5-Door Suzuki Jimny Prototype Spy Shot Caught in Europe

The 5-door Suzuki Jimny is a reality. Long awaited, finally circulated the appearance of a prototype unit being tested. For those who want to have a Jimny with a more roomy cabin, they will be happier. The spy photos may indicate a slide is imminent. But which market came first is still a mystery?

Carscoops caught a 5-door Jimny while testing in Europe. Still tightly camouflaged, as if hiding an additional door behind. But the long wheelbase can't be disguised. Moreover, there is a 3-door model right next to it.

Even though it was covered by a disguise blanket, it didn't cover the original design. Only in the form of a sticker, so the design from the front to the stern is still clearly visible. Still identical to the 3-door Jimny, parts that don't really need to be changed first. Because it is still liked and gives off the iconic impression of the legendary petite offroader. The interior is also exposed. It's no different from the 3-door Jimny, but the monitor screen looks bigger.

April last year, leaked the specifications for the 5-door version. The details are quite clear especially the dimensions. Because that's the sector that most distinguishes the 3-door Jimny. Length increased by 300 mm to 3850 mm, as well as a stretched wheelbase of 300 mm to 2,550 mm. While other parts remain the same as the short version. It is 1,645 mm wide, 1,730 mm high and has a ground clearance of 210 mm. There are additional white and brown color options, although it is not yet known exactly what. This brings the total to 10 colors and there is the possibility of two-tone variations.

Cabins are believed to be more practical to transport more people. So it is suitable to be purchased by consumers who want to take a crowd on an adventure. Accommodation will not be as complicated as a 3-door Jimny with a narrow back seat. However, it is necessary to calculate the effect of adding wheelbase and dimensions. Generally will affect off-road capabilities.

New news comes from the kitchen runway sector. Especially for Europe, which is increasingly stringent in terms of exhaust emission regulations. To the extent that the 3-door Jimny has changed its status to a commercial car since 2021. For the sake of being able to be sold there. Well, there was news that the Jimny would later be powered by a hybrid engine. It makes sense, because Suzuki already has that. The possibility of applying mild-hybrid technology combined with the K15C DualJet engine. Fuel efficiency improves along with performance

It could be out in Europe first or even first in India. Because that's where the production center is located, apart from the Kosai factory in Japan. Prepared to fight local players in the Sub4m segment such as Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, and Maruti Vitara Brezza. But it is likely that it will only be realized in late 2022 or early 2023. If it is produced in India, it is also a market expectation that is difficult to meet the booming demand for the Jimny. Of course, there is hope that it can also be exported to the country. Fulfill the dream of a more logical price tag.

AHM Sets a Target of 30 Thousand New Honda ADV160 Sales Units by the End of 2022

 PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) finally released the new Honda ADV160 some time ago. Its launch is also a global debut, which indicates that this adventurous scooter is an important product for Honda's business in Indonesia.

The revision brought by the Honda ADV160 deserves appreciation. Because now it gets a new engine with a larger capacity, adde8d features, to minor changes in the design sector. The Marketing Director of PT AHM, Thomas Wijaya, explained that with all the updates in the ADV160, his party targets sales of this motorbike to reach 30 thousand units by the end of 2022.

"In the second semester, we hope to reach 20 to 30 thousand for 6 months, for the new Honda ADV, yes," said Thomas in Cikarang, West Java, recently.

Furthermore, according to Thomas, the actual sales target of this adventurous scooter is at 60 thousand units per year. However, because the new version of ADV was released in semester 2 they only set half the target by the end of this year. Yes, it means that sales of the previous version of the ADV150 have reached 30 thousand when referring to the sales expectations of the latest ADV model.

The sales target figure of 60 thousand units was slightly corrected from the sales target when the Honda ADV was first released in Indonesia. At that time, Thomas had said that this scooter was targeted to sell 100 thousand units per year.

As for the sales contribution, the Honda ADV is said to have contributed 10 percent to Honda's motorcycle business in Indonesia. The backbone of AHM sales is still supported by entry-level automatic products such as the Honda Beat, Scoopy, and Vario series.

Regarding the opportunity to be exported to other countries, according to Thomas, until now they are still focusing on meeting the needs of the domestic market first. It is confirmed that the New Honda ADV160 can be ordered and the units will gradually be distributed to the entire Honda dealer network in Indonesia.

"We focus on Indonesian consumers. Moreover, if there were those who were waiting, we would definitely focus more on the Indonesian people. We will see the conditions (for exports)," he explained.

AHM confirmed that the problem of the semiconductor chip crisis affected the fulfillment of Honda motorcycles in Indonesia. Therefore, the decision to prioritize the needs of domestic consumers over exports to other countries is the right choice for the company.

