Auto Expo 2018 LIVE updates - Day 2: Auto Expo Highlights, Maruti Suzuki Swift launched at Rs 4.99 lakhs

The first day of Auto Expo 2018, the most important motor show in India, saw a multitude of car, motorcycle and scooter manufacturers showcasing their concept and upcoming models. Stay tuned for all the updates from Day 2 of Auto Expo 2018. Visit Overdrive's Auto Expo 2018 section for all the the news, photos and videos from Auto Expo 2018.

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Auto Expo 2018 Live Updates: Day 1

Auto Expo 2018 Live Updates: Day 3

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Feb 08, 08:05 PM (IST)

TATA MOTORS

Tata H5X Concept

The Tata H5X SUV utilises the same platform as Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Discovery Sport. Tata Motors calls this the Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture (Omega arc). While the architecture is the same as the JLR platform, the Tata H5X has a different mix of materials for its platform

Tata 45X

The Tata 45X Concept is an insight into Tata's new X4 product architecture and the evolution of their Impact design language.

Tata Tiago JTP

The Tiago JTP comes equipped with a 1.2L turbocharged Revotron motor that makes 110PS and generates 150Nm of torque, which is much more than the 85PS/114Nm in regular version. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-110ps150nm-tata-tiago-sport-showcased-rivals-baleno-rs-and-polo-gt-tsi/

Tamo Racemo

The Tamo Racemo is built on a wholly new modular platform called MOFlex MMS that could in the future also spawn hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-tamo-racemo-debuts-in-india/

Feb 08, 07:40 PM (IST)

Toyota 

Toyota Yaris

The Toyota Yaris sedan, aimed at taking on the Hyundai Verna, Honda City and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz when it is launched in the country in April 2018.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-toyota-yaris-sedan-unveiled-to-target-honda-city-hyundai-verna-and-maruti-suzuki-ciaz/

Feb 08, 07:40 PM (IST)

Toyota 

Toyota Yaris

The Toyota Yaris sedan, aimed at taking on the Hyundai Verna, Honda City and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz when it is launched in the country in April 2018.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-toyota-yaris-sedan-unveiled-to-target-honda-city-hyundai-verna-and-maruti-suzuki-ciaz/

Feb 08, 07:33 PM (IST)

RENAULT

Renault Trezor concept

The Renault Trezor is a 2-seater electric sportscar concept that is powered by a Formula-e’s 350PS motor. It basically previews the design and technological direction that Renault will be following in the coming years.

Renault Zoe electric concept

The Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept is a fully electric concept car that embodies Renault's commitment to the idea that electric cars can be fun and fast. 

Renault Kwid Superhero editions

Renault India recently launched the Superhero editions of its most popular hatchback, the Kwid at Rs 4.34 lakh. The special edition Renault Kwid marks the release of the Marvel's latest Avengers film, Infinity War

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-renault-kwid-superhero-editions-image-gallery/

Feb 08, 07:29 PM (IST)

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Benz EQ Concept

The Mercedes-Benz EQ electric SUV concept previews Mercedes-Benz's first production electric model. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

Mercedes-Maybach S 650 and S 560

The luxurious offering is at the top of Mercedes-Benz's line of luxury cars and features a long wheelbase, handcrafted cabin and a host of other exclusive features. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mercedes-maybach-s-560-launched-in-india-at-rs-1-9-crore/

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain showcase

The new E-Class All Terrain is a jacked up E-class station wagon with Mercedes-Benz's 4MATIC all-wheel drive as standard. 

