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Honda Diesel Cars at 2012 Paris Motor Show

Modified On Sep 27, 2012 07:28 PM By Vikas for Honda CR-V

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Honda is showcasing the new British built CR-V at the Paris Motor Show 2012 with the announcement that it will be offered with Honda’s new 1.6-litre i-DTEC engine from September 2013. The Civic 1.6 i-DTEC also makes its European debut at the Show alongside the revised 2013 CR-Z hybrid. These new models will line up beside the EV-STER concept, WTCC race car and an original first generation Civic to celebrate 40 years of this iconic car.

Honda CR-V Diesel

Honda has confirmed that the freshly launched CR-V will be offered with Honda’s new 1.6-litre i-DTEC engine as a two-wheel drive model from September 2013. This is the first drivetrain from Honda's new Earth Dreams Technology engine series to be introduced in Europe and it will be built at Honda's manufacturing facility in the UK. Further details and technical specification will be announced closer to the launch. You can read our dedicated story on the all new CR-V diesel (hyper link to know more about the car.

Honda Civic Diesel

Shown for the first time at Paris Motor Show, Honda has introduced a new 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine in the Civic hatchback. The first engine in Europe from Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology series, it combines strong class leading performance (118bhp) with CO2 emissions of only 94 g/km. The key to the engine’s success is its lightweight technology. The use of an open deck aluminium block helps to reduce the mass of the engine by 58 kg compared with the 2.2-litre i-DTEC, making it the lightest diesel engine in its class. A compact, high-efficiency turbocharger and a high-swirl head port work together to provide impressive performance. The 1.6-litre i-DTEC generates 118bhp at 4000rpm and 300Nm of torque at 2000rpm.

The fuel economy is also impressive. The efficiency of the engine coupled with other standard environmental technologies such as Idle Stop, helps the Civic achieve a combined consumption of 33kmpl and CO2 emissions of just 94 g/km.*  You can aslo Read our Story on the upcoming Honda Civic Diesel ( hyper link that we did some days to know what all it has to offer to the customers.

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