Honda Malaysia today officially presented the All-New Honda City RS e:HEV to Invest Melaka Berhad (IMB). The presentation is in collaboration with SoCar and is in conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of Melaka State Development Corporation (PKNM).
The All-New City RS e:HEV was presented by Mr. Sarly Adle Sarkum, President and Chief Operating Officer of Honda Malaysia to Tuan Haji Ramli Bin Mohd Ali, Chief Executive Officer of Invest Melaka Berhad at a ceremony held in Menara MITC, Melaka.
The ceremony was graced by Chief Minister of Melaka YAB Datuk Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Sulaiman bin Md Ali together with the Melaka Secretary of State and Melaka State Executive Council Members.
Commenting on the handover, Mr. Sarly said, “On behalf of Honda Malaysia, we are delighted to be a part of the celebration by Invest Melaka Berhad and to be able to contribute to the development of our local automotive industry.
Honda began operations at Pegoh Plant in Melaka over 17 years ago and currently has two production lines with a production capacity of up to 100,000 units of vehicles per year.
We are committed to the Malaysian market and the growth of the automotive industry here. We would like to thank the Malaysian Government, the State Government of Melaka, Invest Melaka Berhad and all our valued customers for their continuous trust which enables Honda to be the company that society wants to exist.
With the strong support received, we have recently celebrated our remarkable milestone of 1 millionth sales unit. Honda will continue to be committed in giving back to all Malaysians through various initiatives.”
Launched in October last year, the All-New City RS e:HEV is equipped with a 2-motor hybrid system powered by a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) system. The e:HEV system is able to deliver 109PS and best-in-class torque of 253 Nm.
The e:HEV system can seamlessly regulate between the three driving modes which are EV Drive, Hybrid Drive and Engine Drive in the most efficient way.
The All‑New City RS e:HEV is the first model amongst Honda’s line-up to be furnished with an innovative Honda Connect technology which utilizes smart Telematics Technology, providing an advanced and integrated 24-hour communications system.
The All-New City RS e:HEV also comes with the enhanced Honda Sensing, that includes
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Auto High Beam (AHB)
The range-topping Honda City RS e:HEV starts at a price of RM 105,950.