Honda Malaysia will be displaying new and concept models for the first time in Malaysia, including the most advanced Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV), Clarity Fuel Cell. Visitors will also be treated to models and technologies that include the Sport Hybrid i-MMD cut body system, Jazz and CR-V Mugen concepts alongside the popular models of Accord, CR-V, Civic, Civic Type-R, City Hybrid and
New HR-V RS. Special Sport Hybrid and VTEC Turbocharged game towers have also been set up for visitors to experience the efficiency and performance of both hybrid and turbo. Honda enthusiasts will also be able to purchase exclusive Honda merchandise at the booth.
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Toichi Ishiyama said, “We are delighted to be in KLIMS 2018 as it is a great platform for Honda to showcase our advanced technologies. Honda continuously challenges to develop Next Generation Advanced Technologies to ease mobility by making lives more comfortable while being environmentally friendly. We want to share our breakthroughs through our “Frontier of Innovation” showcase, which is inspired by our No.1 position in the Non-National segment and pioneering spirit in introducing hybrid cars to Malaysians as early as 2004.
“Since then, Honda Malaysia has also introduced turbocharged and Honda SENSING technologies in our models. We aim to provide greater driving performance with improved safety for everyone and hope visitors will enjoy the new models while taking time to understand the technologies demonstrated”, Mr. Ishiyama added.
List of Honda’s Advanced Technologies and models that will be showcased in KLIMS 2018
- CONCEPT MODEL
The Clarity Fuel Cell, an advanced model developed by Honda that powers the electric motor by converting hydrogen into electricity, giving instant acceleration with zero emission. This is in line with Honda’s Vision 2030 strategy that aims to tackle the global market with more enhanced electrification technologies in its models. Visitors will have the chance to get up close with a model that has taken the technology of mobility to a whole new level.
- Honda SENSING
- VTEC TURBOCHARGED
Non-National Japanese mass manufacturer to introduce the turbocharged engine in a Civic to Malaysians, and extended it to the CR-V in 2017. The brand has developed the turbocharged engine that can offer powerful acceleration and driving satisfaction for drivers who enjoy a thrilling ride. Honda combined the turbocharger with a direct injection system and variable valve timing mechanism for more power even from low revs, delivering power equivalent to that of a 2.4L engine in a 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged engine. Despite the downsize in engine, Honda managed to achieve superior performance without compromising fuel efficiency.
Also set to wow crowds is the record holder for the Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive (FWD) Production Car in the world - the Civic Type R, which broke the Nürburgring record in April 2017. When it was launched last year, it made waves among Honda enthusiasts; it has the most powerful engine among Honda Malaysia’s models. The Civic Type R is powered by a 2.0L VTEC Turbocharged engine that provides 310PS and 400Nm of torque and is one of the best engines Honda has ever developed. Visitors are welcome for closer look at the Civic and Civic Type R.
- SPORT HYBRID
To encourage the continuous healthy growth of hybrid technology acceptance, Honda introduced the Intelligent Dual-Clutch Drive (i-DCD) in Malaysia in 2017, making Malaysia the only country outside Japan to offer this technology. The Sport Hybrid i-DCD system integrates a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC, electric motor and Lithium-ion battery with a 7-Speed Dual Clutch (DCT) Transmission for an exhilarating drive. The DCT employs Shift-by-Wire electronic gear shifting system for sportier and quicker response feel and feedback without lag or clutch slip.
Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD)
Pushing the advanced technology envelope, Honda developed the Next Generation Hybrid System, the Sport Hybrid i-MMD (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive), which will also be on display in a cut body system at KLIMS 2018. Honda Sport Hybrid i-MMD consists of five world-leading systems working together. This technology will offer superior acceleration in terms of performance and higher efficiency.
- JAZZ AND CR-V MUGEN CONCEPT
- NEW HR-V RS
- “FRONTIER OF INNOVATION” SENSORY ROOM
*Not available in Accord & Odyssey