Car launches scheduled for July 2018 in India


We have driven the halfway of 2018 and it’s been a good drive.  But the second half is always exciting and adventurous. In first week of July we have witnessed the launch of XC40 , the baby SUV from Volvo Cars in India.  . It is just a beginning and before you make a decision to book a new car, have a look at the list of cars scheduled for India launch in July 2018 

 Honda Jazz Facelift:

The revamped new generation Jazz is there in India since 2014 and now without making any changes to its performance and engine (1.2 Litre Petrol and 1.5Litre Diesel ) Honda has reorganized the Jazz with superficial expected upgrades that  will include a revised grille, headlamps and bumper, while LED DRLs.  Inside, the cabin is expected to get subtle changes most prominent of which will be the new touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.  The Jazz’s chief rivals in this segment are Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i20. Expected price : starting from INR 6 Lakh (Ex-showroom) 

 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

So you think your Porsche 911 needs an upgrade then this news is for you. Porsche has scheduled the launch for more track centric 911 GT2 RS in India.  The rear-engined rear wheel drive German offering is powered by a 3.8-litre, straight-six, in-line turbo engine tuned for 686 bhp and 750 of peak torque.  The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is capable to make 0-100kmph in just 2.8 Seconds.  To make it more agile the GT2 RS is made with more carbon fibre and India will get the same package. Expected Price: INR 4 Crore ( Ex-showroom) 

Ferrari Portofino

We Have California T in India and this time Ferrari is replacing it with Portofino. As a tradition this time Ferrari takes the name from Italy’s coastal town. Being a tropical zone on the earth India has always been challenging for convertibles, but Ferrari has its own charm to drive without roof. The Portofino is the most beautiful car in the world currently in our books and is powered by a 3.9-litre turbocharged V8 engine shared with the 488 GTB that churns out 592 bhp and 760 Nm of peak torque, paired with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. The two-door convertible is capable of hitting a top speed of 320 kmph while 0-100 kmph comes up in just 3.5 seconds. The Portofino has 2+2 seating arrangement but remember the rear seats are best suited for kids. Expected Price : INR 3 Crore ( Ex-showrrom)

Jeep Compass TrailHawk

For Fiat Chrysler Automobile India, launch of Jeep Compass  has been a boon for its losing sales.  After its launch in 2017 , Jeep Compass  became India’s most awarded SUV. But there was one shortcoming not having a automatic transmission in diesel. Now Jeep has addressed the issue by announcing the launch of Trail Hawk version of the Compass. The SUV gets a dual tow hooks up front and also equipped with 17-inch tyres wrapped in new dual-tone finished alloy wheels. Power on the new variant will continue to come from the same 2.0-litre diesel engine tuned for 171 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque, while the SUV will now also come with the option of a 9-speed automatic transmission.  The Jeep Compass Trailhawk can be booked across FCA dealership in India. Expected Price:  INR 25 Lakh ( Ex-showroom)

Source: NDTV

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