Choosing a family sedan car has always been a difficult job. In this segment, competition is great. Since Japanese cars, the most obvious choice would be the Mazda 6 and Honda Accord. This time I will briefly list some of the basic features of the latest Honda Accord. In one of the following articles I will write the basic features of Mazda 6.
From the very beginning of this test was completely logical comparison of new Accord 2018 with its predecessor. The figures that accurately say that the current model is considerably wider and longer, more in themselves cause serious demands on offer cabin space.
Honda Accord engine
We must mention that the two-liter petrol engine with variable valve-sharing goods evolution of aggregates was located in the previous model. Adaptation of the intake and exhaust valves, and intake manifolds, facilitated the “breathing” engine and with virtually no change in the maximum 156 hp and 192 Nm of torque, slightly changed the character of the famous engine. Increased flexibility and efficiency, and also achieved the high standards of cleanliness Euro V emissions. A six-speed manual transmission is standard for all combinations of engines Accord, and an optional five-speed automatic is an alternation.
Definitely, plus 6 cm in width, it can be seen and felt. Although still almost “coupe-like” low, Accord has no lack of space, if you look at volume. Compared to its predecessor, is strikingly noticeable increase in cabin width and the distance between the driver and front passenger. Already visually, the front seats are generously sized and expressed profiled and numerous hours spent in them confirm and excellent ergonomics, while the Elegance package includes adjustable driver’s seat height. We still must to add that courses of the driver’s seat are extremely long, and it looks forward to an extremely low and extremely tall people. When you add controller, also with long strokes in depth and height, it is constitution that will not find the ideal position. The passenger, however, must accept the fact that it sits pretty low, low price of the body. Definitely, the choice of the hardness of the front seats fully optimal compromise between comfort and good posture.
Honda Accord price and conclusion
The conclusion is obvious. Honda Accord is a great car for your daily needs. Price from some 23000 dollars will suit most middle-class people in the USA but also in the Europe.
2017 Land Rover DC 100 Concept will have 2.0 Liter engine with 280 horse power and 280 lb feet of torque. Transmission will be 8 even 9 speed automatic. Engine will also have at least 4 cylinders with V6 – units. It is speculating now that engine rather be Ford 2.2 Durator on Quadrim designs with 187 hp and 332 lb feet of torque. It is also speculating about 2.0 liter Ingenium engines (turbo diesel and turbo petrol. Mentioned engine V6 will be also predicted for 3.0 l.
Directors of design claims that design of Land Rover DC 100 will be company’s best product in that class. It will be rich, lifestyle, fully timed and expensive model with pretty good performances. It will back to the roots model. New concept won’t look like any previous concepts of Land Rover Defender. Essence will be same as previous models, but look won’t. Design will be mix between high performance and up-beat visual designing. DC 100 will have spare wheel located on back of a trunk. There will be sport and pick-up model. Pick-up model will have 5 seats and crew cab.
All connoisseurs of Land Rover vehicles know that there is a version with three rows of seats. It is a vehicle Land Rover LR4, which has seven seats, but some sources announce the version of this SUV with eight seats.
DC 100 will have 2 doors, 4 wheel drive, front-engine, and 3-pass. Wheel base will be 100 inches. Length will be 162.8, width- 77.4 and height will be 61, 4 inches.
Wright now there is no information about future style of DC 100 concept. For now it’s known that style probably will remind on DC concept in 2011. That concept was Defender. Producers and designers engineers still work on style of this car. Because they choose to change previous concepts, Concept DC 100 is something that company still working on. It is thinking about adopting PLA platform, so the structure will be rugged and stiffer. It is expecting that final design will take place in middle of 2016.
Interior of DC 100 sport version will be easier for drivers and modern. Switchgear will be stylish like Jaguar Land Rover models have it. It will have Auto Terrain Response which could anticipate drive on any landscape and could be adapted for changes in landscape. ATR will have sensors which can predicted traversing water, driveline disconnect, torque vectoring for off-road and both on. Engineers will especially work on enhancing capability of Auto Terrain System.
On U.S market this Concept DC 100 will probably be shown by the end of 2016. Some information says that this SUV won’t be expected before 2019, because it will take a time to built and produce totally new concept of this SUV car.
Wright now there is no information about price of 2017 Land Rover DC 100.