Saturday, March 31, 2012
Friday, March 30, 2012
Maruti Ertiga pictures flaunt the stylish looks of the MUV. There is no doubt that the upcoming car Maruti Ertiga is good-looking and the design resembles Maruti’s other offering like the Maruti Ritz hatchbackcar. Maruti Ertiga would be available in both petrol and diesel engine options with manual transmission. One of them is a 1.4 litre petrol engine while the other one has a 1.3 litre diesel engine. Maruti Ertiga review hints at the potential of the MUV to attract the majority of urban middle class buyers in the near future.
Maruti Ertiga review also talks about the superior fuel economy of the MUV which gives a remarkable mileage of 16.02 Kmpl for the petrol engine and 20.77 Kmpl for the diesel one. Maruti Suzuki India expects Maruti Ertiga to secure a leading position in the MUV segment during the festive season. Since the MUV segment is a new one for Maruti Suzuki India, the company is leaving no stone unturned in projecting Maruti Ertiga as the most desired MUV for Indian families. Maruti Suzuki fans are geared up with their hefty pockets and in April they would get a wonderful opportunity to park another Maruti vehicle in their garage. Recently I discussed that 2012 Audi TT to arrive in India and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport heats up SUV segment.
The Tata Motors group, which is one of the country’s oldest and biggest automobile manufacturer is all set to launch their formidable sports utility vehicle Tata Safari Storme in the car market very soon. This muscular SUV car is eagerly awaited since it was showcased in the 11th Automobile Expo in New Delhi earlier this year. The expected Tata Safari Storme price might be somewhere around Rs. 10.00 lakh, ex-showroom New Delhi, while the final price will be revealed closer to the official launch. The company has complete confidence that this latest entrant will take on all the rivals of its segment and come out as the best in class very soon. The most remarkable feature of the Tata Safari Storme is its tremendous off-road ability that will surely make it the most admired SUV in the market. This SUV has a strong and robust body structure with a huge front façade that houses a bright headlamp cluster with the side indicators and a pair of fog lamps integrated in the front bumper as seen in the Tata Safari Storme pictures.
The sides are neat and the stocky wheels add to the masculine look of this SUV. As stated in a Tata Safari Storme review, this hefty SUV will be powered with a commanding 2.2 liter common rail turbo charged, DICOR diesel engine, which will have the capacity to generate a pounding torque of 320 Nm along with a maximum power of 140 Bhp. This engine will be fixed with a 5-speed manual transmission gear box and this Tata Safari Storme will be 4 cylinders car. Apart from the engine and the striking exteriors the company has also refurbished the insides as well for this SUV. The interiors have been designed tastefully to give supreme comfort for all the occupants of this good looking vehicle. In the meanwhile, the coming 12th of April will see the official launch of a new MPV – Maruti Ertiga in the Indian market. I recently discussed about Ertiga vs Innova and Xylo and Tata Motors announces price hike of upto Rs.35,000 post budget.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
The South Korean automobile giant Hyundai Motors have launched their all new iGen Hyundai i20 hatch back yesterday for the Indian customers. This new hatchback from the reputed stables of Hyundai Motor India Limited will be offered in petrol as well as diesel variants. The New Hyundai i20 price range for the petrol versions is between Rs. 4.73 lakh to Rs. 6.65 lakh and the diesel versions come in the bracket of Rs. 5.96 lakh to Rs. 7.44 lakh. There is also another automatic version offered with a petrol car engine, which will be priced at Rs. 7.67 lakh, all the prices mentioned are ex-showroom New Delhi.
This attractive hatch is very elegantly designed with smooth and curvy body lines and a striking front façade that houses the head lamp cluster as seen in the New Hyundai i20 pictures. The front radiator grille has the company’s logo on it and the front bumpers are integrated with bigger fog lamps for better visibility. According to a New Hyundai i20 review, this striking hatch back is equipped with a 1.2 liter Kappa petrol engine with a dual Variable Timing Valve Train (VTVT). While, the diesel version has a bigger 1.4 liter CRDI engine capable of churning out a peak power of 90 Ps. Both these variants will be equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission and will have engines with 4 cylinders car .
