Honda has expanded its Amaze portfolio in India with the launch of the new CNG-ready variant of the family-sedan.

Priced at ₹599,585 (ex-showroom Delhi), the new Amaze 1.2 S MT Plus (i-VTEC) has been specially tuned for CNG compatibility by way of optimising the suspension and a specially prepared wiring harnesses to ensure high level of quality. The new variant gets a 2-year warranty as standard and will be available in cities where CNG fuel is available.

Honda Amaze Sales Figure Touches 88,000 in India; Upcoming Car Launches in 2014
Honda Amaze Sales Figure Touches 88,000 in India; Upcoming Car Launches in

"At HCIL, we constantly work towards enhancing customer experience through our products and services. We are extremely happy to bring the Amaze with a CNG option for our customers, which will not only be cheaper to run and maintain but also eco-friendly," said Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India.

Honda recently launched Amaze VX(O) in the country with Audio-Video Navigation (AVN) package. The AVN includes 15.7-cm touchscreen display that comes with maps and a voice-guided navigation interface and there is also Bluetooth music streaming and telephony, USB, aux, iPod connectivity and MP3 playback, DVD/CD, and AM/FM radio. In addition to this, Amaze has also gotten a restyled and updated speedometer and power folding wing mirrors.

Launched in 2013, Honda Amaze, the family sedan has had a marvellous journey in the India market with over 1.30 lakh customers. Amaze is offered in India in both petrol and diesel engines. Under the hood, the petrol variant of Amaze gets 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine and the diesel model comes with a 1.5 i-DTEC engine.