Honda Cars India has officially announced the launch date of the WR-V. The Japanese automobile manufacturer will launch the WR-V crossover on March 16, 2017. The company has also revealed that India is the first country to manufacture and launch the Honda WR-V in the world. Pre-bookings of the WR-V have begun at authorized Honda dealerships against a booking amount of INR 21,000.
The WR-V would be available with two engine options: a 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. The 1199 cc four cylinder i-VTEC petrol motor would be capable of producing 90 PS at 6000 rpm and 110 Nm of torque at 4800 rpm. The 1498 cc four cylinder i-DTEC diesel motor would be tuned to produce 100 PS at 3600 rpm and 200 Nm of torque at 1750 rpm. The petrol engine comes mated to a five speed manual transmission while the diesel engine comes equipped with a six speed manual transmission.
A few highlights of the upcoming Honda WR-V include LED DRLs integrated in the headlamp cluster, dull silver faux skid plates at the front and rear, ORVM integrated turn indicators, diamond cut alloy wheels, 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system, engine start-stop button, cruise control and a sunroof. Safety features such as Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and four channel ABS. Also on offer will be an SRS airbag system. Stay tuned as we get you the review soon. Meanwhile you can have a look at the detailed image gallery of the Honda WR-V here.