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Kia Shows New Appearance Seltos 2023

It seems that the Kia Seltos has not been around for a long time. But in reality he is already 3 years old. That means it's time for a refresh. Kia's plans sound quite old. Now the facelift model has finally appeared before the public. Get important updates in line with the latest Kia lineup.

The appearance of the new B-segment SUV in the Honda HR-V class has not changed drastically. When the shroud was opened, it was still easy to recognize that this was Seltos. Still adopting the "Opposites United" design language. Its identity is reflected in the shape of the main light. As if it hasn't changed. Still carrying high-tech elements and futuristic abstract style designs.

Kia Shows New Appearance Seltos 2023

If you look closely, some details change. For example, DRL luminescence that forms a triangular corner at the end. Then the line is made to blend with the chrome bars on the grille. The shape of the grille has changed slightly. Still characterizes the Tiger Nose, but the pattern inside is a mesh shape. Plus a silver frame on the edge similar to a Sonet. The Sonet's design has influenced the Seltos changes quite a bit. For example, a U-shaped silver skid plate that frames the front air dam.

The other most obvious is the hood. The end does not reach the facade area. Instead, it leaves an area filled with the latest Kia logo. Then the curve of the side line is also made more assertive. So that it looks more integrated with the front and rear lights. The line of the shoulders up remains the same. Characteristic of the chrome accents on the D pillar as a liaison with the roof line. Then the shape of the taillights changed almost completely. Now fully expanded with star-map graphics. The new 18-inch rim design, which is similar to that of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 Prime type, completes the new look of the 

The new Kia SeltosSeltos.

The interior has undergone no less changes. Two monitors still in one big panel. But now it is made similar to the Sportage dashboard. It measures 10.25-inches for the instrument cluster and 10.25-inches also for infotainment. The center console area is also all-new. Especially the loss of the transmission lever to change the knob as a transmission regulator. The addition is also ambient lighting such as Sonet. Can be set at will or adjust the rhythm of the music.

The new Kia Seltos

Kia has yet to release technical specifications. The possibility is still the same as the previous model. The 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol option is still available with 115 PS plus 144 Nm of torque. The 1.4-liter turbo unit makes 140 PS and 242 Nm of torque. And a 1.4-liter diesel 115 PS and 250 Nm. Both are also available in the Indonesian market.

It is hoped that there will be new features in the safety device. For example ADAS-based active systems and other connectivity additions. All has not been revealed until the inaugural launch which is scheduled for July 15 next. Appeared at the Busan Motor Show to be marketed first to the South Korean area, then spread to other markets.

 

Bye-bye! Honda ADV 150 Injected Dead, ADV 160 Becomes a Substitute

 New Honda ADV 160 officially launched in Indonesia. This scooter replaces the ADV 150 which was automatically stopped production and discontinued sales.

For information, ADV 150 first launched globally in Indonesia in 2019 through the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). This motorbike is claimed to be the first 150 cc scooter in the country that carries the adventure genre.

Bye-bye! Honda ADV 150 Injected Dead, ADV 160 Becomes a Substitute

With a unique design and character, the Honda ADV 150 has successfully captivated the hearts of Indonesian consumers. This motorbike was eventually also sold in several countries in Southeast Asia, until it penetrated the United States market.

Three years later after the launch, the ADV 150 was updated by PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM). However, this motorbike no longer bears the ADV 150 name, but has been changed to New ADV 160 to match the engine cubication being carried.

Just like the fate of the PCX 150 and Vario 160 when the PCX 160 and Vario 160 were present, AHM also injected the ADV 150 to death.

"So far (so far ADV 150) is no longer in the (dealer) network. It's out of stock," said Marketing Director AHM, Thomas Wijaya to reporters in Cikarang, Bekasi, West Java, Friday (1/7/2022).

Thomas pun mendorong kepada para konsumen yang sekarang ini sedang proses inden ADV 150, agar langsung di-upgrade ke model terbaru New ADV 160 demi mendapatkan fitur-fitur yang lebih canggih, serta mesin yang tentu lebih powerful.

"Jadi kalau sudah ada konsumen yang menunggu inden ADV 150, maka bisa langsung mengalihkan unitnya atau kebutuhannya ke ADV 160, yang tentu performanya bisa lebih baik lagi, desainnya lebih professional, fitur-fiturnya lebih memuaskan," bilang Thomas.

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 Thomas also encourages consumers who are currently in the ADV 150 pivot process, to immediately upgrade to the latest model New ADV 160 in order to get more sophisticated features, as well as a more powerful engine.

"So if there are consumers who are waiting for the ADV 150 pivot, then they can immediately transfer their unit or needs to ADV 160, which of course can have better performance, more professional design, more satisfying features," said Thomas.

Honda ADV 160 Follows PCX, Yamaha Nmax is getting more depressed

 Astra Honda Motor (AHM) released the ADV160 adventurous scooter which underwent major changes in the engine sector compared to the previous version, namely the ADV150. This product is Honda's third scooter to 'upgrade' from the kitchen runway sector, after previously the PCX and Vario 160.

President Director of AHM Keiichi Yasuda said the ADV160 is here as an answer to consumers' desire for a 160 scooter that is comfortable for adventuring.

Honda ADV 160 Follows PCX, Yamaha Nmax is getting more depressed

"The excellent performance and features of this scooter support riders who have long-distance cruising range and provide driving power to explore various road conditions," said Yasuda, Friday (1/7).

Meanwhile, AHM Executive Vice President Director Johannes Loman said this change will add to the pleasure of driving through the ADV160.

"The new Honda ADV160 is now more robust, powerful, and also comfortable to drive. This scooter is the right choice for big scooter lovers who are tough and sturdy," said Loman.

ADV160 now on the rear side body has a wider cross section, and the front side body is sharper which makes the footrest (step floor) wider.

Changes in the shape of the side body increase the volume of the trunk. This model has 30 liters of storage space (up by 2 liters).

Then the full digital panel meter is now made new and has a large screen. Users can now get information on engine speed (tachometer/rpm meter) and trip duration (elapsed time). The adjustment buttons are separated and located between the handle bar and the meter panel.

Other information obtained on the panel meter includes battery indicator, outside temperature indicator (the first in its class), average fuel consumption, instant fuel consumption, engine oil change indicator, clock, Trip A and Trip B.

For the runway, the ADV 160 is now equipped with a 160cc 4 valve, liquid-cooled, eSP+ engine with a PGM-FI injection combustion system.

This new engine is capable of releasing power reaching 11.8 kW at 8,500 rpm and torque of up to 14.7 NM at 6,500 rpm.

For the ABS type, the ADV160 is now equipped with Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) technology.

The Honda ADV160 is marketed in two types, ABS and CBS and a total of 6 color variants. The ABS type is marketed at Rp. 39.25 million and CBS to Rp. 36 million. The price is already on the road in Jakarta.

New Honda ADV 160 Officially Launched, Claimed to be More Comfortable to Drive

 PT Astra Honda Motor officially launched a new motorcycle at the AHM Safety Riding and Trainin Center, Cikarang, today, Friday, July 1, 2022. The new motorcycle is the New Honda ADV 160.

The launch of the new motorcycle was opened directly by the President Director of PT AHM Keiichi Yasuda. He explained that the New Honda ADV 160 was deliberately launched to pamper consumers in driving.

New Honda ADV 160 Officially Launched, Claimed to be More Comfortable to Drive

“I am happy to introduce the urban explorer motorcycle in Indonesia. Today, Indonesia is the first country to release the New Honda ADV 160. We are launching the New Honda as a premium motorcycle for urban communities," he said at the launch of the latest Honda model.

He further said that the new Honda ADV 160 comes with a proportional body size. At least there are a number of changes, namely the 160 cc 4-valve engine, which makes the rider more comfortable when driving long distances.

