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The Amazing Mini Van called the Honda Odyssey
Honda the reputed Japanese automobile manufacturers are the proud developers of Honda Odyssey. The car was launched in 1994 and is a popular van model around the world. It is currently sold in Japan and North America in its fourth generation.
A Little Background regarding the Honda Odyssey
During the economic turbulence faced by Japan in the 1990’s, this car was originally conceptualized by the Honda auto makers. The various constraints present lead the Honda Odyssey to be built as a MPV model which was more compact in nature. This model was very popular in Japan and North America. However the first versions of this car were manufactured in Europe, under the car model name of Honda Shuttle.
Over the year Honda, set up its automobile manufacturing unit in Lincoln and wanted to create a larger version of the Honda Odyssey. From the year 1999, larger versions of the Honda Odyssey were made for its North America market, while smaller models were still in great demand in Japan. Between the years 1990 to the early twentieth century, a larger car model of Honda Odyssey called the Honda LagGreat was launched, for its popular North American market.
Honda Odyssey’s performance in the domestic market of Japan
The fourth versions of Honda Odyssey’s started in 2008, for the domestic market of Japan. In the coming New Year’s more versions of the Honda Odyssey’s would be developed for the domestic market in Japan. In these car models, the basic five door design and the four engine cylinder would remain.
Various awards won by the Honda Odyssey’s
- In the first year, Honda Odyssey’s won the special car year award in Japan, in the special category.
- By 1997, it became the fastest car model being sold.
- In 1995, it received prestigious car award from the popular automobile magazine called “Wheel” magazine.
These amazing features made Honda Odyssey, one of popular mini vans in Japan and North America.
Photo Gallery of Honda Odyssey
Technical Characteristics of Honda Odyssey
Technical Characteristics of 2008 Honda Odyssey 4WD produced by Honda (JP).
|Body Type||Estate (station wagon; shooting brake) 5 doors / 6 seats|
|Front Track||1560 mm|
|Rear Track||1560 mm|
|Ground Clearance||150 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||60 liters|
|Drive Wheels||All wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||Honda PGM-FI fuel injection|
|Max Power||172HP (127 kW) @ 6000 rpm|
|Max Torque||222Nm @ 4300 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||219 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Tyres||215/60 R 16 95H / 215/60 R 15 95H|
|Number of gears||5|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||n/a|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|