The Mahindra XUV500 AT has been launched in India at Rs 15.53 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The AT option is available on the W8 FWD variant as well on both the FWD and AWD variants of the W10 model. The W10 FWD AT has been priced at Rs 16.36 lakh while the W10 AWD AT has been priced at Rs 17.36 lakh. The automatic variants will be available in showrooms from December 5 onwards.
There is a lot riding on the small shoulders of this second generation Ford Figo hatchback. Although the EcoSport has been doing pretty well, it’s a small hatch that gets you big numbers in a developing country like India. The Ford Aspire sub-compact sedan has been well received by Indian car buyers and without a doubt has aroused a positive response in the market. In an effort to follow up on this good reaction, the American car maker has quickly launched the Figo, which is essentially the hatchback iteration of the Aspire. Like with the sedan, Ford has spared no effort in making the Figo as good as it can be. It’s spacious, well equipped, has strong engines and is quite nice to look at. Ford seems to have nailed it with the pricing especially for the base and mid variants and this definitely puts the Figo in good stead. However, price and equipment is not the only determining factor of a car’s success and the Figo has to deliver as an all-rounder.
The Beetle is finally coming back to India this year. Volkswagen is set to launch the third-generation model of the iconic brand here, three years after its global debut in 2012.The Beetle has come a long way from its humble start in 1938 as a people’s car to being a lifestyle icon; here are our first impressions of the soon to be launched three-door hatchback.