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A sporty and chic model like the BMW Z4 is certainly gonna fortify the threat and also diversify BMW portfolio in India to a much more well-rounded one that goes beyond just luxury cars. After the successful launch of Jaguar and Land Rover range cars in Indian market by Tata Motors, now German luxury car manufacturer BMW has launched its sports car BMW Z4 Roadster In Indian market in premium high end segment to make its position more stronger in high end car segment. BMW has introduced this new two-seater luxury sports car with the price tag of Rs 59 lacs (as ex-showroom prices).
28 May, 2012: The next gen Porsche 911 Carrera will be the first model to drive in under the new MoU between Porsche and Volkswagen; the big daddy of Porsche, Volkswagen now is the official importer and distributor of Porsche cars in India. The new 2013 version of Porsche 911 Carerra is going to be the first car that is going to come to India under this pact. Porsche has not done much change to the silhouette of the car ever since its first launch in the year 1963. Porsche has kept on tweaking the car with major and minor upgrades however this time the German auto major has gone one step ahead and the oily artillery of the car will go under the scalpel. Porsche will also do some minor reformation on the skin level too.
31st July 2012 : Jaguar Motors India rolled out the special edition of Jaguar XKR in both convertible and coupe forms. The price tag of the car lands around Rs. 1.27 crore . Both these models come well-resourced with numerous features, which make your ride more luxurious and lavish. The exteriors of the car have been given new stylization with different colors for the convertible hood, 20 inches of Orona alloy wheels and revamped and alluring front lights. On the inside, the new special edition Jaguar XKR models are blessed with Artisan interiors that use scraffito grain leather for the seat upholstery, along with Poltrona Frau Leather head linings, instrument binnacle and rear and door quarter casings. The 16x16 way heater front seats accompanied by a seven inches of touch screen, stainless steel pedals and 525W Bowers and Wilkins sound system add on to the comfort level of the car. Under the bonnet, the Special Edition Jaguar XKR models feature 5.0 litre of direct injection V8 petrol engine that produces 502HP of power mated with six speed automation gearbox. The company has also taken care of the safety department in the special edition and has blessed the models with Jaguar’s Adaptive Restraint Technology system and Pedestrian Contact Sensing system.
17 May, 2012: Porsche India is mulling to launch the new Porsche Boxster in the second half of 2012. The new Boxster convertible with a fresh mid-engine has already made its appearance in international markets in March this year. India being a growing market for luxury and sports car is seen as a prospective market for new Boxster. However, the plans of introducing an entry level sports car below Boxster have been diluted. Porsche Boxster India model price starts from Rs. 47 lakh and is available in two variants.
May 3, 2011: The open sports-car Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 350 was launched in India today at a grand function organised in New Delhi today. The 3.5 litre V6 engine sports car with 315 hp and a torque of 360Nm is a combination of performance, comfort and fuel efficiency. Besides the 18 inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels, the car derives many features from Mercedes SL 300 “Gullwing”. The Direct Steering with Variable Servo Assistance is a standard feature of the Mercedes -Benz SL-Class SL 350 that has speed sensitive steering that ensures better control and also imparts agility to the car. The sports car also comes with “KEYLESS-GO”. The Mercedes SL 250 also comes with a sports package introduced in this segment for the first time. The Mercedes SL 250 has been priced at Rs98.50 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
26th May 2011 - Finally the wait is over! Ferrari California was launched today at a grand event organized at Janpath, New Delhi. Also the speculation regarding Ferrari California price has finally ended with “red car” available at Rs. 2.2 crore (ex-showroom New Delhi). As per official reports, Ferrari California can accelerate from zero to 100 kmph within 4.0 seconds. Ferrari California in India is fitted with 4.3L V8engine and capable of producing 454hp at 7500rpm.
Keeping comfort, safety and performance as per standards, Ferrari India intends to open one more Ferrari car Showroom in Mumbai soon. Ferrari California in India features front parking sensors, rear parking camera, 4-wheel ABS, dual front side-mounted airbags, child seat anchors and remote anti-theft alarm system.
The Italian sports car manufacturer Scuderia Ferrari which is well known for “Prancing Horse” logo started the journey in 1929 with main idea of manufacturing racing cars but in 1947 company moved into development of passenger cars as Ferrari S.p.A.
The Ferrari is launching its GT range model, Ferrari California in India which is expected to be the first official introduction of Ferrari cars on Indian roads. The Ferrari's baby grand tourer was first released in global market in year 2009 with a front-engine and two-plus-two convertible GT. It made the first public appearance in October 2009, at the Paris auto show.
