Bollywood celebrities witnesses Auto Expo 2018

Posted February 11, 2018

It also unveiled aAnew compact Auto design "ConceptFutureS".

"Nothing like this has ever been attempted before on a vehicle this size". SIAM's Styling & Design Group, has been promoting capacity building in the area of styling & design of vehicles and has been striving to develop capabilities in India. Auto Expo is the largest gathering of auto manufacturers in India.

It will use the Jeep Compass' 2 liter turbocharged diesel engine in 140 Bhp-320 Nm state of tune, and 6 speed manual and 9 speed automatic gearboxes.

The company displayed its Soul EV along with plug in hybrid models, Optima and Niro, while also unveiling its SP Concept, the conventional India-specific SUV which will be launched next year.

"We will launch nine new products till 2020".

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Tata Motors unveiled two concept vehicles, a luxury SUV and a premium hatchback, besides showcasing six electric vehicles in the mass and personal mobility segments.

The company exhibited two concept cars-the H5X and 45X-based on its two-architecture strategy.

In the commercial vehicles segment, the company introduced a compact truck "Tata Intra", which was unveiled by the company's brand ambassador and Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.

Similarly, French auto major Renault showcased its electric concept cars TREZOR and ZOE e-Sport and said it is awaiting a clear policy and road map on infrastructure for electric vehicles to take a long-term strategic decision. At the heart of this electric vehicle is the efficient "state-of-the-art" direct drive motor developed in partnership with TM4, Canada, one of the most renowned players in the global EV ecosystem.

High-end automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled the "B-High" segment vehicle "Yaris" which is seen as its most anticipated launch this year. Thereafter the media contingent moved with clock-work precision and moved onto Honda Cars India. The remaining launches were 2018 versions of 10 of Honda's existing two-wheeler models. M&M also showcased its new format next generation "dealership of future" designed by Pininfarina.

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BMW Motorrad India launched the all-new BMW F750 GS and the all-new BMW F850 GS and will be available as Completely Built-Up Units (CBU) from May 2018 onwards.

"The Auto Expo this year is a defining moment in the development of Indian automotive industry".

Honda X-Blade draws power from the same 162.7 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled motor that also powers the Honda Hornet 160.

Honda is now showcasing a new adventure version of the motorcycle. "We want to tap into this opportunity by launching our new range of electric vehicles", Lohia said. The Suzuki pavilion had 17 models showcased across scooters, motorcycles, big-bikes as well as motor sports category. The company plans to launch these products throughout 2018, in a phased manner.

Piaggio India launched the Aprilia SR 125, unveiled the Aprilia Storm and introduced an innovative smart mobile connectivity feature for Vespa and Aprilia.

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Mercedes Benz launched its flagship Maybach S650 with starting price of Rs 2.73 crore.