IAB Retrospect – Jaguar XE, Suzuki Gixxer, Mercedes AMG GT, Skoda Yeti, Mercedes E350 CDI
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 our compilation of important developments in the automotive industry that took place over the course of last week. Click on the images to read the respective articles.
1. Jaguar XE
The eagerly anticipated Jaguar XE entry-level luxury saloon has been unveiled ahead of its Paris debut. The BMW 3 Series slayer is powered by the new Ingenium family of petrol and diesel engines.
2. Suzuki Gixxer
The Suzuki Gixxer 155 cc ‘Street Sports’ motorcycle has been launched in India at INR 72,199 (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycle will lock handlebars with the Yamaha FZ FI V2.0 and the upcoming Honda 160 cc bike.
3. Mercedes AMG GT
The Mercedes AMG GT has finally been revealed and is all set to grace the Paris Motor Show next month. The sportscar is powered by a 4.0-litre Biturbo V8 petrol engine.
4. Skoda Yeti
The Skoda Yeti facelift has been launched in India at INR 18.63 lakhs (ex-showroom Maharashtra). The India-spec variant is available only in one design package named Outdoor.
5. Mercedes E350 CDI
The new range topping Mercedes E 350 CDI has been launched in India at INR 57.42 lakhs (ex-showroom, Pune). The luxury sedan is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine mated to a 7-G Tronic automatic transmission.