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Month: August 2022

Tata Nexon, Harrier and Safari Jet Editions launched. Gets added features and cosmetic tweaks
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Tata Nexon, Harrier and Safari Jet Editions launched. Gets added features and cosmetic tweaks

Tata Motors has launched the JET edition of Nexon, Harrier and Safari SUVs. The company says that the new range is inspired by the ‘Business Jets’ and will cater to the demand of customers who want to soar high in luxury. The JET edition SUVs will feature an exclusive interior and exterior design with top-of-the-line features. Prices for the Nexon Jet Edition start at INR 12.13 lakh, while for the Harrier and Safari, they start at INR 20.90 lakh and INR 21.35 lakh, respectively. The Jet Edition is based on the SUVs' top-end XZ+ trim. Like the previous special editions - Dark and Kaziranga, the changes to the Jet Edition are mainly cosmetic, along with some feature additions. Mechanically, the SUVs continue to remain the same. The Jet Edition brings with it some new design ...
2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 launched. Prices start at INR 3.99 lakh
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2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 launched. Prices start at INR 3.99 lakh

Maruti Suzuki has launched the all new 2022 Alto K10. The new car comes with heavily updated exteriors and a longer list of features which makes it an all-new car in comparison to the outgoing model. The entry level car will take on the likes of the S-Presso in its own stable, as well as Renault Kwid. The Alto K10 is available four variants: Std, LXI, VXI and VXI+. Below are the Ex-Showroom prices Std – INR 3,99,000 LXI – INR 4,82,000 VXI – INR 4,99,500 VXI+ - INR 5,33,500 VXI AMT – INR 5,49,500 VXI+ AMT – INR 5,83,500 The new Alto K10 arrives as a whole new model altogether in terms of exterior physical appearance. The front fascia is dominated by a new blacked-out main grille with a honeycomb pattern which is broader and makes the look comparatively tren...
Mahindra unveils 5 electric SUVs and new EV architecture
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Mahindra unveils 5 electric SUVs and new EV architecture

Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled five new electric SUVs as part of their Mahindra Born Electric Vision and these SUVs will be positioned under Mahindra’s two EV brands – XUV, and the all-new electric-only brand called BE. All five electric SUVs will be built on the just-revealed INGLO (Indian Global) platform, created in association with Volkswagen! The MEB (Modular Electric Drive Matrix Battery) platform of Volkswagen is the base from which the INGLO platform is created. The five new electric SUVs include the XUV.e8, XUV.e9, BE.05, BE.07 and BE.09. The first four of these will be launched by the next four years, between 2024 and 2026. The XUV has two e-SUVs to begin with: the XUV.e8 which will be launched by December 2024 and the XUV.e9 which is slated to launch by April 202...
Mahindra Scorpio Classic unveiled. On sale August 20, 2022
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Mahindra Scorpio Classic unveiled. On sale August 20, 2022

Mahindra has unveiled the Scorpio Classic. The SUV will go on sale on August 20, 2022 and will come in 2 variants – base Classic S and the more feature loaded Classic S 11. The Scorpio Classic gets more than just Mahindra’s new logo; quite a few bits have changed in this updated SUV. The Scorpio has been on sale in India for the past two decades and has been a strong seller for Mahindra ever since. The Scorpio Classic gets a completely new face. Mahindra’s new twin peaks logo finds a place on the redesigned grille. The front bumpers are also new. That’s not all, the SUV gets a revised set of LED projector headlamps along with new fog lamps as well as DRLs. The redesigned 17-inch dual tone wheels makes the Scorpio look more premium than earlier. On the rear, the signature T...
Classic Tales: 1989 Yamaha RX100. The legendary 2-stroke motorcycle
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Classic Tales: 1989 Yamaha RX100. The legendary 2-stroke motorcycle

Classic Tales: 1989 Yamaha RX100 Motorcycle owned by: Shubham Thakur History: The Yamaha RX 100 was a two-stroke motorcycle made by Yamaha from 1985 to 1996 with technical collaboration and distributed in India by the Escorts Group. At the initial stage, Yamaha Japan was exporting all bikes from Japan to India. After 1990, Escorts started production in India, with some parts being imported from Japan. In India in November 1985, Yamaha launched the RX 100 to widespread acclaim. The appeal came largely from the high output of its 100 cc engine. With its lightweight body and high power output, the resulting power to weight ratio of the bike made it the best 100 cc bike ever built for mass production, and as a result there is still a high demand for it many years after it ceased prod...
Honda CB300F launched in India. Prices start at INR 2.86 lakh
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Honda CB300F launched in India. Prices start at INR 2.86 lakh