The New Honda ADV 160 itself gets several new features that are fairly sophisticated. A number of these features, one of which is a full digital panel meter and windscreen.

This new motor is claimed to be more powerful when going through the road uphill and responsive in every acceleration. In order to support the appearance, Marketing Director of PT AHM Thomas Wijaya explained that Honda Honda also presents a number of accessories, both urban and touring styles.

New Honda ADV 160 Officially Launched, Claimed to be More Comfortable to Drive

The footrest is claimed to be lower than the previous model, thus making the rider more comfortable when driving. As for the slimmer body, it adds to the luggage volume (30 liters).

From the front view, the lamp design is maintained with modern LEDs and daytime running lights (DRL). At the rear, this scooter is equipped with stop lights and LED turn signals, combined with fenders that have a design like a big motorbike.

The price of the Honda ADV 160 is offered from Rp. 36 million to Rp. 39 million.

New Honda ADV 160 Officially Launched, Use PCX Engine

 New Honda ADV 160 officially launched in Indonesia. Honda's new scooter comes with updates from various sides. The excellent performance and features of this scooter support long-distance riders and provide driving power to explore various road conditions. President Director of Astra Honda Motor (AHM) Keiichi Yasuda said the New Honda ADV 160 was first launched in 2019 and became the new choice for big scooter users in Indonesia.

New Honda ADV 160 Officially Launched, Use PCX Engine

"With improvements on various sides, the New Honda ADV 160 is increasingly presenting a different driving experience, whether used for exploring with joy or also for daily use," said Yasuda in Cikarang, West Java, Friday (1/7/2022).

Armed with a proportional tough and robust design, the New Honda ADV 160 is more suited to the character of an active rider. The embedded features and high-tech touch also confirms the New Honda ADV 160 as the best driving companion for self-actualization.

The New Honda ADV 160 is powered by a 160cc 4 valve, liquid-cooled, eSP+ engine with a PGM-FI injection combustion system.

  The new engine is able to support the user's driving style with greater power, reaching 11.8 kW at 8,500 rpm.

Torque is also abundant up to 14.7 NM at 6500 rpm. Based on the results of internal tests using the WMTC-EURO 3 method, fuel consumption shows the figure of 45 km / liter (ISS feature on), so it can cover a distance of up to 364 km in a single full charge of fuel.

Launching the World's First Honda ADV 160, These are New Specifications and Features

 Officially launched the world's first Honda ADV 160, here are the new specifications and features. PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) today, Friday (1/7/2022) officially launched the new Honda ADV 160 motorcycle. The Honda ADV 160 is the latest generation as a refinement of the Honda ADV 150 aka the previous generation.

Launching the World's First Honda ADV 160, These are New Specifications and Features

we itself had the opportunity to attend the launching process and take a closer look at the latest Honda ADV 160. By design, the automatic adventure motorbike that carries the tagline "Explore New Everyday" brings a number of changes. From the design, it still carries the concept language of the ADV Series automatic motorbike at Honda.

The front, especially the headlamps and DRL lights, have seen a change in the DRL line. Then for the windshield or visor it turns out to be higher and there is a detail of the air hole in the middle.

This windshield can still be adjusted manually the same height as in the Honda ADV 150. Then the cockpit area looks like an all-new digital instrument panel.

The pointer already has a tachometer, speedometer, tripmeter, odometer, gasoline gauge, HSTC logo, clock pointer, and a number of other icons.

The shape of the handlebars has a wide Tappered Handlebar. There are detailed changes to the front body design of the left and right wings. The footrest is wider, the feet are guaranteed to be more comfortable.

Launching the World's First Honda ADV 160, These are New Specifications and Features

While the middle to the rear body gets a more aggressive change with the ADV 160 emblem logo. The trunk is bigger, increasing by 2 liters to 30 liters capacity.

The main seat also seems to have changed, it looks like a terraced model but is lower in the driver's side.

The suspension still relies on telescopic and double shock absorbers at the rear. 

For the Honda ADV 160 engine, it carries a 160 cc ESP + 4 Valve engine similar to the Honda PCX 160 and Honda Vario 160. This engine produces 11.8 Kw of power at 8500 Rpm and 14.7 Nm of torque at 6500 Rpm. Braking uses disc brakes at the front and rear with ABS features.

Other features such as charger port, HSTC, LED lighting unit. When launched, the Honda ADV 160 came in two versions CBS and ABS. There are several color choices, including Black, Red, and White. For Honda ADV 160 CBS, the price is IDR 36,000,000 OTR Jakarta. While the Honda ADV 160 ABS costs IDR 39,250,000 OTR Jakarta.

Honda ADV 160 Officially Launched with Prices Starting at IDR 39.25 Million, Here Are the Advantages

 PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) has finally officially launched a new variant of the Honda ADV, namely the Honda AVD 160, in the Bekasi area, Friday (1/7/2022).

 Indonesia is the first country to launch the latest generation of Honda ADV after previously selling other variant markets, namely the Honda X-ADV, Honda ADV 350 and Honda ADV 150. "We present the latest generation of ADV to meet consumer expectations for a fun and comfortable daily vehicle as well as a cruiser. .



We are launching this motorbike as a premium adventurous motorbike for urban communities," said Keiichi Yasuda, President Director of PT AHM. The new scooter itself is marketed in two types, ABS and CBS with a total of 6 color variants. The ABS type is marketed for Rp. 39.25 million ( On The Road Jakarta), available in three colors, namely Tough Matte Black, Tough Matte Red, and Tough Matte White. Another variant of the CBS type is marketed for Rp. 36,000,000 (On The Road Jakarta), gets three color choices, namely Dynamic Black , Dynamic Red, and Dynamic White.

When compared to the Honda ADV 150, the large scooter designed by PT AHM does have many changes.

Some of these changes, according to Keiichi Yasuda, are input from consumers so that the use of adventure motorbikes is more practical for daily needs and comfortable when traveling long distances. "We are aware that consumers' desire for motorbikes that bring joy and driving pleasure is increasing," he explained. Well, here are some changes that make the Honda ADV 160 even more tempting. Let's look at:

1. New Machine

Honda ADV 160 uses a new 160 cc ESP + four valve engine. The machine is claimed to provide a powerful sensation on the streets. This machine has actually been used in other models, namely the Honda PCX 160 and Honda Vario 160. 

The engine can hook more power than the Honda ADV 150. Now the power of the Honda ADV 160 reaches 11.8 kW at 8,500 rpm. Torque is also abundant up to 14.7 NM at around 6,500 rpm.

 2. Higher Windscreen

Honda ADV 160

The Honda ADV 160 now has a two step adjustabe windshield which makes aerodynamics even better. Windscreen which is commonly used on large motorcycles, the height can be adjusted by 75 mm in two height levels with easy operation.

3. Large Luggage

Honda ADV 160

Changes in the shape of the side body increase the volume of the trunk. This model has a storage space of 30 liters (up 2 liters) which can support the needs of users in storing goods.

4. Lower Seat

Honda ADV 160

The seat height is now 780 mm, or lower than before (reduced by 15 mm), combined with the ground clearance of the New Honda ADV160 which is quite high, which is 165 mm. This combination provides more comfort for the driver when exploring various road conditions.

5. Advanced Features

Honda ADV 160

On the security side, the New Honda ADV160 has been supported by a Honda Smart Key and an alarm system. For convenience, it has been equipped with a USB charger in the console box with a maximum power of 5V 2.1A, replacing the power charger on the old model.

6. Fuel efficiency

Based on the results of an internal test using the WMTC-EURO 3 method, fuel consumption or (BBM) shows the figure of 45 kilometers per liter (ISS feature on), so it can cover a distance of up to 364 km in one full refueling.

Debuted in Indonesia, New Honda ADV160 for sale from IDR 36 million

 Finally, the Honda ADV160 was officially released by Astra Honda Motor (AHM). After PCX and Vario, it's time for ADV which gets a new engine to complete the 160 cc engine line. Not only is it more powerful, the ADV160 has received a revision in the comfort sector and is packed with advanced features. Even so, the price increase is quite friendly. Offered from IDR 36 million.

