2012 Maruti Swift Dzire faceIt is good to be the Swift Dzire right now.

The car is going places that the old one never did. After being launched in the South American continent (Uruguay and Chile), the Dzire has invaded Africa. Elsecom Suzuki, which is in charge of Suzuki cars in Algeria, has launched the Swift Dzire in GA, GL, GLX variants. Prices are as follows in Algerian dinar:

Posted on Jun 28 2012 - 2:36pm IST

Dacia Duster announced for UKDacia, the makers of the Duster, have officially launched the the much awaited compact SUV in the UK market for an astonishing £8995 (7.98 lakhs INR). The pre-order starts today with first deliveries in January 2013. Why are the deliveries taking so much time, you ask?

Remember, the Duster will be exported from the Chennai plant to the UK. Considering the Duster’s India launch is also in sight, the company wants to make sure that it has ample capacity for both markets.

Hyundai Santa Fe UK marketHyundai has disclosed the pricing of its much awaited crossover Santa Fe for the UK market. When it goes on sale on October 15, the crossover will start at the price of £25,495 (22.65 lakhs). It will be launched in three variants – Style, Premium and Premium SE.

The new fluidic Santa Fe was unveiled at the New York Motor Show in 7 seater and 5 seater combination. The new Santa Fe dons Hyundai’s “Storm Edge” design that comprises of less fussy character lines. It is 30 mm longer, 5 mm wider and 45 mm lower than the outgoing model.

Suzuki Swift BlackWhiteWe love special edition Suzuki Swifts because they give us some fresh ideas to modify our own cars.

Suzuki Germany is introducing Swift Black-White, a special edition Swift limited to only 450 copies. It is available in 2 color combinations “Cool White Pearl Metallic” and “Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic.”

The Black-White special edition makes your Swift stand out of the crowd and for Suzuki, it is yet another way of presenting their best-selling hatchback.

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe UK marketHyundai has been making many crossovers/SUVs for the international markets such as Tucson, Santa Fe, Terracan (which was later replaced by Veracruz) etc. The Veracruz was the largest of them all for people who want a proper 8 seater SUV.

Unfortunately, the death knell has rung for the Veracruz. Hyundai chose to replace the Veracruz with the 7 seat Santa Fe.

Although the Renault Fluence is a relatively new car in India, it was showcased to the world in 2009. The Fluence has been hanging around for three years now and is in dire need of a facelift.

2013 Renault Fluence faceliftRenault Fluence facelift caught testing

Fortunately, Renault has exactly that in mind for 2013. Our friends at Carscoop present us with spyshots of the upcoming Renault Fluence facelift being tested in Romania.

2012 Toyota Camry India testingIf not, it began raining when the Camry was testing out.

This photograph was sent in by our reader Avinash from the Western Express Highway in Kandivali, Mumbai. The new Camry was revealed at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo for the Indian market.

When we met Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s higher officials at the commencement of exports of Etios to South Africa, we were informed that assembly of the new Camry will begin in Bidadi in July and sales start in August (three years after TKM launched the Camry facelift).

We’d love to be in such a situation everyday – getting to see prototypes of the next generation Mercedes S-Class (the automotive industry’s time machine) in various trim levels and different stages of development – in a brigade!

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Youtube user Luca84, while driving his Mercedes Benz along the freeway with a couple of friend (which model is he driving?) in Freiburg, a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, spotted six 2013 Mercedes S-Classes (W222) testing back to back.