The past seven days have been quite eventful, and if you missed ZigWheels, we’ve got all the top updates for you in this in-depth report.
Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S Coupé reaches Indian Shores
Mercedes-Benz launched the AMG GLE 63S Coupé in the country. It packs a 612 PS 4-liter twin-turbo V8 unit paired with a 48-V mild hybrid system. In terms of performance, the coupe is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and reaching a top speed of 280 km / h. Sounds like fun? Would you like to know the prices? Head here.
Mahindra Bolero Neo gets a new variant
Mahindra has announced the pricing of the top spec N10 (O) of the Bolero Neo. The new variant comes with additional features and is powered by a 100 hp 1.5 liter diesel engine. More details here.
JEEP Commander (Meridian) breaks cover in Brazil
Jeep has officially unveiled its upcoming 7-seater offering, the Commander, in Brazil. While it could be called a meridian in India, its design language follows the compass. However, the larger proportions of the SUV and the Grand Cherokee-inspired styling at the rear give it a unique look. Check out the drive options and other features here.
Kia Seltos X-Line revealed!
Kia presented the Seltos X-Line model ready for series production before its market launch in September. It’s based on the top-spec GTX Plus and is getting a few cosmetic updates, including a new paint job. See what the new fairing looks like here.
Hyundai i20 gets AN line siblings
Hyundai took the covers off the i20 N Line shortly before its market launch, which is scheduled for September 2nd. The hot hatch has a few sporty cosmetic upgrades, including a new grille and body kit, as well as new wheels. Curious about his engine specifications? Head here.
Tata Punch (HBX) revealed!
Tata has unveiled its upcoming micro-SUV called Punch, previously codenamed HBX. Despite its small proportions, the new SUV takes a lot of design inspiration from the Harrier. Does it look exactly like its concept model that was shown at Auto Expo 2020? Find out here.
The Tata Harrier now comes in a new body color
Tata has introduced a new color Daytona Gray for the Harrier. It replaces the previously available Telesto Gray and comes with light alloy rims in a contrasting color. See here what the SUV looks like in the new paint job.
Tata Nexon EV will be getting an update soon and will also receive a price increase
An RTO document of the Nexon EV has surfaced online showing that it could be offered with a more powerful engine. However, it is powered by the same 30.2 kWh battery. More details here. The automaker has also raised the prices of the existing model by as much as 9,000 rupees. Click here to check updated prices.
Volkswagen Taigun starts on ..
Volkswagen has announced a launch date for its upcoming Taigun SUV. Based on the MQB A0-IN platform, like the Skoda Kushaq, it will be equipped with 115 hp 1-liter TSI and 1.5-liter TSI turbo petrol engines with manual and automatic transmission options. More details on the start date and features can be found here.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Set for a generation update
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno appears ready for an update as the next generation model was discovered during tests with heavy camouflage. The test mule revealed angular LED taillights and a completely redesigned interior with a floating infotainment system. More information can be found here.
Maruti Suzuki fined by CCI
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has fined Maruti Suzuki Rs 200 crore for anticompetitive practices regarding the automaker’s dealer discount policies and has asked her to “maintain” these practices. The automaker was asked to pay the fine within 60 days. Read the full article here.