Debuted in Indonesia, New Honda ADV160 for sale from IDR 36 million

The identity of the big scooter explorer is still attached to the ADV160. Then it was called as an answer to the needs of people who have high activity and like to explore, crossing various road conditions. Adopting a proportional tough and robust design. As well as changes and novelties that are claimed to give pride in driving. Both through the tough and sturdy urban explorer design, responsive performance of the new engine, increased comfort, to the embedding of advanced features.

"With refinements on various sides, the New Honda ADV160 is increasingly presenting a different driving experience, whether used for exploring with joy or also for daily use. The excellent performance and features of this scooter support riders who have long-distance cruising range and provide driving power to explore various road conditions," said Keiichi Yasuda, President Director of AHM.

The difference in design with its predecessor is very clearly visible. Although it still adheres to a tough cruiser design, the ADV160 looks sleeker than the ADV150. The rear side body has a wider cross section and the front is made sharper. Gives a wider footrest. The change in the shape of the side body contributes to the addition of 2 liters of luggage area.

ADV160

The headlight design is still maintained, with modern LEDs and daytime running lights (DRL). At the stern, this scooter is equipped with stop lights and LED turn signals, combined with fenders that have a design like a motorcycle. The two step adjustabe windshield makes aerodynamics even better. It is 75mm adjustable in two height levels with easy operation. The seat height is now more friendly for the average Indonesian. Made 15 mm lower than before.

At the rear, a twin subtank rear suspension is pinned to provide optimal comfort and stability when cornering, bumpy roads and riding together. The use of tapered handle bars and large semi dual purpose tires 110/80 – 14 (front) and 130/70 – 13 (rear) gives a dashing impression and looks different.

The full digital panel meter has a new design with a large screen and looks tough. Information on engine speed (tachometer/rpm meter) and trip duration (elapsed time) is presented. The setting buttons are separated, located between the handle bar and the meter panel. Other information displayed includes battery indicator, outside temperature indicator, average fuel consumption, instant fuel consumption, engine oil change indicator, clock, Trip A and Trip B.

The New Honda ADV160 has also been supported by the Honda Smart Key and alarm system. For convenience, it has been equipped with a USB charger in the console box with a maximum power of 5V 2.1A, replacing the power charger on the old model.

Carrying a 160 cc 4 valve engine, liquid cooled, eSP + with PGM-FI injection combustion system. Capable of providing peak power of 11.8 kW at 8,500 rpm and torque of up to 14.7 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The results of an internal test using the WMTC-EURO 3 method, the ADV160's fuel consumption reaches 45 km/liter (ISS feature on), so it can cover a distance of up to 364 km in a single full charge of fuel.

AHM offers the New Honda ADV160 in two types: ABS and CBS and with a total of 6 color variants. The ABS type is sold for IDR 39.25 million and has three colors. While the CBS type is marketed for Rp. 36 million, also with three color choices.

"New Honda ADV160 now comes to be tougher, more powerful, and also comfortable to drive. This scooter is the right choice for big scooter lovers who are tough and sturdy. We also support their activities in fulfilling fun and exploring new locations with the readiness of the official workshop network (AHASS) scattered, to increase driving comfort and pleasure,” concluded Executive Vice President Director AHM Johannes Loman.

Norton Motorcycles Begins to Evolve into Electric Motorcycles

 Norton Motorcycles is a motorcycle company known for its heritage. But in its new form, the British brand is poised to join the electric vehicle revolution. It is ready to start this project within the next 30 months to develop a battery-powered iron horse that lives up to the Norton name.

Norton Motorcycles Begins to Evolve into Electric Motorcycles

Under the ownership of the Indian manufacturing giant since 2020, following the collapse of the previous Norton iteration under Stuart Garner, Norton's finances are now more stable. That is already reflected in the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Solihull, UK and the release of several products. Among these are the reengineered V4SV superbike and the V4CR café racer. The Atlas model was originally developed during the Garner era but was delayed by the company's collapse and restructuring.

On June 17, 2022, Norton Motorcycles finally made a big announcement. His party made a big plan with the name 'Project Zero Emission Norton'. This is a completely new Norton project under TVS ownership.

The company has also received funding from the Advanced Propulsion Center (APC) 19 initiative, a government organization that aims to accelerate the adoption of zero-emission transportation technologies. APC 19 will distribute £25m to the UK auto sector, or up to 50 per cent of the investment made by entrants. But so far Norton has not made any announcements regarding spending or how much APC-19 is giving away.

“This significant funding investment is an important milestone, as it marks the beginning of the electrification journey and fulfills our ten-year product plan. Norton is an example of modern luxury and is not afraid to challenge the status quo, innovating for the future of mobility while staying true to our British heritage. It also focuses on our desire to support the UK in its mission for a clean automotive future,” said Robert Hentschel, CEO of Norton.

Meanwhile Ian Constance, Chief Executive of APC said Norton is an iconic British brand with a proud history. From making motorcycles, supporting British efforts during the second world war, to developing the world's first production superbike. “They are now looking to the future with electric motorcycles that can deliver both performance and range. It also has a positive impact on UK manufacturing and a greener environment.”

In its development, Norton did not do it alone. He has formed partnerships with several companies. Among them is Delta Cosworth, an electric powertrain specialist owned by the legendary company Cosworth. Headquartered at Silverstone and ready to develop Norton battery packs.

Then HiSpeed Ltd, an engineering firm based in Bicester to develop electric drive units, and is responsible for creating new motors for Norton. Formaplex Technologies, which specializes in carbon fiber and composites. M&I Materials, a specialist materials manufacturer based in Manchester who helped create cooling systems using MIVOLT dielectric fluid that can immerse electrical components.

Then INDRA, a company that develops and manufactures chargers. As well as the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick, a collaboration between academia and industry that has also assisted Triumph with its TE-1 electric bicycle project.

“Working with world-class partners, we are confident that Norton's Zero Emission project will eliminate the current dispute between conventional and electric motorcycles. We wanted to create an EV product that drivers want by blending Norton's design DNA without compromise with racing performance, touring range and lightweight handling," said Robert.

According to Andrew McGordon, Reader, Energy Applications Group at WMG, University of Warwick, this project can produce extraordinary products. “WMG is excited to be a partner on this project that exploits our research in battery and systems modeling to develop zero-prototype modeling and validation methodologies, including predictive intelligence, charging and Vehicle to Grid technologies. We will bring extensive electrification experience to this project after working in many sectors,” he said.

A 30-month timescale means the project will be completed by the end of 2024. Norton expects the project to produce the motorcycle that many riders around the world want. In addition, these jobs are expected to create many jobs in UK manufacturing and R&D.

Apart from Norton, Triumph and Ducati are also on their way to developing their own electric motorcycles, not to mention the ongoing efforts of BMW and some secret projects from the Japanese motorcycle industry. In the next few years we can certainly see a revolution in the performance of electric vehicles and their ability to compete with conventional gasoline powered engines.

AHM Releases New Adventurer Scooter Teaser, Is This All New Honda ADV 160?

 PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) surprised by spreading a new product teaser image on its official Instagram account Monday (20/6). A strategy that Honda rarely uses when preparing a new motorcycle for consumers.

there will be something exciting in June you know! Gather here, Admin Honda spill the first clue first," wrote Honda in the Instagram caption column.

AHM Releases New Adventurer Scooter Teaser, Is This All New Honda ADV 160?

From the silhouette of the image shown, it is certain that this is an automatic motorcycle adventure. The headlights have similarities to the Honda ADV 150 which was launched at the 2019 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS).

Then it is also seen that there is a windscreen component that is large enough to be present on the front cover of the body. While the pull of the side body lines also have similarities with the ADV 150. So is it possible that the all new ADV 160 will be hatched by AHM?

