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Month: April 2017

Toyota Innova Crysta Touring Sport Edition spied before official launch
Automobile News, Spy Shots and Breaking News

Toyota Innova Crysta Touring Sport Edition spied before official launch

Toyota will be soon launching the 'Touring Sports' edition of the Innova Crysta. The car has been spotted at a dealer before its official launch. The special edition is similar to recently launched Innova Crysta Venturer in Indonesia. The Crysta Touring Sport Edition is all about cosmetic upgrades. The car features- New front lip design Black  cladding on wheel arches Side skirts Roof spoiler Chrome strip on the grille, bumpers, wing mirror caps and tail gate Chrome tipped exhaust pipes 17 inch alloy wheels finished in gun metal Wine Red and Super White colours On the inside, the MPV will receive - 6 seater layout with captain seats wrapped in Black leather upholstery. This will be in addition to the touchscreen infotainment system and an automatic c...
Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover teased. Hints front end design
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Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover teased. Hints front end design

Hyundai has revealed a new teaser of the upcoming Kona crossover. From the teaser shot it can be seen that the Kona features Hyundai's standard six-sided cascade grille and LED daytime running lights. The Kona will be revealed at the New York auto show in June this year. To be noted, the thin lights up top are just the daytime running lights. The headlights are main lights placed on the lower deck- similar to the Jeep Cherokee.  The SUV will be positioned between the Tuscon and Creta and will compete with Toyota C-HR and Nissan Juke globally. The Kona may be powered by a turbocharged 1.0-liter and 1.4-liter petrol, and 1.6-liter diesel engines. It is expected that Hyundai will launch the Kona in summer of 2017, however, there is no information when the sub-compact SUV will...
Dainese and AGV celebrates 115 years launching Anniversario Collection
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Dainese and AGV celebrates 115 years launching Anniversario Collection

Two brands, one mission. Dainese and sub-brand AGV are celebrating 115 years of combined experience in providing safety for riders and other sport enthusiasts. On the occasion, the duo have released a special Anniversario Collection with Dainese’s 45 years and AGV’s 70 years of history been painted on the canvases of 14 themed T-shirts and two exclusive leather jackets. The painting on canvases represents the evolution of the brands’ technology and a tribute to three motorcycling legends. (more…)
Mahindra S201- Ssangyong X100 platform based compact SUV spied
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Mahindra S201- Ssangyong X100 platform based compact SUV spied

Mahindra is busily testing on the S201 compact crossover. The S201 is based on SsangYong’s X100 platform which also underpins the Tivoli SUV and is expected to be launched in India in 2018.  In terms of design, the S201 will be slightly different from the Tivoli and will be designed by Pininfarina along with SsangYong collaboratively. Apart from Pininfarina and SsangYong, Mahindra will also utilise the Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai and the Mahindra North America Technical Center for the development of the S201. Under the hood, the S201 is expected to sport both petrol and diesel engines. The petrol variant is likely to be powered by a new 1.5-litre TGDI engine whereas the diesel by mHAWK 100. When launched, the S201 will take on the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza,...
2019 Chevy Camaro spotted testing. Design updates minimal, more power expected
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2019 Chevy Camaro spotted testing. Design updates minimal, more power expected

The Chevy Camaro is getting a fresh mid-cycle facelift for the year 2019. The front and the rear part of the test mules are heavily camouflaged. This indicates that the overall shape of the car will stay the same and will get some necessary design updates to its front and rear fascia. What is the BIG Change?? The biggest change, though, will be mechanical The entire Camaro lineup is expected to adopt Chevy’s optional new 10-speed automatic Technology borrowed from its Cadillac ATS sibling is also expected The details are still slim on exactly what Chevy will offer.. Stay tuned for more details.   Source: Motor1
Feeling being roasted alive? Keep your car cool this summer
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Feeling being roasted alive? Keep your car cool this summer

When you get in your car after it’s been parked in hot weather at work all day, or even in a lot outside a shopping mall or store, you can feel like being roasted alive. A car’s interior temperature can quickly reach 120 degrees and higher on a hot summer day. Follow these tips to keep your car cool and protect the interior as well as yourself and any passengers. 1) Use a Sunshade The best way to keep the direct sunlight out of your car is to use a sunshade. This item is available in a general size that will fit a sedan, SUV, and other classes of vehicles, or in a customized option that will fit your exact windshield size and shape. Many of these sunshades have reflective materials on one side, which should be placed facing out to reflect the sunshine away from your c...
Jeep Compass spied testing. Reveal cabin detail in new spy shots
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Jeep Compass spied testing. Reveal cabin detail in new spy shots

