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All New Honda Jazz 2014 Officially Launched in Malaysia. Price starts from RM72,800

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The wait is over! Honda Malaysia has officially launched the all new 2014 Honda Jazz. Available for viewing / test-drive / booking in all Honda showrooms nationwide. The all new Honda Jazz is now available in 3 variants – S, E and V variants. 

All 3 variants of the new Honda Jazz comes with the 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC engine which produces 120PS at 6,600rpm and 145Nm of torque. What’s excitingly new in this new model of Honda Jazz is the newly developed ‘Earth Dreams’ technology CVT gearbox. It is reported to claim 17.81km/L of fuel consumption. 

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Though the interior is similar to the current Honda City model, there are still slight differences that you can on the Jazz apart from the City’s interior. On the Jazz, there’s no ECON mode / button, cruise control and also no paddle shifts. What’s special is the rear seats that is able to fold in almost every way. Apart from folding it flat down, you can also have the option to lift up the base of the seat to insert tall items into the car. Both the front seats can also be reclined flat for long items inserting from the back. 

Comes base in all variants includes halogen headlamps, LED tail lamps, ABS, EBD and also brake assist. Grade S will feature a manual air-conditioning system, single-DIN head unit and only 4 speakers, dual airbags and 15″ steel wheels with plastic covers (not sport rims).

 Grade E, on the other hand, will come with much more accessories. Touch panel auto-aircond system, a console box with armrest, leather wrapped steering wheel, 15″ sport rims, 4 speakers, standard double-DIN audio system head unit, dual airbags. The grade E variants adds in hill-start assist, emergency start-stop signal and also VSA (Vehicle Stability Assist).

As for the top ranging Grade V, packed with whole lot of accessories such as 6 airbags, 16″ alloy wheels, 7-inch touch screen with HDMI connectivity, steering is mounted with a hands-free telephone control.

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You can now have an option to customize your Honda Jazz with either Modulo Package or the Mugen Package. The Modulo Package will include bodykit, sport pedals at only RM2,650. Adding on further customization, you can add on foot lights, cargo tray, trunk organizer and side step illumination at only RM1,250. As for the Mugen Package, it will include bodykit, spoiler and Mugen badge at RM4,900

OTR price for the all new 2014 Honda Jazz would be :-
Jazz (Grade S) - RM72,800
Jazz (Grade E) - RM79,800
Jazz (Grade V) - RM87,800

The all new Jazz will be available in few colors – Tinted Silver (new), Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic, Tafetta White, Crystal Black Pearl and Modern Steel Metallic. 5 years warranty with unlimited mileage included. 

Check out the 2014 Honda Jazz gallery below :

All New Honda City 2014 Launched in Malaysia. Price starts from RM75,800

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Honda Malaysia have officially launched the all-new Honda City earlier today. We’ve all seen the preview of the all new Honda City last month. This time, Honda Malaysia is ready to push the highly-anticipated car to the Malaysian market. 

The 4th-generation Honda City will come in 4 variants in our Malaysian market. Starting from Grade S (lowest spec), Grade S+, Grade E and Grade V (highest spec). All 4 models spots a 1.5L i-VTEC engine that produces 120PS at 6,600rpm and 145Nm of torque at 4,600rpm. What’s new is the brand new CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) gearbox that replaces the previous generation’s 5-speed automatic gearbox. No manual transmission introduced for the Honda City unlike the Toyota Vios. 

The advanced new Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) that was developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology to provide the perfect combination of driving performance and fuel economy. Additionally, for the first time, the ECON mode is now a standard feature in the All-New City across all variants to further improve the vehicle’s fuel usage with the push of a button. 

The Honda City does 0-100km/h between 10.5seconds to 10.8seconds. 10.8seconds is for the heavier tyred top ranged Grade V variant. Top speed for all is said to be 190km/h. 

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What differs all 4 of the variants are the accessories that are equipped with. The All-New City is equipped with advanced features such Smart Entry and Push Start button (E and V variant). Wheel size are also different for all 4 models – 15″ steel wheel with cover for S variant, 15″ Alloy rims for S+ and E variant while 16″ Alloy rims will be fitted into the top ranging V variant. 

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A 7″ Display audio system is fitted in Grade V while S+ and E will only get a Standard audio system (like previous generation) and Grade S will spot a Single Din audio player. What’s great is that Honda has equipped 8 speakers into the top ranging Grade V being the most in its segment. While the other variants (S, S+ and E will only get 4 speakers. Multi Information Combination Meter,Rear Ventilation Air Conditioning (E and V variant), 2 USB Jacks (V variant), 3 Power Sockets (E and V variant), 8 Cup Holders and smart storage compartments. The advanced Steering Wheel Hands Free Telephone Control (S+, E and V variant) and Steering Wheel Voice Recognition Control (V variant) are connected with the vehicle’s infotainment system to provide convenience at the driver’s fingertips. 