The New Honda ADV is now equipped with a new 156.9 cc engine (rounded to 160 cc), 4-valve configuration, and eSP+ technology. The engine design is identical to that of the Honda PCX 160 which produces a maximum power of 11.8 kW or 15.8 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and peak torque at 14.7 nm at 6,500 rpm.

In addition to the engine, the ADV160 also gets a new front and rear side body, a higher windscreen, a USB Type A port, a 30 liter trunk (2 liters up), a new panel meter, and the addition of a traction control safety feature or HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control). . If you have a plan to ask for her hand, below is the latest price for the Honda ADV160.

Honda e electric car has a limited edition version, only 50 units available

 Honda introduces a special edition to one of its electric cars. The eco-friendly vehicle comes with a new color choice, namely Premium Crystal Red. In addition, it also gets 17-inch alloy wheels and a special badge on the black rear.

This Limited Edition model was introduced by the Formula 1 racer who is also the 2021 world champion with Honda, namely Max Verstappen. This special edition of Honda e is sold in a limited way, which is only fifty units for the European market.

Honda e is a new generation electric vehicle made by Honda which is designed with a simple design, but focuses on ease of use for the rider. In accordance with current trends, Honda e also carries the distinctive style of modern urban society, supported by connectivity technology and dynamic driving performance.

The presence of the Honda e is a manifestation of Honda's steps to achieve its vision of 100 percent electric car sales in Europe 2025. Simplicity and retro style are embedded as a design identity, reminiscent of the 1971 Honda Life SA360. Free from aggressive strokes like Honda that is currently circulating. The circular lamp gives a retro feel. The pop-up handle is made flush with the panel, pops up immediately when the hand approaches. Conventional mirrors are absent from the display, replaced by a small camera that is broadcast through a screen in the cabin.

It's the same with interior design. Simple retrofuturistic emphasizes horizontal lines. The Honda e dashboard has two large, interconnected touch screens, to display various applications and entertainment services in a lounge-like setting.

Through this screen, drivers and passengers can enjoy various applications and connectivity with comfort. The system can also be operated via voice commands, which the Honda Personal Assistant (HPA) responds to. Intelligent artificial intelligence is claimed to continue to learn the owner's voice over time in order to provide accurate responses.

For the drive system, the Honda e is equipped with a 35.5 kWH battery with compact dimensions. With this power blend, this car is claimed to be able to drive up to 200 to 220 kilometers when the battery is fully charged.

Thanks to the placement of the battery in the center results in a 50:50 balanced weight distribution. The manufacturer calls this composition, the car becomes more stable and has rigid control. Water cooling in the battery section also ensures optimal temperature.

Regarding battery charging, this electric car made by Honda is also supported by fast charging technology. His claim to reach 80 percent condition can be completed in just 30 minutes.

This electric car also did not take long to get recognition from various institutions. In April 2020 Honda e received two awards from the Red Dot Award. In this event, Honda e won the "Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020" award in the car design category and "Red Dot 2020" in the Smart Products category.

Then in 2021, Honda e won other prestigious awards such as; “German Car of the Year 2021” and “World Urban Car of the Year” award at the 2021 World Car Awards.

For information, the Honda e was introduced in the world for the first time in a concept version under the name Honda urban EV Concept in 2017. Two years later, this model appeared in a prototype version at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Then in the same year he appeared in a mass production version. at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It also marks the start of sales of the car in Europe. As for the Asian region, it premiered at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show and went on sale in Japan in early 2020.

The most popular manual type Daihatsu Sigra, here's the reason

 Daihatsu Sigra is a 7-seater low cost green car (LCGC) vehicle that is the mainstay of PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM). Until May 2022, the car that was born thanks to a collaboration with PT Toyota-Astra Motor (TAM) has sold more than 257 thousand units. It has become the choice of the Indonesian people because it is pocket friendly, can fit a lot and has low operating costs.

Of the many Sigra units that have been sold throughout Indonesia, the best-selling variant is the manual transmission model. The percentage, manual type can reach 39 to 40 percent of total sales. Hendrayadi Lastiyoso, Marketing & Customer Relations Division Head of PT Astra International Daihatsu Sales Operation (AI-DSO) also tried to explain it.

"The Daihatsu Sigra is available in two engine variants. From 1,000 cc and 1,200 cc. The composition of sales of 1,000 cc is about 35 percent and 1,200 cc is 65 percent. If based on variants, the 1,200 cc R manual is the most in demand. If the percentage reaches 39 to 40 percent of total sales," he said at the launch of the New Daihatsu Sigra, at Summarecon Mall Bekasi, Thursday (7/7).

