Monday, 28 November 2011

Facelifted Chevrolet Aveo U-VA review

Another good news from General Motors it comes that now the company has developed the refreshed model of its popular hatchback Chevrolet Aveo U-VA which has recently been spied on the roads during taking test run. The facelifted Chevrolet Aveo U-VA looks more premier and impressive than current running model. Now General Motors will soon announce the launch of the new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA which is specially developed for India, China and Brazil. And after successfully launching of diesel model of Chevrolet Beat diesel the new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA will be the next new car launch in India by the US auto Major.

In this facelifted Chevrolet Aveo U-VA review we remarking the spied features and specs which make it decent and mindblowing in its category. After showing facelifted Chevrolet Aveo U-VA pictures it's front looks fully inspired with Chevrolet Beat that make it more impressive than current running model. The Chevrolet Aveo U-VA price for this facelift version is expected some more than current model. Currently, its base variant is available at Rs. 4.07 lakh ex-showroom Delhi while the base model of new Avatar would be available at 4.30 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi or may be cheaper.

The facelifted Chevrolet Aveo U-VA features and specifications are expected more than current model and it would come equipped with luxury interior and classy exterior which make it decent in the segment. The company would offer high safety features along with comfort and convenience features. The expected Chevrolet Aveo U-VA variants for the new version are same like base, LS, LT option and LT. Another good news for this Chevrolet hatchback lovers it is that now the company offering a diesel model which is speculated fuel economical.

The new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA will come quipped with refreshed 1.2L, 4 Cylinder petrol engine generating out peak power of 76 PS at 5500 rpm and top torque of 110 Nm at 4400 rpm. Meanwhile, diesel model of the popular hatchback will have a 1.4L diesel mill. Current running petrol model offers mileage of 11.9 kmpl in city and 14.7 on highways while the new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA mileage is expected impressive which ensure to attract buyers. Overall, the new version of popular premium hatchback would be capable to give stiff competition to Hyundai i20, Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Skoda Fabia and Nissan Micra etc. India available popular big hatches.

Along with the new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA the company will also launch a facelifted for its popular luxury SUV Chevrolet Captiva in the month of January next year. Meanwhile, a new Chevrolet MPV is also in pipe line that will be displayed at New Delhi Auto Expo 2012.

Beside this, some of newly launched car models in India are Nissan Sunny, Mahindra XUV 500, Honda Brio, New Tata Indica Vista, New Maruti Swift, New Volkswagen Jetta, New Honda Jazz, Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Fiesta, Audi A6, Tata Aria 4x2, New Tata Indica Xeta and so on.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Mahindra launches Scorpio LX 4wd

Mahindra & Mahindra, the country's largest Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) marker has recently offered a 4x4 wheel drive version for its popular model Mahindra Scorpio LX which was available only in 4x2 wheel drive option. The company has offered 6 models in Mahindra Scorpio such as VLX, VLX AT, SLE, LX, EX and Getaway. Before the launch of Mahindra Scorpio LX 4wd, only Getaway and VLX were having only this 4wd variant but now the three versions of Scorpio are available in this range. With the launch of this 4x4 wheel drive version of Mahindra Scorpio the company hopes good sales of this brand against some of rivals.

Mahindra Scorpio LX 4wd price is Rs. 9.18 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi which almost Rs. 1.2 lakh more expensive than its 4x2 wheel drive sibling. It comes equipped with 2.2-litre MHawk engine that makes out maximum power of 120 bhp and peak torque of 290 Nm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission same as 4x2 wheel drive version. But the expected Mahindra Scorpio LX 4wd mileage is less than rear wheel version. And it would provide average mileage of of about 8 to 9 kmpl. But with including this new version Mahindra Scorpio has been strong model and capable to brake the market share of Chevrolet Tavera, Force One and Tata Safari.

Mahindra Scorpio LX 4wd features and specifications are mostly same as the current running 4x2 wheel drive version and some of newly included features are Manual HVAC, rear AC vents, power windows, tilt-adjustable steering, manual central locking, Tachometer, dual trip-meter, shift-on-the-fly 4WD system with High / Low ratio, Side impact beams, load-sensing brakes, crumple zones, Two 12 V power sockets, Roof rails, pintel hook, silver steel wheels, bonnet scoop, rear spoiler, matt bumpers etc. On the Internet Mahindra Scorpio LX 4wd pictures available which appear just like its base rear wheel drive version.

