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Lexus LS F Sport revealed at New York
Power is provided by either 421hp, 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 in LS 500, or same engine mated to 299hp electric motor for LS 500h. [...]
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PhotoGallery: Toyota FT-4X concept image gallery
The FT-4X concept is set to make its public debut at the upcoming New York motor show. Here is a photo gallery. [...]
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Suzuki, Toshiba, Denso to jointly produce EV batteries in India
Joint venture company led by Suzuki to manufacture lithium-ion battery packs with initial investment of around Rs 1,186 crore. [...]
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PhotoGallery: 2017 New York motor show image gallery
Here is a look at some of the high profile cars present at the New York motor show. [...]
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Review: 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift review, test drive
The Altis gets cosmetic and functional changes to bring it up to speed with the competition, but is it enough to keep it on top in its segment? [...]
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Jeep Renegade likely to follow Compass in India
Launch expected sometime in end-2018; 1.4-litre MultiAir, 2.0-litre diesel powerplants likely. [...]
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Jaguar F-Pace named 2017 World Car of the Year
Jaguar’s first-ever SUV beats the Audi Q5 and Volkswagen Tiguan for top award [...]
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Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicle Act 2016
Steep penalties for traffic violations; child safety measures made mandatory; unified norms across nation planned. [...]
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Datsun Go and Go+ limited editions launched
To celebrate its third year in India, Datsun has launched special editions for its pioneering batch; gets exterior and interior changes; engine remains unchanged. [...]
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717hp Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk revealed
Using a supercharged 6.2-litre V8 that’s shared with the Hellcat, the Trackhawk is the world’s most powerful production SUV to go on sale. [...]
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Koenigsegg and Qoros to reveal Super EV concept at Shanghai
Reports claim the car has a range of 500km, and a 0-100kph sprint time of 3sec. [...]
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Chinese manufacturer Kawei keen on setting up shop in India
Relatively new to the car manufacturing business, Kawei is said to be in talks with a potential partner in India. [...]
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New sedan to join VW’s electric ID line-up
The sedan will complete a quartet of ID electric concepts, including an ID SUV, ID Buzz MPV and ID hatchback. [...]
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All-new 205hp Honda Civic Si revealed
Both coupé and sedan models get Honda’s 1.5-litre turbo-petrol motor; claimed to be stiffer and lighter than their predecessors. [...]
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2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift launch on April 20
Refreshed Xcent to get new rear styling with minor tweaks to its nose; pre-facelift car to sell as fleet-only. [...]
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MG Motor moves closer to India entry
Parent company Shanghai Automotive Industry Cooperation (SAIC) inks agreement to buy GM's Halol plant. [...]
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Jaguar’s Classic division to restore 10 E-Types
The reborn E-Types will be restored to the exact specification of the factory at the time. [...]
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Mercedes launches special edition S-class
S-class Connoisseur’s Edition comes with additional features such as executive rear seat and Night View Assist Plus. [...]
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Mahindra Scorpio Adventure edition launched at Rs 13.10 lakh
Special-edition Scorpio based on top S10 trim; available in 2WD and 4WD. [...]
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Hyundai to expand India model range
Korean automaker to foray into hybrids, micro and compact SUVs and a practical budget hatchback based on a new 'family design concept'. [...]
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Delhi police working on quick response code for taxi travellers
A code monitoring system will read the details of the driver and vehicle, and allow a customer's entire journey to be tracked. [...]
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Maruti Baleno and Ciaz cross the 1,50,000-unit sales milestone
The carmaker, which holds a 52.18 percent market share in the passenger vehicle market in India, has some of its models recording smart gains. [...]
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Mercedes-Benz GLC 220 d vs Land Rover Discovery Sport vs BMW X3 comparison
The GLC, Discovery Sport and X3, all offer varied things in the same space. Which is the best then? [...]
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Arvind Mathew to step down as Mahindra Reva CEO
Mathew, who assumed top role in May 2015, will be replaced by Mahindra Reva COO Mahesh Babu. [...]
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Trial production of Maruti Baleno at new Gujarat plant to start in Q1 2017 – Report
Will help increase production rate of Baleno, thus reducing the waiting period. Business Standard reports that trial production of the Maruti Baleno will commence at its new plant in Hansalpur, Gujarat from Q1 2017. Reports suggest that the Baleno has reached its maximum production rate of 12,000 cars a month. It will help increase the production rate of the Baleno, as well as share the load with its existing plants in Manesar and Gurgaon, which are running at full capacity and struggling to meet the demand. Reports suggest that the Baleno has reached its maximum production rate of 12,000 cars a month, although the company could adjust production rates of other products to enhance the Baleno’s output. Currently, waiting period for a prospective customer ranges between 6-8 months. The production plant will commence operations with an initial capacity of 150,000 cars a year, before growing to 250,000 later on. Maximum capacity of the plant is pegged at 750,000 cars a year. Another plant near Hansalpur is also in the works, which will commence operations once the first plant’s maximum capacity is reached. Overall, Maruti expects to churn out 1.5 million cars a year from its two Gujarat plants. The production plant will commence operations with an initial capacity of 150,000 cars a year, before growing to 250,000 later on. Also Read: With Vitara Brezza, Maruti overtakes Mahindra as leading UV maker The first product to be produced at the new plant will be the Maruti Baleno, while the second model is reported to be the next generation Maruti Swift Dzire, which will be based on the next gen Maruti Swift. The new plant is also reported to be the global production hub of the Maruti Ignis, the company’s smallest crossover. Maruti Baleno RS concept – Image Gallery [Source: Business Standard] [...]
