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Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI – Highlights

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Volkswagen Polo first launched in 2010, and it been 10 years now still available in the market. Without any major changes, it’s still available in the market, and in these years Volkswagen Polo engine variants updated. Now with BS6 complaint, Volkswagen now available in the latest 1.0 TSI Petrol Engine.

The new 999cc, three-cylinder direct-injection turbo-petrol engine is the new addition to Polo cars. This engine is packed with technology and finely managed to deliver efficient power and fuel economy. Previously Polo cars are available in 1.2 TSI Petrol engine, and now with this latest 1.0 TSI engine power is up by 5hp to 110hp. Now the new TSI unit is available with a 6-speed manual gearbox for the first time. Apart from the new engine change, minimal changes in the new Polo. Inside Polo there is a 6.5-inch touchscreen, it is not very large but the quality of the display and touch function is good. It has a very sporty and clear instrument panel with its white-on-black numbering and the monotone central display. Also, it has a leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel.

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Kia Sonet, Kia’s next Premium SUV

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Kia Motors Corp. South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, ready to launch its entry-level sports utility vehicle “Sonet” in India. Kia Motors first entered the Indian market with Kia sellers SUV in 2019 followed by the Kia Carnival MPV.

The Production-ready Kia Sonet has a distinctive and dynamic design as well as many first in segment features. first showcased at the New Delhi auto expo 2020 as a concept, the all-new Kia Sonet is scheduled to make its world premiere on Aug 7 making a bold statement in the compact SUV segment. Based on the platform its cousin the Hyundai venue the Kia Sonet will have similarly compact dimensions and youthful eye-grabbing styling replete with signature tiger-nose grille, integrated ice cube styled fog lamps, 16-inch alloys, rear windshield and characteristic tail lamp detailing

Once launched the Kia Sonet will rival the Hyundai Venues, Suzuki Vitara Brezza, XUV 300, Tata Nexon, Ford Ecosport respectively

Engine specs of Kia Sonet
1.0 litre turbo petrol with dual-clutch automatic gear bore
1.2 litre petrol engine with S speed manual transmission
1.5 litre 100 bhp diesel engine with a 6-speed manual transmission

“With the new Kia Sonet, we had the ambition to give this compact SUV a strong and muscular character found only in much larger vehicles. With this in mind, we have designed what we believe is a great SUV with a uniquely sporty attitude, a confident stance and a dynamic silhouette” said Karim Habib, Senior Vice President and head of Kia Design Center at Kia Motor Corp.

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Hero Xtreme 160R Specifications

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From the Hero MotorCorp we got a new addition in the 160 cc segment, its the new Hero Xtreme 160R. The new Hero Xtreme 160R has first mentioned in the Hero World 2020 event in February 2020. Hero Xtreme is considered to be a successful model form Hero MotorCorp , and the company frequently making changes to keep their position. The new Hero Xtreme is now mentioning on the website with a BS6 label as well.

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The Hero Xtreme 160R is powered by a 160 cc single-cylinder engine makes 15 bhp at 8,500 rpm which is air-cooled and BS6 compliant. Also, this motorcycle gets Hero’s Xsens technology and programmed fuel injection. The engine equipped with a 5-speed gearbox and gets single-channel ABS as standard fitment. The company claiming that the motorcycle will reach a 0-60 kmph sprint time of 4.7 seconds. Considering the disc brakes, the front disc gets a standard 276 mm one while the rear gets an optional 220 mm disc.

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Apart from these, with the good looking exterior we are getting full digital display, LED lighting package, side-stand engine cut-off feature. The newly designed fuel tank along with the blacked-out engine and frame adding a sporty look in the front. This is the motorcycle that included LED indicators first in the segment, and the newly designed Signature LED Taillamp is very attractive.

 

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Colours available: Pearl Silver White, Vibrant Blue, and Sports Red

Price : (All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi)

Front Disc variant – Rs. 99,950
Dual Disc variant – Rs. 103,500

Main competitors: The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and the Suzuki Gixxer 155.

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Maruti Suzuki is planning to recall about 1.34 lakh units of WagonR and Baleno

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Maruti Suzuki India Limited on 15 July 2020, announced about a recall process for the WagonR (1 Litre) and Baleno (Petrol) manufactured between the below period. The carmaker mentioned that they will inspect 56,663 units of WagonR and 78,222 units of Baleno for a possible issue with the fuel pump. The faulty part will be replaced, free of cost. Owners of the suspected vehicles under this recall process campaign will be contacted by authorized dealers soon.

WagonR (1 Litre) – between November 15th 2018 and October 15th 2019
Baleno (Petrol) – between January 8th 2019 and November 4th 2019

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