Maruti Suzuki has announced that it will offer dual airbags and ABS as an option in all variants of Swift and DZire, including the base variant. This has created new optional variants for all models barring the top-spec ZXi/ZDi where they are standard features. These variants have an additional cost of Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 for the Swift and Rs 11,000 to Rs 25,000 for the Dzire compact sedan.
We attended the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG GT S in New Delhi today, where the sports car made its India debut with a price tag of Rs 2.4 crore (ex-showroom Delhi). Here are the exact details of the new model as announced by Mercedes at the event.
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.