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A round up of all that happened this week in the auto sector.

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This week we saw quite a few launches in the car and bike segment. From BS6 introductions, to new variants and many discounts here is all the latest news from the world of automobiles. Read on to know more, who launched what and which kind of discount offers are trending this week.   

Toyota Yaris, Glaza feature a discount of up to Rs 72,500

Toyota Kirloskar Motors is offering a huge discount and benefit on its hatchback, Glanza, and sedan, the Yaris. The company is offering benefits of up to Rs 47,500 on the Glanza. While benefits amounting to Rs 72,500 on the Yaris. Toyota Glanza falls in the price bracket of Rs 7.01 lakhs - Rs 8.96 lakhs (ex-showroom). Toyota Yaris, on the other hand, has been priced in the range of Rs 8.86 lakhs - Rs 14.3 lakhs (ex-showroom). 

BS6 Honda City offering a discount of up to Rs 1.50 lakh

Honda Cars India is offering a discount of up to Rs 1.50 lakh on the current-gen City. The sedan is available in the price bracket of Rs 9.91 lakhs - Rs 14.31 lakhs (ex-showroom). Benefits of up to Rs 45,000 is being offered on the petrol SV MT, V MT, and V CVT variants. While benefits of up to Rs 72,000 are being offered on the VX MT variant of the sedan. The VX CVT, ZX MT, and ZX CVT variants, on the other hand, are offering discounts and benefits of up to Rs 1 lakh.

BS6 Maruti S-Presso S-CNG launched at Rs 4.84 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki introduced the BS6 compliant S-CNG variant of S-Presso. The mini SUV falls in the price range of Rs 4.84 lakhs - Rs 5.13 lakhs (ex-showroom). It is offered in four trims namely LXi, LXi (O), VXi, and VXi (O). Mechanically, it is powered by a 1.0-litre petrol engine that churns out 67 bhp power and 90 Nm torque, linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox along with an automatic transmission as an option. With a tank capacity of 55 litres, this mini SUV will compete against the likes of Hyundai Santro CNG.

BS6 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom gets a price hike of Rs 12,000

Harley Davidson launched the BS6 1200 Custom model at Rs 10.77 lakhs (ex-showroom). The bike draws power from the same BS6 compliant 1202cc air-cooled Evolution V-Twin engine that churns out 96 Nm torque. To improve the air-cooling efficiency, lightweight aluminium heads and cylinders have been added to the motorcycle. The 2020 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom is offered in four color options namely Midnight Blue, River Rock Grey, Billiard Red/Vivid Black, and River Rock Grey/Vivid Black.

BS4 Honda Activa 5G and Shine offering Rs 20,000 discount

One of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India's dealership, L K Honda located in Sanjay Colony, Krishanpura, Panipat is offering a discount of Rs 20,000 on its BS4 inventory that includes Activa 5G, Dio, Navi, Cliq, CD110, and Shine SP. Due to the limited stocks, these models will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. 

BS6 Honda Grazia 125 launched at Rs 73,336 in India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India launched the BS6 version of Grazia 125 at Rs 73,336 (ex-showroom). It comes in two variants Standard and Deluxe. Mechanically, the BS6 Honda Grazia comes with a 124cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine with an ACG starter. It delivers 8.17 bhp power and 10.3 Nm torque. Fitted with the company's 'A Quiet Revolution' (Silent Start Technology), the scooter gets a CVT gearbox.

BS6 Hyundai Elantra Diesel launched at Rs 18.70 lakhs

Hyundai Motors India introduced the BS6 Elantra diesel at Rs 18.70 lakhs (ex-showroom). It is available in only two variants SX and SX(O). With a major update in the powertrain, the premium sedan comes equipped with a new BS6 compliant 1.5 litre U2 CRDi engine that belts out 113.4 bhp power and 250 Nm torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission alongside an automatic gearbox. 

New-Gen Honda City bookings open in India

Honda Cars India is all set to launch the 2020 New-Generation City in July this year. A couple of days back, the company started the production of the sedan at its Greater Noida plant, following which it opened the bookings for this model. Interested buyers can easily book the sedan online via the company’s official website at a token amount of Rs 5,000. Or they could reach out to the nearest dealership to do so by paying an initial amount of Rs 21,000.

Top 3 Movies featuring exotic cars & bikes on Thalapathy Vijay’s Birthday

One of the biggest stars of Tamil Cinema, Thalapathy Vijay celebrated his 46th birthday recently. He is one of the highest-paid actors of Kollywood. On his birthday, we took a look at the actor’s top 3 movies that features him driving exotic cars & bikes. Right from BS6 Royal Enfield Classic 350, Audi Q7 to the Rajdoot Motorcycle. 

Car Collection of Billionaire Mukesh Ambani  

Asia’s richest man with a net worth of US$64.6 billion, Mukesh Ambani celebrated his birthday recently. The man who gave India the cheapest internet service has a majestic car collection. Check out his car collection that boasts of an armored Mercedes Maybach 660 Guard, Mercedes Maybach 62, the bulletproof sedan BMW 760 Li, and many more. 

The Exotic Car Collection of Arjun Kapoor on his 35th birthday

Son of the famous Bollywood producer, Boney Kapoor, and Mona Shourie Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor made his debut with the Hindi movie Ishaqzaade in 2012. Just like his movies, the actor has a refined taste in automobiles. On his 35th birthday, we took a look at his exotic car collection that includes the majestic Maserati Levante, Honda CR-V, among others.

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Author: Samreen Pall

A Computer Science graduate but a writer at heart, Samreen has one motto that she swears by: 'Everything is dull and useless if it has no drama in it.' This motto comes to life through her writing and storytelling style. She is the Senior Lead - Content Writer at Droom Technology currently and has a total experience of 5 years. In the past, she has worked with renowned brands while creating and curating amazing content for these brands. She is an avid traveller and loves a quiet sunset on a mountain top. more

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