Furthermore, he conveyed that the Sigra color was the most sought after by Indonesian consumers. “At most it is dominated by three standard paints. First it is white or white which reaches 36 percent, then black or solid black is followed at 22 percent and the third is silver which is around 21 percent," said Hendrayadi.

Honda ADV 160 Credit Scheme with Installments of IDR 1.5 Million per Month

 PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) has launched the Honda ADV 160 with the latest technology and several changes in design from the ADV 150 edition. So what is the cheapest installment to be able to bring this adventurous scooter?

Honda offers two variants for the ADV 160. The Honda ADV 160 CBS type is offered for Rp. 36 million on the road in Jakarta, while the ABS type is offered at a price of Rp. 39 million on the road in Jakarta.

The Honda ADV 160 comes with several improvements from the ADV 150. Starting from the tough and sturdy urban explorer design, to the embedded technology features.

The kitchen is equipped with a 160cc 4 valve, liquid-cooled, eSP+ engine with a PGM-FI injection combustion system. The new engine is capable of producing 11.8 kW of power and up to 14.7 Nm of torque.

The New Honda ADV160 is supported by the Honda Smart Key and an alarm system and USB charger on the console box with a maximum power of 5V 2.1A, which replaces the power charger on the old model.

ADV 160 . Installment Scheme

When quoting from the main dealer Wahana Honda, the Honda ADV 160 CBS credit simulation, for the choice of the highest down payment is Rp. 6.7 million with the longest term of 35 months, then the monthly installment is Rp. 1,536,000.

If the tenor is the fastest, which is 11 months, the installments will be IDR 3,435,000 per month. Meanwhile, the lowest down payment is IDR 3.8 million, and the installments are IDR 3,806,000 (11 months) and IDR 1,717,000 (35 months).

Switch to Honda ADV 160 ABS, with the lowest down payment of IDR 4,100,000 and will receive installments of IDR 4,137,000 per month if you take 11 months, and IDR 1,867,000 for a 35 month tenor. The highest DP is IDR 7.2 million and for a period of 11 months the installments are IDR 3,740,000 and IDR 1,672,000 for 35 months installments.

Complete Surgery, Specifications, Features and Prices of the New Honda ADV160

 The New Honda ADV160 is the new champion scooter for PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM) in the Indonesian two-wheel market. The world debut on Friday (1/7) the automatic adventure is still enjoying the market alone, because until now rival brands have not produced their opponents.

The revisions made were quite significant, AHM injected a machine with a larger capacity, applied new features, and revised several body sectors. Interestingly, with the changes brought by the official price of this motorbike, it only starts from Rp. 300 thousand to Rp. 400 thousand from the ADV150 predecessor.

Complete Surgery, Specifications, Features and Prices of the New Honda ADV160

In this article, we will present in full the specifications, features, and prices of the new Honda ADV160 scooter in the Indonesian market. Is it worth taking it home to the garage? Let's see together.

Specifications of New Honda ADV 160

Our assumption is correct that the new Honda ADV will pack an engine similar to the Honda PCX 160. From the specification sheet, it carries a 156.9 cc engine (rounded to 160 cc), 4 valves, liquid cooling, and has eSP + injection technology (enhanced Smart Power plus).

The amount of power and torque is also identical to the PCX, where it is capable of producing a maximum power of up to 11.8 kW or 15.8 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and a peak torque of 14.7 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The engine is combined with ACG Starter technology which makes the engine starter momentum smoother.

Further to the compression blend the engine is at 12:1 with bore x stroke at 60 x 55.5 mm. Again the settings are similar to his brother, the PCX 160.

There is no more detailed information on what changes have been made, but if you refer to the statement from the Honda technical team which says that the base is picking up the PCX 160 engine, there are a number of revisions. Starting from the use of the hydraulic tensioner cam lifter, the application of roller bearings in the crankshaft, piston oil jets, changes in the air intake system, revision of the 2 mm throttle body size, changes in exhaust construction, and improvements to CVT components.

Added Advanced Features

In this sector the New Honda ADV160 also gets improvements. To increase driving safety, it is equipped with a traction control feature or HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control) specifically for the highest variant.

Next is the application of an adjustable windscreen which is about 75 mm higher. This change is explained by Honda to improve aerodynamics and maximize wind exposure. To be more complete, below are the features embedded in the ADV160:

  • The new panel meter looks like the Honda ADV350
  • Charging dock model USB Port type A
  • ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) for the highest variant
  • Full LED lighting (front, rear, turn signal)
  • DRL
  • hazard lights
  • ESS (Emergency Stop Signal)
  • Handlebars
  • Wavy disk
  • Luggage 30 liters (2 liters bigger)
  • Side Stand Switch
  • Keyless with security alarm.

