Ford has been doing well in the Indian market especially in the SUV domain. The new EcoSport along with the Endeavour have been steady on the sales charts and the American carmaker now plans to launch the Kuga in India by the end of this month. Under the hood of the Kuga, we can expect a 1.5-litre mill which will be good enough to produce a hefty 148 bhp of power along with an option of a 2.0-litre which will be offered with different tunes. Prices are expected to start from Rs. 12 lakh, hence competing directly with the Hyundai Creta.
Tata 45X & H5X concept
Tata’s 45X concept which was showcased at this year’s auto expo left everyone awestruck. The moment Tata’s official’s dropped off the curtains of the concept which was kept inside a glass shell, photographers bombed the place. It is based on Tata’s latest Impact Design 2.0 design language and is an attention-grabber. According to sources, Tata is also working on an actual production model based on the 45X. Tata H5X was another striking concept by the Indian auto giant at the 2018 Indian Auto Expo.
First showcased at the Geneva motor show in 2017, Tata’s Racemo concept showcased the advancements that the Indian carmaker has made in its design department. Now coming to the sad news, according to many reports online, Tata has planned to put the Racemo project
BMW 6 Series GT
BMW has also launched an array of products at this year’s auto expo. The BMW 6 Series was launched in the presence of the cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar. There is loads of legroom at the back in the new 6 Series GT and replaces the 5 Series GT that was on sale earlier.
The car is priced at Rs 58.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the 630i petrol version and we can expect a diesel-powered 6 GT in the second half of 2018. Both petrol and diesel models will be locally assembled at BMW’s Chennai facility.
The 2-litre turbocharged unit is good enough for 258hp of power and has been mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox that sends power to the rear wheels.