The Honda HR-V is one of the coolest models ever launched by Honda. It merges the hatchback and sports utility vehicle features in one attribute. The model will be remade as per the modern expectations to produce an updated version that will appear in the form of the 2017 Honda HR-V Mugen. This version stood out an excellent subcompact at the International Motor Show expo. It is a new vehicle that slots among the CR-V-SUV while melding the best attributes of each.
Honda HR-V Mugen – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
The Honda HR-V Mugen exterior is sportier and more aerodynamic compared to the prior models. This new hatchback SUV will get a spectacular exterior designing. It will have wider body extensions and a color stripped bonnet. The entire body will feature stunning trademark colors. This is expected to be the main selling point of the model. The front part will feature a well-positioned grille with an extended front splitter. The HR-V Mugen emblem is clearly fixed on the front fascia for easy identification. This new automobile comes with exclusive and angular LED headlights for a more intense and sportier look. Its couple-like roof is accompanied with muscular front fenders. The rear part will be included with aggressive fog lights and a new bumper. The model will come with flower-spoke wheels that are 20 inches wider to crown up the exterior.
The interior of Honda HR-V Mugen is lined with top quality materials such as leather, wood and metal accents. It has enough space to prevent the user from hurting their head or legs. The vehicle will feature five leather seats with comfortable features like headrests and adjustment mechanisms. The center console is also redesigned with more refined functions. This automobile includes an advanced infotainment and navigation units. The sophisticated dashboard contains an active and dynamic power steering with mounted controls. It will also feature two speedometers, heat gauge, fuel gauge, A/C vents and a Satellite radio. A 7-inch touchscreen display, 6 speakers audio system, and an automatic air conditioning system will also be availed. The new Honda offers great connectivity by availing built-in Bluetooth, USB ports, Mirror Link and iPhone plus iPod connectivity. It will be installed with a variety of advanced safety features like parking sensors, robust brake program, cruise control, reverse camera, airbags, ABS and a security alert system.
Honda HR-V Mugen – Powerful Engine and Performance
The Honda HR-V Mugen will be powered by a 1.8-liter I4 engine. The engine is rated at 141 hp with 126 pounds-feet torque. It also has some excellent features like 16 valves with 1798 cc-displacement. The power and torque will be achieved at 6500 and 4300 revolutions per minute. The fuel consumption is expected to be recorded at 18 mpg and 25 mpg for city and highway respectively. The car will also feature a four-wheel drive system and a continuously variable transmission. It will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in ten seconds while achieving a top speed of 125 mph.
Honda HR-V Mugen – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The price of the Honda HR-V Mugen is expected to start from $31,500. It will be released in the second quarter of the year 2016. This automobile will expect competition from Mazda CX-3, Mitsubishi ASX, Nissan Qashqai, Fiat 500X and Subaru Crosstrek.