domestic debut at the Auto Expo 2016, Greater Noida last February. The brand's portfolio in India includes three models - Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee SRT. While the Wrangler is available in an exclusive 4-door 'Unlimited' Edition for INR 71.59 lakhs, the Grand Cherokee is offered in three trims - 'Limited' (INR 93.64 lakhs), 'Summit' (INR 1.03 crores), and the SRT edition for INR 1.12 crores. All prices are Ex-showroom, New Delhi.
Ducati's flagship adventure touring motorcycle - Multistrada 1200 Enduro - is now on sale in India for a starting price of INR 17.44 Lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi NCR. In an otherwise cruiser line-up of Ducati's stable, this bike is the brand's first off-road focused model designed to take the rider beyond the tarmac. Moreover, the Enduro is the fourth variant of the Multistrada 1200 series in India, and is around Rs. 80,000 expensive than the 1200 S tourer. Worth the price, the Enduro is packed with the far-famed riding style of Ducati, ride comfort, and class-leading technology.
With an average speed of 169 kmph crossing 1000 metres in just 21.29 seconds, the Volvo's custom-built 'Iron Knight' sprinted like maniac to became the world's fastest truck at a closed-off test track in Sweden yesterday. The custom rig also broke the world record in standing-start 500 metres category as well, with an average speed of 131.29 kmph at 13.71 seconds.
The all-new 2016 Hyundai Elantra is now available in the Indian market with a starting price tag of INR 12.99 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. While the out-going Elantra still looks contemporary and stunning, the new sixth-generation model has evolved into a classy premium sedan winning over every existing rivals in its segment.
Curtain airbags on the pillars of a passenger car's cabin are common these days, but the idea was never thought out seriously for the large trucks. Scania's just unveiled next-generation S and R-series trucks are the first ever to offer such rollover protection to the occupants of the truck's cab using side curtain airbags. As far as large trucks are concerned, rollovers are most common and serious types of accidents. The new trucks from Scania are equipped with rollover side curtain airbag that are integrated into the headliner moulding right above the doors. The company believes that this unique feature is likely to reduce causalities out of truck rollover accidents.
Swedish truck maker Scania has launched its much awaited new-generation truck ranges at Paris last night. The all-new 'S' and 'R' models are said usher in a new era of spacious and efficient trucks from the brand. With 10 years of R & D and an approximate INR 16.02 crore investment poured in, these new trucks feature redesigned cabs, newly-developed engines with greater efficiency, and enhanced aerodynamic performance and safety. The top-spec S model line-up is claimed to be 5% more efficient than Scania's last launched 'Streamline' models (2013). The company claims that the new trucks have been subjected to rigorous 10 million kilometres of testing, and the global launch will take place in 5 phases, adds the company.