Toyota launches Its First Ever Crossover- The New Etios Cross
Toyota announced the launch of New Etios Cross, marking the commencement of sales. The new vehicle was unveiled in February at the 12th Auto Expo, in Greater Noida. The New Etios Cross will further expand the Etios family along with its existing models – Etios & Liva.
The vehicle is extremely popular in Brazil where it was first launched. The new Etios Cross will also be exported from India.
The new Etios Cross combines the rugged looks of an SUV with the easy drive, fuel efficiency and maneuverability of a Hatch. The unique styling of the car makes a statement, appealing to the customers looking for a car with a distinct identity. Compact on the outside yet spacious inside, Etios Cross is best suited for urban usage, with its ease of parking and drivability.
It effectively combines style and practicality, typically demanded by customers in the segment. Available in three powerful engine options 1.5 L & 1.2 L Petrol engine and 1.4L D-4D Diesel engine, the new crossover from Toyota is positioned as a youthful yet rugged offering.
Etios Cross is available with three engine options, to suit varied driving habits and customer requirements:
• 1.5 L Petrol (DOHC) – 66KW (90 PS) @ 5600 rpm
• 1.2 L Petrol (DOHC) – 59KW (80 PS) @ 5600 rpm
• 1.4 L Diesel (D4D) – 50 KW (68 PS) @ 3800 rpm
The vehicle is being offered in four grades. The vehicles are priced at:
• G – 5,72,856
• V – 7,38,210
• D-4D GD – 6,96,791
• D-4D VD – 7,37,440
*All prices are ex-showroom Goa.
Key Exterior Features:
Rugged styling with:-
• Bold Front Grille
• Side Cladding
• Stylish Diamond Cut Alloys
• Sturdy & Stylish Roof Rails
• Dynamic Rear Cladding with Badging & Roof Spoiler
• Fog Lamps with integrated turn indicators
• ORVM with Turn Indicators
• Rear Defogger with Wiper
• Key Interior Features:
• Piano Black Interiors
• Sporty Seat Fabric with White Stitch & Logo
• 2 DIN Audio with Bluetooth, USB, AUX-in & Remote
• Audio control on leather wrapped steering wheel
The New Etios Cross is available in new sporty Inferno Orange and seven other colors- Ultramarine Blue, Classic Grey, Symphony Silver, Celestial Black, White, Vermilion Red & Harmony Beige. Along with a set of whole new exciting features, the Etios Cross also ensures the highest standards of safety with dual front SRS airbags, ABS with EBD and the globally renowned promise of Toyota’s QDR (Quality, Durability & Reliability) standards.
Suzuki Motorcycles Launches 110 Cc Scooter Let’s In Goa
Suzuki Motorcycle India Limited (SMIL), launched the 110 cc LET’S scooter in Goa.The practical, light and fast LET’S is directed at urban youth looking for styling, economy and practicality.LET’S is powered by a light, compact, fuel efficient 110cc engine with cutting edge Suzuki Eco Performance Engine (SEP) technology – delivering a class leading 63 kmpl.
LETS is available in five color options – Pearl Mira Red, Metallic Triton Blue, Pearl Mirage White, Glass Sparkle Black and Metallic Sonic Silver, at a price of Rs. 49,614 (On-road, Goa).
Suzuki Let’s Specifications
• Engine: 4 stroke, air cooled SOHC 112.8 cc
• Max Power: 8.7hp @ 7500 rpm
• Max Torque: 9.0Nm @ 5500 rpm
• Tire Size: 90/100 10 inch tubeless (both front and rear)
• Length x Width x Height: 1810mm x 660mm x 1120mm
• Wheelbase: 1250mm
• Ground Clearance: 160mm
• Seat (Saddle) height: 765mm
• Kerb Weight: 98kgs
• Fuel Tank: 5.2 lit
Hyundai introduces Eon with1.0 Litre Kappa engine
Hyundai Motor India introduced the advanced 1.0 Litre Kappa engine for its India trendsetter, Eon. The new 1.0 Litre Eon will be available along with the current 0.8 Litre Eon.
The Euro 5 ready 1.0 Litre Kappa petrol engine is equipped with latest Dual VTVT technology and designed to deliver high engine performance, with enhanced fuel efficiency and low emissions. The advanced 1.0 Litre three-cylinder engine delivers high power of 69PS@6,200 rpm and peak torque at 9.6 kgm at 3500 rpm for an enhanced driving experience resulting in less frequent gear shifting and high fuel efficiency of 20.3 Kmpl (ARAI Certified).
The 1.0 Litre engine is mated with a5-speed manual gearbox which offers smooth gear shifting and has low noise gear design for improved NVH. Moreover to minimize the noise, vibration & harshness levels (NVH), a low friction timing chain has been adopted while the piston cooling jets ensure optimum piston temperature for most efficient engine working for higher fuel economy & enhanced engine performance.
The Eon 1.0 Kappa engine will be available in Magna+ variant at an ex-showroom price (Goa): Rs. 383,302.
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