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Neutral Newbie

Honda Elysion

 

 

Honda introduced its new Elysion, the series-produced version of the Honda ASM concept car from last year's Tokyo Motor Show on its web-site. The bigger brother of the Odyssey will officially be unveiled on the 13th of May. It is now wonder that its name comes from Odyssey by Homer where Elysium (Elysion) was a section of the underworld where the soul found its final resting place.

 

Main specifications:

Engine options:

- 2.4-liter DOHC i-VTEC. 118 kW (160 hp) @ 5500 rpm, 218 Nm @ 4500 rpm

- 3.0-liter i-VTEC with Variable Cylinder Management technology. 184 kW (250 hp) @ 6000 rpm, 309 Nm @ 5000 rpm.

 

Transmission:

- 5-speed automatic

 

Suspension:

Double wishbone on all four wheels

 

Dimensions:

Length/Width/Height: 4840/1830/1790 mm

Seats: 8

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Neutral Newbie

wow ! I wonder how much will be the price in Singapore ??

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Neutral Newbie

I don't mind the new Odyssey if I'm forced to buy an MPV... [sweatdrop][sweatdrop]

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Neutral Newbie

Maybe in the $135K and above range as Odyssey is selling at $115K+? PIs may sell for less... [sly][sly]

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3rd Gear

the 3.0L V6 is SOHC ???

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3rd Gear

it's just a guess only, as I remember they only used the 3.0L V6 DOHC on the NSX wink.gifwink.gifwink.gif

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Neutral Newbie

Looks like a van unsure.gif

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Neutral Newbie
the new oddie very very nice bounce1.gif

 

 

No like, it looks like it got "love handles" tongue.gif

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1st Gear

Reminds me of a cross between the Espace and Previa/Estima...

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Neutral Newbie

but this 3.0 is an iVTEC leh.. and with variable cylinder management [confused] hmm wonder what is dat?

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Neutral Newbie
Variable stroke?? [gossip]

 

 

That would be a bitch to implement! [:p]

But a very interesting idea.. maybe they just shut down a couple of cylinders when cruising?

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1st Gear
maybe they just shut down a couple of cylinders when cruising?

 

There's a car that already does that, right? Trying to recall now...

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Neutral Newbie

I vaguely remember such a car too... but I know ours shuts down one cylinder too... when the temp gauge heads north! [laugh]

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