Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition Available At Rs. 7.85 Lakh

Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition Available At Rs. 7.85 Lakh

To increase the sales of Maruti Ertiga, the Indian carmaker has launched the Ertiga limited edition in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 7.85 lakh in New Delhi. The new edition gets the additional equipment and unique styling compared to the existing standard Ertiga. This is the good news for the advanced generation customers, who look for the MUVs with special effects in terms of styling and technology.

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The exterior of the Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition is available with the chrome fog lamp bezel, Limited Edition badge, alloy wheels and chrome finished body side moulding. The new version is offered in a new body colour (Exquisite Maroon) along with the two body paint choices, including Superior White and Silky Silver.

The Ertiga limited edition interior available with the newly designed dashboard with wooden inserts, premium seat covers, dual-tone steering cover, wooden inserts on the door pad and centre console, cushion pillows and white ambient light.

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Coming to the Ertiga mechanical specifications, it is available in two types of engines, 1.4-litre K14B VVT petrol engine rated at 91.15hp (68 kW) and 130Nm of output and 1.25-litre D13 DDiS diesel engine, which produces 88.47hp (66 kW) of power and 200Nm torque. The new edition restricted to VXi and VDi trims, which priced Rs. 7.85lakh and Rs. 8.10lakh respectively.

With all-new features and look, the Ertiga Limited Edition will gain the good response from the customers in the passenger car market. Contact the nearest Maruti Dealer to get the best price quote for new Maruti Ertiga edition, which will be suited for the large-sized families.

Audi Launched Audi A4 Diesel In India At Rs 40.20 Lakh

The German based luxury carmaker, Audi has launched the 2017 Audi A4, which is the first diesel model of the existing Audi A4 in India, at the price tag of Rs 40.20 lakh in ex-showroom of Delhi. The new model is named as Audi A4 35 TDI and the bookings for this diesel car has opened by the authorised Audi dealers in India.

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Let’s come to the discussion on the mechanical specifications, the 2017 Audi A4 is powered by the four-cylinder 2.0-litre TDI turbocharged diesel engine, which generates the maximum output of 190hp power and 400Nm torque. This diesel car features the 2WD (front wheel drive system) and the 7-speed S-Tronic automatic (dual clutch) transmission.

The luxury diesel car can be accelerated from 0 to 100 kilometre per hour in just 7.7 seconds and reached the top speed of 237kmph. It has rated at ARAI-certified mileage of 18.25kmpl, which is 7% more fuel-efficient and 7% more powerful than the previous model.

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 The new Audi car available with four driving modes including Comfort, Dynamic, Auto and Individual, and key features like LED headlights, rear dynamic indicators, ARM Tornado designed 17.5-inch alloy wheels, 3-zone automatic climate control and standard LED ambient lighting.

In addition, the A4 diesel car comes with some advanced technologies like 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster (Audi virtual cockpit) with voice control and two display modes, 8.3-inch MMI Navigation Plus (infotainment system) with Apple CarPlay and MMI Touch. Android smartphone integration is the added advantage for the 2017 Audi A4 diesel. Audi phone box for wireless smartphone charging is the optional feature.

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The new car features 180-watt 10-speaker luxury sound system along with the standard equipment. For the safety, the new Audi A4 diesel offers ABS with ABD, Audi Parking Aid Plus, rear view camera and eight airbags.

Top 10 Selling Cars In January 2017, Seven Cars From Maruti Suzuki

Top 10 Selling Cars In January 2017, Seven Cars From Maruti Suzuki

Starting month of 2017, January registered good sales in the passenger vehicle segment and the top 10 selling cars have achieved positive growth. After many years, this is the first time top 10 cars have good sales in January 2017. As usually, Maruti Suzuki highlights the list of top 10 selling cars with seven cars, including Alto, Swift Dzire, Wagon R, Swift, Celerio, Baleno and Ciaz.

