Honda is ready to launch its first compact SUV, the BR-V in India. Honda BR-V is about to launch in a few moments from now and we will bring you a moment to moment coverage of the redi-Go straight from the event. Check out all the updates from the live event right here. Keep refreshing the page and know all about the compact SUV.
11.55 am - We are at the event and it's about to start.
12:00 pm - Honda BRV comes in 4 trims, gets dual front airbags as standard on all variants. Diesels get ABS and EBD too.
12:04 pm - Honda BR-V if different from its competitors as it gets bold and agresive looks.
12:06 pm - The compact SUV will be available in two choices of engine and transmission options.
12:07 pm - Honda BR-V petrol gets a 1497cc engine that produces 117.3 BHP & 145 NM torque, while the diesel is a 1498cc unit that generates 98.5 bhp & 200Nm torque.
12:08 pm - Dimensionally, the Honda BR-V measures 4455mm in length, 1735mm in width, 1650mm in height with a wheelbase of 2660mm.
12:09 pm - JunichiTeraoka, Project Manager, Honda Research & Development , Asia Pacific, takes the stage now.
12:10 pm - Honda BRV is the third product developed by Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co Ltd. (HRAP) in Thailand.
12:12 pm - BR-V stands for "BOLD RUNABOUT VEHICLE".
12:13 pm - Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO of Honda Cars India, says in Indian Passenger car market, the entry SUV space has grown by 43% in last one year.
12:14 pm - Honda BR-V claims a mileage of 15.4 Kmpl on petrol MT & 21.9 kmpl on Diesel.16kmpl on petrol CVT.
12:17 pm - Honda BRV offers the best-in-class ground clearance of 210mm.
12:19 pm - Honda BRV gets an all-new interior design with premium material quality.
12:21 pm - By 2017, Honda Car India will expand with more than 300 dealerships across India.
12:21 pm - Honda BRV is based on the 'Active Motion Design' philosophy.
12:23 pm - The compact SUV is significantly longer, wider and taller than its closest rivals - Creta and Duster.
12:25 pm - The Honda BRV is the first compact SUV to offer seven seats in the segment.
12:25 pm - Honda BRV is available in 6 colour option: Taffeta White, White Orchid Pearl, Carnelian Red Pearl and 3 Metallic shades and it comes with a 7-seat configuration in three-row seating layout (2+3+2).
12:27 pm - The Compact SUV's rear profile features LED tail-lamps, chrome garnish and silver finish bumper garnish.
12:28 pm - Transmission options on offer are - a new 6-speed manual and a CVT with first-in-segmen
12:30 pm - Honda BRV will offer as many as 30 accessories options and in order to achieve high fuel efficiency, Honda has increased the it's gear ratio range, and reduced the friction & frame weight.
12:30 pm - It will be offered with 3-year unlimited km warranty as standard.
12:40 pm - and here is the price of the Honda BR-V Compact SUV.