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.
Lavasa Women’s Drive (LWD), the biggest all-women car drive in India has set a Guinness World Record for â€˜Most female participants in a motor sport eventâ€™. 2014 LWD drive saw 934 women participate with 467 cars driving from Mumbai and Pune to Lavasa, Indiaâ€™s first planned hill city on February 22, 2014.
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.
Martini is bringing its vermouth and Italian sparkling wine charm back to the race track in partnership with Williams. The multi-year agreement unites the duo in Formula One racing, creating Williams Martini Racing.
First shown at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Tata Motors have now unveiled the Zest sedan, Bolt hatchback and Nexon concept SUV in Geneva. Tata Zest and Tata Bolt are expected to be launched in the coming months in India, while the third, Nexon mini SUV is confirmed for production, which is expected to happen in the next 24 months.
Betting big on the Indian car market, Ford Motor Company unveiled a host of new cars at last monthâ€™s Delhi Auto Expo. The mid sized Fiesta sedan facelift, compact sedan Figo, Ecosport with sunroof, Figo hatchback, premium SUV Endeavour and the Classic sedan were all in attendance at the Ford pavilion at Auto Expo in February.
First unveiled on the eve of 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Hyundai Xcent, the compact sub 4-meter sedan is slated for a launch on 12th March 2014. Based on Grand i10 platform, Hyundai Xcent will also look similar to Grand i10 in a number of respects, while it will also share same engine details in the form of a 1.2 liter Kappa2 petrol and 1.1 liter U2 diesel while being mated to both manual and automatic transmission gearbox options.
Unveiled at 2014 Auto Expo, Piaggio launched the new Vespa S automatic scooter in presence of Bollywood actor Imran Khan today. Priced at Rs 82,000, on-road Pune, The new Vespa S is being offered in a choice of 4 color options – Orange, White, Red and Matte Black. Bookings of the new Piaggio Vespa S scooter have already commenced while deliveries will start from today itself.
New Fiat Linea has a bot capacity of 500 litres, and fuel tank of 45 litres. Both 1.4l T-Jet petrol and 1.3l advanced multijet diesel new Fiat Line dimensions stand at 4596 mm length, 1730 mm width, and 2603 mm wheelbase. The diesel multijet Linea height stands at 1494 mm while the T-Jet petrol stands at 1487 mm. Both cars use a DOHC camshaft.