Bentley had announced to the world that they were developing the world’s most luxurious and powerful SUV in the world. Soon enough we got proof with spyshots of the car testing as well. A recent report from Autovisie (the car section of Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf), states that Bentley has registered the name Bentayga – taken from a rock formation on Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.
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Nissan has collaborated with State Bank of India to provide their customers with different finance options for new vehicles. Prospective Nissan car buyers can avail loans and other finance schemes with different options to choose from.
The next-generation Ford Figo has been spotted testing in Pune, making its first appearance in India. The Ka concept-based hatchback has been sighted testing several times in Brasil before it was recently showcased at the Sao Paulo Motor Show 2014.
On a roll after its recent spate of launches, Honda Cars India (HCIL) is targeting a sales number of three lakh in the financial year 2016-17. This estimated sales figure is more than twice the numbers they did in 2013-14 wherein they sold 1,34,000 units. Also, starting this fiscal, until October the company has already sold about one lakh units.
The Hyundai Grand i10 Sedan has been launched in the Mexican market. Essentially, the India- spec Hyundai Xcent, it is being offered in the Central American nation in three variants and with a single engine option.
The Finance Ministry has been discussing internally, the extension of the excise duty cut for cars beyond December 31. Earlier, the decision was taken when the automobile industry was still struggling with slow demand due to high interest rates. However, the government is yet to announce this extension officially.
Various test mules of Audi's next-gen Q7 have been spotted doing the rounds abroad, leading us to believe that work on the car is going on at a rapid pace. In fact, this time a test mule was spotted again, revealing some changes.
It was at the Auto Expo at the start of this year when Maruti Suzuki showcased a modified version of the WagonR and christened it as the Xrest edition. Amongst many other such modified cars from the manufacturer, it wasn't announced which of the concepts would actually make it to the production line. However, the Xrest has been spotted without any camouflage hinting that it might be launched soon.
After making its world debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the Fiat 500X recently arrived in the UK with prices starting at £14,595 (Rs 14.11 lakh). Now, the crossover is set for its US debut as Fiat is believed to have introduced the vehicle to American buyers with prices starting from $20,000 (Rs 12.37 lakh).
Korean utility vehicle maker SsangYong has announced the arrival of its new B-segment crossover, the Tivoli. Under development for the past three years and seen in concept form at recent international motor shows with the project name X100, the new Tivoli will be launched in Korea in January next year.