AutoQ: New Lamborghini, Tata Tigor EV, Maruti S-Presso & More
Here’s a look at the top automobile news of the week.
AutoQ is our weekly round-up of the top automotive stories.
Benelli Imperiale 400: Can This Rival Royal Enfield Classic 350?
Royal Enfield has been racking up the numbers with the popular Classic 350 series in India. This bike sells over 40,000 units on an average every month, and none of its competitors have been able to match the iconic bike manufacturer.
However, with the launch of Jawa and the upcoming debut of Benelli in the segment, cruiser bike options are increasing for buyers, which can only be a good problem to have for them.
Now that we’ve seen how the Jawa’s compare with the Classic 350, it’s time to see what Benelli will be offering with the Imperiale 400, which is reportedly launching in the coming weeks and whether it can challenge Royal Enfield’s monopoly.
Read the full comparison here.
Tata Motors Launches Tigor EV With Longer Range at Rs 9.44 Lakh
Tata Motors on Wednesday launched Tigor EV with an extended range to cater to both fleet and personal segment customers with price starting at Rs 9.44 lakh and Rs 12.59 lakh respectively.
The vehicle, which now comes with 213 km of range, qualifies for incentives under the FAME II scheme for commercial usage. The model, which comes in three trims, would be available across 30 cities.
Read the full story here.
Tata Motors Has Sold 1 Nano in 2019 As Production Comes to a Halt
Tata Motors has not produced a single unit of its entry-level car Nano in the first nine months of 2019 but sold just one unit in February in the domestic market although it is yet to officially announce that the model has been discontinued.
The company has so far been maintaining that no decision has been made yet on the future of the Nano saying production planning of a car is a "conscious management of demand, system inventory and planned efficiencies".
Read the full story here.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso or Renault Kwid: Which Car Worth Buying?
It’s time for Maruti and Renault to go head-to-head once again, with their respective offerings in the small car segment. Both the manufacturers have launched new models; S-Presso and Kwid, that are available for under Rs 5 lakh in the country.
While Maruti Suzuki is calling S-Presso a ‘mini SUV’ we rather see it as a mini hatchback, that’s got a taller stature than the company’s hot-seller, Alto. So, how does it compare with the new Kwid from Renault?
Read more here to find out.
New Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder Launches in India at Rs 4.1 Cr
The new Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder (quite a mouthful) has been launched in India with prices starting at Rs 4.1 crores.
The drop-top version of the uber-luxurious sports car launches in India after its coupe version was launched in India earlier this year at Rs 3.73 crores.
The newly launched car shares most of its mechanical features and dynamics with its sibling, the Huracan Evo Coupe.
Read more about the new Lamborghini here.
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