Honda launched the CB300F in India, with prices starting at INR 2.26 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The CB300F is available in two variants – Deluxe (INR 2.26 lakh) and Deluxe Pro (INR 2.29 lakh). The CB300F will be sold through Honda’s premium BigWing dealerships in India.     The design of the CB300R is inspired by the bigger CB500F that’s available in the international markets. It gets sharp design lines with a low-slung headlamp, pointed tank extensions with an upswept tail section. It features LED headlamp, fully digital instrument cluster and Honda Smartphone Voice Control System (HSVCS) for uninterrupted connectivity. Powering the CB300F is a new 293cc, oil-cooled, four-valve, SOHC engine that churns out 23.8bhp and 25.6Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to ...
New Jeeto Plus CNG ‘CharSau’ promises segment leading 400 kms range and best-in-class mileage of 35.1 km/kg
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New Jeeto Plus CNG ‘CharSau’ promises segment leading 400 kms range and best-in-class mileage of 35.1 km/kg

Mahindra has launched the ‘New Jeeto Plus CNG CharSau’ in India. Priced at INR 5.26 lakh (ex-showroom), the new varaint boasts an unmatched range of up to 400km with best-in-class mileage of 35.1 km/kg. When combined with its industry-leading load carrying capacity of 650kg, the New Jeeto Plus CNG CharSau is ideally positioned to boost profitability and deliver improved prosperity to the customers. The New Mahindra Jeeto Plus CNG CharSau comes with a 625cc, CNG engine which produces power of 15 kW and torque of 44 Nm at 1600 – 2200 rpm. This the company says provides superior pick-up, acceleration and gradeability. Mahindra says it has the lowest maintenance cost of INR 0.22 per km and the ability to carry varied load options effectively, the New Jeeto Plus CNG CharSau will deliver ...
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 launched in India. Offered in two variants – Metro and Retro
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Royal Enfield Hunter 350 launched in India. Offered in two variants – Metro and Retro

Royal Enfield has launched the Hunter 350 in India. This is the third motorcycle to be based on RE’s J-platform and is being offered in two variants - Metro and Retro. Prices start at INR 1.50 lakh for the base Retro variant, while the higher Metro variant is priced between INR 1.64 lakh and 1.69 lakh depending on the colour option. This makes it the most affordable of the J-platform motorcycles. Bookings for the same are now open while the test rides and deliveries will commence on August 10. The new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is offered in two variants – Retro & Metro, which have been spread across three trim levels. Moreover, it will be offered in eight colour schemes. They are – Rebel Black, Rebel Red, Rebel Blue, Dapper Ash, Dapper White, and Dapper Grey for the Hunter Met...
Google Maps will now show speed limits in India. Feature active in two cities
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Google Maps will now show speed limits in India. Feature active in two cities

Google has announced that Google Maps will now show speed limits information shared by traffic authorities. As of now, the feature will be available in Bengaluru and Chandigarh but the tech giant is looking forward to partnering with more cities in surfacing speed limits info on Google Maps. Google has partnered with Bengaluru traffic police to help them optimize their traffic light timings. The pilot resulted in almost a 20% reduction in congestion across all the intersections and is now looking to run a pilot project in Kolkata and Hyderabad in the coming months. In partnership with local authorities and data aggregators, Google Maps will also be providing information on road closures and incidents across eight cities in India, including Delhi, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad,...
Volvo launches the 9600 series luxury buses in India
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Volvo launches the 9600 series luxury buses in India

Volvo Buses India has today launched the 9600 series of luxury buses in the country. The new Volvo 9600 luxury buses are introduced in two formats - 15m 6x2 and 13.5m 4x2. They will be available in both seating and sleeper configurations from the factory itself. The Volvo 9600 is based on the company’s European design, which embodies tall boy aesthetics with generous space on the inside. The 15m seater coach will be able to offer a seating capacity of 55 passengers or 40 berths in sleeper format. The 13.5m coach, on the other hand, will be able to seat up to 47 passengers or offer 36 berths. Volvo 9600 platform is powered by a Volvo D8K (8 liter) engine offering 348.66 hp power at 2,200 rpm and 1,350 Nm torque at 1,200-1,600 rpm. This fuel efficient engine is designed to minim...