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  2. Volkswagen is readying another update to its ageing Polo and Vento range in the Indian market. This time, the refreshed Polo will not get just cosmetic tweaks, but will also see mechanical changes. A new set of images surfaced online give us the best look at the upcoming Polo and Vento. First up, the updated cars get new front styling which is quite similar to the high-performance limited edition Volkswagen GTI hatchback. Additionally, both cars get alloy wheels with grey finish and other minor cosmetic tweaks inside out. Under the hood, the TSI variants of the Polo and Vento will get a new BS-VI compliant 1.0-litre turbo-petrol unit replacing the 1.2-litre motor and also the 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine. The new VW 1.0-litre TSI motor is from the EA211 series and is likely to come with a 94hp as well as a 115hp version, depending on the model. Apart from the Polo and Vento, this new engine will also see duty on the Skoda Rapid in future. This new engine will be locally assembled in India as part of the brand’s India 2.0 strategy that also includes market introduction of future models like the Volkswagen T-Cross SUV and the Virtus sedan. While the made-for India SUVs from VW Group India (T-Cross and Skoda Kamiq) will use the 1.5-litre TSI EVO engine, the smaller 1.0-litre TSI motor will power the Volkswagen Virtus sedan that will come a little later to replace the Vento. What are your opinions on the Volkswagen Polo/ Vento update? Image Source
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  5. Jeep compass glitch

    Hello, There is small glitch in Jeep compass entertainment system. The auto unlock on exit never works. In most cars I tested.. and the service guys have no clue. Where can we possibly get it fixed?.
  6. Bookings start July 2019 onwards Love it's styling
  7. All-new Maruti Ertiga launched

    Just came across these renders showing what the Ertiga Cross for India could look like: Source A test mule was recently spotted in Pune. These renders are based on those spy pics: Spy pics source
  8. Hyundai i20 2019 update

    Here are some renders of the next-gen Hyundai Elite i20. The images show off what the next i20 could potentially look like when it revealed. What do you guys think of these renders, is the next i20 shaping up to be a hit or a miss? IMAGE SOURCE
  9. I have been in love with the Mercedes Benz since childhood and have waited all my life to get a hands on its steering wheel. Seeing someone taking me on a drive through a video tour is a true fantasy unless I get to drive it myself. Here is my favourite video online featuring the Mercedes Benz E-Class (E220d) and detailing its performance in multiple terrains: Share your comments and let me know if I should dream of some other car too. Cheers to rich life!
  10. travel wide

    hi , i am new to this . i wanted an outlook from others too on a subject which i am now posting . regarding lane discipline as well as hogging the road especially by truckers and the middle of the road users by two wheelers and autorickshaws on highways yy repeat highways . any opinion on this . please comment
  11. Here are a few shots of the HR-V being tested in India. Source
  12. Here is a walkaround of the Renault Triber. What do you guys think of it?
  13. Hi Frieds, can any one help please i have a 2007 Compass 2.0L Diesel, the one with the VW engine, had troubles with my turbo cutting out on around 110km per hour, replaced the boost censor, throttle boddy Re-Con the turbo and actuator, Now my problem is i can not figure out where all the air pipes must go to especially the one from the actuator, PLEASE if any body can help with a diagram or advise.Thankspieterjsmuts@gmail.com[/email]+27739990009
  14. Kia's officially revealed the Seltos! The SUV will get BS6-compliant petrol and diesel engines at launch, including a 1.4-litre, T-GDI turbo-petrol engine. The 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines – branded ‘Smartstream’ – will get a 6-speed manual as standard, and automatic options will include a CVT for the petrol, a 6-speed torque converter for the diesel and a 7-speed DCT for the 1.4 turbo-petrol. It gets three drive modes (Normal, Eco and Sport) and even terrain modes (Wet, Mud and Sand), which one can choose from using a rotary knob positioned on the centre console. You can head here for more info: https://www.autocarindia.com/car-news/kia-seltos-suv-unveiled-413177 Here are all the highlights from the reveal event:
  15. Isuzu is going to be launching the V-Cross facelift launch soon and the first batch of vehicles has already started reaching dealerships. It appears that Isuzu will continue to equip the V-Cross with 2.5 litre engine and manual gearbox. It will likely be priced around Rs 75k more than the outgoing model. An automatic gearbox will come a little while later, mostly with the introduction of the BSVI 1.9 diesel engine. Photo credit: Tharun Rajeev
  16. Renault's finally revealed the Triber! It measures under four metres in length. Powering the Triber will be an upgraded version of the Kwid’s 1.0-litre (BR10), three-cylinder petrol engine making 72hp and 96Nm of torque. This engine is the same 1.0 SCe petrol motor used in international models like the Renault Clio and Dacia Sandero. The only transmission option for the Triber at launch will be a 5-speed manual gearbox. You can find more info here: https://www.autocarindia.com/car-news/renault-triber-seven-seater-unveiled-413155 Here are all the highlights from the reveal event:
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  18. Mahindra XUV300 NEW spy pics

