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Auto Expo 2018 LIVE updates - Day 3: Scenes from Auto Expo, New Yamaha YZF-R3 unveiled, visitor guide

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12 Feb 2018 11:34:18 IST

The Auto Expo 2018 opens doors to the general public today and we are expecting a huge turnout at the country's biggest automotive event. There's a lot of ground to cover and the list is HUGE! So if you are short on time, here's where you should head and what you should see.

Also see:

Overdrive's quick guide for Auto Expo 2018 visitors.

Auto Expo 2018 Live Updates: Day 1

Auto Expo 2018 Live Updates: Day 2

  • Feb 09, 05:53 PM (IST)

    The Auto Expo 2018 opened doors to the general public today and we are expecting a huge turnout at the country’s biggest automotive event. There's a lot of ground to cover and the list is HUGE! So if you are short on time, here's where you should head and what you should see.

    Maruti Suzuki

    2018 Swift

    The country’s largest carmaker has displayed the all-new Swift, a car that people have been waiting to see for a long time. The car was launched yesterday at a starting price Rs 4.99 lakh

    Concept S

    Maruti Suzuki India says the Concept Future-S is designed to reduce traffic congestion in India. The highlights will be design, head room, ride height and a commanding driving position.

    e-Survivor Concept

    A 4x4 electric SUV, the e-Survivor has four electric motors on each wheel.  A spherical display inside the car gives the driver all the information he needs.

    Honda Car India

    2018 Honda Amaze

    The all-new Amaze is based on a new platform that offers a little more space despite measuring under four metres. The styling is fresh and so are the interiors. Should the Maruti Suzuki Dzire worry?

    2018 Honda Civic and CR-V

    The 10th generation Honda Civic is showcased and will go on sale in India soon . 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 new CR-V will also make it here and the highlight is the availability of a diesel engine with the new CR-V.

    Honda Sports EV Concept

    The Sports EV Concept is a two-seater sportscar, and was the showstopper at Honda's stall at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Unveiled by Takahiro Hachigo at Tokyo, CEO, Honda Motor Company, the Honda Sports EV Concept is a retro looking all-electric sportscar that uses the same dedicated EV platform as the Urban EV Concept. With the Sports EV Concept, Honda has assured us that the change to greener tech will not mean the end of striking-looking automobiles

    Toyota

    Toyota Yaris

    The Yaris is Toyota's answer to the Hyundai Verna and the Honda City. It is available with a 1.5-litre petrol engine, for now. There are seven airbags as standard.

    Mahindra 

    Mahindra TUV Stinger

    The Mahindra TUV Stinger is a drop-top SUV with the underpinnings of the Mahindra TUV300. However, M&M has not shared any other specifications for the Mahindra Stinger at the Auto Expo.

    New Mahindra SUV

    Mahindra and Mahindra has been teasing about an all-new premium SUV on their social channels. And now the company has showcased the new flagship SUV at the 2018 Auto Expo.  The Indian automobile manufacturer has clearly mentioned that the new SUV will be a rebranded version of the G4 Rexton sold in the international markets. The all-new Mahindra SUV as not been named yet.

    Tata Motors

    Tata H5X Concept 

    Tata Motors has taken the wraps off the H5X.  The radical concept previews a new SUV that is set to join Tata Motors’ line-up this year. The production version of the SUV will be the first Tata product to carry the new Impact Design 2.0 design language.

    Tata 45X 

    The 45X previews Tata's upcoming hatchback. It is based on a completely new platform and will take on the likes of the Hyundai i20 and Maruti Suzuki Baleno.

    Tata Racemo and Racemo EV

    The Racemo is a two-seater sports car built on a wholly new modular platform called MOFlex MMS that could in the future also spawn hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs. It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. Not too many sports cars come under 4 metres in length and especially ones with just a 1.2-litre Revotron engine that's mounted mid-ship! 

    Mercedes-Benz

    Maybach S650

    The car 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. The Mercedes-Maybach S 650 is powered by a handbuilt, 6-litre, V12, biturbo motor. The motor produces 630PS and 1,000Nm.

    Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ

    The Electric Concept is the company's vision of what its future, all-electric SUV would looks like. 

    BMW 

    BMW i8 Roadster

    The i8 Roadster is the open-top convertible version of the i8 coupe. The i8 Roadster is a plug-in hybrid and its powertrain develops a combined output of 374PS.

    BMW 6 GT

    The 6 GT is the first GT car in the 6-series family and has been launched in India at Rs 58.9 lakh. The car features great cabin space, practicality and has been designed for long distance journeys. 

