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Month: October 2021

All-New Black Badge Rolls-Royce Ghost revealed
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All-New Black Badge Rolls-Royce Ghost revealed

The new Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge is a more powerful and more individual version of the luxury sedan introduced last year and, like other Black Badge models, is aimed at bringing younger buyers into Rolls-Royce’s fold. The Black Badge trim is for a specific type of eccentric billionaire. One who’s well aware of how much wealthier they are than the common folk. While other Rolls-Royce owners may try and hide in anonymity, Black Badge owners want to be seen, not just being chauffeured around in the car, but behind the wheel of it. They want people to know just what a big deal they are, and how different they are from the most successful person who came before them. Styling-wise, the exterior of the Ghost Black Badge borrows many flourishes from its Black Badge siblings – the Da...
Bajaj Pulsar N250, F250 launched. Prices start at INR 1.38 lakhs
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Bajaj Pulsar N250, F250 launched. Prices start at INR 1.38 lakhs

Bajaj has launched the Pulsar N250 and F250 in India at Rs 1.38 lakh and Rs 1.40 lakh respectively (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi), The former is a naked variant whereas the latter is a semi-faired variant. The Pulsar N250 and F250 features bi-functional projector-type LED headlamp along with LED DRLs.. In terms of features, both motorcycles come with an “Infinity Display Console” with a tachometer needle. The foldable mirrors on the F250 are mounted on the sharp-looking semi-fairing. The naked Pulsar N250, meanwhile, has an aggressive front-end with a prominent LED headlight. Both motorcycles have a common split seats, sharp tail section, features split grab rails and the signature twin slat taillights, albeit with a boomerang shape now. A floating bracket holds the registra...
2022 Range Rover unveiled globally
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2022 Range Rover unveiled globally

Land Rover has finally unveiled the fifth-generation Range Rover luxury SUV. The 2022 Range Rover now comes underpinned by a new platform (MLA-Flex), along with an updated design and a bunch of powertrain options. The new Range Rover is available in both standard and long-wheelbase forms, with the latter giving the option of seven seats for the first time. It will be available with a range of petrol and diesel engines at launch, with a plug-in petrol hybrid following in about three months’ time. The 2022 Range Rover can now be had either with a standard 5-seat configuration or the long-wheelbase version with 7-seats. The fifth-gen model is the first Range Rover to offer a third-row of seats. To incorporate the additional seats, the LWB version of the Range Rover is 200 mm longer ...
Bajaj Dominar 400 turns touring friendly with new accessories
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Bajaj Dominar 400 turns touring friendly with new accessories

Bajaj Auto has launched the updated Dominar 400 with factory-fitted touring accessories at INR 2.17 lakh (ex-showroom).The new accessory package is offered as a standard fitment and comprises strong touring essentials which make the bike more touring friendly. The standard Bajaj Dominar 400 used to cost INR 2.12 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). But the new model with accessories – which is the only variant available for sale – costs just INR 5,000/- more and replaces the current model. The new accessories package on the Dominar 400 has been optimised for long-distance touring, and, as such, comes equipped with a much taller visor and new hand guards. It also gets a new luggage carrier and a back rest for the pillion. Other functional upgrades to the motorcycle include a metal en...
TVS Jupiter 125 launched at a starting price of INR 73,400/-
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TVS Jupiter 125 launched at a starting price of INR 73,400/-

TVS Motor Company launched the new Jupiter 125 at a starting price of INR 73,400/-(ex-showroom Delhi). Until now, the Jupiter was only offered with a 110cc engine option.  With the launch of Jupiter 125, it joins a long list of 125cc scooters such as Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access and others. The Jupiter 125cc is almost identical to its 110cc sibling except for a few subtle variations. The most prominent are reshaped turn indicators mounted on the front apron. Complemented by new, sharper LED DRLs, front face of the scooter looks more aggressive in this iteration. It boasts signature commuter scooter styling elements such as a single-piece saddle with a grab rail for pillion, alloy wheels and headlamp clusters on the handlebar. TVS has developed a brand new 124.8cc engine for this...
Volkswagen Polo and Vento Matt Edition launched. Prices Start at INR 9.99 Lakh
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Volkswagen Polo and Vento Matt Edition launched. Prices Start at INR 9.99 Lakh

Volkswagen has launched the Polo and Vento Matt Editions in India. The Matt edition is available in the GT variant of the Polo, with prices starting at INR 9.99 lakh. The Vento Matt edition, on the other hand, is priced from INR 11.94 lakh for the Highline AT variant, going up to INR 13.34 lakh for the Highline Plus AT variant (all prices, ex-showroom India). The new special edition models get cosmetic updates on the outside, while the cabin remains untouched. Upgrades on the models include Carbon Steel Grey Matt finish on the roof, fuel flap, front and rear bumper. However, the ORVMs and door handles come with a black glossy finish giving a premium look. Both cars are powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that produces 108 BHP and 175 Nm. Both the Polo and ...
Skoda Rapid Matte Edition launched at INR 11.99 lakhs for MT and INR 13.49 for AT
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Skoda Rapid Matte Edition launched at INR 11.99 lakhs for MT and INR 13.49 for AT

Skoda Auto India has launched a new limited edition model of the Rapid sedan in India. It's called the Skoda Rapid Matte Edition and the car comes with considerable cosmetic updates, both on the exterior as well as the interior. Rapid Matte Edition Price (ex-showroom) 1.0 TSI, Manual Transmission INR 11,99,000 1.0 TSI, Automatic Transmission INR 13,49,000 The new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition comes in an exclusive carbon steel matte colour. The dark shade is further accentuated by exterior elements like - the radiator grille, spoiler, door handle, tailgate spoiler, and trunk lip garnish, which are all treated in a stylish glossy black shade. Inside, the new Rapid Matte Edition comes with dual-tone Tellur Grey interiors. The cabin also comes with new premium black leatheret...
Tata Punch sub-compact SUV unveiled. Bookings open
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Tata Punch sub-compact SUV unveiled. Bookings open

Tata Motors has now fully unveiled the Punch with all of its features and tech specs. Pricing will be announced later. The Tata Punch is the brand’s first SUV to be based on the ALFA architecture and comes in four variants - Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative. Do note, these variants are being referred 'Personas' by the carmaker. Tata has made sure the Punch looks every bit like an SUV and it even borrows styling cues from its bigger siblings, the Nexon, Harrier and Safari. At the front, the Punch gets a sleek gloss black grille which is flanked by DRLs placed above its low-set headlamps. The 16-inch dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels and roof rails add to its style quotient and is further accentuated by the dual-tone body colour. It also comes with a floating roof design...