Wednesday, June 3

Year: 2019

Royal Enfield Classic 350 single seat to rival Jawa Perak
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Royal Enfield Classic 350 single seat to rival Jawa Perak

Royal Enfield has introduced ‘Make Your Own’ initiative - a customization programme will allow its customers to opt for the Classic 350 without the pillion seat which directly makes it a rival to the newly launched Jawa Perak. Not only single seat, owners will get many more options for their bike, straight out of the factory. For now, only buyers of the latest Royal Enfield Classic 350 will be able to opt for this new initiative. The two colours on offer are Mercury Silver and Pure Black. Prices start from just Rs 1.45 lakhs, ex-showroom. The accessories include engine guards, panniers, rear luggage rack along with an optional touring seat. The company is also offering alloy wheels which have been certified by ARAI and meets the quality standards. All the additional accessories...
India-bound 2020 Isuzu D-Max unveiled. Expect launch early 2020
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India-bound 2020 Isuzu D-Max unveiled. Expect launch early 2020

Isuzu Motors has finally pulled the wraps off the next-gen 2020 D-Max pick-up truck range in Thailand, ahead of the SUV's official debut slated for October 19. It's a completely overhauled model in terms of exteriors and interiors, and along with that, it comes with a slew of mechanical revisions which has made it more efficient and safer and has improved its overall driveability. Globally, the D-Max pick-up truck has been in the market since 2011 and is finally getting a generation upgrade after 8 years. The Isuzu D-Max looks way more aggressive than before now. At the front, it gets a bigger grille which is taller and broader. At the rear, it gets twin-barrel tail lights with clear lenses and LED edge lighting. In the higher-spec models, the rear bumper now comes integrat...
Jawa 90th Anniversary Edition launched. Limited to 90 units only
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Jawa 90th Anniversary Edition launched. Limited to 90 units only

Jawa Motorcycles has launched a limited-edition motorcycle based on the Jawa called the ‘90th Anniversary Edition’ to mark the 90th year of the brand. Only 90 units of Jawa 90th Anniversary Edition will be produced. Priced the same as the standard Jawa – Rs 1.72 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the bike will reach dealerships on October 15, 2019, and customers with existing bookings, or those who make one before October 22, will be eligible to opt for a lucky draw that will determine whether they will get the limited-edition bike. The delivery of motorcycles will happen immediately after the draw results are revealed. The foundation of Jawa Motorcycles was laid in 1929 by Frantisek Janecek in erstwhile Czechoslovakia, with the first motorcycle being Jawa 500 OHV. Jawa 90th Anniver...
2020 Renault Kwid and Climber launched. Priced at ₹ 2.83 Lakh
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2020 Renault Kwid and Climber launched. Priced at ₹ 2.83 Lakh

The new 2020 Renault Kwid facelift has officially gone on sales in India today, priced quite aggressively at ₹ 2.83 lakh to ₹ 4.84 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price point, the new Renault Kwid also undercuts the top-end variant of its newly launched rival, the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso. The new Kwid measures 3,731 mm in length, 1,579 mm in width and 1,474 / 1,490 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,422 mm and a ground clearance of 184 mm. The car comes with a 28-litre fuel tank. The Kwid facelift gets a redesigned front end featuring a new grille with chrome inserts and slim LED daytime running lights on either side. The main headlamp clusters are placed in separate pods lower down. The headlamp pods have grey surrounds. It has a dual-tone front bumper with a grey lip. ...
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso launched. Price INR 3.69 lakh onwards
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Maruti Suzuki S-Presso launched. Price INR 3.69 lakh onwards

Maruti Suzuki has launched the S-Presso in India. The car is available in four variants with prices starting at Rs. 3.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The S-Presso competes with the Renault Kwid and the Datsun redi-GO. The Maruti S-Presso is based on the Heartect platform. It measures 3,565 mm in length, 1,520 mm in width, height of 1,549 mm (with 13-inch wheels)/1,564 mm (with 14-inch wheels) and has a wheelbase of 2,380 mm. The S-Presso features a slim grille with chrome inserts and it has a dual-tone front bumper. At the rear, the car has rectangular tail lamps and a dual-tone bumper with integrated reflectors. On the inside, the S-Presso gets a circular centre console with colour matched interior trim. It includes a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment sys...
Renault Kwid gets fresh styling, and more features. Launch soon
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Renault Kwid gets fresh styling, and more features. Launch soon

