We cover important news like 2020 KTM 250 Adventure launch, Honda Hornet 2.0 Repsol and Dio Editions introduced, Renault Kiger global unveil

Weekly auto-shots is here covering all the important automobile news from India. This week was crucial as it saw the global reveal of Renault Kiger Concept. Then there was the launch of much-awaited 2020 KTM 250 Adventure. Additionally, Triumph Tiger 850 Sport was also unveiled this week. We have covered it all in the new edition of auto shots weekly. 

2020 KTM 250 Adventure launched at Rs 2.48 lakh


KTM 250 Adventure was recently launched in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 2.48 lakh (ex-showroom), India. All KTM authorized dealerships are accepting bookings currently with deliveries to begin shortly. The buyer can opt for a financial scheme where one has to pay an EMI of Rs 5500. 2020 KTM Adventure 250 competes against the likes of BMW G310 GS and Hero Xpulse 200 in its segment. Read More

Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Officially Revealed

After much wait, Triumph Tiger 850 Sport was finally unveiled. The adventure-tourer will be offered in two different colour options namely Graphite & Diablo Red and Graphite & Caspian Blue. The New Tiger 850 Sport will be powered by a 888cc, liquid-cooled, 12 valves, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder engine. It will deliver 84 bhp power output @ 8500 rpm and 82 Nm torque @  6500 rpm. Further, the powertrain will come mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Read More

Honda Hornet 2.0 and Dio Repsol Limited Editions launched in India 

Honda Hornet 2.0 and Dio Repsol Limited Editions were launched at Rs 1.28 lakh and Rs 69,757 (all prices are ex-showroom, India) respectively. The Limited-Edition models will be sold with body graphics and orange coloured rims that are said to be inspired from the Repsol Honda racing team. Honda Dio is claimed to be India’s first moto scooter and comes packed with 20 patent applications. While Honda Hornet 2.0 Repsol Limited Edition is powered by a BS6 compliant 184.40cc engine. Read More

Renault Kiger Concept Global Reveal

Renault Kiger Concept was globally revealed on November 18, 2020. The subcompact SUV is said to be launched in 2021. It is based on the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance‘s CMFA+ platform. When introduced, it will compete against rivals like the Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Hyundai Venue, newly-launched Kia Sonet and upcoming Nissan Magnite in its segment. The production model is expected to be 80 percent similar to the concept revealed this week. Renault Kiger will come equipped with two petrol engines. A 1.0-litre naturally aspirated unit and 1.0-litre turbocharged powerplant. Renault India is expected to price the Kiger between the range of Rs 6.5 lakh - Rs 9 lakhs (ex-showroom) India. Read More

2021 New-Gen Honda Civic Unveiled

Honda revealed the 2021 New-Generation Civic prototype this week. When put into production, the updated sedan will replace the previous model which is towards the end of its shelf life. The Civic has been a popular model for Honda with good sales across global markets. Its sale in Europe is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021. Buyers can look forward to the hatchback's, performance-powered Type R and Si variants. Its coupe trim will be discontinued next year. In India, the Honda Civic compete against Toyota Corolla Altis, Hyundai Elantra and Skoda Octavia in its category. Read More

Volkswagen Taigun Officially Listed on Indian Website

Volkswagen India has listed the Taigun SUV on its official website. It is the first model to be rolled out under India 2.0 project and is based on the MQB A0 In platform. All-New Taigun will be powered by Volkswagen’s TSI petrol engine. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The new model will compete against rivals like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, and Nissan Kicks Turbo. Read More

2021 Nissan Micra Facelift Showcased 

Just this week, Nissan has unveiled the Micra Facelift for the European market, where it retails in 38 countries. The new hatchback will arrive in the coming months at a  starting price of £13,995 or almost Rs 14 lakhs when converted into Indian currency. The facelifted version is expected to come with cosmetic tweaks and is almost similar to the model currently on sale. Buyers can look forward to new N-Design and N-Sport trims in addition to Visia, Acenta, and Tekna variants. Read More

2021 Ducati Scrambler Breaks Cover Globally

Ducati has globally unveiled the 2021 Scrambler range in the current week. The Italian manufacturer has revamped the popular Scrambler motorcycle line-up with three new additions. The most exciting addition is the New Ducati Scrambler Nightshift variant, it will retail in a new striking dual-tone colour scheme of black and grey. Nightshift will replace the current Scrambler Café Racer and Full Throttle variants as it blends the features of both these models. The new clean engine delivers 72 bhp of maximum power output and 66 Nm of peak torque. Further it come paired to a 6-speed gearbox. Read More

Read Also: Production-Spec Renault Kiger Spied Testing Ahead of 2021 Launch 

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