Production spec N7X debuts as new-gen Honda BR-V
Honda has finally updated its 7-seater offering for the Indian market in the form of the Honda BR-V. It's taken quite a long time but the new BR-V SUV from Honda is finally debuted and is most likely to go on sale in 2022.
The new Honda BR-V appears to be significantly larger than the outgoing model. The design, which is nearly entirely based on the N7X, is a nice upgrade over the previous BR-V. A huge slatted grille with a chrome strip gives the vehicle a very prominent look. The compact headlights include reflector LED technology and inverted L-shaped daytime running lights.
The wheels are an inch bigger than the previous model and have a stylish two-tone design. Silver sides and rear skid plates, as well as silver roof rails, complete the new BR-V's appearance.
The 1.5-litre i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, which now has double overhead cams and produces 121PS and 145 Nm of torque, rests under the bonnet of the new BR-V. Those are the same outputs as the current City and is sent to the front wheels through a six-speed manual or a new CVT.
The designers have taken influence from the new CR-V, notably the stitched passenger-side panel and the high-mounted centre air vent pod. It does, however, include a seven-inch display and looks to be compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Remote engine start, walk-away auto lock, a passenger-side lighted vanity mirror, front and second-row armrests and power outlets for all three rows are among the other new features.
Six airbags are now included, in addition to the previously available stability control, and the top-of-the-line Prestige model may be equipped with the entire Honda Sensing suite of driver aid technologies. Autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, lane centring aid, front departure alarm, and automatic high beam are all included in the camera-based system.
Safety is where this new BR-V really shows its excellence. Also included is a LaneWatch blind-spot camera.
The Honda BR-V is expected to go on sale first in Indonesia in 2022 and is expected to come to India later.
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