Honda sought a new direction for their home market and unveiled the Avancier, an athletic station wagon version of the Accord 6th Generation.
The exterior of the Avancier boasted headlights, inspired by the Civic, and a two-chromed slats grille for an aesthetically pleasing look. Additionally, its slated apron projected sportiness while offering something unique – a dual window from its tailgate with one glass panel on top followed by the raked-forward rear windscreen that resembled 1985's Accord Aero Deck (which was only three doors compared to this five door station wagon).
The Avancier was designed with a unique interior in mind. Its center stack extended to the floor, eliminating the need for a console and allowing occupants to move freely throughout it's small frame. For added style, an instrument cluster stretched across the top of the center stack which gave it an overall mini-van aesthetic. To ensure passenger comfortability, they also included a three person bench seat and flat flooring in its rear section.
At its core, the Honda Accord's sixth generation was outfitted with a McPherson strut in the back and multi-link front suspension. Read more