This has been an exciting week, as Ford revamped the Fiesta Classic and rebadged it as the Classic. Ford also announced the hike in the production of engines at its Chennai plant. Apart from this, we also get the exclusive scoop that the Nissan Evalia will be launched on the 25th of September. Mercedes-Benz also unveiled its Sports Tourer and its first premium segment car, the B-Class. If you have missed out the happenings in the week, then we have the weekly wrap up for you’ll.
Nissan Evalia to be launched on 25th of September
We have been constantly reporting about Nissan Motors much awaited MPV, the Evalia and the stories surrounding it. Today we bring to you the news for which everybody is eagerly waiting; Nissan is all set to launch it on 25th September. And the information has been disclosed to CarDekho by our trusted sources.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Unveiled
CarDekho has been constantly reporting about the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Sports tourer, which has been reported to be the cheapest model of the giant by far. Merc have finally unveiled it at Buddh International Circuit in Delhi in the presence of Mercedes-Benz India's MD and CEO, Peter T Honegg . However, the launch will take place sometime in October. The version which has been revealed is surely not India made, as it's a left hand driven.
Hyundai Elantra Fluidic Bookings Open, Launch in Mid-August
CarDekho has been constantly reporting about the all new Hyundai Elantra Fluidic and stories surrounding it , now we bring to you the news that most were waiting, pre-launch bookings for the all new Elantra fluidic have finally been opened at all Hyundai Dealerships across India. The booking amount for the car is Rs 25,000; however the launch will happen most probably in the second week of August.
Renault Duster is Here, What Next?
Recent launch of the all new Renault Duster has commenced an all new segment, the compact Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) or the compact crossover in the Indian automobile market. And the grand opening of the Duster must have surely inspired other car makers to now bring in more such models to try their luck in the newly formed segment. Although the segment is not very new to the Indian market, there are a lot of luxury car makers, who brought their compact SUVs earlier, Audi Q3 is one such latest example. But what makes them different is the pricing, where the Renault has initiated an affordable Compact SUV segment, on the other hand cars like Audi Q3 and BMW X1 are mainly the luxury compact crossovers.
New Honda CR-V's Official Images Are Out
Honda has finally revealed the official images and further information on the new European CR-V, which is set to launch in the UK in coming October. Although the fourth generation CR-V has been designed for global market, but this particular version is made especially for the European market. It has got better in most departments than its predecessors be it the quality, practicality or refinement. Although nothing on the pricing has been announced, but they will be announced soon when the launch comes closer.
How does the Ford Classic fare against its competition?
Ford has dropped the Fiesta badge from its Classic and re-christened the model as the Ford Classic. The Ford Classic gets some cosmetic upgrades on it. There has been a reduction in the cost, which means that the Classic is now a more cost-effective product than before. We, do a quick competition-check on the Ford Classic.
New BMW 3-Series reaches showrooms. Full details revealed
The launch of the new-generation 3-Series is due and it is soon to go on sale. Our sources confirm that the new 3-Series (code named as F30) has reached the dealerships and the European-spec cars are being taken to the dealership for training purpose. The new 3-Series is likely to hit the showrooms on 27th of July as BMW gears up to launch the generation of its best selling sedan. The car will be launched, once the training at all the dealerships has been completed.
CarDekho's Quick Five on the Ford Classic Titanium
After the successful launch of the Classic Titanium, CarDekho gets a one-on-one with Mr Anurag Mehrotra, Vice President, Marketing, Ford India.
Tata Safari Converted to Moon Rover Evoque
We have recently been reporting a lot of Western cars being re-tuned by world renowned Modding stations. Adding to this list today is a modifier from our very own domestic home-ground, BigDaddyCustoms, who are based in the country capital, New Delhi.