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  1. New Hyundai i20

    Finally a detailed walkaround of the new i20:
  2. New Hyundai i20

    The i20 line-up has received an update for 2019, including a standard safety kit. The base Era petrol now gets ear parking sensors and eco-coating tech for the AC unit as standard. The next variant – Magna Executive – has been renamed the Magna+. It's available with a manual transmission only and gets Bluetooth and voice recognition for audio system, steering-mounted controls, keyless entry and fog lamps with DRLs at the front. Hyundai also discontinued the Sportz and Asta trims in favour of a Sportz+ trim that gets manual and CVT options (only for the petrol engine) and also gets a dual-tone exterior finish as an extra The Sportz+ MT gets equipment such as 15-inch gun-metal alloys, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system (with MirrorLink, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay), a reverse camera, front centre arm rest, a USB charging port at the front and a tilt/telescopic adjustable steering. The Sportz+-CVT variant also gets wireless charging while the dual-tone version adds 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, adjustable rear headrests and an interior colour package. The biggest change on the top-spec Asta (O) trim is that it now gets manual and automatic gearbox options with the petrol variant. In terms of equipment, it shares all its kit with the Sportz+ Dual-Tone variant. Found this walkaround giving a detailed look at the updated i20 Magna+ inside and out: Source
  3. Honda has finally revealed the facelifted Avancier! These new images show the SUV's interior for the first time as well. What do you think of it? Source
  4. Toyota confirms new small SUV

    Came across another set of renders showing what Toyota's future small-sized SUV based on the latest-gen Yaris could look like. What do you think of it? Source
  5. First look at the interior of the next-gen Tucson! The steering wheels appears to be the same as what's seen on the new Sonata and Elantra and it looks like the infotainment screen is actually integrated into the dashboard rather than being a floating tablet. What do you think of it? Source
  6. Mahindra has finally announced pricing for the BS6-compliant Bolero facelift! Prices are identical to the BS4 variant price. But it does now get updated variant nomenclature and is sold in three variants – the lower-spec B4 (Rs 7.98 lakh), the mid-spec B6 (Rs 8.64 lakh), and the top-spec B6(O) (Rs 8.99lakh). Came across this walkaround giving a detailed look at the base B4 variant.
  7. Suzuki Jimny ! This is the right time

    Check out this Mercedes-AMG G62 conversion kit for the Jimny. The 6-Piece Kit includes Front Bumper with corner lamps/daytime running lights Front Grille Side Skirts +80mm Fenders Rear Bumper (tail lights not included) Rear Spare Tyre Cover (emblem not included) 18-inch wheels side-exit exhausts Optional items: Side Mall (chrome trim running along the sides of the car) Tail lights (regular version) Tail lights (Stellar V LED version, as shown in the photos) Source
  8. Next Hyundai Santa Fe caught testing in India

    Hyundai has been testing the next-gen Santa Fe in South Korea since a while now. Latest spy shots reveal that the SUV will sport some radical design changes! Source 1
  9. Looks like Honda is preparing to launch a facelifted version of the Avancier SUV in China... from these images you can definitely see some cosmetic updates. What do you think of the changes? Source
  10. Maruti Suzuki Dzire facelift

    Maruti Suzuki has just launched the Dzire facelift with prices starting from Rs 5.89 lakh for the base LXi petrol variant and going up to Rs 8.80 lakh for the top spec ZXI+ AGS model. The updated Dzire comes with a sole 1.2-litre, four-cylinder K12C DualJet petrol engine, which is also available with the Baleno. This new engine produces 90hp (7hp more than the engine it replaces). It is worth noting however, that unlike the unit in the Baleno, in the DualJet engine equipped Dzire is not being offered with Maruti’s SHVS mild-hybrid system to keep prices in check. You can head here for more info:
  11. Maruti Suzuki will give the Dzire a mid-cycle facelift later this month. The updated Dzire sedan will also have a change of heart and will be sold with the more powerful 1.2-litre K12C DualJet petrol engine. The 1.2 DualJet engine is expected to churn out 90hp, which is a 7hp gain over the 83hp K12B engine it'll replace. The 1.2 DualJet engine made its debut in the BS6- compliant Maruti Suzuki Baleno last year, and also powers the Toyota Glanza. The updated 2020 Maruti Suzuki Dzire will get an all-new grille and front bumper, as well as minor tweaks to its rear bumper and tail-light. There are talks of Maruti giving it a new alloy wheel design as well. You can head here for more info:
  12. Reviving this thread after a bit! Came across these renders of what a facelifted version of the Rush SUV could look like. What do you think? Source
  13. Volkswagen has launched the new T-Roc at Rs 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Imported as a CBU, the T-Roc sits under the Tiguan Allspace but will sit above the upcoming Taigun SUV that is due next year. As with the Tiguan Allspace, the T-Roc is being brought into India under the 2,500 cars import rule. You can head here for more info:
  14. Spy shots: Hyundai Verna facelift

