Rumour: Next-gen Maruti Celerio launch in October 2020

According to a media report, Maruti Suzuki could launch the second generation Celerio hatchback (codenamed: YNC) in October this year. The report also states that the car will be based on the Heartect platform, which also underpins the WagonR. It is expected to be larger in size compared to the

Rumour: Isuzu BS6 stock coming next month

Isuzu’s dealers are expecting BS6-compliant stocks of the D-Max, V-Cross and MU-X to arrive in the month of September. Earlier this year, we had reported that Isuzu had postponed the launch of its BS6 vehicles to Q2 of 2020-21 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, a few dealers have reported that the

Rumour: Mahindra Thar engine & gearbox offerings

The upcoming Mahindra Thar is expected to get a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine as well as a 2.0-litre mStallion petrol engine. According to reports, the petrol engine could produce 187 BHP and 380 Nm, while the diesel engine could be rated at 138 BHP. Both engines will come with a

Rumour: Maruti imports CKD kits of Jimny into India

It is said that Maruti Suzuki has imported multiple CKD kits of the Jimny into India. The shipments are awaiting customs clearance. According to reports, Maruti Suzuki is looking to produce 4,000-5,000 units of the Jimny, most of which will be exported to international markets. The carmaker could launch a

Rumour: Renault Duster 1.3L turbo petrol launch in Aug 2020

According to a media report, Renault is likely to launch the Duster with a 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine in August 2020. The Duster 1.3L turbo petrol was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo. The BS6-compliant 1.3-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine produces 154 BHP and 250 Nm and could be offered

Rumour: Ford Figo petrol AT variant coming in August 2020

According to a media report, Ford is planning to launch a petrol automatic variant of the Figo sometime in August, this year. The new variant will be powered by a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 95 BHP and 119 Nm. The report states that the engine will be paired

Rumour: Kia Sonet launch on August 7, 2020

According to a media report, Kia is planning to launch the Sonet sub-4 meter SUV on August 7, 2020. The Kia Sonet is expected to share its underpinnings with the Hyundai Venue. Spy images suggest that the car could get Kia’s tiger nose grille and diamond-cut alloy wheels. The overall

Rumour: Ford Mustang facelift coming to Indian market in 2021

According to a media report, Ford could launch the updated Mustang in India by the end of 2020 or early next year. It’s been 2 years since the Mustang facelift was unveiled at the 2018 Frankfurt Motor Show. It gets a new bonnet, redesigned grille, headlamps and tweaked front and

Rumour: BS6 Mahindra TUV300 launch in July 2020

We had earlier reported that the Mahindra TUV300 was not being upgraded to meet BS6 emission norms and hence had been removed from the website. However, it is now said that the BS6 version of the SUV is likely to be launched soon. According to an employee of Mahindra’s Pune

Rumour: BS6 Honda Jazz launch in July 2020

The BS6-compliant Honda Jazz is expected to be launched in July 2020. The Jazz could get US-spec bumpers & grille along with LED headlights and fog lights. On the inside, it could come with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit that has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The hatchback is