The subsequent technology Honda Jazz is slated for a world debut later this 12 months. Nevertheless, forward of the unveil, a leaked picture of the brand new hatchback has made its method on-line revealing the all-new design. The leaked picture is that of the 2020 Honda Jazz Sort-R and divulges the fully new design language on the providing. The brand new Jazz will probably be showcased on the 2020 Tokyo Motor Present early subsequent 12 months. Because the picture suggests, the brand new gen Jazz will get an entire redesign, whereas retaining the beneficiant proportions that it’s recognized for.
Notable adjustments on the 2020 Honda Jazz embody the brand new sweptback headlamp design with a thick chrome bar on the honeycomb mesh grille. The automobile is not dramatically totally different in profile from the outgoing mannequin however it does get a totally new look compared. Additionally distinguished is the glasshouse space that has grown greater and can permit extra mild to enter the cabin lending a roomier really feel. The Sort-R model does deliver some sportier parts to the outside together with the bumper, facet skirts, bigger alloy wheels, and a roof mounted spoiler. The grille additionally will get the crimson Honda emblem, which stays particular to the sportier fashions within the firm’s steady.
Whereas the rear is not seen, count on to see new wraparound LED taillights and a revised bumper as a part of the adjustments. The 2020 Honda Jazz may also get a totally new inside and former spy pictures have conveyed a floating touchscreen infotainment system, new steering wheel and instrument console as a part of the adjustments. As all the time, count on Honda to utilise house extra effectively on the Jazz, permitting extra room on the entrance and rear.
The subsequent technology Honda Jazz will share its underpinnings with the upcoming sixth technology Honda Metropolis. The brand new mannequin will get the i-MMD twin-motor hybrid powertrain in Japan, along with a 1.Zero-litre turbo petrol and 1.2-litre i-VTEC naturally aspiration petrol engine. A 1.5-litre motor will make it beneath the hood of the Jazz Sort-R and can reportedly churn out as much as 220 bhp. That positive sounds promising!
That stated, whereas India will get the following technology Honda Jazz, odds are the Sort-R model will probably be given a miss. As a substitute, Honda Automobile India is prone to deliver the hatchback again with the 1.2-litre petrol i-VTEC and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engines that will probably be upgraded to BS6 emission norms. Transmission choices may embody the CVT, and a 6-speed handbook. The subsequent technology Honda Jazz will go on sale internationally subsequent 12 months, whereas the India launch may be anticipated someday in 2021.
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