Spied – First image of a production-spec Honda Mobilio MPV testing in Indonesia emerges
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The Honda Mobilio MPV was unveiled at the 2013 Indonesia International Motor Show last week. The Mobilio will be launched in the Indonesian market early next year and an Indian launch could also happen in 2014.
Here is the first spy image of a production-spec Mobilio that was caught testing in Indonesia. The Mobilio seen here is painted in a silver color (referred in Honda’s language as ‘Alabaster Silver’) and it seems to be the top-end model, which will be called as the ‘E’ grade in Indonesia.
We must point out that the alloy wheels seen here are different from that of the show car. While the show car came with 10-spoke diamond-cut alloy wheels, seen here are silver-colored 10-spoke alloys of a more conventional pattern. Apart from this, the Mobilio seen here remains true to the prototype that was shown at the Indonesia Motor Show.
That engine in question is a 1.5-liter i-VTEC borrowed from the Honda City. It produces a similar 118PS and 144Nm of torque on the Mobilio. Indonesia gets an option of a 5-speed manual and a CVT gearbox. India will also get the 1.5-liter diesel powerplant already seen on the Amaze.
Indonesian prices for the Mobilio range from 150-180 million Indonesian Rupiah (INR 8.41 lakhs to INR 10.09 lakhs).
[Image from Autonetmagz]