Rev up and hit the road with these fun new launches that offer something for everyone.
1. Audi Q3 Dynamic Edition
Keeping up with the specials launched during festive season, Audi introduced us to the Q3 Dynamic Edition. The limited edition model has its production run is just 101 units. It boasts a cosmetic upgrade and some new cool features like e-LED that include Audi logo projection carpet lamps on the front door, lip spoiler and front lower bumper, chrome accents on front grille, sports air inlet cover, and clear lens tail lamps. The full paint finish on the front and rear bumpers, wheel arches, and side rocker moldings add to its desirability. Besides, it also has Audi Drive Select with adjustable steering, engine, and transmission. The inside of the car is spacious and has the MMI Navigation System Parking System Plus with rear view camera, voice dialogue system, and the Audi sound system. The Dynamic Edition is powered by the same 2 litre diesel engine that’s mated with seven speed S-Tronic transmission.
Price: Rs 39.78 lakh
2. Mahindra e2oPlus
This year Mahindra is showcased quite a few electric cars with the e-Supro Vans, e-Verito, and e-2o. Now there’s the e-2o Plus a four-door variation of the e-2o. There are four variants of this version, P2, P4, P6, and P8. The car’s design has borrowed a few traits from Mahindra’s Suv/MPV line. The cabin is spacious, providing ample headroom and legroom for all passengers. There’s a 135 litre boot space fitted with LFP batteries that claim to be maintenance free for five years. The car has a GPS-enabled navigation system and a computer that warns you of your car’s driving range. There’s even a mobile app that lets you lock/unlock the car as well as switch the air conditioning on/off. It also offers remote engine diagnostics so you can easily monitor your car’s functions. The car has a 210Ah lithium-ion battery pack that gives it a top speed of 85 km/hour and driving range of 140 km/hour on a single charge.
Price: From Rs 5.46 lakh onwards
3. Jaguar F Pace
This new performance SUV from Jaguar is available in four variants, Pure, Prestige, First Edition and R- Sport. The two turbocharged diesel Ingenium engine ranges on offer. The first is a 2.0 litre, 4-cylinder variant that produces 177bhp of peak power and 430 Nm of peak torque. This engine can go from 0-100 km/hour in 8 seconds and has a top speed of 200 km/hour. The second is a powerful; 3.0L, V6, turbocharged diesel engine that produces 300bhp of power and 700 Nm of torque, with a top speed of 241km/hour. There’s also a eight-speed automatic transmission that’s very smooth for rapid shifting. Other features include a touchscreen infotainment system on the dashboard, 10 options for ambient lighting, a 650 litre boot that increases to 1740 litres when the seats are folded, and an All Surface Progress Control for those low traction situations when you need help.
Price: Rs 68.4 lakh to Rs 1.2 crore
4. Mahindra Mojo Tourer Edition
This one was showcased at the auto expo in February and is finally here. The base variant, Mahindra Mojo, was launched in 2015. The new Tourer Edition comes with pre-installed accessories like a 13 litre magnetic tank bag, a 360-degree mobile holder, a front guard for shielding the fuel tank, radiator and engine, tourer jacket, a saddle bag and a carrier with combined space of 38 litre, and a 20 W fog light and mount. It is powered by Mojo’s 295 cc, single cylinder engine that deliver 27 hp and 30 Nm of torque. It has a fuel tank capacity of 21 litre and is mated with a 6 speed gear box.
Price: Rs 1.89 lakh
5. Triumph Bonneville T 100
The new T 100 is the latest addition to the Bonneville family. It features include traction control, an electronic ride-by-wire throttle, standard ABS, liquid cooling system, and torque-assist clutch for added comfort. The bike comes with Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp tyres especially made for Bonneville, and it’s got a new suspension and chassis. It’s got a 900cc parallel-twin engine that generates 54bhp power at 5,900rpm, with peak torque of 80Nm at 3,230rpm. The bike comes in three colours, Intense Orange and New England White, Aegean Blue and Fusion White, and Jet Black. Add to this the 150 official accessories on offer to personalise your bike. These include compact LED indicators, leather seats, and Vance & Hines slip-on silencers.
Price: Rs 7.78 lakh