Top India Car News This Week: Tata Punch Unveiled, Mahindra XUV700 Bookings Begin and Price Increase, and MG Astor Launch
Over the past seven days, we’ve seen some important updates regarding the XUV700, Astor, and Punch. Meanwhile, the Matte editions of Rapid, Polo and Vento were launched.
This week was dedicated to the Mahindra XUV700. He received two new variants, reservations started and prices were increased. Tata also fully unveiled the Punch micro SUV and Mercedes launched the more affordable locally assembled S-Class in India. Read ahead for this week’s biggest headlines:
Tata Punch unveiled
Tata has officially unveiled the Punch SUV, detailing its engine specs, variants and features. Even the characteristics and colors of the variants have been revealed. We also drove it and here is our first impression.
Mahindra XUV700 Updates
Mahindra began reservations on October 7, but the first batch of 25,000 units sold out in just 57 minutes.
After that, the introductory prices were over and the SUV became more expensive up to Rs 50,000.
On October 8, the second batch was open for reservations but was full within two hours. With this, the XUV700 received over 50,000 reservations.
Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Polo and Rapid get matte editions
The Limited Edition Matte Edition was introduced on the Rapid, Polo and Vento for a premium price. All three cars are the first in the segment to be offered with the option of matte color.
Toyota Fortuner Legender 4WD launched
Toyota introduced 4WD on the top-of-the-line Fortuner Legender variant, for a significant premium. Read here to find out what’s new.
The name of the new Skoda sedan announced
Skoda has announced the name of the sedan that will replace the Rapid in the coming months. Here’s what you need to know.
Presentation of the locally assembled Mercedes Benz S-Class
The S-Class has become more affordable as the sedan will now be sold in India via the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route and not as a fully imported model. Here are all the details.
Maruti Baleno Interior
The interior of the Maruti Baleno 2022 was spied on for the first time. According to spy shots, it will get a lot of improvements, including a new dashboard design. Read here to find out more.
Launch of the MG Astor
MG will launch the Astor on October 11. All details including engine specifications and features of the compact SUV have been revealed so far.
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