Honda Legend : News & Reports

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Honda Legend

Honda Launches New Lexus-Rivalling

provides the almost 5.0 metre car with style

The Honda is a truly monstrous car,

occupants more room they’ll know what to do

Melbourne, Australia On sale September 18th, the $74,500 Legend has one of the most comprehensive features lists of any Japanese car built, and will even be match some luxury brands for innovative features.

electric sunshade

Side

HID headlights with auto and AFS (Active headlights)

Active control

Though Honda plans to sell a few hundred V6 per year – it’s large luxury sedan that doesn’t mean the new isn’t important to the brand as a Until now, the most sedan Honda had on its fleet was the Accord V6, but with this new model Honda has a new luxury ace up its able to challenge brands as Lexus and even some brands not only with equipment, but also with its looks.

Originally launched at the 2004 New Auto Show, the Honda (which is badged as the Acura RL in the aims to be a technology leader in the large sedan market, and features like the powerful new VTEC engine and an intelligent AWD that sounds like come from a futuristic vehicle, it has given itself a chance of luring buyers from other luxury

In addition to the car’s advanced the Japanese company has designed the generation Legend to be bold but scaring off conservatively minded

The front of the new 2006 model Legend has more in common the Integra than the old Honda it will replace, bringing a level of sportiness and style to the sedan. Honda’s design styled the grille and headlights in a way that it lends the new flagship a more athletic demeanor compared to some prestige while also bringing it inline with the Honda’s design values.

The AWD Honda sedan sits on alloys (of a five spoke with wide 235/50 R17 all round, though a space spare is a bit sad, but makes for boot space, 452 litres in The wheels show off large front and 310mm rear discs, which are assisted by EBD, Brake Assist and VSA stability assist (aka

Other design features form at the rear, including some believe to be a controversial because, like BMW’s 7 boot, it too is raised above the line and is slightly bulbous Honda says the same Chris Bangle (BMW’s of design) said, that it was simply for increased boot function over form.

At 4955mm long, the new Honda is than the Ford Falcon and provide occupants with a measure of interior space. the music is a premium 10-speaker, 260 Bose DVD-audio system, 6 stacker CD player that has MP3 and WMA Honda says the system is to deliver surround sound to all positions, and with features two-stage heated seats, an rear sunshade and acres of occupants will be in the lap of luxury.

is derived from an advanced of Honda’s 3.5-litre V6 engine. The 6-cylinder VTEC engine 217kW of power @ 6200rpm and of torque @ 5000rpm, which give the vehicle a quick sprint time. Fuel is not too bad for a vehicle that produces than 200kW (11.8L/100km) and is to a 5-speed automatic gearbox, has a sequential shift mechanism via steering wheel mounted paddles, but the gear lever can be used.

Honda Legend

The Legend also features a large 73 litre fuel so it’s cruising distance be above par.

The standard that Honda hopes attract top tier buyers other marques, especially includes dual xenon that, like Mercs and swivel to better illuminate corners at night. The Adaptive Lighting System, or AFS in Honda can swivel the headlamps up to 20 degrees in direction in response to vehicle and input from the steering

As well as a range of airbag the Honda Legend also vehicle stability assist to all four wheels on the road, but important of all its driving aids, and the biggest drawcards for the new Honda, is the all drive SH-AWD system. Super Handling AWD system is of a symmetrical 4WD system with front, rear and central

From all accounts though, it like the real deal, and being able to divert between the front and rear the SH-AWD (SH stands for Super-Handling) can also transfer torque to the rear left and right Here’s the official line on the new system:

During straight line and moderate cornering, up to 70 percent of is at the front wheels. During throttle acceleration or spirited up to 70 percent of available torque to the rear wheels for increased and enhanced cornering. In addition to the torque front to rear, varies the amount of torque to the and right rear wheels.

cornering, this groundbreaking overdrives the outer rear sending up to 100 percent of rear to that wheel to dramatically the RL’s cornering, steering handling and stability. The result is cornering performance and cornering as well as enhanced traction on dry or wet

Honda explains it well, and SH-AWD system has got of legs, and is to be cloned by other car makers in the future. The idea of transferring torque between the rear sounds intriguing, the front-wheel feeling of understeer that AWD vehicles have would be with a tendency to oversteer.

Though it tips the scales at dry, taking its mass to than 2 tonnes with passengers and luggage, the Honda features numerous aluminium to keep the weight from The bonnet, boot, front sub frame and some suspension are all aluminium, which will improve its steering response the lighter front end.

As the new Honda Legend will go on in Australia on the 18th of September and be priced at $74,500.

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