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The 2014 edition of the Ford Figo was brought to the Auto Expo and within days launched on the Indian market. There is only one change to talk about in the car’s exterior, which now comes in the ‘Mars Red’ shade that debuted on the EcoSport. Ford India also confirms that the Figo can be requested in the ‘Paprika Red’ body color as before. A new alloy wheel design was...

Honda has released a video for the Vision XS-1 concept that made its global debut at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2014 that gives better insight into its cabin. [Can't watch the video? Head to YouTube] The Vision XS-1 is a creative study model from Honda that is a crossover utility concept. It features Honda’s philosophy of ‘Man Maximum Machine Minimum.’ Essentially, the Vision...

The 2014 edition of the Auto Expo presented a nice mix of concept cars and nearly-production ready concepts. We list out our favorites in this post - 1. Tata Nexon Concept The Tata Nexon concept previews a small, compact crossover which is based on the Vista’s X1 platform. The concept featured an interesting and fresh design and was powered by a three-cylinder 110 PS petrol engine which sent...

Tata Motors unveiled the Bolt hatchback and Zest compact sedan a few days prior to the start of the Auto Expo. These new vehicles from Tata were in attendance at the Expo wearing a customized body kit. Both vehicles sport larger alloy wheels (the Zest’s is finished in silver, while the Bolt’s is all-black) with low profile tires. A contrast red color is used to underline the grille and...

The Auto Expo 2014 saw a total footfall of 5,61,000 in the 7 days it was open for, SIAM says. Barring the two media days on 5th and 6th February, footfall topped the 5 lakh mark in the five days allotted for the public. On the first public day on 7th February, close to 75,000 people walked into the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. The weekend saw the maximum number of people arriving, with close to...

Representatives manning the company’s booth at the Auto Expo last week said there was no rationale behind showing the EcoSport with the sunroof, that was in attendance amidst the Ford Figo sedan concept and the Fiesta refresh. However IAB does wonder why Ford would drill the roof of a perfectly good EcoSport (which has waiting periods running into a year for some variants) and hang it on the...

The final two special editions shown by Maruti at the Auto Expo are based on its older and perhaps forgotten SUVs – Gypsy and Grand Vitara. Maruti Grand Vitara Luxion The Maruti Grand Vitara Luxion edition receives a major overhaul compared to the car that is retailed. The Luxion gets revamped front bumpers, daytime running lights in the place of foglamps and tinted headlamps. On the sides,...

Yamaha showcased the FZ-S Concept and a special edition on the R15 at the Auto Expo. Yamaha FZ-S Concept Shown in an icy-blue color, the FZ-S Concept sported a dual-tone color adorning special body graphics. You can see an air inlet mounted right below the tank (this is not seen on the current FZ-S). Towards the rear, we can make out a modified exhaust, newly designed mudguard with registration plate...