 Dimensions of New Honda ADV160

In terms of dimensions, there is no significant difference between the ADV160 and the previous model. There is a slight difference in the height of the motor which is lower by 43 mm.

In general, this automatic motorbike has a length of 1,950 mm, a width of 763 mm, and a height of 1,196 mm. Meanwhile, the seat height has also been corrected by 75 mm or now to 780 mm, with the lowest distance to the ground still at 165 mm. With the changes in the ADV160, the weight increases by 1 kilogram or becomes 133 kg (dry weight) for all CBS and ABS variants.

As for the fuel tank, this motorbike is capable of drinking up to 8.1 liters of gasoline. From Honda's internal testing using the WTMC-Euro 3 method with the active ISS feature, the figure is 45 km per liter, so that when the fuel tank is full it can run up to 364 km.

Price of New Honda ADV160

AHM still offers the Honda ADV160 in 2 different variants, namely CBS and ABS. Both are sold with a tag of Rp. 36 million and Rp. 39.25 million, respectively, which have OTR Jakarta status.

As for color availability, the company offers 6 colors at once. The choices for the CBS variant are metallic black, white, and red. Then for the ABS variant, it comes in matte white, black, and red colors.

For those who are interested in owning the new Honda ADV160, AHM ensures that the unit can be ordered starting this July from the nearest dealers from your domicile. How, interested?

Toyota Introduces T-Care, New Car After Sales Service Up To 60,000 Km

 After-sales service is always a separate assessment for potential customers. The presence of a trusted service makes consumers not have to worry about vehicle maintenance and the availability of spare parts. PT Toyota-Astra Motor (TAM) prioritizes after-sales service for vehicle maintenance and goes a step closer to consumers. The latest is the T-Care periodic service program starting July 1, 2022. T-Care is given to customers who buy new cars for certain models with several benefits.

Toyota Introduces T-Care, New Car After Sales Service Up To 60,000 Km

One of them is free of service fees up to the 7th periodic service or a maximum of 3 years/60,000 kilometers. There is also free spare parts up to the 7th periodic service or a maximum of 3 years/60,000 kilometers. Then there is a prize in the form of an extended warranty for 1 year/20,000 kilometers so that the total Toyota warranty in Indonesia will be 4 years/120,000 kilometers, if the customer has regular service every six months.

This service applies to all Toyota customers who purchase new vehicles starting in July 2022 with the production code 2022. The models included in the T-Care program include the Corolla Cross and Corolla Cross Hybrid. Then C-HR Hybrid, Fortuner, LC-300, Raize, Rush, Alphard, Vellfire, Avanza, Veloz, Innova, Sienta, Voxy, Camry, and Camry Hybrid. Then the Corolla Altis and Corolla Altis Hybrid, Toyota 86, Vios, Yaris, Hilux, Hi-Ace Premio and Commuter and Toyota Supra. Special Supra is given on the second service to the 7th service or a maximum of 3 years/72,000 kilometers.

Anton Jimmi Suwandy, Marketing Director of PT TAM, said that Toyota has always focused on maintaining service quality. This is also expected to be part of educating customers about the importance of regular vehicle maintenance.

"Regular service is important so that the vehicle's performance can be maintained, as well as being safe and comfortable when used. We urge our customers to carry out regular servicing in accordance with Toyota's recommendations, which is every six months," said Anton in his statement.

For those who ask, what is exempt from the cost of spare parts in this T-Car program. The list is for gasoline engines, consisting of TMO Lubricant Engine Oil, filters, engine oil gaskets, air filters, TMO Chemical Brake Fluid, TMO Lubricant Manual Transmission, TMO Lubricant Differential Gear, plug gaskets and AC filters. For the diesel engine model, the modified device is the same as the gasoline engine but is added with TMO lubricant transfer gear oil.

T-Care is a development of the periodic service program previously introduced by Toyota, namely Free Periodic Service Fee. This program is a program that is free of service fees and spare parts costs up to the 6th periodic service with a maximum period of 4 years or 50,000. This program is awarded on a specific vehicle model and year.

For Toyota customers who buy a new vehicle before the T-Care launch period, they will continue to enjoy the free periodic service fee program. The models that received the after-sales program included Rush, Toyota 86, Land Cruiser, Alphard, Vellfire, Yaris, Kijang Innova, Fortuner, C-HR, Raize, Hilux, GR Yaris, Camry, Veloz, Avanza, Corolla Altis, Voxy and Hiace. . Through the free periodic service fee program, customers can enjoy free service fees up to the 6th periodic service and free spare parts fees up to the 6th periodic service with a maximum period of 4 years/50,000 kilometers.