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All New Honda Vario 160 Officially Launched Using ABS Brakes and New Engine

As predicted, PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) released a brand-new product from the Vario family. Yes, the All New Honda Vario 160 which carries a machine similar to the PCX160 is officially launched. 

The price only increased slightly from the Vario 150. AHM markets the All New Honda Vario 160 at an on the road (OTR) price for DKI Jakarta Rp. 25.800.000,- for the CBS type. While the all new Vario 160 with ABS brakes is given a tag of IDR 28.5 million.

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160


AHM President Director Keiichi Yasuda said the various design innovations, technologies and features developed made the All New Honda Vario 160 the dream motorbike for scooter enthusiasts who wanted a high-performance motorcycle with a larger and more sophisticated design.

"Various embedding of advanced features and technology equipped with the latest 160 cc engine with 4 valves ESP + and premium sporty design on the All New Honda Vario 160, we believe will provide a more enjoyable everyday driving experience," said Yasuda in his remarks Wednesday (2/2). /2022).



Vario 160 design changes to be bigger with sporty lines. The use of tubeless tires front 100/80-14 and rear 120/70-14 plus a combination of burnt titanium alloy wheels on the ABS type.
The feature now comes with the Honda Smart Key System which is equipped with an alarm and answer back system. The ABS type is equipped with safety features such as the Antilock-Braking System (ABS) and the rear position brake device is equipped with a rear disc brake.

The USB charger type A feature is also present to facilitate charging needs. The LED feature is present as well as a full digital panel that displays a variety of information.

New Honda Vario 160 carries the latest generation engine with a capacity of 160 cc 4 valve ESP +, liquid cooled, which is able to reduce friction and produce maximum power up to 11.3 kW @ 8500 rpm with peak torque of 13.8 Nm @ 7000 rpm.

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160


The All New Honda Vario 160 comes with the application of eSAF (enhanced Smart Architecture Frame) technology to make this premium sporty scooter even more agile and easy to drive. This model is claimed to have a fuel efficiency of 46.9 km / liter. The test is carried out by activating the environmentally friendly feature Idling stop system with the EURO 3 WMTC (World-wide Motorcycle Test Cycle) test method.

The All New Honda Vario 160 is marketed with 2 types, namely CBS and ABS. For the CBS type, there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande Matte Red colors. As for the ABS type, there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande White colors. The ABS type has wheels with burnt titanium color and a touch of the Vario emblem which increasingly gives a more premium impression

The Latest Toyota Voxy Has Landed in Indonesia

Shortly after its release in Japan, the latest generation of Toyota Voxy immediately entered the Indonesian market. There are many indications that show this. It is even estimated that he will be officially present at the upcoming Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2022.

The news of the arrival of the new Voxy was confirmed by one source from OTO.com. The premium MPV is fully imported from Japan. Also circulating on social media, photos of this car being carried by a truck (towing) in unit delivery. Let's check what's new.

Toyota Voxy
Toyota Voxy


When you look at the outer body of the Voxy 2022, there is a slight shrinkage. Especially the length of the body, to 4,695 mm from the previous 4,710 mm. Then the width is now 1,730 mm from 1,735 mm. The wheelbase remains at 2,850 mm. Then he only rose slightly from 1,895 mm to 1,925 mm. The wheels use 17-inch dual tone rims and 205/55 tire profiles. In terms of shock absorbers, Toyota still uses the McPherson Strut type at the front plus the Torsion Beam supports the rear.

The machines that will be sold for the Indonesian market are conventional types. Not a hybrid version. Voxy carries a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated Dynamic Force M20A-FKS power driver. With a four-cylinder DOHC configuration, the power is channeled to 170 PS at 6,600 rpm and a peak torque of 202 Nm at 4,900 rpm. Power distribution to the front wheels relies on a CVT Direct-Shift transmission. It would be expensive if TAM gave the all wheel drive (AWD) variant. Distribution via FWD is sufficient, so the price is always reasonable.

Toyota Voxy 2022
Toyota Voxy


Then regarding the features, it is definitely complete. Toyota Safety Sense will be available as a safety support. Most recently, there is Proactive Driving Assist. The device is capable of interfering with steering and deceleration. Its function is to prevent cars from getting too close to pedestrians, cyclists and cars parked on the side of the road. So, be able to anticipate objects around that have the potential to move suddenly. The system is also tasked with keeping the speed drop less necessary. For example, when approaching objects in front, in order to reduce the frequency of shifting the gas and brake pedals.

