Fiat Avventura is the latest addition in entry level crossover segment, launched today at starting price of Rs. lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). Here is on paper technical specification, price and mileage comparison of Avventura vs Ford EcoSport, Volkswagen Cross Polo and Toyota Etios Cross.
Maruti Ciaz is full of surprises. Right from its unveil at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Ciaz has been immensely popular and anticipated in the market. The number of bookings it received before launch conveys how eagerly people were waiting for an attractive and a value for money C segment sedan from Maruti. Here is our first drive review and our surprising experience with the new cat in town.
Maruti Swift facelift is expected to launch by end of this month; cars with test drive livery spied ready for dispatch to dealers. Does new Swift bear change in engine tune to beat mileage record of Ciaz sedan?
Bajaj RE60 was spotted recently testing with what appeared to be crash test dummies, turns out, they were just dummies used to replicate weight of passengers. Bajaj has been testing RE60 with model buddies for over six months now.
Next generation Ford Figo hatchback and sedan have entered India as per import / export log. Ford India Private Limited have brought them in for Research & Development (R&D) purposes with 1.2 and 1.5 litre petrol engines.
Abarth 500 is spotted at a dealership in Pune ahead of launch next month. The hot hatch will mark the debut of Abarth brand in India, which is set to rev up performance market here. Next in line is Abarth Punto EVO in 2015, which will use same performance kits as Abarth 500.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited is exploring every level Crossover market to develop new low cost mini-SUV, underpinned by regular car (hatchback) platform, with parameters like high ground clearance and competitive ride comfort. Will they come up with a Maruti Swift Cross?
Hyundai Motor India Engineering (HMIE) is looking to develop own cars without support from South Korean R&D. Hyderabad centre setup as global hub for small car engineering to be upgraded from customisation shop to full fledged development lab, with increase in engineers.