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Month: July 2022

All-new fourth-generation Suzuki Swift spied testing
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All-new fourth-generation Suzuki Swift spied testing

Suzuki has started trials of the all-new fourth-generation Swift. The car has been spied on European roads. The new Swift is believed to be using a modified version of the Heartect platform in order to conform to more modern safety standards. A closer look at the spy photos does reveal definite changes in the next-generation model, which appears to be sleeker than the current-generation model. Up front, the cutout of the bonnet itself differs from the current generation. It gets a bigger honeycomb-mesh grille and a bigger and restyled LED headlamps. On the side, the next Swift appears to have a more swoopy roofline. The biggest change is with the rear door handles that are now placed on a more conventional spot, as opposed to the current model's configuration that's hiding...
ETO Motors to deploy Electric Autos in Delhi. To benefit 300 women
Gadgets and Technology, Women Riders

ETO Motors to deploy Electric Autos in Delhi. To benefit 300 women

ETO Motors, India’s No. 1 EMaaS (Electric Mobility as a Service) company has planned to deploy electric autos as last-mile connectivity to commuters driven by women at the metro stations in Delhi from August 2022 onwards. ETO Motors has entered into an agreement with GMR Varalakshmi Foundation and MOWO (Moving Women), an NGO promoting safe mobility for women. MOWO will onboard and train women drivers for last-mile e-mobility services throughout the Delhi Metros. This initiative of ETO Motors aims to create sustainable income and enhancement opportunities for 300 women earners in the focus geography. After deploying e-ricksaws at various Metro stations in the national capital region, another feather in the company’s already illustrious cap has been the awarding of 300 permits ...
Tata Winger in BS6 avatar launched in Nepal
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Tata Winger in BS6 avatar launched in Nepal

Tata Motors launched the new Winger BS6 in Nepal. The Winger will be sold by Tata Motors’ sole authorised distributor, Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd, in Nepal and will support the sales and service through their countrywide network. The Winger is used for applications like cargo, school, staff and tours and travel. The all-new Tata Winger BS6 is powered by the 2.2-litre DiCOR engine with improved torque and better fuel economy. It also offers an ECO switch and Gear Shift Advisor that helps in increasing the fuel efficiency. The Winger’s best-in-class gradeability of 25.8% helps in easy manoeuvring on steep inclines and flyovers. Additionally, the Winger's independent front suspension with anti-roll bars and hydraulic shock absorbers assure a smooth ride, as does its monocoque body ...
New Hero Super Splendor Canvas Black Edition launched. Prices start at INR 77,430 ESP
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New Hero Super Splendor Canvas Black Edition launched. Prices start at INR 77,430 ESP

Hero MotoCorp has launched its latest Super Splendor Canvas Black Edition at INR 77,430/- for the drum variant and INR 81,330/- for the disc variant. Prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.   Apart from the 3D branded logos for the badging and the all-black colour scheme, this variant is identical to the standard Super Splendor. In its new avatar, Hero Super Splendor Canvas Black Edition offers improved fuel efficiency, up by 13 percent. Mileage is listed at 60-68 kmpl. The New Super Splendor Canvas is powered by a 125cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, single cylinder engine. It returns power of 10.7 BHP @ 7500 RPM and max torque of 10.6 Nm @ 6000 RPM. An advanced programmed fuel injection (FI) system, wet multi plate clutch and an all-new 5-Speed Gearbox. The new Super Splendor fea...
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT launched in India at INR 2.57 crore
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Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT launched in India at INR 2.57 crore

Porsche has launched the new Cayenne Turbo GT in India at INR 2.57 crore (ex-showroom). The Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT was globally unveiled in June 2021 and now sits at the top of the Cayenne range in India. Visually, the Cayenne Turbo GT does not look all that different from the standard Turbo Coupe. The styling changes are purely functional – either meant for more efficient engine and brake cooling or for additional downforce. For instance, the front bumper has been reworked with larger cooling ducts and a new lip spoiler. At the rear, there’s a modified roof spoiler with new carbon-fibre side-mounted wing elements. There’s also a retractable tailgate spoiler that is 25mm wider and is said to provide 40kg additional downforce at top speed. Additionally, the mirror caps and r...
All-New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara makes global debut with AWD, Hybrid
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All-New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara makes global debut with AWD, Hybrid

