Ducati has planned to launch two new models Multistrada 950 and Monster 797 in India on 14 June 2017. The Ducati Monster 797 will be priced at Rs 7.82 lakh and the Ducati Multistrada 950, the entry-level Multistrada, will be priced at Rs 11.53 lakh. The new models will be launched to expand its line-up of motorcycles for the Indian market.
Indian two-wheeler manufacturer TVS has launched its new Scooty Zest 110 Matte Series on Monday at Rs 48,038. According to reports, the scooter features an 110cc single cylinder CVTi BS-IV compliant engine, 3D logo, under seat storage light, dual tone seat colours, etc. Notably, Scooty Zest 110 gives 62 kmpl mileage.
Indian automaker Maruti Suzuki is reportedly set to launch its S-Cross 2017 in India during Diwali. According to reports, the premium crossover is likely to sport a 1.3-litre and 1.6-litre diesel engines, 6-speed manual gearbox, ABS with EBD, dual airbags infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, etc.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday flagged off the Mumbai-Goa bound Tejas Express at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal station. The Train will include facilities such as automatic doors, on-board infotainment, wi-fi, CCTV, fire and smoke detection facilities, tea and coffee vending machine. Reportedly, the locomotive can travel up to a maximum speed of 200 kmph and an average speed of 130 kmph. The cost of an executive class ticket is at Rs 2,680, and for AC chair car the fare has been fixed at Rs 1,280.
Tata-owned luxury car brand, Jaguar on Monday reportedly launched the diesel variant of its entry-level sedan 'XE'. According to reports, the XE variant has been launched at a starting price of Rs. 38.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Jaguar XE diesel is reported to be powered by a 2-litre turbocharged, four-cylinder diesel engine that can develop a massive 430 Nm of peak torque. Notably, Jaguar had already launched the petrol variant of this car in January 2017.
German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen will reportedly launch its new Tiguan on May 24 in India. According to reports, the SUV will feature a 2.0-litre Turbo diesel engine, alloy wheels, 3-zone air conditioning, LED headlamps, infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Notably, Tiguan is expected to be priced at Rs 30-35 lakh.
German automaker Ducati is all set to launch its two new motorcycles, Monster 797 and Multistrada 950, on June 14 in India. Monster 797 will sport an 803cc air-cooled twin-cylinder motor, LCD instrument cluster, LED head and tail lamps, etc., while Multistrada 950 will feature a 937cc liquid cooled twin-cylinder engine, Anti-lock Braking System, Ducati Traction Control and is priced at Rs 11.53 lakh.
Premium motorcycles above 350 cc are reportedly set to witness a rise in the total tax incidence under the upcoming Goods and Services Tax. According to reports, under GST, the motorcycles with engine capacity of 350cc or above will attract 31% tax, which is 3% higher than the cess for low-end motorcycles and mopeds. Notably, the rise is expected to have a serious consumer impact.
German luxury vehicle manufacturer BMW has reportedly launched its new 330i car in India. According to reports, the luxury car comes in two design editions, Sport Line and M Sport, and Alpine White and Black Sapphire colour variants. Notably, Sport Line is priced at Rs 42.4 lakh, while M Sport is priced at Rs 44.9 lakh.
The General Motors-owned car manufacturer Chevrolet will reportedly stop selling cars in India from the end of 2017. According to reports, the company will instead focus on producing vehicles for export from India, one of the world's fastest growing passenger vehicle market. Meanwhile, the General Motors have stated that existing Chevrolet customers will continue to be supported in the market.
Indian automaker Maruti Suzuki has reportedly launched its new Dzire in India at a starting price of Rs 5.45 lakh. According to reports, the sedan will feature a 1.2-litre petrol engine or a 1.3-litre diesel engine, Auto Gear Shift transmission for both the variants, Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child seat anchor etc. Notably, the top variant of Dzire is priced at Rs 9.41 lakh.
Indian automaker Maruti Suzuki is all set to start the sale of its new Dzire in India on Tuesday. According to reports, the sedan will be priced between Rs 5.35 lakh to Rs 9.0 lakh in the country and come with features like projector headlamps with LED DRLs, touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto apps etc. Notably, Maruti Suzuki had earlier started the bookings of Dzire at an advance amount of Rs 11,000.
Japanese automaker Honda has reportedly launched its CRF1000L Africa Twin at Rs 12.90 lakh in India on Monday. According to reports, adventure tourer features a 998 cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine, dual clutch transmission, fully adjustable front forks etc. Notably, the company has also opened the bookings of this motorcycle.
Indian motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield is currently working on a new motorcycle with a parallel-twin engine. According to reports, one of the motorcycles was spotted in Chennai and is expected to be Continental GT 750. The new bike features dual exhausts, final drive chain and the sprockets on left side, which differs it from Royal Enfield Continental GT 535.
Toyota's luxury vehicle division Lexus on Monday reportedly made its sports coupe RC F available in India. According to reports, RC F has been made available only on an order-to-order basis. Notably, RC F has been launched for a price of Rs. 2 crores (ex-showroom Delhi). The two crore price tag is for the car excluding any customization
German automaker, BMW is reportedly planning to launch its updated 5-Series on 29 June 2017, in India. The updated 5-Series was revealed last year in the Delhi auto car expo. According to reports, the 5-Series will be offered in three engine variants making 187 bhp. Several dealerships have also reportedly started accepting bookings for a token amount of Rs. 3 lakh.
TVS on Friday reportedly announced the launch date of its upcoming premium motorbike TVS Apache RR 310S. Arun Siddharth, Vice President, reportedly said, "Apache RR 310S sometime in August or September this year". Notably, Apache RR 310S is based on the TVS Akula 310 Concept. However, the other details of the bike are yet to be announced.
Italian automobile giant Vespa on Friday revealed a new variant of its Elegante 150cc scooter in Pune. Priced at Rs 95,077, the vehicle will become India’s most expensive scooter and will include additional accessories such as coordinated helmets and all round chrome guard kit with a front bumper guard. The new special edition scooter will be available in exclusive shades of Beige Unico and Pearl White.
Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturer Isuzu has reportedly launched its new MU-X SUV in India on Thursday. According to reports, the SUV sports a 3.0-litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine, 17-inch diamond cut alloys, 5-speed automatic transmission, infotainment system, anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, etc. Notably, MU-X comes with a starting price of Rs 23.99 lakh.
French multinational automobile manufacturer Renault’s Made-In-India Duster has reportedly failed the crash tests conducted by Global NCAP. According to reports, the SUV has received zero stars out of five for adult occupant protection and two stars for rear child occupant protection in the second round of crash testing in India.