Next gen Honda Amaze bookings started, launch in May 2018
The next-gen Honda Amaze was first displayed at the2018 Auto Expo in India. This is the 2nd gen model of the Amaze to be launched in India and is built on a brand new platform. In fact, it will also be getting an updated 1.5-litre diesel engine which will blend out more power. The car has been mainly considered in Thailand, but with inputs from Honda Cars India’s engineering team. The good news is that Honda car dealers have already started taking bookings for the new-gen Amaze. Interested buyers will have to pay a token amount of Rs.21, 000 to make the bookings. The Amaze has always been a good performer in terms of sales for Honda Car India and the new-generation model promises to be vastly improved in terms of design and features.
The face of the new-gen Amaze has been inspired from the Accord, with a fresh new grille, newly designed headlamp cluster and a new, bolder bumper as well. The silhouette of the car too has changed, getting a slightly lowered roof-line in order to make it more aerodynamic. In all probability, the car will be offered with the same 1.2-litre petrol engine, which is on offer on the current model. As we mentioned earlier in the story, the 1.5-litre diesel could get an update.
The interior too will have updates, with the biggest one being a new 7-inch touch screen infotainment system that will have Smartphone integration, navigation and so on. The new-gen Amaze has its work cut out, going head-to-head with established rivals such as the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Tigor/Zest and the Ford Aspire (Ford will soon launch a new, updated version of the Aspire). Keep watching this space as we will update you with the latest information on the launch timeline of the new-generation Honda Amaze.