Honda Jazz Si spews venom at Geneva
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So many glitzy launches have taken place at Geneva. Honda has also entered the party showing a hot version of the Honda Jazz. Called the Honda Jazz Si, it is Honda attempt to make the Jazz, a conventional family car, into a hot hatch. Developed by Honda Research and Development Europe, the Honda Jazz Si benefits from:
- Revised front and rear bumpers
- Deep valances and prominent side skirts
- 16’ inch alloy wheels with low profile tyres
- Tinted privacy glass
- Black and silver supportive seats
- Leather-trimmed steering wheel and gearshift lever
- Automatic climate control
- Cruise control
- LED rear combination lamps
- Remote audio controls on the steering wheel
- USB socket,
- Powered and retractable door mirrors
- 1.4-litre i-VTEC with 100 PS and peak torque output of 127Nm
- revised suspension settings
- New dampers are combined with a larger front anti-roll bar
- Revised electric power-steering system
Alongside the Jazz Si, Honda has also showcased Honda Jazz Idle Stop, essentially a Honda Jazz with a start-stop function to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. However, the driver can choose to switch off the system if he wishes to do so.