Honda Accord specs and facts
Every car has its own story of creation and track. And some have even more than that – they have a real history. For sure, Honda is one of those.
Its life journey starts with Soichiro Honda’s decision to found his own Motor Plant in 1948. At the very beginning, it was producing only motorbikes. For some reason, Japanese government wasn’t satisfied with engineer’s desire to produce vehicles for the global market. Nevertheless, it didn’t interfere with his intention to run the world’s best known automobile company. More than 100 Honda factories were opened all over the world starting from 1959 till 1969. It offered so good products that even teams at Formula-1 used Honda engines for their vehicles. Such success lasted during years. For instance, company’s advertisement campaign was acknowledged the best in the UK in 2009. The cars were recognized the safest ones according to 2012 research.
Accord stands for harmony – harmony between a car, a human, and a society. This is probably what makes it the best-known automobile on the planet. Though it appeared a bit later than the company itself, Honda Accord isn’t a novice on the market – it has been produced since 1976. During decades after the market launch, over 8,000,000 cars were sold only in the USA. The first version debuted with 1.6-liter gasoline engine and a three-stage automatic transmission. The second generation set another record by becoming the first Japanese car produced in the USA. In present days, developers work on the new, 9th generation of Honda Accord.
There are some more interesting facts about Accord. Car And Driver magazine named it The Best Car for twenty-seven times! Unequivocally, it is more often than any other existing car. In 2004, Honda Accord 2.2 i-CTDi Sport broke 19 land speed records during testing on a closed track in Germany. Even more than that – 2014 Hybrid model is the first car that meets the strictest emission standards in the USA.
Honda Accord on Jiji!
With Jiji, Nigeria can meet Honda Accord on its roads with ease. The official representative of Honda in Nigeria is Honda Automobile Western Africa Ltd. Whether you decide to buy a new or used Accord, it is available on Jiji and comes with a wider range of specs you can choose among. Before getting used to ideal rides, you can get used to ideal shopping conditions. The biggest classifieds in Nigeria can help you with both.