Mercedes-Benz India recently concluded the second season of its ‘Young Star Driver Programme’ Season II which witnessed young racing aspirants from across India showcasing their raw talent, on the Buddh International Circuit. The second season was won by Raj Bharath (Bengaluru), G Vikash Anand (Chennai) and Ali Yawar Hayat (Bengaluru).
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Hyundai will launch the eagerly awaited premium hatchback, the Elite i20, tomorrow. The new car features the new Fluidic v2.0 theme with completely new exterior and interior design.
The Toyota Etios Liva hatchback has been launched in Nepal for 3.34 million NPR (Rs 20.79 lakh). The car will distributed in the hill nation by United Traders Syndicate and follows the Etios sedan which was launched there in August last year.
With the launch of the sedan and coupe versions of the new S-Class done and dealt with, Mercedes-Benz is now concentrating on the new cabriolet model which has been in the making for rather long. A prototype model of the luxurious drop-top has been spied on test by Auto Express UK.
Car sales in India have shown growth for the third straight month when compared to the corresponding period last year. SIAM data reveals that a total of 137,873 units were sold in July as compared to 131,257 units sold in July 2013.
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is a highly anticipated C-Segment sedan which has been spotted testing around Delhi on numerous occasions. While the company is still mum about the launch date of the sedan, reports suggest that Maruti Suzuki has stopped the production of SX4 sedans and that it intends to launch its replacement in September.
Honda seems to have struck gold with the Amaze, as sales of the compact sedan breached the one lakh mark in India. The Amaze has achieved the milestone in just 16 months of its launch.
Mahindra first launched the Scorpio in India in 2002. Back then, the first generation model changed the fortunes of the company as it managed to gain immense popularity among the buyers looking for a practical SUV with a lot of street presence.
The latest-generation Audi TT has arrived in the UK with on-road prices starting at £29,770 (Rs 30.73 lakh). According to the brand, the two sports coupe is now available to order in the UK, ahead of first deliveries in December.
The Ford Ka+ sedan has been launched in the Brazilian market for BRL 37,890 (Rs 10.12 lakh). While the Ka+ is a full size sedan, the Indian market is expected to get this car in its sub-four metre avatar with the ‘Figo Sedan’ moniker. The Figo Sedan was first previewed in its concept guise at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo and is expected to be launched here in early 2015.