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5 new automobiles, SUVs coming this month | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Costs for the Citreon C3, Volvo XC40 Recharge and Audi A8 L will probably be introduced this month.

The approaching weeks will see a number of new launches throughout segments and value ranges – two new SUVs, a brand new luxurious sedan and one more addition to India’s rising listing of EVs. The finances finish of the market may also see an essential new addition from Citroen. Learn on to know extra about all-new automobiles and SUVs headed to our market within the coming weeks.

1. Audi A8 L – July 12

Kicking issues off on the premium finish of the market will probably be Audi‘s mid-life replace for the A8 L, and it will get a reprofiled entrance and rear-end, with the most important change being a bigger grille with a brand new mesh sample. The inside, nonetheless, will largely stay unchanged, and so will what’s beneath the hood – the A8 L will proceed with the 340hp, 3.0-litre turbo-petrol engine with mild-hybrid tech. Bookings for the A8 L facelift are already underway, and our seller sources indicated an anticipated price ticket of Rs 1.5 crore (ex-showroom, India).

2. Hyundai Tucson – July 13

The brand new-gen Hyundai Tucson, which is radically completely different from the outgoing model, has been round globally since September 2020, and an India unveiling will lastly happen on July 13. The brand new Tucson comes with Hyundai’s Sensuous Sportiness design language, which interprets to the inside too, with the SUV even anticipated to return with ADAS options – a primary for a Hyundai in India. Beneath the hood, the Tucson is anticipated to return with a pair of two.0-litre petrol and diesel engines, with the upper variants additionally getting AWD. We will additionally verify that the Tucson will probably be supplied in its lengthy wheelbase guise in India and costs will probably be introduced someday in August.

3. Citroen C3 – July 20

The C3 will probably be Citroen’s first mass-market product for India, costs of which will probably be introduced on July 20. Within the run as much as its launch, Citroen has been steadily increasing its seller community to have as many as 20 retailers throughout 19 Indian cities. Beneath the hood, the C3 will include two engine choices – 82hp, 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol, or a 110hp, 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine. For an in-depth evaluate of the C3’s efficiency, options and practicality, discuss with our evaluate right here. Citroen will probably be seeking to differentiate the C3 with a give attention to customisation and provide it with three accent packages with over 50 choices.

4. Maruti Suzuki’s Creta rival – July 20

Maruti Suzuki‘s model of the Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder will probably be unveiled on July 20 and is more likely to be referred to as the Maruti Suzuki Vitara. It will likely be based mostly on Suzuki’s World-C platform and get two 1.5-litre petrol engines – one with mild-hybrid tech and one other with robust hybrid tech. Maruti Suzuki’s midsize SUV, together with its Toyota cousin, would be the solely fashions to boast of strong-hybrid expertise on this section. Maruti Suzuki is anticipated to announce costs of its midsize SUV someday in August, and promote it through its Nexa dealerships.

5. Volvo XC40 Recharge – July 26

Volvo will announce costs for the domestically assembled XC40 Recharge on July 26. The SUV is powered by two electrical motors producing 408hp and 660Nm of torque, and comes with a 78kWh battery that provides it a claimed vary of 418km on the WLTP cycle. Now we have already reviewed the XC40 Recharge in India, however do observe that the SUV that will probably be launched will primarily be the facelifted model of the XC40 Recharge, that includes a brand new iteration of the ‘Thor’s Hammer’ Daytime Operating Lamp and extra aggressive bumpers. We estimate the Volvo XC40 Recharge to fall within the Rs 60 lakh-65 lakh value vary (ex-showroom).

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