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Mitsubish Pajero Production likely to end in 2021
pajero production of japan to be closed
Mitsubishi to focus on asian markets and hybrid models
The mitsubishi pajero made its debut back 1981, with the current fourth-gen model having been around since 2006 .Pajero arrived in India in its second generation . The fourth gen SUV arrived in 2007.
The Mitisubishi Montero was relaunched in India in 2016 whose price at time 71.06 lakh ( ex-showroom mumbai )
at the time of the roll out of the BS6 emmisions norms . Mitsubishi had two models on sale in the country
Passenger vehicle sales return to normal in July 2020
-> 1,97,523 PVs sold in July 2020, Compared to 1,99,534 units in July 2019
Mass market carmakers in country registered sales of 1,97,534 units last month and also a substantial 69 percent increase over June 2020's figures of 1,16,969 units.
Maruthi suzuki Gain 1.3 percent YoY i.e ( 97,768 units )
Hyundai losses 2.1 percent YoY i.e ( 38,200 units )
Tata Gain 43.1 Percent YoY i.e ( 15,000 units )
Mahindra losses 34.5 percent YoY i.e ( 11,025 units )
Kia sales 8,502 units only
Renault gains 75.5 percent YoY i.e ( 6,422 units )
Toyota losses 48.3 percent YoY i.e ( 5,386 units )
Honda losses 47.5 Percent YoY i.e ( 5,383 units )
Ford losses 37.3 percent YoY i.e ( 3,937 units )
MG gains 39.6 Percent YoY i.e ( 2,105 units )
Volkswagen losses 25.1 percent YoY i.e (1,887 units)
Skoda losses 14.3 percent YoY i.e ( 922 units )
Nissan losses 39.9 percent YoY i.e (784 units )
FCA (Jeep) losses 21.7 percent YoY i.e ( 400 units)
Audi releases RS Q8 ahead of india launch
The RS Q8 is powered by a 4.0 liter twin-turbocharged v8 petrol engine that produces 600hp and 800Nm. power channelled to all 4 wheels via an 8 speed automatic gearbox and Audi's Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Official figures put the RS Q8-s Performance in supercar and clams 0-100 kph time of 3.8 sec and a limited top speed of 250 kph and with optional dynamic package of 304 kph .
The Audi RS Q8 will cost about 2 crore when launched
the RS Q8 will be up against heavy hitters
Kia sells on 1 lakh vehicles in india in 11 months
KIA with its first model, the seltos, have been launched in August 2019 and the carmaker says this is the fastest any brand in India has ever done this,
Seltos sales alone near 1-lakh-unit mark
the Sonet will be manufactured in Andra Pradesh, which is set to be the sole of global production hub for the comoact SUV. Kia has invested heavily in its manufacturing facility, having spent around
Rs 8,231 core appox
Hyundai introduces wonder Warranty scheme for Kona electric SUV
customers can opt for any of the warranty options such as 3 years / unlimited or 4 years/ 1,60,000 kms
Hyundai has installed 7.2kw AC chargers at more than 50 dealerships in 30 cities. Moreover, the company provides a 7.2kW AC charger to enable charging at customer's residance in 6hours and 10 min. The industry first 'Vehicle to Vehicle ( V2V )' Charging faclity has been developed and implemented by Hyundai
Additionally, For emergency charging support, customers in Delhi and bengaluru can get portable chargers through hyundai's roadside assistance partner
Mahindra introduces new finance schemes
Mahindra has introduced finance offering for accessories
and also mahindra has introduced a new set of finance schemes for its vehicles.
Along finance option for accessories, The finance schemes offered during the last couple of months continue to be amongst the offers available for the customers.These include, Schemes such as 'Ownnow Own now and pay in 2021',' Up to eight years funding', '100% on-road funding' and 'Own BS6 Pickup at BS4 EMI'
The new finance schemes include accessory funding options up-to 10% of Ex-showroom Price for personal UVs, first six months EMI to be 50% lower than the regular EMIs for personal UVs , for the First Six months EMI to be 50% lower than the regular EMIs for personal UVs, First Six months EMI to be 76% lower than the regular EMIs for ppersonal UVs EMIs starting at Rs 899 per lakh for personal UVs and uup to 7 years funding
India-bound Kia Sonet Official Sketches revealed ahead of world premiere
Kia Motors has released official interior and exterior sketch images of its upcoming compact suv. Auto expo
2020 the concept was first showcased and the production model is set for world premier on 7 august. Kia claims that the upcoming sonet compact SUV will get many first-in-segment feature
kia's distinctive design DNA. includes the iconic ' tiger nose' grille, with a three dimensional ' stepwell ' geometric grille mesh . The distinctive LED headlamps reiterate the ' Wild by Design' theme whichhas inspired the sonet, Giving it a powerful appearance. overall, the made- in - India compact SUV
Kia Sonet will get a smooth and sweeping dashboard, The cabin is designed to offer both youthful and luxrious appeal. company claims that the cabin is designed to maximise the driver and passenger comfort . Trimmed high quality materials, its dashboard provieds owner with the car's full range of user-friendly features, which including a two -layer tray to store mobile devices and other items while driving . Taking centre stage is its high - tech digital display and instrument cluster, UVO connected technologies. The sonet will also offer drivers steering wheel-mounted controls
In terms of safety, the sonet will feature an extensive list of active and passive safety equipped with 6 airbags
jeep compass night Eagle edition launched ; price at 20.14 lakhs rupees in india
FCA has lunched the jeep compass night eagle edition in India, with prices starting at RS. 20.14 lakh ( ex-showroom, mumbai). The model which is limited to 250 units only and celebrates the thirs anniversary of compass in the country, The compass rage after the limited edition model completes its market cycle.
