Friday, 27 April 2012

Tata Motors to Unleash the Magnanimous Safari Storme Soon

The soon to be launched 2012 Tata Safari Storme is one of the most enthusiastically awaited SUV in the Indian car market. The main reason is that the older Tata Safari carries a very good reputation in the market since many years. There are a lot of expectations from this latest SUV and the company has not left any stone unturned to make it a winner. Tata Safari Storme price in the country is estimated to be around Rs. 10 lakh (approximate ex-showroom price New Delhi). The moment you set your eyes on this powerfully built SUV, it is sure to make your heart skip a beat instantly. The smooth and lustrous body line is very enticing with the front fascia having a very formidable look to it. The radiator grille is broad and looks fearsome, which has the luminous head lights that are fitted with xenon powered lamps. The front bumper has a pair of gleaming fog lamps to augment the visibility in the dark. The sides are neat with smart ORVM’s with side indicators and body colored door handles adding to its tidiness. While the rear end is enhanced by adding a spoiler and a trendy tail lamp cluster and the roof rails on top adding to the stylishness of this stately SUV, all of which is clearly visible in the Tata Safari Storme pictures. Also the mounted spare wheel at the back has been shifted below the SUV to give it a trimmed look and it will also feature dual exhausts as well.


According to a Tata Safari Storme review, Tata Motors have taken utmost care to fill this SUV with all the advanced and state of the art comfort and safety features. These features are only adding up to the hype and expectations of the customers impatiently waiting to take one of these SUV’s soon. The standard safety features include airbags, traction control, ABS and EBD with brake assist and ESP as well with central remote locking and the likes. While an advanced multi information display with a satellite navigation system is also incorporated along with a classy music system for in-cabin entertainment. The engine is a commanding 2.2 litre, DOHC, DICOR diesel mill with 4 cylinders that is cleverly mated with a 5-speed manual transmission gear box. The Tata Safari Storme is overall an affordable SUV, which has been bestowed with advanced and stylish features inside and a majestic and heavily built body structure outside. With the kind of hype and publicity it has already generated, there is nothing which will stop this SUV to climb the ladder rapidly in its segment. Along with this SUV, several other vehicles such as – New Chevrolet Captiva, Renault Duster, Audi Q3, Premier Rio Diesel, New Hyundai Elantra, BMW 3 Series, Volkswagen Jetta petrol and Audi A4 are lined up for their launches in the coming future. I shared Maruti Ertiga arrives with a price tag of Rs.5.89 lakh and Porsche - Incredible 81 Years and Still Running Young.

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Maruti Ertiga arrives with a price tag of Rs.5.89 lakh

The spanking new Multi Purpose Vehicle – Maruti Ertiga from the trustworthy and reliable stables of Maruti India, has been launched with a very competitive price tag to take on all the rivals in its segment. The competition is surely going to heat up with this launch as the Maruti Ertiga price for the petrol version is starting at Rs. 5.89 lakh, while the base variant in diesel is for Rs. 7.30 lakh (both prices ex-showroom New Delhi). This is noticeably lesser than its other rivals like Toyota Innova and Mahindra Xylo in the Indian car market. The Maruti Ertiga pictures reveal that the exteriors of this MPV have been inspired from the popular hatch back Maruti Ritz specially the front façade.



The head lamps are similar to that of Maruti Swift and this MPV also has a pair of round fog lamps integrated in the front body colored bumper. The wheel base is around 2740 mm and has a set of 15 inch alloy wheels with 185/65 size tyres and a good ground clearance of 380mm. Maruti India has also incorporated first class safety features like ABS with EBD, dual front airbags and engine immobilizer and other comfort features like tilt steering, power windows and a powerful air conditioning system as well.


A Maruti Ertiga review states that this MPV is equipped with a new K14B petrol engine, which will debut with it and has the capacity to produce a peak power of 95 PS along with a torque of 130 Nm. While the diesel car will be fitted with a 1.3 liter multi-jet DDiS that can generate 90 Ps of power and a pounding 200 Nm of torque. The petrol car version is expected to give a healthy mileage of 16.02 Kmpl, whereas the diesel version is claimed to give 20.77 Kmpl. This MPV is surely going to be a front runner in its segment very soon. A few other upcoming cars like Chevrolet Captiva, Tata Safari Storme and Volkswagen Jetta are lined up for their respective launches in the coming weeks. I recently shared the eagerly awaited MPV – Maruti Ertiga to be launched tomorrow and Maruti Ertiga, LUV is in the air.

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

The eagerly awaited MPV – Maruti Ertiga to be launched tomorrow

The brand new Multi Purpose Vehicle Maruti Ertiga, from the stables of the reputed Maruti India is getting launched tomorrow. This MPV was first showcased in the 2012 Automobile Expo and since then the dealers as well as the company have received numerous enquiries regarding the details of the launch as well as its specifications and features. This compact MPV is being offered in petrol and diesel versions with three trims for each version and is expected to be priced very aggressively to compete with all the contenders in its segment. The Maruti Ertiga price is starting at Rs. 6.50 lakh, ex-showroom New Delhi and the top end variant of Maruti Ertiga diesel car will be offered at Rs.9.40 (ex-showroom New Delhi). Both these versions boast of a very healthy fuel economy with the petrol version claiming to produce 16.02 Kmpl, while the diesel version offers a healthy mileage of 20.77 Kmpl.