    Seen in the flesh! Hyundai is gearing up to launch the heavily updated Vernain India soon and new images show the sedan's interior for the very first time - confirming a full digital instrument cluster and a larger infotainment screen, among other changes. More info here:
  15. Looks like the updated BS6-compliant Bolero will be launching soon! Came across this video giving an up-close look at all that has changed inside and out.
  16. Spy shots: Hyundai Elantra facelift

    Hyundai has revealed the all-new, seventh-generation Elantra. Based on the new K3 platform, the the new-gen Elantra is lighter, longer and wider and gets a hybrid powertrain for the first time. You can head here for more info:
  17. Volkswagen Nivus compact SUV

    Volkswagen teased its Nivus Coupe-SUV during its Annual Media Conference... and the image reveals quite a few design details! It appears to take some heavy inspiration from the T-Cross.
  18. Volkswagen recently released a teaser of its upcoming Polo-based compact SUV, to be called the 'Nivus'. The video shows that crossover will have a sporty, coupé-like, sloping roofline and a unique front-end design to differentiate it from the Polo and the T-Cross. At the back, the Nivus gets LED tail-lights that extend into the tailgate. Volkswagen is set to launch the Nivus in the Brazilian market by mid-2020. There's currently no news on its India launch. Came across this render showing what it could look like: Source
  19. Next-gen Kia Sorento

    Finally... the first proper walkaround of the new Sorento that I've come across online!
  20. The next-generation Kia Sorento SUV has been spied ahead of its official reveal and these new images reveal quite a few details. The front-end definitely appears to take inspiration from the Seltos. The rear sports vertical light bars on each side. What do you think of it? Source
  21. Maruti Suzuki's Nexa dealership chain has started accepting bookings for the Baleno facelift, with the The booking amount being Rs 11,000. The Nexa app is now showing the colour options and trim levels the refreshed Baleno will be available with; interestingly, there are two new colour options - Metallic Magma Grey and Pearl Phoenix Red. The new Baleno will get a new front bumper and grille, along with a new alloy wheel design. On the inside, there will be minor tweaks on the dashboard and seat fabric. You can find more info here:
  22. First images are out showing the heavily updated BS6-ready Bolero that will go on sale in the coming weeks. You can find more info here:
  23. Next-gen Hyundai Creta / Hyundai ix25

    Came across this walkaround showing the lower-spec EX variant of the new Creta in detail. Just one step above the base E variant, the EX gets the addition of shark-fin antenna, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with AM/FM, Bluetooth, i-Blue audio remote app, front USB charger, smartphone connectivity, voice recognition, Arkamys sound system + steering mounted audio and calling controls.
  24. Spied: Mahindra Thar facelift

    Someone's spotted the new Thar alongside the current-gen Thar. Gives a much better idea of just what changes the next-gen Thar gets.
  25. Spy shots: Hyundai Verna facelift

    Finally... the wraps are off the India-spec 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift! Changes outside include reshaped LED headlights with DRLs, the addition of the sizeable, chrome-heavy ‘Cascading Grille’, a redesigned front bumper with a brushed-aluminium insert for the lip, new dual-tone alloy wheels, new LED tail-lights, a restyled bumper with a chrome appliqué and a subtle faux diffuser. Inside, is equipped with a 4.2-inch colour TFT screen for the part-digital instrument cluster. Also expected to be part of the equipment list is a larger, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. As before, the Verna facelift will come with features such as a sunroof, ventilated front seats, wireless smartphone charging, hands-free boot opening and an Arkamys sound system. You can head here for more info: