And the big day has finally come as the new generation Honda City is being unveiled today in India. Autoportal India's representative has already reached the event where the presentation ceremony is taking place. Stay tuned for minute to minute updates of the global unveiling of the new City, which will now have a diesel powertrain as well.
Update 1: Meanwhile Honda unveils the fourth generation Honda City check out all three generation of Honda City being put up at the event.
Update 2: Just few more mintues, and we will see Honda City in an all new avatar and yes a diesel engine finally.
Update 3: What makes the all new Honda City an even more desirable product is the availability of diesel powertrain now. Yes the next gen Honda City carry the 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel powertrain, which also does its duty to the Amaze. However, the engine will be tuned for more power.
Update 4: The fourth generation Honda City model is developed and designed for India, says official.
Update 5: Honda official talks about the kind of response the new generation Honda Jazz/Fit received in the home market Japan. It recorded over 62,000 bookings within one month. superb, isn'tt it?
Update 6: New Honda City will meet the expectation and aspirations of the Indian buyers, adds official.
Update 7: Honda official also confirms that the new City will be made available both in the petrol and diesel engine options. And India will be a hub for the all new City.
Update 8: The diesel engine that the new Honda City will have a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine and will be the most fuel efficient car in its league.
Update 9: Honda promises to keep bringing in the high quality products in future and in return expects to receive the same love from India.
Update 10: New Honda City has been confirmed to be launched in January 2014.
Update 11: Honda has sold 2.2 million units of City since its launch in 1996 in 55 countries including India.
Update 12: Honda leaves behind its competitors by its sportier design, comfortabe driving, safety and fuel efficiency, says official.
Update 13: New Honda City has taken its design inspiration from exciting H Design concept, which will be seen in all the upcoming models of Honda. Honda's 'Man Maximum Machine Minimum' philosophy has always helped the company design unique cars, and new Honda City is no different.
Update 14:Honda now explains the exterior and design of the all new City. The new city gets a sleek crossmotion exterior and layered floating cockpit interior. Also, it has a clear-cut side panel with dynamic and powerful rear fender. The new car now has 60mm more leg space, 40mm more shoulder room, and 79mm more knee room, thanks to the extended wheelbase (2600mm).
Update 15:Now we bring you the pictures of all new Honda City, for which we all were eagerly waiting for months.
New Honda City design philosophy
New Honda City engine options- As mentioned above Honda City will be made available both in petrol and diesel engine options. Below given are the pictures of both the engines.