Honda Automobiles: 2013 Honda Accord Project Vehicle Program

Reaching out to the enthusiast community, Honda invited two independent vehicle tuners to build and display their Accord concepts at the SEMA Show. Tuners were asked to push the limits of performance and style with their builds, and the vehicles on display demonstrate the personalized potential of the Accord Coupe and Sedan.

Honda invited the tuners to tell the stories of their cars, and those details are provided below.

All modification information listed was provided by the vehicle builders and has not been confirmed by American Honda Motor Co., Inc. The modifications to these vehicles may void the manufacturer’s warranty, may not be legal for street driving in all 50 states and have not been specifically suggested, recommended or approved by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Company Name: Bisimoto Engineering

Name of Vehicle: Bisimoto 2013 Honda Accord Coupe “Grand Touring”

Vehicle Description:
Bisimoto Engineering is known worldwide for awe-inspiring street, show and race vehicles.  With no fear of the unknown, Bisimoto is always on the cutting edge of automotive technology.  The Bisimoto 2013 Accord Coupe Grand Touring was no exception with luxurious Euro-inspired chassis elements, and modifications.  This ninth-generation coupe retains the eco friendly attributes of the Earth Dreams concept, while Bisimoto engine and exhaust enhancements increase the V-6 power output to an amazing 401hp.

Powertrain Modifications:
Nitrous Express (NX) wet shot chemical supercharger system
NGK Iridium spark plugs
PurOl “Elite Series” Synthetic Motor Oils
Bisimoto Cat-back exhaust system
Burns Stainless mufflers
Bisimoto 360 degree Oil Cap

Chassis/Suspension Modifications:
JNF Chromoly roll cage
Progress coil suspension and sway bar
Buddy Club P1 Racing II Plus 19×9.5 aluminum wheels
Falken Azenis FK453 245/40ZR-19 tires
Buddy club P1 Racing lug nuts
Buddy Club Racing Spec Monoblock Calipers
Buddy Club Racing Spec Brake Rotors

Exterior Modifications: 
Gatorwrap custom laminated body wrap
Bisimoto Accord GT Decal Pack kit
Bisimoto Accord GT Ghost Emblem Kit
Denmatic design scheme
Honda Factory Performance® (HFP®) side skirts, rear and front fascia kit
Carbon Creations GT Concept 2 Wing

Interior Modifications:
Bisimotowerks GT3 racing seats
Bisimotowerks Leather wrapped, hand stitched roll cage
Bisimoto reservoir socks
GJ braided lines


Company Name: DSO Eyewear / MAD Industries

Name of Vehicle:  2013 Honda Accord Sedan by DSO Eyewear/MAD Industries

Vehicle Description:
This 2013 Honda Accord by DSO Eyewear / MAD Industries showcases the Accord’s aggressive new design.  Dressed in striking White Orchid Pearl accented by a Matte Blue Metallic Wrap by 3M Scotchprint, it catches the eye from every angle.

The cockpit artfully blends a DSO/MAD Industries luxurious appointed Suedezkin covered custom interior, Katzkin Tuscany leather and perforated raven inserts seats detailed in Bone Suedezkin. 

Eibach Pro- Kit Performance springs set the stance on 20″ TSW Mallory Alloy wheels wrapped with Falken AZENIS FK 453 High Performance tires.

Base Vehicle:
2013 Honda Accord EX Sedan
185-hp (SAE Net), 2.4-Liter, 16-Valve, DOHC i-VTEC® 4-Cylinder Engine with Direct Injection
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode
Honda LaneWatch™ Blind Spot Display with camera in passenger mirror

Genuine Honda Accessories:
Aerodynamic styling created by X-Package with a sporty, low-profile custom look
LED Illuminated Stainless door sill trim

Powertrain Modifications:
KN high-performance air filter
AMSOIL dominator motor oils
Odyssey extreme battery
Dual Exhaust System from 2013 Accord Sport model

Chassis Modifications:
Eibach: Pro-Kit Performance Springs front and rear, Lowers vehicle 1.0″ – 1.5″ with Progressive Spring Design for Excellent Ride Quality
MGP: Custom Satin Black Caliper Covers provides an excellent brake appearance upgrade

Wheel Tires:
Falken Tire: AZENIS FK 453 255/354ZR20 the Ultimate Performance Tire
TSW Wheels: Mallory Alloys Matte Black Wheels 20″x 8.5″

Exterior Modifications:
3M 1080 Scotchprint Wrap Film: Matte Blue Metallic Personalized Vehicle Graphics
Sticky Fingers Design: installed the Matte Scotchprint wrap
BASF RM Onyx HD waterborne: DC5800 Clear coat
PIAA: 9006 (low beam), 9005 Extreme White Bulbs (high beam),
H11 fog lamp, bulbs Tera LED Dome Light Bulbs

Interior Modifications
Katzkin Leather Interiors: Midnight Tuscany Leather with Raven Black Perforated Suedezkin inserts appointed with Cream Bone Accent Suedezkin seat insert with matching contrast stitching that sets a luxury upgrade to the seats. Interior appointed items were covered in Bone Suedezkin with Tuscany accents in door panels inserts. The complete Headliner, pillars, package tray were covered in Bone and Raven Black Suedezkin
3M Wraps Interior Parts: selected interior parts in matching 3M Scotchprint Wrap Film to tie in the exterior theme.
Lighting Audio: Competition Grade Audio – System specs LA-4100 4 Channel Amplifier provides 800 watts of RMS power drives a set of LA-1654 series full-range separates, driving the base is a LA- 400 Mono Amplifier to a set of LA-S410 10″ Shallow Sub Woofers are hidden. Lightning Audio Premium Speaker wire.

Miscellaneous Modifications:
SRP Racing pedals: Billet aluminium anodized racing pedals
Escort Inside: 9500IX Radar-Laser-Safety Camera- Detector
Coverking: Stain Stretch custom interior car cover
Signature Wheel and Tire: Provided mounting and balancing
Enfotrace: GPS Tracking System keeps tabs of the location in real-time online via interactive tracking system
Mothers: Polishes – Waxes – Cleaners

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