This Week’s Car News Recap - Launches Galore!

  • Apr 15, 2023
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The launch season is in full swing and the second week of April brought multiple new cars alongside deets about upcoming models

A total of four launches, a couple of teasers and new reveals along with spy shots of facelifted models; saying a lot took place this week would be an understatement and we won’t blame you if you couldn't keep up, because even we barely did. But don’t worry, because here’s a recap of everything on four-wheels that made the headlines this week:

MG Comet EV Production Begins

The marketing campaign for the upcoming MG Comet EV is in full swing as the carmaker teased its cabin on multiple occasions. Post that, the marque rolled out the first unit of the EV from its plant in Gujarat ahead of the market debut scheduled for April 19.

New Citroen C3 Top-spec Shine Trim Launched

Citroen launched a new top-spec Shine trim for the C3 hatchback, but it is only available with the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine for now. The new trim finally brings essential features that the C3 was missing previously. Head here to know what the new trim packs and the premium it commands.

Also Read: Facelifted Tata Safari Spotted With New Design Touches

New Special Editions Of Skoda Slavia & Kushaq Launched

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On account of Slavia completing its one-year anniversary in the country, Skoda launched an Anniversary edition of the compact sedan, while the Kushaq also got a new Lava Blue Edition, just so the SUV didn’t feel left out. Available only with the 1.5-litre powertrains of both, here’s what the new editions bring.

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance Launched 

Mercedes launched its most powerful production car ever in India - the AMG GT 63 S E Performance. It is also the first performance hybrid vehicle from the carmaker and does 0-100kmph in 2.9s. To know more about its other mind-boggling numbers, head over to our launch article and drool on…

Lamborghini Urus S launched

Lamborghini launched the Urus S in India with a price tag of Rs 4.12 crore (ex-showroom). It joins the Performante variant in the super SUV’s lineup and is comparatively a lifestyle-oriented SUV that does not sacrifice any drama or power. We’ve jotted down everything you need to know about it here.

Also Read: Tata Releases A Teaser For Its Upcoming Murdered-out EV, The Nexon EV Max Dark, With A Larger 10.25-inch Touchscreen

Next-gen Mini Cooper SE Revealed

Images of the next-generation Mini Cooper SE, which is expected to debut sometime in 2024, surfaced way before they should’ve and we got our first detailed look at the model. Of course, no specification details are known as of now, but here’s what the design looks like.

Isuzu’s Entire Range Gets RDE-compliant Powertrain

Isuzu updated its entire passenger lineup, which includes the Hi-Lander, V-Cross pickup and the mu-X SUV, with RDE-compliant powertrains. Along with the updated powertrains, there were minute styling tweaks and feature additions given to the models, which are exclusive to them, apart from the new Valencia Orange shade, idle start/stop technology and low-friction tyres for the automatic trims, which are common for all three.

Also Read: Blame BS6 Phase 2 Norms For Mahindra SUVs' Massive Price Hike

Two New Jeep Meridian Special Editions Launched

Jeep launched two new special editions of its seven-seater Meridian SUV - Meridian X and Meridian Upland. While the latter is for people who want to take the road not taken, the Meridian X is positioned more appropriately for an urban-oriented audience. To know what cosmetic and feature additions they sport, head here.

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