“The new Amaze is developed and designed to satisfy the needs of many different customers in Asia including Brunei. The Amaze is the perfect choice for customers who are looking for a first sedan that is distinctive with full specifications and available at a very affordable price. More customers will be able to experience the joy of owning and driving a Honda car.” said Loh Kok Sin, Managing Director of Happy Motoring Co Sdn. Bhd.
The grand concept for the new Amaze is Smart Micro Limousine which reflects values of stylish design, compactness, maneuverability and class leading space. The new Amaze design takes Honda’s “man maximum machine minimum” concept to a new level, maximizing the space available for people and minimizing the space required for mechanical components. The efficient packaging of Amaze adopts a right balance between rear occupant space and trunk room which helps to achieve one class above interior space with significantly superior knee clearance, head clearance & leg room inside cabin and offers a class leading boot space of 400L accommodating 2 pieces of medium size luggage and 2 pieces of small size luggage.
In terms of utility, the new Amaze offers convenient storage space located all around. While the front offers a capacious glove compartment and cup holders & bottle holders in the doors and centre console, smart packaging has enabled bottle holder located in the rear doors to accommodate a 1-litre size beverage bottle for pleasant drive experience.
The front grille design and aerodynamic body colour bumper emphasize the sporty image of the car and its wider shape and concave cut profile provides a premium image.
The excellent all round visibility of new Amaze through slender cross section of front pillars, downward- extended side window frame and low-positioned door mirror enhance driver’s confidence when turning and driving on narrow streets. Well-arranged speaker box and head rest position also provides optimum rear visibility.
The new Amaze features a McPherson strut suspension in the front and H-shaped torsion beam rear suspension for stable road handling, excellent road holding ability and comfortable ride. The Electric Power Steering (EPS) delivers easy steering at low speeds and stable steering at higher speeds for a natural, stress-free steering feel.
Powered by a 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, 88 PS@6,000 rpm i-VTEC engine, the new Amaze offers fun driving and unrivalled fuel economy. The Amaze features a unique ECO Lamp that shines green during fuel-efficient driving mode.
The new Amaze is equipped with a host of features for added convenience. The new seat height adjuster has been developed to help provide a comfortable driving position which allows adjustment of seat height position up to 50mm.
The new Amaze is competitive priced that provides great value for money and is factory-fitted with sporty alloy wheels, front fog light and power retractable door side mirrors with turn indicators. The newly designed alloy wheel with solid cut design makes the wheel look bigger and delivers dynamic and elegant driving performance.
Other standard features include keyless entry, power windows front and rear, electrically adjustable door side mirrors, tilt adjustable steering wheel, steering-mounted audio control switch, integrated USB and AUX-in audio system and rear centre armrest with cup holders.
The new Amaze comprehensive safety features include a G-force Control (G-CON) technology safety body structure. The Advanced Compatibility EngineeringTM (ACE) body enhances self-protection while mitigating damage to other vehicles in the event of a collision. The front body structure of the new Amaze is equipped with pedestrian injury mitigation technology designed to absorb impact energy. Like the front, the rear also has a shock absorbing structure which protects occupants in case of a rear crash.
The new Amaze features a host of Honda’s active and passive safety technologies including Dual SRS airbags, Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) which prevents wheel locking and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) which enhances braking performance. The driver-side features the latest technology i-SRS airbag system with continuously staged inflation which can accommodate a broad range of occupant positions and potential collision situations.
Other safety features include impact-mitigating headrests and front 3-point ELR pretentioner seat belts system with load limiters that pre-emptively tighten the belt to prevent the occupant from jerking forward in a crash while limiting the load placed on the chest area.
The new Amaze is available in 5-speed manual and 5-speed auto transmission. It comes in five colours including Taffeta White, as well as Crystal Black Pearl, Carnelian Red Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic and Urban Titanium Metallic.
The new Amaze will be on display at Gadong main showroom tel: 242 8328 and Kuala Belait showroom at Jalan Jaya Negara tel: 333 7228. The public are welcome to test drive the new Amaze sedan.
The link to the new Honda AMAZE webpage: http://www.happy-motoring.com/v2_amaze/
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