Friday, 24 June 2011

Toyota Etios Liva hatchbak to debut in India on June 27

The count down have started for the launch of Toyota Etios Liva Hatch in India. The official date announced for the launch is 27th July this year. Etios Liva Hatchback is the first offering from Toyota in competitive Indian market,The launch of this car might turn the table around for Toyota as Maruti have delayed the launch of its new 2011 Swift and Honda plans to launch during the fest season. If the looks of the car is taken into account then it is similar to Toyota Etios sedan subtracting the boot from it.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor made the announcement recently regarding the entry its entry into the premium hatchback segment with Toyota Etios Liva. Till date more then 20,000 cars are been delivered across the market by Toyota. The production of the car has been increased so as to decrease the delivery time less then a 1 month. More details will be given on the launch. The Toyota Etios Liva Price is expected to be around Rs. 3.5 – 4 lakh,the only drawback is the interior of the car which the xerox of Toyota Etios Sedan and fails to give a look of a premium hatch. Earlier its launch was deferred from April to June. This decision has been taken so as to reduce the long waiting period from terrific reaction received for Toyota Etios.
To be part of the marketing campaign, show stopper is the TV ad campaign, which will feature music composed by A R Rahman. It is the first time that Toyota Motors has announced a low ranged model. The designing of the car is been done keeping in mind the taste of Indian customers. Fitted with 1.2 Litre MPFI Petrol Engine which is the store house for the power of this hatchback. Addition to this it have all selling feature.
Toyota Etios Liva is expected to get tuff competition from other car makers like Honda Brio, Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i10, Chevrolet Beat and Maruti Swift.

Honda Accord Diesel in the works

Honda,the Japanese auto major,have picked up the velocity to launch its diesel version in the India market. With the continues hike in the petrol prices, diesel cars are gaining lot of fame in Indian market. The price difference among few cities in the diesel and petrol prices is falling to Rs 18-19/liter. If the current speculation regarding the price strategies of the Honda Motors is dissected it would be easy to say that the company aims to earn on its brand value to the fullest.
Moreover the company will take full advantage of its Goodwill in the country.



If the light is thrown on the two current models from the company, Honda City and Honda Jazz, the cars are overrated as compared to those features which are available in other company’s model but for sure the price tag is figured with the reliability that Honda provides to its users. But on considering the offerings from rivals than a good deal can be seen in true value of money. The Diesel variant,will offer 2.2 Lit i-Dtec exhale 148 horsepower with torque of 258 lb-ft.





Honda Accord is expected to enter the Indian mainland soon, as the taste of people switching to diesel and at present Accord vie Skoda Superb and VW Passat which are already offering diesel engine options. The look of this new Honda Accord is mesmerizing. The arresting model was recently unveiled by Geneva Motor Show. The scoop is I sits CO2 emanation which is kept low at a mark of 138 g/km. The exterior part of the car has undergone few treatments with new grille, altered bumpers, edited headlights. Not much modification is been made on the interior,same plush seats, music system and thicker rear windows are there. Honda Accord Diesel Price will be lying between Rs 19,60,500 - Rs 26,96,721