Volvo has launched its Volvo S60 sedan in Mumbai today. The S60 is priced starting at Rs. 27 Lakhs Ex-Showroom Mumbai. The S60 sedan is available in three different variants with Two engine options D5 and T6 engine. The D5 is a 5 Cylinder CRDI Diesel engine with a max power of 205 BHP and a torque of 420 Nm. The T6 is a 3 Litre, inline 6 cylinder engine with twin-turbo producing 320 BHP with 440 Nm torque which can make 0-100 KMPH in just 6.5 seconds !
Ever since after buying Reva, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Reva has been working extremely hard on the next generation electric car, Reva NXR which proves to be an improvement over the previous one. All the problems like cramped interiors, lesser top speed and lower range which were existing have been successfully sorted out. As of now reports say that the Reva NXR is slated for launch in the year 2012 and soon after that Mahindra will also consider launching a more powerful Reva NXG in 2013. As per Motoroids blog the car has been spied testing in India and it [Read more...]
Maruti Suzuki Indian Ltd. sold one million cars in India last year, this year, it is expected to be 1.2 million which is a huge number. Maruti has its R&D center at Gurgaon and its manufacturing plants at Gurgaon and Manesar. The combined capacity of these two manufacturing plants is not enough for coming years, so moving ahead Maruti is going to open a new facility at Rohtak, in twice the area as its Gurgaon facility. Maruti Rohtak plant will be spread over 600 Acres of land and will have a Research and Development center as well as a manufacturing [Read more...]
Back in old days around 2002 TVS India had master blaster Sachin Tendulkar riding the classic TVS Victor bike which was a 110 CC bike which pitched against most of th1 100 CC bikes at that time. Till then, there has been many Indian cricket players from Indian team representing TVS brand as the brand Ambassador. The latest addition to TVS brand Ambassador’s list is Virat Kohli. He will be the ambassador for TVS Sport Motorcycle. The TVS Sport model is a high fuel efficiency 100 CC bike with a max power of about 7.4 HP and 7.5 Nm of [Read more...]
Skoda has shown amazing level of growth ever since its introduction in the market, with cars like Skoda Octavia, Skoda Superb , Skoda Laura and Skoda Fabia, While the first three belong to the sedan category, the fourth one is from the small car segment. The most recent addition to their Indian line-up was Skoda Yeti SUV. Moments back we received the official press release about a new Fabia rally car which has been introduced and will be used the R2 rally category. Named as Skoda Fabia R2, the car presents exceptional piece of work including attractive graphics and minor body [Read more...]
Ford India President and CEO, Michael Boneham addressed the media in Delhi today on the occasions of first anniversary of Ford Figo in India. Today he announced that Ford Figo Exports Will Start To Mexico next week and soon the exports to South Africa and Nepal will also start. On this occasion, the President and CEO of Ford Motor Company (Global CEO, Ford), Alan Mulally, addressed the media and employees via a recorded video. We bring you the exclusive video from the event in this post.
Ford has been quite successful with its small car Ford Figo in India. Just one year back, in March 2010, the car went on sales in India with both the MPFI petrol and CRDI Diesel engine options for a very competitive price. In one year Ford has sold more than 75,000 units of the cars in just one year and won a lot of prestigious awards in India. Today at the first anniversary in Delhi, Ford has announced the launch of Figo in Mexico, South Africa and Nepal. It’s the first Indian car to be exported to Mexico. On this [Read more...]
General Motors once had enjoyed the place of the world’s largest manufacturer with over 25 brands under it then and even today with only 7 subsidiaries left, it manages to retain the spot for the world’s seconds largest automobile manufacturer after Toyota. Whether its racing or passenger or commercial vehicles, the American manufacturer has always proved itself in front of the masses with the technological innovations it brought along. As far as the Indian Automobile market is concerned, the brand’s strategy of launching Chevrolet all alone has done a tremendous work and brought stand to it. Lately the company opened [Read more...]