Undisguised spy shots of the facelifted Renault Kwid Climber hatchback have emerged online. The official launch is expected to happen soon. Changes to the exterior include a split-headlamp design-the LED DRLs are positioned beside the front grille with headlamp unit placed lower on the front bumper in a deep recess. At the back, it features new details in the tail-lamps and new light reflectors. Additionally, it also sports a new design for the alloy wheels that are finished in a gunmetal grey shade. The spied car also gets faux skid plates, body cladding, roof rails and orange accents, all of which are expected to be exclusive to the Climber variant. Inside, the refreshed Kwid is expected to get the new 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with a parking camera...
Tata Motors Pro Edition lifestyle accessory launched
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Tata Motors Pro Edition lifestyle accessory launched

To enhance the festive joy this year, Tata Motors launched the Pro Editions on various models including Harrier, Hexa, Nexon, Tigor and Tiago. Customers can upgrade their Tata cars to the Pro editions by paying as little as INR 29,999. The Pro editions have been designed keeping in mind the ever-evolving demands of the customers who want their cars to reflect their lifestyle. While on one hand they offer highly functional elements like front parking sensors, app based TPMS and wireless mobile holders, the Pro Editions will up the desirability quotient of the cars by offering features like automatic sunroof, chrome packs and ambient mood lighting to name a few. This announcement follows a few days after the launch of the ‘Festival of Cars’ campaign where Tata Motors is offering bene...
Polarity Smart Bikes – pedal assisted e-bicycles launched
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Polarity Smart Bikes – pedal assisted e-bicycles launched

Pune-based electric two-wheeler manufacturer Polarity has launched not one but six new pedal-assisted e-bicycles in India, available at a starting price of Rs 38,000 (ex-showroom). They will be offered under the Sport and Executive range with prices ranging from Rs 38,000 to Rs 1.1 lakh (ex-showroom). While the basic underlay of both categories is the same, they do differ in terms of aesthetics and power output. Polarity Electric BikesPrices (ex-Showroom)E1K₹ 38,000E2K₹ 65,000E3K₹ 1.05 lakhS1K₹ 40,000S2K₹ 70,000S3K₹ 1.10 lakh These pedal-assisted bicycles sport different grades of electric motors, helping it achieve top-speed ranging from 40 kmph to 100 kmph. The launch comes at a time when there is growing interest from buyers for pedal-assisted electric bicycles. The...
Update: Maruti Suzuki S-Presso rear spied. Launch this month end
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Update: Maruti Suzuki S-Presso rear spied. Launch this month end

Maruti Suzuki is gearing up for the launch of S-Presso micro-SUV on September 30. Ahead of its arrival, the micro-SUV has already been spied without any disguise revealing the front and side design and now comes spy pics which shows rear as well. September 8, 2019: Maruti S-Presso, the carmaker's upcoming micro-SUV has been spotted fully undisguised for the very first time ahead of its launch. The launch is expected to take place on September 30, 2019 and the spy picture reveals a few design details. The S-Presso has a squared-off front end with a high bonnet line, and the headlights merge into the slim grille. The angular chrome elements in the grille mimic those seen on the bigger Vitara Brezza. The LED DRLs are positioned below the headlights and also has a black front and r...
Tata Nexon Kraz launched. Celebrates 1 lakh sales of the Nexon
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Tata Nexon Kraz launched. Celebrates 1 lakh sales of the Nexon

Tata Motors launched the limited edition Nexon KRAZ to celebrate the 1 lakh sales milestone of the Nexon brand. This is the second limited edition of Nexon, which comes after the resounding success of the earlier KRAZ edition, launched last year. In this new avatar, the Nexon KRAZ gets Tangerine color highlights on both exteriors and interiors. The new limited edition will be offered in two versions – the KRAZ (Manual) and KRAZ+ (AMT), available at a Rs. 7.57 lakh and Rs.8.17 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi, respectively. With sporty-looking exteriors and spunky interiors, the new Nexon KRAZ comes with 10 styling highlights: Exterior All-new TROMSO Black body with Sonic-silver roof color. Tangerine-colored Outside Mirrors Tangerine Grill inserts Tangerine Wheel accen...
Pashley-Morgan 110 bicycle celebrates 110 years of Morgan Motor Company
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Pashley-Morgan 110 bicycle celebrates 110 years of Morgan Motor Company

