Festive season being an auspicious occasion for many buyers that is the reason numerous car makers are making attempts to attract buyers by launching new products.
Here are the upcoming cars that you need to watch out for this month:
Renault is all set to launch the Captur tentatively just before Diwali. Renault has also commenced the pre-bookings for the Captur. The Captur SUV will be positioned over the Duster and will be a more premium product in comparison.
The Captur is majorly a crossover and has a high ground clearance of 210mm. Some of the features included in the Captur are dual airbags, ABS, alloy wheels and an entertainment system. The Platine varianthas a white and golden interior theme and features like leather seats, cruise control, hill start assist, LED headlamps, fog lamps with cornering function, 7-inch touchscreen system with navigation and rear camera display and push-button start.
Expected Price: Rs 15.0 Lakh
Expected Launch: Oct 08, 2017
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Skoda has launched the Kodiaq at Rs 34.49 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India). Skoda claims a mileage of 16.25kmpl for the Skoda Kodiaq.The beautiful Kodiaq is a seven-seater SUV and has several rich features along with some smart ones as well. It has a detachable torch in the boot and a door border protection.
A 2.0-litre TDI engine which produces 150PS of power and 340Nm of torque will power it. The safety features include 9 airbags, multi-collision braking system along with a fatigue alert system.
It also comes packed with an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink support and with three-zone climate control, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, electric tailgate and panoramic sunroof to name a few.
Expected Price: Rs 25-30 lakh
Expected launch: October 4, 2017
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Porsche 911 GT3
Porsche will launch of the GT3 variant on October 9, 2017, and expand its 911 range. The GT3 will be powered by a 4.0-litre, flat-six engine which produces 500PS of power and 460Nm of torque.
The variant with the manual transmission is capable to complete the 0-100kmph sprint in 3.9 seconds and 0-160kmph in 7.6. It can reach a top speed of 320kmph. The variant with the automatic gearbox stand at 3.4 seconds, 7.3 seconds and 318kmph for the aforementioned figures respectively.
Porsche’s India website has already listed the prices but it is yet to be officially launched.
Expected Price: Rs 2.82 Cr
Expected Launch: Oct 09, 2017
The eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat being reintroduced on October 10. However, Volkswagen will be initially launching the diesel Passat only in India. It will draw power from a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine (177PS/350Nm) paired with a 6-speed DSG gearbox.
The all-new Passat is based on VW Group’s MQB platform and is the second VW model in India to feature the same after the Tiguan mid-sized SUV. It’ll be competing against the Skoda Superb, Toyota Camry, and the Honda Accord.
Expected Price: Rs 27.26 Lakh
Expected Launch: Oct 10, 2017
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Ford EcoSport Facelift
Ford is launching an updated EcoSport around Diwali revamped with a fresh face. Most of the design changes to the updated EcoSport are exterior i.e. its face. The new hexagonal grille and sharp, angular along with a redesigned front bumper and fog lamps look stunning. The alloy wheels have a novel design as well.
It gets new interior design as well. The dash is almost similar to the previous version.Although, the console is now crowned by a large touchscreen infotainment system. The updated EcoSport will receive the new touchscreen infotainment system with Ford’s SYNC 3 software, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. The car might even get cruise control, speed limiter function, automatic climate control and a rear-view camera.
Expected Price: Rs10.92 Lakh
Expected Launch: Oct 27, 2017
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Hopefully, the Audi Q2 will be launched during the end of October this year. In terms of appearance, the Audi Q2 is a sheer handsome compact SUV. The Q2’s design has an aggressive yet chic look. The sporty bumper has silver accent pieces along with the smaller yet sharper LED headlamps. It makes the front look just amazing. The B and C pillars painted in a shade of gloss black give the floating roof effect.The roofline and contrasting color scheme make Q2 look extremely sporty.
Powering the petrol variants of the Q2 are the 1.0-litre, 1.4-litre and 2.0-litre TFSI petrol power plants and in diesel variants will be a 1.6-litre mill and a 2.0-litre diesel power plant.
Expected Price: Rs 30.0 Lakh
Expected Launch: Oct 29, 2017
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