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  1. While everyone has their eyes set on the reveal of the Venue in New York, Hyundai has revealed a rather unsuspecting model at the Shanghai Auto show - the radically styled all-new ix25 SUV. Simply put, the SUV we know as the Creta is sold in China as the ix25. This all-new SUV will share it's platform with the all-new second-gen Creta for India though expect our car to feature different styling. More info here: Image source 2
  2. Next-gen Hyundai Creta / Hyundai ix25

    Barely launched a week back and people are already modifying their new Cretas. Here is one with 18-inch aftermarket wheels. Personally not a big fan of how the new Creta looks but I guess that's subjective. What do you guys think? Done right or overdone? Image Source
  3. Car Discounts in India

    Found some more deals on some Volkswagens that a Mumbai dealer is looking to liquidate ahead of the BS4 sales deadline. You can connect with the concerned dealer here >> Milind - 9167226966 Details of the cars are below: 2018 White Ameo diesel automatic - a discount of Rs 2 lakh Beige Vento diesel automatic. Year is unspecified. Rs 2.35 lakh off
  4. The refreshed Ignis now gets reverse parking sensors, a speed alert system and a passenger side seatbelt reminder as standard with the Zeta and Alpha variants also getting roof rails as standard. There are no mechanical changes. The hatchback continues to be sold via Maruti’s Nexa premium dealerships and is now priced from Rs 4.79 lakh to Rs 7.14 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). More details here:
  5. Great Wall Motor’s Haval Concept H SUV

    Here are some images of the Haval Concept H from the ongoing Auto Expo 2020. Details of the concept here>>
  6. Force Motors has revealed an all-new Gurkha SUV at the 2020 Auto Expo. It still looks boxy and kind of like a shrunken G-class and there's also a more hardcore jacked-up derivative on display too (4x4 square or 4x4x4 square considering force badges the standard as the Gurkha 4x4x4). More images here >>
  7. India-spec Kia Carnival

    Kia has officially launched the Carnival at the 2020 Auto Expo. Prices start just above the Innova Crysta, then again you do get a lot of car for the money.
  8. Hyundai is showcasing the Tuscon facelift at the 2020 Auto Expo ahead of its launch later in the year.
  9. It was called the H2X concept last year at Geneva and now it has arrived at the Auto Expo 2020 as the HBX concept. The difference? It now looks closer to a production model. Here are some images.
  10. Renault Kwid EV

    Renault has showcased its Kwid-based electric car, the K-ZE, at the 2020 Auto Expo. The EV's powered by 33 kW (44hp)/125Nm electric motor, gets a 26.8kW battery pack and has a claimed range of 271km (NEDC). And its coming to India in the next two years. More details are here:
  11. Tata Tiago

    Here is the first official image of the upcoming Tiago facelift. Looks a bit like the Altroz. Note that there are no projector headlamps - its there on the current model - and this looks to be the top-spec model. More info here >>
  12. Volkswagen Nivus compact SUV

    Found some more renders of the SUV. What do you think? Source:
  13. Autocar India recently confirmed that Chinese carmaker FAW Haima Automobile will make its first India appearance at Auto Expo 2020. Just a few days ago, the carmaker revealed a new MPV – the 7X – at the 2019 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. It has a Maserati-esque grille + seating for seven. In terms of dimensions, the 7X is larger than the Toyota Innova Crysta, and is expected to come with a large touchscreen and connected car technology. Powering the 7X is a 1.6-litre T-GDI engine producing 193hp and 293Nm of torque, and it’s mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Currently, there’s no confirmation on which models Haima Automobile plans to display at Auto Expo 2020, but do you think this should be one of them? Read more here>>
  14. Tata has taken the wraps off of the seven-seat derivative of the Harrier - the H7X SUV - and also revealed its name - the Buzzard. Also based on Tata's OMEGA platform as the Harrier, the Buzzard shares the same wheelbase as the former though it is 61mm longer and will get a more powerful diesel engine. You can read more about the Buzzard here >>
  15. Hyundai Azera facelift spied

    Hyundai revealed the facelift for the Grandeur premium executive sedan in the South Korean market a few weeks back and now the model seems to have been showcased in China. The model is Hyundai’s flagship sedan in South Korean and was originally introduced back in 2016. This updated model has been given an extensively reworked interior and exterior, which could point towards Hyundai’s design language going forward. You can read more about it here >> Image source
  16. Here are some more images of the Kamiq GT, this time from the show floor at the Guangzhou Auto Show 2019. It looks kind of nice in dual-tone Red and Black. Source
  17. Skoda has released images and details of its smallest SUV, the Kamiq, ahead of its public debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show. The new Kamiq, which sits below the Karoq and Kodiaq in Skoda’s international line-up, also hints at the first model under parent company Volkswagen’s India 2.0 plan for our market. The Kamiq gets two 1.0-litre turbo-petrol options – 95hp and 115hp – and a 1.5 TSI turbo-petrol with 150hp. The diesel offering is a 1.6 TDI with 115hp. Skoda will also offer a CNG powertrain in some international markets. Gearbox options will include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. The Kamiq will only be offered in front-wheel-drive format, but will also be available with an optional Sport Chassis Control, which lowers the SUV by 10mm, and includes adjustable shock absorbers. India will get a modified version of the MQB A0 platform that is meant to be used in emerging markets. For India, this architecture will be called MQB A0 IN. Skoda will showcase a close-to-production concept of the India-spec Kamiq at the upcoming Auto Expo 2020 in Delhi next year. You can head here for more info: Check it out in this walk around:
  18. BMW X7 India

    BMW's brought its range-topping X7 to India with a pair of six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines under the hood. The diesel is the familiar 3.0-litre unit developing 265hp and 620Nm while the petrol unit also displaces 3.0-litres and is good for 340hp and 450Nm. And there is plenty of goodies inside as well... 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control, multi-zone auto climate control, BMW's Laserlight headlamps, a three-piece glass sunroof and more. Click here for more details >> The model you see here is the M50d - the iteration with a 400hp/760Nm quad-turbocharged version of BMW's straight-six diesel. This variant though is only arriving later in the year.
  19. Here are a few shots of the HR-V being tested in India. Source
  20. Pics of Modified cars in INDIA

    Here is another modified Venue...... White and Coffee Brown dual tone exterior and a dual-tone interior finish.
  21. Mahindra has launched the TUV300 facelift at a starting price of Rs 8.38 lakh. The refreshed SUV now gets added safety tech as standard along with cosmetic updates to the exterior and cabin. Read more here:
  22. We've already seen the fully loaded Venue. Now here is a look at the entry-level model. Wheel covers, no LED DRLs or projector headlamps, less cladding. More details here: IMAGE SOURCE
  23. Next-gen Hyundai Creta / Hyundai ix25

    Here are more pictures of the ix25. This time undergoing testing in South Korea More details here: Source 1Source 2
  24. Pics of Modified cars in INDIA

    A Tata Harrier with 20-inch alloys. The wheels fill out the arches quite nicely. Don't you think so? Source:
  25. Spied: Mahindra Thar facelift

    Some new spy pics of the next generation Thar… unlike before, this test mule seems to be sporting production spec body panels. Source: