Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (HATC), Honda’s automobile production and sales subsidiary in Thailand, has unveiled the BRIO urban commuter car. The starting price will be 399,900 baht (US$13,300), with an annual sales plan of 40,000 units.
|The BRIO. Click to enlarge.|
The BRIO is equipped with Honda’s 1.2-liter 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine delivering 90 hp (67 kW), with fuel economy of 5 L/100km (47 mpg US). Emissions from the Brio meets Euro 4 emission standards.
BRIO features Honda’s safety technologies including dual SRS front airbags, disc brakes, Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) which prevents wheel locking and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) which enhances braking performance. (available in all versions).
Incorporating Honda’s G-Force Control (G-CON) technology, the BRIO’s high-performance body features several outstanding elements that enhance its design, driving performance, ride comfort and collision safety performance. Its high performance body satisfies safety standards for both front and side impacts as specified by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)’s regulations 94 and 95, respectively.