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Day: May 17, 2020

Bajaj Platina 100 BS6 launched, prices start at INR 47,763
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Bajaj Platina 100 BS6 launched, prices start at INR 47,763

Bajaj Auto has launched the Platina 100 BS6 in two variants with a starting price of INR 47,763*. The more eco-friendly Bajaj Platina 100 uses a revised 102 cc single-cylinder engine in order to comply with the stricter BS6 emission standards. The 100 cc mill comes equipped with electronic fuel injection for enhanced mileage and improved performance. This air-cooled mill is capable of producing a maximum power of 7.9 PS at 7,500 rpm and 8.34 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 rpm. The transmission here is a 4-speed unit. As per Bajaj Auto’s internal tests, the Platina 100 BS6 can reach a top speed of 90 km/h. The Platina 100 BS6 is one of the most stylish commuters in its segment. Some of its key features include: LED daytime running lightAttractive headlamp with a small visor...
BS6 Kawasaki Ninja 650 launched @ INR 6.24 lakh
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BS6 Kawasaki Ninja 650 launched @ INR 6.24 lakh

For someone looking for a powerful middleweight supersport motorcycle, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 promises to be a formidable package . The new 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 has been launched in India at a price of Rs 6.24 lakh (ex-showroom). That said, the new model commands a premium of Rs 35,000 over the outgoing one.  The Ninja 650 is now powered by a BS6-compliant, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, parallel twin, 649cc engine with FI (fuel injection) system. Mated to a 6-speed gearbox, the motor delivers 68PS and 64Nm of peak torque. Kawasaki has updated the airbox and exhaust system of the motorcycle to make sure that it meets the BS6 emission norms. In terms of visuals, the new Ninja 650 gets an all-new aggressive-looking fascia up front similar to the one on the Ninja 400, Ninja ZX-6R ...
BMW 5 Series facelift teased. To pull wraps off soon
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BMW 5 Series facelift teased. To pull wraps off soon

BMW has released a teaser campaign of the upcoming 5 Series facelift with a shadowy image. The updated sedan is set to debut in the coming weeks, featuring a tweaked exterior design and a new plug-in hybrid powertrain option. Compared to the current model, the facelifted 5 Series will get a larger grille (why are we not surprised), restyled bumpers, slimmer LED headlamps and new alloy wheels. Overall, the front fascia has become more aggressive now. Inside, the 5 Series will now feature the BMW Operating System 7.0. That means BMW will finally offer support for Android Auto as opposed to only having Apple CarPlay connectivity in the current generation of 5 Series! Inside, the 5 Series facelift is expected to get only minor updates. However, a major feature addition will be the...
BYD Han electric sedan revealed. Rival to Tesla Model 3
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BYD Han electric sedan revealed. Rival to Tesla Model 3

BYD Han EV, the China automaker’s flagship premium all-electric executive sedan is set to go on sale in international markets following its home-market debut in June. The model was supposed to debut in April at Auto China, which was cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic, and now will come to Europe. It is not clear when such a launch event would be possible in Europe – however, BYD wants to stick to the schedule of selling the Han EV in China from the end of June. Although BYD has not yet given a date for the premiere of the announced Han EV, it has revealed more details about the electric car. The Han EV features ‘Blade Battery’ technology, which is claimed to be simpler and more space efficient than rival battery packs, with improved range and “greatly enhanced” safety.  The Bl...
Irresponsible!! Poonam Pandey busted in a BMW for violating Covid-19 lockdown
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Irresponsible!! Poonam Pandey busted in a BMW for violating Covid-19 lockdown

As on May 17, 2020 With nearly 90,000 cases, the number of COVID-19 patients in India is growing rapidly. India has already overtaken China in terms of number of people affected by the Coronavirus. The total number of positive cases in the country is now at 90, 927, including 53,946 active cases, 34,109 cured/discharged/migrated cases. Government has now divided areas into Red, Orange and Green Zones on the basis of number of cases being reported in the area. People are advised not to step outside until and unless it is unavoidable. Maharashtra is one of the worst hit states in the country with more cases being reported everyday. Police officers and other frontline workers are working 24X7 across the country to contain the spread. On May 11, 2020 Poonam Pandey, glamour model ...
Datsun Go, Go+ BS6 launched
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Datsun Go, Go+ BS6 launched

Datsun launched the BS6-compliant Go and Go+ in India. The five-seater Datsun Go BS6 is available for a starting price of INR 3.99 lakh (ex-showroom) and INR 6.25 lakh (ex-showroom) for the MT and the CVT, respectively. The seven-seater Datsun Go+ BS6 prices start at INR 4.20 lakh (ex-showroom) for the MT and INR 6.70 lakh (ex-showroom) for the CVT. Datsun GoDatsun Go+ Both Datsun Go and Datsun Go+ are now equipped with a BS6-compliant engine. The power and torque figures remain similar to what was available in its BS4 version. The 1.2-litre petrol engine delivers maximum power of 77PS and 104Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 5-speed MT, with an option for an automatic CVT transmission with Sports mode. Outside, the Datsun Go and Datsun Go+ get features like 3D-shaped h...