The automatic version will be integrated with an automatic gear box transmission with a 1.4 liter Gamma petrol engine with a capacity to deliver a peak torque of 13.9 Kgm along with a maximum power of 100 Ps. The company has added a lot of advanced features as well to attract the customers as well. Meanwhile, in the coming month of April, the Indian car market is going to be abuzz with several new launches. Maruti India is launching their MPV – Maruti Ertiga, Volkswagen Jetta and Chevrolet Captiva is also in the pipeline as well. Tata Motors’ will also be launching their muscular SUV – Tata Safari Storme for the country’s car enthusiasts. Chevrolet Beat Diesel came up at the correct time as the international car industry is bloodthirsty.
Lava XOLO X900 price in India has not been revealed but the report suggests that it will be a costly phone and the price would be tag at Rs 20,000. Some of the Lava XOLO X900 pictures are shown on the web and some of the snaps of the mobile phones are looking gorgeous and appealing a class of the touchscreen display. The Lava XOLO X900 features with the power of single-core 1.6 GHZ processor and will be running on the track of Android v2.3 Gingerbread operating system, which will help out to run the mobile application. The camera mobile is enabled with the quality of 8.1 megapixel with the resolution of 3264×2448 pixels and packed with the LED flash and other features.
Front facing camera of 1.3 megapixel is also well integrated in the smartphone to make the video calls and video conferencing. The smartphone is well present with the 4-inch capacitive touchscreen display with the 2G and 3G mobile network connectivity features. Overall Mobile World Congress is having the wonderful time. Overall the front camera phone will create a boom in the Indian mobile market. The standard battery of Li-Ion capacitive of 1460 mHZ is well enabled in the Lava phone, which provides the long hours of talk time and standby time. The LG company has announced the new LG Optimus L7 at the Mobile World Congress.
Maruti Suzuki India is looking forward to a better performance in 2012 with the launch of new car models. India’s leading automobile manufacturer has recently revealed its plans to penetrate the utility car segment with its new offering, Maruti Ertiga. Highly placed sources have revealed that the company is planning to introduce the pepped up version of its hatchback Maruti Ritz. Maruti Ritz pictures flaunt the elegant design and classy exteriors of the hatchbackcar. It is one of the most stylish cars in the hatchback segment. Maruti Suzuki India had recently unleashed the remodeled Maruti A-Star, which received a remarkable response from Maruti fans.
Maruti Ritz price in India is tagged between Rs. 4.16 lakh to Rs. 5.73 lakh (ex- Showroom price). Maruti Suzuki India has launched both the petrol and diesel variants of the hatchback with manual transmission gearbox. Sources reveal that the new Maruti Ritz would be loaded with a whole new range of features and sophisticated technologies. Rumours are also afloat that the revamped hatchback could come with a 4 speed automatic transmission gearbox backed up by the new VVT technology. Maruti Ritz review suggests that the front end of the hatchback has been given a complete makeover and the interiors have been intelligently redesigned.
Maruti Suzuki India has gone miles ahead of its arch rivals in the passenger car space. In terms of introducing new automobile technologies, very few auto makers can match Maruti’s expertise. Maruti Ritz offers excellent mileage in city driving conditions and it has all the qualities to be included in Maruti’s best sellers list. The highly efficient engine gives optimum performance delivery. Maruti Ritz is getting excellent reviewers from car lovers and auto reviewers across the length and breadth of the nation. The new Maruti Ritz has been renamed as Maruti Splash for the international auto markets. Maruti is also set to sizzle the Indian car market with a new MUV called Maruti Ertiga next month, along with Ertiga the car market is also looking forward for the launch of Chevrolet Captiva and Tata Safari Storme. I recently shared that Skoda to hand the SUV segment two new entrants and Ford India adds Ambiente variant to its 2012 Fiesta line-up at Rs. 7.23 lakh.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Refreshing Look and highly usable functionality
The stylish new homepage with its increased usability and new features gives an in-depth knowledge about all new/used cars and their details. Currently, a user on an average spends over 8 minutes on CarDekho. The desired information required to finalize a car is just a click away using the intuitive features of the site.
