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Hyundai Venue Flushes Market With 50,000 Sales In 2 Months

The Hyundai Venue has turned out to be a Star Performer for the Korean carmaker. The subcompact SUV had reached 50,000 bookings in just two months since its launch and has helped Hyundai achieve 21 per cent market share in the Indian SUV market. According to latest reports, the Venue became the second bestselling subcompact SUV India in June 2019, outperforming the Mahindra XUV300 by 3,994 units, which is quite a margin. In fact, at 8,763 units, the Venue is just 108 units behind the segment leader- Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. Hyundai claims to have received 50,000 bookings for the Venue compact […]

Porsche Cayenne Coupe will be Launched in India

The Cayenne Coupe is expected to come with three engines – a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6, a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 and a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 for 550PS. Porsche just launched the Macan facelift in India but that’s not the only story from Porsche this week. Porsche announced at the event yesterday that they would be bringing two new cars – the Porsche Cayenne Coupe and the Taycan electric supercar as well to India. The Cayenne Coupe would be first to arrive amongst the two and that would be as early as October, 2019. Pavan Shetty, Director Porsche India said that the Cayenne Coupé […]

Ducati V4 Multistrada Spied During Test

Ducati may have made the Italian brand’s intentions clear that the Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine will be used on more models, and not necessarily in the same sportbike segment. And the first confirmation that Ducati has indeed been toying with the idea of a Multistrada V4 is from the latest spy shots and video of a prototype on test. It was only a few weeks ago that reports of a V4-powered Multistrada doing the rounds near Ducati’s Bologna factory surfaced online. Now, the first spy shots of the motorcycle have leaked online, giving us a visual confirmation of the same. Apart from the […]

Groupe PSA Opens Technical Centre In India

Groupe PSA says the new facility has been designed and built in a frugal and efficient way, consistent with the growth corresponding to the India project. Recently, PCA Motors India, part of Groupe PSA, opened its new India Technical Center [ITC] in Chennai, proving its commitment towards the Indian market. The new technical centre will not only play an important role in enhancing the speed and efficiency of the employees working at PSA India, but will also boost the capacity of the group to accelerate further in the Indian market. This means the employees will start working together as one […]

Bajaj Raises Bike Prices

Apart from the Pulsar 180F ABS, the Dominar 400 (UG) has witnessed a price hike. Now, Bajaj has also hiked the prices of its other vehicles such as the Pulsar 150 and the Pulsar 180. The Pulsar 150 Neon received the highest price increase in the 150 range – INR 2,950. The 2019 Dominar 400 (UG), on the other hand, is available at INR 1,80,001 now, as against INR 1,74,125 before the price hike. As of now, Bajaj officials haven’t revealed the reason for the price hike. The reason behind the price change is not available, but it is most likely […]

Maruti Suzuki XL6 To Be Launched In August

The XL6 will have sportier bumpers, more premium looks as well as an all-black upholstery and the only option of a 1.5-litre SHVS petrol engine. Maruti is readying a premium alternative to the Ertiga. The MPV, called the XL6, has  been spotted on multiple occasions testing on Indian soil. Suzuki has already showcased the vehicle in concept form at the 2019 Indonesia Auto Show. However, it seems that the brand will launch the vehicle first in the Indian market on Aug 21, 2019. Following its launch here, the MPV will be launched in other parts of the world. It is […]

Porsche Macan Facelift Launched In India At Rs 69.98 Lakh

2019 Porsche Macan is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that delivers 252 hp and 370 Nm of torque. It can make 0-100 kmph in 6.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 227 kmph. Porsche today launched Macan and Macan S in India. Having made its global debut last year, the 2019 Porsche Macan facelift has been launched in India with prices starting at ₹ 69.98 lakh for the standard version, and goes up to ₹ 85.03 lakh (ex-showroom, India) for the range-topping Macan S. The Macan Turbo that was available previously is not on sale as of now. Bookings […]

2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 Gets A Hike In Price

Bajaj Auto has raised the prices of the the Dominar 400 by Rs 5800. The 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 was launched at Rs 1,73,870 (ex-showroom Delhi), later which was reiterated to Rs 1,74,125 (ex-showroom Delhi). This is the second time Bajaj Auto is revising the price of the Dominar 400. The Current price of the bike has been raised to Rs 1,80,001 (ex-showroom Delhi). With the latest price increase, the bike has become more expensive by around Rs 6,100 in just three months. The 2019 Dominar 400 comes with a host of updates to make it a better overall package […]

Porsche Macan To Launch Today In India

Porsche Macan facelift is all set to be launched in India today. It is being expected that the Macan to be launched at a price starting at Rs 70 lakh going all the way up to Rs 85.03 lakh (ex-showroom India). Porsche Macan facelift is all set to be launched in India today. Of course, you must be waiting to grab the luxurious car. Well, you also must be aware with the fact that bookings for the Macan facelift is already underway since June, 2019. It is being expected that the Macan to be launched at a price starting at […]

Yamaha SZ-RR Version 2.0 Unable To Get BS-VI Update

The stringent compliance of BS6 norms in India has led to the discontinuation of yet another passenger vehicle. This time, it’s a 150cc commuter bike by Yamaha called the SZ RR V2. While the production has halted, leftover stock of the motorcycle is available at some dealerships. After pulling the plug on the Yamaha YZF-R15S and the Fazer 150, the Japanese brand has discontinued the SZ-RR Version 2.0. The move comes in after Yamaha failed to provide the ABS update as per the new safety norms which require compulsory ABS for bikes displacing 125cc and above. The SZ-RR isn’t exactly […]

Kawasaki Brings The W800 Street To India

Kawasaki has launched its W800 Street for Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom). This is Kawasaki’s second retro offering for India after the Z900RS. However, unlike the Z900RS which was brought to India via the CBU route, the W800 Street will take the SKD route. The bike can be booked at any of Kawasaki’s dealerships while deliveries will commence around mid-August. A single matte graphite grey colour will be the only paint scheme available at the moment. Kawasaki has said that one can book the motorcycle at their nearest authorised showroom now. The deliveries though will begin only by August 2019. The […]

2019 BMW 7 Series Launched In India, Now Even More Luxurious

BMW has brought out its new 7 Series in India. The BMW 7 Series prices start at Rs 1.22 crore, ex-showroom. Bookings have started while deliveries are expected to begin in a month’s time. The 7 Series is locally manufactured at BMW’s Chennai plant. This isn’t an all-new car but a facelift of the existing 7 Series. However, look at it and you will realise that things aren’t just skin deep. This version is thoroughly re-worked and can pass off as an all-new car instead. The flagship sedan gets a range of updates and will be available in multiple variants. […]