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In the list of top 10 cars, almost all cars have posted double-digit growth. Maruti Alto occupies the first position with sales of 22,998 units and reported seven percent digit growth compared to the year-ago period sales, 21,462 units. The Swift Dzire with 18,088 units, Wagon R with 14,930 units and Swift with 14,545 units posted 29% growth, 17% growth and 3% growth respectively.

The fifth position occupied by the Hyundai Grand i10 with sales of 13,010 units in the last month. The model has 31% growth compared to the sales in January 2016 were 9,934 units. Again, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Baleno have reported 52% and 36% growth and occupied sixth and seventh places with the overall sales of 10,879 units and 10,479 units correspondingly. An interesting news is the Celerio outsold the Maruti Baleno after nine months in the PV segment.

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Hyundai sold 10,010 units of the Elite i20 hatchback in the month of January 2017 and the model reported 4% growth against year-ago period sales, 9,604 units. The smallest vehicle, Renault Kwid has 16% growth in the last month with the sales of 6,924 units.

With the introduction of SHVS – smart hybrid technology, the Ciaz sales were increased in January 2014 and occupied in 10thposition. The Ciaz hybrid is becoming as the tenth best-selling vehicle and reported 20% growth in terms of sales compared to previous period. This is the first car in India introduced by the SmartPlay touch-screen infotainment system and SHVS in the country.

Models Units Sold in January 2017 % Change Units Sold in January 2016
Maruti Suzuki Alto 22,998 7% 21,642
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 18,088 29% 14,042
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 14,930 17% 12,744
Maruti Suzuki Swift 14,545 3% 14,057
Hyundai Grand i10 13,010 31% 9,934
Maruti Suzuki Celerio 10,879 52% 7,141
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 10,479 36% 7,698
Hyundai Elite i20 10,010 4% 9,604
Renault Kwid 6,924 16% 5,985
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 6,530 20% 5,431
Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS launches in March 2017

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS launches in March 2017

Maruti Suzuki, the Indian carmaker has confirmed to launch the performance based version of the existing Baleno hatchback, named as Baleno RS in the next month, according to the company sources. The Baleno is going to be the next coming launch from the market leader after Maruti Ignis, a small crossover.

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In 2017, the Baleno RS will be the second launch as well as second RS variant by Maruti Suzuki after the launch of Ciaz RS in October 2015. The performance based hatchback will get the 1.0L Boosterjet engine, which returns the output of 100hp of power and the torque of 150Nm. The new model comes with the standard 5-speed manual gearbox.

The Baleno RS will be the first turbocharged petrol engine (1.0-litre BoosterJet) offered by Maruti Suzuki in the current market. In fact, the Baleno RS concept has showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo (motor show) along with the newly launched Maruti Ignis.

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The Baleno RS will get the V-shaped grille, projector headlights, rear bumpers and sporty front. Inside, the performance based variant features the touch screen infotainment system, Apple car play, RS badging seat covers, Sporty steering wheel, as well.

Like the Baleno hatchback, the RS variant to be sold via the Maruti Suzuki’s NEXA network. The Baleno RS will competing the existing Volkswagen Polo GT and Fiat Abarth Punto. Coming to the price details, the Baleno RS to be available in the price range of Rs. 8 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh.

Mahindra launched 2017 XUV 500 Sportz at Rs. 16.5 lakhs

Mahindra launched 2017 XUV 500 Sportz at Rs. 16.5 lakhs

The utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra has launched the XUV 500 Sportz limited edition in the current market at the price tag of Rs. 16.5lakhs. The new limited edition developed based on the existing XUV 500 W10 grade and offered in both manual and automatic versions. The XUV 500 Sportz manual version is priced at Rs.16.5lakhs, whereas the XUV 500 Sportz automatic variant priced Rs. 17.56lakhs in ex-showroom of Mumbai.

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The limited edition featuring the additional exterior cosmetic upgrades for a new look, including mirror decals, sporty bonnet decals and side decals, orange colored roof rails, inserts on fog lamps and door handles, darker alloy wheels with red brake callipers and a Sportz badge on the dashboard, C-pillar and key. All the features were available in the pre-facelift of the Mahindra XUV 500.