    BMW M5

    The new generation M5 has a V8 engine and gets AWD, a first in the history of the BMW M5. It can be converted to a rear-wheel drive in the push of a button. 

    KIA

    The Korean car makers displayed its entire range of vehicles but the most important is the SP concept SUV that previews the new SUV the KIA plans to launch in India.

    Kia SP Concept

    The Kia SP Concept has, as SUVs go, a Peter Schreyer-designed bold front appearance with a long bonnet. The bold and sleek exterior design is matched to a sleek interior which Kia says "marries an advanced sensual style and dynamic sensibility at its core with a differentiated layout that enhances convenience.

  • Feb 09, 05:18 PM (IST)

    TVS Zeppelin cruiser concept first look at Auto Expo 2018

    The all-new TVS Zeppelin Cruiser concept will be the first cruiser offering from TVS. From the looks of it, the Zeppelin sports a similar power cruiser styling as seen on the Bajaj Dominar. The concept comes with a vertical LED headlamp, 41mm USD and a flat tracker styled handlebar. The instrumentation combines both digital as well as analog display showcasing the necessary trip and other details 

    http://overdrive.in/videos/tvs-zeppelin-cruiser-concept-first-look-auto-expo-2018/

  • Feb 09, 03:30 PM (IST)

    Rishab from Team OD trying out Toyota’s sensor detection simulator at the Auto Expo 2018

    <p>Rishab&nbsp;from Team OD trying out Toyota&rsquo;s sensor detection simulator at the Auto Expo 2018</p>
  • Feb 09, 03:29 PM (IST)

    Maruti Suzuki Swift being vertically brought in during the press conference

    <p>Maruti Suzuki Swift being vertically brought in during the press conference</p>
  • Feb 09, 03:18 PM (IST)

    A customised version of the Honda X Blade 160cc motorcycle at the Auto Expo 2018. Watch a walkaround with Honda X Blade here.

    <p>A customised version of the Honda X Blade 160cc motorcycle at the Auto Expo 2018. <a href="http://overdrive.in/videos/honda-x-blade-auto-expo-2018/">Watch a walkaround with Honda X Blade here.</a></p>
  • Feb 09, 03:16 PM (IST)

    Lohia Electric Scooters at Hall no. 6

    <p>Lohia Electric Scooters at Hall no. 6</p>
  • Feb 09, 03:15 PM (IST)

    Honda PCX Electric Concept Scooter with 2 replaceable batteries at the Hall no.6, Stand no. E-12

    <p>Honda&nbsp;PCX&nbsp;Electric Concept Scooter with 2 replaceable batteries at the Hall no.6, Stand no. E-12</p>
  • Feb 09, 03:15 PM (IST)

    Honda PCX Electric Concept Scooter with 2 replaceable batteries at the Hall no.6, Stand no. E-12

    <p>Honda PCX Electric Concept Scooter with 2 replaceable batteries at the Hall no.6, Stand no. E-12</p>
  • Feb 09, 03:10 PM (IST)

    The Vespa Elettrica scooter at the Piaggio stall at the Auto Expo 2018, Hall no. 2, stand no. E-40

    <p>The Vespa&nbsp;Elettrica scooter at the Piaggio stall at the Auto Expo 2018, Hall no. 2, stand no. E-40</p>
  • Feb 09, 03:05 PM (IST)

    Nozaki San from Yamaha Motor India flying high on the Yamaha YZF-R3

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  • Feb 09, 02:39 PM (IST)

    Nozaki San from Yamaha Motor India flying high on the Yamaha YZF-R3

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  • Feb 09, 02:38 PM (IST)

    Nozaki San from Yamaha Motor India showing off the new Yamaha YZF-R15

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  • Feb 09, 02:04 PM (IST)

    The Maruti Suzuki e-Survivor at Hall no.9, Stand no. N2 at the Auto Expo 2018. Here's a walkaround video with the Maruti Suzuki e-Survivor.

    <p>The Maruti Suzuki e-Survivor at Hall no.9, Stand no. N2 at the Auto Expo 2018. <a href="http://overdrive.in/videos/suzuki-e-survivor-auto-expo-2018/">Here&#39;s a walkaround video with&nbsp;the Maruti&nbsp;Suzuki e-Survivor</a>.</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:57 PM (IST)

    Mahindra Formula-E showcased!

