Isuzu’s D-Max And MU-X X-Power edition launched

Images of a new X-Power edition of Isuzu’s D-Max pickup and MU-X SUV have surfaced online. The special edition models are expected to be introduced in the Chinese market soon. Both sport some cosmetic changes inside and outside although there are no mechanical changes when compared to the standard models in that market. The outside of the MU-X X-Power gets a dark grey finish, black for the grille and orange highlights above the circular fog lamps. The same orange highlights are also seen on the centre of the blacked-out twin-spoke…

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Dhivya Suryadevara to be the next CFO of General Motors

Dhivya Suryadevara has been announced as next Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of  General Motors, making her the first woman to hold this position in the automotive industry. Commenting on the appointment, Mary Barra said, “Dhivya’s experience and leadership in several key roles throughout our financial operations position her well to build on the strong business results we’ve delivered over the last several years.” With this new appointment, GM joins a handful of companies that have women serving as both CEO and CFO. The carmaker also announced that Chuck Stevens will…

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Maruti Swift croses 1 lakh sales in 5 months…

The new Maruti  Swift has achieved a new sales record by retailing over 1 lakh units in 5 months since launch. The brand claims that record marks the new Swift as the fastest model to achieve this milestone in India. The Swift has sold over 1.89 million units in India since the first-generation model arrived in 2005. The model also has the distinction of being the 20-millionth vehicle to be produced by the Japanese brand in the country and the first export model to roll out of Suzuki’s facility in…

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Tata Tigor launched limited edition priced at Rs 5.68 lakh onwards

Tata Motors has introduced a limited-edition model called the Tigor Buzz to its Tigor range.  the compact sedan is based on the mid-spec XT trim. Petrol priced at Rs 5.68 lakh and diesel for Rs 6.57 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi). The Tigor Buzz gets minor cosmetic tweaks to differentiate it from the standard car. On the outside, changes include a glossy black roof and piano black finish on the mirrors, as well as dual-tone wheel covers and red inserts on the front grille. The cabin is quite similar to…

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2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS – The new fastest SUV

The Kodiaq RS is expected to be unveiled at the upcoming Paris motor show in October. The model was also spied testing at the Nurburgring just before the teaser came out. Like other RS models in Skoda’s line-up, the Octavia, the Kodiaq RS won’t get a petrol option, nor will it get the choice of a manual transmission; only a dual-clutch automatic unit is expected as standard. Like the standard model sold in India, all-wheel-drive will be offered as standard. The new seven-seat SUV is powered by a 240hp/500Nm, 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, twin-turbo diesel engine, which…

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Maruti Suzuki Jimny Price, Launch Date in India and more details

More details of the all-new Suzuki Jimny and the Jimny Sierra have leaked online. The brochure images show the exteriors, interiors and transmission details of the SUV. If the models stay true to the previous version, then the Jimny will get a smaller 660cc petrol motor (to avail Japanese tax benefits), while the Jimny Sierra is likely to be powered by a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol or a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine. The images also reveal that an automatic transmission will be on offer. Further details that can be gleaned from…

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Tesla in planning to launch hatchback in upcoming years

Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting saw its CEO Elon Musk reveal company’s future plans. Which includes a hatchback, a new Gigafactory, and the Model Y. The most notable announcement by Musk was that Tesla will bring a compact car to market within the next five years. Although, no further details were given. Fortunately, Tesla has stated it’s looking into a multitude of different body styles, which means a Model 3 Hatchback could very well be in the pipeline.

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BMW G 310 R, G 310 GS to be launched in India..

BMW Motorrad will launch its highly-anticipated 310cc siblings in India around the end of June 2018. The BMW G 310 GS and the G 310 R are the first two motorcycles from the manufacturer to be produced in India. Latest information from sources suggests that the two motorcycles will be launched simultaneously in the country. They will both enter their respective segments which already have established models, and it seems BMW wants to take on the competition as soon as it can. BMW Motorrad dealers in Pune, Kerala and Chennai have begun accepting bookings for the…

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 2018 bookings commence…

Kawasaki dealers across India have started accepting bookings for the 2018 Ninja ZX-10R. The booking amount for the litre-class is between Rs 1-3 lakh, depending on the dealership.  In April, we had broken the news that Kawasaki will be locally assembling the new Ninja ZX-10R at its plant in Chakan. By bringing the litre-class motorcycle as CKD (Completely Knocked Down) kits from Japan as opposed to the existing CBU (Completely Built Up) route, Kawasaki will be able to price the superbike competitively. This will make the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R the…

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Kawasaki Ninja 300 price drop…

When the Kawasaki Ninja 300 first went on sale in India in 2013, it was a big leap forward from the ageing Ninja 250 that it replaced. Five years later, the recently launched Ninja 400 presents a similar step forward over the Ninja 300. In fact, the Ninja 400 has replaced the Ninja 300 in most markets, but curiously, both bikes continue to be sold in India. We now have exclusive information that sheds light on why Kawasaki India has chosen to do this. While the Ninja 400 will continue…

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