IAB Retrospect – 2016 Mahindra Bolero, 2015 Chevy Cruze, Mercedes Edition 1, Suzuki 2-wheelers & 2016 Superb
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!
This is the part 1 of our compendium of significant developments in the auto industry this past week. Click on the images to go to the respective posts.
1. Next gen Mahindra Bolero spied
The next gen Mahindra Bolero (codenamed U301) has been spotted testing again by an IAB reader. The new UV would be available in two body lengths with the smaller one tucking under the crucial 4 metre mark.
2. 2015 Chevrolet Cruze interior revealed
The interior of the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze has been revealed ahead of the sedan’s international market launch by the end of this year. The new Cruze gets revamped dashboard design and the space on offer has been improved, thanks to larger dimensions.
3. Mercedes A and B Class Edition 1 launched
The Mercedes A and B Class Edition 1 models have been launched in India with few updates and tweaks. The Mercedes A Class Edition 1 is priced at INR 26.17 lakhs and the B Class Edition 1 retails at 28.75 lakhs (both prices are ex-showroom Mumbai).
4. Suzuki Motorcycles to launch 6 new products
The quietly functioning Suzuki Motorcycles would double their product lineup by launching six new scooters and motorcycles over the next three years. The product onslaught is an attempt to increase its market share.
5. 2016 Skoda Superb rendering
Our in-house designer Shoeb envisions the 2016 Skoda Superb sedan based on the supposedly official sketch that surfaced online from Chinese quarters. The next gen premium sedan would be inspired by the Skoda Vision C concept.