Honda India has launched a more powerful version of the Accord with a 3.5 litre i-VTEC engine which produces 276PS of power and 339NM of torque. The new Accord V6 comes with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), 17 inch wheels, paddle shifts and cruise control. The new Accord V6 is priced between Rs 24.8 lakh and Rs 25.35 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The more powerful Accord would be available in two variants – Accord V6 3.5 and Accord V6 3.5 Inspire and comply with Euro IV emission norms.

“We expect the sales of earlier version of Accord with 2.4 litre engine in higher numbers than this new Accord,” Honda IndiaVice-President (Marketing) Jnaneswar Sen said.

The existing Accord comes with a 2.4 litre engine that generates 180 horsepower. The price of the car starts at Rs 16.72 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Accord would give a mileage of 10km/litre as per Automotive Research Association of India conditions.