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Anniversary edition based on Creta SX+.
Hyundai has launched two new variants of the Creta in the Indian market: the Hyundai Creta Anniversary Edition and Hyundai Creta E+ petrol.
Based on the SX+ grade, the Creta Anniversary Edition adds a contrasting black roof, black-painted C-pillar and integrated spoiler, etc.
The Hyundai Creta Anniversary Edition is priced at INR 12.23 Lakhs and INR 13.76 Lakhs (both ex-showroom Delhi), for the petrol and diesel MT variants respectively. Based on the SX+ grade, the Creta Anniversary Edition adds a contrasting black roof, black-painted C-pillar and integrated spoiler, dual tone 17-inch alloy wheels from SX(O) grade, bright silver skid plates, body graphics,
Inside, it features a dual tone black and grey dashboard with red accents around the HVAC vents, fabric upholstery with red inserts and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Feature list is identical the regular Creta SX+ grade.
Hyundai has also introduced a new variant that sits above the base Creta E, the Hyundai Creta E+.
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Along with that, Hyundai has also introduced a new variant that sits above the base Creta E, the Hyundai Creta E+. It adds a bit more equipment such as a touchscreen audio system, steering-mounted audio and bluetooth controls and tweeters, roof rails, power-operated ORVMs with LED turn indicators & rear AC vents. Like the base E grade, it’s only available with a 1.6L VTVT petrol engine paired to a 6-speed MT. Its priced at INR 9.99 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
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Will be showcased at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show.
Suzuki has confirmed that it will launch the fourth generation Suzuki Vitara in Brazil. The company has announced that it’s bringing the Vitara soon to Brazil, but hasn’t revealed the launch date or any specific details as to the features and specifications planned for the country.
The 2016 Suzuki Vitara is available with three engine options in Europe.
The fourth generation Suzuki Vitara was introduced at the 2014 Paris Motor Show and entered production in March 2015. The Euro-spec 2016 Suzuki Vitara measures 4,175 mm in length, 1,775 mm in width and 1,610 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,500 mm and a ground clearance of 185 mm.
In Europe, the 2016 Suzuki Vitara is offered with three engines. The M16A 1.6-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder unit that develops 88 kW (117.96 hp) and 156 Nm of torque is the least powerful petrol engine. Another, more powerful petrol engine available is the K14C 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit that produces 103 kW (138.07 hp) and 220 Nm of torque in the Vitara S. Lastly, there’s the D16AA 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel unit good for 88 kW (117.96 hp) and 320 Nm of torque. Transmission choices include 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic.
The fourth-gen Suzuki Vitara will be imported in Brazil from Hungary.
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Like the Suzuki S-Cross, the Suzuki Vitara will be imported from Hungary. It’s expected to be launched in late-2016 or early-2017. Brazilian media reports say that the compact crossover will be showcased at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show in November.
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Powered by a 3-cyl turbo-petrol engine.
Hyundai has introduced the Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition in the UK. The special edition i20 has been designed, engineered and built in Europe.
The Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition is powered by a 1.0-litre T-GDi turbocharged petrol engine.
The Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition, as the name suggests, is powered by a 1.0-litre T-GDi turbocharged three-cylinder petrol motor producing 74 kW (100 PS) at 4,500 rpm and 171 Nm of torque at 1,500-4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The Turbo Edition model has a CO2 emissions rating of 104 g/km and a fuel consumption rating of 4.5 L/100 km (22.22 km/l). Hyundai offers the 1.0-litre T-GDi engine model with a 6-speed manual transmission also, in which the turbocharged unit produces 88 kW (120 PS) at 6,000 rpm, while the torque output remains unchanged.
The Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition is based on the Hyundai i20 SE grade. Noteworthy features include automatic lights with dusk sensor, 16-inch alloy wheels, Black/Grey interior, leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control with speed limiter, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with satellite navigation and reversing camera.
The Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition is based on the Hyundai i20 SE.
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The Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition is priced from £12,975 (INR 11.33 lakhs) and will reach UK showrooms this month. Exterior colour choices include Polar White, Aqua Sparkling, Sleek Silver, Stardust Grey, Phantom Black and Red Passion.
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Malaysia could get the Innova from the Indonesian manufacturing plant.
The 2016 Toyota Innova has been spied testing in Malaysia by Paultan reader Daran. Introduced first in Indonesia in November last year, the second generation Toyota Innova was launched in India just months back, in May, and has over 30,000 bookings to speak for.
The 2016 Toyota Innova was introduced in November last year; Indonesia was the launch market.
The 2016 Toyota Innova measures 4,735 mm in length, 1,830 mm in width and 1,795 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,750 mm. In India, the all-new Innova is sold as the Innova Crysta, and offered in 7- and 8-seat versions.
Currently two engine options are offered in India: 2GD-FTV and 1GD-FTV. The 2GD-FTV is a 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 110 kW (150 PS) at 3,400 rpm and 343 Nm of torque at 1,400-2,800 rpm. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard for this engine model. The 1GD-FTV is a 2.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine that delivers 128 kW (174 PS) at 3,400 rpm and 360 Nm of torque at 1,200-3,400 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The 2016 Toyota is available with two petrol and two diesel engine options globally.
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In other markets, the 2016 Toyota Innova is offered with the 1TR-FE 139 PS 2.0-litre Dual VVT-i naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine as well as the 2TR-FE 164 hp 2.7-litre Dual VVT-i naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine. In Malaysia, the first-gen model is currently sold only with the 1TR-FE engine.
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F2M Global Mobility Database has released a report listing the best-selling cars in H1 2016 globally. Here are the world’s top 10 cars on the basis of sales during H1 2016.
1. Toyota Corolla – 6,34,298
Unsurprisingly, the top-most selling car during H1 2016 globally was the Toyota Corolla. Toyota managed to sell 6,34,298 units of the car. However, the sales declined by 1.2% compared to H1 2015 (6,41,850).
2. VW Golf – 5,00,630
Volkswagen sold 5,00,630 units of VW Golf during H1 2017 globally, which although being impressive given the “diesel-gate” scandal, was 1.8% lower compared to H1 2015 (508,829).
3. Ford F-Series – 4,78,384
Ford sold 4,78,384 F-Series pickup trucks during H1 2016 globally, registering a 12.6% growth from H1 2015 (4,24,884).
4. Ford Focus – 3,67,479
The Ford Focus, the VW Golf’s rival, witnessed a steep decline during H1 2016 from H1 2015 with the sales dropping by 16.4%, from 4,39,584 to 3,67,479.
5. Hyundai Elantra – 3,63,490
The Hyundai Elantra‘s sixth generation model is yet to show its colours globally, as the car’s sales declined during H1 2016 from H1 2015 by 9.7% , from 4,02,526 to 3,58,602.
6. VW Polo – 3,58,602
The VW Polo is the only sub-compact car to have made it to the top ten list during H1 2016. However, the sales dropped by 1.8%, from 3,65,257 during H1 2015 to 3,58,602.
7. Toyota RAV4 – 3,46,791
Toyota sold 3,46,791 units of the Toyota RAV4 during H1 2016, 10.8% more than it did during H1 2015 (3,12,993).
8. Toyota Camry – 3,39,611
The Toyota Camry witnessed an 11.7% decline in sales during H1 2016 compared to H1 2015; the sales dropped from 3,84,421 then to 3,39,611 now.
9. Honda CR-V – 3,33,697
Honda sold 3,33,697 units of the Honda CR-V during H1 2016, 3.9% more than it did during H1 2015 (3,21,038).
10. Chevrolet Silverado – 3,07,845
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