Moreover, the Sportz edition retrieves the features from XUV 500 W10, like reverse camera, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment with GPS-guided navigation, climate control, cruise control, Bluetooth and USB support, iPod connectivity, Mahindra’s Blue Sense system, automatic headlights and start-stop button.

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Speaking about the specifications, the Mahindra XUV 500 is powered by the 2.2-litre mHawk 140 turbo diesel engine, which generates the maximum output of 140PS power and 330Nm torque. The special edition featured the standard wheel drive system (AWD) and offered with the 6-speed manual or Aisin-sourced 6-speed Automatic gearbox.

Suzuki revealed all-new Wagon R and Stingray in Japan

Suzuki revealed all-new Wagon R and Stingray in Japan

The biggest Japanese carmaker, Suzuki has revealed 2017 Suzuki Wagon R and 2017 Stingray models in Japan. The all-new Wagon R gets the new changes in styling and additional design cues compared to its predecessor. The new one gets the tallboy design and upright two-piece grille at the front side. The grille edged by the square headlamps on the Wagon R standard model.

The hybrid model gets the separated two-piece units on the body-colored panel, a thick band of chrome surround the grille, as well. The front bumper on the standard model is different from the hybrid model.

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On the other hand, the Stingray gets the noticeable and flat single-piece front grille surrounded by the vertical LED headlamps. The front bumper is unique from the Stingray compared to the other models. The all-new Stingray borrows the design inspiration from the American carmaker Cadillac’s Escalade SUV.

The new variants have a similar look from the sides and identical to each other with the body-colored B-pillar, which divides car in front and rear sections. The new car featured by the rear side glass at the bottom, wing mirror on the door, mild fender flares, as well.

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On the back side, the Suzuki Wagon R gets the Japan-specific Alto’s rear styling with the clean tailgate and tail lamps. Moving to the inside, the horizontal dashboard features the centre console with the color display for MID. As per the news, some of the variants additionally featured the heads-up display on the driver front side. Some of the features to be borrowed from the Maruti Ignis, including touchscreen infotainment display, four rectangular air-con vents, as well.

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Speaking about the mechanical specifications, the standard car is powered by the 3-cylinder 660cc petrol engine rated at 52hp of power and the torque of 60Nm. The Hybrid version featured by the SHVS Suzuki’s mild hybrid technology for more fuel economy. The Stingray model also offered in both standard and hybrid versions.

Mahindra launched KUV 100 anniversary edition in India at Rs. 6.37 lakh

Mahindra launched KUV 100 anniversary edition in India at Rs. 6.37 lakh

The growing utility vehicle maker, Mahindra has released the first-anniversary edition of the Mahindra KUV 100 in the Indian market at the affordable price tag of Rs 6.37lakhs. The new model is developed based upon the existing high-end variant K8 with two exterior color options, including a Dazzling Silver colored body with the Metallic Black roof and Flamboyant Red.

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The new anniversary edition gets the new black colored premium theme and the large sized 15-inch alloy wheels. Moreover, the KUV 100 K6 and K6+ variants will get the spider 14-inch alloy wheels. As per the reports, the potential customers also get the four accessory kits to personalise the existing KUV 100, namely premium interior and exterior kits and sporty exterior and interior kits.

With the introduction of accessory kits, the KUV 100 gets the new look. Mahindra has sold more than 42,000 units of the small crossovers since its market launch in January 2016.

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On the occasion of the KUV 100 anniversary edition launch, Pravin Shah said: “we would like to thank our customers for their valuable support in the new SUV segment”. We at Mahindra are usually updating our products according to the latest trends. Now, we have introduced new KUV 100 avatar with the special accessory kits to gain the best results from the young customers.

The starting price of the KUV 100 is Rs. 4.58lakhs in Delhi Ex-showroom, whereas the new variant will be offered at Rs. 6.37lakhs. The difference between the existing top-end K8 variant and the new avatar is Rs. 13,000 only. Mahindra also announced that we have opened bookings for new KUV 100 K8 at all Mahindra dealerships.