The Jeep Compass was revealed last week and is an extremely important car for Jeep in India. Expected to be priced at under INR 20 lakh, the Compass will take on the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Mahindra XUV500 and the Tata Hexa. Recently, folks at Car and Bike spotted two test mules of Jeep Compass somewhere in Pune. The test mules gave us few clues on what the production model could feature: The variants caught testing here are Longitude and Limited The Longitude will probably be the mid-variant on offer The Limited will be the top-of-the-line variant The base variant will be the Sport The Limited variant features what looks like an 8.8 inch touchscreen infotainment system The Longitude variant gets a smaller screen which doesn't exactly look like a touchscre...
Polo GT Sport TSI and TDI launched. Essentially cosmetic updates, no engine tweaks
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Polo GT Sport TSI and TDI launched. Essentially cosmetic updates, no engine tweaks

Volkswagen has launched the Polo GT Sport limited edition model on both variants of the Polo GT i.e. TSI and TDI. The special edition model receives a range of exterior and interior upgrades that enhance sporty stance of the car.   Price-   VW Polo GT TSI Sport edition - INR 9.11 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) VW Polo GT TDI Sport edition - INR 9.21 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Whats new? The VW Polo GT Sport is essentially a dealer fitment available at an additional cost of ₹ 20,000 over the ex-showroom price New glossy black spoiler 16-inch Portago alloy wheels Glossy black roof foil GT Sport side foil Leatherette finished GT sport embossed seat covers Two colour options - flash red and candy white ‘GT Sport’ graphics on the sides Engine ...
3rd generation Maruti Dzire unveiled. Launch on May 16, 2017
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3rd generation Maruti Dzire unveiled. Launch on May 16, 2017

Maruti Suzuki today revealed the 3rd generation Dzire sedan. Based on the same platform of Baleno, the Dzire is still a subcompact sedan and sits below 4 metres at 3995 mm.   More details: Variants: The Maruti Suzuki Dzire will come in four trims - Petrol- LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+ Diesel- LDi, VDi, ZDi and ZDi+ Colours: There will be six colours to choose from - Oxford Blue Sherwood Brown Gallant Red Artic White Silky Silver  Magma Grey Exterior features - Looks much more modern than the car it replaces. New platform – Suzuki’s B platform or ‘Heartect’. Derivative of the same platform that the Baleno is built on. Lighter than the previous car, with the diesel weighing 105 kgs lighter and the petrol being 85 kgs lighter now....
In conversation with Vaishali Bhagat Master- Jaipur’s Bikerni head
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In conversation with Vaishali Bhagat Master- Jaipur’s Bikerni head

Vaishali Bhagat Master, an architect by profession, has been into motorcycling since 20 years. She started riding for visiting work sites as a part of her profession and has now reached to the level of seasoned rider who easily takes up long rides.   Q) Describe on how you got to where you are with motorcycling today. A) Since last 6 years I have been into riding for fun & self enjoyment which has now reached to a whole new level. In fact I am looking forward to take riding as a profession. Q) Why preferred motorcycle over scooter? A) My profession demand took me to prefer motorcycle over scooter. I used to visit work sites where the condition of roads were pathetic. It was only motorcycles I could ride on such roads. In short it was a requirement that turned in...
2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Tour launched at INR. 5.99 lakh. CNG may follow in near future
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2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Tour launched at INR. 5.99 lakh. CNG may follow in near future

Maruti has launched the new Swift Dzire Tour priced at INR. 5.24 lakh for the petrol variant and INR. 5.99 lakh for the diesel variant. Prices are (ex-showroom, Delhi). The car is a stripped-down version of the outgoing Swift Dzire (2nd gen). Maruti may also launch a CNG variant in the near future. The new Dzire Tour gets a black plastic grille with no chrome bits, silver steel wheels and black plastic mirrors. On the inside, the Dzire Tour gets dual-tone interiors with subtle faux wood trim. It comes with manual AC and power windows but no music system. Image Gallery 2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Tour Source: IAB
2018 Hyundai i20 facelift spied with new Cascade grille
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2018 Hyundai i20 facelift spied with new Cascade grille

The 2018 Hyundai i20 has been spotted on the outskirts of Chennai. The 2018 i20 gets styling tweaks in front which is in line with the latest Grand i10, recently launched refreshed Xcent and the Elantra. The current-gen Hyundai i20 (Elite i20) has been on sale since 2014 and is next in line to receive a mid-cycle update. Hyundai does away with the two-part grille and in its place is a single, large 'Cascade' type grille. The headlamps seem more angular and the bumper has new inserts for fog lamps. Moving on to the sides, the i20 is expected to look the same, except for new-design alloy wheels. The rear of the car is fully covered so the changes here could be even bigger. The i20 facelift is likely to continue with the same set of engines: the 1.2 petrol (MT only),  the 1.4-li...