With the crossover segment gaining in popularity in the Indian auto sector, Indiaâ€™s leading automakers, Maruti Suzuki are actively testing their soon to be launched SX4 S Cross which was showcased earlier this year at the 2014 Auto Expo, promising launch early next year.
Land Rover Discovery Sport 2015 model was spied recently; some part of camouflaged interiors couldn’t escape the frame. Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept was unveiled at 2014 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), interiors of which does not seem like it will make way into production version.
Buyers are already excited about the new Tata Motors Zest sedan and Bolt hatchback, which will be launched in the coming weeks. Powered by new Revotron engine, both these cars are built on Tata’s all new design and manufacturing philosophy, HorizoNEXT.
The next generation Innova MPV was spotted for the first time, testing in India. Gearing up for launch in 2015-16, the new Innova will be a major facelift and will compete with new-age MPVs like Honda Mobilio and Renault Lodgy.
Maruti Suzuki enters LCV race in India with new vehicle codenamed Y9T. Test mule without camouflage was spotted testing recently, increasing chances of earlier launch than speculated early 2015 debut. Key highlight is new 2 cylinder 800cc diesel engine.
To launch sometime in 2015 is yet another small car from the stables of Tata Motors. Named Tata Kite, a prototype of which was spied testing, appears to be smaller than Bolt hatchback but larger than worldâ€™s cheapest car, Nano.
Fiat Punto Evo is slated for launch in August. To compete with Volkswagen Polo facelift, which was launched earlier today at a starting price of Rs 4.99 lakhs, new Punto has arrived at dealerships and bookings too have begun. The Punto facelift is expected to come in at an expected price of INR 5-7.5 lakhs.
Just as MPV market is further heating up with launch of Honda Mobilio right around the corner, Renault Lodgy MPV was caught testing in Chennai recently. This comes as a sign that Japanese dominated MPV segment will soon see French influence as well, and we know how well Renault pulled off with Duster.