Thursday, September 8, 2011



June 18

th 2011 : Honda India is all geared to unfold it

s eagerly awaited small car Ho

nda Brio and envisages to capture t


small car

segment with its hot quotient. Come October and this mini wagon will be available forthe Indian customers. Honda India earlier failed to woo the small car lo

vers in India with Honda Jazz, however this time its small car Honda Brio has already created a hysteria long before its launch. The Japanese autobiggie is expected to price this s

mall car competitively and it is said that Honda Brio price will be somewhere between Rs4 to 5 lakh. The new small car from Honda India will come affixed with 1.2 litre 1-VTEC engine. Honda Brio will also adorn features like ABS ,airbags and will offer high fuel efficiency.

Honda Brio Description :

Although late, Honda has made entry in the Indian hatchback market and that too with nothing less that best. Honda Brio bagged great applaud from viewers when it was first displayed at the New Delhi Auto Expo and there started the story of its popularity. Since then Honda Briois the most awaited model from the

Honda empire. The car has its hint even in the Bangkok Motor Show where the viewers agreed that this is one of its kind and have never been seen a model like this in Honda store.2CV concept is what Honda Brio is built on and with that it has simply

outstanding crease on its body and a forward inclined stance. This styling is something you will go crazy for and to increase its demand exponentially, Honda has introduced striking color options to choose from.

The car's rear is the main selling feature of the car. Honda Brio is given back lights at a lower end and the rear is all made with glass. This concept of all glass back is something rarely seen in the segment andthat what makes its looks go unique in market. If you ever see a Honda Brio drivingin front of you, you will surely end up admiring those little detailing done with its back glass with smoked out effect and low lined lamps.

The first hatchback from Honda, Honda Brio is powered by 1.2-litre Honda Jazz engine which is planned to get 1 litre motor in the near future. The wonderful car gives a displacement of 1198 cc which is one of the best figure to have in terms of engine in the hatchback segment. The engine used in Honda Brio runs on pet

rol and can give a peak power of 89 Bhp at 6200 rpm and beating torque of 110 Nm at 4800 rpm.

The length of the car measures 3.6 metres which assures roomy interior and decent boot space. With this size in car, the control over drive also becomes interesting and you can

rely on it after the Honda Jazz's driving experience. With its upmarket feature, Honda Brio makes a unique identity in market and w

ill surely be a hit in the Indian market.Honda Brio is a newly styled hatchback which is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine which is taken from Jazz. The B-segment car's powertrain is capable of producing apex power of 89 Bhp @ 6200 rpm and the peak torque given by thin powerful

engine is 110 Nm @ 4800 rpm. Honda Brio is the second hatchback from Honda stable which is simply add

ing to its popularity. It is speculated that the exclusive Honda Sedan

will come equipped with 5 speed

manual transmission and 4 Automatic transmission. The steering wheel is expected to come as electronically powered. The suspension system is expected to be Macpherson strut and coil springs for front and rear. And a

ll the wheels would have disc brakes. Front brake would be vented discand rear Drum.

The wonderful car is also expected to carry ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) which will make the breaking system more powerful and reliable. The ABS system helps in case of sudden break application as it controls the car and avoids skidding. The ABS system in Honda Brio is also accompanied with Electric Stability Program (ESP) and Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) which will make the car safe while driving on slippery roads.

The straight competitor of Honda

Brio in market is going to be none other than the sensational Toyota Etios. The first low ranged car from Toyota stable is already creating magic in market and with the launch of Honda Brio, the two products will be faced to tough competition. Other than Etios, in market Honda Brio also has to face Tata Manza, Nissan Micra and Polo.

The four door sedan Honda Brio is second sedan from Honda, first being Honda Jazz, which was admired a lot for its superior engine. The model was not a big success in market as the company was not able to price it competitively. Company has big expectations from its new hatchback and thus exceptional features are embedded in it so that it becomes competitive in market.

Honda Brio is given superior designing and is capable of seating 5 people at a time. The upper grille is simply attractive and the back looks makes it stand out in segment. The designing of this car bears some touch of General Motor's car designing. The B segment car has rear side bigger and alluring. The looks from front and rear shows the tremendous work done on the designing of Honda Brio. The B segment hatchback is given superior interior with comfort features without compromising safety in car. Apart from this, the car is expected to have 2 airbags for front seaters. It is also expected to be loaded with projector beam headlamps, EPS Stability control and pushbutton keyless start.

