In this episode of auto shorts, we bring you this week’s news from the Indian Automotive Industry.
KTM launches The Adventure 250 2022 Edition
KTM India has just launched the Adventure 250 & it is available in two new colours, KTM Electronic Orange & KTM Factory Racing Blue.
The new motorcycle has taken cues from rally specced KTM bikes.
It gets a new ultra lightweight steel frame with a bolt-on-subframe.
The 250cc engine produces 30 PS of power & 24 Nm of Torque.
The Adventure 250 gets a slipper clutch and an Off-Road ABS to enjoy an adventurous riding experience. KTM India has launched the Adventure 250 2022 edition at Rs 2.35 Lakhs ( ex-showroom) & is now available across all KTM dealerships in India.
- Two new colours-Electronic Orange & Factory Racing Blue
- Ultra Lightweight Steel Frame
- 250cc Engine – 30 PS & 24 Nm Torque
- Features- Slipper Clutch & Off-Road ABS
- Price: Rs 2.35 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
Renault India Exports 1 Lakhs Cars from India
Renault India does not just manufacture cars for the Indian market, but also exports all the production models across its foriegn markets.
The brand manufactures the KWID, TRIBER and the KIGER for Indian markets and exports the same to 14 countries across Asia Pacific, South & East Africa, & the Indian Oceanic region.
The brand recently achieved a milestone of exporting 1 lakh units from India, the brand states, it will continue to expand its production in India to exhibit the true embodiment of “Make in India” initiative.
- Renault Exports Kwid, Triber and the Kiger
- Exports to 14 Foriegn Countries
- Renault Exports 1 Lakh Cars from India
Mahindra & Mahindra Sells Ssangyong Motors
Mahindra & Mahindra recently shared a statement, that Edison Motors, an electric bus manufacturing company based in Korea, has agreed to acquire the Ssangyong brand from Mahindra. Mahindra had acquired stakes in the Ssangyong brand in 2010, and since then has tried hard to promote its luxury SUVs like the Rexton & Alturas G4 in the Indian market, but the products did not translate into sustainable sale figures and finally last year Mahindra decided to sell the brand, after 11 years of ownership.
- Mahindra sells Ssangyong Motors
- Edison Motors Acquires Ssangyong
Yezdi Motorcycles Return with Three All-New Models
Yezdi motors returns to India after a long gap of 26 years. The brand was renowned for its motorcycles the Monarch, Delux & the Roadking. It has once again made a comeback in collaboration with Jawa Dealerships, and has entered the market with three all new models, the Adventure, Scrambler & the Roadster.
The Yezdi Adventure is priced at Rs 2.09 Lakhs(ex-showroom) and can be configured in three different shades of colour, Slick Silver, Mambo Black & Ranger Camo. The Yezdi Scrambler is priced at Rs 2.04 Lakhs(ex-showroom) & can be configured in six different colour options at a premium price.
Lastly, the Yezdi Roadster is priced at Rs 1.98 Lakhs(ex-showroom) & can be configured in five different shades. The pricing for all the three motorcycles are bang on considering the competition and specifically the pricing for the Roadster is going to be one of the biggest USP in promoting its sales.
- Yezdi Returns After 26 Years
- Yezdi launches Three New Motorcycles
- The Adventure, Roadster & the Scrambler.
- Test Drives and Sales from Jawa Dealerships
- Yezdi Adventure – Rs 2.09 Lakhs(ex-showroom)
- Yezdi Scrambler – Rs 2.04 Lakhs(ex-showroom)
- Yezdi Roadster – Rs 1.98 Lakhs(ex-showroom)
Audi Inaugurates Charging Hub Station in Nuremberg
Audi has launched its pilot project of fast charging stations in Germany. Its first station is inaugurated at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center & it offers six reservable fast charging points with upto 320 KW of charging power. The hub station will offer its customers an executive lounge with extensive services to enhance their experience, while the customer’s vehicle is being charged. The brand is accelerating its footmarks in the Electric Vehicle segment while working on the necessary EV infrastructure. The Brand had earlier commented that by 2033 it would stop manufacturing Diesel & Gasoline powered vehicles.
- Audi Opens EV Fast Charging Stations
- Six Reservable Fast Charging Points
- Stations to Offer Executive Lounge & Services