The Suzuki Baleno is a subcompact car produced by the Japanese manufacturer Suzuki since 2015. Prior to this, the "Baleno" name had been applied to the Suzuki Cultus Crescent in numerous export markets.
The car was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015, and was launched in India on October 24, 2015 and in Japan on March 9, 2016. It became available in Europe in April 2016. [Wiki]
German automaker Audi has unveiled its Q2 Compact SUV at the ongoing 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The compact SUV is expected to eventually make its way to India and will be a loner in the segment, while filling in a spot just below the Q3 for the Audi’s India portfolio. The car is expected to go on sale in the European markets this year and in the year 2017, it might make its way to India.
Tata Zica which has been renamed as Tiago, was showcased at the on-going 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The Indian automaker has rebadged it, courtesy the resemblance of its previous name ‘Zica’ to that of the ‘Zika’ virus. Tata has showcased the personalised version of its hatch at Geneva, which was recently displayed at Tata’s pavilion during the 2016 Indian Auto Expo.
Ferrari has showcased the GTC4Lusso at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The name sounds distinctive and the credit for same should be delivered to Ferrari, as they have creatively amalgamated the names of 330 GTC and 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, along with the seating capacity of the four-wheeler (4). The upgraded version of the FF has made its international debut at the Switzerland show, though the car had been showcased earlier.
Aston Martin has at last unveiled its post Bond DB series car, the DB11. This is the first product to be launched under the company’s ‘Second Century’ plan. The car is just staggering and packs a 600bhp 5.2-litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine, which makes it the most powerful production DB car ever to be made. It employs state of art aerodynamics, and just a singular glance is enough to establish this.
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has introduced a new Petrol/ CNG bi-fuel version of its Amaze compact sedan. Christened the Amaze 1.2 S MT Plus, the new variant is available from today onwards in the cities where the alternative fuel is on offer. Commenting on the introduction of the new variant, Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India said, “At HCIL, we constantly work towards enhancing customer experience through our products and services. We are extremely happy to bring the Amaze with a CNG option for our customers, which will not only be cheaper to run and maintain but also eco-friendly.”