Then the pre-collision feature is also getting great. Now it can detect vehicles or motorbikes at crossroads. Can detect vehicles coming from the opposite direction when the car enters the intersection area. The package includes low speed acceleration control, parking support brakes, emergency steering assist, lane change assist, front cross-traffic alert and many others.

No less interesting is the body design. The Voxy 2022 has a superjembar front grille in the form of five horizontal blades up front. While the edges are wrapped in a beautiful and charming chromium layer. The shape of the lamp housing plus a narrow style DRL, adapts to global trends. The stature is boxy but has an extreme face. For the official price, the units were released from 3,090,000 yen (Rp 389 million) to 3,960,000 yen (Rp 498 million).

How about the selling price in Indonesia. Currently, Toyota offers one variant of the All New Voxy, namely 2.0 A/T at a price of IDR 510,850,000. Just a prediction, the price of OTR Jakarta will be estimated at Rp 550 million. Wait for the update info.

Yamaha All New NMax 155 Has a New Color

Yamaha Indonesia is updating the All New NMax 155. The premium skutik from the Maxi family got a new color. New kelir includes Matte Green and Metallic Red which have previously been embedded in the XMax 250. The presence of new paint turns out there is an increase in the price of hundreds of thousands.

Yamaha All New NMax 155
Yamaha All New NMax 155


In addition to the new color options, new touches are also given to the All New NMax 155 standard blue variant. Precisely, on the side body cover in the leg area (boomerang cover). If previously both sides of the cover were glossy black, now made into matte or doff.

"Driving needs and diverse consumer character, encourage Yamaha to continue to strive to meet the expectations and expectations of premium scooter lovers. So we present new colors in the Yamaha Maxi scooter line. In addition to enriching consumer choice, Matte Green and Metallic Red colors on the All New NMax 155 also add value in terms of lifestyle trends. Both colors are special paints specifically designed to increase the impression of premium and masculine in increasing pride while driving," said Antonius Widiantoro, Public Relations Manager, YRA & Community PT Yamaha Indonesia Motor Mfg.

The Matte Green color is available in all variants of the All New NMax 155 (Standard, Connected, Connected ABS). The premium and fashionable impression is getting stronger through the combination of matte green and black colors embedded in the motor body. In order to maintain the impression and impression of luxury that has been attached so far, the gold wheels are still maintained.

Yamaha All New NMax 155
Yamaha All New NMax 155



Meanwhile, the Metallic Red color is available in the All New NMax 155 Standard and Connected (Std. Upgrade) variants. Glossy red paint is now chosen to replace the matte red color that was previously used. The appearance also looks more sporty and masculine so it is suitable for use by active, energetic riders.

From the color refresh, there is a price correction for the All New NMax 155. The All New NMax 155 Connected ABS, which was sold at the end of last year for Rp. 34.4 million, is now Rp. 34.8 million. All New NMax 155 Connected (Std. Upgrade) previously IDR 31,450 million, now IDR 31,950 million. Meanwhile, the standard version, which was previously Rp. 30.2 million, has changed to Rp. 30.700 million OTR DKI Jakarta.

For information, the All New NMax 155 carries a 155cc SOHC, Liquid Cooled 4-stroke engine. Its flagship technology remains Blue Core and Variable Valve Actuation (VVA). In addition to being more powerful and fuel efficient, this technology also provides torque that is evenly distributed at every engine speed. The latest Yamaha Nmax has a maximum power of 15.1 hp / 8,000 rpm with a torque of 13.9 Nm / 6,500 rpm.

The superior features for the highest variant are the Smart Key System with Immobilizer and Answer Back System, Dual Channel ABS and Traction Control System. The rest are all similar, LED headlamp and stop lamp, Electric Power Socket, Handle Bar Switch Control, Smart Motor Generator (SMG), Stop & Start System (SSS) and Y-Connect

Check out the All New Honda Vario 160 Update Series

Astra Honda Motor (AHM) has officially launched the All New Honda Vario 160. He comes with an almost complete change. Especially now he carries a 160cc 4 valve enhanced Smart Power Plus (eSP+) engine that is identical to the PCX 160. 

Offered with two types, CBS is sold for Rp25.8 million and Rp28.5 million for the ABS version. Then what about the details of other features and updates offered by this stick? Check out the full information.

Check out the All New Honda Vario 160 Update Series
Check out the All New Honda Vario 160 Update Series

All New Honda Vario 160 Update Series

1. Machine

The all-new Honda Vario 160 gets the latest generation of engines. Now he carries a 160 cc engine crammed with four valves, SOHC, liquid-cooled and enhanced Smart Power Plus (eSP+) technology. It is able to produce maximum power up to 15.3 Hp at 8,500 rpm with a peak torque of 13.8 Nm in the kitiran 7,000 rpm. Bore x stroke size is now 60 x 55.5 mm, previously 57.3 x 57.9 mm. The compression ratio also increased, the old model of 10.6:1 is now 12:1.