Besides these three vehicles, Mercedes-Benz is displaying the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 car as well as the AMG GT R and the AMG GLC 43 Coupe. In addition, the company also has the current line-up of cars on display.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates

Feb 08, 07:27 PM (IST)

MAHINDRA

Mahindra Rexton flagship SUV 

The new Mahindra SUV will be a rebranded version of the G4 Rexton sold in the international markets. The Mahindra SUV will come with a 2.2-litre diesel motor that makes 178PS of power and generates 420Nm of torque.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-unveils-flagship-suv-eyes-toyota-fortuner-and-ford-endeavour/

Mahindra Stinger SUV concept

The Mahindra TUV Stinger is a drop-top SUV with the underpinnings of the Mahindra TUV300.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-tuv-stinger-concept-is-a-sub-4m-convertible-suv/

Mahindra UDO concept

The UDO is a compact two-seater Concept Electric mobility pod which has been conceptualized to address the issues that plague urban mobility, including traffic congestion and pollution.

http://overdrive.in/videos/mahindra-udo-and-atom-concepts-auto-expo-2018

Mahindra Atom concept

It is powered by Mahindra’s new electric Powertrain which features batteries that can be swapped to extend the vehicle’s range, allowing it to operate uninterrupted for long hours.

http://overdrive.in/videos/mahindra-udo-and-atom-concepts-auto-expo-2018

Mahindra e-KUV100

The Mahindra e-KUV100 It boasts a range of over 140 km, and optional fast charging which can extend its range by 80% in less than an hour.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-mahindra-live-updates/

Mahindra Treo concept

The Mahindra Treo concept aims to promote mass adoption of electric vehicles in the country. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-mahindra-live-updates/

Feb 08, 07:25 PM (IST)

MAHINDRA

Mahindra Rexton flagship SUV 

The new Mahindra SUV will be a rebranded version of the G4 Rexton sold in the international markets. The Mahindra SUV will come with a 2.2-litre diesel motor that makes 178PS of power and generates 420Nm of torque.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-unveils-flagship-suv-eyes-toyota-fortuner-and-ford-endeavour/

Mahindra Stinger SUV concept

The Mahindra TUV Stinger is a drop-top SUV with the underpinnings of the Mahindra TUV300.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-tuv-stinger-concept-is-a-sub-4m-convertible-suv/

Mahindra UDO concept

The UDO is a compact two-seater Concept Electric mobility pod which has been conceptualized to address the issues that plague urban mobility, including traffic congestion and pollution.

http://overdrive.in/videos/mahindra-udo-and-atom-concepts-auto-expo-2018

Mahindra Atom concept

It is powered by Mahindra’s new electric Powertrain which features batteries that can be swapped to extend the vehicle’s range, allowing it to operate uninterrupted for long hours.

http://overdrive.in/videos/mahindra-udo-and-atom-concepts-auto-expo-2018

Mahindra e-KUV100

The Mahindra e-KUV100 It boasts a range of over 140 km, and optional fast charging which can extend its range by 80% in less than an hour.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-mahindra-live-updates/

Mahindra Treo concept

The Mahindra Treo concept aims to promote mass adoption of electric vehicles in the country. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-mahindra-mahindra-live-updates/

Feb 08, 07:17 PM (IST)

KIA

Kia SP Concept SUV

The India-specific compact SUV based on the Kia SP Concept will enter production in 2019.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-kia-reveals-india-bound-compact-suv-kia-sp-concept-to-enter-production-soon/

Kia’s global range

Kia Motors India is also displaying a large range of cars that span the range from the small Picanto, the Rio to the Stonic and the Stinger. Kia Motors India also has the Soul electric vehicle and the Niro Plug-in Hybrid on display.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-scoop-all-the-kia-motors-india-cars-you-can-expect-to-see/

Feb 08, 07:11 PM (IST)

HYUNDAI

Hyundai Elite i20 facelift
Hyundai India launched the Elite i20 facelift at Rs 5.34 lakh for the base petrol variant and Rs 6.73 lakh for the base diesel variant (both prices ex-showroom Delhi)
 
http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-new-2018-hyundai-elite-i20-facelift-launched-in-india-at-rs-5-34-lakh/

Hyundai Ioniq

The Hyundai Ioniq will lock horns with the Toyota Prius, Camry Hybrid and Honda Accord Hybrid in the country. To position it competitively and price it aggressively, Hyundai will be looking at assembling the Ioniq in India, instead of importing as a CBU.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-hyundai-live-updates/

Feb 08, 07:08 PM (IST)

