The first car under the name Honda Accord was appeared in 1976. It was a front-wheel-drive hatchback with 1.6-litre engine power of 80 HP. Honda Accord sedan was released the following year. In 1978, the motor volume was updated to 1.8 litre. Since then, Honda Motor Company introduced several generations to the public. Honda Accord is constantly improved, allowing to win the title of "Best Car Of The Year in Japan" and being the best-selling car in the United States three years in a row.
In 1982, The second generation of Honda Accord was started assembling in the United States; the car became the first Japanese, whose production was established in the US in 1988 began to export to Japan. In 1985, the third generation of Honda Accord was produced under the trade name Aerodeck. This generation differs from the previous version with its featured front suspension and two engines including 1.8 and 2.0 DOHC.
In 1997, the sixth generation of Honda Accord was presented to the world car market. American, Japanese and European versions differ from each other, with interior and exterior designs as well as technical details. Furthermore, depending on the market, Honda Accord versions have different dimensions. The European version of Honda Accord was developed by Japanese, together with research centres in England and Germany and was produced in English town of Swindon. Modification of Accord Type R was powered by 2.2-liter engine rated at 212 HP. Gearbox could be either 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. All cars were equipped with adjustable steering column, power steering, headlight, heated rear screen, immobiliser, Central locking with remote control, electric mirrors, antenna, speakers.
In 2002, Honda represents new generation - Honda Accord seven. The seventh Honda Accord became bigger, modern and more solid than its predecessor. The design of the novelty was created by Frankfurt Studio Specialists of Honda Motor Company. The modified body looks quite prestigious. Honda offers a choice of eight colours including pearlescent and metallic Sheen in combination with various beige or black interiors. Streamlined shape, excellent dynamic stiffness and improved insulation turning extremely quiet place to drive.
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