The Baleno hatchback from Maruti Suzuki has played a vital role in contributing to the manufacturer’s overall sales numbers in the country. In an effort to strengthen the premium hatchback’s standing in the country, the automaker is developing a mild-hybrid SHVS version of the popular hatchback. Spotted on the country’s streets on numerous occasions, the SHVS version likely to be launched in the country next year. The changes will be limited to technological upgrades, while major design changes are not expected for now.
The auspicious festival, Diwali is a time when most individuals and families decide on driving home a new car. The automakers generally do expect to see a positive growth in sales numbers, however this year, Hyderabad has witnessed a 30 per cent rise in luxury sales as against the same period last year. Reports indicate that though cars priced around Rs 1 crore or higher are selling in limited numbers, the cars priced between Rs 50 lakh to Rs 70 lakh are major contributors to success story.
Limited edition with only 20 units, the Carbon Edition can only be booked online exclusively on Amazon with a booking amount of Rs 50,000. It is the fastest, loudest and most powerful Mini on sale in India.
The Honda Accord Hybrid has been launched in India at Rs 37 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This is the new flagship sedan for the Japanese automaker and is available in a single top-of-the-line variant and across four colour options.
It’s a new sedan from Honda and this time around they are bringing back the Accord nameplate. It will be the flagship for the automaker and it’s coming only in the hybrid form. Yes, that’s right; in addition to being feature heavy it will sport a dual motor setup that will not only make the car more efficient but also cater to the growing tribe of high-end eco conscious car buyers.
Earlier this year, Hyundai showed off the RM16 N, a radical mid-engine high performance concept, at the Busan Auto Show in Korea. The project’s main aim is to develop technologies Hyundai can use to improve on the driving feel of their future production cars.
The next time you book your luxury Ola cab, there is a high chance that it might be a BMW. As per the latest announcement from the app-based cab service, Ola has partnered with BMW to facilitate more additions to their luxury car fleet across the country. Ola luxury offers Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz luxury cars along with cars like Toyota Camry and Toyota Fortuner.
There are in all four variants on offer - P2, P4, P6 and P8. While the P2 trim is for the commercial market, P4 is the cheapest version a customer can buy, while the P8 is the most feature-packed top-of-the-line trim. We will give you a clear idea of what each variant has to offer so that you can easily take your pick.
The HR-V is a Honda Jazz-based SUV and it is different from the Honda Jazz-based crossover, the WR-V. To make things less complicated, the WR-V is the i20 Active-like butch Honda Jazz while the HR-V will be the Creta-equivalent Honda SUV. In an interview with PTI, Honda Cars India President and CEO, Yoichiro Ueno hinted at the possibility of bringing the HR-V to India.
The technologically advanced team at Tesla Motors have delivered some of the finest all-electric cars in recent times. Moving a step ahead, Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla Motors, revealed on social media that the company is planning on introducing complete self-driving hardware in models such as the Model 3, Model X and the Model S. To make it a reality, the vehicles will be loaded with modern radar, eight cameras and 12 ultra-sonar sensors.
News about the next-gen Swift Dzire has kept many eagerly waiting for the new model to arrive. The upcomin 2017 model with fresh design upgrades will continue to hold customer interest and raitain its top seller position in the segment. Ahead of its expected debut in mid-2017, the vehicle has been spotted on-test in the country, thereby giving some glimpse of what we can expect from the new model.
Hyundai Verna, has been around in the Indian market for years now. And the latest iteration ageing soon, the facelift avatar of the Verna was launched in China and will make its way to India sometime next year.
Indians love big cars. If they aren’t SUVs, they have to be long and swanky. Before the Germans came along with full force, it was these Japs like the Accord that gave us a taste of luxury, swanky saloon cars. And even though everyone runs after brands, it is these Japs that offer the best value-for-money propositions amongst the premium saloons. The new Accord furthers this case with a brand new hybrid mill in its arsenal and much more.
The Honda Accord Hybrid will be launched for the Indian market tomorrow. It is the new flagship vehicle from the Japanese automaker and was showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo. It will be the second hybrid car to enter the market and will take on the likes of the Toyota Camry Hybrid and the soon-to-be-launched Volkswagen Passat GTE.
Jeep has begun their conquest in India with the launch of the Wrangler, Grand Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee SRT. This legendary brand is synonymous with everything off-road but has grown to be a representation of luxury, power and style. With the range starting from Rs. 71.59 lac, does Jeep have what it takes to capture the Indian sentiment?
The Elantra is Hyundai's flagship executive sedan that has been around for 26 years with over 11.5 million units sold globally. This new generation is sleeker and more feature-packed than ever before. With a choice of two engine options, nine variants, five colours and an introductory price of 12.99 lakh rupees, does the new Elantra impress? Let's find out!