When compared to the old model, the increase in power is quite significant. Previously 13 Hp / 8,500 and torque only increased slightly, namely from 13.4 Nm / 5,000 rpm. While the PCX 160 is capable of spewing 16 Hp power at 8,500 rpm and 15 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. 

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160

2. Frame

To support comfort, he uses the same frame technology as Genio and All New Scoopy. Namely the application of eSAF frame (enhanced Smart Architecture Frame). Making this sporty premium stick more agile and easy to drive. But unlike its smaller sibling, the eSAF frame paired with the Vario 160 did not have a positive impact on other sectors. The weight actually increases. Previously 112 kg is now 115 kg (CBS) and 117 kg (ABS). The volume of fuel and luggage space under the seats also did not change, still 5.5 liters and 18 liters, respectively.

3. Design and Dimensions

The concept is still the same as before, still carrying sportsmanship-style sticks. It has firm design lines. But now he's no longer slim. Some body panels are made to bulge solid. It's clear on the front. Made like a multilevel model. The front lighting system still relies on Dual Keen LED Headlight. Also equipped with sein lights that no longer squint down. Given a barrier with the pull of the headlamp cover line. Looks aggressive and classy.

Adjusting to the front shield, the center panel looks a little bulging. While the tail section applies modern motifs. The rear body is filled with a 3-dimensional (3D) emblem that says Vario 160 (ABS type only). The elegant impression becomes stronger visible from the side.

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160


The back is still supported by a luxurious look, because it applies a separate stop lamp and sein design. The stop light model changes completely but still tapered upwards. Especially given a muffler cover coated with aluminum just like having a PCX 160. The sporty impression becomes more and more pronounced.

Of all the accepted design changes, the dimensions are only slightly different. Previously 1,919 x 679 x 1,062 mm, now it is 1,929 x 679 x 1,088 mm (PxLxT). The seating height was originally 769mm to 778mm. The wheelbase is now shorter at 1,277, the old model is 1,280 mm. The lowest distance to the ground increased by 8mm to 140mm.

4. Features

Make the highest variant has been immersed Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Automatic rear braking is equipped with discs. The CBS type is still like the old model. Then there is a USB charger type A to recharge the phone without the need to use additional adapters.

Make other equipment is still identical to the previous model. Such as front-back LED and turn signal, Side Stand Switch, Brake Lock System, multifunctional double inner rack, Smart Key System integrated with Answer Back System and Anti Theft Alarm and full digital instrument panel and use negative display technology. The shape is still the same as the old version, it's just that for the most expensive variant there is an ABS indicator.

5. Legs

The affairs of the legs still entrust the telescopic front suspension and rear use swing arm that maximized the single shockbreaker. However, it is believed to be able to dampen vibrations and still feel comfortable to use even in heavy terrain.

While the diameter of the wheel is still identical, which is 14 inches. But now use a new model bar. The round skin is also now wide-profile. If previously used 80/90 and 100/80, currently 100/80 (front) and 120/70 (back). Both tires are tubeless.

6. Variant

Now the All New Vario 160 has two variants that are no longer distinguished based on stripes and graphics. It is now divided into CBS and ABS. For the CBS type there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande Matte Red colors. This unit is sold for Rp 25.8 million OTR DKI Jakarta.

As for the ABS type, there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande White colors. This model has a 3D emblem on the rear body panel and titanium burnt-out alloy wheels. The price is Rp28.5 million OTR DKI Jakarta.

AHM Sets High Target for All New Honda Vario 160

All New Vario 160 becomes honda's latest product that comes in early 2022. This product answers the needs of premium scooters with a powered engine that becomes the dream of the motorcycle rider segment for the daily.

The most obvious change is the size of the engine which is now getting bigger, which is 156.9 cc. The motor that uses the new eSP+ technology produces 15.4 ps of power at 8,500 rpm and 13.8 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm.

"Various embedding features and advanced technology equipped with the latest 160cc engine with 4 eSP+ valves and premium sporty design on the All New Honda Vario 160, we believe will provide a more enjoyable daily driving experience," said President Director of PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) Keiichi Yasuda in his speech at the launch of the All New Honda Vario 160, Wednesday (2/2/2022).

Playing in the motorcycle market with many rivals, Honda also targets this Vario 160 with a considerable number. This is in light of the overall change offer of this latest Vario product makes Honda confident in targeting sales. "Our target for Vario 160 is about 450,000 units a year," AHM Director of Markting Tetsuya Komine said on the same occasion.

