Tata Motors has slashed the price of its Nexon EV by up to INR 85,000. The week also saw multiple major launches. We bring you all this and more in this week’s automotive news you need to know.
Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest automaker, has recalled thousands of vehicles due to defective airbags. The automaker has recalled more than 17,000 of his Alto K10, S-Presso, Brezza, Grand Vitara, Eeco and Baleno vehicles with faulty airbag controllers.
Tata Motors has slashed the price of its Nexon EV by up to INR 85,000. The week also saw multiple major launches.
We bring you all this and more in this week’s automotive news you need to know.
Bentley Bentayga EWB Azure Launched
British luxury car maker Bentley has launched an extended wheelbase edition of its luxury SUV Bentley Bentayga Azure. Prices for the new cars start at INR 6 million for the base edition and INR 6.5 million for the Azure trim. This SUV is equipped with a 4-liter twin-turbo V8 petrol engine capable of outputting 550PS and 770Nm of torque.
Hyundai Launches 2023 Grand i10 Nios
Hyundai has launched a facelift for the 2023 model year of the popular Grand i10 Nios. Priced at Rs 5.69 lakh, the car brings several design changes and upgrades. The new Grand i10 takes on Maruti Suzuki Swift, Maruti Suzuki Ignis and Tata Tiago in the premium hatchback segment.
Tata Motors cuts price of Nexon EV by up to INR 85,000
Automaker Tata Motors has slashed prices for most of its Nexon EV variants. The most affordable Tata Nexon EV boasts a range of 312 km and has been priced at Rs 14.49 lakh from Rs 50,000. The biggest price cut is Rs 85,000 for Nexon EV’s Max XZ+ Lux, which comes with a 7.2kW battery pack.
Maruti Suzuki recalls over 17,000 vehicles
Maruti Suzuki has announced a recall of 17,362 units of various models such as the Alto K10, S-Presso, Brezza, Grand Vitara, Eco and Baleno to inspect and replace faulty airbag controllers. The affected models were manufactured between December 8, 2022 and he January 12, 2023, and the company believed the airbag controller may be defective. Fault controllers can prevent airbags and seat belt pretensioners from deploying in a car crash.
Mahindra launches SUV “XUV 400”
Mahindra launched its latest SUV, the XUV 400, this week. Car reservations will begin on his January 26th. The XUV 400 is the first his EV SUV launched by the rapidly growing company to dominate the country’s SUV segment. The XUV 400 is offered at an introductory price of Rs 15.99 lakh.
(edited by: Priyanka Deshpande)
First published: Jan 21, 2023 10:23 AM teeth