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How SUV strategy is paying off for Mahindra…
Mahindra sold a total of 32,585 units of passenger vehicles in June, up from 26,620 units in the same month of last year. This was a 21 per cent growth. Models like Scorpio, Scorpio-N, Thar, XUV700 and Bolero continue to witness hot demand.
Tata Motors to hike prices of its cars
The company has said that there would be a slight price hike on its range of passenger vehicles in the country from July 17 onwards. For those making bookings till July 16, there would be a price protection in place.
Volkswagen Virtus GTS with DSG launched
The Virtus GT with DSG offers 148 bhp and has a peak torque of 250 Nm, making it one of the most powerful offerings in its segment.
The variant is priced at ₹16.19 lakh (ex-showroom)
Skoda launched Matt Edition launched
Kushaq Matt Edition comes in carbon steel shade in matte finish and gets plenty of glossy black and chrome additions. It is available on both the 1.0 TSI and 1.5 TSI engine variants.
Priced ₹40,000 more of the stricker on the variant, the Kushaq Matt Edition will only have 500 units made.
Road trip to Thailand?
Union minister Nitin Gadkari says the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway is nearing completion and will be fully operational in another four years.
This is a 1,400-km long trans-nation highway which starts from Manipur in India and goes all the way up to Mae Sot on the Myanmar-Thailand border.
Honda opens bookings for its incoming SUV
After showcasing the Elevate mid-size SUV last month, Honda has now opened bookings for the model. The Elevate will officially launch in September and deliveries will also begin from them – just in time for the festive season.
Elevate is gunning at the likes of Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, among others.
Audi India on a high
The German luxury car brand delivered over 3,400 units to customers in the first six months of this year, a 97% rise compared to figures from the same period last year.
Tesla registers record second quarter deliveries
Global EV giant Tesla once again raced to deliver a record number of vehicles in the second quarter of the year. The company delivered 466,140 fully-electric models across the globe.
This is significant because not only are Tesla models topping EV sales charts but have not started dominating overall car sales’ list as well.
Harley X440: What we know so far
The Harley-Davidson X440 borrows several cues from the larger displacement yesteryear motorcycles of the brand.
The round headlamp, single-pod instrument cluster, teardrop-shaped fuel tank, round indicators, and side-slung exhaust all add a retro touch to the motorcycle. However, you do get machined alloy wheels, an LCD panel for the console and LED lighting that makes the model look modern.
The most affordable Harley in India launches today
Get set for the official launch of the Harley-Davidson X440 which has been co-developed with Hero MotoCorp.
The Made-in-India Harley will look to break Royal Enfield’s dominance in the middleweight segment
Cars to look forward to…
From the facelift Kia Seltos and the all-new Invicto from Maruti Suzuki to the smallest Hyundai SUV in the form of Exter, July is an action-packed month. The luxury car makers are also lining up to fire big with the Audi prepping the Q8 e-tron and Mercedes putting finishing touches on the updated GLC.