Visitors impressed with 2013 Mumbai International Motor Show
A truly sensational start to the MIMS this year with Bollywood actor John Abraham and rally legend Hannu Mikkola inaugurating the opening ceremony. The entrance to the exhibit this year is a delight for visitors, with the MINI Cooper parade lined up on the left featuring the Countryman, MINI Cooper S and the Convertible Cooper. The Audi enclave in the center features a stylish line up of the RS5, TT, S4, Q5 and Q7, and Honda’s Accord, City ad Brio lined up to the extreme right made an appealing entrance to intrigue the visitor as to what else is in store.
The Hyundai pavilion features a racy hatch, the Veloster, which has not yet made its way to Indian shores, only to keep the visitor’s curiosity meter ticking. The Veloster is Hyundai’s first ever Crossover Coupe featuring curvaceous styling blended into the Hyundai’s fluidic design language and an eye-catching chrome finished twin exhaust incorporated to the center of the rear bumper.
The Nissan 370Z at the Nissan stand is also drawing enthusiasts in big numbers at this years show. The 2012 ET ZigWheels Car of the year, the Renault Duster is a definite show stopper at the Renault pavilion featured alongside Renault’s most recent launch, the Scala sedan.
A British lady Lisa Baooanine visiting the show with her family said “We’ve been to shows before, this is a small one but a lot of variety under one roof. My husband and son wanted to buy the Skoda Yeti so we liked the Skoda stand where got to see the car.”