If a report by Car Magazine UK is to be believed, BMW is readying a plug-in hybrid model for its 2 Series Active Tourer. The luxury MPV amassed quite a buzz when it was launched earlier this year as it is BMW’s very first front-wheel drive vehicle.
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Audi first teased the Prologue concept in the middle of last month. Earlier known as the A9 concept, this new creation has been leaked in the form of what looks like the official drawings. The public debut is scheduled later this month at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.
When Daimler bought a 25 per cent stake in MV Agusta its primary intention was cross-marketing, as conveyed by company CEO Dieter Zetsche. This new alliance also replaced the previous association with Ducati after the VW group acquired the Italian sportbike manufacturer.
Mitsubishi has launched the new Pajero Sport Automatic in the Indian market for Rs 23.55 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, the Pajero Sport Automatic will be available only in rear-wheel-drive, and will sit below the top of the line 4WD variant of the SUV.
Following on from its world debut at the Paris Motor Show, the Fiat 500X has been launched in the UK with prices starting at £14,595 (Rs 14.11 lakh). The crossover will be available for bookings from next month, says Fiat.
In this fiercely competitive automotive world a carmaker needs to match its competition, spec to spec and feature to feature. While BMW was the first to launch laser headlights with Audi following suit, Mercedes was left trailing. The company is now developing a next-generation of LED headlights.
Nissan India has organised a free check-up camp for their customers. The camp has already begun and will continue up to November 17. Nissan car owners can get their cars checked for free at the nearest dealership.
Mercedes-Benz India recently inaugurated a new dealership in Nashik, Maharashtra. This is the 66th dealership the German carmaker has opened in our country.
Ford India has begun selling over-the-counter spares in Delhi. The company has appointed Eminent Auto Parts as its exclusive distributor in the capital, who will distribute these spares to small retailers and independent repair shops.
‘The chariot of the modern royalty’ is pretty much the single line that you can use to describe Rolls-Royce for the 21st century and this is why the speciality British automaker plans to celebrate with a special edition in Dubai. Dubbed the Maharaja Phantom Drop Head Coupe, it has been created for customers in Dubai and will only be on sale in the global Arab City-state.