New Honda Amaze 2018 India Launch Today; Watch LIVE Streaming and Online Telecast of Sedan's India Debut
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Honda Cars India finally will be launching the second generation Honda Amaze sub-compact sedan in India today that made its global debut at Auto Expo 2018 earlier this year. The next-gen Honda Amaze is based on the new platform and design which will be equipped with host of new features and equipment. Once launched in the country, the new Honda Amaze sedan will take on the third generation Maruti Dzire and other sub-compact sedan in the segment. See More: 2018 Honda Amaze Launching in India Tomorrow; Expected Price, Specifications, Features, Images & Variants

The sedan will be based on the new 2UA platform which is expected to underpin the upcoming next-generation Brio. The Japanese car maker has already started dispatching the new Amaze to the authorised dealerships across the country and the deliveries will commence soon after the launch. The new generation Amaze sedan will be offered in 4 trim levels- E, S, V and VX. Read More: 2018 Honda Amaze Variant Details Leaked Ahead of Launch; Price in India Likely to Start from Rs 5.5 Lakh

On the exterior front, the all-new Honda Amaze comes with revised appearance and design compared to the outgoing model. The sedan will be feature loaded with new equipment likes 7-inch infotainment system, paddle shifters, cruise control function, ABS and dual front airbags and much more. See More: Honda Amaze 2018 India Launch Likely on May 16; Expected Price, Features, Specifications & Other Details

On the mechanical front, the new 2018 Honda Amaze will be seen in both petrol and diesel engines likewise the current model. Borrowing the same powertrain options, the new Honda Amaze will be powered by 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines. The former will be tuned to develop 87 bhp of max power and 100Nm of peak while the former will produce 98.6 Bhp of power with 200 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties on the new Amaze will be carried out by 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. However, a CVT unit will be offered on both petrol and diesel as an option. Also Read: New Honda Amaze 2018: Price in India, Launch Date, Bookings, Images, Interior, Features & Specs

As the new Amaze will be based on the new platform, it will be comparatively lighter than the outgoing model thus increasing the fuel efficiency of the sedan. While the petrol variants will return mileage of 19.5kmpl and 19 kmpl for manual and CVT variants, the diesel variants will proffer mileage of 27.4 kmpl and 23.8 kmpl for manual and CVT respectively. Read More: 2018 Toyota Yaris Vs Honda City Vs Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz: Price, Features, Specifications Comparison

The all-new Honda Amaze sedan is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh (ex-showroom). The next-generation Amaze will be pitted against the likes of Tata Tigor, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Volkswagen Ameo, and forthcoming Ford Aspire facelift. Watch the event live here