We tried to confirm this to the General Manager of Corporate Communication of AHM, Ahmad Muhibbuddin. Although he does not want to talk about what products will be launched, he ensures that the new motorbike from Honda will be a surprise for Indonesian consumers.

"We'll see later, whether it's the correct model (Honda ADV 160) or there is another surprise from AHM. Wait and be patient, OK," said Muhib, his best friend.

The Right Time to Launch Honda ADV 160


The reason is because 2 of his brothers, the Honda PCX and Vario, have been refreshed with a 160 cc heart pacemaker configured with 4 valves. ADV which is also built from a similar engine design and construction is very likely to use the more powerful engine. 

Moreover, looking at the life cycle of a vehicle product, the ADV 150 is now 4 years old. Generally, the producers carried out a massive refresh strategy at that moment, this was also done on the PCX and Vario.

If you really carry a similar engine, it means that the all new ADV will be packed with a 4-Valve, ESP + engine with PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection) fuel. Meanwhile, the diameter x step is 60 mm x 55.5 mm.

When referring to the performance of the Honda PCX 160, the maximum power can explode up to 15.8 horsepower at 8,500 rpm. Then the maximum torque of 14.7 Nm at 6500 rpm. This scooter uses a centrifugal dry clutch and CVT type distribution.

Predictions in addition to packing a new engine, the new Honda ADV will also have a design change to make it look more fierce. Then there is the opportunity that the ADV 160 is equipped with a big motor feature (MOGE) on the PCX 160, namely the HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control). This device is an active safety feature of traction control which will keep the rear tire spinning so that no slip (freewheel) occurs.

Or Maybe Honda ADV 250?


If it's not the Honda ADV 160, maybe AHM will bring in a new automatic option in the 250 cc class with the Honda ADV product. Previously, Honda was observed to have registered an adventure scooter design patent in the official Intellectual Property and Data Data (PDKI) of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia.

From the prototype image, this motorbike has the same design as the ADV 150 but in terms of shape it looks more gambot with the use of more advanced components. For example, the application of an upside down front suspension, a larger exhaust layout, and the embedding of handguard components.

The analysis of the ADV 250 is also worth selling in Indonesia because AHM has already sold the Forza 250. The company does not need to bother with research and invest more to use a new pacemaker. Moreover, manufacturers bearing the flapping wing logo often use the same engine but differ only in motor design.

So what motorcycle will Honda launch, could it be the ADV 160, ADV 250, or a new adventurous scooter model? We are waiting for a surprise from AHM

Honda Finally Builds Electric Car Factory

 After announcing the partnership with Sony, Honda announced the start of construction of a new factory in China. Honda Motor China Investment Co., Ltd. announced that GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd (GAC Honda) has started construction work on an electric vehicle factory located in the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District, in the city of Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Honda Finally Builds Electric Car Factory

GAC Honda's new factory stands on an area of 400,000 square meters. GAC Honda leaked the total investment value of this factory of 3.49 billion R.M.B or around 521 million US Dollars. The factory is expected to be ready to operate in 2024 and produce a total production of 120,000 units annually.

The announcement of the construction of this factory had actually arrived at the beginning of the year along with Honda's plan to present future electrification products. This step is also intended to work on the Chinese market which has great potential in the development of environmentally friendly vehicles.

The plan is that Honda will present ten electric-based vehicles, namely the e: N Series in 2027. The models will be produced at Honda's GAC and Dongfeng Honda factories. Both factories are expected to be operational in 2024. It is estimated that the total production of these two factories will reach 1.73 million units per year.

GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd has been established since July 1998 with a total investment value of 541 million US Dollars. Share ownership in this company is divided by several parties. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. for 40 percent, Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd for about 10 percent and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC Group) by 50 percent.

Regarding the electric vehicle roadmap, Honda looks ambitious with plans to introduce several models. For example in the American market, Honda will work closely with GM to present EV products in the form of the Honda Prologue and a large SUV model from the Acura brand. The Chinese market was worked on with the announcement of 10 future products until 2027. The Japanese market will introduce mini EV products for commercial use in early 2024. To further popularize EV products, Honda will manufacture electric vehicle products at competitive prices and continue to build the necessary infrastructure.

The plan for this electric vehicle will continue in 2026 where Honda will start using a new platform for EV products. Honda calls it the e:Architecture which combines hardware and software to maximize the EV driving experience. This step can be seen with the formation of a new company with Sony some time ago.

AHM Will Release New Matic Adventure Motorcycle July 1, 2022, Great Opportunity to Deliver Honda ADV 160

 After spreading the new automatic adventure teaser image on its Instagram account, PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) announced the launch date. The motorcycle, which is suspected to be the Honda ADV 160, will be introduced on Friday, July 1, 2022.

From the details of the invitation, there was no virtual launch session, but invited the media directly to the AHM Safety Riding & Training Center facility in the GICC area, Kota Deltamas, Cikarang, West Java. Later there will be 2 sessions, a product launch on July 1 and a test ride on July 6, 2022.

AHM Will Release New Matic Adventure Motorcycle July 1, 2022, Great Opportunity to Deliver Honda ADV 160

The launch strategy, which is rarely used by AHM, in recent years has been closed about new products. But this time the company is quite open in informing the new motorcycle although it has not specifically described what model will be introduced later.

Honda ADV 160 Coming Soon?

The opportunity for the Honda ADV to pack a 160 cc engine similar to the Vario and PCX is not surprising news. Previously, AHM has also provided a related grid at the launch of the Honda Vario and PCX.

Marketing Director of PT AHM, Thomas Wijaya said that his party always wanted to realize the wishes and needs of customers, including the birth of the Honda ADV 160. 

"It is possible that we will go to another type. But back again, according to what consumers need and what we can learn from the research we have done. We will study the ADV (160 cc engine) first, its needs," explained Thomas .

Indeed, the answer is fairly normative, not wrong because each manufacturer has their own strategy to compete in the market, including information on the launch of a new motorcycle.

To note, the Honda ADV 150 is now 4 years old. At that time, the 2019 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) arena was the venue for the launch. Well, generally vehicle manufacturers will regenerate or update every 4 years to stimulate market interest and balance consumer needs.

With a teaser that does lead to an adventurous automatic motorbike silhouette, the ADV 160 name has a greater chance of being born. If true, he will pack the exact same engine as the Vario and PCX. This means that the all new ADV will be loaded with a 4-Valve, eSP+ engine with PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection) fuel. Meanwhile, the diameter x step is 60 mm x 55.5 mm.

Referring to the performance of the PCX 160, the maximum power can explode up to 15.8 horsepower at 8,500 rpm. Then the maximum torque of 14.7 Nm at 6500 rpm. This scooter uses a centrifugal dry clutch and CVT type distribution.

As for the completeness of features, the ADV 160 is said to be packing a traction control device or HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control). It is also reported that there will be changes to the meter panel, slight revisions to the appearance, and the use of new wheels that are likely to use the same stripe size as the PCX 160.

BMW Motorrad Releases Teaser G 310 RR, Twin TVS Apache RR 310

 BMW Motorrad released a teaser ad about the latest entry-level sport bike. The new unit is the G 310 RR. This model is based on the same 313cc engine and platform as the G 310 R naked street fighter and G 310 GS. According to information circulating, it is ready to be launched on July 15, 2022. Although it is only in the introduction stage, the company's official website has already opened orders.

BMW Motorrad Releases Teaser G 310 RR, Twin TVS Apache RR 310

Looking back a little. BMW Motorrad has been in a partnership with TVS since 2015. In that year they gave birth to the G 310 R, followed by the BMW G 310 GS. The two new units are manufactured at TVS's factory in India. Then in early December 2017, the Indian manufacturing giant began designing its own product with an identical engine, the Apache RR310. The difference is that the model is a full fairing sport bike.

