Your weekly dose of car updates: Mahindra XUV300 driven and Maruti Baleno RS launched

Your weekly dose of car updates: Mahindra XUV300 driven and Maruti Baleno RS launched

February is underway and the industry has got into its rhythm. Cars are being launched, reviewed and there’s even a new version of a beloved supercar.

Lamborghini Huracan Evo launched in India at Rs 3.73 crores
Lamborghini India has launched the all-new Huracan Evo in the country for a price tag of Rs 3.73 crore (ex-showroom). The latest iteration of the Baby Lambo gets performance bits from the Performante along with techs from the Aventador.

Mahindra XUV300 First Drive Review
We got behind the wheel of the new Mahindra XUV300 ahead of its launch on 14 Feb. There is a lot to be impressed about in terms of the extensive feature list. The car that we have driven is the diesel powered model.

Budget 2019 reiterates EV push, tax sops to help Auto sector
The NDA government has announced a rather balanced interim budget for the financial year 2019-2020, optimising fiscal restraint and populist announcements. The automotive sector was expecting to find a mention for hybrids along with EVs in the roadmap, but to no avail.

Updated Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS priced at Rs 8.76 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki launched the updated Baleno in India earlier this week without any fanfare. Now, the price for the performance variant of the hatchback, the Baleno RS, is announced. At Rs 8.76 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), the updated Baleno RS is just Rs 7,000 more than the older model.

2019 Hyundai Creta introduced with new updates; SX (O) Executive variant added
Hyundai’s popular selling SUV, the Creta has been reintroduced with a fresh set of features and a new top-spec SX (O) Executive variant. The 2019 Creta is now available in six variants – E, E+, S, SX, SX (O) and SX (O) Executive. The vehicle, however, continues to be powered by the existing 1.4-litre diesel and the larger 1.6-litre engine which is available in petrol and diesel options.

Honda launched Exclusive Editions of Amaze, Jazz and WR-V
After the ‘Special Editions’ were brought out for the festive season last year, Honda India has now launched ‘Exclusive Edition’ for three of its cars – Amaze, Jazz and WR-V. The Exclusive Edition is available in two new colours – Radiant Red Metallic and Orchid White Pearl – and added features.


Author: Hela