All New Vario 160
All New Vario 160

Thomas Wijaya, Marketing Director of AHM revealed, the presence of Vario 160 is expected to provide stimulus to the two-wheeled market in Indonesia, especially the skutik segment. According to Thomas, current market conditions can not be separated from the pandemic situation that is still rolling with the presence of a new variant of Omicron that is now spreading in Indonesia.

"We look forward to returning to the health factor. In a sense, this pandemic is under control of course mobility becomes very awake. There is maintained mobility, meaning the economy is moving and can grow so that the market also recovers including demand," thomas said.

In addition, Honda itself targets to lift sales of 4 million to 4.2 million units in 2022. The two-wheel market forecast this year is around 5.1 million to 5.3 or 5.4 million units. This figure alone is still far from the market before the pandemic which can reach 6 million units per year.

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160



The Vario 160 comes with a larger body size with a firm line character that makes it look premium. The use of tubeless tires with a wide tread that is 100/80-14 in front and 120/70-14 at the back with a combination of burnt titanium rims makes it look more sporty.

Some safety and security features are present in the Vario 160 such as the Honda Smart Key System which is equipped with an alarm and answer back system. In the ABS type comes ABS braking and rear brake devices with discs.

For convenience, there is a USB type A charger on the left storage console. On the right comes also a storage console that is enough to store a drink bottle.

The modern side comes from the use of LED technology for the front and back. The modern impression comes from the digital meter panel screen that provides information about speedometer, mileage, fuel, Smart Key indicator, digital clock, fuel consumption, battery voltage indicator, oil change, trip meter, ISS indicator and ABS. The luggage is 18 liters which is enough to store a variety of daily driving needs.

All New Honda Vario 160 comes with the application of eSAF frame technology (enhanced Smart Architecture Frame) making this sporty premium scooter more agile and easy to drive. The weight of this frame became 11.7 kilograms from the previous 12.8 kilograms in the Vario 150 model.

All New Honda Vario 160 is marketed with 2 types namely CBS and ABS. For the CBS type there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande Matte Red colors. As for the ABS type, there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande White colors. Abs type has alloy wheels with burnt titanium color and a touch of Vario emblem that increasingly gives a more premium impression.

AHM markets the All New Honda Vario 160 at an on the road (OTR) price of DKI Jakarta Rp25.8 million, - for CBS type and Rp28,500,000,- for ABS type.


Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160

PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) has just introduced an update of the Vario 150 model, the All New Vario 160. This stick gets updates on the design side, the engine is also a frame that makes it worth the attention to be relied on daily activities. 

But the presence of the All New Honda Vario 160 raises questions. Especially regarding the fate of the old Vario 150 model which also became Honda's best-selling model.

Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160
Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160

Marketing Director of PT AHM, Thomas Wijaya revealed that with the presence of the Vario 160, the old Vario 150 model has stopped being produced. Thomas hopes the 160 model will soon be obtained by prospective customers who want Vario as the motor of his choice.

"The old Vario 150 is no longer available. We hope to soon offer Vario 160 to prospective customers in various regions," Thomas said at the launch of The All New Vario 160, Wednesday (2/2/2022).

Thomas revealed for the latest model Vario 160 it will continue to try to pursue production. The target is in February mid to late month, this new motorcycle has been delivered to consumer homes.

"Bookings can already start today (after launch). We are working in the middle to end of this month (February)," Thomas said.

Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160
Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160

Regarding the price, Honda marketed the Vario 160 at an on the road (OTR) price of DKI Jakarta Rp25,800,000,- for the CBS type and Rp28,500,000, - for the ABS type. According to Thomas this price rises slightly with the previous model and is still considered competitive with embedded changes.

"The increase is around Rp1.2 million with the previous model. If you look at the current PCX price at Rp31 million to Rp32 million, Vario 160 is in the midst of filling consumers who want Rp25 million products. If with Vario 125 products, the change is around Rp3 million to Rp5 million with the Vario 150 model. "It's different," Thomas said.

The Vario 150 model was previously offered with an Exclusive option priced at Rp24,565 million, Exclusive Matte Black Rp24,715 million and Sporty at the same price of Rp24,715 million. The previous Vario 150 offers eSP technology with ACG Starter, Idling Stop System, side stand switch, brake lock system, smart key, anser back system and anti thef alarm.

On the latest model Vario 160, the features mentioned above are back. But now the approach comes with a more premium sporty design and implies a large stick.

