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Honda Accord news - Tease time - 2008

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and capable the Honda Accord may be, but it’s hardly the car to set the
adrenaline coursing through your chilled, wintry veins.

in preparation for the official launch of the new Accord at the Geneva show in
March, Honda has released a few teaser images of its all-new Mondeo rival,
presumably to garner some sort of frisson in the big car community.

of it as a tantalising glimpse of flesh before the full denuding. Actually,
don’t. That’s a disturbing simile. 

shots reveal that the Accord Tourer - for ‘tis the estate model - has doors and
lights and even a roof rack, all of which is good news. Looking closer, it
seems to be a smart design not too far away from the Accord Tourer concept we saw back in Frankfurt. 

technical details yet, but expect the current Accord’s 2.2- and 2.4-litre
petrol engines to remain. The Accord will also be the first Honda to get the
new 2.2-litre i-DTEC diesel engine, which we’d expect to be the big seller in
the range.

new Accord will take the fight to the Mondeo et al in late summer, when it goes
on sale in the UK.

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