The Japanese car-maker is all optimistic with its all new Honda Legend in the Philippines market. The Honda Legend goes well with its name, as the car is a Legend as it is a perfect amalgamation of power and performance. The Legend weighs almost 1980 kgs and offers amazing package of Honda's latest technologies. The package includes a head-up display that shows all the navigation information with proper detailing. Legend also offers latest safety tech named as "Honda SENSING" system, which provide better safety options while driving and assists the driver throughout the ride. At 4,995 mm of length, it's offers rear legroom close enough to a Mercedes S-Class and is expected to be company's top saler. The Japanese automaker claims that a fresh design that goes by name "Firmed Elegant Form" is imparted on the new Legend. Further, enhancing Honda Legend appearance is its sharp and bold Jewel Eye LED Head Light system which holds in-built 16 individual lenses that sparkle effectively.
Under the bonnet lies a 3.5-liter SOHC direct injection engine that churns out a maximum power of 314 PS and peak torque of 371 Nm(274 lb-ft). The engine is paired to an electric motor fitted between the engine and a 7-speed automatic gearbox. The maximum power output of the front electric motor comes around 48PS and 148 Nm of peak torque. At the rear, the 2015 Honda Legend is equipped with two more electric motors that are capable of producing peak power of 37 PS and maximum torque of 73 Nm (54 lb-ft). All these assemblies result in a combined power output figure of up to 382 PS. Owing to this power, the legend is capable to cover 0-100 kmpl in around 7.5sec with a top speed of 140 mph. Legend's advanced hybrid system offers outstanding fuel economy of 16.8 km/L
The exterior design of the all-new Legend is classy and optimized in a flow. The body features a wide and low form, as well as an elegant cabin that invites people to the roominess within. The front profile gets jewel Eye LED headlights which sparkles like gem when turned on. The exterior gets an high end styling ,the low beams are wide and light up brightly during nights. The dimensions of the car measures 4,982 mm X 1,890 mm X 1,465 mm (L X W X H) and it stands at a 2,850 mm wheelbase.
Honda Legend's interior is very well designed and decorated. It utilizes a front-wheel drive layout that allows its interior to offer great comfort. The rear legroom is generous enough that the rear passengers can even cross their legs. In addition, the seats feature premium quality genuine leather. The soft pads on the instrument panel, door linings, armrests and other areas bring soothing comfort and luxury inside the car. Additionally, Legend gets digital speedometer and a navigation system with easy interface. Integrating Krell's technologies into the all-new Legend results exhibiting incredible audio. The power amplifier comes with great dynamic range offering good clarity. The audio system features pack of 14 speakers positioned across the cabin to assure quality music to every occupant.
Honda Legend comes with a light weight steering and firm suspension system that ensure smooth handling. It gets new lower double-joint double wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear suspension that enhances the handling potential of the vehicle. The all-new Legend is featured with advanced driver-assistive system, Honda SENSING that allows the the driver to avoid dangerous driving situations and respond effectively, thereby making the driving experience enjoyable and safe. Additionally, It also includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) and Pedestrian Collision Mitigation Steering System, which is designed to avoid collisions with pedestrians.
2015 Honda Legend can be summed up as an effortlessly powerful car with AWD composure. It features a well-equipped cabin and proffers great urban fuel consumption. However, the legend lacks on the smart entry and push-button start features along with a limited boot size.
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