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Suzuki?Motorcycle India Confidential Limited?has introduced ?BS IV compliant Gixxer and Access 130 which also get the Automobile Headlamp On (AHO) function to check out the Government of India polices which will be in effect coming from April 1, 2017.

Apart on the market updates, the Gixxer has also been equipped with new graphics and colours and a straightforward lens LED tail lamp.?The Gixxer using a rear disc choices are now?available in Three or more new colours – Gem Mira Red and Wine glass Sparkle Black, Metallic Triton Blue while the butt drum variant gets exactly the Glass Sparkle Dark in addition to the existing colorings. The SF variants receive the new palette at the same time.

The Access 125 isn’t getting an additional updates besides the addition of a new?Material Sonic Silver tone.

Commenting on the new colour offerings, Mr. Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, SMIPL, said Since their unveiling, the Gixxers and the Different Access 125 get gained immense recognition in the their types. In order to provide all of our customers with environment-friendly technology in line with the hottest regulations, these cars now comply with BS-IV and likewise feature AHO. We are as well refreshing this assortment with new colouring & graphic variants. For that New Access, the actual Metallic Sonic Metalic is aimed at the fashion informed customers who are trying to find more options in terms of modern styling. A Gixxer and Gixxer SF 2017 variants appeals to the young participant who wants to make a type statement on their necessarily mean machines. We are certain that these new colorings will find universal overall appeal and further propel the growth in their adequate segments.

Only Bajaj Auto offers upgraded its whole line-up of vehicles to date to meet the Bull crap IV norms nonetheless slowly, other producers are following suit. The Suzukis now find added to the list associated with BS IV agreeable bikes we had a short while ago told you about.


Maruti Suzuki has launched a restricted Edition trim of the Ertiga, which comes at a beginning price of Rs. 5.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), inclusive of the actual accessories package. The actual Limited edition trim is only available on the VXi as well as the VDi variants.

Maruti Suzuki launched a Ertiga in 2012 and the corporation has sold over some lakh vehicles till date. The Limited Edition sports activities a new Exquisite Maroon human body colour, redesigned aluminum wheels, a rejuvenated wood finished log cabin, front armrest, ambient white-colored lighting and brand-new seat covers.

Commenting within the launch, R. Ohydrates. Kalsi, Executive Director Internet marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India, claimed, Ertiga is a complete MPV bundle which offers space, versatility, technology and benefit. The all-new features of Ertiga Unique highlight the companys target building a customer connect through product differentiation while creating pleasure. Customers have always treasured the Ertiga for its sophisticated style, contemporary appears to be like and flexibility. This Special edition will further reinforce brand Ertiga.


Yamaha Motor India possesses recalled the YZF-R3 adhering to reports of the motorbike being recalled in the united states as well. In a declaration, Yamaha has said that they have thought of 1155 units due to a downside detected in the fuel tank bracket and the primary switch sub assembly. This is going to affect nearly all models in India.

We have a acquired a statement from Yamaha declaring, The YZF-R3 is an exceptional entertainer and has been very successful in Indian roads. Recently, the parent company Yamaha Continuous-duty motor Co. Ltd., Japan has detected your defect in its Gas tank Bracket and Key Switch Sub Assy and has now announced a recall. In India, this may affect 1155 vehicles.

Yamaha could replace the defective elements with a modified one particular free of cost under a manufacturing plant modification campaign in Yamaha dealerships. The company is going to communicate to the consumers directly for the substitute exercise that would start off immediately.

About the defective parts, it is the gas tank bracket that may get taking the beating due to engine vibrations which, in turn, could have created the fuel tank to break into and causing a petrol leak. The other part that is defective is definitely the power switch assembly that is going to corrode because of vividness of water, from rainwater or moisture, consequently giving a beginning issue.

This is not the 1st time that Yamaha has thought of the YZF-R3. The Japanese maker had recalled close to 15000 YZF-R3s for faulty engine oil pumps, transmission along with front brakes during Japan. These motorcycles were manufactured between March and May 2016.


Land Rover has officially raised from the dead the Velar name, which has been what the Range Rover model was called way back in 1969. At the time, when technical engineers needed to hide the identity of the 27 pre-productions vehicles the company was working on, they decided to call the prototypes Velar C derived from the actual Latin word valare, meaning a veil.

As of at this point, the company has only launched one complete image of the Velar, from which you could deduce the impressive panoramic sunroof and a bigger infotainment system. The 2017 Vary Rover Velar will be a little bigger than the Evoque, but smaller than the Sport. From the appearance of it, the Velar appears to be more of an on-road vehicle than off-road. Apart from the above mentioned, the company has not introduced any other details as well as specifications about the luxury SUV yet.

Gerry McGovern, Get Rover Chief Design Officer, said We call this Velar the avant garde Assortment Rover.? It brings a whole new dimension of attraction, modernity and elegance to the model. The Range Rover Velar changes every little thing. Watch this place for more updates about the Velar soon.


Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.?has reported a free nation-wide mega assistance camp, named M-Plus, to its range of personal motor vehicles.

The range ?includes Bolero, Scorpio, Thar, Xylo, NuvoSport, Quanto, Verito, Verito Feel, Logan, XUV500, TUV300, KUV100 and even the Rexton. That customer-centric initiative will be organized between February Eighteen and February Twenty six, 2017 at over 500 accepted service workshops throughout the country.

The service camp is it being organised across the country in every major cities, furnishing Mahindra owners with the probability to ensure that their cars are in top condition. Shoppers can avail of a comprehensive 75-point check on each motor vehicle, completely free of expense, through trained employees. In addition, customers can also get the opportunity to avail of special discounts on spare parts as well as labour and acquire exciting prizes.

Contact your own nearest Mahindra dealer for more details.


If you get India right, then you can get the entire world, said Tata Motors President Guenter Butschek at the Tata Motors pavilion at the 87th Geneva International Motor Present. And with that he took the wraps off the first car to become produced under the TAMO sub-brand that is certainly christened Racemo.

RaceMo, as we had forecast earlier, will be a two-seater sportscar that is based on their completely new MOFlex Multi-Material Sandwich (MMS) structural flip platform. What more essentially get butterfly-doors, LED headlamps, suitable container seats and lots of composite materials. At the heart of the Racemo will be a One.2-litre three cylinder Revotron turbocharged gasoline engine, mated to a 6-speed AMT signal with paddle adjust. The performance results are staggering since the car is suggested to have 187 horses less than its hood having peak torque rated at 210Nm, helping the car go from nought to a hundred in under six seconds.

Befitting the look, Racemo comes with low profile tyres with 17-inch other metals upfront and 18-inch alloys at the back with double wishbone independent suspensions for every wheel.?Given?this performance that it boasts, it requires equal?support in retardation which it does using disc brakes on both ends bolstered by?ABS with?EBD.

TAMO had announced that it is Indias first connected auto as with their partnership with Microsoft would help Racemo remain hooked up to the internet. Another perk with tying up with Master of science is that the Racemo will be the very first Indian car for being part of the massively popular racing game Forza Horizon 3, as you could easily get your hands on the car prior to when the car hits your roads.

Tata have announced that there will be a competition version of the?Racemo?referred to as the Racemo +, which was also launched.?While details of this racing activities happen to be yet to be divulged, a possibility of a one-make series can be possible in the future future from TAMO.

The creation of the Racemo is limited for you to 1000 numbers and definitely will hit the Native american market by X-mas this year. Hope you pick one in your stockings this year!

Tata also showcased a couple upcoming models from Geneva. Firstly, the below 4-metre sedan?based on the Tiago C a Tigor and their new strong SUV Nexon. The company indicates that the Tigor will be unveiled on March 28 with bookings to begin with soon.

Missed the introduction event? Click here for the Youtube . com video.


The little birdie seems to have been right. KTM has unveiled the 250 Fight it out in India while we had told you?this morning. Priced at Rs A person.73 lakh the Two hundred and fifty Duke is an all-new bicycle that has been added to KTM’ohydrates basket in India. Meanwhile, the MY17 is 390 Duke costs Rs 2.20 lakh and the 200 Duke come at a price tag of Rs Just one.43 lakh.

KTM has been by now manufacturing the Two hundred fifty Duke in Indian for the?European?marketplace; but in 2016, they also created it in Australia. And as it makes it to our shores, the actual dynamics of the entry-level effectiveness bike have been completely evolved for the better. Powered by a single-cylinder, 249cc, liquid-cooled engine this churns out 29.5bhp and 24Nm, expect the 250cc to provide the 300cc bikes in the market some sort of run for their income.?It also gets dual-channel Abdominal muscles as standard.?Your 250 comes with the older instrument cluster (when seen on the MY2016 100 Duke) and even the actual split headlight which can be present on the Three hundred and ninety Duke has been provided a miss. Controls duties taken care and attention by MRF Revz C1s.?In terms of the beauty differences, the Two hundred fifity gets a bit sombre white-black livery utilizing even the rims coloured black rather than the old fashioned orange.

Coming to the Three hundred and ninety, which is a radical redesign, it has now recently been stylised in keeping with the design style adopted these days across the Duke vary which began together with the 1290 Super Duke.?Even so, the engine continues to be the same. The Fight it out had already obtained the slipper clutch refreshed engine during the MY16 age group, but it now will get ride-by-wire technology and an upswept wear out like the one found on the a short while ago launched RC390. The added gain the ride-by-wire technology accounts for the possibility of adding different riding modes producing the new Duke additional accessible to ride.

But the largest change the new Three hundred and ninety Duke gets will be the revised trellis frame. This orange coloured framework gets a new butt sub-section which gives the rear a far sleeker look. Likewise revised is the direction head which has improved by a single education to 66, making leading end a bit sharper. Couple it having a slightly narrower handlebar and also you get a naked hooligan displaying the Duke marker with pride. The top WP USD forks usually are carried forward, and the travel is only 142mm, 8mm lesser than before. The change inside steering angle along with the stiffer front end will need to result in better switch ins.