Honda Brio Models

Honda Brio is available in five speed manual transmission and 4 automatic transmission. By now for Indian markets no relevant information on variants of Honda Brio is revealed by the company. As soon as the company make an official announcement on the variables of this superb hatchback, we will bring you the update right here, so stay tuned.

Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy

Honda Brio, the stunning model from Honda, has been loaded with a 1.2-litre, i-VTEC petrol engine with 4 cylinder 16 valves SOHC. The 1198cc engine is capable enough to produce 89 Bhp of peak power at 6200 rpm (MT). While it churns 110 Nm rpm of peak torque at 4800 rpm. Honda Brio is built on superior engineering which brings ti it ultimate fuel efficiency and less emissions. With the help of this and other engine technologies, the car gives striking 14 kmpl in city and 20 kmpl at highway. A good figure to flaunt in Indian hatchback segment.


The all new Honda Brio is likely to be fitted with 1.2-litre, 4 cylinder 16 valves, SOHC, i-VTEC petrol engine with 5 speed manual transmission and 4 Automatic transmission. The top power delivery is 89 Bhp @ 6200 rpm and the peak torque of 110 Nm @ 4800 rpm is expected. The power and torque figures are much impressive as against other hatchback in the segment. The powerful engine is manufactured to house SOHC system which avails comfortable breathing of engine leading to better fuel efficiency and more power.


Honda Brio is about to get its official launch in Indian markets and by now the company has not disclosed any exact information about the specifications, colors and features however we expect the company to introduce interesting colors and at the time photographs show beautiful grape green and pure silver color models. Keep visiting the page for more update on colours.

Acceleration and Pick Up

As we mentioned under earlier headings that the Honda Brio is loaded with 1.2-litre, 4 cylinder 16 valves, SOHC, i-VTEC petrol engine. The engine generates 89 bhp of top power at 6200 rpm. The maximum torque is 110 Nm at 4800 rpm. The powerful engine of Honda Brio promises easy handling and control along with zippy acceleration. With these spectacular figures and light weight body, the car is expected to give good acceleration and pick up.

Honda Brio Exteriors

Exterior Appearance

Honda Brio is a four door B segment hatchback which is given simply outstanding style and anonymous looks. The front view of the car is falling with elegant curve. The front is a little low-slung and seems serene. The nose of the car sports bigger and aggressive symbol of Honda. The head lights looks like sharp cat eyes which makes the car look different and impressive. The upper and lower grille are melted in a wonderful shape. This truly bring appeal to the vehicle. The indicators are again placed inside the eye shape head lights. The side if this car is front falling and this is made far more attractive with elegant crease.

The outside rear view mirrors lack LED turn indicator and comes in body color only. These outside mirrors might not have automatic control. The rear view of Honda Brio is upswing and wider which is certainly the discriminating feature of the hatchback.

The back lights are not lying in traditional style but are placed on extreme corners with all glass rear giving it a beautiful finish. A view from side seems beautiful as the windows are shaped in very peculiar way never seen before in market. There is a shed coming out from the all glass back which gives it a unique look and will stick your eyes to it. The number plate is also placed in an elegant way in a little engraved portion made for it exclusively.

Exterior Measurements

Honda Brio is a four door mid size hatchback which can seat 5 passengers at a time. The car's overall length is 3610 mm, width 1680 mm and overall height is 1475 mm. This gives the car a wonderful and compatible look. The compact size will make its handling easy and comfortable.

Honda Brio Interiors

Interior Appearance

As we all know that Honda is known for styling its cars in a unique way, especially interiors of the cars. Here the all new model, Honda Brio, has bought many features to make its image far more prominent. At this point of time looking at the interiors of Honda Brio all we can say is that is has not only outstanding interiors but also high quality features. The car is destined to attract the Indian customers by keeping their needs in mind. The cabin sports beautiful and technologically advanced features with huge legroom and headroom inside the car. The electronically powered steering wheel is beautiful and Strong and lack audio controls. The dashboard of Honda Brio gives a little retro hint and the music player is embedded horizontal with the instrument panel. The upmarket feel of Honda Brio comes from smattering of plenty of beige and chrome and circular chromes. The company has given due attention to its storage space and other comfort features.

The boot space is commendable in Honda Brio and the rear seats are expected to be of folding type. The front seats are also expected to be adjustable.