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Safety wise, the All-New City also offers top safety features that prioritize driver and passengers.It has class-leading 6 Airbags (V variant) (including Dual Front SRS Airbags, i-Side Airbags and Side Curtain Airbags), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) (E and V variant), Hill Start Assist (E and V variant), Emergency Stop Signal (E and V variant) and ISO Fix features. 

All-New City is available in 5 colours: Modern Steel Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Taffeta White, Crystal Black Pearl and a new attractive colour of Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic. 

Price starts from RM75,800 for the S variant and RM78,800 for the S+ variant, RM83,800 for the E variant. The top ranged V variant is priced at RM90,800.

Honda Malaysia offers 5-year warranty with unlimited mileage and service interval is 10,000km to provide further ease to customers to make the City the vehicle of their choice. 

 The All-New City will also come in 2 accessory packages consisting of Honda’s Genuine Accessories (RM1,700) and Honda’s Modulo Package (RM3,200) to enable customers to customize their vehicle. 

Hit the jump for more photos on all variants of the new Honda City

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Honda Announces The All-New Honda Odyssey at KLIMS 2013. Priced from RM228k

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Honda Malaysia has unveiled the new 2013 Honda Odyssey at KLIMS 2013. The new Odyssey was recently launched in Japan 2 weeks ago and it is now at our shores! The Honda Odyssey will be available in 2 variants – the EXV and EX. The Honda Odyssey EX will be priced at RM228,000 while the EXV model will go for RM248,000.

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The new Honda Odyssey is powered by the newly developed 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC Earth Dreams Technology engine which produces 175PS and 225NM. The Odyssey is also fitted with a Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) gearbox. The powertrain offers even better output, torque and fuel efficiency than the engine of the previous model. The new Odyssey also features the ECON mode that ensures fuel-efficient driving with cooperative control while coaching functions changes from white to green indicating economical driving.

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Both the EX and EXV variants features the standard features which includes cruise control, paddle shift, 7” unique display audio, second-row premium Captain Cradle Seats with Ottoman. The higher grade variant – EXV will get the Front independent and Rear auto air conditioning while the EX will only feature a front auto air conditioning and rear vents.

Interior differences between the both variants are the interior trim. The lower grade variant EX will only have ivory colored interior and fabric seats while the EXV will have a black interior with leather seating.

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The New Odyssey features a new “Ultra-Low Floor Platform”, which creates a spacious cabin equivalent to a large class MPV. The ceiling is made to be higher and the floor is lower, this provides roomier space in the interior. On the second row seats, Honda has packed in a cradle seat with Ottoman which provides extra comfort t0 occupants.

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Both the variants of the Odyssey comes with 17-inch Alloy Rims with 215/55 series tyres. Safety wise, Honda has added several advance safety features to offer customers a peace of mind. Its Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure meets both self- protection and damage reduction to other drivers. The All-New Odyssey is equipped with 6- Airbags that consist of Dual Front i-SRS Airbags and i-SRS Side Airbags in the first row and Side Curtain Airbags up until the third row seats. This upper MPV prioritises safety for everyone with G-Force Control (G-CON). Besides that, Honda also offers another Honda’s first in safety while driving – Blind Spot Information with Cross Traffic Monitor (CTA). The Blind Spot Information alerts the driver with a beeping sound should he/she not be aware of a vehicle that is in the blind spot when he/she wants to turn. The CTA gives off a warning whistle when a collision with a cross-approaching vehicle is predicted while backing up the MPV.

The All-New Odyssey is available in 4 colours of White Orchid Pearl, Super Platinum Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl and the Glamorous Mauve Pearl. The new carcomes with a 5-year warranty with unlimited mileage and a service interval of 10,000 km to provide the best ownership experience.

View the gallery below for more shots on the car!

Honda NSX Concept 2014 V6 Sports Hybrid

Honda’s American name for certain of their vehicle, Acura has unveiled a closer version of the all-new NSX model. We’ve a version of the NSX concept in the movie “The Avengers”. Nevertheless, this new NSX model presented was still a concept model but this brings us one step closer to the production model.

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Another interesting of point the all new NSX concept is, the new mid mounted irect-injected V-6 engine mated to Acura’s Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive) system.

The Acura Sport Hybrid SH-AWD is an all-new, three-motor high-performance hybrid system that combines torque vectoring all-wheel drive with advanced hybrid efficiency through the use of three electric motors – one motor integrated with the V-6 engine and two motors driving the front wheels – along with an all-new dual-clutch transmission (DCT). The system enables instant delivery of negative or positive torque to the front wheels during cornering to achieve a new level of driving performance unparalleled by current AWD systems.

Which means, there the new NSX model will be a first of its kind hybrid vehicle with 3 electric motors and all wheel drive.

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 The Acura NSX concept model’s interior is with a theme of “Human Support Cockpit” which delivers Acura’s product direction of the “the synergy between man and machine”. This is the first time ever the NSX concept interior was presented to the world.The minimalistic design without a lot of knobs and controls, and is dressed in a combination of leather and Alcantara with carbon fiber trims used on the dashboard, the elevated center console and the door panels.

