Land Rover Introduces Petrol Variant Of The Range Rover Evoque
Land Rover launched the facelift Range Rover Evoque in India in December 2016 and now after a month the British auto manufacturer has introduced the petrol variant of the Evoque in India. The diesel variant which was introduced was during the time of the launch was powered by the new 2.0-litre Ingenium motor which replaced the 2.2 Litre unit.
Now the petrol variant which was introduced earlier today gets the 2.0-litre petrol mill which produces about 241 Hp of peak power. This is the same unit which powers the Discovery Sport as well. The Petrol variant of the Evoque is available only with the SE trim. The other variants which are available with the diesel unit include Pure, SE, SE Dynamic, HSE and HSE Dynamic trims.
Some other features which are available on the facelift variant of the Evoque include redesigned headlamps with xenon headlights, the headlamps unit also gets integrated LED DRLs lamps, panoramic sunroof and also17-inch alloy wheels as well towards its side profile. The rear profile on the other hand gets redesigned taillamps as well. Inside the updated Evoque features height adjustable driver seat, a completely new eight-inch InControl Touch infotainment system with navigation.
The petrol variant Range Rover Evoque rivals the likes of the new BMW X3 which also recently introduced its petrol variant.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA
Mercedes has recently taken the covers off the facelift GLA Class which will be sold as the 2018 model. The car was recently unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The GLA was launched for the first time back in 2013 and it impressed everyone with its handling and refinement characteristics. Some of the main highlights of Mercedes first compact SUV included dynamic design, light footed handling and offcourse the premium interior. This new SUV also helped Mercedes become the broadest SUV range over all the other premium European car manufacturers.
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Can A Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Beat A Plane On Track: Video
This is definitely one interesting video where a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT takes on a Plane on Track. Well! You read that right this SUV will take on a plane on the race track. Now that the Jeep brand has made their mark on the Indian market and already launched three new cars including the Grand Cherokee SRT this is definitely a instruction video which actually will give those an idea what the Grand Cherokee SRT is actually capable of.
Here in this video you can watch the Grand Cherokee which packs a V8 motor that packs about 461 Hp of peak power. The SUV has got four wheel drive and many other equipments which actually makes this SUV we ll equipped and appropriate for this battle. On the other hand you have actually got a single seater plane which according to the pilot packs about 107 Hp of peak power. Now although the power on the plane seems to be less compared to the massive power that the Jeep has but this definitely wont effect the race much because obviously an aeroplane will be lot faster than the Jeep because it obviously wont have much obstruction once it takes off from the ground.
Watch and enjoy the video because this is really an interesting video which I am sure all of you will enjoy watching.
2017 Volvo V40
The entry level flag bearer of Volvo might not be popular in the Indian market but this definitely is one of the popular small cars when we talk about some other International markets of the World. Volvo introduced the V40 hatchback in the year 2012 and it came and relieved theS40 off its duty which was actually doing was performing its task since 1995. The new hatchback was actually introduced to take on the likes of some other entry level premium offerings from different auto manufacturers like BMW, Audi and Mercedes.
The Volvo V40 is based on global C platform which was actually developed for compact cars. After the successful stint in the market Volvo decided to introduce a Cross Country version of the hatchback as well in the year 2013 which actually came with some additional protective body panels, slightly bigger wheels and an increased ride height. The Cross Country variant was launched in India back in the year 2013.
The V40 hatchback on the other hand was introduced later and it actually was offered with only a single D3 Turbo diesel unit which is paired to a 6 speed automatic gearbox that sends power to the front wheels. Now after almost 5 years of its existence, Volvo has decided to introduce the facelift variant of the hatchback. As you all already would have expected the updates are cosmetic and unfortunately it has not actually received any mechanical upgrades under its hood. However there are talks that Volvo will launch the new generation V40 soon.
Now before arriving in the Indian market Volvo will showcase the new facelift hatchback at the upcoming 2016 Geneva Motor Show. But you actually don’t have to wait that long because we are providing you with all the details of the facelift V40 in this article.
Update 16.12.2016:- Volvo has launched the updated V40 in India. The prices and other details has been updated in this article
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Volvo Launches the 2017 V40 & V40 Cross Country In India
Volvo has launched the updated V40 and the V40 Cross Country in India. This is the updated V40 which was showcased at the 2016 Geneva Motor show and received minor updates on both its exterior as well as interior.
