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2015 Ford Endeavour to get 2 diesel engines, 1 petrol engine and 6-speed AT

2015 Ford Endeavour to get 2 diesel engines, 1 petrol engine and 6-speed AT

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The next-generation, 2015 India-bound Ford Endeavour a.k.a. the Everest had been revealed last year. Designed and developed by Ford’s Asia Pacific design and product development teams, the production version stays true to the Everest concept showed by Ford an year back in Sydney, apart from the addition of a few production friendly elements like the […]

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Hyundai Verna with 7-speed DCT launched in Korea

Hyundai Verna with 7-speed DCT launched in Korea

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hyundai Verna facelift will soon be upon us, with Hyundai India readying the car for a 16th February launch. Regarding the face-lift, it has already been implemented in Russia and China, where’s its called the Solaris. For South Korea however, Hyundai has equipped the Verna (still christened as the Accent there) with a self-developed dual-clutch […]

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2015 Ford Figo spotted in India; launch soon

2015 Ford Figo spotted in India; launch soon

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The second quarter of 2015 will see two big launches from Ford India – the next generation Figo hatchback and compact sedan. While the Figo hatchback will draw from the Brazilian Ford Ka (below) and the Ka Concept(above), the compact sedan will be based on the Figo Concept Sedan seen at the 2014 Auto Expo, and […]

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Hyundai Elite i20 Cross spied again: Clearest images yet

Hyundai Elite i20 Cross spied again: Clearest images yet

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seen here is one of the base variants, judging by the smaller alloy wheels and no ORVM mounted indicators. The upcoming Hyundai Elite i20 Cross has been spied again near Chennai, ahead of it’s next month launch (unconfirmed). Based on the Elite i20, the India specific (for now) Crossover will feature a slightly raised ride […]

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Kitted up Tata Bolt shows up at dealership

Kitted up Tata Bolt shows up at dealership

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Tata Bolt hatchback is all set to launch tomorrow. Meanwhile, a subtly kitted up example found its way to a dealer. Finished in white, the body kit adds the usual – a lower lip to the front bumper, side skirts and a rear diffuser-like attachment. Inside, the seats are draped in black, fabric upholstery […]

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Audi Q3 facelift India launch might happen in May 2015

Audi Q3 facelift India launch might happen in May 2015

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Audi Q3 face-lift has been revealed worldwide and Audi India won’t waste much time in getting it to our shores. Now, reports suggest that the Q3 face-lift is being readied for a May 2015 India launch, and will continue to be assembled at Audi India’s Aurangabad plant. Pegged as a major money spinner for […]

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India spec Renault Lodgy showcased at the Renault Star Guild Awards

India spec Renault Lodgy showcased at the Renault Star Guild Awards

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The all new, India spec Renault Lodgy was showcased at the Renault Star Guild Awards. The event was attended by top actors, actresses, directors and producers of the film industry. The Renault Lodgy was revealed by actor Anil Kapoor, along with Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, and Renault announced Superstar Hrithik Roshan […]

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2016 Chevrolet Camaro teased

2016 Chevrolet Camaro teased

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro was initially expected to debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January next year. However, at a press conference in Detroit, Chevrolet dropped a teaser of five new models that are expected to be unveiled this year. Out of the five silhouettes teased, one of them is most definitely the new Camaro, […]

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Jaguar XE to debut in India at 2016 Auto Expo, likely to be assembled locally

Jaguar XE to debut in India at 2016 Auto Expo, likely to be assembled locally

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jaguar will reveal its entry level sedan for the Indian market, the XE, at the 2016 Auto Expo. Reports from automotive website AutoCar India suggests that Jaguar will sell the XE in the fully loaded form and the prices would be more expensive than other entry-level premium sedans. Once launched, the Jaguar XE will compete against the entry level […]

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Land Rover Discovery Sport India Launch in Mid-2015

Land Rover Discovery Sport India Launch in Mid-2015

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Land Rover Discovery Sport made its debut ahead of the Paris Motor Show last year and the newest offering from Land Rover will be reaching the Indian shores by mid of this year. Replacing the ageing Freelander 2, the new Land Rover Discovery Sport will be locally assembled at the Jaguar Land Rover’s Pune […]

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Mercedes Maybach S600 pricing announced

Mercedes Maybach S600 pricing announced

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

  1.17 Crores INR ($189,350)*. That’s what your plutocratic self needs to pay for acquiring the ultimate in German opulence on the move. Of course, that doesn’t sound like much, considering it’s “normal” S-Class money in India, but import a Mercedes Maybach S600 here, and it’ll set you back by more than double that listed figure. And […]

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India bound BMW 1-Series facelift looks the part

India bound BMW 1-Series facelift looks the part

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The current-gen BMW 1-Series in India isn’t exactly a popular car. Largely because, for that price, most buyers aspire for a sedan or an SUV. The rest who are inclined towards the idea of buying something cool and urban were put off the way the 1-Series looked. BWM seems to have fixed that with an […]

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Op Ed: What should be the right product strategy for UM Motorcycles in India?

Op Ed: What should be the right product strategy for UM Motorcycles in India?

| January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

Of late at the Motoroids office, we’ve been riddled with calls inquiring about the new crop of UM Motorcycles that will reportedly arrive in India sometime later this year. The range, which was displayed at the 2014 Auto Expo managed to create quite a stir. In fact, the relentless inquiries made us mull what would really […]

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Is Volkswagen India planning a Vento facelift?

Is Volkswagen India planning a Vento facelift?

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A report suggests that Volkswagen India might be working on a Vento facelift, giving the half a decade old Polo based sedan some much needed visual relief. Although VW continues to export the Vento as the Polo Sedan in healthy numbers, the advent of the new Honda City saw the Vento’s domestic sales spiral downwards. Also, […]

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New Honda Jazz production commences in India; expected launch – March 2015

New Honda Jazz production commences in India; expected launch – March 2015

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new Jazz commences production at Honda’s Rajasthan plant. The chirpy, lovable Jazz will be back for 2015. A report says that the new Honda Jazz has commenced production in India, at the Japanese automaker’s Rajasthan plant, and a launch is expected in March 2015. The same plant also caters to the popular City sedan, […]

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