2017 Honda Shuttle is a wagon based on the City sedan; new model receives loads of driver assisting technologies
Honda is gearing up to launch the all-new Shuttle in Japanese market on 14th September with an array of new technologies. Ahead of the launch, brochure of the car has been leaked revealing the updates. The Japanese automaker has emphasised on the safety and driver assisting technologies in the wagon instead of updating the car with new design and new features.
The 2017 Honda Shuttle gets Honda Sensing suite that comprises a bunch of advanced safety features and unique driver assistive technologies. It gets Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist System, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Forward Collision Warning, Road Departure Mitigation System, Low Speed Follow etc. These advanced features certainly make the car much safer for the occupants.
In terms of design, the 2017 Honda Shuttle sports a slightly revised front grille and a larger brand logo at the centre of the signature chrome garnished horizontal bar. Apart from that, the sharp headlamps with LED daytime running lights, LED fog lamps, a crafted looking bumper are there. No other major visual change is visible in the upcoming refrexshed version of the wagon.
Inside the cabin, it gets a new Digipad touchscreen infotainment system, climate control with Plasmacluster technology, heated front seats, arm-rest with cup holders. Overall, the automaker tried to give the wagon a refreshing touch to bring in line with other modern Honda vehicles. A majorly updated model is expected to be launched later.
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On the powertrain front, the Honda Shuttle gets a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine that is capable of churning out 132 PS of peak power and 155 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duty in the car is done by a CVT. Expect the same petrol engine and transmission to be continued in the updated model as well. Apart from the internal combustion engine, the upcoming Honda Shuttle will also come available with the second generation i-DCD hybrid powertrain.