The Auto Expo 2018 opened doors to the general public today and we are expecting a huge turnout at the country’s biggest automotive event. There's a lot of ground to cover and the list is HUGE! So if you are short on time, here's where you should head and what you should see.
The country’s largest carmaker has displayed the all-new Swift, a car that people have been waiting to see for a long time. The car was launched yesterday at a starting price Rs 4.99 lakh
Maruti Suzuki India says the Concept Future-S is designed to reduce traffic congestion in India. The highlights will be design, head room, ride height and a commanding driving position.
A 4x4 electric SUV, the e-Survivor has four electric motors on each wheel. A spherical display inside the car gives the driver all the information he needs.
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2018 Honda Amaze
The all-new Amaze is based on a new platform that offers a little more space despite measuring under four metres. The styling is fresh and so are the interiors. Should the Maruti Suzuki Dzire worry?
2018 Honda Civic and CR-V
The 10th generation Honda Civic is showcased and will go on sale in India soon . It is Honda's largest selling model across the world. It looks sharp and modern and Honda says the interior reflects the same design language.
The new CR-V will also make it here and the highlight is the availability of a diesel engine with the new CR-V.
Honda Sports EV Concept
The Sports EV Concept is a two-seater sportscar, and was the showstopper at Honda's stall at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Unveiled by Takahiro Hachigo at Tokyo, CEO, Honda Motor Company, the Honda Sports EV Concept is a retro looking all-electric sportscar that uses the same dedicated EV platform as the Urban EV Concept. With the Sports EV Concept, Honda has assured us that the change to greener tech will not mean the end of striking-looking automobiles
The Yaris is Toyota's answer to the Hyundai Verna and the Honda City. It is available with a 1.5-litre petrol engine, for now. There are seven airbags as standard.
Mahindra TUV Stinger
The Mahindra TUV Stinger is a drop-top SUV with the underpinnings of the Mahindra TUV300. However, M&M has not shared any other specifications for the Mahindra Stinger at the Auto Expo.
New Mahindra SUV
Mahindra and Mahindra has been teasing about an all-new premium SUV on their social channels. And now the company has showcased the new flagship SUV at the 2018 Auto Expo. The Indian automobile manufacturer has clearly mentioned that the new SUV will be a rebranded version of the G4 Rexton sold in the international markets. The all-new Mahindra SUV as not been named yet.
Tata H5X Concept
Tata Motors has taken the wraps off the H5X. The radical concept previews a new SUV that is set to join Tata Motors’ line-up this year. The production version of the SUV will be the first Tata product to carry the new Impact Design 2.0 design language.
The 45X previews Tata's upcoming hatchback. It is based on a completely new platform and will take on the likes of the Hyundai i20 and Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
Tata Racemo and Racemo EV
The Racemo is a two-seater sports car built on a wholly new modular platform called MOFlex MMS that could in the future also spawn hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs. It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. Not too many sports cars come under 4 metres in length and especially ones with just a 1.2-litre Revotron engine that's mounted mid-ship!
The car is at the top of Mercedes-Benz's line of luxury cars and features a long wheelbase, handcrafted cabin and a host of other exclusive features. The Mercedes-Maybach S 650 is powered by a handbuilt, 6-litre, V12, biturbo motor. The motor produces 630PS and 1,000Nm.
Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ
The Electric Concept is the company's vision of what its future, all-electric SUV would looks like.
BMW i8 Roadster
The i8 Roadster is the open-top convertible version of the i8 coupe. The i8 Roadster is a plug-in hybrid and its powertrain develops a combined output of 374PS.
BMW 6 GT
The 6 GT is the first GT car in the 6-series family and has been launched in India at Rs 58.9 lakh. The car features great cabin space, practicality and has been designed for long distance journeys.
The new generation M5 has a V8 engine and gets AWD, a first in the history of the BMW M5. It can be converted to a rear-wheel drive in the push of a button.
The Korean car makers displayed its entire range of vehicles but the most important is the SP concept SUV that previews the new SUV the KIA plans to launch in India.
Kia SP Concept
The Kia SP Concept has, as SUVs go, a Peter Schreyer-designed bold front appearance with a long bonnet. The bold and sleek exterior design is matched to a sleek interior which Kia says "marries an advanced sensual style and dynamic sensibility at its core with a differentiated layout that enhances convenience.