|Honda Presents New CR-V in Europe|
|September 4, 2006–Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will debut the third-generation CR-V at the Paris Motor Show to be held September 28 to October 15, 2006 (Press days: September 28-29).
The exterior styling of the new CR-V gives it a dynamic presence, while a low center of gravity and wide tread layout provide for sedan-like driving performance. The new CR-V also features Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure and other advanced equipment for superior safety performance.
The New CR-V will be introduced in North America in September 2006 and in Japan in mid-October 2006. Sales in European markets are scheduled to begin in January 2007. In Europe, the CR-V will be offered with either an all-new 2.0-liter i-VTEC gasoline engine or a 2.2-liter i-CTDi diesel engine, while models sold in Japan and North America will feature a 2.4-liter i-VTEC gasoline engine.
Since its introduction in 1995, superior comfort in city driving and off-road maneuverability have made the CR-V popular with customers worldwide. Some 2.5 million units have been sold in over 160 countries.