IAB Monthly Retrospect – Mahindra S101 & 2016 Bolero, Ford Ka, 2016 Skoda Superb, Verna facelift
Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
Here is the part 2 of our compendium of significant developments in the auto industry in the month of June. Click on the image to visit the respective article.
1. Mahindra S101
The upcoming Mahindra S101 mini SUV was spotted testing once again, this time by IAB reader Kamal Somani. The sub-4 metre crossover SUV will be ready in 2015 to take on the Ford EcoSport.
2. Next gen Mahindra Bolero
The next gen Mahindra Bolero codenamed U301 is one of the many UVs that are taking shape at Mahindra’s R&D centre near Chennai. The sub-4 metre variant of the next Bolero has been spotted testing by an IAB reader. A longer variant to replace the current Bolero is also in the works.
3. Ford Ka and Ka+
The production version of the Ford Ka and Ka+ (Ford Figo and Figo Sedan) were unveiled in photographs in Brazil. The duo would take the place or run alongside the Figo and the aging Classic in India next year.
4. 2016 Skoda Superb
The 2016 Skoda Superb has been rendered by our artist Shoeb based on a supposedly official sketch. The next gen executive sedan derives its design inspiration from the Vision C Concept.
5. Hyundai Verna facelift
The Hyundai Solaris facelift (Hyundai Verna facelift) was launched in Russia. The refreshed mid-size sedan gets revised grille, bumper and headlamps.