The split headlights are something in a straight line out of a Transformers dvd and leave you drooling with delight. A edgy body panels tend to be even more outrageous than ever before and with the KTM orange-white colour scheme, I will be completely mesmerised. The fuel tank is now larger by way of a good three litres, now at 10.4-litres, making it touring warm and friendly.

Remember the old instrument bunch which greeted people with Ready To Race any time you turned on the key? That has now presented way for a TFT-display television screen which relates each of the necessary data. A further night display method will make the screen visible during decreased light situations. Clients of the 390 Challenge each other have another treat in store, as the present can be hooked up together with your smartphone via the KTM Our Ride mobile application form which the rider can buy at his dealer for a nominal fee.

However, the 200 Fight it out fans will be a little underwhelmed to hear which except for the addition of Bachelor of science IV kit and new colour strategies, the bike continues absolutely unchanged.

All in all, there are enough and many more reasons for KTM lovers to remain excited by the new entries in the firm that is sure to keep the competition on its toes.


Maruti Suzuki is the most successful hatchback dealer in India from the times of the 800. While it has normally made nippy hatchbacks, there was never a specific effectiveness variant. That changes now with the Baleno RS.

The Baleno RS takes on a Polo GT TSI in the popular hatch segment as well as argue that it fractures the Figo 1.5 and the Abarth Punto with its efficiency figures. Powering the particular Baleno RS is a 1-litre 3-cylinder Boosterjet generator making 100.5bhp associated with power and 150Nm connected with torque. The Boosterjet motor is a new turbo-petrol motor that is short on a single cylinder to the common Baleno, but courtesy a variable geometry turbocharger, makes Eighteen.bhp and 35Nm more than that.

In addition to the more impressive engine is better ceasing power with game brakes for the backside wheels as well. To really make the RS stand out, them gets revised back and front bumpers with black plastic-type material cladding, a different mesh grill and blackened A-pillars. The black colored theme continues with the alloy wheels on and on by the amount of shifts that have been made externally, youd expect something similar within the car as well. Sadly, that is not the case since the interiors are identical to your regular Baleno. The heartening point however is the presence of a 5-speed manual gearbox in the Baleno and not a new automatic, immediately boosting its value to be a drivers car. Besides the Urs, only the Abarth Punto comes with a handbook gearbox, and if it’s anything like the common Baleno, the RS must be an involving auto to drive.

We will be driving the car tomorrow on the BIC so stay tuned for a detailed review.


Tata Motors announce an AMT variant of the Tiago which will be available only in the top of the line XZA trim, costing Rs. 5.22 lakh ex-showroom Delhi.

The 1.2-litre three-cylinder Revotron petrol generator is now mated to a five-speed AMT gear box. The power and twisting figures remain unchanged at 85hp and 114Nm but the truth is now get a couple of driving modes to your engine C Sport as well as City.

The new powertrain likewise gets a creep feature which enables the car to proceed forward once the foot brake pedal is despondent, without having to press the accelerator.

With the AMT gas variant, Tata Motors endeavor to take the fight to the Maruti Suzuki Celerio AMT which is the only additional AMT offering in the area. The pricing hence is spot on, as the new Tiago is Players. 14,000 less than the Celerio in the similar trim.

This launch scars the start of the cord of new vehicles in the company, with the new TAMO car being highlighted tomorrow at Geneva after which it following it up while using the Tiagos sedan variant C the particular Tigor.


Mercedes-Benz has launched the 5th generation E-Class today within both petrol and diesel engine variants. Priced boldy, The E200 costs Urs 56.16 lakh although the E350d costs Rs Sixty nine.47 lakh. The E-Class certainly a important model regarding Mercedes-Benz as it contributes to through 30 per cent on the total sales for your German carmaker.

India will be getting merely the extended wheelbase variant which might be had with the selections of both, a 4-cylinder gasoline and a V6 diesel unit. The 2-litre petrol product on the E200 makes 181bhp together with 300Nm while the 3-litre Diesel powerplant makes 255bhp and a whopping 620Nm of torque. The engines are mated into a 9-speed automatic gearbox. Your 0-100kmph figures are reasonable too with the gasoline clocking it in 8-10.5 seconds as the diesel is almost quicker by 2 seconds at 6.Half-dozen seconds.

The E-Class comes full of features such as touch-based settings on the steering wheel, reclining rear seats (nearly 37 degree) by using memory feature, Burmester 13-speaker hifi integrated with a Twelve.3-inch infotainment system (Android Car and Apple CarPlay standard), panoramic sunroof and parking assist with a All over camera view.

The LWB E-Class comes only in Indian in the right hand drive format. Developed for the Indian industry, it is the first vehicle ever to be regionally produced by Mercedes-Benz. With the next generation BMW 5 Line launching soon about our shores as well as Audi A6 expected approaching next year, it will be deal with to watch how the story shapes up for your luxury car message from here.