Honda Cars India launches BS-6 compliant Amaze in Petrol and Diesel
India: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today announced introduction of BS-6 compliant version of its popular family sedan Honda Amaze.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President & Director, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd, said, “Honda is committed to bring its latest and advanced environment friendly technologies to the Indian market and today we have introduced BS-6 version of our largest selling model Honda Amaze. It will be available in both Petrol and Diesel. Amaze will be our first BS-6 diesel model in India offering most powerful performance in the segment with best balance of fuel economy.”
Powered by 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine in both manual and CVT versions, Honda Amaze will be the first BS-6 compliant diesel model from Honda in the market. Honda has appliedits advanced exhaust gas after-treatment system with NSC (NOx Storage Catalyst) and DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter)to meet the challenging target of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission in case of diesel engines. Honda's original Silver Thin Coated DPF (STC-DPF) enables reduction of PM combustion time by 40% compared to the conventional DPF.
The petrol model will be equipped with BS-6 compliant 1.2L i-VTEC petrol engine in both manual and CVT.