This newly launched 4x4 wheel drive version of popular Mahindra SUV has shift-on-the-fly and Borg-Warner transfer-case system that transmits power to the front-wheels as well at the flick of a switch which is very well admired by Mahindra Scorpio LX 4wd review. Overall, now the Mahindra Scorpio is more powerful model than old one and expected to accomplish tremendous response from customers.

Beside this, in Indian auto market some of newly launched car models are new Tata Nano, Skoda Rapid, Nissan Sunny, Mahindra XUV 500, Honda Brio, New Maruti Swift, New Volkswagen Jetta, New Honda Jazz, Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Beat diesel, Audi A6 and so on.

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Skoda Citigo Launch is on hold for upcoming Volkswagen Up!

Confusions! Confusions! And ultimately loads of confusions for customers that where to go. In Indian automotive industry it’s seemed like each of auto giant is not in mood to leave even a single option for its competitors to achieve rivalry against. Here in India, the name of Volkswagen Group has been called among the big names of auto industry. Presently, Skoda is managing its operational achievements as active division of it and as fully owned subsidiary of Czech automotive manufacturer Skoda Auto. Since 2001 the company is active in the sphere of cars production and Skoda Octavia is nothing but the best at first stroke. Now, the company is going to introduce Citigo to make its admirers feel heart content across the country likewise other continents in which Citigo has been admiring by users.

As per the words of top executive of Skoda India, the Skoda Citigo launch is not planning for now means it’ll not be in coming year 2012 instead, this small car of Skoda will sprinkle the dust of its excellence by 2013. There is genuine reason of that, this time in the house of Volkswagen preparations of Volkswagen Up are been made attentively. Thereafter, the turn comes of its promotional activities to achieve favorable response around. So, for now, there is no scope of any other engagements due to this exhausting schedule.

Also, earlier, the news about Skoda Fabia Scout launch was in the air but for now all the words by sources are only and only for these upcoming newbie – Volkswagen Up and Skoda Citigo. This is glimpse of efforts only for hatchback segments by the company and in sedan segment the workaholic engineers have done their best possible work over Skoda Rapid. The Rapid launch has been fixed for this coming 16th November by company’s decisive heads. It’ll have the competition mainly against Honda City who have been dominated this segment for long.

In India, Skoda Citigo will make its debut in value-to-money segment. If it’s so, then it’ll be proven as Skoda’s most reasonable effort to entertain the desires of common men of India. The upcoming Citigo will have all of the stretches of quality runner like high fuel economy, low entry price and low emissions and solidity built product. The late in its launch has also been confirmed by its top executives. Most of the cars which have scheduled to be launched in coming year 2012, will get showcased in 2012 Indian Auto Expo. But there is no inkling about the launch of Skoda Citigo in this event. So, the hopes have been glued with the year 2013.

Monday, 14 November 2011

Maruti Swift verses Volkswagen Polo

Just a while ago Maruti has made major changes to its Swift and launched New Swift against new-age mushroomed rivals like Chevrolet Beat, Ford Figo, Tata New Indica Vista, Hyundai i10, etc. Among them Volkswagen Polo is in great demand and having good approach to customer’s yearning. In present, as concern to competence, both of them are standing in front of each other and try their hardest to overturn each other. So, it’s must to have knowledge about their differences so that a genuine decision can be taken that which one is best to buy.

Touching to Facts of Performance

Both of them are available in demanded fuel options i.e. diesel and petrol. Swift Diesel is having the packaging of 1.3 liter DDiS engine that can generate the maximum power and torque of 75 PS at 4000 rpm and 190 NM at 2000 rpm whereas Swift Petrol Engine is recently been revised with more filtration so that it can be economic in fuel consumption. 1.2 liter K-Series engine with VVT technology is been fitted to it and can generate the maximum power of 87 PS at 6000 rpm and the torque of 114 NM at 4000 rpm.

Comparatively, Volkswagen Polo Diesel has the engine of 1.2 liter along with 3-Cylinder technology. And it can have the maximum outcome of 75 PS at 4200 rpm and 180 NM at 2000 rpm. While, Polo Petrol Engine has the engagement of equally powered 1.2 Liter 3-Cylinder and in-Line packaging so that it can generate the responsive power and torque of 75 PS at 5400 rpm and 110 NM at 3750. Also, to add more aggression in performance there is one more option has been introduced by Volkswagen’s expert i.e. 1.6 liter of petrol engine.

