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2013 Honda Accord Coupe concept has unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, which should be just a concept in name. The concept is immediately recognizable as an Accord as rear bumpers along with the side skirts and alloy wheel designs.
On the styling front, notable highlights include a honeycomb grille, headlights plus more sculpted flanks and 20-inch alloy wheels. Honda says interior space in the new 2013 Accord is similar to today’s car, though the wheelbase is shorter and curb weight lower. It owns a feature standard Bluetooth, a full-color display, the infotainment system will be capable of reading text messages and playing Pandora Internet radio.
Under the hood, the 2013 Honda Accord Coupe have three engines will be available. The first is the 2.4-liter DI gasoline engine produces more than 181 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque and will be paired to a 6-speed manual transmission or a new Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
The range-topping 3.5-liter i-VTEC V6 engine which will likely produce 310 hp (231 kW / 314 PS) and 265 lb-ft (359 Nm) of torque. It can be connected to a six-speed manual or a new six-speed automatic.
There will also be an updated Plug-In Hybrid sedan combines a 2.0-liter i-VTEC inline four-cylinder, paired with an electric Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) and a 120kW (161HP) electric motor fed by a 6 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery. This will enable the sedan run 10-15 miles (16-24 km) on electricity alone at speeds up to 62 mph (100 km/h).
Additionally, the 2013 Honda Accord will also feature a plug-in hybrid option, the system moves continuously through three modes – all-electric, gasoline-electric and direct-drive. In the tech department, the Accord will offer a lane departure warning system, Forward Collision Warning (FCW) technology, both of which use a camera mounted behind the windshield.
Photo 2013 Honda Accord Coupe