After five years of partnership, BMW seems to want an entry-level sportbike. Actually this is not really new news. The reason is that The Bavarian has displayed a carbon-wrapped concept motorbike that carries the name G 310 RR. It was shown at the BMW Motorrad Days event in Japan in 2018.

Back to the initial BMW teaser image. As expected, the overall silhouette of the German brand's full-faired sports bike is very similar to its Indian cousin. Although there are some subtle variations to distinguish the two models. The most striking is of course the BMW brand logo attached and the motorsport color "M" which is very similar to the 1000RR superbike

Although the figure in the picture is not complete, it can be seen that this sport motorbike has a sporty design. The pull of the body line from front to rear is still similar to the TVS sportbike. In another image shows a tricolor livery with red and blue colors on a white background typical of BMW. The side fairing features cool graphics with the word 'Race' written behind its name.

Another visual highlight that stands out is the split-style seats with a raised tail. The visor displayed on the Bavarian derivative sport bike is also slightly different from that seen on the Apache RR 310. It also appears that the small sportbike from BMW uses a mudguard or an additional fender at the rear. And the use of conventional front disc brakes, not the wavydisk type as seen in the Apache. Despite the design differences, the disc size may not change at 300mm at the front and 240mm at the rear.

While the black 5-spoke alloy wheels, racing-spec red trellis frame, and fat side exhaust tubes are still the same. But the shape of the taillights is slightly different from those offered in the Apache. Even so the fuel tank seen in the picture is identical. From another picture, it can be seen that BMW carries a digital instrument panel that is placed vertically. It's the same as the RR 310's, but the difference can be seen in the graphic display. On the other hand, the G 310 RR is available in another color, namely black with a matte finish.

Another notable highlight is the addition of a fully adjustable front USD (Up-Side-Down) suspension. The news circulating, the components use KYB alerts and are the same as those used on the Apache RR310. It has 15mm preload adjustment and 20 damping sets. The rear monoshock is also fully adjustable with 10 preload adjustment steps and 20 damping sets. Rigidity is adjustable, according to track requirements for an optimal racing experience.

The shock absorber option can certainly help the rider to tune the motorcycle in a more friendly way. Based on the riding style and terrain, the user can adjust the firmness and flexibility of the suspension system.

Although other details have not been disclosed by the manufacturer, the kitchen runway seems to still be based on existing products. That means it is powered by a 312cc, single-cylinder engine that is placed upside down and is liquid-cooled. The maximum power produced reaches 34 PS at 9,700 rpm and a peak torque of 27.3 Nm at 7,700 rpm. This peak performance is accessible with Sport and Track driving modes. In Urban and Rain mode, performance drops to 25.8 PS and 25 Nm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The top speed that can be achieved is 160 km / h and can reach 0-100 km / h in 7.17 seconds

It turns out that this is how much maintenance costs for the Honda HR-V and HR-V RS Turbo!

 The All New Honda HR-V is the latest product from Honda in Indonesia. PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) even announced that the waiting time for this new product could reach five months, which indicates a positive response from Honda fans in the country.

It turns out that this is how much maintenance costs for the Honda HR-V and HR-V RS Turbo!

Honda offers the All New HR-V in several variants. Interestingly, all of these variants have received a touch of Honda Sensing safety features. The lowest variant is the S CVT at a price of IDR 362.9 million, then there is the E CVT at a price of IDR 382.9 million and the SE CVT at a price of IDR 403.1 million. There is still a top variant with a turbo engine offer, namely the RS with a price reaching IDR 513.9 million.

So what is the cost of ownership of this latest HR-V? We received interesting information regarding the maintenance costs of this new Honda model, especially for the 1.5L engine model and the turbo engine in the RS variant.

First for the All New HR-V model with a conventional engine. For the owner, it is sufficient to provide funds of IDR 1,298 million consisting of the cost of spare parts and chemical liquids of IDR 658 thousand and service fees of IDR 640 thousand. This fund is issued every periodic maintenance at a distance of 10,000 km, 30,000 km, 50,000 km, 70,000 km and 90,000 kilometers.

Then on the 20,000 kilometer odometer note, the owner prepared a fund of IDR 1,289 million. This consists of part and chemical costs of Rp. 526 thousand and services of Rp. 763 thousand.

Proceed to the calculation of funds at a distance of 40,000 and 80,000 kilometers. Both have the same amount of maintenance funds, which is Rp. 2,047 million. This consists of the cost of spare parts and chemical liquids of Rp. 1,063 million and service fees of Rp. 984 thousand.

Continue to calculate the distance of 60,000. Currently the owner is required to prepare funds of around Rp. 1.701 million. This consists of the cost of spare parts and chemical fluids of Rp. 790 thousand and service fee of Rp. 911 thousand.

The last record of maintenance costs at a distance of 100,000 kilometers. Owners of the latest Honda HR-V are required to provide IDR 2.504 million. This consists of spare parts costs of Rp. 1,667 million and service costs of Rp. 837 million.

Continue for information on ownership funds for turbo engine variants. The record of this fund looks bigger in some areas. For example, for periodic maintenance at a distance of 10,000, 30,000, 50,000, 70,000 and 90,000, the owner of the Honda HR-V RS turbo is required to prepare funds of Rp. 1,805 million. This consists of spare parts costs of Rp.1,042 million and service costs of Rp.763 thousand.

In calculating the cost at a distance of 20,000 kilometers, the owner has prepared a total of Rp. 1,640 million. This consists of the cost of spare parts and chemical liquids of Rp.852 thousand and services of Rp.788 thousand.

Then at a distance of 40,000 and 80,000 kilometers, the owner is required to provide maintenance funds of Rp. 2,399 million. This consisted of the cost of spare parts and chemical liquids of Rp. 1,390 million and service fees of Rp. 1.009 million.

Note that for a distance of 60,000 kilometers, the owner provides funds of around Rp. 2,399 million. This consisted of spare parts cost of 1,390 million and service fee of Rp1,009 million.

At a distance of 100,000 kilometers, the owner of the HR-V RS Turbo spent a maintenance fee of IDR 3,732 million. This consists of the cost of spare parts and chemicals of Rp.2,846 million and services of Rp.886 thousand.

Regarding spare parts and any chemical fluids that are replaced during maintenance, they usually consist of engine oil, axle oil, transmission oil for automatic transmissions, as well as grease and several other fluids. Owners can view information on replacement parts in accordance with the user manual. Some of them are spark plugs, oil filters, AC filters, and other parts. The calculation above also does not include spare parts that may need to be replaced or additional due to use.

For owners who want ease of ownership, Honda also still includes 24-hour emergency service. In addition, there is also a periodic service package offered at the time of the initial purchase of a new vehicle, called Honda Extra Care. Utilizing this package can save up to 100,000 kilometers of usage. As a disclaimer, the prices listed in this article can change at any time

 

Using 'Hybrid' Technology, This is Yamaha Fazzio's Fuel Consumption

 After the Yamaha Fazzio was officially launched some time ago, finally coilOTO got the opportunity to try out the retro-style scooter firsthand.

Using Yamaha's new technology, Blue Core Hybrid, we are looking to find out the effect of this technology on fuel consumption.



Through a media test ride held by PT Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM) together with other media partners in Bogor (3/2), the total route taken is about 20 km.

Before starting the trip, we first tried to 

connect our device with the Y-Connect feature in this Yamaha Fazzio and reset the trip meter to zero.

Considering the meter cluster, the Yamaha Fazzio is not equipped with instructions for real-time average fuel consumption information.

OK, after confirming that we are connected to the Y-Connect system, we started our journey from The Bucket List Kitchen to go around the streets of Bogor.

Oh yes, just for information, our driver is 174 cm tall and weighs 65 kg. For maximum results, we activate the Start Stop System feature.

