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Month: April 2021

Bajaj CT 110X – the rough road commuter motorcycle launched
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Bajaj CT 110X – the rough road commuter motorcycle launched

The Bajaj CT 110X has been launched in India at INR 55,494 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new CT 110X has been designed to take on some off-road beating, especially in the rural areas. The CT 110X comes equipped with a headlight grille and the added pair of fork gaiters enhance the overall front look. The motorcycle also gets high-rise front fender, blacked-out visor that accommodates an LED DRL. The bash plate and crash guard appear to be quite sturdy. The new Bajaj CT 110X has a long and comfortable seat at the end of which is a rack for carrying luggage weighing up to 7kg. For aesthetics, we have attractive graphics on the fuel tank and side panels. The commuter runs of alloy wheels with somewhat dual-purpose tyres. As for the colours, there are four choices - blue with black, red ...
Hero HF 100 commuter motorcycle launched at INR 49,400 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
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Hero HF 100 commuter motorcycle launched at INR 49,400 (ex-showroom, Delhi)

The world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers is asking INR 49,400 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the new motorcycle. At this price, the Hero HF 100 has become the most affordable motorcycle in the company’s entire product range. The new Hero HF 100 is another variant of the highly popular Hero HF Deluxe and is available in only a single colour, black with red, In terms of equipment, the new HF 100 has 130mm drum brakes at both ends and uses a pair of conventional telescopic forks at the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. Being a basic model, there’s no electric start; only kick start is available. The motorcycle is 1965mm long, 720mm wide, and 1045mm tall. It has a seat height of 805mm and weighs 110kg with a fuel tank capacity of 9.1L. Powering the new Hero HF 100 ...
Hyundai Alcazar SUV production-spec revealed
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Hyundai Alcazar SUV production-spec revealed

Hyundai has revealed the production-spec Alcazar SUV - the three-row derivative of the Creta, ahead of its launch in our market in the coming weeks. The main talking point on the interior is the added row of seats. The Alcazar will be available with both a 6- seat (with captain’s seats in the second row) and 7-seat (with bench seating in the second row) configurations. In both configurations the second-row seats feature a one-touch tumble mechanism to give access to the rear seats as well as a sliding function to either free up more space for the second or third row passengers. Speaking of the third row, the seats get a reclining function and they also fold down completely flat to provide better boot space. Powering the SUV will be two engine options. There will be the 2.0-litre ...
Hyundai Alcazar 7 seat SUV’s test runs concludes. Launch soon
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Hyundai Alcazar 7 seat SUV’s test runs concludes. Launch soon

Hyundai has released a video of the Alcazar showing how it can take on the different terrains. In the video, we can spot a few production form highlights too. https://youtu.be/DifCSaNh3x0 Apart from design elements, the Alcazar also shares quite a few of its body panels with the Creta, like the front fenders, bonnet and even all four doors. The Alcazar car gets a longer rear overhang, a prominent quarter glass aft of the rear door and a new-look D-pillar with a slightly upright rear. At the back, the styling is completely new and the Alcazar gets horizontally positioned, wraparound tail-lamps that extend on the tailgate, unlike the ones on the Creta. The rear bumper will also have provisions for dual, faux exhaust tips and a faux brushed aluminium skid plate. While the details of ...
3-row Kia MPV for 2022?
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3-row Kia MPV for 2022?

Kia Motors has begun work on its next product for India, an all-new MPV. A first set of spy shots that have surfaced online give us a rough idea of what to expect from Kia's upcoming three-row vehicle. While the test mule seen in Korea is still heavily covered, it confirms that the vehicle will have a proper three-row MPV silhouette. The vehicle seen in these spy shots does give out some hints on what to expect on the styling front. It has wraparound headlamps with LED DRLs positioned above, similar to the ones seen on the Sonet. A wide ‘Tiger nose’grille and other sharp styling features, with a mix of chrome bits, can be expected. The mainstay of the Kia KY MPV range in India will be a 1.5-litre diesel engine, while a 1.5-litre petrol will also be on offer. Expect Seltos-lik...
Hyundai Santa Cruz pick-up teased. Unveil on April 15th
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Hyundai Santa Cruz pick-up teased. Unveil on April 15th

The production-spec Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup truck has been teased ahead of its global unveil on April 15, 2021. The model in the images actually has more in common with fourth-generation Tucson SUV. The grille and headlight design are near identical to the new Tucson, as are the flared fenders and prominent character lines on the side. Hyundai has not released any technical details about the Santa Cruz pick-up truck, though the carmaker claims that it will come with powerful and efficient powertrain options. What we can expect from the Santa Cruz is that it will be based on a monocoque chassis and it will get an all-wheel drive layout. There is no chance of Santa Cruz pick-up launch in India.  This model is aimed more at the North American market where it will rival the Honda R...