Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March

CY Foong · Mar 9, 2021 08:15 PM

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March 01

Amidst the launch of the Honda Connect, Honda Malaysia has also said that the long-awaited Honda City RS hybrid variant will begin delivery to customers from this month onwards.

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March 02

Honda’s telematics system which is already available in Thailand since 2018 will be making its Malaysian debut with the City RS. Honda Connect is able to keep track of your car’s location, remind you of its next service date as well as calling the emergency if you’re involved in a collision.

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Also read: Honda Connect debuts in Malaysia, City RS to be first model

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March 01

Truly smart stuff really but it is the City RS that would have to live up to its hype. It is the first Honda City to come equipped with the Honda Sensing ADAS which includes Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), and adaptive cruise control (ACC).

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March 02

The camera that helps the Honda Sensing to sense its surroundings

As explained in our review, the City RS’ Sensing uses an upgraded, wider operating angle monocular camera which allows to cover a wider angle than the Civic, CR-V, or Accord - models which are a few segments above the City. Despite that, the Low-Speed Follow function which is available on the bigger cars is absent on the City RS.

Also read: Review: Driving the world’s first 2020 Honda City RS with i-MMD in Malaysia

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March 03

Then, there are also the power figures that stirred up debates among Malaysian car enthusiasts. Boasting 253 Nm of torque thanks to its i-MMD hybrid powertrain, the City RS does give near-instantaneous torque like an electric vehicle.

Also read: HP vs torque: Does torque really matter?

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March 04

Though it made its world debut in Malaysia, it took months for the City RS to have its prices announced officially. Now that the wait is nearly over, would you want to give this torquey hero a spin?

Also read: Still waiting for Proton X50? Honda City RS prices to be released this week

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CY Foong

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Traded advertising for a career that fits his passion for cars. Enjoys spotting cars during his free time and has a soft spot for Japanese Kei cars but drives a thirsty manual sedan.

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