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Manhart MHX6 700 – a modified BMW X6 M Competition
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Manhart MHX6 700 – a modified BMW X6 M Competition

The aftermarket tuning company Manhart has a new creation called the MHX6 700 that adds more power and a mild styling makeover to the BMW X6 M Competition crossover. Under the hood, Manhart offers two upgrade options – an ECU remap or Manhart’s MHtronik auxiliary control unit. Both increase the X6 M’s twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 to 730 horsepower and 900 Nm of torque. That’s a substantial increase over the SUV’s standard 625 hp and 750 Nm. Manhart provides additional stopping power via configurable braking system upgrades. The crossover also gets a revamped suspension setup. H&R springs lower the ride height by 30 mm. Large 22-inch wheels with a satin black finish and gold accents fill the wheel wells. The X6 M also receives a new body kit which includes front split...
Customized Rolls-Royce Cullinan by Mansory for UAE
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Customized Rolls-Royce Cullinan by Mansory for UAE

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan gets a customized body kit from Mansory. Christened the Mansory Cullinan Special UAE the Cullinan features new front fascia, revised fenders with upper and lower outlets on each side and larger side sills that accentuate the lower portion of the doors. The rear bumper gets a diffuser with cutouts for dual trapezoidal exhausts on each side. This specially tuned Cullinan rides on 24-inch wheels with pairs of arched spokes. Outside, many of the panels have a granite or marble finish. Inside, the granite finish is carried on to the steering panel, dashboard, door panels, and sills. A wavy, textured pattern is on the door panels and center console. In the back, the two seats have opposite applications of black and white leather. The one on the passenger si...
TVS Apache RTR 165 RP launched at INR 1.45 lakh. Limited to 200 units only
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TVS Apache RTR 165 RP launched at INR 1.45 lakh. Limited to 200 units only

TVS has launched its Apache RTR 165 RP at INR 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom, India). This is the first offering under the company’s Race Performance sub-brand. TVS said that the model will be limited to 200 units. At Rs 1.45 lakh, the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP costs significantly more than the top-spec version of the Apache RTR 160 4V (Rs 1.21 lakh). It also costs more than the top-spec version of its more powerful sibling, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V (Rs 1.39 lakh). While the design is the same as the RTR 160 4V, it does feature a unique colour scheme and seat cover. Additional aesthetic add-ons include a dual-tone red and black seat along with red alloy wheels at both ends. It also sports a ’15 Years Anniversary Edition’ decal on the fuel tank. The most notable change on the TVS Apac...
Mahindra Treo electric 3W launched in Maharashtra at INR 2.09 lakh
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Mahindra Treo electric 3W launched in Maharashtra at INR 2.09 lakh

Mahindra Electric Mobility has launched Treo electric 3W in Maharashtra at INR 2.09 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) post FAME-II, state and early-bird subsidies. The Mahindra Treo has sold over 13,000 units since its launch in India and commands a 67% market share in India, in its segment. Mahindra claims that the Treo can help owners save INR. 2 lakh in five years, while the maintenance costs 50 paise/km.To make it accessible for customers the Treo is available with a low-down payment scheme of just Rs 41 500.00 from Mahindra Finance and an interest rate of 10.8% from State Bank of India. A customer can also avail the exchange of Rs 7,500 on the Mahindra Treo. The Mahindra Treo gets an 8kW battery, which is IP65-rated, making it dust and waterproof. The lithium-ion battery pack p...
Kia Carens MPV makes global debut in India
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Kia Carens MPV makes global debut in India

The Kia Carens has finally been unveiled. Slated for a market launch early next year, the Carens is the Korean carmaker’s fourth product here.  The Kia Carens is targeted at modern Indian families and so it has a fairly long footprint, a straight roofline and an upright stance for that quintessential MPV appeal. Now the Carens name isn't new for Kia. The company used to sell a compact MPV named Carens in Korea between 1999 and 2018, however, globally it was more popularly known as Kia Rondo. The company has revived the Carens name again and India is the first market to get it. The Kia Carens bears a resemblance to the sportier Kia’s on sale globally. The front grille for instance, is reminiscent of Kia’s ‘Tiger Nose’ on the Stinger, but apart from that, the design is decidedly MP...
All-electric BMW iX SUV launched in India at INR 1.16 Crore
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All-electric BMW iX SUV launched in India at INR 1.16 Crore

