Focusing on emerging markets across the globe, Nissan re-introduced Datsun brand in 2013, about 27 years after it was discontinued. With an aim to penetrate deeper into the mass segment of auto industry, 2014 will see Datsun launch cars in four countries – India, Indonesia, South Africa and Russia. Of these, India will be the first country that will receive a Datsun, in the form of Go hatchback. We recently got a chance to test drive this car, and here is our review of Datsun Go.
In a bid to turn around flagging fortunes within the country, Tata Motors has entered into talks with Chinese auto maker Chery Automobiles for a possible tie-up. This joint venture could include sharing of platforms, gaining access to Chinese markets and could even include bringing Chery products into India.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited, the countryâ€™s largest auto makers, is sure to enhance their position in the compact car segment following the successful launch of Celerio. Offered in a choice of manual and automatic manual transmission (AMT), the new Celerio booking numbers have surprised everyone, including the maker itself.
Launched in India for a starting price of Rs 82,000 (on-road Pune), the new Vespa S is yet another premium automatic scooter offering from Italian brand – Piaggio. Slotted above the existing Vespa LX and VX, we recently had a chance to ride the new Vespa. Here is our first ride review.
Unveiled for the first time at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini’s new bull, Huracan is a the replacement of their best selling car – Gallardo. Powered by a 5.2l V10 and coupled with a 7 speed DSG, performance figures of new Lamborghini Huracan stand at 3.2 seconds for 0-100 kmph, 9.9 seconds for 0-200 and a top speed of 325 kmph.
Tuning specialists, Hamann Motorsport have revealed four new creations of theirs – the Lamborghini Aventador Limited, Range Rover Sport, BMW X5 and Mirr6r. Of these, its the Aventador Limited Hamann that looks the best. Seen in Stealth Gray carbon fiber body kit, the limited edition Lamborghini Aventador sports state of the art design details and an increase in power by 10%.
Ferrari California T made its public debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, being held from 6th to 16th March 2014. Featuring the new 3.9l V8 generating 560 PS and 755 Nm torque, the California T shares the Ferrari pavilion with 458 Speciale and f12berlinetta.
KTM RC390 and RC200 were missing from this yearâ€™s Auto Expo in Delhi, but they continue to show themselves on Indian roads. The new KTM RC390 was recently spotted once again in India, and this time with DRLs on. Expected to be launched in India by mid 2014, the RC series is powered by the same engine, as seen on the Duke.
Stuttgart/Mumbai. Porsche hereby announce that the criminal proceedings brought against its Senior Executives by its former local importer in India, Ashish Chordia of Precision Cars, have been dismissed.