Car News That Mattered This Week (Sep 12-16): Mahindra Thar And XUV700 Waiting Period Goes Down, Three Row Citroen C3 Spied, Ferrari SUV Unveiled And More

Published On Sep 17, 2022 08:01 AM By Shreyash for Ford Mustang 2024

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An exciting week for automotive aficionados, with the debut of two all-new pony cars, one from Italy and the other from America

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The automotive space witnessed the introduction of the long awaited Ferrari SUV and the seventh-generation Ford Mustang just this past week. There have been important updates for upcoming cars in the Indian market as well as waiting periods for Mahindra’s popular models. 

Let's take a look at everything that happened throughout the week:

Ferrari Purosangue SUV Unveiled: 

Ferrari Purosangue SUV

The most iconic and respected motorsport insignia has unveiled its first four-door horse in SUV form. It is powered by a 6.5-litre naturally aspirated V12 engine that produces 725PS, sent to all four wheels. The SUV's specifications have surfaced online, and you can read our in-depth piece on the first four-seater Ferrari by clicking here.

Seventh-Gen Ford Mustang Premieres: 

New Ford Mustang

Ford unveiled its new seventh-generation Mustang at the North American motor show. It retains the option of a naturally-aspirated V8 with a choice of a six-speed manual. The new Mustang sports a more chiselled look and improved driving dynamics too.

Tata Tiago EV Unveil Date:

Tata Tiago EV

Tata Motors is all set to introduce the Tiago EV on September 28 as the most affordable electric car in India in the form of a hatchback. It is likely to get different specs from the Tigor EV sub-compact sedan. 

BYD Atto 3 Teased:

BYD Atto 3 teased

With recent news of BYD expansion plans in India, the carmaker has teased its all new Atto 3 compact for India, which will be the second offering from BYD after the E6 electric MPV

Mahindra SUVs Waiting Period Goes Down: 

mahindra xuv700 waiting period

Mahindra SUVs Waiting Period Goes Down: The waiting period for the Mahindra Thar and XUV700 has been lowered to six months in most areas. Some regions still have a year-long wait for the XUV700 and eight months for the Thar in Pune and Thane.

Three-Row Citroen C3 Spotted Testing: 

three-row citroen c3

A three-row Citroen based on the C3 was spotted testing. It will likely be longer than the hatchback but get the same 1.2-litre petrol engine. The interiors are also similar to the current C3 on sale in India.

Maruti Suzuki 5-door Gymny Sighted Testing: 

5-door Maruti Suzuki Jimny spied

For the first time, the Gymny with a longer wheelbase and more doors was photographed testing in India. It is expected to make its premiere at the 2023 Auto Expo ahead of its long awaited launch.

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