But for adequacy, if we compare all of them except 1.6 liter Polo Petrol then New Swift is good at this extent.

Touching to Facts of Prices

Maruti New Swift Prices are been fixed on the bracket of Rs. 4,22,341 to Rs.6,37,903 whereas the Polo Prices are been tied up the tags of Rs. 4, 57,000 to the tags of Rs.7, 06,200. Comparatively, Polo prices are expensive than Swift so we can say that including performance, it’s also good at reasonability.

Touching to Facts of Fuel Economy

As concern to the lasting of pocket burden, Swift Diesel Mileage has the best output of 19.5 km/l and 14.5 km/l over city-roads whereas Swift Petrol Mileage is of 17.5 km/l on highways and 13.5 km/l on the roads of jam-packed city-roads.

Polo Diesel Mileage is been admiring by the customers for the figures of 15.5 km/l on city-roads and 21 km/l on freeways and the mileage of Polo Petrol is been coming with the maximum output of 17 km/l on highways and 12.5 km/l on urban-roads.

At Last

Maruti Swift is having the extent of best buy as compared to Volkswagen Polo because it has both of the essential aspects of price economy and fuel optimization. Also, its worthiness has strongly been backed by good resale value.

Monday, 7 November 2011

Indian Volkswagen Up anticipated in Jan 2012!

Volkswagen is having its brand image in Indian auto world and is quite famous for its excellence over mushrooming challenges. Its Volkswagen Up is also portraying of its expertise in the section of small cars that’s getting good response from users in international market. Now it’s going to get the nutshell of Indian Volkswagen Up with relevant changes as per the Indian competition. It’ll be here by Jan 2012 in which only 2 months are left. The major change which is fixed to be done is its four door structure instead of two doors which is quite popular in overseas market.

The Volkswagen Up prices will also reported to be most challenging against same segment leaders like Maruti Swift, Toyota Etios Liva, Tata Indica Vista, Chevrolet Beat, Hyundai i10 and Ford Figo. As per its competitiveness industry’s experts are predicting that it’ll carry the range of Rs. 4 lakh to Rs.5 lakh in which all of its destined competency will come to achieve. So, there is no doubt that Volkswagen is pacing on its way to hold the crowning position in each of its participating sphere. And by the time, its efforts are taking shapes in all favorable way.

Lastly, both of its Volkswagen Vento and Polo had have got prominent upgradations. By the fine hands of Volkswagen’s engineers both of their appearance get molded and re-introduced as Vento Breeze and Polo Breeze Limited Edition. And of them managing quality time of tough challenges for their rivals like Maruti Swift Dzire Sedan and Swift Hatchback, Tata Indigo and Indica Vista, Ford Fiesta and Ford Figo, etc. Recently, it’s been come to know that super-luxury compact car Volkswagen Beetle is going to get its first ever challenger i.e. BMW Mini Cooper. The Mini Cooper prices are expecting to carry the range of Rs. 25 lakh to Rs. 30 lakh against Beetle price tag of Rs. 21.35 lakh.

As far as the performance concerned, the Volkswagen Up engine is expected to absorb the activeness of 1.0 liter petrol packaging. It’ll have 1 gasoline engine backing of 3-Cylinder turbocharged technology so that it can afford the power generation of around 68 BHP – 74 BHP. And it’ll be fitted unlike Tata Nano and awaited much Hyundai 800cc compact car. But in future there will be no scope of Volkswagen Up Diesel instead, Volkswagen Up CNG or Volkswagen Up Electric are much anticipated at the stretch of its upgradation.

Friday, 4 November 2011

Renault Pulse! The small beast on big feast by Jan 2012

India is proud to achieve the 2nd position in the global segment of auto development after China. The success of it mainly relies on the middle-class segment where there is still the huge scope of double-digit growth. The achievements of Maruti Suzuki are the perfect example of this and now in this lead the Renault has also put its best foot forward. Freshly, it has launched Renault Pulse in the segment of small cars in India which will be on sales by the second week of approaching Jan 2012.