HONDA

New Honda Amaze

Honda unveiled the all-new Amaze at the Delhi Motor Show. In addition to getting a smarter design and more features compared to the existing model, most importantly, the new Honda Amaze is based on an all-new platform. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-all-new-honda-amaze-showcased-to-rival-maruti-suzuki-dzire/

New Honda CR-V

The new Honda CR-V is all set to arrive in India in 2018-19. In addition to the petrol motor, the new Honda CR-V will also be offered with a diesel motor.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-new-honda-civic-and-cr-v-coming-to-india-with-diesel-engines-this-year/

New Honda Civic

The premium Honda Civic is all set to make a comeback this year. It is Honda's largest selling model across the world. It looks sharp and modern and Honda says the interior reflects the same design language. The Civic will be available in petrol and diesel motors as well.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-new-honda-civic-and-cr-v-coming-to-india-with-diesel-engines-this-year/

Honda EV concept

The Honda Sports EV Concept is a retro-looking all-electric sports car that uses the same dedicated EV platform as the Urban EV Concept.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-honda-sports-ev-concept-showcased/

Honda Clarity FCV

The hydrogen fuel cell powered Clarity FCV uses an AC synchronous motor to power the wheels, producing 177PS and an impressive 300Nm. Honda claims the car will do 750km on a tankful of 'gas', and the tank can store 141 litres of highly compressed hydrogen. We have seen the Honda Clarity FCV up, close and personal with its Clarity series of future-ready cars at its own home ground.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/features/honda-clarity-first-look-review

Feb 08, 07:05 PM (IST)

Here are all the highlights from the Auto Expo 2018 for Day 1 and Day 2-

BMW India - Cars

BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe

The 2018 M3 sedan has been launched at Rs 1.30 crore ex-showroom pan India, while the 2018 M4 coupe retails at Rs 1.33 lakh crore.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/2018-bmw-m3-m4-and-x6-xdrive-35i-m-sport-launched-in-india-at-the-2018-auto-expo/ 

BMW X6 XDrive 35I M Sport

The xDrive 35i version is powered by a 3.0-litre twin turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine that offers 300PS and 400Nm of torque and is mated to an 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/2018-bmw-m3-m4-and-x6-xdrive-35i-m-sport-launched-in-india-at-the-2018-auto-expo/

BMW 6 GT

BMW India launched the BMW 6 GT at Rs 58.9 lakh (ex-showroom). This is the first ever 6-series GT and the key feature is the large cabin and touring-focused dynamics.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

BMW M5

The ballistic, all-new M5 debuts in India with a price tag of Rs 1.43crore. Its V8 motor propels the car from 0-100kmph in 3.4s only. 

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

BMW X3

The 2018 BMW X3 was showcased yesterday and boasts of improved dynamics and better steering feel.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

BMW i3S

The i3S is the sporty avatar of the BMW i3 EV. It will be introduced later in India

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

BMW i8 Roadster

The BMW i8’s convertible sibling, the i8 Roadster looks drop-dead gorgeous.The roof folds neatly into the integrated roll-over hoops and that’s the car’s party trick

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

Mini Countryman

The all-new Mini Countryman debuted yesterday and the big news is that it will be locally produced, which result in a competitive price tag

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-other-car-live-updates/

Feb 08, 03:48 PM (IST)

22 exhibitors unveiled over 65 products with 14 launches

The 14th edition of the most important automobile event in the country, the 2018 Auto Expo has started with a bang. The event has opened for media for now as public days start from tomorrow February 9, 2018. Take a look at the different showcases, unveiling and launches that took place at the Auto Expo 2018

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-22-exhibitors-unveiled-over-65-products-with-14-launches/

Feb 08, 03:10 PM (IST)

DC Motors unveiled their latest creation, the DC TCA along with Sonakshi Sinha at the Auto Expo 2018. Here's a look at it

Feb 08, 01:29 PM (IST)

BMW India just revealed the BMW M4 Coupe at Rs 1.35 Cr | 4 litre inline 6 | 450hp | 550 Nm | 0-100 in 4 secs. Available to book.

