Tata Motors has added a new variant to its compact hatchback to handle the heat of New Hyundai Santro. New Santro since its launch had created quite a hype with segment first features and striking interiors.
As a matter of fact, Tata Motor’s Tiago that belonged to the same segment lacked a lot of features. To meet the competition, Tata has launched a new XZ+ variant on Tiago with few minor tweaks to the existing XZ variant and this new variant is the top spec one in the entire line-up.
Tata Tiago XZ+ receives two new shades – Canyon Orange and Ocean Blue. It borrows most of the exterior styling features from its sedan version Tigor. Hence, this new iteration boasts of projector headlamps and 15 inch alloy wheels. It also gets a dual tone treatment on the exterior with blackened roof, black rear spoiler and black mirrors.Body side mouldings and chrome detailing on the rear comes however appear as standard on this model.
The interiors receive the same layout as that of Tigor with touch screen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car Play.
The engine and gearing remains same with 1200cc petrol motor mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT and 1000cc diesel unit with manual gearing.
The price for the Tata Tiago XZ+ variant is priced at Rs.5.57 lakh for the petrol while diesel variant is priced at Rs.6.31 lakh and a premium of Rs.7000 should be paid in addition for the dual tone exterior.
Skoda India has launched the corporate variant of Superb,available only to existing Skoda customers.The Superb Corporate is a more value for money car from Skoda.
There are many subcompact SUVs lined up for launch this year. Jeep too joins the bandwagon and has now introduced an affordable new Automatic variant in the mid-spec trimof Compass priced at Rs.18.9 lakh (ex-showroom) to boost its sales.
• Maruti Suzuki Ignis to be launched on 13th January 2017
• Addressed as a premium urban crossover, Ignis comes with a lot of unique features for the Indian specific model
• Available in both Petrol and Diesel trims and expected to be priced around Rs.5-7 lakh approximately
Hindustan Motors has signed an agreement with Peugeot, selling Ambassador Brand and certain related rights at a sum of Rs.80 crore. It also said that the proceeds of the sale will be used to clear all pending dues of employees and lenders.
Maruti Suzuki has launched the New Swift 2017 in Japan and it is just months away to the Indian launch. It is expected to reach India in the second half of 2017 and there has been some real buzz about it for quite some time now.
The unique and most loved car since 2005 has chosen a new avatar for the 2017 launch and is being awaited by the enthusiasts all over.
Honda WR-V (Winsome Runabout Vehicle), the sub compact crossover was unveiled at the 2016 Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. Now, Honda is about to launch the same here in the country on March 16th, 2017. As WR-V rolls here, India will earn the name for being the first country to produce and launch it in the world. Previously named as the Jazz Twist, this crossover is based on the company’s best seller Honda Jazz but is slightly longer and taller than the latter.