Automotive company, Honda has fused luxury and safety in its latest addition to the Honda range of vehicles, the 2018 Honda Accord.
The vehicle which was launched in Accra saw safety features for the latest addition to the Honda family which makes it outstanding is the 8 airbags and also knee airbags fitted for all passengers in case of emergencies.
It also comes with the adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic braking, and lane departure warning and mitigation.
Speaking to Joy Business reporter, Karen Dodoo at the launch of the 2018 Honda Accord, Brand Manager for Honda Ghana Manish Daryanani said the new addition serves as a good representative for the Honda philosophy.
” Honda’s philosophy is all about providing comfort safety and luxury to all its customers. Our latest addition is nothing short of these three words. Customers can experience a touch of class and safety in this new 2018 Honda Accord.” he said.
The ninth generation Accord was first unveiled on July 14, 2017. Production began on September 18, 2017, and sales began on October 18, 2017, in the United States as a 2018 model.
The latest being a part of the ninth generation Accord was first unveiled on July 14, 2017.
Like in the previous edition of the Honda Accord, the latest is equipped with standard Honda Sensing.
Another outstanding feature of the latest accord the new double size engine. The 1.5 L VTEC Turbo four-cylinder engine that produces 143 KW and 260 N⋅m of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission.
The optional 2.0 L VTEC Turbo four-cylinder engine, replaced the V6 engine option from the previous edition.
Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Tsotomu Himeno also present at the launch, lauded Honda for their remarkable strides in the automotive industry. He noted that this new milestone for the company is a proud moment for the entire Japan nation.
“Honda has its history from Japan and it’s a great pride for me that it is making strides here. It also prides in on a key characteristic of Japan, which is quality. It also lauded them for empowering their workforce by creating jobs for many,” he said.
The latest edition which can be purchased at $42,000 is open to the public particularly prospective buyers for test drives from the 21st of September 2018.