Car launches this festive season 2018: What's new

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New Delhi : The festive aura is all around and it is time for shopping. Indian automobile manufacturers are preparing to launch best of vehicles in the market. From Hyundai Santro to new Ford Aspire, there are at least a dozen products in offering during the festive season 2018. Take a look at the upcoming car launches in the market.

  • Ford Aspire

Ford India will launch Ford Aspire on October 4.  Ford has started accepting bookings for the latest version of its compact sedan at its authorized dealerships across the country. Customers can book a New Ford Aspire by paying Rs 11,000 at any Ford dealership. The new car will feature a floating infotainment system, 6 airbags and other premium features.

  • Mercedes-AMG G 63 

Mercedes-Benz India will be launched in October 5. Mercedes has announced a slew of product launch, including the Mercedes-AMG new flagship SUV – the G63. It is powered by a new 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that makes 585hp and 850Nm of peak torque and has a weight of nearly 2500kg. However, it can still do 0-100kph in just 4.5 seconds. 

  • Honda CR-V 

Honda will launch its all-new CR-V on October 9. It now gets seven-seater option and it also gets a 120hp, 1.6-litre diesel engine option for the first time in India, mated to a new 9-speed automatic transmission with switch type gear selector. The new Honda CR-V will compete against the Hyundai Tucson and Volkswagen Tiguan.

  • Datsun Go, Go+ 

Datsun Go, Go+ will be launched on October 10. The car will get Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The model get minor styling updates and are equipped with a typical front grille of Datsun with hexagonal grille surrounded by chrome, now wider and more upright, making the new models look more sporty. New headlamps with a new design now feature LED daytime running light, while the outside rear view mirror added get indicator lights.

  • Isuzu MU-X 

Isuzu will release its new MU-X SUV on October 16th with minor styling updates both inside and out, and other additions to the cabin. The engine options are likely to remain unchanged. The move is seen to counter the upcoming flagship Mahindra XUV700 (Y400) and also the popular duo of Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour.