Here’s a weekly roundup of the the most important news that we covered from 19th January to 25th January 2014. Welcome to the third episode of Car Blog India TV!
The 2014 Indian Auto Expo is coming closer and the launches, teasers and speculations are intensifying by the day. Last week saw no less than 4 major launches, revelations of new engines, technology etc. Expect more announcements this week, which we will cover extensively. Also expect daily coverage of the upcoming launches, showcases and concepts coming to the 2014 Auto Expo. Do let us know which cars/bikes you are looking forward to in the comment section below.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio officially teased
[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]Read the whole story about the Maruti Suzuki Celerio here[/box]
It is speculated that the Maruti Celerio will be priced from Rs. 3.5 Lakh to Rs. 4.5 Lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. This will make the Celerio EZ Drive variant the cheapest automatic transmission equipped car in India and is expected to boost the sales of the car by a big margin. Maruti has revealed the mileage of the car, which 23.1 KMPL. The car is powered by a newer version of Maruti’s 1.0-litre K10 engine, which also powers the Alto K10, WagonR etc.
Tata Vista Tech VX limited edition launched
[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]Read more about the Tata Vista Tech VX here[/box]
Tata Motors has launched the Tata Vista Tech VX limited edition, it is priced at Rs. 5.99 Lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. The Vista Tech VX is essentially the D90 minus the 90BHP engine. it gets a new paint scheme ‘Blue Chill’ and gets equipment from the Manza, making it one of the best value for money spacious hatchbacks in the country
Tata Manza Compact Sedan spied, given F5 codename
[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]See all the spy shots of the upcoming Vista CS here[/box]
The first spy-shots of the new Tata Manza compact sedan have been spotted. Codenamed the F5, the new sedan will be much better in terms of driveability, comfort, features and overall quality than the current car.It will get diesel and petrol powertrains, the new Tata Revotron 1.2T being the petrol one.
Mahindra Scorpio facelift interiors spied
[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]See more spy shots of the Mahindra Scorpio facelift here[/box]
The interiors of the automatic variant of the Scorpio facelift have been spied. The photos show that the company has worked hard to make the interiors of the popular SUV more contemporary. You get materials on the inside, with ergonomically placed controls, a new steering wheel borrowed from the XUV 500 among others
Mahindra Quanto gets new middle row seats
[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]Read more about the Mahindra Quanto ‘Yoga Seat’ here[/box]
The Mahindra Quanto gets new ‘Yoga’ seats for the middle row, which replace the un-adjustable seats found in earlier models. These seats are more comfortable and can be tilted back for better long-drive comfort. They can also be folded individually or pulled up from the floor for better packaging of luggage
Kawasaki Z800 launched in India
[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]Watch the video of the Kawasaki Z800 here[/box]
Kawasaki is on a roll in India, launching bikes almost every other month.The Kawasaki Z800 is the smaller brother of the Z1000 launched earlier in India. Priced at Rs. 8.05 Lakh, ex-showroom Delhi, the Z800 is a streetfighter motorcycle which is powered by a 4-cylinder 806 cc engine producing 111 BHP of power and 83 Nm of torque.
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