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Top 5 Car News Of The Week: BMW 8 Series, Jaguar F-Type Facelift Launched; BS4 Cars Discontinued; Coronavirus Updates And More


Two big launches were the highlight this week

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As the government eases lockdown restrictions, manufacturers are slowly starting their engine to resume duties. This week saw a couple of announcements, two big launches, and the discontinuation of a few BS4 cars. We have also got some updates from the automobile industry during the coronavirus pandemic.

BMW 8 Series Launched:

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BMW India has launched the flagship 8 Series coupe in India. It comes in two body styles: Gran Coupe (4 doors) and M8 (2 doors). The Gran Coupe comes with a 3.0-litre V6 engine while the spicier M8 is offered with the mighty 4.4-litre V8 petrol unit. Head here for prices. 

2020 Jaguar F-Type Facelift Launched:

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Jaguar has launched the facelifted F-Type at a starting price of Rs 95.12 lakh (ex-showroom). The updated sports car comes with two engine options, four trim levels, and two body styles. Sounds confusing? We explain it to you right here.

2020 Nissan Kicks Details Revealed:

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Nissan has revealed the variants, features and colour options of the 2020 Kicks. The upcoming model won’t be offered with the 1.5-litre diesel engine as Renault hasn’t upgraded it to meet BS6 emission norms. However, it’s replacement motor is even more tempting! 

BS6 Datsun Go, Go+ Inbound:

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Datsun India has revealed the variants and specifications of the BS6-compliant Go and Go+ in the country. Both models continue to utilise their existing 1.2-litre petrol engine with upgrades to meet BS6 emission standards. For more details on the BS6 Go and Go+, head here

BS4 Cars Discontinued:

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A couple of BS4 cars won’t be upgraded to meet BS6 emission standards and have been discontinued in the country. You can read more about it by tapping the links below:

BONUS ROUND

COVID-19 Update:

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Lockdown 3.0 has seen some ease in restrictions allowing car manufacturers to slowly resume operations. Meanwhile, all carmakers reported zero sales in April 2020 due to the nationwide lockdown. That hasn’t stopped them from lending a helping hand. MG recently donated a Hector ambulance to a hospital in Halol, Gujarat. Here are more updates from the automobile industry during this crisis.

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