Riot Engine was at the Chennai launch event of the Honda Amaze. While we’re yet to drive the Amaze, we were able to bring you this quick walkaround.

The response to the sub compact sedan from Honda is simply staggering. This correspondent has not been able to complete a conversations with friends, family and random strangers without the Amaze cropping up somewhere.

Honda is wary though. While the company has no qualms about stressing how technologically sound their diesel technology is, when asked about numbers expected to sell, one company spokesperson said ‘The initial interest is encouraging, but we are aware the interest will level out at some point’.