has stopped.

Adaptive Control**

Adaptive Cruise allows the driver to choose their speed and distance the vehicle ahead. If this below the set level, the system decelerates the vehicle. Where deceleration is required the system alert the driver to apply the using visual and audible

Collision Mitigation Braking

This system monitors the distance and closing rate the car and the vehicle (car or truck) in front of it, warning the driver a collision is likely and helping impact speed when a becomes unavoidable.

* Available on Grades

** City-Brake Active and Collision Mitigation Braking Adaptive Cruise Control are not in conjunction with each NB

Honda Genuine Accessories

Civic Black Edition

A special Civic Black option pack goes on from May this year. The includes gloss black skirts, side skirts, spoiler and a rear bumper This bold look is by integrated covers for the side and a gloss black fuel lid with Civic logo.

An badge placed on the rear of the car the Black Edition logo.

18” Nitrogen alloy as an upgrade on 17” standard complete the look. Featuring a five spoke design, come in a matte gunpowder finish and a carbon-look centre

Honda CR-V Special Black

Available across now, the CR-V also a makeover in the form of a Special Black model featuring a of enhancements for additional styling and functionality.

This pack a new patterned front grille, a spoiler, integrated running and front and rear skid Metallic paint and satellite are both offered as standard.

The new edition model shares the specification as the current CR-V SE, features including Dual climate control, Bluetooth front and rear parking and power folding door This model also with 19 inch Orion wheels, exhaust finisher and glass.

Honda Civic Accessory Packs

New Honda Tourer customers can choose a wide variety of accessory and single options to personalize car to suit their style, and preferences.



For a more focused, look, the front, side and skirts come in a carbon-inspired to give an extra edge to the dynamic profile. The look can be enhanced with a set of optional Hydrogen alloys, diamond finished in a matte clear and featuring Rombo Silver

Cargo Pack

Perfect for frequently transporting luggage or equipment, this pack a strong combination of storage including a separation net, room garnish, a trunk net and a trunk tray with which also further the Tourer’s class-leading load

Convenience Pack

A bespoke of accessories designed to protect the car weathering and surface wear and Features include doorstep mudguards and body-colored side trims to protect against mud and sand, plus the option of 17 Cobalt alloy wheels.


A blend of aesthetic including a front Aero which reflects the car’s look, while the rear complements the front bumper The look can be further enhanced the option of five-spoke 17 or 18 inch alloy wheels in a diamond cut with a matte clear contrasted by gun powder black

Design Pack

A wide of stylish design details to the Civic Tourer, including a decoration, sports tank door mirror covers, air garnishes and a front sports all in a matte metallic finish. 18 inch Krypton alloy can be added for further stand-out



Civic Tourer customers the option of Honda SD navigation. a 6.1inch WVGA touchscreen, the offers fully functional with voice commands and in 12 different languages.

The multi-sensor system accurately pinpoints position, whilst the maps 34 different EU countries and can be updated via SD The system features Bluetooth HFT with integrated microphone and streaming.

Additionally, front and parking sensors are available, to parking effortless.


Owners have the option of alloy wheel designs:

17 or 18 inch, featuring a Diamond cut A matte clear coat and Black windows

‘Cobalt’ 17 featuring a full coat Shadow with a clear

‘Radium’ 17 inch, combining a cut A surface with a clear and Rombo Silver windows

18 inch, featuring Rombo Windows and a carbon-look centre cap

18 inch, featuring Diamond cut A with a clear coat, pearl windows and a carbon-look cap

Utility accessories

Several accessories are available to further the versatility of the new Civic Tourer. One is a fixed or detachable trailer to match the car’s bodywork; practicality and making the most of capacity. The detachable version a foldable socket plate is out of sight when not in use.

roof cross bars with a choice of attachments owners to carry everything skis to bicycles and extra creating more space and for passengers. The option of a dog guard keep luggage and pets and secure within the boot. from powder-coated durable it can be easily fitted and removed.

for an additional aesthetic touch, a decoration, available in either or matte metallic silver, under the lower rear and partly covers the car’s

— Honda also

05.03.2014 / MaP

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