Planning to buy a MUV (Multi Utility Vehicle) and confused between the brands? Well, Toyota Innova has something more to offer to you. The car-maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor has announced a special edition of the much loved ToyotaInnova. The multi-purpose vehicle Innova’s special edition would be priced at Rs 8.87 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The company has sold over 2.26 lakh units of the Innova since its launch in 2005. It is currently available in four variants in a price range of Rs 8.15 lakh to Rs 11.98 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The year 2005, when Maruti Swift hit the Indian roads, marked the beginning of India's premium hatchback revolution. Skoda joined the league with Skoda Fabia in 2006 and the Korean auto maker Hyundai with Hyundai i20 in Dec'2008. But, it was the in year 2009 that the segment really bloomed in India. Indian auto industry experts have been saying that these high-end hatchbacks are certain to give entry level sedans a run for their money as India is and would always remain an essential small car market. About 70% of the cars sold in India are small and compact cars.
Skoda Laura with a customer base of 17,000 users in India and a winner of three prestigious awards in the year 2006 is one of the most loved cars in India. The present Laura offers features like tyre-pressure monitor, a multi function display, sliding sun and moon roof, heated front seats, Dual zone A/C, Xenon headlamps with washers and parking sensors. The car has won "The most technologically advanced car" of the year, "executive Car of the year" and "Auto tech of the year" awards in the year 2006.
The all new Laura is much-more than a face-lift as it has been gifted with all new and refurbished interiors, exteriors, transmissions and a newer better engine. With brand new head-lamps, fog-lamps. front bumper, radiator grille, external mirrors, body-colored side moulding, rear-bumper with reflectors. parktonic sensor design, Laura indeed looks completely different and modish.
Toyota Kirloskar Motors, an Indian subsidiary of Japan based leading car maker Toyota, launched a special edition of its popular crossover Innova in India, on Wednesday. The new edition Toyota Innova has been priced at Rs 8.87 lakh ( Delhi, ex showroom). According to company, the special edition of this model has been launched to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Innova in India and only 700 units of this model will be sold in the country.
Nissan Motor Company is already in the news regarding the launch of its first small car in India – Nissan Micra. The company also hinted towards partnering Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland for launching a global compact car in India. Nissan had announced in March about being in talks with Ashok Leyland for developing a global small car that could be priced around $4,500-5,000. At an event Nissan Motor Company Senior Vice-President (Corporate and Product Planning) Andrew Palmer said, “That (compact car) is a segment in which we want to compete. We are in the conceptual phase... We are still talking to a number of potential partners.”
Even if you are not a car enthusiast and cars are nothing but metal transportation boxes on four wheels for you, you would still be breathless at the sight of the Lamborghini Murcielago range of supercars – the LP670-4 SV is, my friends hold your breath, right here in India! The coveted Lambo has arrived!
The Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV is a magnificent piece of machinery that can give McLaren SLR a run for its money. The Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV is powered by a 6.2 litre V12 engine, the SV is capable of producing 678 horses.
Toyota Corolla Altis has been an extremely popular model by Toyota Kirloskar Motors India. Looking at the popularity of the Car in India and the growing acceptance of luxury sedans in the country, the group had expressed to launch a Diesel variant of Altis, a while back. The purchasing power of an average Indian is growing manifolds and in the past few years India has emerged as the fastest developing automobile Market in the world. Many major car makers are in lieu of expanding their networks in India and trying to gasp a considerable share in this responsive market.
The Jaguar - Land Rover (JLR) is all set to get an Indian heart built by owner Tata Motors. The Indian auto company that took over the British luxury car maker would produce engines for the carmaker to cut costs. JLR was acquired by Tata Motors in 2008. Jaguar-Land Rover and Tata Motor will form a management team and merge the expertise of both sides. This move will end up seeing the engineering part going to the Tata experts and the design part to JLR executives. According to a JLR executive, “With the company making country-specific models of Jaguar and Land Rover for certain markets like China and Russia, common parts will reduce expenses.”
Tata Safari has been ruling the SUV segment in India and has managed to deliver excellent on-road performance. If today any Indian is asked to name the SUVs available in India, his list would certainly have Safari at the 1st or max. 2nd spot. Tata Motors announced that they will launch TataAria, a cross over between an SUV and an MUV on 11th of this October and would be shelved in the price bracket of 10 - 12 Lakhs. There have been an intelligent brain put behind the design and manufacturing of Tata Aria that sets it apart from its contemporaries and even Tata Safari. Now, this competition moves in which direction is left on time to decipher, we can right now have a look at how the two in-house utility vehicles are similar and what sets Aria class apart.
It looks like Tata Nano is all set to get another rival and this time it would be from the General Motors (GM) stable. GM in collaboration with its Chinese associates might launch a rival for TataNano in India, reported a leading business newspaper. Timothy E Lee, president, GM International Operations told the business daily, “We will look at every market segment and I wouldn’t rule out anything.”