|· Over 3.5 million users reach out to CarDekho every month |
· Fastest auto portal to achieve 3 crore unique visitor mark earlier this Jan
· India’s largest stock of used cars with nearly 30,000 listings of active sellers
· Hundreds of used and new car dealers across the country use CarDekho services
· Used car dealers enrolled at CarDekho have increased their sales by 20%
· 5000-6000 used cars listed in CarDekho’s sell car section are sold every month
· Over 15,000 new car on-road price quotes are requested everyday
· CarDekho facilitates car loans in over 25 cities and offers loan disbursal with a turnaround time of less than two days
CarDekho solution for Car Buyers
CarDekho.com is the first step in the ladder for every user while buying a car. According to Amit Jain, the CEO, “It has been a tremendous run in the last 4 years. We stand committed to make car buying even simpler and friendly with best deals available in the market. I am very excited to see the growth in the price quotes generated for new cars as well as the huge increase in both sellers and buyers in used car section at CarDekho. This clearly indicates how the trends are clearly shifting to online research for buying both used and new cars. Our new UI bundled with array of services for car buying will ensure end to end solutions for car buyers. We want to touch each and every car buyer in India and help them choose the most suitable car. “
CarDekho future growth strategy
The website has seen enormous growth over last 4 years and looks forward to continue the winning streak. Speaking on the future endeavors Rohit Dangayach, Director Sales said, “We are spreading our services of new and used car buying, car finance and insurance, pan-India. We are aggressively reaching out to all channels in the car sales industry and offering them what they need to scale up their businesses multi-fold. Our success lies in success of all our partners and we will become the most important source of leads for everyone in the industry.”
Reducing the gap between Car Buyers and Car Makers
Not just the dealers but Car Makers have also benefited in selling cars through our site. For some Auto Manufacturers, CarDekho team is helping them sell their cars pan-India. Anurag Jain, the COO said, “Car manufacturers and dealers will focus on online channels like CarDekho to increase their sales. Online portals will play a crucial role in their marketing strategies. The number of people researching cars on portals and the effect on their car buying decision has increased significantly. With the increase in internet penetration in India, this will only grow bigger. CarDekho hand holds the customers right from their research stage till the delivery of their desired car at their doorsteps, thus helping car manufacturers sell more cars pan-India”.
CarDekho is India’s most popular car portal and helps its users with car research, finance, insurance and any other aspect of car buying with the best possible deals through its exclusive tie-ups with car manufacturers, finance and insurance companies. CarDekho is owned by GirnarSoft Automobiles Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd. Girnar Software is Rajasthan’s leading IT company and operates other popular portals like PriceDekho.com, BikeDekho.com and more. CarDekho was awarded the most popular website of 2011, and best automotive website of 2009 by online research agency MetrixLab.
Source : CarDekho.com turns 4, comes out with a facelift
Monday, March 26, 2012
Audi TT available variants in the global market includes the Roadster and performance RS variants. This all new Audi TT sportscar will have an extended length of around 2cms while all other dimensions are almost the same. As Audi TT is a sports luxury car Audi strategically have increased the aluminum portion to bring the weight down. This decrease in weight will work wonders for the speed of the car, an exciting news for all the speed lovers. Audi TT review reveals that the car will also have the LED lights that have gone amiss in the Coupe version and these LED have found its place in a straight line just under the headlamps of the car pretty visible in the Audi TT pictures. The front facia of the car has also been refreshed and has the wow factor with the chrome rings surrounding the fog lamps.
