Volkswagen has revealed that the Golf R400, which was unveiled at last year’s Beijing Motor Show, will go into production by next year. Built to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the iconic hatchback, the R400 is the most powerful Golf ever made.
A heavily camouflaged test mule of the 2016 Jaguar XF has been spotted testing in Bengaluru. The new Jaguar XF was globally unveiled earlier this month at the 2015 New York Auto Show and is yet to go on sale in the US or the European markets. Hence, it is quite surprising that Jaguar has already started testing the new XF on the Indian soil and we can’t help but doubt the authenticity of this spy shot, especially because of the test mule’s UK registration plate.
The BMW 3 Series facelift is likely to be revealed on May 7. The current car has been on sale globally since late 2011 and this is a mid-life update before an all-new model is introduced in 2017. A majority of the changes are expected to be cosmetic though we believe that BMW may also introduce a version with its three-cylinder petrol engine.
Nissan has opened its second dealership in Bengaluru, taking their overall dealership count to 189 in the country. Surya Nissan is part of company’s plan to set up 300 sales and service touch points across the country by the end of FY 2016.
The Aston Martin DB11 has been spotted undergoing trials at the Nurburgring track in Germany. The replacement for DB9 is still in its development stages and is scheduled to go into production in the next two years as a 2017 model.
Prior to the launch of the highly anticipated all-new NSX, Acura has just dropped in new technical details relating to the hybrid sports car. The vehicle made its public debut in January this year, in Detroit.
Subaru’s all-weather performance car models the WRX and the WRX STI have just been given a series of updates. Featuring several new toys and new design cues, the updated WRX and WRX STI have been launched in the US at $26,595 (Rs 16.90 lakh) and $34,695 (Rs 22.05 lakh) respectively.
The Renault-Nissan alliance has announced that it will be investing Rs 5,000 crore to expand its facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This investment is part of the alliances’ plan to go aggressive with the India plans.
The government of India has taken a U-turn on a proposal in which the vehicle manufacturers have to recall their cars in case of any defective cases.
Toyota was recently in news for being the first car maker in India to offer airbags as a standard fitment across its range. Now according to latest reports, the Japanese manufacturer is going to be the first manufacturer to offer anti-lock brakes in all of its cars sold in India.