Honda Cars India launches All-New 2nd Generation Honda Amaze in India
Hyderabad, May 16, 2018: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars, today launched its much awaited All-New 2nd Generation Honda Amaze in the Indian market. Built on an all new platform, the 2nd generation Amaze incorporates Honda’s spirit of innovation in research and development aiming to delight the customers. The car offers One Class Above premium experience with its all new bold design, sophisticated & spacious interior, more efficient powertrain, outstanding driving dynamics, advanced features and safety technologies
The all-new Amaze features the First in Industry Diesel CVT Technology in the Indian market, offering powerful and effortless driving experience. This is Honda’s first diesel engine combined with advanced CVT, and India will be the first market to launch this technology.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, “The All New Amaze has been developed keeping the needs and aspirations of Indian customers in mind. It is a big promise from Honda and we are confident that the All New Amaze will become one of the strongest pillar of HCIL business. This model will create new excitement in the segment and will provide us opportunity to expand our business across markets.”
“In line with our commitment to offer latest technologies to the Indian consumers, Amaze comes with advanced Diesel CVT which is Honda’s first such technology in the world and also an industry first in the Indian market,” he added.
The All-New 2nd Generation Honda Amaze has been developed at Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co. Ltd. following extensive market surveys with an aim to exceed the needs and aspirations of Indian customers. India, a key market for Honda globally, is the first country to launch the All-New Amaze.
The model has been developed under the grand concept of ’Amazing Compact Limousine’ represented by its sleek solid design, overwhelming cabin and cargo space within 4 metres and outstanding driving performance with comfortable ride.
The Amaze interiors are designed to achieve comfort beyond its class. The 2nd generation Amaze even surpasses the highly spacious cabin of the previous model, especially for the rear seat, providing a more comfortable ride and a premium feeling. The car offers a host of equipment for comfort, convenience and entertainment for the Indian customers.
The All New Amaze adopts the best of Honda’s powertrains to achieve a perfect balance of performance and fuel economy.
As per test data
110 Nm @ 4800 rpm
MT – 19.5 kmpl
CVT – 19.0 kmpl
200 Nm @1750 rpm
MT – 27.4 kmpl
160 Nm@1750 rpm
CVT – 23.8 kmpl
This is the first time that Honda is using a CVT with a diesel engine. The CVT is highly compatible with the wide torque band of the diesel engine to offer fun and sporty driving. It also offers better, smoother, and more linear acceleration and greater shift control.