Tata has finally taken the wraps off its Kite 5 compact sedan during the 2016 Auto Expo. It is a sub four metre sedan and will be sold alongside the Zica hatchback. It carries Tata’s Impact design philosophy and will be offered with both petrol and diesel engines.
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno hatchback has been recently exported to Japan through the Adani Port, Mundra in Gujarat. Maruti Suzuki has become the first manufacturer to export a locally made car in India to Japan.
It’s Mahindra’s rival to the ever impressive Maruti Swift and quite a unique one at that. It’s because of the way it looks – like an SUV. Sure, there is no shortage of stylish hatchbacks in the segment, but with the KUV 100, Mahindra has tried to give it a chunky, crossover-like stance and it definitely stands out from the crowd. As SUVs are the flavour of the moment in our country a jacked-up look assures its appeal.
Volkswagen is entering the compact sedan segment later this year with the Ameo. This is the first German sedan that is developed purely for the Indian market, to take advantage of the tax regulations here.