At the Los Angeles Auto Show, the world premiere of Honda's new crossover was held, with which the passport returned to the American brand line. The model will occupy an empty niche between CR-V and Pilot. From the last, the off-road vehicle has got a power plant, a four-wheel drive and a selector for driving modes.
This is what Chronicle says. Info with reference to rambler.ru.
This is confirmed by the unused bumper parts, the expansion of plastic canopies, cross-members on the roof for fastening loads, short rear overhangs and the distance from the ground up to 213.4 mm. For comparison, the cleaning of the US CR-V and Pilot has 208 and 185 millimeters, respectively.
The newspaper manufacturer is positioned as an adventurous vehicle with an off-road vehicle and good towing skills. The angle of the entrance and exit of the crossover is 20.6 and 26.8 degrees, the maximum allowed weight of the trailer – 2268 kilograms.
Honda Passport is based on the Global Light Truck Platform with MacPherson struts front and multi-link rear suspension. Chassis and monocoque components are standardized with Pilot and Ridgeline pickup. The new crossover is slightly larger than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the wheelbase is the same as the donor pilot. – 2819 millimeters. Known and volume volume: according to US standard SAE J1100 – from 1167 to 2206 liters. Below the floor there is a section for storing equipment and small items. Its volume – 70.8 liters.
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However, the total score with the pilot in the "passport" is not only a platform, but also a motor. This is a 3.5-liter V6 with 284 horsepower and 355 Nm of torque. Box – Honda's 9-speed automatic. The optional i-VTM4 drive on all wheels is also borrowed from Pilot: it can transfer up to 70 percent of the moment on the rear axle and completely focus it on one of the wheels. To help with the proposed four-mode ITM intelligent traction management (ITM) management.
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