Having said that, here is our top five car-related news from the week that has gone by. This includes three new car launches from Skoda, two new AMG models and a Datsun; among others.
Skoda Car Launches
Skoda India launched three new models in the Indian market last week. This included the facelift Superb, the Rapid with the 1.0-litre TSI engine and the all-new Karoq five-seater SUV. The three new models were launched in India, via Skoda’s first-ever online virtual conference.
All three models feature different engine specifications; the Rapid now comes powered by a new 1.0-litre TSI unit, which also powers Volkswagen’s Vento and Polo offerings. The Skoda Karoq features a new 1.5-litre TSI unit and the Superb facelift comes with a 2.0-litre TSI petrol unit — here are the details.
Mercedes-Benz India also brought in two new AMG models to the Indian market last week. The German luxury brand introduced the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe and the Mercedes-AMG GT-R Coupe in the Indian market with a price tag of Rs 1.33 crore and Rs 2.48 crore, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom (India).
The two new models are part of the long list of products, which Mercedes-Benz have confirmed for the Indian market. The two AMG models were launched online as well, something which is now becoming a growing trend in the auto industry — here are the details.
Datsun Redi-GO Launch
Datsun was the third brand in the Indian market to introduce a product in the country, with their much-awaited RediGO facelift. The new 2020 Datsun RediGO facelift comes with a starting price of Rs 2.83 lakh and features a completely new front design and styling.
Datsun has also completely refreshed the interior cabin as well, giving the entry-level hatchback a much-required update, which now gives it a more upmarket look. Mechanically though, the RediGO carries forward an updated version of the same 800cc and 999cc petrol units — here are the details.