Renault has unveiled its LMP-1 spec R.S 01 race car at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show. Developed in collaboration with Dallara, this is a 500bhp race car which will headline its own one-make race championship under the French automaker’s ‘World Series by Renault’ moniker.
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There is no identity crisis as such in the Mercedes-Benz product portfolio despite having 20 models on sale globally. But, Mercedes plans to change the names of its SUV range aimed at streamlining them with sedan models like the C-, E- and S-Class.
While BMW is still a long way from putting the next-generation 7 Series on sale, a prototype model of the car has been spotted on test again and this time, on a suburban street. The brand has been testing the new 7 Series for quite some time now, with earlier spy shots coming from Sweden during the vehicle’s winter testing.
Japanese automaker Isuzu may not have the strongest product portfolio in the Indian market yet, but that hasn’t stopped it from challenging the world’s largest car brand, Toyota. In about two years’ time, Isuzu is expected to bring out a new seven-seater MPV which will take on the popular Toyota Innova.
Mahindra’s new Scorpio (codenamed W105) might be launched in a few days. A source mentions that about 100 units have been rolling out of the assembly line since August 1. The company wants to ensure that it has enough units of the SUV before its launch.
Suzuki has released an official image of its upcoming crossover and has named it Vitara. The crossover might be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in October, 2014. The production model of the Vitara is based on the iV-4 concept first shown at the Frankfurt motor show in 2013.
Toyota has unveiled the 2015 Toyota Camry for the international markets at the 2014 Moscow International Auto Salon on August 27.
The German automobile giant will soon be adding another variant to its E-Class line-up in India with the launch of the E350 CDI. This car boasts a six-cylinder engine and Intelligent Drive technology.
The world is still full of surprises and wonders. While most of them amaze us and teach us something new, few others turn out to be a bit of a hassle. The gasoline fume-loving spiders are turning out to be one such example, forcing first Mazda and now Suzuki to recall their cars in the US.
Tata Motors latest conquest abroad seems to have come from the African market. In particular, Algeria is the next stop for its passenger cars. The range includes the Tata Indica and Tata Vista from the hatchback range, and the Tata Indigo and Tata Manza from the sedans.