Top 5 Car News Stories Of The Week: MG Hector Images Leaked, Production-spec Tata Altroz Spied, Hyundai Venue Connected Features And More

Here are all the developments from the four-wheeler space in India in the week gone by

What an action-packed week it has been. Thanks to a new set of leaked images, we now have a fair idea of what the production-spec MG Hector will look like. Meanwhile, Hyundai revealed its connected car tech, Blue Link, which will debut in the upcoming Venue SUV. Super carmaker Porsche is all set to bring in its 2019 iteration of the bonkers Macan this July and Tata’s Altroz was spied in production guise recently. Last but not the least, Jeep fans can rejoice as the Compass Trailhawk variant will come this July.

1) MG Hector Spied Again; Reveals Plenty Of Details:

A fresh set of leaked images clicked at a dealer event reveal not only what the Jeep Compass rival will look like but also several segment-first features. These include connected-car features, a 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a digital instrument display. Until we get our hands on one, have a look at the spy images.

2) Hyundai’s Connected Features Revealed:

Well, the race for introducing the connected SUV is on with Hyundai’s Venue and MG Hector, both of which are expected to launch soon. This week though, Hyundai has revealed 33 features of its Blue Link connected car tech, out of which 10 are specifically for India. The cool thing about Hyundai’s Blue Link is that it will be provided free for the first three years.

3) Porsche’s 2019 Macan To Launch In July:

Come July, Porsche will get its new iteration of the Macan to India. The Macan for 2019 gets new design elements like new headlamps and connected rear taillamp. The Macan will come in two variants for India - the standard Macan and the Macan S. Porsche is expected to price its Macan competitively to lure in Audi Q5 and Jaguar F-PACE customers. To know more juicy details about Porsche’s baby SUV, head here.

4) Tata Altroz Spied In Production Guise:

Tata’s Baleno rival, the Altroz has been in the limelight since the day it was revealed at the Geneva motor show. And now we can see for ourselves how gorgeous it looks in its production guise, thanks to a fresh set of spy pictures.

5) Off Road-oriented Jeep Compass Trailhawk To Come In July:

All the hardcore Jeep fans can take a moment to rejoice now. Yes, finally, the more off road-oriented variant of the Jeep Compass will be launched this July. This variant will also mark the introduction of the much awaited diesel automatic Jeep Compass. And to make things more interesting, it will receive all the off road-oriented hardware Jeeps are renowned for. Know more about the Jeep Compass Trailhawk here.

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