As per Society for Indian Mobile Automobile Manufacturers Association (SIAM) head Sugato Sen, this year’s show will be much higher than the 2016 edition, which saw only two-three launches. The new launches and the unveiling of the products will be from across segments –passenger and commercial vehicles and two-wheelers. We will be bringing the latest of the Auto Expo 2018 from the event itself on the regular basis.
The first day of the Auto Expo 2018 saw concepts from Maruti Suzuki, Renault, KIA Kotors along with the launch of the Hyundai Ioniq and Elite i20 (2018) among others. Hyundai i20 (2018) Petrol starts from Rs 5.34 lakh (ex-Delhi). The Diesel version starts at Rs 6.73 lakh and goes way up to Rs 9.15 lakh.
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Woaah! Here’s the Mahindra Stinger Concept. This is India’s First Convertible SUV!
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The mighty Mahindra XUV 700 is here!
Toyota has unveiled its premium sedan Yaris in India at Auto Expo 2018. The car is already available in various international markets by the name of Yaris Ativ and Vios. From the front, the car gets a bold design thanks to the projector headlamps with LED light guiding, LED DRLs and 15-inch alloy wheels.
What’s so exciting about the Mercedes EV is that it’s a new vehicle in every way, and not a jazzed-up version of an existing model with an all-electric powertrain dropped into it. Even the lights take technology to a new level as instead of the ubiquitous LEDs, the Concept EQ utilizes laser fibers with the spiral-shaped light signet underlining the whole electric concept.
Electric vehicles are in the spotlight at this year’s Auto Expo 2018, which is only to be expected in the current climate. However, not all manufacturers have been quick at providing hard facts and figures concerning important factors such as range and charging times for their EV concepts. Mercedes-Benz may be a relative ‘latecomer’ to the all-electric vehicle party, but the German auto giant has showcased a lot more about this all-electric vehicle, the Concept EQ, than just the way it looks.
This is how the future Tata SUV could look like… here’s the X451 concept!
Tata Motors Unveils the H5X concept.
TVS Motor Company showcashes Apache RTR 200 Fi Ethanol. Ethanol is domestically produced from renewable plant sources. It is non-toxic, biodegradable and, safe to handle, store and transport. An oxygenated fuel that contains 35% oxygen, Ethanol reduces nitrogen oxide emissions from combustion. Apart from this, Ethanol as a fuel also helps reduce carbon monoxide emissions, particulate matter and sulphur-di-oxide. Use of Ethanol as a fuel will also reduce dependence on the import of petroleum and increase energy security.
The Kawasaki Vulcan S is powered by a Kawasaki DOHC, 8-valve, parallel twin engine 649 cc liquid-cooled engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
Kawasaki will showcase the Vulcan S 650 Cruiser which was recently launched in India!
In terms of looks and designs, the Yamaha R15 v3.0 gets LED headlamps, new digital instrument cluster, upside down forks up front and hazard lamps. The bike will be available in two colour options – Racing Blue and Thunder grey.
Japanese bike manufacturer, Yamaha has finally launched its much-awaited R15 v3.0 in India for Rs 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom). Powered by a new 155.1 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled fuel injected VVA engine, paired to a 6-speed gearbox. It will produce 19.31 PS of maximum power at 10,000 rpm and 14.7 Nm of peak torque at 8,500 rpm. It also gets a slipper and assist clutch. The R15 v3.0 was put on a serious diet as the kerb weight has now brought down 137kg, however that has also reduced fuel tank capacity at 11 litres.
The Yamaha R15 will come in Racing Blue and Thunder Grey colours for Rs 1.25 lakh (Ex-Delhi)
Now it’s time for Yamaha to show off their beauties at Auto Expo! And this is the Motoroid concept.
And here’s the new Honda Xblade!
Honda will showcase a total of 11 models at its stall at Auto Expo!
Honda is also launching the XBlade! Also, there is a new customer loyalty Honda mobile app known as Honda Joy Club.
And there is the Honda Active 5G! Comes with cool features like LED headlamp, digital-analogue console and push button seat opener. Over 3.4 crore Honda Activa units sold till now.
Hero MotoCorp unveils the Hero Xpulse. It gets the same 200 cc engine from the Xtreme 200R but will be a good upgrade of the Impulse.
The new Hero Duet 125 and Maestro Edge 125 is here. Both are powered by a new i3S 125 cc engine that offers 8.5 bhp and 10 Nm of torque. Not to miss, there’s idle start-stop as well. Also,the Maestro Edge 125 comes with LED taillight, mobile charging, telescopic forks, new muffler, analog-digital console and alloy wheels.
Piaggio India today launched the Aprilia SR 125, unveiled the Aprilia Storm and introduced an innovative smart mobile connectivity feature for Vespa and Aprilia scooters.
The new 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 gets a new revised Cascading grille and bumper design at the front. Although the headlamps on the new i20 are the same it gets reshaped fog lamps. At the rear, the car gets bigger tail lamps and redesigned tailgate. The new 2018 i20 also gets new alloy wheels and will be available in 6 options.
The GSX-S 750 will be the company’s second “Made in India” bike after Hayabusa.
Suzuki Motorcycle India announces GSX-S 750 along with flagship scooter Burgman Street (125 cc) at Auto Expo 2018. Also, there is the new Intruder Fuel-Injection variant. The GSX-S 750 will be the company’s second “Made in India” bike after Hayabusa.
The IONIQ electric vehicle also recently won the 2017 ADAC EcoTest. In the course of the year Germany’s largest Automobile Association continuously tested 105 vehicles of all powertrains for their eco-friendliness.
The Hyundai IONIQ Electric can travel 280 km on a single charge, while the IONIQ Plug-in can drive up to 63 km in pure electric mode, increasing the possibility of fuel-free driving for those customers who typically cover shorter distances. six-speed dual-clutch transmission (for IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ Plug-in) provides a sporty feel and direct driver engagement.
Hyundai Motor India today showcased the IONIQ electric vehicle in India at Auto Expo 2018. The Hyundai IONIQ Electric is part of the successful IONIQ line-up of three different models. Hyundai Motor is the first car manufacturer to offer an electric, a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid powertrain in one single body type. Since entering the market in late 2016 Hyundai Motor has sold more than 28,000 units in Europe. With a maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating and several European awards for its overall performance, the IONIQ is one of the most decorated, best-value eco-cars in the market.
Hyundai i20 (2018) Petrol starts from Rs 5.34 lakh (ex-Delhi). The Diesel version starts at Rs 6.73 lakh and goes way up to Rs 9.15 lakh.
Hyundai unveils new Elite i20 (2018) and Ioniq at Auto Expo