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Best of 2018 Indian Auto Expo – Part 2

Kia Rio

Kia will be entering the Indian market and the carmaker has already started acquiring dealerships for itself in India for the same. Rio is in its fourth generation now and will be the carmaker’s main product for the India operations. Build on an all-new platform, the next-generation model gets increased length of 4384mm (15mm longer) and wheelbase of 2580mm (up by 10mm). However, the width and height has been reduced to offer a more balanced ride. Internationally, it comes with a 1.6-litre petrol engine developing 132PS and 147.78Nm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. It is likely to get the diesel engine of the Hyundai Verna when it comes to India. It’ll rival the Maruti Ciaz and the Honda City.




Every enthusiast’s favorite, the M5 has finally been launched in India by BMW and now it sports the new M xDrive all-wheel-drive tech for the first time! Under the hood of the M5 is a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that produces 592bhp and 750Nm of torque.

According to BMW, It combines the familiar blend of sportiness and unerring accuracy both on the race track and out on the open road, delighting drivers with its significantly enhanced directional stability and controllability in adverse conditions.


Hyundai Kona 


Korean carmaker Hyundai has been doing well in the Indian market and keeping up with the changing trends, they will be launching a new model called the Kona soon enough. The Hyundai Kona design is based on the Hyundai Elite i20 platform with aggressive styling features and versatile interiors like Creta. The exteriors will have new headlights with daytime running lights, ORVMs with integrated indicators and stylish tail lamps.

Under the hood, the petrol version of Kona is expected to feature a 1.4 L 4-cylinder engine with power of 120 PS whereas the diesel version can be expected to be available with 1.4 L and 1.6 L engine versions. .


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