In this episode of Auto Shorts, we bring you this week’s news from the Automobile Industry In India:
- Tata Altroz DCA launches on 21st March, 2022.
- Honda Africa Twin launched in India.
- Royal Enfield Scram 411 launched.
- Jeep Meridian to be launched soon.
Royal Enfield Scram 411 Launched
Royal Enfield has launched an all-new product in its line-up based on the off-road bred Himalayan. The Scram 411 is a toned-down scrambler version of the bulky off-road centric Himalayan. The Scram has been designed keeping urban ride-ability in mind. It gets the same 411cc engine as the Himalayan, which develops 24 HP & 32 Nm of Torque. The Himalayan Scram 411 has been launched at a price of Rs 2.03 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
- Engine – 411cc
- Power- 24 HP & 32 Nm Torque
- Price- Rs 2.03 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
Tata Altroz DCA launches on 21st March, 2022
Tata Motors has confirmed that they will launch the Dual-Clutch Automatic Altroz, tomorrow on 21st of March. The Altroz DCA has been one of the important launches for the brand, as customers have been waiting for the automatic variant of the Altroz, since the Altroz was only being offered with the manual transmission. The Automatic Altroz will derive power from the 1.2-L Revotron petrol engine, developing 86 HP & 113 Nm of Torque.
- Engine- 1.2 L Revotron Petrol Engine
- Power- 86 HP & 113 Nm Torque
Jeep Meredian To Launch Soon
Jeep India is in the process of developing the 7-seater version of the Compass, which will be launched soon under badge of the Meredian. The Meredian will be powered by the same powertrains as the Compass, the 1.4 L petrol engine & the 2.0 L turbo diesel engine. These engines will be paired to a 6- Speed Manual or a 9-Speed Torque Converter Automatic. There might be a variant with the Dual-Clutch transmission, however it is not confirmed as of now.
The Meredian is expected to be kitted better than the Compass in terms of features as it is expected to launch around the price range of Rs 22-33 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Expected Price- Rs 22-33 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
Honda Africa Twin Launched
The Adventure touring based motorcycle from Honda, the Africa Twin has recently been launched in India. The engine powering the two-wheeler is a 1082cc engine capable of developing 98 HP & 103 Nm of Torque. The bike is offered with a 6-Speed Manual or a 6- Speed DCA transmission. Being an adventure-touring two-wheeler it comes with a host of safety features along with terrain modes to make the ride easier and comfortable. The Africa Twin is priced at Rs 16.01 Lakhs for the manual & Rs 17.55 Lakhs for the DCA transmission.
- Engine- 1082cc
- Power- 98 HP & 103 Nm Torque
- Gearbox- 6-Speed Manual/DCA
- Safety Features- ABS & Torque Control
- Price – Rs 16.01-17.55 Lakhs (ex-showroom)
That’s all for now in the roundup from all the news from automobile industry in India!