The Ferrari California in India is expected to include a 4.3-liter V-8 engine, which is first ever front-engine Ferrari road car to come fitted with a V-8 engine instead of a V-12 engine. Blessed by direct fuel injection system, it produces 454 hp with an astonishing and massive 7500 rpm added with Ferrari's dual-clutch automatic, a seven-speed gear system. As far as official reports are concerned, Ferrari California is capable of flying from 0 to 100 kmph in less than 4.0 seconds. Furthermore, the safety system of Ferrari California includes carbon-ceramic disc brakes and a base that incorporates a new multilink rear suspension.
The Ferrari California exterior measures 179.6 inches in length, 74.9 inches in width and 51.5 inches in height with a wheel base of 105.1 inches. The front track of this popular car measures 64.2 inches whereas the rear track is just 1 inch less i.e. 63.2 inches.
The Ferrari California comes fitted with perfect blend of specifications which is part of brand Ferrari specs. In detail, the Ferrari California specifications includes Auto delay off headlamps, Dusk sensing headlamps, Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp, 2 front headrests, Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, Stability control, Traction control, Electronic brake force distribution, Emergency interior trunk release, Self-leveling headlights and Tire pressure monitoring.
However, the standard safety features added in this “red car” are Front Parking Sensors, Rear Parking Camera, 4-wheel ABS, Dual front side-mounted airbags, Child seat anchors and Remote anti-theft alarm system. Some other instruments added in this might car are Clock, Tachometer, Trip computer, External temperature display, Low fuel level warning and Compass.
The Ferrari California comes in open roof-top form and comes added with Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger, Alloy and leather trim on center console, Leather trim on dash, Leather trim on doors, Front reading lights, Leather steering wheel and Front floor mats for making the drive comfortable both for driver and occupant.
Ferrari California price in India is expected to touch the mark of Rs. 2.24 crore which is quite expensive, but since Ferrari California comes fitted with exceptional merchandize, the price is quite reasonable.
Maserati Gran Cabrio - Cabrio means “CONVERTIBLE” and this power-packed Gran Cabrio convertible is all set to mark its presence in Indian auto market. Elegant yet dynamic automobile by Italian luxury car manufacturer, Maserati GranCabrio comes added with a powerful 4,691 cc engine which generates maximum power of 7,000 rpm and top torque of 490 Nm (50 kgm). This speedster offers high-speed extravaganza for speed lovers.
Equipped with high performance 430-440PS, 4.7-litre V8 engine, Maserati Gran Cabrio incorporates wide range of intelligent and fascinating features. Showrooms of this luxury speedster will be opened in big cities like Delhi and Mumbai initially and later would be expanded across country. After launch of this supercar, the company is mulling over to bring some more new models but first get ready to enjoy with this powerful machine.
Before the merger with Ferrari, Maserati was mainly into manufacturing of race cars. But after their merger, automobile giant Ferrari gained complete control of Maserati, converting latter into luxury car division. Currently Maserati holds four major car models i.e. Maserati MC12 along with Gran Cabrio, Quattroporte 4-door sports saloon and the GranTurismo Coupe. As per Maserati Gran Cabrio reviews by road test experts, if you are looking for a blend of exquisiteness and power then Maserati Gran Cabrio serves as the best option. With comfort of stylish Italian leather interiors & top speed of 283 kmpl, this Italian automobile incorporates comprehensive list of attributes. Added with all the safety features and powerful V8 engine, the 4 seater Maserati Gran Cabrio offers perfect synthesis of innovation, luxury and excitement for the rider.
Affixed with large number of technological attributes, Maserati multimedia sound system, high quality interiors and elegant exteriors, Gran Cabrio can be termed as finest speedster launched by Maserati till now.
Maserati an arm of FIAT group is a well known super luxury car brand in the Italian auto market which now has entered in Indian auto market. it has launched its well performing and popular car models in India. The company brings four door big sedan and coupe cars model in the domestic car market which are endowed with outstanding features and stunning appearance along with high power heart. All the launched Maserati cars are capable of providing the experience of royal drives along with their super stylish interior design, high security features and most advanced connectivity components.
Maserati Quattroporte is another beast by the company that is equipped with a 4691 cc powerplant that generates peak power of 323 kW (440 bhp) at 7000 rpm and max torque of 490 Nm (50 Kgm) at 4750 rpm. It has exceptional dimensions like its length is 4,881 mm, width is 1,915 mm and Height of the car is 1,353 mm while wheelbase is 2,942 mm which make it good height car in the segment.