Feb 08, 01:10 PM (IST)

And now the M4 Coupé and the M3 sedan!

Feb 08, 01:09 PM (IST)

The new X6 35i range on sale. Adds petrol options. Prices start at ₹94.15 lakh ex-showroom

Feb 08, 01:07 PM (IST)

The BMW X6 35i, M3 and M4 are being launched today!

Feb 08, 01:06 PM (IST)

We are now at the BMW press conference! 

Feb 08, 12:44 PM (IST)

Maruti Suzuki Swift launched in India at Rs 4.99 lakh

The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift has been launched at a starting price of Rs 4.99 at the 2018 Auto Expo. The car is on offer in 12 variants, and pricing of the petrol version ranges from Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 6.96 lakh, while the diesel version is priced between Rs 5.99 lakh and Rs 7.96 lakh. This is the all-new third generation Swift from Suzuki that broke cover internationally last year before finally making its way to Indian shores at the Auto Expo. Apart from an all-new design the Swift is also bigger in size now – overall length may have been reduced by 10mm now but the car is 40mm wider than the outgoing version which results in additional cabin space for occupants as also a larger boot for luggage, as boot volume is up by 58 litres.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-maruti-suzuki-swift-launched-in-india-at-rs-4-99-lakh/

Feb 08, 12:39 PM (IST)

Maruti Suzuki Swift launched at Rs. 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Feb 08, 12:37 PM (IST)

Take a look at the Maruti Suzuki Swift LIVE at the Auto Expo 2018!

Feb 08, 12:33 PM (IST)

Here is the price of the Maruti Suzuki Swift!

Feb 08, 12:33 PM (IST)

And here it is the Maruti Suzuki Swift!

Feb 08, 12:21 PM (IST)

The Maruti Suzuki Swift gets projector head lamps and LED DRLs for the first time. The new Swift is based on Maruti Suzuki’s new Heartect platform which also underpins the new Maruti Suzuki DZire. 

Feb 08, 12:17 PM (IST)

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift will be the first launch from the Maruti Suzuki Arena, it’s rebranded chain of premium car dealerships outside of the Nexa

Feb 08, 12:17 PM (IST)

The Maruti Suzuki Swift leads the A2 category of hatchbacks with a 35 percent market share. Over 50 percent of Swift buyers are first time car buyers.

Feb 08, 12:14 PM (IST)

For the first time, the Maruti Suzuki Swift will be offered with an AMT. Dual airbags, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX mounts will be standard in the new Swift. The new Maruti Suzuki Swift also creates new benchmarks in terms of high fuel efficiency and low emissions.

Feb 08, 12:14 PM (IST)

The Maruti Suzuki Swift was launched in India in 2005 originally. The second generation Maruti Suzuki Swift was launched in 2011. The Maruti Suzuki Swift has been among India’s top five selling cars for over a decade now.

Feb 08, 12:10 PM (IST)

And the Maruti Suzuki Swift launch has begun! Pricing to be announced shortly

Feb 08, 12:09 PM (IST)

Here are five things you should know about the Maruti Suzuki Swift!

The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift is based on Suzuki's latest Heartect platform. Dimensionally, it's wheelbase is 20mm longer than the previous generation Swift, while also being 40mm wider. However, it is 10mm shorter in overall length. These new dimensions mean that from the outside it is a more compact and squarer package. More importantly, on the inside this frees up more knee room as well as shoulder room for the rear seat passengers, as well as adds 58kg more boot space. The new platform also reduces between 75kg and 85kg from the diesel and petrol variants, respectively.

http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/2018-maruti-suzuki-swift-five-things-you-should-know/

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Full Spec
Starts Rs 4.99 Lakhs | 1248cc | Automatic | Automatic | 74ps | 190Nm | 28.4 Kmpl
BMW X6 2018 Full Spec
Starts Rs 1.3 Crore | 2973000cc | Automatic | Automatic | 306ps | 400Nm |
Emflux One 2018 Full Spec
600cc | Automatic |
 
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