Morgan Motor Company and Pashley Cycles are to celebrate Morgan’s 110th year with the launch of the Pashley-Morgan 110 Limited Edition bicycle. The companies’ design teams have worked together to create a unique bike that marks a fitting tribute to this significant anniversary. The launch of the Pashley-Morgan 110 Limited Edition continues the already successful partnership between Morgan and Pashley. Founded in 1909, Morgan Motor Company is famous the world over for its range of handcrafted sports cars. Pashley Cycles has been making bicycles since 1926 and is today England’s longest established bicycle maker. With centuries of combined heritage, craftsmanship and passion for their products, Pashley and Morgan continue to create uniquely British offerings. Just 110 exam...
Lamborghini Sian – hybrid and quickest Lambo ever
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Lamborghini Sian – hybrid and quickest Lambo ever

Lamborghini has debuted its most powerful and fastest-accelerating car at the Frankfurt motor show. Called the Sian it’s also the firm’s first hybrid. Lambo chose the name Sian for this car because in the Bolognese dialect that supposedly means flash or lighting. The Sian features the Aventador SVJ’s naturally aspirated 6.5-litre 12-cylinder unit, but it has been uprated from 770 to 785hp with the addition of titanium intake valves, and is mated to a 48V electric motor producing 35hp, for a combined total output of 820hp. In what Lamborghini claims is a first for low-voltage hybrid powertrains, the electric motor is integrated into the gearbox and connected to the wheels for low-speed reversing and parking manoeuvres. Power is not stored in a conventional lithium-i...
2020 Nissan Juke makes its global debut
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2020 Nissan Juke makes its global debut

The 2020 Nissan Juke has been unveiled!! The next-generation Juke makes its global debut in five cities across Europe, a market where almost one million Jukes have been sold since it defined the compact crossover segment nine years ago. The 2020 Juke features larger dimensions and an athletic stance, striking 19-inch alloy wheels and coupé style ‘floating roof’ design. Equipped with full LED technology as standard, the latest JUKE retains its iconic circular headlamps but with a new Y-shaped signature which complements Nissan’s V-Motion grille. Transformed on the inside as well, new JUKE is roomier. New soft-touch materials on the dashboard, door trim and foot-wells offer a premium feel. The 2020 Juke is powered by a 1.0-litre three-cylinder DIG-T turbocharged petrol engine ...
2019 Volkswagen Polo, Vento facelifts launched. Price start Rs 5.82 lakh
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2019 Volkswagen Polo, Vento facelifts launched. Price start Rs 5.82 lakh

Volkswagen has launched the 2019 version of the Polo hatchback and Vento sedan in the Indian market.The Volkswagen Polo facelift is priced at Rs 5.82 – 9.88 lakh, while the Volkswagen Vento facelift is priced from Rs 8.76 lakh. Both the facelifted version gets a lot of visual updates and the front-end looks quite inspired by the Polo GTI, which is not available in the Indian market anymore. Polo and Vento both now get a new honeycomb-mesh grille, front bumper and tail-lights. This adds a dash of sportiness to the appearance of both cars. Higher-spec variants of the new Polo and Vento also get gunmetal-finish alloy wheels in a new design. However, the cabin of both the newly launched vehicles – Volkswagen Polo and the Volkswagen Vento get a range of minor updates including new up...
MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 India launch by Motoroyale Kinetic
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MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 India launch by Motoroyale Kinetic