Not yet one kilometer, we have been treated to a road with downhill conditions and then straight uphill. Of course, going through the incline requires a larger gas opening.

After that we started to enter the city streets, a perfect simulation to describe how this Fazzio is driven in the city.

Even though the majority of the roads we pass are paved, we can't say that they are always smooth and flat, besides that, we are often faced with congested road conditions and stop and go conditions. The Start Stop System feature is also active when we stop in a red light situation.

Our impression is that the power produced by the 125 cc engine is quite responsive for city use, there are no 'slow' symptoms when you need more power when you want to catch up with other groups.

We don't always drive in economy mode, occasionally if we encounter a rather long straight road, we don't hesitate to open the gas casing excessively. The highest speed we can achieve is around 60 kph.

After almost an hour of driving, we finally returned to the starting point of the trip. Then we saw the trip meter which showed the number 19.9 km, which means our total trip almost touched 20 km.

Enough routes to describe everyday use. Well, then how about the results of fuel consumption?

We opened the Y-Connect app on our connected device, where it displayed the figure of 59.8 km per liter. However, strangely, the application recorded that the route we took was only 15 km.





Is the Yamaha Fazzio Hybrid Gasoline Consumption Really Efficient? These are the daily test results

 Is the Yamaha Fazzio Hybrid gasoline consumption really economical? These are the results of our tests carried out under various conditions.

In terms of the engine, this Fazzio can indeed be said to have used Yamaha's latest generation 125 cc Blue Core kitchen



Because according to the manufacturer's technical team, only the cylinder head and block were taken from the Yamaha FreeGo and the crankcase to the rear was totally new.

From the CVT transmission section, its size is now more compact with a shorter v-belt combined with a heavier roller than the FreeGo.

The effect is that when the engine is gassed, the engine does not scream immediately but rises slowly, then the speed increases in rhythm with the increase in engine speed.

The combination of an engine that is not easy to "scream" plus hybrid technology at low speeds and a powerful heavy roller makes Fazzio efficient in fuel consumption.

Moreover, there is an SSS (Stop & Start System) feature that automatically turns off the engine if it stops for more than 5 seconds.

Using Pertamax fuel and used for daily use with various road conditions, the average gasoline consumption can penetrate 51.6 km / liter! It's very irritating!

TVS Ntorq 125 Race XP Play Smart Officially Released, Has Voice Assist Feature

 TVS Motor Company Indonesia released the Ntorq 125 Race XP Play Smart at the Jakarta Fair or Jakarta Fair 2022. This new unit carries advanced technology that combines three unique elements. Consists of power, connectivity, and style. The scooter that has this riding mode is sold for Rp. 19.9 million OTR Jakarta.

“We are pleased to introduce the TVS Ntorq 125 Race XP Play Smart to the Indonesian market. Comes armed with a variety of special features in the scooter segment class. Equipped with a driving style control system, it provides perfect and powerful performance, as well as responsive acceleration," said J Thangarajan, President Director, PT TVS Motor Company Indonesia.

TVS Ntorq 125 Race XP Play Smart Officially Released, Has Voice Assist Feature

Many things have been developed in Ntorq 125 Race XP. In addition to the latest technology called TVS SmartXonnect, there is also a drive system update on its CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) transmission, so that the driving style can be adjusted in several levels (ride mode) and is supported by a light weight.

There are two driving modes, Racing and Street. Each is distinguished in terms of performance and fuel consumption. The Racing option is aimed at riders who like speed. Medium Street for everyday driving, which allows the use of fuel more efficient and perfect. The driving mode can be changed using the switch function on the right side of the handlebar which is attached to the starter button.

Armed with a 124.6cc mechanical heart, single cylinder, 3 valve and air cooled, it is able to produce the best performance in its class. In Racing mode, the power reaches 10 hp at 7,000 rpm and a torque of 10.8 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The top speed is 98 km/hour. Meanwhile, Street mode conditions are the same as the regular version of the TVS Ntorq, which produces 9.3 HP of power at 7,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 10.5 Nm at 5,500 rpm. Top speed that can be achieved is 95 km / h.

Connectivity is provided by the TVS SmartXconnect application which can be downloaded via the Google play store or App store. In it allows the user to set the desired 60 features. Such as navigation assistance, driving statistics, latest and last lap times, personalized welcome messages, phone call notifications, incoming SMS, engine temperature indicators, cellphone signal indicators, cellphone battery power, last location when parked, reminders for service, trips. meters and various driving modes.

Another advanced feature is the voice command technology (voice assist). Allows consumers to interact with Ntorq via voice commands. All of that is available in the TVS SmartXonnect app via a connected device such as Bluetooth headphones, wired headphones or a Bluetooth-enabled and connected helmet. The scooter's response to consumers is seen on the speedometer and as audio feedback via headphones.

In driving mode operation can also be done using voice commands. But the condition is that the speed must be less than 5 km / h for safety reasons. In addition, the driving mode can also be changed using the features on the indicator panel or dashboard with the help of the application.

The design is no different from the standard version. The body is still inspired by the stealth aircraft model. There is a firm pull on each side of the panel. The turn signal is located on the handlebar cover, as if to form a pair of animal eyes. While the main light occupies the very bottom of the shield. Then at the stern, there is a grille that inhabits the bottom of the stop lamp. Equipped with a stocky exhaust design, flat and textured floorboard, and diamond cut racing wheels.

Under the seat there is a 20 liter trunk. To make it easier for users, the gas tank is behind the stop lamp. The capacity is quite large, 5 liters. So no need to open the seat when filling fuel, because the position of the lid is at the very back of the motorbike. It is this characteristic that distinguishes TVS products from other factory-made scooters.

The difference between the Ntorq 125 Race XP Play Smart and the regular variant is only in appearance. He comes with sporty graphics that reflect an aggressive style. Combined with a headlamp that has embedded Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) such as the letter 'T' and a stop lamp with LED technology. And red rims.

Talking about the price, the TVS Ntorq 125 Race XP Play Smart is sold at a price of Rp. 21 million. However, consumers can get attractive offers during the Jakarta Fair 2022 with a price tag of Rp. 19.9 million OTR Jakarta.

All New Honda Civic e:HEV Officially Launched in Thailand

 Honda is going faster in its target of bringing a variety of environmentally friendly technologies to its products. Recently, Honda Automobile Thailand Co., Ltd officially introduced the All New Honda Civic version e: HEV for the first time in a world premiere. Honda offers its legendary sedan in two variants, namely e:HEV RS and e:HEV EL.

All New Honda Civic e:HEV Officially Launched in Thailand

The All New Honda Civic e: HEV uses the e: HEV full hybrid system technology. This technology combines two electric motors, namely a motor generator and motor drive as well as a 2.0 liter DOHC Direct Injection Atkinson Cycle engine. Quite an interesting choice even though Honda has a turbo engine version which is also popular.

For driving sensation, the driver can choose the three modes offered, namely EV Drive Mode, Hybrid Drive Mode and Engine Drive Mode according to their wishes. Honda also still offers three distinctive driving modes on its products, namely ECON, Normal and Sport.

Noriyuki Takakura, President and CEO of Honda Automobile Thailand Co., Ltd. said that after being shown for the first time at the Motor Show in Thailand some time ago, the Civic e: HEV sedan has received an extraordinary response from the public within two and a half months. This has become a trigger for enthusiasm among consumers in the e:HEV line from Honda.

Civic e HEV

“E-line; This HEV from Honda uses a full-hybrid system that provides powerful driving performance while also producing excellent fuel consumption. In addition, this is also a response to Honda's 2050 target where we have the initiative to achieve carbon neutrality and also an accident-free society with the presence of Honda Sensing. We also believe that the All New Honda Civic e: HEV can further strengthen the Honda Civic line in order to maintain its position in the compact car market.” Takakura said in his statement, Friday (17/6/2022).

