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Month: August 2020

BMW 3 Series GT Shadow Edition launched. Limited-edition variant offered in top-spec M Sport trim
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BMW 3 Series GT Shadow Edition launched. Limited-edition variant offered in top-spec M Sport trim

BMW has launched the 3 Series Gran Turismo 'Shadow Edition'. The car is powered by a petrol engine and comes with the M Sport design package. It is priced at Rs. 42.50 lakh (ex-showroom). On the exterior, the 3 GT Shadow Edition gets a gloss black finish for the grille and tailpipes, M badging on the front fenders, black 18-inch M alloy wheels and an M aerodynamics package, which includes the front apron, side skirts and rear apron finished in ‘Dark Shadow Metallic’ paint. The interior housing of the headlamps and tail-lamps are also darkened to complete the look. On the inside, the Shadow Edition comes with aluminium door sill plates, key with M logo, M sports leather steering wheel, ambient lighting, wireless charging and a panoramic sunroof. It has an 8.8-inch touchscreen...
First Drive: 2020 Mahindra Thar Freedom Drive
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First Drive: 2020 Mahindra Thar Freedom Drive

We’ve been seeing spy photos of the new Thar for some time now and in the run up to the unveil, some thinly camouflaged images surfaced, so we had a fair idea of what to expect. But today, when it finally broke cover, brute- macho-muscular-go anywhere are some of the words that came to our mind when we looked at this the latest avatar of the iconic Mahindra Thar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4Uw_4ih7uc Off-road Champ Athira Murali shares her First Drive experience of 2020 Mahindra Thar.
Next-gen Mahindra Thar unveiled. Launch Oct 2nd
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Next-gen Mahindra Thar unveiled. Launch Oct 2nd

After scores of spy photos and a seemingly endless wait, the all-new Mahindra Thar has finally been revealed in full. It’s no coincidence Mahindra chose India’s 74th Independence Day to unveil its next-gen off-roader, as it wants its new 4x4 to be viewed as an icon of freedom. The new Thar is based on the Gen3 chassis that is claimed to have better torsional rigidity. It appears to be wider than its predecessor and features a completely redesigned exterior. While the design is new, it's a modern take of the previous Thar's retro looks. The SUV has a ground clearance of 226 mm and can wade through 650 mm. It has a 42 degree approach angle and a 37 degree departure angle. The new Thar gets a revised grille but retains the circular headlamps and wide fenders. Customers can cho...
Tata Motors launch India’s first 16-wheeler, 47.5 tonne tipper truck – Signa 4825.TK
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Tata Motors launch India’s first 16-wheeler, 47.5 tonne tipper truck – Signa 4825.TK

Tata Motors has launched India's first 16-wheeler, 47.5 tonne tipper truck called the Signa 4825.TK. The Signa 4825.TK has been designed for the transport of coal and construction aggregates. It comes with a 29 cubic meter box load body. The tipper is available in two configurations - 10X4 and 10X2. The Signa 4825.TK is powered by a Cummins ISBe 6.7-litre BS6 diesel engine that produces 247 BHP and 950 Nm @ 1,000-1,700 rpm. The engine is mated to a heavy duty G1150 9-speed gearbox via a 430 mm organic clutch. The truck comes with three drive modes - Light, Medium and Heavy. The Signa 4825.TK features a suspended sleeper cabin that has been crash tested, tilt and telescopic steering, 3-way mechanically adjustable driver's seat and air-conditioning. The truck also comes wit...
2020 Mahindra Thar spied with production body. Unveil on 15th August
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2020 Mahindra Thar spied with production body. Unveil on 15th August

The next-generation Mahindra Thar will be unveiled on 15th August 2020. Ahead of the launch, the homegrown automaker continues to text pre-production models of the same on Indian roads. Latest spy images reveals new details related to this upcoming product. The design of the 2020 Mahindra Thar is an evolution over the current model rather than a revolution. The new Thar will be longer, wider as well as taller. Also, the new version will get a hard-top variant, unlike the older generation model. New design includes an all-new front fascia with a larger vertical-slat grille, new headlamps, LED DRLs, reworked bumpers at both ends, LED taillamp; among others. The Thar runs on a five-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels with gun-metal finish. shod with Ceat CZAR A/T all-terrain tyres wi...