Motoroyale Kinetic launched the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 sports tourer motorcycle in India. Priced at ₹ 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom), it is the first tourer from the MV Agusta brand. The bike was launched at the inauguration of Kinetic's latest Motoroyale showroom, which has come up in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. Globally, the motorcycle comes in four variants - Turismo Veloce 800, Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso, Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS, and Turismo Veloce RC SCS. The standard version comes to India for now, while the other versions will be introduced later. The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 features a sharp and aggressive design language, with premium fit and finish. The bike borrows several signature styling elements from other MV Agusta models, like the front fairing that re...
Hyundai reveals Personal Electric Scooter capable of 20km range
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Hyundai reveals Personal Electric Scooter capable of 20km range

Hyundai has developed a new prototype electric scooter that boasts rear-wheel drive, a highly-capable lithium battery and stylish front and rear lights. The latest concept features in future Hyundai's plans to enable first- and last-mile mobility through integrating the scooter with future Hyundai and Kia vehicles. When mounted on a vehicle, the scooter is charged automatically using electricity produced while driving, ensuring that the user can complete their journey seamlessly. The electric scooter features a 10.5 Ah lithium battery. This enables the scooter to achieve a top speed of 20km per hour and is sufficient to power the scooter for around 20km on a single charge. Weighing around 7.7kg, the scooter is portable, while its unique and compact tri-folding design means it...
Hyundai to reuse automotive materials for NY Fashion Week
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Hyundai to reuse automotive materials for NY Fashion Week

Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with ready-to-wear fashion brand Zero + Maria Cornejo to host Re:Style, an exclusive cultural event showcasing a creative upcycling collaboration between the automotive and fashion industries. The event will take place on September 6, the opening night of the 2020 S/S New York Fashion Week, at the trendy Public Kitchen restaurant in New York. A teaser video of the event has been launched online https://youtu.be/DrHmUjDcA38   Re:Style focuses on upcycling, an emerging cultural trend that encourages the transformation of car seat materials into new products. The event will present a vision for the creative reuse of automotive materials for fashion and connect with people who care deeply about the environment and seek more ethical consumption...
Tata Harrier #Dark Edition launched. Looks Badass!!
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Tata Harrier #Dark Edition launched. Looks Badass!!

Tata Motors has launched the much talked about Harrier #Dark Edition of its flagship SUV – the Tata Harrier. This edition comes soon after Tata Motors announced the launch of dual tone variants of the Harrier to celebrate 10,000 customers of the company’s flagship product. With prices starting at Rs 16.76 lakh for the top-spec XZ variant (ex-showroom, Delhi), this edition is priced identical to the recently launched Harrier Dual Tone. The #Dark edition of the Harrier will offer a total of 14 design enhancements. The New Atlas Black colour exterior paint shadeblack-finished faux skid plates, grey headlamp inserts and the R17 Blackstone Alloys in the exterior to make it a head turner. The model also wears a special badge on the front fender with the word ‘#Dark’. The i...
New Nissan Juke teased. Official unveil next month
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New Nissan Juke teased. Official unveil next month

Selling over one million units since its debut appearance in 2010, the new JUKE has been in the final stages of road testing, showing a new look and agile driving performances ahead of its official unveil next month. Taking to the Millbrook testing track in the UK with a camouflaged exterior, there are elements of the new design left to drivers’ imagination, but the stage is set for its bold return to the B-SUV segment it pioneered almost a decade ago. Designed in Europe, New JUKE has been an exciting and successful journey in collaboration, bringing together talented Nissan designers across the region to work together on its evolution. The original JUKE model landed with significant impact and captured the imagination of drivers – the next episode is about to begin. The off...
Aston Martin partners with Power of Women for second series
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Aston Martin partners with Power of Women for second series

Aston Martin once again to be the official partner of the Power of Women series with the second season due to premiere on the 26th August 2019 on the Sky Arts channel. The six-episode series features extraordinary women at the top of their game discussing what it took to take them to the top of their chosen career. Aston Martin is delighted to support this pioneering series and hopes that it assists in correcting the gender imbalance in the automotive industry. Power of Women celebrates female empowerment by creating conversations between two exemplary peers. Women in the second series include Rose McGowan, Jane Goodall OBE, Gloria Allred, Mel C, Sharlene Spiteri, HRH Princess Tessy Of Luxembourg, Alex Crawford OBE, Baroness Helena Kennedy, Ruby Wax, Virginia McKenna and Aston Marti...