Clearer and larger full-sized spy photos can be viewed at:
As compared to the spy pictures above, a lot of the design cues of the sedan can be traced to the Accord coupe as pictured below:
As expected, there are no indications whether this model will replace the current 7th gen Accord in Malaysia. However, from the trends observed for the 6th and 7th gen Accords, it is likely that this US model will be the next successor for the current facelifted Accord locally. The pertinent question now is when...H2 2008 or early 2009?