On paper, the 1,993 cc 16 valve DOHC engine produces 141 ps of power at 6,000 rpm and 182 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. The electric motor produces 184 ps of power at 5000-6000 rpm and up to 315 Nm of torque at 0 to 2000 rpm. Some of the additional technologies in this sedan include Honda Sensing, Honda Smart Key System with Honda Smart Key Card, Remote Engine Start, 10.2-inch TFT MID screen, 9-inch head unit screen connected to Apple Carplay and Android Auto.

Dimensionally there is no difference with conventional engine variants. The Honda Civic E:HEV offers a length of 4.6 meters, a width of 1.8 meters and a height of 1.4 meters with a wheelbase of 2.7 meters. It's the weight that has a difference. The conventional engine variant weighs 1.3 tons and the hybrid version weighs 1.4 tons.

The All New Honda Civic e: HEV variant is targeted to sell 8,300 units per year when it begins to be mass marketed in the future. In addition, Honda also provides a ten-year warranty for the lithium-ion hybrid battery and a five-year warranty for the hybrid mileage system.

So what are the chances of this product being present in Indonesia? The possibility is quite wide open because the Civic products offered in the country also come from Thailand. However, this sales decision depends on the assessment of PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) to see the hybrid sedan market which is currently dominated by Toyota products. Regarding the price, the e:HEV EL+ variant is offered at 1.129 million Baht or around Rp. 440 million. The top model, the e:HEV RS, is offered at a price of 1.259 million Baht or around Rp. 531 million. Currently in Indonesia, only one Civic variant is offered, namely the All New Civic RS at a price of Rp. 584.9 million. This means that there is still a price gap that Honda Indonesia can work on to bring sedans with environmentally friendly technology into the country.

Hyundai Shows Stargazer Photo Cuts on Social Media

 Hyundai Motor Indonesia (HMID) today surprised the public by presenting a sneak peek of the future low MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle), Stargazer. A total of three leaked images are shown related to its future products.

“Step into the future with a dream look is the dream of many people. Look forward to innovative designs to support your journey to various destinations. Hyundai Stargazer coming soon!” write a photo description on the upload on the hyundaimotorindonesia Instagram account, Friday (17/6/2022).

Hyundai Shows Stargazer Photo Cuts on Social Media

Talking about this latest image, Hyundai displays the front, back and a little side for its newest product. Actually, this view is not much different from some of the leaks that have been broadcast and obtained by Oto.com.

The front view is reminiscent of the shape of the Hyundai Staria. The LED lights that extend from left to right are the hallmark of Hyundai's future low MPV design. The similarity of this design is also present in the headlamp which is also slightly downwards, right on the front bumper.

In the leaked rear image, Hyundai shows a futuristic elongated stop lamp design. There is no combination thick line, only a firm line that also extends from right to left of the entire back door.

As for the side is still a mystery. Hyundai only shows the front side which shows the typical dynamic rim design that is also used on the Staria.

The presence of this leaked image makes a clear marker for the presence of the low MPV from Hyundai. Finally, the information obtained is the certainty of the name Stargazer on the product. This is known from the filing of a trade name in November 2020 with the number DID2020072199 and registered with the Directorate General of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights. Documents registered by Hyundai Motor Company.

The latest, through the DKI Jakarta Samsat page, it is known NJKB and the variants that will be embedded in the Stargazer. The nomenclature of the variants resembles the naming on the Hyundai Creta model.

Based on the DKI Jakarta Samsat list, there is a Stargazer code ACT15 4x2A with an NJKB of Rp. 164 million. If you look at the code, it is likely the Active variant with a 1.5L 4x2 drive engine and automatic transmission.

Continue to code Stargazer ACT 15 4x2M with an NJKB of Rp. 155 million. Next up is the Stargazer PRM 15 4x2A with an NJKB value of Rp. 202 million, the Stargazer STY15 4x2 A with an NJKB of Rp. 189 million. There are still Stargazer TRN 15 4x2A with an NJKB value of Rp. 176 million and Stargazer TRN15 4x2 M with an NJKB value of Rp. 167 million.

Possible PRM codes for Prime, STY for Style and TRN for Trend. Same as given to Creta.

Another interesting piece of information is that Stargazer's NJKB is still lower than Creta's. The Creta SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) has an NJKB with amounts ranging from Rp. 193 million to Rp. 254 million. It could be that the price offered to Stargazer will be in the range of Rp. 200 million to Rp. 250 million.

Preparations to present the Stargazer are still being carried out by Hyundai. The team also had time to find a vehicle that might be a Stargazer being tested amidst the density of the Cipali Toll Road at KM 207 some time ago. Although covered with camouflage stickers, the vehicle's figure shows several parts that characterize Hyundai products. Like the LED stop lamp with a vertical design, the wide rear windshield ensures a spacious cabin for the LMPV segment. The headlights feature four-point LEDs, with the side shape reminiscent of the Staria MPV.

Regarding the engine, looking at the NJKB information above, it's probably still using the same engine as the Creta. This engine produces 115 PS of power and 144 Nm of torque.

So when is the official presence of this new product? It is likely to be present at the auto show in August 2022.

Honda CBU Motorcycle Price Update, Cheapest Rp. 76 million

 Not only selling locally assembled products, Astra Honda Motor (AHM) also sells imported CBU (Completely Build Up) units. There are various models, ranging from classic types, scooters to adventure. Most of them are imported in whole form from Thailand and the price is quite expensive. Now the cheapest price tag is IDR 76 million. Here are the options.

Honda CRF 250 Rally

CRF250 Rally

Power and torque is greater than its predecessor. If previously it had 24.7 hp of power and 22.6 Nm of torque, now the maximum power produced reaches 25.6 hp at 8,500 rpm and 23.1 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm.

The semi-double cradle frame design and exhaust cover and singwarm use the latest model, the load is reduced by 3 kg. Now the dry weight is only 152 Kg. The fuel tank can now hold 12.8 liters.

Front suspension uses up side down measuring 43 mm, and swing arms made of aluminum, with Pro-Link Single Shock suspension at the rear. Both front and rear use Showa alerts.

This model comes with aluminum rims in Alumite black color. Measuring 21 inches in front and 18 inches behind. Wrapped with dual purpose tires (80/100 front and 120/80 rear. Braking is equipped with Floating Wave Disk type discs with a diameter of 256 mm and two piston calipers mounted on the front wheels. And the rear is 220 mm in diameter and has one piston caliper.

Forza 250

Astra Honda Motor (AHM) gave a refresh to Forza early last year. The gambot scooter gets an update in the runway and display sectors. The imported scooter or Completely Build-Up (CBU) from Thailand is now marketed at a price of Rp. 90.313 million On The Road (OTR) Jakarta. Comes with four exclusive color choices, namely Pearl Horizon White, Indy Gray Metallic, Mat Gunpowder Black Metallic and Candy Rosy Red.

The body shape of the 2021 Honda Forza 250 is getting sharper. Seen on several sides, the front and back. Although given a new touch, this premium scooter still presents a comfortable sitting position. The terraced model seats are able to spoil the user and the pillion.

Honda Forza

The latest winker design on the mirrors also strengthens the impression of exclusivity. If the previous model was in the form of a long box, now it has a sharp shape. Then the electrical adjustable windscreen as a windscreen height regulator was updated. The latest model has a higher adjustment distance of about 40mm. 

The muffler cover design uses a new version, has a sharper line pull. If you look at it in more detail, the radiator components are also slightly more advanced in line with the fuel tank.

All lighting systems have adopted LED technology, both in front and behind. Honda Forza has been equipped with the ESS (Emergency Stop Signal) feature. Then it is equipped with supporting features for passing lamps and hazard lights for emergencies. As well as having an extra large U-box size, it can store 2 helmets and other luggage.

This model has been equipped with a console box with a USB Charger on the front. The power-enhancing device is a USB model, just plug in the smartphone's default charger cable without the need for additional connectors. The position can be closed, so it is safer.

