Honda previews Accord sedan for the Russian markets

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After showcasing the Honda Accord for the American markets, Honda is ready to take the all new Accord to the cold war country mate Russia. Two very exciting sketches have hit the web that preview the Honda Accord for the Russian markets.

Honda Accord RussiaHonda Accord rear Russia

We know that the sketches are authentic because they were revealed by Honda’s local division on the sidelines of the ongoing Moscow International Motor Salon 2012. The sketches reveal that there will not be many changes to the exterior of the Accord when it hits other side of the Atlantic.

We are sure that the engine line up will be completely different. Honda Russia has confirmed a 3.5L V6 with direct fuel injection generating close to 278 hp. We could possibly see the earth dreams diesel technology as well.

Speculations are rife that this is the same version that will be launched in Europe as well. However, we could doubt Honda India has any plans to launch the refreshed Honda Accord in India.

According to reports Honda India is in the process of refocusing its operations. Honda has realized that most of its up market products are not keeping up pace with market. Thus, Honda India will be focusing mass market products such as the Brio, Jazz and City.

[Source: es.autoblog.com]

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