[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Honda reports August 2015 Sales Numbers
More.......................
2016 Accord Raises its Game with Dynamic Styling, Chassis and Body Upgrades, Available Honda Sensing
More.......................
Acura NSX Features and Options on Display at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
More.......................
Performance Manufacturing Center: Precision Craftsmanship
More.......................
2016 Honda Odyssey expands availability of HondaVAC with more affordable SE model
More.......................
Honda reports July 2015 sales numbers
More.......................
2016 Civic Trim levels showing up in Honda's I.N. locator system
More.......................
Jon Ikeda takes the reins at Acura, Mike Accavitti departs
More.......................
TLX --> Re: Exterior Styling: TLX vs. C300
Join Discussion......
S660/S1000 --> Re: No S1000 for USDM
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Honda F1 longevity
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Automobile Mag says Civic Si will use 2.0T
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Is this the Emperor's New Clothes?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2017 Kia Sportage
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Hill climb Accord Type R GoPro
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Automotive News: Acura's new boss wants sedans 'that people get excited about'
Join Discussion......
Spy Shots --> Re: Honda's upcoming mid-size crossover spied in Spain (fast-back crossover based on Concept D)
Join Discussion......
Ridgeline - General Talk --> Re: Ridgeline Spy Shot
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: My experience so far at Lexus.
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Sounds interesting..
Join Discussion......
Fit (and Jazz) --> Re: Honda Jazz 2015 European Press Drive
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2015 Italian Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: New 2016 Civic spy pics (best ones yet)
Join Discussion......
Product Overview : Honda HR-V
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Accord Sport PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Accord V6 Touring Coupe PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Accord Touring Sedan PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot walkaround with Marc Ernst
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot First Drive
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
  TOV News > Honda Develops New Lightweight and Compact Hybrid System Named "SPORT HYBRID I-DCD" > > Re: Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what?

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
    
Brutus
Profile for Brutus
Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 16:15
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
This is what I guess we will see coming and/or replacing the current Hybrid systems in existing vehicles.
One-motor SPORT HYBRID Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive:
Honda Civic, Fit, CR-Z
Acura ILX

Two-motor SPORT HYBRID Intelligent Multi Mode Drive / Plug-in:
Honda Accord
Acura TLX (future TL/TSX clone)

Three-motor SPORT HYBRID SH-AWDŪ (SPORT HYBRID Super Handling - All Wheel Drive):
Acura NSX, RLX, MDX

Some thoughts:
1. Will we see any other crossover/minivan other then MDX have some form of a Hybrid? Could Honda be first to come to market with Hybrid Odyssey, bold and smart if so. They really need to offer a Honda Crossover with Hybrid.

2. I expect the 3 motor awd system to trickle down first to TLX, the only reason I think it does not go straight there is to really differentiate the RLX, and get the excitement uniqueness of that car.

3. Why do we have to name stuff with Sport and Hybrid, isn't that an oxymoron?

4. Assuming Honda Accord is the first to get the new systems, are we looking at Acura doing 2014 RLX, MDX, TLX, ILX with them...and Honda doing 2014 Accord, Civic, CR-Z.

B.
MuGen7Modulo
Profile for MuGen7Modulo
Re: Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 16:27
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
"Two-motor SPORT HYBRID Intelligent Multi Mode Drive / Plug-in:
Honda Accord
Acura TLX"

My hope is the '14 I-MMD Hybrid Accord to be V6.
King77
Profile for King77
Re: Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 17:46
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Your predictions are right, I guess. But I think Honda must solve hybrid drive also for family cars. Itīs clead SH SH-AWD will be Acura-only, so I expect i-MMD for Odyssey and Pilot as well, although it seems to me a bit underpowered for them. And the biggest problem is CR-V. Here in Europe full of stinky diesels could CR-V Hybrid make sense, mostly because of here is 2.4 petrol missing and 2.0 is a bit underpowered for CR-V. It will be nice to have i-MMD also for CR-V, because I am afraid i-DCD with 1.5 will be weak for such car.

1/ I noticed it before

2/ I am afraid SH SH-AWD will be RLX, NSX and MDX only. My tip is mechanical SH-AWD for TLX and i-MMD for hybrid version.

3/ We can clearly see on CR-Z that it is not an oxymoron, it works well, it only lacks power and it is only a "trifle". When we add more power, it cold be really sporty. What about NSX? I am pleased Honda tries to give its hybrid "sporty appeal" which is compatible with Hondaīs (former) DNA. Itīs another good step. And I am sure also basic i-DCD with DCT will be sporty and acceptable dynamic.

4/I hope CR-Z will survive to get some promising performance in the future. Questin is why it happens. I think curent ILX Hybrid is a bad joke and it needs new system asap and it will be nice to see it also in CR-Z, but itīs clear it will come in next generation.
xBeastx
Profile for xBeastx
Re: Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 17:48
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Fit Hybrid
NSX, RLX, MDX, TLX
Accord Hybrid
Civic after its real MMC
ILX MMC
Garlick
Profile for Garlick
Re: Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 18:02
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
King77 wrote:
Your predictions are right, I guess. But I think Honda must solve hybrid drive also for family cars. Itīs clead SH SH-AWD will be Acura-only, so I expect i-MMD for Odyssey and Pilot as well, although it seems to me a bit underpowered for them. And the biggest problem is CR-V. Here in Europe full of stinky diesels could CR-V Hybrid make sense, mostly because of here is 2.4 petrol missing and 2.0 is a bit underpowered for CR-V. It will be nice to have i-MMD also for CR-V, because I am afraid i-DCD with 1.5 will be weak for such car.

1/ I noticed it before

2/ I am afraid SH SH-AWD will be RLX, NSX and MDX only. My tip is mechanical SH-AWD for TLX and i-MMD for hybrid version.

3/ We can clearly see on CR-Z that it is not an oxymoron, it works well, it only lacks power and it is only a "trifle". When we add more power, it cold be really sporty. What about NSX? I am pleased Honda tries to give its hybrid "sporty appeal" which is compatible with Hondaīs (former) DNA. Itīs another good step. And I am sure also basic i-DCD with DCT will be sporty and acceptable dynamic.

4/I hope CR-Z will survive to get some promising performance in the future. Questin is why it happens. I think curent ILX Hybrid is a bad joke and it needs new system asap and it will be nice to see it also in CR-Z, but itīs clear it will come in next generation.



They never mentioned the motor size, or power in the i-MMD's, and in fact stayed away from saying 4 cylinder or 6 cylinder in the description.

I would imagine, that they might have 2 variations here, hence why they never mention motor size, and that would make it good for both the Accord & the bigger vehicles in the Odyssey & Pilot. This would make sense, as they could attach this to a 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder set up, to allow for improving fuel economy to meet CAFE standards that are going to be going up pretty high over the next few years.
rocky
Profile for rocky
Re: Predictions or which Hondas/Acuras get what? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-19-2012 19:28
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Predict Mexico Factory will produce Fit, Fit Hybrid (2wd/FWD) and compact SUV using the hybrid technology driving the rear wheels.
 
Thread Page - [1]
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0