The most significant changes comes in the form of Thor’s Hammer LED daytime running lights which has now becomes the signature styling of Volvo cars. Moreover the model also gets full LED headlamps as well. Apart from the restyled headlamps the front grille gets a redesigned front grille as well which gets Volvo’s signature logo. The lower front bumper too has been slightly redesigned as well; it gets a big air inlet in the centre while there is a second air dam as well towards the sides as well. Both the Volvo V40 siblings gets a newly designed alloy wheels as well.
Inside the updated hatchback gets the same dashboard continued from the earlier car. Changes come in the form of a new upholstery option. The other new updates includes powered front seats with memory functions, it also gets panoramic sunroof, park assist pilot with front and rear sensors and parking camera. What else is also new is the inclusion of introduction of the pedestrian airbag which actually makes it the first car in its country to have one.
Mini Has Launched The Second Generation Clubman In India Priced At INR. 37.90 Lakhs
Mini introduced the Clubman in India today, the second generation Clubamn has been priced at INR. 37,90,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi) and will be sold in the Indian market via the CBU route.
This is the first time in India’s car history that Mini introduced the elongated Cooper in India. In India the Clubman is available only in the Cooper S model which means that it gets the 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo turbocharged four-cylinder petrol unit which is capable of producing about 192 hp of peak power at 5, 000 rpm and 280 Nm of torque at 1,250 rpm. The engine is paired to a 8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. If we talk about performance the Clubman is able to sprint from 0-100 km/h mark in 7.2 seconds while it has a top speed of 228 km/h mark.
As far as the exterior styling is concerned the Mini Clubman looks identical to the Cooper hatchback till the B-Pillar. Towards the front the car gets round headlamps which get LED headlamps and also integrated LED dfaytime running lamps as well. While there is chrome surround as well towards the edges of the headlamps. It also gets round shaped LED foglamps as well which is housed inside the front bumpers. The side profile gets 17 inch alloy wheels while the rear profile features chrome plated duel exhausts, LED taillamps and signature Barn doors.
BMW Introduces Petrol Variant Of The X3 & X5 SUV In India
BMW has introduced the petrol variant of their X3 and X5 Crossover in India today. This step has been taken by time in order to expand their petrol model lineup in the market. The X3 is launched in the xDrive28i trim and is priced at INR. 54.9 lakh while BMW has decided to introduce the X Drive 35i trim for the X5 variant and is priced at INR. 73.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The X3 xDrive28i is powered by the 2.0-litre TwinPower four-cylinder turbo-petrol motor. This unit is capable of producing about 245hp of peak power and 350Nm of torque in between paired with an eight-speed automatic gearbox as standard. BMW claims that the SUV is capable of sprinting from 0-100kph in 6.5 seconds. The car can sprint from 0-100 km/h mark in just 6.5 seconds.
The Petrol X3 will take on the Mercedes GLC and the recently introduced Land Rover Discover Sport. The SUV has received a completely new front face which gets slightly restyled front and rear bumpers. Headlamp which comes integrated with LED units. While towards the side profile it gets a completely new alloy wheels as well. Inside the car gets a Piano Black central console and dark coloured upholstery. It also gets a bootlid which comes with electric opening function.
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the refreshed CLA models for the year 2016 even before its debut in New York. The updated CLA and the CLA Shooting brake models are the fourth and fifth models in the German luxury auto maker’s compact list, the other compact models includes the A, B and the GLA Class. There is no doubt in the fact that the compact models are immensely popular all over the globe and the sales of these compact cars have also reached an amazing 582,531 in 2015 which is almost 25.8% increase over the last year sales figures.
The sporty overall appeal, powerful and dynamic design and sensual rounded contours are some of the design highlights of the new CLA. Now the changes to the facelift model of the CLA are subtle but ask anyone and you will get to know the popularity if this compact sedan which was introduced back in 2013. The CLA was launched to take on its other compact car rivals from Audi and BMW. After staying in the market for 3 years it was time for Mercedes to give it a facelift and that is what they have done exactly.
The changes to the exterior and interior are subtle though and these updates are the same kind of updates that they have given in some other compact cars recently as well including the A Class. We have provided you all the details that are available at this moment about the updated Mercedes-Benz CLA sedan.