The latest Honda Forza 250 gets a new technology, namely, eSP+. (enhanced Smart Power+). Still carrying the 249.01 cc engine, SOHC, one cylinder, liquid cooled. This mechanical heart is equipped with fuel injection technology (PGM-FI). Performance on paper is capable of spraying a peak torque of 24 Nm at 6,250 rpm and a maximum power of 23.5 hp at 7,750 rpm. Equivalent CVT transmission system. Gasoline tank capacity of 11.5 liters.

Various other advanced features are maintained. Among them is the Honda Smart Key System which is integrated with an anti-theft alarm and Answer Back System. Then there is the combination digital panel meter. Has complete information such as the Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) indicator as a motorcycle traction controller that functions to prevent tire slippage, maintenance indicators, trip meters, fuel consumption indicators, speed and RPM.

This model uses tubeless tires measuring 120/70 - 15 M/C for the front tires and 140/70 - 14 M/C for the rear. Meanwhile, in terms of braking, this large scooter is equipped with front and rear discs that use a 2 Channel ABS system.

monkey

The Honda Monkey has been marketed in Indonesia since mid-2019. At that time, Astra Honda Motor (AHM) priced this tiny motorbike at a price of Rp. 65 million. Now three years later, the price has reached IDR 82.533 million OTR DKI Jakarta. This iconic motorcycle, which is still fully imported (CBU) from Thailand, has three color choices. Consists of Banana Yellow, Pearl Nebula Red and Pearl Shining Black.

Honda Monkey

He last received an update in mid 2021. The refresh includes the appearance and improvement of the engine side. Even so, the form remains the same. Still compact dimensions and light weight.

In terms of appearance, the Honda Monkey appears with the latest stripe color. Coupled with color changes to the frame and rim. If the old model used the concept of a framework similar to the color of the tank paint, now it's all black. Likewise on both wheels.

Apart from the refresh, everything is still the same. The classic design is still his trademark. Seen from the chrome color in some parts of the motor. It's on the front and rear fenders, exhaust covers, lamp covers, speedometer covers, right engine covers, round mirrors to high-positioned handlebars.

The latest Honda Monkey power support is equipped with a horizontal 5-speed SOHC, 125cc engine and is still supported by PGM-FI technology. This air-cooled mechanical heart gets an update on its diameter and stride length. Previously it was 52.4 x 57.9, now it is 50 x 63.1. The character is overstroke, so it is able to issue a large amount of power and torque at low and medium RPM.

When referring to the specifications released in Europe, it is noted that he is capable of producing 9.2 hp of power at 6,750 rpm and a maximum torque of 11 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The compression ratio also increases, when the old model 9.3:1 is now 10:1.

Not completely classic nuances, this bike has embraced modern elements. It can be seen in the lighting system which has adopted LED technology. Above the main lighting, there is a round full LCD digital meter panel. Just like other Honda superior products, it also uses the answer back system technology. Then the key is given a wave pattern with the Old Wing logo motif.

The upside down front suspension matches the color of the body. The rear uses dual suspension, resulting in the appropriate balance and flexibility.

In terms of safety, the Honda Monkey has used single-channel ABS in its braking system with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to prevent the rear tire from lifting during sudden braking. The 12-inch diameter tires with block patterns give a dashing impression. The pleasure of driving with it is supported by 120/80 front tires and 130/80 rear tires.

 Supercub C125

Honda Super Cub C125 is an imported product from Thailand. In other words, the status of this motor is an external assembly or CBU (Completely Build-Up). For the first time on the floor at GIIAS 2018, it was initially marketed at a price of Rp. 55 million. However, he is currently being sold for Rp. 76.689 million OTR DKI Jakarta. He was asked to be the most expensive duck in Indonesia.

Honda Supercub

In the middle of last year, he got a refresher. It gets a new touch in terms of features and engines. From the display sector, there are differences with the previous model. Now there are rear seats and have a new all-black color. The new color is called Matte Axis Gray Metallic and uses seats wrapped in red color. Similar to the Pearl Niltava Blue version. While Pearl Nebula Red remains with an ash shell.

The mechanical heart of the Honda Super Cub C125 is also embedded with new components. But the specifications remain the same, single cylinder 125 cc SOHC, 4 stroke, air cooled with two valves. Bore x stroke size changes. Previously it was 52.4 mm x 57.9 mm, now it is 50 x 63.1 mm. Compression ratio increased to 10:1 before 9.3:1. The fuel induction still carries the PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection) injection technology.

Apart from the addition of rear seats and passenger footrests, other appearances have not changed. Still carrying the premium retro design. The original is still maintained such as the round headlight design, the elongated exhaust model, with a separate design seat model, leg protectors, metal rear fenders, and is supported by reliable performance and various premium features behind its unique appearance.

The entire lighting system is LED technology. Panel Meter adopts a combination of analog and digital. Another premium and modern feature that is embedded is the Smart Key System. And already integrated with Answer Back System.

The Super Cub C125 is based on a tubular steel C110 'Backbone' frame. Equipped with a Toolbox on the right side, which allows riders to store their luggage in a minimalist form. Pinned telescopic front suspension and twin rear suspension (swing arm).

The wheels are made of aluminum with an elegant 17-inch diameter. Both wheels are wrapped with tubeless tires measuring 70/90 and 80/90, respectively. Braking is equipped with a disc brake system at the front and drum at the rear.

CT125

Astra Honda Motor officially launched the CT125 in August 2020. It is a type of moped. The price offered is quite fantastic for a duck class. It was first released at IDR 76.8 million, now IDR 77.565 million OTR Jakarta. It is imported as a whole, aka Completely Built Up (CBU) from Thailand. Comes with a choice of colors, namely Glowing Red.

Honda CT125

This moped is included in the Honda CT-series family that has existed since 1964. Historically it is known as a light offroad moped. You could say, CT aka Trail Cub is an offroad version of the Honda Super Cub.

His distinctive features are a compact body, dual purpose tires, and a scrambler motorcycle exhaust. The seats use a single seat model and there is an iron shelf with the Trail Hunter logo on the back.

The headlights carry the classic round model, just like its predecessor. The turn signal is box-shaped and sticks under the handlebar. Underneath are the front fenders made of iron, further strengthening the tough look of this model.

Although he looks classic, he has embedded modern elements. All lighting sectors have LED technology. The headlights are round with an aesthetic circular DRL. Then the full-digital panel meter with a round and compact design.

The driving position is quite comfortable thanks to the high and wide handlebars with naked models. In addition, the placement of the intake air duct is positioned high to reduce the entry of dust. The exhaust is also designed in a scrambler model. In order to reduce the heat on the feet, from the neck to the back wrapped with a cover. To protect the engine, mounted iron on both sides and the bottom skid plate.

Specifications Honda CT125 Hunter Cub is still identical to the Super Cub 125, because it uses the same base engine. Equipped with a 125 cc engine, 1-cylinder, SOHC, PGM-FI injection, 4 stroke and air cooled. This bike has a bore and stroke of 52.4 x 57.9 mm with a compression ratio of 9.3:1. It is noted that the kitchen spur is capable of blowing power of 8.7 hp at 7,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 11 Nm at 4,500 rpm.

Because it was created to traverse all areas of road conditions, that's why the manufacturer gave it a kick starter. He uses a rigid and lightweight frame. The fuel tank has a capacity of 5.3 liters. The gasoline reservoir is perfectly wrapped behind the driver's seat, so that it is kept away from water if it hits a flood.

Telescopic front suspension with top and bottom triangle models. the playing distance is 10 mm, which is higher than other mopeds. Equipped with a dustproof rubber cover in the style of a dirt bike. The rear adopts dual shocks.

Use rims with a radius of 17 inches in diameter with semi dual purpose tires. The front and rear round rubber are given the same size, namely 80/90. And the braking system for both wheels already uses discs.