BANGKOK, Thailand – Honda released the first official sketches of the all-new Honda BR-V Prototype, a new generation crossover utility vehicle, which will make its world premiere at the upcoming Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show 2015. The event is scheduled for 20 – 30 August 2015, in Tangerang, Indonesia.
The new BR-V features tough and solid exterior design with high ground clearance, big and stylish alloy wheels and sleek roof rails. The model also offers a comfortable and spacious cabin with seven seats in a 3-row configuration. The new BR-V is powered by a 1.5L gasoline engine which provides sporty performance and great fuel efficiency with two advanced transmissions available. High standard safety features will be the base of the model as it has always been for every Honda products.
In order to provide products that respond to the needs of customers around the world, Honda has been focused on strengthening R&D in each region to create more self-reliant operations. Based on its capability to develop regional models, Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (HRAP) in Thailand developed the new BR-V for the Asian market. This is the 3rd model developed by HRAP.
The official sketches were released at the midyear media gathering event of P.T. Honda Prospect Motor, which will participate in the Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show 2015.
*BR-V stands for Bold Runabout Vehicle.