Honda launches all-new sporty lifestyle car 'Honda WR-V' in Chandigarh
We have seen the promos recently that built up the excitement about the new car from Honda. It’s finally here. Meet ‘Honda WR-V’ that was formally launched in Chandigarh on Thursday.
Incidentally, India is the first market to launch Honda WR-V globally. It is also the first model developed by Honda R&D in India along with Honda R&D, Japan. The R&D in India has specifically worked on design and engineering concept suitable for right-hand drive and India-exclusive powertrains.
Looking to target a younger audience that’s looking for a “sporty chic” vehicle, the WR-V is boasts of a sporty look and is pumped up with features. It is also based on Honda’s globally successful ‘Jazz’ platform.
Speaking at the launch, Raman Sharma, Senior Vice President and Director, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “The fast-evolving Indian market has shown strong demand for compact vehicles that are stylish, comfortable and have premium features. With the launch of the Honda WR-V, we would like to provide joy for recreational usage and comfortable driving for daily use in the city for customers in India. Chandigarh is an important market for us.”
The WR-V, we are told, has been developed under the concept of ‘Refresh for Urban India’ which is built around three core concepts of “urban active lifestyle” that is high seating stance and ground clearance, smart compact exterior with spacious interior along with versatility and utility, high quality interior and class leading fuel efficiency. The Honda WR-V is offered in two grades S and VX in both petrol and diesel variants.