October promises to be a very busy month for car launches in India. From Ford and Hyundai to Tata Motors and Mahindra, top car makers in India have lined up multiple new offerings. Tata Motors has just sent out an invite for a new car launch on the 10th of October, which is likely to be the Tiago JTP. We’re saying this based on the recent announcement made by the president of Tata Motors’ passenger vehicles business Mayank Pareek on the sidelines of the Tiago NRG launch. Back then, Mr. Pareek said that the Tiago JTP would follow soon, and the latest ‘block your date’ invite from Tata Motors add credence to this. The JTP version of the Tata Tiago will give driving enthusiasts in India a powerful, affordable option, which is much cheaper than the likes of the Volkswagen Polo GT twins and the Maruti Baleno RS. In fact, the Tata Tiago JTP’s prices are likely to start from under Rs. 6 lakhs, making it India’s most affordable hot hatchback. First shown at … [Read more...] about Tata Tiago JTP: Launching on 10th October?
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Every year, the month of October sees a slew of new car launches and announcements by auto manufacturers. This is due to the fact that companies want to cash in the festivities going on during this month. This year will prove to be no different with manufacturers already lined up to fire their big guns. Let’s have a look at the cars that will be launched this October. Hyundai Santro Expected launch : 23rd October Hyundai has been working on an Eon replacement for some time now. It was confirmed a while back that this replacement will be named Santro and the car will be launched on 23rd October, 2018. Also, unveiling will be done way before on 9th October. The car will benefit from the iconic ‘Santro’ name and will battle Tata Tiago and Maruti Celerio among others. It is said to feature a 1.1-litre petrol engine that will also get Hyundai’s first AMT transmission. Expect pricing to be somewhere between Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 5.5 lakh Datsun GO Expected launch : … [Read more...] about 8 NEW cars launching in October 2018 : From all-new Hyundai Santro to Mahindra XUV700
Each year, the festive season between September and November is a time when there is flurry of car and SUV launches. This year will be no different and there are no less than 10 new cars heading our way. From the high performance Tata Tiago JTP to the practical, 2nd generation Maruti Ertiga, here’s a low down on all the new cars coming in. All-new Santro The all-new Hyundai Santro hatchback will launch in India by the end of October this year, replacing the entry-level hatchback- Eon by the end of this year. The main reason of replacing the Eon is the incompatibility with upcoming Bharat stage 6 norms. The Santro is expected to be priced a little higher than Eon, currently retailing at 3 lakh rupees. It’ll pack in an AMT option, and is expected to be powered by a 1.1 liter petrol engine. Mahindra Marazzo The much awaited Mahindra U321 MPV will be launched as Mahindra Marazzo. The Marazzo will be the most premium Mahindra MPV yet. It will be powered by all new diesel engine, … [Read more...] about 10 new cars launching this festive season: Marazzo to Santro
2018 has been a year of a lot of action with respect to the new car launches. However, the new car onslaught is far from over. There are at least 12 new cars that will be launched in India in the next 3 months. The festive period should ensure a strong demand for these new cars. Upcoming Cars in India in next three months – Hatchbacks Hyundai AH2 (Santro) Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the second-largest car manufacturer in the country, will launch an all-new hatchback that is expected to go on sale with the Santro moniker. The new model will be underpinned by the last-gen i10’s platform and will be powered by an updated version of the 1.1-liter, four-cylinder petrol engine that powered the earlier Santro and the i10. The upcoming hatchback will have a tallboy design, which should translate into a roomy cabin. Here is our first look review video of the new Santro: Tata Tiago JTP The Tata Tiago JTP is an upcoming hot-hatch version of the company’s high-selling budget … [Read more...] about 12 NEW cars launching in the next 3 months: Hyundai Santro to Maruti Ertiga
May 2018 could potentially witness the launch of 6 new products in the Indian market. Here’s a list of upcoming car launches in India that will be taking place in May. 2018 Honda Amaze Honda will launch the second generation Amaze on May 16. The Maruti Dzire rival is based on an all-new platform. It is longer and wider than its predecessor and comes with a healthier list of features. Notable additions include a Digipad 2.0 touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, LED pilot lamps, automatic climate control among others. Honda will offer the Amaze with 1.2 L petrol and 1.5 L diesel engine options. 5-speed manual and CVT choices will be available in both cases. Expect prices to start at around INR 5.60-6.00 lakhs (ex-showroom). 2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) Hyundai will roll out the first facelift of the Creta since its launch in the last week of May. The updates will include cosmetic enhancements in the form of a new, bigger front grille, updated … [Read more...] about 6 new cars launching in India this month [IAB Picks]