Images of a Honda Accord Type-R station wagon appeared online

Images of a Honda Accord Type-R station wagon appeared online

August 16, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The specialists of the Carscoops portal have developed renders of the Honda Accord Type-R station wagon. The corresponding images appeared online on Sunday, August 16.

Judging by the illustrations, the car has received a new aggressive front fascia with an imposing grille, a different hood and a lower splitter with a red accent. In addition, you can pay attention to the widened front and rear fenders, in turn, the Accord station wagon, instead of the front-wheel drive, acquired a rear-wheel drive system.

But, of course, the main change was the transition from a regular cabin to a van, at the same time, the side line of the glazing of the station wagon is the same as that of the sedan. In addition, the imaginary car has a more inclined roof with satin rails. Aft, there are full-width LED lights, an aggressive diffuser, red accents and a dual exhaust system.

As for the powertrain of the Accord Type-R station wagon, it could borrow it from the Civic. We are talking about a 2.0-liter turbo engine with a capacity of 306 hp. in conjunction with a 6-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive. At the same time, for a station wagon model, the manufacturer would most likely increase the power of this engine to 350 hp. In addition, the car would receive a reinforced chassis, steering with a variable gear ratio and adaptive dampers.

The saloon of the station wagon would most likely inherit from the simple Accord model with traditional Type R elements such as sports seats and steering wheel. Talking about the rivals of the Accord Type-R station wagon, the Volkswagen Arteon R Shooting Brake, Subaru Levorg STI, Audi S4 Avant, BMW M340i Touring and Mercedes-AMG C43 apply for this role.

As for the possible appearance of the Accord Type-R in the station wagon, the Japanese manufacturer is unlikely to decide on the release of such a car in the near future.

In addition, it was recently noted that the Honda Breeze SUV is in high demand. It should be emphasized that according to the results of seven months of this year, the car turned out to be more popular than most of its direct competitors.