Honda has closed its offer for its car Honda Civic Hybrid to be available at Rs. 13.36 lakh. The company received an overwhelming response to its scheme in India that was announced on November 12, 2008. It received more than 1100 inquiries in just 4 days and 235 confirmed bookings. The cars planned for the scheme have already been allocated against the confirmed bookings and the company will make deliveries by the end of November.
“The huge interest in the Civic Hybrid shows that Indian customer is ready to adopt such new environment friendly technologies. The introduction of the special price was our effort to promote this technology. We are very hopeful that with Government’s support for these environment friendly vehicles, a lot more customers would be able to experience this technology in future,” said Mr Jnaneswar Sen, Vice President, Honda Siel Cars India.
The Honda Civic Hybrid model is an eco-friendly car that is powered by both petrol and batteries. It is imported from Japan as a Completely Built Unit and attracts 100% import duty. It is priced at Rs. 21.5 lakh in India. The slashed price offer was open for a limited period only. The car requires 5 months to be made and shipped to India. There are no fresh arrivals expected for this model till March 2009 now.