IAB Retrospect – Harley Davidson CVO Limited & Street Glide Special, 2015 BMW X5 M, X6 M, Mercedes S Class Pullman, Peugeot Exalt
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 part 2 of our compilation of last week’s top automotive developments. Click on the images to read the respective articles.
1. Harley Davidson CVO Limited
The flagship Harley Davidson CVO Limited has been launched in India at an eye watering price tag of INR 49.23 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The CBU import offers uber luxury features like touchscreen multimedia infotainment system, plush leather rider and pillion seats with heated function, and much more.
2. Harley Davidson Street Glide Special
The Harley Davidson Street Glide Special is another CBU import which retails at INR 29.7 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The cruiser is equipped with a touchscreen infotainment system and hydraulic suspension.
3. Mercedes S Class Pullman
The Mercedes S Class Pullman limousine will become the new top-end variant of the luxury nameplate. Expected to be over a metre longer than the current longest S Class variant, the Pullman would debut later this year or early next year. Here is a rendering of the luxury barge by our in-house designer Shoeb Kalania.
4. 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M
The 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs have been unveiled ahead of their first public appearance at the LA Auto Show next month. The duo pack in a 4.4-liter V8 Bi-Turbo engine which generates an astronomical 575 hp and 750 Nm of torque.
5. Peugeot Exalt
Peugeot had showcased a mildly revised version of the Exalt design concept at the Paris Motor Show. If produced, the premium sedan could be pitted as a rival to the likes of the BMW 5 Series. Our rendering artist Shoeb envisions the production version of the Exalt.