Weekly Recap: Explore This Week's Major Indian Car News Headlines

  • Jun 9, 2024
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The launch of the Tata Altroz Racer, introduction of the Storm Series for MG’s flagship SUV, and feature updates for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and GLC were the highlights of the past week

The past week brought us the launch of the sportier version of a Tata hatchback, two special editions for MG’s flagship SUV, improved safety for Volkswagen’s two cars, a limited edition for three of Maruti’s entry-level hatchbacks and feature updates for these two Mercedes-Benz models. Here’s a look at the major car news and updates from the last week.

Tata Altroz Racer Launched 

2024 Tata Altroz Racer

The Tata Altroz Racer has been launched and will rival the Hyundai i20 N Line. The sportier version of the Altroz comes with a black bonnet and roof with white stripes. The interior too has been updated with new features and orange highlights for the cabin. It also gets a more powerful engine, borrowed from the Nexon. Head over to our story to know more about the Altroz Racer, including its price. 

Volkswagen Taigun And Virtus Get Safer

Volkswagen Virtus

The Volkswagen Taigun and Virtus have been updated with 6 airbags as standard across all variants. Earlier, only the higher-end variants used to get 6 airbags. Both the Taigun and Virtus have received a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP safety crash test. Tap here to know more.

MG Gloster Storm Series Launched From Rs 41.05 lakh 

MG Gloster Storm Series

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MG has launched the Gloster Storm Series on our shares, starting from Rs 41.05 lakh to Rs 43.87 lakh (ex-showroom). It’s offered in Snowstorm and Desertstorm guises with bespoke colours and trims. Check out our story for further details on the two special editions. 

Maruti Suzuki Dream Series Introduced At Rs 4.99 lakh

Maruti Celerio

Maruti Suzuki has introduced a Dream Series limited edition for the Alto K10, Celerio and S-Presso, priced at Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The limited edition makes these entry-level hatchbacks more accessible and it also comes with added features as part of the package. To know more about this news, tap here

2024 Mercedes-Benz C-Class And GLC Launched With New Feature Updates

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz India has launched the all new C300 (petrol) AMG Line in India, which replaces the C 300d, at Rs 69 lakh (ex-showroom). The C 200 and C 200d variants have been updated with new features. Along with the C-Class, the GLC has also been updated with new features. Head over to our story to know more. 

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Recalled 

Hyundai Ioniq 5

The Hyundai Ioniq 5, the Korean carmaker’s flagship model in India, has been recalled over a potential issue related to its integrated charging control unit (ICCU). More than 1700 units have been recalled and if the part is found faulty, it will be replaced free of cost. To know more about this news, tap here.

Mercedes-Benz EQA To Launch On July 8

Mercedes-Benz EQA

The Mercedes-Benz EQA electric SUV is all set to be launched on July 8, 2024. The EQA SUV will be the entry-point to Merc’s electric portfolio, and it will be based on the GLA. It gets EV-specific design cues for the exterior. Click here to know more about the EQA.

Kia Carens Crosses 1.5 lakh Sales In Just 27 Months 

Kia Carens

The Kia Carens has hit the 1.5 lakh sales milestone in just 27 months. 50 percent of its buyers opt for the mid and top variants. 57 percent of the buyers prefer the petrol variants, while 62 percent chose the manual variants. Head over to our story to know more about this news.

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