ICYMI 14th December, weekly flashback

December is basically a slow month for automakers. Customers try to put of buying cars and bikes to the next year to get a model produced in the new year. This makes the car newer in terms of insurance and reselling a few years down the line. But with globalization and the number of car makers and car buyers, we are never short of news to report.

Jaguar launched the XF Executive Edition in India at a price of INR 45.12 lk. It slots itself below the top variant of the car but has nearly all bell and whistles you would want out of a Jaguar and at that price.

Harley has become a hot favorite for any motorcycle enthusiast in India and its annual rallies have received tremendous response. This year, 300 Harley owners went to Khajuraho to soak in ancient Indian beauty while cruising on the bikes.

James Bonds new car, the Aston Martin DB10 was previewed for the first time and man-o-man is it drop-dead worthy! Have a look:

2014 Aston-Martin-DB10-Front three Quarters

2014 Aston-Martin-DB10-Front three Quarters

News about cars spied this week:

2016 Toyota Fortuner

2015 Renault Lodgy for India

The New Honda CB Unicorn to be launched in 2015.

2017 Mercedes E-Class which is said to revolutionize the the segment and the E-Class brand as well.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga facelift was caught doing the rounds. Will it have the 4-speed auto gearbox or no?

For mobiles, the OnePlus One is termed as the “Flagship killer”. In Automobiles, the Skoda Superb is similar as it offers the space and luxury of cars more than twice its price and then some more. The dual opening boot and the umbrella stowaway are aped from Roll Royce and you get this for less than INR 30lk! No wonder it sells like hot cakes in India.
The 2016 Skoda Superb was spotted for the first time this week.

Mahindra’s super successful XUV500 has now reached a plateau on the sales graphs and is due for a facelift which was spotted testing. The Facelift XUV500 will continue with the same engines but will have newly designed alloys and few other features.

 

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