Remember we recently reported that the all new City sedan would be unveiled this month? Now, it has emerged that the new gen Honda City, which will come equipped with a diesel engine option, will make its public debut on November 25!
Worth mentioning is the fact that the City, which was the first car from Honda Cars India, has played a vital role in enabling the carmaker to establish a strong foothold in the country. Until recent years, the City used to be the car maker’s bread and butter model and has given quite a few sleepless nights to makes of rivaling sedans.
However, thanks to Indian car market’s fast growing affinity for cars with diesel engines, sales of Honda City have taken a big hit. The condition is so bad that the manufacturer hasn’t been producing the C segment sedan since a couple of months. Last month, the car maker couldn’t even post a triple digit sales figure for the City.
There are good chances that all this would change with the advent of the next gen City. The 2014 Honda City will be bigger than the current model and would come with a considerably longer features list. Also, as we said above, it would come with a diesel engine option. There are good chances that the diesel motor that would power the new City is the same oil burner that powers the Amaze. However, we expect that it would produce higher performance figures for the City.
Aesthetically, the car could be similar in styling to the new Crider sedan. Hence, the car would borrow plenty of design cues from the Concept C study. The front of the car would be characterized by a liberal sprinkling of chrome on the front grille and by the DRLs. The car is likely to have a swooping roofline, which would help in imparting a hint of sportiness to the design. At the rear, the car will come with wrap around tail lights.
The upcoming 2014 Honda City has good chances to become the game-changer in its segment.
via Team BHP