The exteriors of this MPV are very smooth and sleek with a decent radiator grille, which houses the company’s badge and a bright head lamp cluster as seen in the Maruti Ertiga pictures. The front body colored bumpers has been integrated with a set of fog lamps for enhanced visibility. While, the body colored door handles and OVRM’s add to the beauty of this MPV. The petrol car engine is an advanced K-Series, 1.4 liter mill capable of delivering 93.8 Bhp of power along with 130 Nm of torque. Whereas, the diesel motor is a 1.3 liter direct diesel injection system with an ability to generate 88.8 Bhp and a peak torque of 200 Nm as stated in a Maruti Ertiga review. The Maruti company has also fitted this MPV with good quality safety and comfort features for the convenience of the passengers. Apart from this MPV, other upcoming vehicles such as Tata Safari Storme, Chevrolet Captiva and Volkswagen Jetta are lined up for their launch in the coming weeks. Recently shared Maruti Ertiga all set to carve a city MPV niche and Ertiga coming tomorrow,will it be a game changer for Maruti?

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Renault Duster launch plans postponed, now to roll in this festive season

One of the globally acclaimed car makers from France, Renault is gearing up to bring in their majestic Sports Utility Vehicle christened as Renault Duster in the lucrative Indian car market by October this year. The Renault Duster price is expected to be under Rs. 10 lakh and the company has high hopes that this SUV will give all its rivals a run for their money once it is launched. The launch was supposed to happen in the middle of this year, but due to some reason that has not been declared, it has been deferred till October. Apparently there is word going around the automobile market that the launch was delayed as the company is keen to increase their dealerships across the country before launching this premium SUV. Apart from this the company also wants to position the launch of Renault Duster closer to the festival of Diwali, as a lot of people purchase vehicles during this time.
The exteriors of this SUV are marvelous with a wide front grille that has a good amount of chrome, stylish roof rails, and a brilliant head lamp cluster as can be seen in the Renault Duster pictures. This SUV has room for 5-passengers, who can sit very comfortably with adequate leg room. As stated in a Renault Duster review, the company is bringing in this SUV with both petrol and diesel options. The petrol mill will be a 1.6 liter engine that can generate 85 Bhp with 200 Nm of torque. While the diesel motor will be a K9K turbo 1.5 liter diesel car engine that can produce a maximum power of 105 Bhp and a thumping torque of 240 Nm. This SUV might be launched with both manual as well as an automatic transmission and is expected to be equipped with 4 cylinders. In the meanwhile, several other upcoming vehicles such as – Maruti Ertiga, Volkswagen Jetta, Chevrolet Captiva and Tata Safari Storme are set to be launched in the coming weeks. I recently shared renault unearths e4 d with price tag and Ambiente variant to its 2012 Fiesta line-up at Rs. 7.23 lakh.

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Hyundai to develop a compact SUV to compete with archrivals Duster and Ecosport

The Indian car market is suddenly abuzz with reports coming in about several SUV’s being either developed or getting ready for a launch soon. Following the footsteps of French automobile giant, Renault and American car maker Ford, rumor has it that now Hyundai is developing a sub compact SUV. This South Korean car manufacturer has started working on a new SUV, which is likely to give stiff competition to all the other contenders in this segment. Hyundai India, which is one of the biggest car manufacturers, has given this task of designing as well as making this brand new Sports Utility Vehicle to their facility based in Brazil. The launch of this new SUV car in the country is not yet confirmed, but it is likely that it will be introduced in the car market of Brazil first. This new SUV will be positioned below the acclaimed Hyundai Santa Fe. Hyundai has unveiled a couple of revised versions of the Hyundai Santa Fe at the ongoing New York Motor Show.

There are no confirmed inputs regarding the Hyundai Santa Fe price, but it is likely to be announced closer to its launch in the country. The exteriors of this SUV are simply amazing with a lot of styling and a very attractive and bold front façade as seen in the Hyundai Santa Fe pictures. One of these new models is a 7-seater and the other one, which will be called as Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a 5-seater. A Hyundai Santa Fe review says that this SUV will be fitted with a massive V-6, 3.3 liter engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission gear box. While the sport variant will feature two options – a 2.0 liter turbo charged 4 cylinder engine and another one is expected to be a 2.4 liter direct injection motor. Which one of these engines will come to the Indian market has not been disclosed yet and will be announced at a later stage. A few upcoming cars such as Maruti Ertiga, Tata Safari Storme, Chevrolet Captiva and Volkswagen Jetta will be launched in the coming weeks in the Indian car market. I recently shared about seven-seater 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander launched and Maruti to add a boot to A-star ?.

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Maruti to add a boot to A-star ?

Maruti India is planning to further increase their market share in the automobile segment of the country and is contemplating to introduce a sedan car that can be positioned between their Maruti Swift Dzire and the elegant Maruti SX4. Maruti India is one of the leading car makers in the country and is doing very well in the market since a long time. There were a few speculations a year ago about the company preparing to introduce the Maruti A-star sedan for the Indian market. According to hearsay, this sedan might be initially launched in the European car market somewhere in the next year and then it might be launched in the Indian car market. The Maruti A-star price starts at Rs. 3.76 lakh, ex-showroom New Delhi and it is being offered in a petrol version only as of now. The Maruti A-star pictures reveal the wonderful styling and a brilliant aerodynamic design of this hatchback car. The front façade is complete with a neat and classy head lamp cluster with a wide radiator grille and a compact bonnet as can be seen in the Maruti A-star pictures.

According to a Maruti A-star review, this hatch back is equipped with a 1.0 liter, 12 valve, KB series petrol motor good enough to displace 998cc with a peak power of 67 Ps and a 90 Nm of torque. It has 3 cylinders and is fitted with a 5-speed manual transmission gear box. The company is also offering an automatic variant that is mated with a 4-speed automatic transmission gear box. This compact hatchback has a long list of good quality features and the company has also taken care of the safety features for the protection of the occupants.

Maruti India is ready to launch their latest MPV – Maruti Ertiga this month along with Chevrolet Captiva, Tata Safari Storme and Volkswagen Jetta waiting to be launched as well for the Indian car market. I recently shared that Toyota Etios and Liva to hit South African shores and Renault unearths E4 D with a price tag of Rs.15.20 lakh.

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Renault unearths E4 D with a price tag of Rs.15.20 lakh

Renault’s cars are well renowned throughout the global auto markets. Renault made a quiet entry into the Indian markets and garnered decent sales figures. Now, Renault India is constantly strengthening its product portfolio to amplify its market share. The company took a giant step forward by launching the the new sedan diesel car version. Renault Fluence E4 D price in India is tagged at Rs. 15.20 lakh (Ex- showroom price). Renault Fluence E4 D pictures reveal its gorgeous front facia. High level officials from Renault India expect the E4 model to brighten up the sales prospects of the Renault Fluence sedan car. Auto industry sources divulge that Renault Duster would be launched by 2012 end.


Renault Fluence E4 D is motorized by the new generation 1.5L dCi diesel engine which churns out peak power of 110 Ps with 240 Nm torque. . Renault Fluence review indicates that the sedan has roomy interiors which provide sufficient space to the passengers. Apart from the engine, the E4 diesel variant has all the technology features which were integrated with the original model Renault Fluence. Renault’s cars have a high safety level quotient with world – class safeguards.


It is almost impossible to take eyes off the elegant design of Renault Fluence E4 Diesel. The trademark ‘Renault’ logo adds on to the majestic aura of the sedan. Renault Fluence E4 Diesel has been furnished with quality inputs like ABS and EBD, two front and side chest leveling airbags and Electronic Stability Programme etc, which offer excellent value for money. In spite of having world class features, Renault Fluence hasn’t managed to take a lead in its respective segment. Renault India expects the Renault Fluence E4 Diesel model to be a game changer.  April will be a month of power packed action with a long list of forthcoming car launches. Cars like Volkswagen Jetta, Chevrolet Captiva, Tata Safari Storme and Maruti Ertiga could be launched this month. I recently shared that Ford India adds Ambiente variant to its 2012 Fiesta line-up at Rs. 7.23 lakh and Hyundai i-Gen i20 unwrapped with a price tag of Rs.4.73 lakh.     

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Maruti Ertiga all set to carve a city MPV niche

One of the leading car makers of the country, Maruti India is all set to launch their stylish Multi Purpose Vehicle – Maruti Ertiga in the domestic car market on the 12th of April. This new MPV will seat 7-passengers and the Maruti Ertiga price is expected to be in the range of Rs. 7.00 lakh to Rs. 9.00 lakh. The final price of this vehicle will be announced closer to the launch as stated by the company. Maruti Ertiga will be offered in both petrol car and diesel car variant for the Indian car market. It is sufficiently spacious and has 3-rows of seating arrangement, which is quite proficient to give ample shoulder support, head as well as leg room to all its occupants. Maruti Ertiga pictures reveal the striking exteriors of this MPV with a sweeping back head lamp cluster and a pair of fog lamps fixed in the body colored front bumper.

The rear end of this MPV is very straightforward and is equipped with a medium sized tail lamp cluster. The front bumper also has an air duct and the radiator grille is very slender, which also houses the company’s emblem on it. A Maruti Ertiga review states that the petrol version will be fitted with a 1.4 liter motor capable of producing 93.7 Bhp of power along with a torque of 13.26 Kgm. While, the diesel version is incorporated with a turbo charged diesel motor of 1.3 liter that has an ability to generate a power of 88.8 Bhp along with a pounding torque of 200 Nm. This Maruti's MPV also has a lot of advanced features and the company has also integrated high quality safety features for the protection of the passengers. Apart from this MPV, vehicles like Tata Safari Storme, Chevrolet Captiva and Volkswagen Jetta are all set for their launches in the coming month. I recently shared that Mitsubishi Outlander arrives with a price tag of Rs.20.55 lakh and Maruti eyes to create a city MPV niche with Ertiga.