IAB Retrospect – Hyundai Elite i20, Ford Ka+, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Mercedes GLK, Mazda CX-3
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 2 of our compilation of the significant developments in the auto industry last week. Click on the images to jump to the respective article.
1. Hyundai Elite i20
To be launched tomorrow, the Hyundai Elite i20 has reached dealer stockyards across the country. The second gen premium hatchback would be available with a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.4-litre diesel engine.
2. Next gen Mercedes GLK
IAB reader Toldi taped the next gen Mercedes GLK near the company’s headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. The C Class based crossover would be positioned between the GLA and M Class, and will be available in RHD for the first time when it launches in late 2015.
3. Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8
The Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8 luxury saloon has been launched in India at a lofty INR 3.1 crore. The hand-built British automobile is powered by a 500 PS twin-turbo V8 engine.
4. Mazda CX-3
The Ford EcoSport rivaling Mazda CX-3 is not far away, according to a senior Mazda official. The upcoming model will be based on the new Mazda2 platform.
5. Honda Amaze
The highly successful Honda Amaze continues its momentum 16 months into its launch as it crossed the 1 lakh units sales milestone.