Audi and Royal Enfield Most Missed At The Auto Expo 2018
Visitors at the auto expo 2018 were disappointed to see a number of brands missing, and we ran a poll to determine, which brand of both four-wheelers and two-wheelers were most missed. it was no surprise to find cult brand Royal Enfield figure as the most missed bike brand with 37 per cent of the polling. Royal Enfield has not participated at the Auto Expo since 2012. But usually we expect RE to throw us a surprise of some sort a day or two before the expo – and grab its media share – thereby allowing its fans some information and product news.
Top Electric Bikes
The Auto Expo 2018 may not have had too many two-wheeler companies participating, particularly the premium brands. There have been several electric two-wheelers which created quite a stir and generated a lot of audience interest at the Expo.
Bengaluru-based tech start-up Emflux Motors unveiled what is being touted as India’s first electric superbike. The bike will be available on sale from April 2019 at a price of around ₹ 6 lakh.
American motorcycle brand UM also unveiled an electric cruiser, called the UM Renegade Thor. The Thor will be available on sale only in 2020, with prices starting at ₹ 4.9 lakh.
Menza Motors, an Ahmedabad-based tech start-up, launched its first electric motorcycle, called the Menza Lucat, at the Auto Expo 2018. With prices starting at ₹ 2.8 lakh.
Top Cares in Auto Expo 2018
Luxury automobile manufacturer BMW on 8 February launched the new M3 sedan priced at Rs 1.30 crore and the new M4 Coupé at Rs 1.33 crore. As per specifications, the “X6 xDrive35i M Sport” is powered by a three-litre inline six-cylinder petrol engine and can accelerate from 0 -100 km per hour in just 6.4 seconds.
The company said that the new M4 and M3 are both powered by a three-litre.
The much-awaited Maruti Suzuki Swift has been launched and was the highlight of the Maruti Suzuki stand. Pricing starts from Rs 4.99 lakh and goes all the way up to 7.96 lakh for the top-end diesel version.
The design too has grown up and now looks a lot more modern compared to the early 2000s concept design that the automaker has been ruminating over and over again. There’s an updated cabin and new LED headlamps and DRLs as well.
Tata confirms Tigor JTP ‘by the end of the year’ Let’s get the basic stats out of the way. Both the hatchback and the sedan are powered by the same 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged Revotron petrol motor which has been tuned to develop 110PS of maximum power and 150Nm of peak torque instead of the standard 85PS/114Nm.