The new Mahindra XUV500 facelift has been launched in Mumbai at Rs 11.12 lakh (ex-showroom). Though the new XUV500 is mechanically identical to its predecessor, it gets a host of cosmetic updates and a longer feature list, which improve the seven-seater SUV’s value-for-money quotient.
The all-new Skoda Superb Combi has been officially revealed, ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Skoda is known for its spacious and practical estate cars and the new Superb Combi lives up to the reputation.
Porsche’s technically loaded hybrid supercar, the 918 Spyder is in the news again. The German carmaker has issued a global recall for 918 Spyder models that have already been delivered. The reason for the recall is said to be the electric wiring harness for the radiator fan in vehicles manufactured up until the end of April 2015.
McLaren has just revealed a specially made P1 though its Special Operations division. The hyper car, belonging to a certain David Kyte, chairman and founder of Hamilton Court FX, wears a glossy blue paint along with similarly finished black wheels.
The Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan may get five-cylinder turbocharged engines for Chinese market. The reports suggest that this move is being done purely for tax purposes in a bid to ensure the cars remain relatively easy on the pocket in the highly competitive Chinese market.
The Lamborghini Urus SUV is now likely to be built in Italy after a report has surfaced that the Italian government is now willing to offer an incentive to the automaker to keep its production on home soil. The automaker had previously hinted that the vehicle, if greenlighted, was likely to be produced outside of Italy due to their Sant’Agata facility not having enough capacity to meet the demand.
After launching the top-end ZXi variant of the Celerio with an AMT gearbox, Maruti Suzuki might now introduce the innovative clutchless transmission in its popular B-segment hatchback – the Swift. Rumours doing rounds of the internet suggest that the Swift AMT is already in development and will be launched in India before the end of this year.
Mahindra is preparing to launch nine products in the current financial year to strengthen its position in the Indian passenger car market. This news was revealed, yesterday, during the launch of the facelifted XUV500.