    Autocar India's put up its review of XUV300 diesel AMT
  19. Suzuki Jimny ! This is the right time

    Wow, these Jimny's look quite convincing. At a glance, they are easy to confuse with actual three-door G-wagons, though sadly Mercedes no longer builds three-door iterations of the G-Wagon. This just proves how much potential the Jimny has in the modification department and I hope it makes its way to our market, the sooner the better.
  20. Revolt Motors has just revealed its first electric bike for India, the RV 400. You can pre-book the bike on Amazon for an amount of Rs 1,000. The bikes will only be available in Delhi, followed by NCR, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Ahmedabad and Chennai in the next four months and deliveries are expected to begin in July 2019. The bike also has a limited top sped of 85kph and a claimed range of 156Km. What do you guys think of this new electric bike? You can read more about it here - https://www.autocarindia.com/bike-news/revolt-rv-400-electric-bike-pre-bookings-open-on-june-25-413147
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  22. Suzuki Jimny ! This is the right time

    Looks like a tuner in China has made a body kit for the Jimny to make it look more like a Mercedes-AMG G63. What do you think of it? Source
  23. Renault has released a new teaser image of its upcoming sub-4 metre seven-seater. The new image of the Triber shows off the front end of the new car, though not in detail. Renault is going to unveil the Triber on June 19th. What do you guys think of the car from this teaser image? For more details, you can read this - https://www.autocarindia.com/car-news/renault-triber-teased-ahead-of-june-19-unveil-413129
  24. Spied: Mahindra Thar facelift

    Mahindra has launched a special edition Thar - priced at Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) - to mark the end of production of the first generation of the SUV. Christened Thar 700, only 700 units of the model will be built and it's around Rs 50,000 more expensive than the standard Thar CRDe 4WD. It comes in two exterior paint shade options – Napoli black and Aqua Marine + gets five-spoke, 15-inch alloy wheels that were earlier available on the previous-gen Scorpio and Marksman, black decals on its bonnet lid, a silver finish on its front bumper and leatherette covers for the seats. You can find more info here: https://www.autocarindia.com/car-news/mahindra-thar-700-launched-at-rs-999-lakh-413139
  25. New spy pics! Think these are the clearest pics yet at the interior of the Seltos in India. What do you think of the interior? Source
  26. Yep, they've finally confirmed it!
  27. BS6 Complaint Vehicle available in India as of now

    It's a last push to get rid of the unsold inventory. There is also a plea in SC to allow sale of BS4 vehicles till June 2020 to facilitate sale of vehicles produced till 31 Mar 2020 With the SC earlier ruling that only BS6 vehicles will be registered post 1 April 2020 , would these vehicles that are BS4 be registered as BS6. I believe registration of BS6 vehicles as BS4 is foolishness as would be registering BS4 vehicles as BS6 A deliberate attempt to push unsold inventory of BS4 vehicles and also giving some headroom for sales of products of manufacturer's who have invested a lot in creating new engines , sadly these engines can't be sold post April 2020 , so a state of ambiguity has been created by certain sections with vested interests. Better to hold off purchases till April 2020 if you are someone who does not want to get fleeced either ways.
  28. BS6 Complaint Vehicle available in India as of now

    It's good to see manufacturers starting to roll out BS6 compliant vehicles. However, they will still get registered as BS4 in RTO's until 1-Apr-2020. Also availability of BS6 fuel is an issue out side Delhi-NCR, so owners should watch out for this.
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