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New colors launched on Bajaj Avenger Cruise and Street
Now available to order at dealerships. Bajaj Auto has launched two new colour schemes for the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 and the Bajaj Avenger Street 150. The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is now available in new Cosmic Red and the Bajaj Avenger Street 150 is now available in new Matte Wild Green. The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is powered by the 19.03 PS 220 cc DTS-i oil-cooled engine. Previously, the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 was available only in Divine Black and Desert Gold, while the Bajaj Avenger Street 150 was sold finished in Midnight Blue as standard without any other option. The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 measures 2,177 mm in length, 801 mm in width and 1,070 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1,480 mm and a ground clearance of 169 mm. It’s powered by the 220 cc DTS-i oil-cooled engine that produces 19.03 PS at 8,400 rpm and 17.5 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. The Bajaj Avenger Street 150 measures 2,177 mm in length, 806 mm in length, 1,142 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1,490 mm and a ground clearance of 169 mm. It’s powered by the 150 cc DTS-i air-cooled engine that develops 14.54 PS at 9,000 rpm and 12.50 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is powered by the 14.54 PS PS 220 cc DTS-i air-cooled engine. Also See: Bajaj Pulsar CS400’s exhaust note – Video The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 and Bajaj Avenger Street 150 in the new colour schemes are priced at the same INR 85,497 and INR 75,500 (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 and Bajaj Avenger Street 150 – Image Gallery [...]
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BMW G310R spied in India yet again
Will be launched in India this FY. The BMW G310R has been spied testing in India yet again, courtesy Rushlane. The G310R is already listed internationally, but India isn’t among its first markets, according to several reports. The BMW G310R is manufactured at TVS Motor’s Hosur plant in India. The BMW G310R is the first motorcycle from the company’s collaboration with TVS Motor, as well as its first sub-500 cc roadster. The first made-in-India BMW Motorrad motorcycle entered production last month at TVS Motor’s Hosur plant near Bangalore. The BMW G310R is powered by a newly developed 313 cc water-cooled single-cylinder engine that develops 25 kW (34 PS/34 hp) at 9,500 rpm and 28 Nm of torque at 7,500 rpm and sends drive via a 6-speed transmission. The G310R has a top speed of 145 km/h. 300 mm disc brake with four-piston fixed caliper at the front and a 240 mm disc brake with single-piston floating caliper at the rear, and dual-channel ABS are standard. The BMW G310R is powered by a newly developed 25 kW (34 PS/34 hp) 313 cc liquid-cooled engine. Also Read: BMW G310R to ride on Michelin tyres The BMW G 310 R was said to be launched in India in October 2016. However, as per a recent report, the Indian launch of the G310R will take place sometime in February-March 2017. The TVS Akula 310‘s mechanical twin will be sold through BMW Motorrad outlets. BMW G310R – Image Gallery [Image Source: Rushlane] [...]
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Fiat Avventura Urban Cross to launch in India in September – Report
Will only get the 1.4L T-Jet petrol engine with 140 PS. According to NDTV’s Car and Bike, the Fiat Avventura Urban Cross will launch in India in September. The Avventura is the third model in Fiat India’s lineup based on the Fiat Punto Evo hatchback. The Urban Cross features a new grille, updated headlamps, revised bumper and silver body cladding, as seen in the Auto Expo show car. The Urban Cross will only launch with the 1.4L T-Jet petrol engine sourced from the Fiat Avventura Powered by Abarth. The turbocharged engine produces a healthy 140 PS of power at 5,500 rpm and peak torque of 210 Nm between 2,000 and 4,000 rpm, and is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Fiat Urban Cross is not just simply an Avventura without the tailgate-mounted spare wheel. It features a new grille, updated headlamps, revised bumper and silver body cladding as seen in the Auto Expo show car. Inside, it features a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and satellite navigation, dual tone red and black interior and silver accents on the steering wheel. The Urban Cross will only launch with the 1.4L T-Jet petrol engine sourced from the Fiat Avventura Powered by Abarth. Also Read: Fiat Linea 125 S launched at INR 7.82 Lakhs Compared to the Avventura, there are barely any differences in dimensions. The Urban Cross measures 4,000 mm in length, 1,700 mm in width, and 1,500 mm in height. Fiat Avventura Urban Cross – Image Gallery [Source: Car and Bike] [...]
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