Latest and most awaited C-segment sedan in India, Maruti Ciaz, which took over 10,000 bookings before launch is finally out. Here is on-paper technical specification comparison between Ciaz and rest of rivals including Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid.
C-segment in India has received upgraded sedans very recently in the form of new Volkswagen Vento facelift and Skoda Rapid, with similar changes in powertrain and subtle revision in prices. Here is on-paper technical specification comparison of the aforementioned vs class leader Honda City and next on podium Hyundai Verna.
Volkswagen in India today launched its new technologically advanced Vento sedan available with a range of four-cylinder engines â€“ 1.6 MPI, 1.2 TSI and 1.5 TDI for improved power, performance and fuel economy.
Current week of September is one of most important this year, with 6 car launches lined up. Auto industry is so busy this week mainly because this is an auspicious time for buyers to purchase new cars.
Volkswagen Vento facelift will be launched on 24th September 2014, about a week before Skoda launches upgraded Rapid. Common denominators are slightly refreshed styling and first time DSG automatic transmission in diesel variant.
Maruti Celerio AMT demand increases despite long waiting period and it looks like Alto 800, Alto K10 and Swift facelift are getting automatic variants, not all of them would be AMT.
September is going to be exhilarating with an average of two car launches per week, starting premium sedan segment to drool-worthy super car space. Here is a brief info on all cars that are confirmed / expected to launch this month, in the order of price.
Volkswagen India now brings a limited edition Vento Konekt (Comfortline and Highline variants) that exemplifies digital entertainment and connectivity.
Whole country should be excited to know that petrol price will be reduced by Rs. 1.89 – Rs. 2.38 on midnight of August 14 – 15. In addition to what seems to be an Independence day offer, car buyers have another reason to be delighted, as discounts on new purchases are as high as Rs. 1.20 lakhs.
Volkswagen Vento TSI variant was launched on 10th October 2013, a few months after Polo GT TSI was launched (April 29). TSI (Turbo Stratified Injection) petrol motor is third engine option in Vento line up. Unlike other Vento models that come in Trendline, Comfortline and Highline variants, TSI comes in only one trim. Launch price of VW Vento TSI is Rs. 9.99 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
Students enrolled in the 3 year Dual Apprenticeship course at Volkswagen Academy India have built a firefighting car for the Volkswagen Pune Plant Safety Department as their final year project. Apprentices involved had a hands-on experience with various activities that go into building a car. The Pilot Hall team at Volkswagen Pune Plant responsible for experimental projects, mentored the apprentices.