Tormented a lot for quite long duration, Honda finally had revealed us the 2014 Jazz just now. On the looks, it is complete similar to that of the brochure spy shots which we had posted some days back, being 60mm enhanced by overall length, and clustered with all new cosmetic as well as technical tweaks.
Coming to the terms technically, Motor Trend – who had got behind the steering of pre production prototypes, says new Jazz will hold four engine options for its bay. Following are the respective technical specifications with regards to the power and torque applied:
- 1.3-liter petrol with CVT gearbox producing 98bhp and 120Nm of torque
- 1.5-liter petrol with 6-speed manual
- 1.5-liter hybrid with 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with 133bhp and 170Nm of torque.
- Yet to be announced diesel engine for Europe and India
On the cosmetic trip, the carmaker has crafted it in the very crispy manner. Crunchy flowing lines all over the body, fine cut works on both the bumpers, and many more to name here in this respective plethora, is toiling the Volkswagen Polo in all the attempts.
Though to comment on it, Honda’s Senior Ride and Handling Engineer, Terumasa Kotada said, “In upping our game, we wanted to make a stronger international competitor, so we benchmarked our Fit on the Polo. The moment you get in the Polo, you notice how low you sit in the car. This instills confidence. And then when you drive the Polo, you notice how low its roll center is and its huge stability levels, instilling even more confidence. To get our desired result, I tested the car extensively on the autobahns in Germany.”
We hope, the statement had answered all our queries about what the newbie will make a difference when it will be rolled out on our respective shores. Expected to go on sales by this September in Japan, we may expect this to come in India by early 2014.