Honda BR-V in ‘Urban Titanium’ shade spotted for the first time – IAB Report

Posted on: Oct 5, 2015 - 1:10pm IST

Expected in India in mid-2016.

Honda has released an image of the Honda BR-V in an ‘Urban Titanium’ (Modern Steel Metallic) shade parked outdoors, giving a good look at what the crossover appears like without the motorshow glamour.

Honda BR-V Urban titanium snapped
The BR-V is powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine capable of 120 PS and 145 Nm of torque.

Unveiled in August at the GIIAS and IIMS shows in Indonesia, production of the BR-V will start in Karawang, Indonesia, in early-2016. HPM (Honda Prospect Motor), the Indonesian subsidiary of Honda, is currently conducting road shows of the BR-V for prospective customers.

For the Indonesian market, the BR-V will be powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder engine capable of 120 PS and 145 Nm of torque. It will be paired to a CVT or a new 6-speed manual transmission. The BR-V is expected to be offered in three variants – S, E and Prestige – with prices starting from Rp. 230 million and extending till Rp. 265 million (INR 10.83 lakhs and INR 12.48 lakhs).

Honda BR-V Urban titanium
Production in Indonesia will start early next year.

Inside, designers have fettled around to give the BR-V a more upmarket interior in comparison to the Mobilio. The BR-V prototype featured a City-derived cabin with a touchscreen entertainment system and a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel.

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The BR-V is reportedly under consideration for the Indian market, where a launch could take place in mid-2016. In addition to the petrol engine, the BR-V will also receive the EarthDreams 1.5-liter i-DTEC diesel engine in the Indian market.

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