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Toyota Innova HyCross variants explained
Automobile News

Toyota Innova HyCross variants explained

The Toyota Innova HyCross has been unveiled in India. Deliveries will commence in January 2023 following the price announcement. The HyCross gets five variants – G-SLF, GX, VX, ZX and ZX (O). The base two trims are available only with the naturally aspirated petrol engine. The other three are available only with the hybrid powertrain. The G-SLF, GX and VX variants get an option of 7- and 8-seat layouts. However, the top ZX and ZX (O) variants are only available with the seven-seat layout. The new HyCross is the first Innova to be based on monocoque construction and to get a front-wheel drive layout. For the Innova Hycross, Toyota has also ditched the diesel engine. Instead, it gets a 172hp, 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol and a 2.0-litre strong-hybrid unit making a combined out...
Toyota Innova HyCross revealed in India. Bookings open, deliveries in January
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Toyota Innova HyCross revealed in India. Bookings open, deliveries in January

Toyota has unveiled the all-new Innova Hycross MPV in India. Deliveries are slated to commence from January 2023 following its price announcement. The Innova HyCross made its global debut earlier this week as the Innova Zenix in Indonesia. The Innova Hycross has a bolder and SUV-ish design compared to the Innova Crysta, while also being longer and wider. It features a large trapezoidal grille up front with slim LED headlamps on either side. The front bumper has triangular vents with slim LED daytime running lights, while the fog lamps are positioned on the lower section, either side of the air dam. The rear features wraparound tail lamps with a chrome strip in the centre, a chunky bumper and a roof spoiler. Like the Crysta, the new Hycross gets a large glasshouse, promising goo...
Ultraviolette F77 electric motorcycle launched. Prices start from INR 3.80 lakh
Gadgets and Technology

Ultraviolette F77 electric motorcycle launched. Prices start from INR 3.80 lakh

Ultraviolette Automotive has launched its much awaited high-performance electric motorcycle in two variants - Original and Recon. The F77 Original costs INR 3.80 lakh (ex-showroom) and the F77 Recon INR 4.55 lakh (ex-showroom).  The F77 is the most powerful electric-motorcycle that's currently made and sold in India. The Original variant of the Ultraviolette F77 electric bike gets a 7.1kWh battery and a claimed range of 207 km (IDC). It weighs 197 kg, which is 10kg less than the Recon variant. The latter, on the other hand, has a larger 10.3kWh battery and a claimed range of 307km. Peak output figures are an area of difference between the two as well. The Original is rated for a peak of 27kW and 85Nm of torque, while the Recon is claimed to make a peak 29kW and 95Nm of torque. The l...
Lamborghini Urus Performante launched in India at INR 4.22 crore
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Lamborghini Urus Performante launched in India at INR 4.22 crore

Lamborghini has launched the Urus Performante in India. The brand’s newest super SUV comes at a starting price of INR 4.22 crore (ex-showroom). The Performante is 47 kg lighter than the standard Urus. This has been achieved with the use of lightweight materials like carbon fibre. The SUV gets a carbon bonnet as standard, while a carbon roof is available as an option. The Performante comes with subtle changes to the exterior like a new bonnet with cooling vents, a slightly more aggressive front bumper design and a redesigned rear bumper with new vents on the side. Inside, the Urus Performante gets Black Alcantara as standard but can be had with leather as an option. The seats also get a new hexagonal design and there are ‘Performante’ badges on the seats, doors and roof lining. A...
Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 cruiser unveiled at EICMA 2022
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Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 cruiser unveiled at EICMA 2022

Royal Enfield’s highly-awaited Super Meteor 650, has been officially unveiled at the ongoing 2022 EICMA show in Milan, Italy and is offered in two distinct guises – the standard and the Tourer. While the former comes in five colours, the latter gets two paint schemes. Notably, the Tourer trim gets a host of comfort-enhancing bits like a tall windscreen, a pillion backrest, dual seats, panniers, a touring handlebar, and larger footpegs. The Super Meteor 650 boasts a low-profile stance with a long wheelbase of 1,500mm. The design ilooks more premium and imposing. The Super Meteor 650 has a very low seat height of 740mm, as well as forward set footpegs that are mounted near the front of the engine. While the low seat will make this bike easy for shorter riders, it is still a heavy mach...