|Monday, 23 April 2012, 13:00 HKT|
Beijing, Apr 23, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., an automobile production and sales joint venture of Honda in China, yesterday introduced its first originally developed model, "CIIMO," a new middle-class sedan developed by the Dongfeng Honda R&D Center specially for the Chinese market.
Utilizing the platform of the 8th generation Civic, the CIIMO will feature a 1.8-liter engine with selection of automatic transmission (AT) and manual transmission (MT) models. The manufacturer's suggested retail price of CIIMO will start from 111,800 R.M.B. (approximately 1.44 million yen*). By introducing a new model originally developed by a joint venture company into the middle-class sedan segment, which is the largest segment in Chinese automobile market, Honda will continue strengthening its product lineup to better accommodate the preferences of Chinese customers. (*calculated with an exchange rate of 1 R.M.B.= 12.92 yen)
Key features of CIIMO
- Dimensions: length: 4,545 mm; width:1,755 mm; height: 1,450 mm; wheelbase: 2,700 mm
- 1.8 L i-VTEC engine
- Excellent fuel economy of 6.9 L/100 km (comprehensive fuel economy mode in China)
- Safety features such as Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution system (EBD) and active headrest
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC/LSE:HNDA.L) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products, including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19 million customers annually. For more information, please visit http://world.honda.com.
Apr 23, 2012
Topic: New Product
Sectors: Automotive General
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