Maruti Suzuki has unveiled its new global flagship SUV, the Grand Vitara. The fifth-gen Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will go on sale in India first, and is expected to be sold in multiple overseas markets. Bookings for the Grand Vitara SUV have been underway since July 11 for a token amount of Rs 11,000, and it will be sold through Maruti's premium Nexa dealerships. The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has been developed jointly with Toyota, and will be built at latter's Karnataka plant along with its sister model – the Hyryder SUV. This SUV also marks the return of the “Grand Vitara” moniker after almost a decade in the Indian market. Maruti Suzuki sold the second- and third-gen of the Grand Vitara in India, but both models were full imports. The fifth-gen Grand Vitara that has been unv...
BMW G 310 RR launched in India at INR 2.85 lakh
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BMW G 310 RR launched in India at INR 2.85 lakh

BMW has launched its latest sportbike, the G 310 RR. Its Standard version (only available in Black colour) is priced at INR 2.85 lakh, while the ‘Style Sport’ variant is priced at INR 2.99 lakh. The only differences between the two versions are colour schemes. The BMW G 310 RR is a sibling to the TVS Apache RR 310 but the company has given it few cosmetic updates to the BMW G 310 RR it gets BMW-specific colours and graphics, making its more in line with BMW Motorrad models. It sports BI-LED twin projector headlights which have been carried over from its TVS sibling, just like the taillight, mirrors, golden USD forks and windscreen. The biggest differentiator between the two motorcycles is the livery and the BMW badging, which are synonymous to larger BMW supersport motorcycle...
Tata Nexon EV Prime launched. Prices start from INR 14.99 lakh
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Tata Nexon EV Prime launched. Prices start from INR 14.99 lakh

Tata Motors Nexon EV has received an update. Dubbed the Nexon EV Prime, it is essentially a rebranded standard Nexon EV which receives new set of equipments from its pricier cousin, the Nexon EV Max. Prices start at at Rs 14.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The Nexon EV Prime retains the same design with blue inserts to emphasise its green intentions. The Tata Nexon EV Prime is powered by a 30.2kWh Lithium-Ion battery pack that produces 127bhp and 245 Nm of torque. According to the carmaker the vehicle is capable of accelerating from 0-100kmph in just 9.9 seconds. Also it comes in two drive modes including Drive and Sport. The Nexon EV Prime shares a lot of equipemnt features with the Nexon EV Max. The Nexon EV Prime comes loaded with Multi-Mode Regen, Automatic Brake Lamp Activation on...
TVS Ronin 225cc motorcycle launched at INR 1.49 lakh
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TVS Ronin 225cc motorcycle launched at INR 1.49 lakh

TVS has launched the Ronin neo-retro motorcycle in India, which is priced from INR 1.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The new TVS Ronin is available in three variants - SS (INR 1.49 lakh), DS (INR 1.56 lakh) and TD (INR 1.69-1.71 lakh). Before the launch today, there were a lot of rumours about the new TVS motorcycle; From Zeppelin to Retron. They have all now been put to rest. There is only one new motorcycle, and that is TVS Ronin. In terms of design, the new TVS Ronin takes the shape of a retro-styled, scrambler-cum-cafe racer motorcycle. The motorcycle gets circular headlamp and rear view mirrors, tear-drop fuel tank and wide rear mudguard. Other key features include dual-tone colour theme, USD forks in golden finish, slim seat design and conventional grabrail. Lower section...
Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder unveiled in India. Bookings open
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Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder unveiled in India. Bookings open

Toyota has revealed its all-new Urban Cruiser Hyryder compact SUV in India. The SUV has been jointly developed with Maruti Suzuki and will be the first model under the partnership to be manufactured by Toyota. Toyota has opened bookings for its new compact SUV in India with deliveries expected to commence in the festive season. The booking amount is set at INR 25,000. On the exteriors, Urban Cruiser Hyryder gets double-layer daytime running lamps that merge into the piano finished 'Crystal Acryalic' grille. There’s a chrome strip that extends from one corner of the grille to the other which divides the LED daytime running lights into two layers. The SUV also features sporty front bumpers with a tall airdam flanked by large full-LED headlamps. On the side, the strong hybrid models of...
2023 Kia Seltos facelift revealed. Gets Modern Styling Cues and New Digital Cockpit
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2023 Kia Seltos facelift revealed. Gets Modern Styling Cues and New Digital Cockpit

Kia has unveiled the facelifted Seltos, showing fresh design cues alongside modern tech inside the cabin. It might not seem like too long ago, but the Seltos is already three years old, having debuted in 2019. Starting with the design, the overall silhouette may remain the same, but there are enough noticeable changes making it look sharper. Starting up front, there’s a new LED DRL setup which instead of wrapping around the upper portion of the retained Tiger Nose grille, now extends to the grille mesh. Aside from a new set of alloys, there’s a new, snazzier pair of LED tail lights that are now connected by a light bar. Some minor tweaks to the bumpers round off the styling touch ups. Dimensions of the new Seltos will remain largely unchanged while the company could add some ...