Following its launch in the Indian market, the Hyundai i20 Active is headed for its European debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The rugged looking hatchback was recently spotted in Spain, undergoing testing and contrary to earlier reports indicating that it will be called the i20 Cross, it’s now being said that the car will be labelled i20 Active when it arrives in the UK in 2016.
Mitsubishi has fully redesigned the Pajero Sport, seven years after the arrival of its predecessor in Thailand. With sales expected to start in Thailand later this year, the Japanese carmaker plans to introduce the new Pajero Sport sequentially in Australia, the ASEAN nations, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Russia and, as with its predecessor, to sell the new model in up to 90 countries.
Volvo India recently inaugurated a new dealership in Kolkata, West Bengal. This facility, called, the new OSL Scandinavian showroom, is the manufacturer's first exclusive dealership in Kolkata.
A camouflaged version of the facelifted Renault Duster has been spotted testing in India. It was launched for the European markets early last year but was available as a Dacia since mid-2013. The car gets a significant number of cosmetic updates both inside and outside.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will make its global debut at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show which is slated to begin tomorrow. The 2016 Pajero Sport will be offered in three variants for the Thai market.
The 2016 BMW 7 Series will debut a model called the 750Ld which will be powered by an inline-six quad-turbo engine. It will replace the German automaker’s current inline-six tri-turbo unit and is expected to be offered with 50d variants of the X5, X6 and the soon-to-be-launched X7 SUV.
After creating a storm in the Indian market with the i20 Active, Hyundai is looking to replicate its success globally with the European-spec i20. The carmaker has been spotted running a prototype of the rugged looking i20 in Southern Spain. The latter is expected to be called the i20 Cross in Europe.
BMW will soon replace its Z4 GT3 racer with an all-new contender based on the M6 Coupe. First unveiled last year, the M6 GT3 has been snapped during an unofficial presentation for potential customers and racing teams.
A vaguely camouflaged prototype of the C-Class coupe has been spotted in the wild. It doesn’t really come as a surprise as Mercedes announced this new model a while ago and is expected to launch it in certain global markets later this year, as a 2016 model.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India has launched a limited edition Linea called the Linea Elegante. This model has been priced at Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).