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India-bound Honda Brio Amaze revealed on Facebook

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 1:19 PM by
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India-bound Honda Brio Amaze revealed on Facebook

Unofficial pictures of the India bound Honda Brio Amaze has been posted on Facebook just two days before its worldwide launch in Thailand on November 23. The visuals show us that the new sedan based on the Brio hatchback has a re-designed front grille, different alloy wheels, a larger rear door, a boot and re-profiled back end.  

 

 

The facebook page also reveales that the car will be called the Brio Amaze - this we will be able to verify only on the Thailand launch day. Inside, compact sedan is expected to have a bench with fresh fabric colour, but otherwise Honda is likely to retain most of the interior and underpinnings from the hatchback to keep costs down. 

The Brio Amaze will be launched here in 2013 and will be the Japanese automakers first diesel model in the country. It will be a sub-four metre sedan in India and will compete with cars like Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios, Tata Indigo CS and soon-to-be-launched Mahindra Verito CS. The petrol engine for the sedan is expected to be the same 1.2-litre i-VTEC from the Jazz and the Brio, to avail tax benefits. It might have slightly better power ratings. 

The diesel engine for the Amaze will be based on the 1.6-litre Earth Dreams unit that powers the Honda Civic in Europe. The cubic capacity will be reduced to little less than 1.5-litres – once again to avail tax benefits as per Indian regulations. The same diesel engine will later also power the new versions of the Brio, Jazz and the City sedan. 

The Facebook page has also posted unofficial prices for the Brio Amaze

  • Brio Amaze S-Manual – 455,500 Baht (Rs 8.2 lakh)
  • Brio Amaze S-Automatic - 494,500 Baht (Rs 8.9 lakh)
  • Brio Amaze V-Manual- 484,500 Baht (Rs 8.7 lakh)
  • Brio Amaze V-Automatic- 523,500 Baht (Rs 9.4 lakh) 

However, we are sure that the Honda will price the car much lower when it is launched in India to ensure that it is able to perform well against the competition.  

 

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