    <p>Mahindra Formula-E showcased!</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:51 PM (IST)

    The Toyota Prius PHV (Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle) at Hall no. 9, Stand no. N3

    <p>The Toyota Prius PHV (Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle) at Hall no. 9, Stand no. N3</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:50 PM (IST)

    The Toyota FCV Plus at Hall no. 9, Stand no. N3

    <p>The Toyota FCV Plus at Hall no. 9, Stand no. N3</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:46 PM (IST)

    The Honda Sports EV Concept at Hall no.9, Stand no. – N 2 at the Auto Expo 2018

    <p>The Honda Sports EV Concept at Hall no.9, Stand no. &ndash; N 2 at the Auto Expo 2018</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:41 PM (IST)

    Freestyle MX at the Yamaha stall at the Auto Expo 2018. Always Spectacular!

    <p>Freestyle MX at the Yamaha stall at the Auto Expo 2018. Always Spectacular!</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:40 PM (IST)

    The all-new Honda Amaze!

    <p>The all-new Honda Amaze!</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:30 PM (IST)

    Hi-flying at the Auto Expo 2018!

    <p>Hi-flying at the Auto Expo 2018!</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:26 PM (IST)

    Food on wheels at the Auto Expo 2018!

    <p>Food on wheels at the Auto Expo 2018!</p>
  • Feb 09, 01:25 PM (IST)

    Here's what serving at the Auto Expo 2018!

    <p>Here&#39;s what serving at the Auto Expo 2018!</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:56 PM (IST)

    New Yamaha YZF-R3 with dual-channel ABS launched in India at Rs 3.48 lakh

    The 2018 Yamaha R3 does not feature any major mechanical upgrades to its 321cc parallel-twin engine. There are subtle changes and cosmetic upgrades to distinguish the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 from its previous iteration. Yamaha India has introduced the new 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 in two new colour options - Yamaha Racing Blue, and Magma Black.

    http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-new-yamaha-yzf-r3-with-dual-channel-abs-launched-in-india-at-rs-3-48-lakh/

  • Feb 09, 12:47 PM (IST)

    That's how the Yamaha YZF-R3 in Magma Black looks from the front!

    <p>That&#39;s how the <a href="http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-new-yamaha-yzf-r3-with-dual-channel-abs-launched-in-india-at-rs-3-48-lakh/">Yamaha YZF-R3</a> in Magma Black looks from the front!</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:46 PM (IST)

    That's the Yamaha YZF-R3 in Magma Black!

    <p>That&#39;s the<a href="http://bit.ly/2nVPP1h"> Yamaha YZF-R3</a> in Magma Black!</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:45 PM (IST)

    Yamaha YZF-R3: Metzeler radials and dual-channel ABS

    <p><a href="http://bit.ly/2nVPP1h">Yamaha YZF-R3</a>: Metzeler radials and dual-channel ABS</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:44 PM (IST)

    The Yamaha YZF-R3 with ABS! 

    <p>The Yamaha YZF-R3 with ABS!&nbsp;</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:38 PM (IST)

    Here's the first look at the Yamaha YZF-R3!​

  • Feb 09, 12:28 PM (IST)

    The Yamaha YZF-R3 was unveiled by John Abraham. It is priced at Rs. 3.48 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. Bookings will open today!  Delivery by month end

    <p><a href="http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/auto-expo-2018-new-yamaha-yzf-r3-with-dual-channel-abs-launched-in-india-at-rs-3-48-lakh/">The Yamaha YZF-R3 was unveiled by John Abraham. It is priced at Rs. 3.48 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. </a>Bookings will open today!&nbsp;&nbsp;Delivery by month end</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:26 PM (IST)

    Here are the colour options for the Yamaha R3

    <p>Here are the colour options for the Yamaha R3</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:25 PM (IST)

    Crowds gathering at the Yamaha Pavilion

    <p>Crowds gathering at the Yamaha Pavilion</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:17 PM (IST)

    The New Yamaha R3 will be launched with Dual Channel ABS and Metzeler M5 tyres. The Yamaha R3 will be priced at 3.48L, ex-showroom.

    <p>The New Yamaha R3 will be launched with Dual Channel ABS and Metzeler M5 tyres. The Yamaha R3 will be priced at 3.48L, ex-showroom.</p>
  • Feb 09, 12:16 PM (IST)

    We're at the Yamaha stand at the Auto Expo 2018 awaiting the launch of the latest version of the Yamaha R3. 

  • Feb 09, 12:01 PM (IST)

    That's the TVS Zeppelin concept with a high-definition camera!

    <p>That&#39;s the TVS Zeppelin concept with a high-definition camera!</p>

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