Following its American launch, the Honda CR-V will be making its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show in so-called 'prototype' form. The CR-V is described as an 'all-new' model and appears almost identical to the US version.This preview model is meant to highlight the exterior styling direction of the fourth-gen CR-V that will go on sale in the fall. Compared to its predecessor, it adopts a more aggressive stance with a bolder front fascia and deeper sculpting of the body lines.
The lower front bumper wraps neatly upward showcasing its SUV capabilities, while integrating into the fascia for improved aerodynamics.Honda's long-awaited 1.6-liter diesel engine is expected to power the CR-V, the handling and ride of which has been re-engineered for European tastes. A series of other changes have also apparently been made to differentiate between the US and European models.