Honda teases sleek Brio sedan

tclint
Full Throttle
27 October 2012

Honda has published an official teaser image of the Brio Sedan on its Thailand website. Contrary to the 'rendered images' put out by some Indian automobile websites, the Brio sedan has a very futuristic design, with cues taken from the Honda City.

The company hasn't divulged any information beyond the above photo. However, what we can clearly see are the i-VTEC badge on the car's rear and '1.2' written on the image. This clearly suggests the car will be powered by the Brio hatchback's 1.2 litre i-VTEC motor.

Rumour has it that the Brio Sedan will also get a scaled down version of the 1.6 i-DTEC diesel engine that was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. Although there's no official word on this yet, expect a 1.5 litre diesel Brio sedan by April 2013, followed by a diesel Brio hatchback and City.

Being a sub-4metre car, the Brio sedan will take on the Maruti Dzire, Tata Indigo eCS and the Mahindra Verito CS that will be launched by March 2013.