International Wrap – i10-based Tam, Galibier, 2014 Q7
Posted on: Oct 8, 2011 - 4:11pm IST
The Audi Q7 has established itself in the Indian market and month after month it outsells the Mercedes ML Class, cousin Porsche Cayenne and the BMW X5. Bringing about a similar condition in overseas markets rests heavily on the replacement for the Q7 expected in 2014. The predictable design direction of Audi led Shoeb R Kalania to magnify the Q3 (and rightly so) to reach the next generation Q7.
[See our illustration of the Q7 successor on SteeringNews.com]
After seeing the Aston Martin Rapide and Porsche Panamera serve the supercar experience to four people with generosity, Bugatti is upping the ante in the way it knows best – A four seater producing about 1000hp. The hypercar project is taking more time than initially predicted and the launch date (tentative) has been pushed back to 2015.
[Read about the Bugatti Galibier over at Steering News]
If you thought the Hyundai i10’s only relative is the Kia Picanto then you’re wrong. Kia’s working secretly on another sibling internally named Tam. This car is like the Nissan Cube (a box with melted edges mounted on four wheels) and is driven by an electric powertrain.
[Read details on the Kia Tam on SteeringNews.com]