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

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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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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 Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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.

Honda Teases WR-V Jazz Crossover Ahead Of Global Debut

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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Story first published: Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 12:33 [IST]
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