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Honda's new models for Geneva auto show: Next-gen CR-V, new Civic Type R TCR

2018-02-16 07:48

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• New generation CR-V for Europe
• Urban EV Concept returns, Sports EV Concept and NeuV concept
• Motorsport display includes Civic Type R TCR 

Japan - The latest generation of the Honda CR-V will make its European premiere in Geneva. Available for the first time in Europe with the option of a hybrid powertrain, the new SUV raises the bar in terms of quality, interior packaging and refinement says the automaker.

A trio of Honda electric concepts

The Urban EV Concept makes a return to Europe following its global premiere at Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017. The Concept signifies the brand's intention to enter the European electric vehicle market, with a production version planned for launch in 2019.

Fresh from its premiere at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show in October, Honda will also display the Sports EV Concept. Honda says it gives a glimpse of how an electric sports car of the future might look. 

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The final member of an electric trio at Geneva is NeuV. First shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2017, the NeuV is an advanced electric concept packed with autonomous features and artificial intelligence.

Honda’s celebration of motorsport

Alongside the range of new electric cars, Honda will show an extensive display of four and two wheel motorsport. The Civic Type R TCR will lead this display and make its first motor show appearance ahead of the inaugural season of WTCR.

The TCR will be alongside many examples of Honda racing machinery, including the NSX GT3. On two wheels, Honda’s championship-winning MotoGP bike will feature alongside World Superbike and Dakar Rally challengers.

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