IAB Retrospect – 2015 Skoda Fabia, next gen Mahindra Bolero, KTM RC390, Range Rover Sport SVR, 2014 VW Cross Polo
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!
The second part of our list of significant developments in the automotive industry last week is here. Click on the images to read the respective articles.
1. 2015 Skoda Fabia
To be unveiled this month ahead its Paris Motor Show debut in October, the 2015 Skoda Fabia has been teased through the company’s official Facebook page. The next gen hatchback uses a re-engineered version of the existing car’s platform.
2. Next gen Mahindra Bolero
The Mahindra Bolero replacement (codename: U301) was caught testing once again, this time by IAB reader Mr. Manoj. The vehicle is expected to be available in varying lengths, the shortest of which would tuck under 4 metre.
3. KTM RC390
KTM dealers in some part of the country have already commenced bookings for the fully faired KTM RC390 sportsbike at INR 30,000. The motorcycle will be launching on September 9.
4. Range Rover Sport SVR
The fastest and the most powerful Land Rover in the history has debuted at Pebble Beach this week. The Sport SVR packs in 550 PS (542.2 bhp) and has set the lap record for production SUVs at Nurburgring (8 mins and 14 seconds).
5. 2014 VW Cross Polo
The deliveries of the refreshed 2014 VW Polo Cross have started earlier than promised. The car gets the new 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine in its 90 PS (88.7 bhp) avatar. [Image: Mr. Praveen Francis]