The month of September 2014 already marked commencement of festivities, so the number of car launches can be seen enhanced tremendously from the recent past. Post Lok Sabha elections, the market condition of India is perpetually getting better, automakers couldn’t control the excitement to roll out the new babies.
Here, the list of cars that are going to launch soon in this month depicts the year 2014 may have some remarkable icons in the repertoire. So, read on to find more about them.
Ciaz, the entry-ticket of Maruti to penetrate the segment above Rs 10 lakh bolsters heavy expectations from both the ends. Audience too needs a Maruti that could be well-designed but priced efficiently. Ciaz has all those in abundance, with the engine options of 1.4L petrol (91bhp/130Nm) and 1.3L diesel (89bhp/200Nm) mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The options of 4-speed automatic will also be given putted on sale based on customer’s demand.
Renault Duster AWD
Renault India delivered its International wing which they hadn’t expected of. Having sold Dusters in so great numbers, this Indian market got listed in the top five positions of that world’s cheapest SUV badge. Rolling a facelift soon, the automaker had said to bring in an AWD version. This will not be a permanent four-wheeled but would have traction control. The 110PS 1.5L K9K diesel is the only trim to receive this.
Skoda Yeti facelift:
Skoda’s attempt to revamp its image is now depended on the Yeti facelift. As already roped it at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014, the responses seemed may not have taken the Skoda that strongly, so as of now the new Czech SUV will be brought to sales floor only in top-end Elegance trim. The technicalities to remain unchanged, and the all-wheel drive as well as front-wheel drive will have 138bhp and 108.5bhp respectively from a 2.0L TDI diesel engine mated to 6-speed gearbox.
New Mercedes E350 CDI
Despite spending only few months on the sales floor, the new E-Class has re-defined the mid-size luxury segment with the angular yet devilish headlamps infused into a single cluster. The 350 CDI positioned above the E250 CDI, its engine specifications are rumoured to be of a 3.0-liter V6 diesel producing 254bhp and 620Nm of torque.
The Gallardo’s replacement Huracan is going to make the Indian debut this month with price tag grossing in excess of Rs 3.88 crores. So, those who are able to afford it will not be reading this post, because of their highly serious business schedule. Still, the Lamborghini had made Huracan to slot their supercars in the fleet of workhorses, which wasn’t possible earlier – that same Bull to be taken to office and the racetrack without making changes.
The fact that Fiat presently is not in the swing to launch anything new, except the Avventura. With this only model in the backend after the Punto Evo, the crossover-cum-hatchback is a fresh-made item to the industry, wrought to cater the sidelines of off-roader and a convenient hatchback. The official bookings are opened. Price will be at premium than Evo, drawing an only rival in the league named Toyota Etios Cross.
New Volkswagen Cross Polo, GT TSI and GT TDI
New VW Polo in India is not as effectively tweaked as the international version. In short, the company rolled out the hatchback facelift for a treat to outcast the old model. Though, its other trims that were left in the dark (like Cross Polo, GT TSI and GT TDI) will see the daylight soon. The pricing will not be offensively premium. Some sources even claimed to have received the deliveries prior the official launch.