IAB Monthly Retrospect – KTM RC390, RC200, Renault Duster AWD, NADA 2014, IIMS 2014 and CAMPI 2014
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!
September, being the first month of the festive season, has proved to be quite eventful to Indian Autos Blog and for the Indian auto industry. Here is the part 1 of our compilation of top developments last month. Click on the images to jump to the respective articles.
1. KTM RC390 and RC200
The KTM RC390 and RC200 fully faired sportsbikes have been launched in India at tempting introductory prices of INR 2.05 lakhs and INR 1.60 lakhs respectively (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycles are experiencing a strong demand and can be booked for INR 30,000.
2. Renault Duster AWD
The Renault Duster AWD with a shift-on-the-fly 4×4 system has been launched in India in two variants, starting from INR 11.89 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
3. NADA 2014
Indian Autos Blog was the only publication from India to report live from the successful Nepal Auto Show 2014 (NADA 2014) which witnessed introductions several India-made cars and two-wheelers into the Nepalese market.
4. IIMS 2014
Indian Autos Blog also reported live from the Indonesia International Motor Show 2014 which was bigger and better than before. The motor show had its own share of global premieres.
5. CAMPI 2014
The Philippines International Motor Show 2014 (CAMPI 2014) was the third international motor show within a month for Indian Autos Blog. Like Nepal, CAMPI 2014 showcased a good number of made-in-India and India-bound cars.