Update 30.11.16:- Mercedes-Benz launched the all new 2017 CLA facelift sedan in India which also happens to be their most affordable sedan for the Indian market. Available with both petrol and diesel engine option under its hood. The prices and other details has been updated with this review
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Mercedes-Benz Launches 2017 CLA Class In India (Prices, Specs & Many More)
Mercedes Benz launched their most affordable luxury sedan CLA facelift in India today. The prices for this facelift sedan start at INR. 31.40 lakhs for the CLA 200 Style diesel, while the diesel CLA 200 d Sport is priced at INR. 34.68 Lakhs. The petrol 200 CLA Sport on the other hand is priced at INR. 33.68 Lakhs (ex showroom, Mumbai).
If we talk about the changes to its exterior design then the 2017 CLA facelift features a new diamond effect radiator grille, while the headlamp design remains the same but the facelift model now gets new LED daytime running lamps and also optional Multibeam LED headlamps. The other changes towards the front include a restyled bumper as well. While the side profile remains identical the rear profile now features a slightly tweaked LED taillamps while the rear bumper also has been tweaked to match the front profile.
Apart from the exterior the interior has also received minor changes as well; the instrument cluster now looks sportier with red needles inside. The materials inside has also been improved as well. The biggest change however comes in the form of a slightly bigger 8.0 inch touchscreen. This infotainment system now also gets an updated COMMAND system which comes with both Apple car play auto and Android Auto. The other comfort features that you will also find inside comes in the form of automatic headlamps, automatic climate control and also cruise control.
Volvo Launches Their Much Awaited Flagship Sedan S90 In India
Volvo today has finally launched the much anticipated S90 luxury sedan in India. The car was first showcased at the 2016 NAIAS in January. The Swedish automaker’s flagship offering has been priced at INR. from INR 53.5 lakh, (ex-showroom Mumbai).
The S90 is a fully loaded sedan which not only looks futuristic but also gets all the bells and whistles inside. The car will compete directly with the German rivals like the Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5 Series and also the Audi A6. As of now Volvo has decided to introduce only a single D4 trim for the sedan for the Indian market.
Under the hood the S90 sedan is powered by 2.0-litre twin-turbo four-cylinder diesel engine which is capable of producing about 190 hp of peak power at 4,250 rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 1,750-2,500 rpm. The engine is paired to 8-speed Geartronic automatic transmission which sends power directly to the front wheels. The car will be sold in the Indian market via the CBU route and expect the deliveries to begin from December onward.
The S90 sedan replaced the manufacturers S80 sedan and underpins the same Scalable Platform Architecture (SPA) platform which also underpins their flagship XC90 SUV. The sedan gets sharp styling and towards the front features the same sharp looking headlamps which house the LED headlamps and offcourse! Their latest Thor’s hammer daytime running lamps which can also been seen on the XC90 SUV. Towards the side profile the sedan gets 10-spoke, 18-inch Silver finished Diamond Cut wheels. Towards the rear profile the sedan gets twin exhaust which adds a sportier styling.
2017 Volvo S90 Excellence
The Swedish auto manufacturer unveiled their flagship S90 sedan at the North American Auto show in January 2016 and offcourse it will also be launched in the Indian market too. Recently Volvo unveiled two new variants of the S90 including the long wheelbase version of the S90 and the S90 Excellence. The S90 Excellence is targeted mainly towards the high end sedan market of the World. Thee sedan will first make its official appearance at the Guangzhou Motor Show. <
Both the long wheelbase variant and the S90 Excellence trim will be made at the Volvo Cars’ production facility in Daqing, China, and will be exported globally. According to Volvo this variants will showcase highest level of quality. The sedan does not get any exterior change though but the S90 Excellence gets most of the changes inside.
While the S90 will go into production from November expect the S90 Excellence to go into production from 2017 onward and will be powered by Volvo’s T4 and T5 petrol engine and the T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid system which will ensure uncompromised power and performance.
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 4MATIC
Mercedes has taken the covers off the new E63 AMG and this definitely is the most powerful E Class ever built. According to Mercedes they have taken their most intelligent executive saloon and turned it into the most powerful E Class of all time. Another interesting fact is also that Mercedes has actually expanded their E Class range by introducing not one but two high performance variants available in the form of the E63 AMG and the E63 S AMG. Both these AMG variants will be showcased at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto show.
Both these high performance sedans packs the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine which is capable of producing an impressive amount of power and torque. While the engine is paired to 9-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT sports transmission which sends all those power to the wheels. These high performance sedans also get the completely new AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive system.
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