6 June 2017:A raft of exciting new launches from the Japanese automotive giant Honda recently launched the New Jazz as well as the new advanced Sport Hybrid i-DCD system, making Malaysia the only country outside of Japan to do so. The new Jazz Hybrid is the only Sport Hybrid in Malaysia that is priced below RM90,000 and will be ready for delivery in both Petrol and Sport Hybrid variants by next month. Equipped with a new 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine and an electric motor, the New Jazz Hybrid promotes excellent acceleration for a sportier driving experience without forgoing excellent fuel efficiency, saving you litres at the fuel pump. It also offers enhancements unique to the Hybrid model, including Shift-by-Wire for a smoother and sportier gear exchange through the Sport Hybrid i-DCD system, and the 3D Speed Meter Design with a variety of displays such as Energy Flow, Sport Meter, Fuel Economy, Drive Info, Customization and Eco Display within the driver’s line of vision. Speaking at the launch ceremony, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Malaysia, Katsuto Hayashi said, “The decision to launch the Sport Hybrid i-DCD in Malaysia is very much in line with the Malaysian Government’s aspiration to promote Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV). Being the pioneer to introduce Hybrid technology in Malaysia back in 2004 and the first manufacturer to produce Hybrid vehicles locally in 2012, we are committed to produce a good line-up of fun-to-drive yet fuel-efficient vehicles to support the government’s direction and initiatives for the automotive industry.” Well equipped on the safety front, the New Jazz also carries a 5-Star ASEAN NCAP safety rating with equipment like Brake Assist (BA) and Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) available across all variants. The gallery was not found! The gallery was not found!