Honda BR-V Pakistan News
LAHORE: As new weapon against its competitors in Pakistan, Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited launched the much awaited all-new Honda BR-V, a 7 seater SUV.
The launching ceremony was held at Faletti’s Hotel Lahore and attended by Mr. Shinji Aoyoma, Chief Operating Officer, Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania) of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and President & CEO of Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and Mr. Toichi Ishiyama, President & CEO of Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd.
BR-V is the first locally produced mid-size SUV, powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine.
Mr. Shinji Aoyoma said: “In the last financial year ended March 31, 2017, Honda Atlas Cars achieved the highest record sales with over 35,000 units sold. I would like to express my heartfelt appreciation to our Pakistani customers who have supported Honda with this great achievement. Honda will continue to maintain this momentum by offering attractive models with superb quality, which will help enrich the quality of life of our customers, and we will work hard to exceed our customers’ expectations.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Toichi Ishiyama said: “Pakistan is a key market for Honda and as part of our business expansion, we are focusing on increasing our customer base by introducing new models. The launch of BR-V creates another first by introducing first ever locally produced 7 seater SUV in Pakistan. Customers can experience the outstanding appearance of an SUV and benefit from the versatility and comfort of its spacious 3 row interior. We are confident that BR-V will strongly appeal to the Urban/Rural customers and accelerate our growth while strengthening our brand presence in the country.”
Equipped with a new Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology, BR-V comes with a tough and sturdy exterior design. High ground clearance makes it a stylish SUV. The SUV is available in two grades: 1.5 i-VTEC, and 1.5 i-VTEC S. Projector headlights with LED position lamps, LED tail lights in C-character design and sporty roof rails are standard equipment in all variants.