The use of tubeless tires with a wide tread that is 100/80-14 in front and 120/70-14 at the back with a combination of burnt titanium rims makes it look more sporty. For convenience, there is a USB type A charger on the left storage console. On the right comes also a storage console that is enough to store a drink bottle.

Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160
Vario 150 ended, officially replaced by all new Honda Vario 160

The modern side comes from the use of LED technology for the front and back. Also from the digital meter panel screen that provides information on speedometer, mileage, fuel, Smart Key indicator, digital clock, fuel consumption, battery voltage indicator, oil change, trip meter, ISS indicator and ABS. The luggage is 18 liters which is enough to store a variety of daily driving needs.

All New Honda Vario 160 comes with the application of eSAF frame technology (enhanced Smart Architecture Frame) making this sporty premium scooter more agile and easy to drive. The weight of this frame became 11.7 kilograms from the previous 12.8 kilograms in the Vario 150 model.

All New Honda Vario 160 is marketed with 2 types namely CBS and ABS. For the CBS type there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande Matte Red colors. As for the ABS type, there are Active Black, Grande Matte Black, and Grande White colors. Abs type has alloy wheels with burnt titanium color and a touch of Vario emblem that increasingly gives a more premium impression. 

Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness

PT Isuzu Astra Motor Indonesia (IAMI) announced their performance during 2021. Isuzu brand holders mentioned positive sales achievements over the past year compared to before. 

The report card becomes the capital of Isuzu Astra pede facing 2022 including the issue of readiness to face the implementation of Euro 4 rules.

President Director of PT Isuzu Astra Motor Indonesia (IAMI), Jap Ernando Demily said this in a media gathering, Wednesday (2/2/2022). He said 2021 is full of dynamics. Both from the health aspect with the Covid-19 pandemic, improving the economy, and increasing people's purchasing power.

Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness
Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness


"All these factors can be managed properly by us, IAMI, as the manufacturer and distributor of isuzu brand in Indonesia. So that we can seize opportunities and record a good performance in 2021, growing much better than in 2020," said Ernando.

Based on data from the Indonesian Motor Vehicle Industry Association (Gaikindo) retailly managed to record 27,278 units or market share contributed 24.3 percent to the commercial vehicle market. Isuzu Elf donated 23.2 percent, Isuzu Giga 13 percent, and Isuzu Traga 30.7 percent.

If detailed, Isuzu Traga throughout 2021 sold 12,022 units, the previous year only 6,660 units, then Isuzu Elf contributed sales of 12,723 units, the previous year 8,596 units, and in the medium truck segment, Isuzu Giga sold 2,181 units from the previous only 1,292 units.

Isuzu also reported export records this year. Shipments of Isuzu Astra products also increased dramatically from the previous year only 3,554 units, while in 2021 it managed to reach 5,005 units. Vehicle export activities are carried out to a number of countries such as The Philippines, Laos, Myanmar, to Latin America.

Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness
Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness


According to Ernando, last year's positive achievement was also due to new product factors. To coincide with the event GIIAS launched the all-new Isuzu Mu-X 4x4 and Isuzu D-Max. This product is a full model change, both in terms of interior design, exterior, to the technology used.

"With safety features and a new engine of 1,900 cc, we expect this new product to be able to provide more optimal performance for Isuzu Partners, especially those in the mining, plantation, oil &gas and rental company segments," said Ernando.

Target 2022

This result makes Isuzu Astra look at 2022 with optimism. Isuzu Astra believes the automotive market in Indonesia will again grow from various factors so that the automotive industry can again be passionate.

"For the commercial vehicle segment itself, we believe industry sectors such as palm oil, coal, logistics, cold chain, to courier will also still grow. And this is also a driving factor for the growth of our business. In addition, with the implementation of the Euro 4 regulation in April 2022, which we believe will definitely bring a direct postive impact to the environment, and not directly to the commercial vehicle business," said Ernando. 

Euro 4

Ernando stressed that Isuzu Astra is ready to cooperate with the government and support the implementation of Euro 4 regulations. Isuzu already has a very good supply to welcome the Euro 4 standard. Among other things, the experience of 10 years of common rail engines on Isuzu Giga, since 2011. The Isuzu mechanics at the dealership were ready and understood how to handle commonrail machines.

Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness
Isuzu confident in 2022, including euro 4 readiness


Isuzu sales and aftersales are ensured to both work together and synergize to be able to provide comprehensive and optimal solutions to customers. Isuzu has provided our after sales service starting from BIB (Isuzu Running Workshop) as many as 149 units, BMI (Isuzu Partner Workshop) as many as 86, and 2,403 partshops in 2021. "Therefore we are committed to always improve the quality and quantity of after-sales services," concluded Ernando.