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The Honda group’s next supercar – NSX, is still maintain its low and wide stance with the dynamic and alluring proportions. The new front fascia featuring a much less pronounced version of Acura’s beak-like grille with a new carbon fiber structure that also appears on the side vents of the front and rear bumpers. Acura also inserted clear turning signals up front, and an LED strip in the center of both taillights. The rear  diffuser made from visible carbon fiber for styling and better aerodynamics.

Enjoy the gallery below while we awaits the actual production model of Honda’s supercar – Honda NSX 2014

Honda NSX Concept 2014 V6 Sports Hybrid

 

All-New 9th Generation Honda Civic Go ECO With Concept of Smart Advanced Technology

It is such a big surprise that the all-new 9th generation Honda Civic has sold over 135,000 units from January to May 2012 and beating all the other competitors to become the No. 1 choice in its segment in the USA. In reality, this particular model set to launch on next week and replacing the well-liked 8th generation Honda Civic in Malaysia.

 

Today, Honda Malaysia announced that the All-New Civic will soon be making a smart appearance with strings of improvements. Among which are increased fuel economy on all variants, further addition of interactive technologies for personalization and convenience, enhancements to performance, drive and interior styling.

 

 

“Civic has always been the number one choice in its segment. With its futuristic advanced technology, the All-New Civic continues to fulfil customers’ demand for a ride with smart technology. Introduced as a smart sedan with energetic drive, futuristic technology, improved fuel efficiency and new level of comfort, the All-New Civic is designed to connect human and machine more closely,” said Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Malaysia.

 

For Malaysian market, the All-New Civic is readily available in three variants – 1.8L i-VTEC, 2.0L i-VTEC and 2.0L Navi. The 1.8L’s engine remains the same as the existing model but has been enhanced for better fuel consumption. The 2.0L variant now adopts a SOHC i-VTEC engine as compared to the previous DOHC i-VTEC. With this, it is able to achieve better fuel economy yet maintains the much desired driving performance.

 

 

The key aspect of smart technology in the All-New Civic is spelled out in its advanced styling. On the outside, the streamlined silhouette evokes a cleaner but yet energetic impression. The unique mono-form framework clearly embodies grace and style. Complete with redesigned exterior, the car presents a wider spectrum on both the front and the rear. Featuring a futuristic cockpit design, the esteemed two-tier dashboard has been greatly enhanced to match the stylish interior. The overall improvement not only makes driving fun, it gives driver better control, comfortable space and intelligent assistance.

 

With a state-of-the-art multiplex meter, the cockpit resembles a high-tech console that links the main display and a series of other control functions. Through advanced technology, driver is able to access various controls such as audio setting and cruise control from the steering wheel. With a five-inch colour intelligent multi information display (i-MID), informative readings such as fuel consumption, audio details and other supporting information are clearly visible and easy on the eyes. The smart interface concept also promotes safe driving while prompting interactivity between driver and the car.

 

 

Taking smart technology further, the All-New Civic is Honda’s first non-hybrid vehicle fitted with ECO Assist functions, which include the ECON Mode button. When activated, the ECON Mode button combines and performs a series of ECO Assist functions including optimizing control of the Drive By Wire (DBW), Automatic Transmission (AT) Shift Map, air conditioner, engine and related powertrain components. This intelligent combination is able to improve the vehicle fuel efficiency markedly.

 

Furthermore, there is a driver feedback function – the ambient meter display with changing background colours provides real-time guidance to drivers on best ways to achieve higher fuel efficiency.

 

Another noteworthy smart feature is the built-in NAVI operation system. Through the touch screen display, driver is able to navigate from one destination to the next easily while driving. In addition, the new ride also comes with reverse camera that makes reversing a breeze. Smart and advance, the Civic 2.0 variant offers a series of premium features such as Driver Power Seat, Head Lamp auto-off Timer, Smart Entry and Push Start Button, Cruise Control and side SRS Airbag.

 

In addition, the All-New Civic is greatly enhanced with sound proof package to minimise noise for a more comfortable ride that makes driving fun.

 

The All-New Civic has obtained a 5-star EURO NCAP safety rating for occupants and pedestrian. The refined Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure provides improved crash compatibility between vehicles of different size and ride height. It is embedded with front and side Airbags with Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS); anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA). Taking security to a higher level, the Civic has combined the VSA system with an advanced Motion Adaptive EPS (Electric Power Steering) system that helps drivers to control during oversteer and understeer conditions. Furthermore, The All-New Civic complies with the UN R94 Regulation – Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Frontal Collision as all variants features come standard with a sun visor label, rear centre head rest, 3 point ELR safety belt and rear ISO Fix.

 

For individuals that preferred for the hybrid power plant, the All-New Civic Hybrid will also be launch after this, so be patient just wait a little longer. According to Honda Malaysia, the All-New Civic Hybrid is set to be the Advanced Smart Hybrid Sedan with futuristic distinctive efficiency. It will be a 1.5-litre engine instead of 1.3-litre. How futuristic it can be? We are looking forward for this launch as well!!

 

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