Fiat India has launched the new Punto Evo in Mumbai with prices starting at Rs 4.71 lakh for the entry-level 1.2-litre Active variant. The top-spec 1.3 Sport, on the other hand, costs Rs 7.42 lakh. In all, the vehicle is available in four diesel and three petrol variants.
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Spy photographers have spotted a test mule which looks quite similar to a BMW X1. The source claims it is a new BMW model internally called Family Active Sports Tourer (FAST).
BMW 3 Series, the brands mainstay when it comes to volumes the world over, might get minor cosmetic upgrades and new engines. Introduced in late 2011, the car has been on sale since early 2012. This might be the mid-cycle update for the F30 3 Series.
The next-generation Skoda Fabia hatchback’s engine line up has been revealed ahead of its probable debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. We already know what the car will look like thanks to a host of spy shots. It will be offered with two petrol and one diesel engine mated to a five-speed manual gearbox as standard or a DSG double clutch unit (petrol only).
British sports carmaker Aston Martin, today, revealed details of important enhancements to two of the brand’s most popular and successful sports cars - the Vanquish ultimate GT and Rapide S four-door sports car.
Daimler, the parent company of the luxury brand Mercedes-Benz, has acquired an additional one per cent share of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. For the past few years, the German conglomerate has been slowly acquiring shares of the British manufacturer and with the latest acquisition, its total stake in Aston Martin has increased to five per cent.
Ford India is gearing up to start third shift in its Chennai plant to increase the EcoSport production. Even after a year after its launch, the EcoSport still commands waiting periods of upto three months.
Tata has launched the Movus SUV for the car market in Nepal. It has been priced at 3.18 million NPR (Rs 19.79 lakh) and is available in two variants with the option of a single diesel engine. It is basically a rebadged version of the Sumo Grande and was launched for the Indian market in May of this year.
The Government of India will soon make crash tests mandatory for all passenger vehicles sold. We support this development wholeheartedly as this will ensure we don’t get cars that compromise on safety. But, the demands of our government might also increase the prices of the cars as manufacturers will pass on the additional expenses to the customers.
There is a new boss in town. Yes, you heard it right. Bentley Motors has launched the new Flying Spur V8 for the Indian market today. Priced at Rs 3.10 crore (ex-showroom Delhi), it joins the super-rich club along with its other siblings and Rolls- Royces.