Honda Cars India Limited has introduced the top-spec Honda Amaze VX CVT variant. It's noteworthy here that until now, the automatic transmission option was available exclusively in S and V grades. The petrol-powered version is available at INR 8.56 Lakh*, while the oil-burner-equipped model costs INR 9.56 Lakh*.
The new generation Honda Amaze made its public debut at the 2018 Auto Expo and was launched in India on 22 May 2018. It registered a sales figure of 9,789 units in the first month of its launch, which made it the second-best-selling sub-4-metre sedan in the country. The Maruti Dzire-rival is available in four trims - E, S, V, and VX. Until now, the availability of the CVT was restricted to the S and V grades.
The second-gen Honda Amaze employs a 1.2-litre petrol engine that dishes out 88.7 bhp of maximum power at 6,000 rpm and 110 Nm of peak torque at 4,800 rpm. Also available is a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine that pushes out a maximum power of 98.6 bhp at 3600rpm and a peak torque of 200 Nm at 1,750rpm.
Speaking on the launch of the Honda Amaze VX CVT, Mr Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President and Director, Sales & Marketing, Honda Cars India Ltd. said-
The 2nd Generation Honda Amaze set a new benchmark in its segment with over 20% of our customers opting for advanced CVT variants in both petrol and diesel. We are delighted to introduce the new VX CVT variant of Honda Amaze to complete the top spec VX range and offer increased choice to our customers.
*All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi