This week we got multiple scoops, beginning from the Tata Safari Storme’s launch date, to the mini-Xylo final production version to the Tata Xenon for the export market. Also, Audi launched the 4.2-litre diesel version of the A8 L. Also, we get you a one-on-one with spokespersons from Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar Land Rover. If you have missed out on this week’s major happenings, then read below.
Mini Xylo caught in action:
On July 26th, CarDekho brought you some spy pictures of Mahindra Mini Xylo , which was caught by one of our avid readers on Mumbai-Pune express highway. This time around it was caught in lens again by our other auto enthusiastic reader Manoj Chourey during his recent visit to Kalyan near Nashik in Maharashtra.
Tata Safari Storme launch in September
Finally after a lot of speculations, Tata Motors has finalized the launch schedule of the Safari Storme, It will be rolled out in September. The Safari Storme is the same car that was displayed earlier this year, at the Auto Expo. Our sources claim that the Safari Storme that will be launched will have some changes on the inside and the new car will be much more polished than what we had seen at Pragati Maidan.
Audi launches the A8 L 4.2 TDI
And taking the levels and expectations of the luxury car segment a level higher, Audi presented the A8 L 4.2 TDI today at a price of Rs. 1 Crore 75 thousand (ex-showroom Maharashtra). Audi A8L is large, no matter what angle you look at it from, not just figuratively but literally, from looks to comfort features to technology and power, Audi A8L TDI is fully loaded.
Aston Martin Vanquish launched in India
Following the launch of the new Vanquish in the global markets, Aston Martin has finally brought the stunning new luxury sports car to India. Vanquish points to an exciting and confident future for the historic brand. Having a price tag of Rs 3.85 crore, it becomes the second most expensive Aston Martin after One-77.
Jaguar to get the F-Type next year
At the inaugural of the 15th Jaguar Land Rover showroom in India, we have a quick 5 session with Del Sehmar, PR and Communications Manager, Jaguar Land Rover India. Jaguar Land Rover is now based in 13 major cities in the country and is increasingly growing its presence.
Premier Rio with multijet engine launched
Clearing all the speculations, Premier has softly launched its much awaited compact SUV Premier Rio’s diesel version at an exciting price of Rs 6.7 lakh and Deliveries will start from August 2. The Premier Rio 1.3 Multijet has been in the news ever since it was showcased at Delhi Auto Expo held in January.
Jaguar XKR Special Edition Launched in India
Jagaur India has today launched all new XKR special edition in coupe and convertible body types at a price of Rs 1.27 crore (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Adding some exciting new features, the new models have got better in looks and ride quality. The convertible hood colours including black, grey, brown and blue, a new Orona alloy-wheel design and adaptive front light on the outside has certainly helped it look better than before.
Quick 5 on Mercedes-Benz B-Class
After the unveiling of the B-Class, we had a quick five QnAs session with Mr Debashis Mitra, who throws some more light on this new product from the Mercedes-Benz spectrum. This is the first premium car that Mercedes-Benz will introduce in India and we drove the B-Class around India’s only F1 track.