Surprisingly, the Renault has made such penny-wise engagement by the dint of Renault Pulse for the very first time in India. In fact, no one had have expected this thing from Renault’s side as its prominence has been tied with the lasting thread of C Segment creations. Also, concernedly, its masterminds are planning to enter into India’s one of the most profitable sphere i.e. entry-level hatchback segment which is ruled by the Maruti’s Alto since long. And recently the Hyundai Motors has also dared to infiltrate into the kingdom of Alto by Hyundai Eon.

Renault Pulse is its third-next in the order of quality products and before it Renault Fluence and Koleos has been launched. Both of them have done very well at their own sphere of performance but from Pulse hatchback the company has loads of expectations. It’s obvious to have so because while materializing the plotted concept makers put their level best efforts to make it bon-bonne. So, here also the expert engineers of Renault Motors have made their best to make the best of Pulse’s competency against challenging runners like Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Ford Figo, New Tata Indica Vista and Toyota Etios Liva.

Although, the performance of Pulse has the grounds of the platform of Nissan Micra, it was also developed by Renault’s Design Center in Mumbai. Because of this, the indulgence of Pulse comes to approach sporty profile and numerous quality features like electronic folding mirrors and push-button start. And the Pulse engine will carry the activeness in its performance by 1.5 liter diesel engine that claims as best-in-class to fuel optimization. So, we can expect that its existence will be proved as turning point in the global strategy of Renault India. Presently, the company is having its dominance in France, Spain, Brazil, Germany, Iran, Italy, Russia and many other countries.

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

BMW Mini Cooper, A luxury small car in India

The country's largest luxury car maker BMW India, subsidiary of Germany based BMW, is now ready to dive in the Indian luxury small car market and planing to launch its popular small luxury car, BMW Mini Cooper very soon. BMW Mini Cooper is the most popular luxury small car in European market which now will be available in India too. The company will officially launch the all the new BMW Mini Cooper in the Indian market at the upcoming Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi. After that it will be available for Indian luxury car lovers.

India coming luxury small car, BMW Mini Cooper would give stiff competition to Volkswagen Beetle which is dominating the segment since its launch. Just like European market the company will offer all the BMW Mini Cooper variants to the Indian auto customers like BMW Mini Cooper One, BMW Mini Cooper, BMW Mini Cooper S, BMW Mini Cooper Cabrio, BMW Mini Cooper Coupe and BMW Mini Cooper Countryman which increase the customer's variant choice on large scale.

It is expected that this luxury small car will be available in India as CBU (Completely Built Unit) but after some time it would be available through CKD. The all new BMW Mini Cooper price may fall in the range of Rs. 22 to Rs. 25 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi and with this price range it will give stiff competition to Volkswagen Beetle, Auto A1 and Mercedes A and B Class (upcoming) which are the another popular luxury small cars in India.

The all new BMW Mini Cooper will be served to the Indian customers only in petrol model. This petrol model of the luxury hatchback will come powered by a 1.6L, 1598 CC petrol engine that makes max power of 120 Bhp at 6000 rpm top torque of 160 Nm at 4250 rpm. A Six speed manual transmission system is expected to be offered in it. A cheaper priced 1.4L petrol engine variant of the car is also expected that makes peak power of 75 bhp and top torque of 160 Nm. The BMW Mini Cooper mileage is expected 12 kmpl in city and 16 kmpl on highways.

India bound BMW Mini Cooper features and specifications are just like a luxury sedan which prove it decent and one step ahead than another small car luxury cars in India. Xenon headlamps, multiple trip meters, parking sensors, fog lamps, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, all power windows, power steering, central locking, rear wiper, washer and defogger are expected safety features of BMW Mini Cooper while foldable top, sportier dashboard, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), electric sunroof, Auto headlamps and auto wiper many more features will be available in top-end models as standard.

In this popular BMW small car 4 passenger can sit easily. So, BMW Mini Cooper dimension is good like its height is 1407 mm, length is 3699 mm, and width is 1683 mm. After showing India bound BMW Mini Cooper pictures it appears an idol small car luxury car for the BMW car lovers. So now get ready to enjoy the German Mini machine very soon.

On the other hand, some of new car models have also been launched in India like Nissan Sunny, New Tata Indica Vista, Force One, New Maruti Swift, New Volkswagen Jetta, New Honda Jazz, Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Beat diesel, Audi A6, Tata Aria 4x2, new Tata Indica Xeta, Honda Brio etc.