It can be driven on battery power alone or coupled to the 300hp 2.0 petrol engine and an 85kw electric motor giving a combined 404hp with order books opening now and costing from £61,315.
Honda’s closing a Japanese plant making the Accord and CR-V because of poor home demand.
But it’s also ordered a major upgrade to its electric car technology to meet changing markerts.
Fuel prices are falling again.
Asda has cut 2pp litre unleaded and the RAC said it believes further reductions were coming as competition intensifies.