Datsun is all set to re-launch itself in South Africa. The brand is ready hit the local market on October 20, more than 30 years after pulling out of the global markets in 1981. Nissan, as we know, is behind the revival of the Datsun brand in certain budget markets, including India.
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Come October 28 and Nissan will unveil its new SUV concept at the upcoming Sao Paulo Motor Show. The Japanese automaker has even released a teaser image, giving us all a sneak preview of the concept model.
At the next month’s Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi will present its first concept model which bears the automaker’s new design language. Conceived under Audi’s new design head Marc Lichte, the concept model, in all probability, will also preview the new range-topping A9 model.
It was a spectacular moment of sorts when Ford unveiled its Figo sedan concept car in Delhi ahead of the 2014 Auto Expo earlier this year. Combining the stunning Kinetic design language of Ford along with the unique Indianness of the compact sedan regulations, the Figo sedan is expected to be launched next year and will be followed a few months later by the hatchback. While this is something that we cannot predict (the launch date) what we do have on hand are spy pictures of the Figo CS testing in Brazil and more importantly in RHD setup.
If a report by Car Advice is to be believed, the much-awaited, next-generation model of the Skoda Superb could make its public debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Due in 2016, the all-new Superb will be based on Volkswagen’s MQB platform which currently underpins a variety of cars.
It seems like the BMW M2 might make its official debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. In an interview with a publication, the head of product development at BMW’s M division Carsten Priest has hinted at this possibility.
Toyota has launched the facelifted Etios Liva hatchback in a price range of Rs 4.76 lakh to Rs 6.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The petrol variants start from Rs 4,76,142 and go up to Rs 6,57,105 for the top-end version. The diesel models are priced in the range of Rs 5,94,642 and Rs 6,95,460. The updated car gets the similar treatment like the facelifted Etios sedan.
Toyota has launched the facelifted Etios sedan in a price range of Rs 5.74 lakh to Rs 8.16 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The petrol variants will range from Rs 5,74,081 and Rs 7,06,567, while the diesel models will be priced in the range of Rs 6,84,081 and Rs 8,16,567. The car gets some cosmetic changes and additional safety features across all trims.
It’s the festival season and it seems every manufacturer wants to bring something new to the table, even the ones leading the industry in numbers. Yes, we are talking about Maruti Suzuki and the car is none other than their hot selling hatchback, the Swift facelift. It has been spotted during what appears to be a shoot for its TV commercial.
Nissan has launched a special edition of its popular SUV – the Patrol Titanium in Australia. The vehicle has been jointly developed by the Japanese carmaker and Pat Callinan (4X4 Adventures host).