The automobile segment witnessed several new car launches in the month of May. Then there were updates on the upcoming ones and announcements that could help you decide your next car purchase. In line with this, the last week brought us the launch date of Jimny, MG Gloster’s new Black Storm edition, and more details about the Hyundai Exter. Read on to know the details.
New car launches
Tata Altroz CNG
Last week kick-started with the launch of the Altroz CNG. Priced from Rs. 7.55 lakh (ex-showroom), the CNG version of the hatchback is available in six variants and is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces 72bhp and 103Nm of peak torque.
Nissan Magnite Geza Edition
Nissan India launched the special Geza Edition of the Magnite compact SUV. Slotted between the XL and XV variants, the Magnite Geza has a price tag of Rs. 7.39 lakh (ex-showroom). It packs in features such as a nine-inch touchscreen infotainment system with JBL speakers, beige upholstery, and ambient lights.
Updated Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine
The entry-level sedan, A-Class Limousine, has received its first facelift. Launched in a single A200 variant, it wears a new grille, re-profiled fore and aft bumpers, and a new design for 17-inch alloy wheels. The new A-Class Limousine, has been priced at Rs. 45.80 lakh (ex-showroom). Alongside the luxury sedan, the Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+ has also been updated and now carries a bumped-up price of Rs. 92.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
BMW Z4 M40i launched
BMW India has launched the new Z4 M40i Roadster in India. The two-door drop-top is powered by a 3.0-litre petrol engine that churns out 335bhp and 500Nm of torque. For 2023, the Z4 gets a new 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a wireless charger, new 19-inch alloys, and a new paint scheme.
Suzuki Jimny launch date
We all have seen the Maruti Suzuki Jimny now, and it will be offered in two variants. Powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine, its bookings have opened for Rs. 25,000. The only wait now is for the prices of the Jimny. Maruti has confirmed that the prices will be announced on 7 June.
Hyundai Exter launch date revealed
After several teaser videos, sketch images, and the reveal of engine specifications, Hyundai has announced the launch date of the Exter. It will be launched in India on 10 July, 2023. The Exter will be powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine, will be offered in a CNG variant, and will be festooned with features such as an electric sunroof, a dash camera, and six airbags.
MG Gloster special edition teased
MG’s flagship SUV, Gloster, will be offered in a new special edition soon. To be launched on 29 May and called the Black Storm, this one will be painted in a black hue and will get red accents inside out. It will also get a new grille with a mesh pattern and is likely to sit at the apex of the variant lineup.