the highlights of the new jeep compass night Eagle editin include a black jeep and badginf on the front and rear, gloss black exterior and also offers a gloss black roof and 18 inch black alloy wheels. The model is available in 4 colours i.e vocal whight exotica Red,Brilliant Black and Magnesio Grey.
the model receives features in the form of a 7'' touch screen infotainment system, four airbags, traction control, cruise control, electronic parking brake, ESC, HSA, engine start-stop button, corneriing fog lamps, reverse parking camera and power - folding ORVMs.
The jeep compass Night Eagle edition includes the same 1.4 liters turbo-petrol paired to seven-speed automatic transmission in the 4x2 configuration. Also offers 2.0 litre turbo-diesel motor with a 6 speed manual transmission in the 4x2 guise and the 9 speed automatic with selecTerrain 4x4 AWD system
Compass 1.4 petrol 4x2 AT : Rs 20.14 Lakh
Compass 2.0 Diesel 4x2 MT : Rs 20.75 lakh
Compass 2.0 Diesel 4x4 AT : Rs 23.31 lakh
Hyundai Venue iMT launched at Rs 9.99 lakh
Hyundai has introduced a new ‘clutchless manual’ gearbox, dubbed iMT – or Intelligent Manual Transmission – to its Venue compact SUV in the Indian market. Additionally, the Venue now also comes with a new Sport cosmetic pack on all variants SX and upwards, as well as a new S+ variant for the base 1.2-litre petrol engine. We tell you more about it.
2020 Audi RS7 Sportback launched at Rs 1.94 crore
Fans of fast four-doors in India have a reason to rejoice – the 2020 Audi RS7 Sportback has been launched today, priced at Rs 1.94 crore (ex-showroom, pan-India). This second-generation RS7 Sportback joins Audi India’s line-up as its fourth model on sale at present, alongside the A6, A8 L and Q8.
2020 Skoda Rapid Rider Plus launched at Rs 7.99 lakh
Skoda has launched a new variant for the Rapid TSI, the Rider Plus. Priced at Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India), the new variant is positioned below the mid-spec Ambition and gets some additional features, paint and trim options over the Rapid Rider.
Ford EcoSport Titanium auto launched at Rs 10.67 lakh
Ford has added a second variant to the EcoSport automatic range in India. The new and cheaper EcoSport Titanium automatic sits below the Titanium + variant. We tell you what's new.
2020 Honda City launched at Rs 10.90 lakh
Honda has launched the fifth-generation City in India at Rs 10.90 lakh. The latest iteration of the popular midsize sedan is available in three trim levels and comes with three engine-gearbox options to choose from. Given below are the variant-wise prices for the new Honda City.
Hyundai Tucson facelift launched at Rs 22.30 lakh
Hyundai has launched the Tucson facelift, with introductory prices starting from Rs 22.30 for the entry-level petrol. Hyundai had showcased the SUV at Auto Expo 2020 earlier this year, though the model’s market launch has been delayed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BS6 Honda Civic diesel launched
The Honda Civic has been launched with a BS6-compliant diesel engine option. The BS6 Civic diesel is available in two trim levels – VX (Rs 20.75 lakh) and the fully-loaded ZX (Rs 22.35 lakh). Other aspects of the Civic, like design and features, remain unchanged. Despite the upgraded engine, the diesel Civic’s price has only increased by Rs 20,000 for the VX and has remained unchanged for the ZX, when compared to the respective BS4 variants.
Renault Kiger revelead
Having made an impact with the innovative, 7-seat Triber last year, Renault is lining up its next big launch for India – the Kiger compact SUV. The Kiger will be Renault’s smallest SUV for India till date, and we’ve taken a closer look at its spy shots to give you an idea of what it will look like, as well as other important details you should know.
Audi A9 E-tron electric luxury sedan coming in 2024
The new electric flagship is set to be a direct rival to the upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQS and Jaguar XJ and have the latest in electric drivetrain, battery cell and autonomous driving technology. It will also have 5G connectivity functions, including extensive use of ‘car-to-X’ features, augmented reality and over-the-air upgrades.
2021 Mercedes-Benz S-class MBUX system details revealed
The new Mercedes-Benz S-class, which is set to debut in international markets later this year, will be the first car to feature the second generation of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system.