March 4, 2021

All new Metropolis to come back with highest security requirements, linked options: Honda

NEW DELHI: Honda Vehicles India on Wednesday stated the upcoming model of its mid-sized sedan will include highest security score and supply linked options with Alexa distant functionality.

The fifth era Metropolis, which is ready to be launched subsequent month, will include BS-VI compliant petrol and diesel energy trains, the auto main stated in a press release.

“The fifth era Honda Metropolis embodies supremacy in its each element, starting from its styling, efficiency, house, consolation, connectivity and security,” Honda Vehicles India Ltd (HCIL) stated.

In an trade first transfer and in keeping with rising utilization development of good gadgets ecosystem, Metropolis is India’s first linked automobile with Alexa distant functionality, it added.

The Japanese automaker stated the brand new mannequin adheres to ASEAN N-CAP five-star security score equal.

The petrol variants of the brand new Metropolis will include 1.5-litre powertrain mated with six velocity handbook and 7 velocity constantly variable transmission (CVT).

The handbook trims will return gasoline effectivity of 17.eight km/litre whereas the CVT trims will ship 18.four km/litre, the corporate claimed.

The diesel trims, which can include 1.5-litre engine mated to a six velocity handbook transmission, will ship gasoline effectivity of 24.1 km/litre, it added.

The corporate stated the mannequin shall be wider and longest in its phase.

Speaking concerning the options, Honda stated the car will include 20.three cm touchscreen show audio system with smartphone connectivity, sunroof, six airbags, multi-angle rear digital camera, tyre strain monitoring system, amongst others.

The primary era Honda Metropolis was launched in India in January 1998, the second era in November 2003, third era in September 2008, fourth era in January 2014 and has cumulatively offered eight lakh items to date.

The mannequin is at the moment offered in 60 international locations with cumulative gross sales of 40 lakh items globally and is the main model of Honda in Asia and Oceania area.