IAB Monthly Retrospect – Honda Mobilio RS, Tata Zest, VW Polo facelift, Fiesta facelift and Mahindra Mojo


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!

Here is the part 1 of our compilation of the most important developments in the auto scene that took place last month. Click on the image to read the respective article.

1. Honda Mobilio RS

Honda Mobilio RS front three quarters right Indonesia launch

The Honda Mobilio MPV is the most anticipated car in India this year. Scheduled to be launched in the end of July (23rd or 24th), the MPV will be positioned between the Maruti Ertiga and the Toyota Innova. The sporty top-end Honda Mobilio RS which was unveiled in Indonesia last month will be available in India too.

2. Tata Zest

Tata Zest front three quarter - Geneva Live

The Tata Zest sub-4 metre sedan continues testing across the nation and its spyshots flood our inbox. Indian Autos Blog learns that the highly anticipated Amaze rival will be launched in August. Its hatchback sibling, the Tata Bolt would follow a month after.

3. VW Polo Facelift

2014 VW Polo facelift nose at Geneva Motor Show 2014

The VW Polo facelift, another important car waiting to hit the market this festive season, has its D-Day on July 15th. The refreshed hatchback will get minor styling upgrades apart from a brand new 1.5-litre diesel engine. The order book is open for 3 variants.

4. Ford Fiesta facelift

2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift Review side profile shot

The Ford Fiesta facelift with revamped styling, better mileage and lower price went on sale last month starting from INR 7.69 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). We review the C-Segment sedan to check how well it fares in its new avatar.

5. Mahindra Mojo

Mahindra Mojo spied profile

The Mahindra Mojo 300 cc motorcycle has been caught testing by an IAB reader in production spec with redesigned body panels. The flagship bike is not far away from its launch.

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