Interior Comfort

Honda Brio is a beautiful four door hatchback which is designed to accommodate 5 passenger at a time. To seat this number of passengers comfortably, the cabin is given a spacious design. At the front seats, good space is provided by fitting comfortable yet compact seats. Little detailing like cup-holders and comfortable head rest is also included for better comfort during long journey. The front seats are also given comfortable head and legroom area. The seats might get adjusted as per the convenience of passengers. Looking at the rear seats, you will find good space and comfort which can be best used on long journey. Good attention is given to individual space through comfortable leg room and enough area for arms.

Interior Measurements

The front seats of Honda Brio are made movable so that a person can adjust it as per his/her physique. The armrests and cup holders confirm sheer pleasure n being this styling car from Honda. The front and rear headroom is very nice and roomy with all necessary comfort features. The car will assure best in segment boot space and overall interior comfort.

When it is about Honda we can always rely on comfort and space at the same time. And keeping up to its image, Honda has inculcated many detailing in Honda Brio to make it the best choice of customers.

Engine Capacity and Performance

The beautiful hatch back Honda Brio, is reported to launch in India with great enthusiasm so as to people would forget the bad times faced by Honda Jazz. The petrol engine is a 1.2-litre, 4 cylinder 16 valves, SOHC, i-VTEC petrol engine. The mill of the Honda Brio is capable of generating 89 Bhp of peak power @ 6200 rpm. Nevertheless, the maximum torque output is 110 Nm @ 4800 rpm.

The engineering used n the engine assure a stand out performance and great fuel efficiency. The power and torque output from the engine makes it a powerful model to go for in a hatchback segment.


Honda Brio about to introduce in India is expected to come with 15 inch steel wheels. However, the exact information about the tyre specification is not available. The wheelbase is kept at good level which is helpful in keeping a good control over the drive. The drive will be made not just fun but also safe with this good grip on road.

Braking and Handling

Honda Brio is a beautiful sedan from Honda and has to compete with Toyota Etios. The vehicle is supposed to be loaded with vented with Front Disk, Rear Drum breaks. The braking system might be equipped with Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), Electric Stability Program (ESP) along with the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS). Such sophisticated technology in braking system keeps the drive safe and assures good control in case of sudden breaks on slippery roads. The Honda Brio will have latest shock absorbers installed. The fork would be Macpherson strut and coil springs to add to great comfort for all passengers. All the above mentioned features turn your ride to fun drive without compromising comfort.

Handling and Safety

When it is about safety, Honda leaves no stone unturned. The company is known for giving best to its customers in terms of safety. The broad wheelbase and compact body assures a full control over a ride. The car will be blessed with two airbags on front seats to ensure high level safety in case of sudden jerk. This keeps the driver and front seated passenger safe from severe accidents. Maruti Kizashi Airbag PicturesThe car might be provided with Advanced electronic stability program with traction control system (TCS) , i-VSP Intelligent vehicle stability program (AWD models only) , ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD and Brake assist function.

Stereo and Accessories

Honda Brio is expected to be driven to India loaded with high technology audio system which is loaded with high quality speakers and bluetooth connectivity. The music system is expected to be higly advanced and integrated with Usb ports so that you can play your favourite music from any source.

New SKODA LAURA Launches 2011

Skoda India launches a stripped

down variant of the Skoda Laura Ambiente, the new 2011 Skoda Laura 1.8 TSi Classic in India at a price tag of Rs. 12.25 lakh. The new variant is a very heavily stripped down version of the Ambiente missing a long list of features. Basically, this can be seen as Skoda’s take on the “Corporate Edition” launches by BMW.

The new Laura Classic has been stripped of a long list of features. Check out the list below :

Alloy Wheels

Height adjustment for driver and front passenger seats

Lumbar support adjustment for driver and front passenger seats

Front center armrest

Central infotainment system

Škoda Swing audio player

Audio Auxiliary

Adjustable rear air conditioning vents on rear center console

Leather wrapped steering wheel, gearshift knob and brake lever

Storage compartment under the front passenger seat

Cooled Jumbo box under front armrest

Eyewear compartment

Front fog lights

Parktronic sensors and speaker at rear

Parktronic display on central infotainment system

On the brighter side of things, the new Laura Classic comes with the same 1.8 TSi engine as on the Ambiente, so that means one does not have to compromise atleast in terms of power. Also, the new Laura Classic could prove to be Skoda’s take on the Fiat Linea T-Jet, which till now was competing with the likes of the Honda City and Volkswagen Vento