Coming to the engine of the car Audi TT global version has a variety of options starting with 1.8-litre TFSI petrol to 3.2-litre petrol. Audi TT will be the only sportscar in its segment that will be available with a diesel car engine (2.0-litre TDI). All the engines mentioned are mated with either six-speed manual transmission cars or automatic transmission cars with DSG gearbox. Audi TT will also have the most sought after four-wheel drive system. Audi only rolled out a single variant of the last generation TT coupe in India, powered by a 3.2-litre petro that pumps out 257PS and 320N of torque. However, as per the word of street Audi is likely to opt the 2.0L TDi engine for the Indian streets. The Indian market is also waiting to see if Audi offers the roadster variants in India. I recently shared that new Chevrolet Tavera Neo drive in at Rs.7.51 lakh and Pajero Sport dropped at Rs 23.53 lakh.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Friday, March 23, 2012
However, the side of the car retains the iconic coupe lines which allows this car to be uniquely identifiable. The front end of the sportscar is given a facelift and is equipped with the brand new grille, bumper and headlamps. The fog lights are integrated with the LED day time running lights. The new luxury car which is Audi TT is more expensive as the 2012 Union budget has increased the excise duty. The new Audi TT will be imported in India as CBU, and the excise duty on CBU imports have been hiked from 60 percent to 75 percent. This 15 percent increment in excise duty will directly affect the price of the new Audi TT.
The sportscar is available in both petrol car and diesel car variants with two petrol models and one diesel model. But, Indian roads will see only the petrol variant of Audi TT, 6 cylinder car powered via 2.0 L TFSI turbo petrol engine. This petrol engine has maximum power output of 211 Bhp and produce peak torque of 350 Nm. The other two variants will not be launched in India comprises a 1.8 L TSI turbo petrol engine and a 2.0 L TDI turbo diesel engine. I recently shared that rising from ashes-Datsun to be brought back to life and Chevrolet Tavera Neo drive in at Rs.7.51 lakh.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
This MUV car also got a brand new engine, which is complaint with the latest BS – IV regulations. This means that this latest addition of Chevrolet Tavera Neo 3 can be sold in all the cities across the country. The engine of this grandiose Chevrolet Tavera Neo is a powerful 2.0L of 4 cylinder CRDI engine, which is easily capable of generating a peak torque of 264 Nm along with a maximum power of 107 Ps. This heavy engine is powered by the CRDI (Common Rail Turbo Diesel) technology, which is widely being used by most of the new cars makers for their diesel cars. The interiors of the car has also been tinkered a bit to give a revitalizing appeal to the Chevrolet Tavera Neo and at the same time to attract the customers in to buying this vehicle. The interiors have been refreshed with cashmere upholstery with self plaint design and leather uphostery for the captain seat variant along with ice blue illumination instrument panel that adds lustre to the whole car. Recently we shared a news that Maruti to roll out Maruti Ertiga MPV on 11th April.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
This latest version of Chevrolet Tavera Neo is expected to be integrated with a BS IV complaint 4 cylinder car engine. This performance packed and powerful 2.0 liter common rail diesel car engine will have the capacity to generate a maximum power of 106.8 Ps along with a thumping torque of 263.7 Nm. There has been a little tinkering with the interiors of Chevrolet Tavera Neo to give it an urbane feel. Apart from this new and commanding engine that has been integrated in the Chevrolet Tavera Neo, it has also got a conspicuous facelift in the front façade. A new and broad front grille has been used and a lot of chrome has also been used in the radiant head lamp cluster as visible in the Chevrolet Tavera Neo pictures.
The company’s signature emblem is incorporated in the center of this grille and the edges have also been smoothened to give it a sleek look. The sad news for all the MUV enthusiasts is that the government has increased the tax on these diesel vehicles and even the Chevrolet Tavera Neo price has been considerably increased in the recently concluded Union Budget by the Indian government. This new MUV Car will definitely be a vehicle to watch for when launched as it is looking very attractive and lustrous when on display. Recently we have talked about Mitsubishi 7-seater Outlander which would be available at the price of Rs.19.25 lakh in India.