IAB Retrospect – HD Project Livewire, Mobilio RS, Suzuki Let’s, Porsche Macan & 2015 Hyundai Verna
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Here is Part 2 of our compilation of significant automotive developments this past week. Click on the image to jump to the respective post.
1. Harley Davidson Project Livewire
The Harley Davidson Project Livewire is the first electric motorcycle from the iconic American cruiser maker. The concept will go on an experience tour to collect feedback and insights from the customers. At present, HD have no production plans for it.
2. Honda Mobilio RS variant launched in Indonesia
The sportier variant of the Honda Mobilio has been launched in Indonesia. The Mobilio RS gets aggressive bumpers, body kits, LED headlamps, black interior theme and a new multimedia infotainment system.
3. Suzuki Let’s garnered 15,000 bookings
The latest entrant in the 110 cc automatic scooter segment has started off strongly with 15,000 bookings since April. The Suzuki Let’s was launched initially in early May in Tamil Nadu and is now available pan-India.
4. Porsche Macan to be launched in India in late July
The Porsche Macan SUV would be launched in India next month. The car will slot below the Cayenne as a sportier alternative to the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and the Mercedes ML Class.
5. Hyundai Verna facelift unveiled in Russia
The Hyundai Verna facelift (Hyundai Solaris facelift) has been revealed in Russia. The update gives it new headlights, grille, bumper, foglights and LED taillights. The car now comes with upgraded 6-speed automatic and manual gearboxes.