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.