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Auto Expo 2018: Honda Unveils Next Generation Amaze, Civic and All New CR-V

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| February 7 , 2018 , 16:32 IST

Honda Cars on Wednesday unveiled the Second Generation Honda Amaze at the Auto Expo 2018.

This is the World Premiere of the 2nd Generation Honda Amaze and the car is scheduled to be launched in India in FY 2018-19. Takahiro Hachigo, President & Representative Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. was present at the Auto Expo.

The Japanese carmaker also unveiled the much-awaited 10th Generation Civic and the all New 5th Generation Honda CR-V. This makes the comeback of Civic in the Indian market after skipping the 9th Generation.

We had informed our readers in October Last year that the company was looking forward to launching six models in the Indian market in the coming three years.

Also read:Honda To Come Up With 6 New Cars In India. Know All About them Here!

Honda CR-V and the globally acclaimed Civic will both be introduced in petrol & diesel in India.

Speaking on the occasion Takahiro Hachigo, President & Representative Director of Honda Motor said, “In 2017, Honda provided our products and joys to over 30 million customers around the world. The automobile products accounted for 5.3 million of our global sales and India was a great contributor. We are committed to the Indian market and aim to launch six models in the coming three years. Today we announce three of those models – All New Amaze, All New CR-V and much awaited 10th Gen Civic which will be launched in India in FY 18-19." 

Key Models exhibited by Honda at it's 'Future Forward' booth: 

All New 2nd Generation Honda Amaze (World Premiere) 

The 2nd Generation Amaze boasts an all-new bold design, a sophisticated & spacious interior, an efficient powertrain, outstanding driving dynamics with strong focus on stability and ride performance and is equipped with latest in safety technologies & convenience features. A compact size of 4m exceptionally realizes an aerodynamic sleek sedan form with large bonnet and well-defined trunk that along with dynamic & powerful lower body delivers an all-new striking look to the model. 



All New 5th Generation Honda CR-V (India Premiere)
 
The all-new 5th Generation Honda CR-V comes with bold and sophisticated new styling featuring LED headlights and tail lights, LED Daytime Running Lights, a sharp-lined front grille enhancing a stronger look, and new sporty-designed alloy wheels. It's interior is an evolutionary design that gives a serene, spacious and comfortable feel. The spacious cabin offers more comfort and is ready to fit all lifestyles with option of third-row seating. 



10th Generation Honda Civic (India Premiere) 

With its athletic stance and advanced aerodynamic styling, the 10th Generation Civic sedan boasts a youthful, premium and sporty new style that advances Civic design into the next era. The Interior features high quality materials & design lines that offer a sporty and premium sense including a spacious cabin. The much awaited Civic will be available in both petrol & diesel engine options when launched in India.



Honda Sports EV Concept (Concept Model) 
As a concept model on display, the Honda Sports EV Concept combines EV performance and AI (artificial intelligence) inside a compact body with the aim to realize the joy of driving the user can feel with a sense of unity with the car. 



Honda NeuV (Concept Model) 
The Honda NeuV is an EV concept model that explores the potential of mobility products, which will further be expanded, by automated driving technologies and AI. NeuV judges the driver’s state of stress based on facial expressions and/or tone of voice and provides assistance to the driver to support safe driving, and by learning the driver’s lifestyle and preferences, provides suggestions to the particular driver, realizing communication between driver and mobility. 



Clarity Fuel Cell (Honda’s most advanced Zero Emission Vehicle) 
Honda was one of the first automakers to begin focusing attention on hydrogen as a possible solution for issues such as global warming and depletion of fossil fuels. Clarity Fuel Cell is Honda’s most advanced zero emissions vehicle and is the first fuel cell sedan to house the entire stack underneath the bonnet, making the cabin spacious enough to carry five occupants. 



UNI-CUB ß (beta) 
One of the most fascinating and attractive demonstration at the Honda Pavilion is of the UNI-CUB ß personal mobility device which features the world's first omni-directional driving wheel system that makes possible the same freedom to move forward, backward, laterally and diagonally that people enjoy when walking by simply shifting the body weight. 



Honda SENSING 
At Auto Expo 2018, Honda pavilion also showcased Honda SENSING, the new suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies that can help sensing things you might miss while driving. Honda SENSING operates to detect and take action to avoid situations such as one-car accidents, collisions, pedestrian injuries, and missed road signs. Honda SENSING provides safety, while keeping driving fun.