Toyota finally launched the Glanza last week marking its entry into the premium hatchback segment. Meanwhile, Kia’s first SUV in India has been leaked in images ahead of the official debut. Apart from that, we drove the Jeep Compass Trailhawk – the Trailrated SUV from America. And speaking about American SUV, Ford has also updated the EcoSport for 2019. Here is all the other action in the automotive world from the week gone by:
Toyota Glanza launched in India at Rs 7.21 lakhs
The Toyota Glanza has been launched in India at Rs 7.21 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The first car to come off the Toyota-Suzuki JV, it’s a cross badged version of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. There are two variants with four trims, five colours and two engine options.
Jeep Compass Trailhawk First Drive Review
Featuring off-road focused upgrades, this is the Trailhawk version of Jeep’s entry-level Compass SUV. Its highlights are – a BSVI-compliant 2.0-litre diesel engine, an automatic gearbox for diesel, a low range for the 4X4 system and a new rock mode on the off-road mode selector.
Hyundai Santro line-up to be revised in India soon
Leaked reports reveal that Hyundai might soon revise the Santro variant line-up in India. Hyundai is yet to officially announce the change in the variant list, but it is believed that the prices across recently updated variants are likely to be hiked by Rs 15,000.
India-bound Kia Seltos official images leaked
Kia’s first India-bound product, the Seltos' official images have been leaked ahead of its official unveiling on 20 June. Earlier known as the SP2i, the feature-loaded SUV has been rechristened as the Seltos, derived from the Greek mythology and legend of Celtos.
2020 Hyundai Creta to get Audi-like virtual cockpit, new engines
The new generation Hyundai Creta due in 2020 may come with completely digital instrumentation. So, not only will this full-colour TFT screen instrumentation throw up traditional information like speed, engine rpm, fuel level, and trip meters, it will also change to act as a screen that shows navigation and multimedia features.
New-Gen Mahindra Scorpio interior spied
The new-gen Mahindra Scorpio’s interior has been spied. The new model is expected to feature a new dashboard design along with vertical AC vents. The new model will also feature a touchscreen infotainment system along with a revised steering wheel, new instrument cluster and new switchgear.
2019 Ford EcoSport launched at Rs 7.69 lakhs, new Thunder Edition introduced
2019 Ford EcoSport was launched in India with more features at a starting price of Rs 7.69 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2019 Ford EcoSport is available in six trims – Ambiente, Trend, Titanium, Titanium+, EcoSport S and the Thunder Edition.
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