BEIJING, China, April 17, 2018 - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the outline of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2018), which will take place in Beijing, China (Press days: April 25 - 26, 2018, Public days: April 29 – May 4, 2016). The Honda exhibit will include the world premiere of the concept car of the electric vehicle (EV) Honda is developing exclusively for the Chinese market.
GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (GAC Honda), the Honda automobile manufacturing and sales joint venture company in China which is planning to begin sales of Honda’s first EV model in China before the end of this year, will exhibit the concept model of the EV. GAC Honda also will exhibit the China premiere of the hybrid version of the all-new Accord which was announced in China on April 16, 2018. Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (Dongfeng Honda) will exhibit the world premiere of the concept model of an all-new sedan model.
The Acura exhibit will include the world premiere of the CDX Hybrid as well as the China premiere of the all-new RDX Prototype.
Moreover, Honda DreamWing, the sales channel of Honda’s large-sized FUN motorcycle models, will exhibit the China premiere of Honda's flagship luxury touring model, the GL1800 Gold Wing.
■Overview of Honda exhibit
Honda will set up a joint booth with GAC Honda and Dongfeng Honda and exhibit concept models for the China-exclusive EV model and all-new sedan model as well as a number of other models including the all-new Accord Hybrid.
○ GAC Honda:
- Concept model of the China-exclusive EV model (World premiere)
- All-new Accord Hybrid (China premiere)
- Other production models: Avancier, Vezel, Accord, Crider, Odyssey, City, Fit
○ Dongfeng Honda:
- Concept model of the all-new sedan model (World premiere)
- Other production models: UR-V, XR-V, Civic, Sprier Hybrid, Gienia, Elysion, Jade
■Overview of Acura exhibit
The Acura exhibit will include the Hybrid version of the CDX as well as the prototype of all-new RDX which will undergo a full model change this year.
- CDX Hybrid (World premiere)
- All-new RDX Prototype (China premiere)
- Other production models: NSX, TLX-L, CDX
■Overview of Honda DreamWing exhibit
- GL1800 Gold Wing (China premiere)
- X-ADV (Reference exhibit)
- CB1000R (Reference exhibit)
- Other production models: CRF1000 Africa Twin, CB500X, NC750X, CB1100, CBR1000RR, CBR650F, CBR500R, CB650F, CB500F, NC750S, CTX700N
■Press conference schedule (local time)
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 - 10:20 : Honda (Motorcycle) press conference
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 11:00 - 11:20 : Honda (Automobile) press conference
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 13:30 - 14:00 : Acura press conference