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ODRecap: Volkswagen Ameo petrol launched, Michael Dunlop sets new record, and more

06 Jun 2016 / 0

2016 Volkswagen Ameo petrol launched in India at Rs 5.14 lakh

Ameo

Volkswagen India has launched the Ameo petrol in India in three trims starting at Rs 5.14 lakh (Trendline), ex-Mumbai. The Comfortline and Highline are priced at Rs 5.88 lakh and Rs 6.92 lakh, respectively. The diesel trims will be in showrooms by Diwali this year.

 

2016 National Karting Championship: Ricky Donison dominates Senior Max class at Round 1

Ricky Donison accepts the trophy for first place in the Senior Max class, as Ameya Bafna and Nayan Chatterjee who finished second and third look on

The opening round of the 2016 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship was held at the Meco Kartopia track in Bengaluru. In the Senior Max category, which features racers above the age of 15, Ricky Donison proved to be far too formidable an opponent for his rivals. He took the preceding events handily as well.

 

BMW 520i launched in India at Rs 54 lakh

02 The BMW 5 Series

BMW India has launched the 520i, a petrol variant of the 5 Series, at Rs 54 lakh (ex-showroom). This move from BMW will help the brand’s sales, which have been affected by the ban on the registration of over 2,000cc diesel vehicles in the Delhi-NCR and Kerala.

 

2016 IOM TT: Michael Dunlop sets new race and lap record

michael-dunlop Isle of man TT (1)

On the inaugural day of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, Michael Dunlop on his BMW S1000RR managed two blazing sub-17 minute laps, setting a new world record. The new lap record stands at 16min 58.254sec and marks the Irishman’s 12th Isle of Man success.



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