Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut!

Honda WR-V is a crossover based on the platform of the premium hatchback Jazz

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Honda has officially teased the WR-V ahead of its worldwide debut at the Sao Paulo Auto Show to be held on November 8, 2016.

The Honda WR-V is a crossover based on the Jazz premium hatchback platform. The Japanese automaker had earlier revealed the official sketches of the WR-V providing insights into the design language.

The Honda WR-V is a crossover based on the Jazz premium hatchback platform. The Japanese automaker had earlier revealed the official sketches of the WR-V providing insights into the design language.

 

 

The teaser image shows glimpses of the WR-V covered under a veil with the daytime running lights (DRLs) switched on.

The image reveals the Honda badge in the front grille and that makes up the current reveal of the design of the WR-V.

Previously, Honda had revealed the sketches of the WR-V which provides some details of the new crossover from Honda.

The sketches of the new crossover WR-V is expected to receive a large front bumper which houses a larger air dam. The front grille sports the a large chrome strip running between the headlights which is seen on automakers other models.

Honda has designed a new set of headlights for the WR-V crossover instead of what is seen in the Jazz hatchback.

As the WR-V is crossover and to reiterate its characteristics, the car has been given black body cladding on the wheel arches and the lower side of the doors.

On the rear profile, the sketches nor the new teaser reveal anything though some spy shots indicates a completely redesigned tailgate and the bumper housing the number plate.

In the inside of the Jazz crossover, the WR-V is expected to borrow heavily from the Jazz. The WR-V will be launched in Brazil first and is expected to be launched in India in 2017.

While the Brazil spec model is powered by a 1.5-litre flex-fuel engine which will be paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox or a CVT automatic unit.

The Indian bound model might see it borrowing the engines from the Jazz hatchback which comes in 1.5-litre diesel and 1.2-litre petrol mills. Once launches it will be up against the like of Ford EcoSport and Hyundai Elite i20 Active.

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