Upcoming New Car Launches In India - Overdrive

Upcoming new car launches in India

19 Apr 2016 / 0

Bentley Bentayga (April 22, 2016)

The Bentayga is the first SUV from the stables of Bentley Motors. It is touted to be the most powerful and also the fastest luxury SUV across the globe. It is powered by an all-new twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre W12 motor which generates 608PS and 900NM. The engine comes mated to a ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. Bentley claims that the Bentayga can sprint from 0-100kmph in 4.1 seconds and attain a top speed of 301kmph. Once launched, the Bentley Bentayga will compete with the Land Rover Range Rover in India.  Read about it here

Bentley Bentayga (9)


New Toyota Innova Crysta (May 3, 2016)

Since it’s launch around a decade ago, the Toyota Innova has dominated the MPV segment in India. The new generation MPV is expected to maintain Toyota’s position in a segment which has witnessed the arrival of many competitors. What will work for the new Innova Crysta is that it is based on the IMV platform. On the styling front, it looks sharp, more modern and upmarket compared to the outgoing car. Under the hood, it will come equipped with Toyota’s modern 2GD-FTV 2,393cc engine  which is good for 149PS. The engine will be coupled to a five-speed manual transmission. Read about it here


Toyota Innova Crysta (17)


Honda BR-V (May 5, 2016)

The Honda BR-V is based on the Mobilio platform and will come equipped with three rows of seats. Once launched, it will compete with the likes of the Renault Duster and the Hyundai Creta. The Honda BR-V is expected to be offered with a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine which will make 118PS and 145NM. The 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine will also be offered which produces 100PS and 200Nm. Both engines will come mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The petrol engine will also be offered with a CVT. The BR-V petrol range is expected to be priced from Rs 8.1 lakh while the diesel range is likely to start from Rs 9.70 lakh. Read about it here

Honda BR-V (2)


Datsun redi-Go (June 1, 2016)

Datsun first showcased the redi-GO as a concept car at the 2014 Auto Expo. The production version that was unveiled in India on April 14, 2016 borrows styling cues from the concept car. The red-Go is based on the CMF-A platform that also underpins the Renault Kwid. It is powered by a 800cc motor that is coupled to a five-speed manual transmission. The Datsun redi-Go is expected to be positioned below the Renault Kwid. Read about it here

Datsun Redi Go (1)


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