The BMW iX all-electric SUV has been launched in India for a price of INR 1.16 Crore, (ex-showroom, India). The iX is BMW’s first electric vehicle in the country that comes via the CBU (completely built unit) route. It will be available in xDrive40 variant only for now. The xDrive40 gets a dual electric motor set-up with one motor on each axle, giving it all-wheel drive. The AWD controller distributes torque between the front and rear axles, depending on driving conditions. The all-wheel-drive green SUV produces a potent 326PS and 630Nm which makes for a sprint to 100kmph in just 6.1 seconds. It is packed with two batteries laid on the vehicle’s floor bed with a gross capacity of 76.6 kWh. BMW claims a range of up to 425 kilometres and it comes with three drive modes: Personal, Spor...
Ducati DesertX adventure motorcycle unveiled
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Ducati DesertX adventure motorcycle unveiled

If there's two things that are hugely popular in motorcycling these days, it's retro motorcycles and adventure bikes. The Italian brand Ducati has unveiled arguably the most exciting bike of the lot, the eagerly anticipated DesertX at this year's Ducati World Premiere 2022. The Italian motorcycle manufacturer says that this new model has been designed to perfectly tackle the most demanding off-road conditions. The Ducati DesertX has a 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wire-spoke wheels. They are fitted with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tyres. The motorcycle uses a pair of 46 mm USD Kayaba forks at the front and a Kayaba mono-shock at the rear. The entire suspension setup is adjustable for compression, rebound and preload. Being an off-road-focused motorcycle, the Ducati DesertX...
Isuzu Motors India announces ‘ISUZU I-Care Winter Service Camp’
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Isuzu Motors India announces ‘ISUZU I-Care Winter Service Camp’

Isuzu Motors India will organise a nationwide Winter Service Camp for its range of ISUZU D-MAX Pick-ups and SUVs from 13th to 24th December, 2021 at all its authorised service facilities across the country. During this period, customers can also avail special offers & benefits for their vehicles. According to the manufacturer, the service camp is aimed at offering the customers exciting benefits and preventive maintenance checks for a hassle-free driving experience during the winter season. The customers can avail special offers and benefits for their vehicles during the service camp. They can call the nearest Isuzu dealer outlet or visit the official Isuzu website for service booking. The Winter Service Camp will be organised at all authorised service facilities of ISUZU ...
Bounce Infinity E1 electric scooter launched
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Bounce Infinity E1 electric scooter launched

Indian startup Bounce has launched its first electric scooter, the Infinity E1 electric scooter at Rs 68,999 (ex-showroom Delhi). This price includes the battery and a home charger. You can also buy the scooter at Rs 45,099 (ex-showroom Delhi) without the battery and with a battery subscription plan. The scooter can be prebooked for a refundable amount of Rs 499 and deliveries will start by March 2022. The Infinity E1 will be offered with a unique ‘Battery as a service’ option, where customers can either buy the scooter with the battery and the charger, or even avail the battery pack on a rental basis. The company has not revealed what the cost of its battery subscription programme will be. The Infinity E1 features a 1.5kW hub-mounted BLDC electric motor that delivers 83Nm of pea...
BSA Motorcycles returns with Gold Star 650. Specifications revealed
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BSA Motorcycles returns with Gold Star 650. Specifications revealed

Mahindra’s Classic Legends has officially re-introduce the iconic British bike maker – BSA Motorcycles at a special event in the Birmingham in the UK. The company has showased the first model – the BSA Gold Star classic motorcycle. The BSA Gold Star was originally sold between 1938 and 1963 and was offered with multiple engine options ranging from 350cc to 500cc. The images it can be seen that the 2022 BSA Gold Star retains the classic design of the original model. The classic lines are neatly executed and the bike has a proportional design. The bike also has twin-pod analogue gauges for readouts for the speed and RPM. The Gold Star is powered by a 652cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve unit that makes 45hp at 6,000rpm and 55Nm of torque at 4,000rpm paired to a 5-speed gea...