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TVS Scooty Zest 110 launched in Goa

Adding a new and snazzier dimension to its iconic Scooty brand, TVS Motor Company launched its much awaited TVS Scooty Zest 110 in Goa.

The all new TVS Scooty Zest 110 offers customers an optimum balance of power, performance, ride quality and handling along with a host of other attractive features, while staying true to its Scooty DNA.

TVS Scooty Zest 110 comes with fresh and modern styling, replete with vibrant graphics in eye-catching colours. Its larger zippy, refined nextgen 109.7 cc engine effects a remarkable initial pickup of 0-60 kmph in a mere 11.1 seconds. The Scooty Zest 110 offers outstanding ride comfort, while seamlessly straddling extremes to maximize the joy of riding.

The styling of Scooty Zest 110 embodies elegance while flaunting a design language that invokes expressions of fun, freshness and freedom for young girls. The Zest 110 effortlessly lives up to the promise of being a stylish yet efficient and agile commuter.

Scooty Zest 110 has the best maneuverability, while simultaneously providing superior road grip, stability and control by way of its ergonomics, ride handling geometry and tubeless tyres. Comfortable seating delivered by a broader and longer double stitched seat, telescopic front suspension and hydraulic mono shock rear spring suspension, assure the rider of a peppy and stress free ride. The scooter offers a large under-seat storage capacity of 19 litres and yet, is among the most compact in its category.

TVS Scooty Zest 110 comes with a gamut of new features including a backlit speedometer, new LED tail lamps, new twilight lamps, a textured floor board, all new painted switch panels, new leaf shaped mirrors and a new compact muffler with stainless steel guard. The scooter also gets retractable bag hooks and under seat hooks. A highly useful feature is a novel open glove box where the rider can keep her small artefacts.

TVS Scooty Zest 110 returns an impressive mileage of 62 kmpl, under simulated test conditions as per TVS Motor standards. The scooter is equipped with a TVS patented econometer which allows the rider obtain the maximum mileage. It also has a long idling indicator to enhance mileage.

Other attractive features include a parking brake, TVS Motor Company patented EaZy centre stand, bigger and brighter head lamp, an auto choke and easy kick start.

TVS Scooty Zest 110 is priced at Rs. 43,300 (ex-Showroom Goa) and available in five exciting metallic colours including a first time Terrific Turquoise, Powerful Pink, Fiery Red, Dynamic White and Daring Black.

ŠKODA Rapid launched with new 1.5 TDI diesel engine and 7 speed DSG transmission

ŠKODA AUTO India introduces the new Rapid with new 7 speed DSG automatic transmission and a powerful 1.5 litre TDI diesel engine. With superior build quality and exclusive features tailor made for the Indian market, the Rapid model range will start at Rs. 7.2 lakhs (Petrol) ex showroom Delhi.

The Rapid will be equipped with a new 1.5 diesel engine which develops 105PS at 4,400 rpm and 250 Nm of torque between 1,500 – 2,500 rpm.

Customers can now choose from six exciting colour options – Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Cappuccino Beige, Deep Black Pearl, Flash Red and the new Toffee Brown colour (the Toffee Brown colour is expected to be available in November).

The Rapid gets new features such as Cruise control, Card holder, parking sensors on rear and ESP (on DSG).

The ŠKODA Rapid will also be available with a new sporty exterior design with the set of black elements:  headlamps, fog lamps, grille with logo-lip, multi-spoke alloys and external mirrors.



Volkswagen launches Vento Facelift

Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker has introduced the Vento facelift in India. To suit a wide range of requirements and driving preference, the Vento is available with a range of four-cylinder engines – 1.6 MPI, 1.2 TSI and a new 1.5 TDI powerplants, all of which offer an excellent blend of power, performance and fuel economy. The Vento 1.5 TDI is now available with Volkswagen’s technologically advanced 7-Speed Dual-Clutch DSG automatic transmission, a feature that is unique in this segment.

The new Vento’s 1.5-litre four-cylinder TDI turbo-diesel engine produces 103 horsepower and 250Nm of torque, which provides impressive performance on the road, while its fuel economy figure of 21.21kpl provides uncompromised efficiency.

The 1.2 TSI engine produces 103 horsepower and 175Nm of torque, and delivers 16.93kpl in terms of fuel economy. The 1.6 MPI engine produces 103 horsepower and 153Nm of torque, and returns 15.04kpl.

Changes to the car include – Dual front airbags on all variants, redesigned 15-inch alloy wheels, and new, more powerful dual-beam headlamps, at-bottomed multi-function steering wheel with integrated controls for the car’s entertainment system, footwell lights and Bluetooth telephony. New colours available for the Vento line-up include Toffee Brown and Night Blue.

Ex-showroom prices (Mumbai) are Rs 10.49 – 10.94 lakh for the new Vento 1.5 TDI DSG, Rs 8.57 – 9.90 lakh for the Vento 1.5 TDI,Rs 9.35 – 9.92 lakh for the Vento 1.2 TSI DSG, and Rs 7.44 – Rs 8.87 lakh for the Vento 1.6 MPI.


Limited Edition Wagon R Krest introduced

Maruti Suzuki has introduced the limited edition Wagon R Krest to gear up for the upcoming festive season. The Wagon R Krest comes packed with 10 smart customer centric features making it more stylish, energetic and dynamic. Customers can enjoy these smart features worth – Rs. 32,500 at an additional cost of Rs 22,500/- only.

10 smart features offered on the Wagon R Krest are

  • Attractive Front grille
  • Double Din Audio system with Bluetooth + speakers
  • Reverse Parking Sensor with Digital Display
  • Keyless Central Locking
  • Elegant seat covers
  • Limited edition classy body graphics
  • Stylish wheel covers
  • Mud Flaps
  • Carpet floor mats
  • Steering wheel cover

The Wagon R is powered by the 1.0 litre K-series, engine, which produces max power of 68PS power and a mileage of 20.5 km/l in petrol.

Wagon-R-Krest copy

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Regalia & Swift Silver Plus limited editions launched

Maruti Suzuki has introduced limited versions of the popular Swift hatchback and DZire sedan in Goa. Christened as DZire Regalia and Swift Sliver Plus the two models offer a number of accessories coupled with a lower price tag.

The Swift Silve Plus edition is equipped with Sony audio system and speakers, reverse parking sensors, mobile holder along with charger, premium seat covers & steering cover and premium neck pillow and back cushion. The accessories if bought individually will cost Rs. 31,745, but Maruti Suzuki is offering the Silver Plus edition Kit at Rs. 27,500 which offers the customer additional benefits of Rs. 4,245.

The DZire Regalia edition comes Signature Leather Wrinkled seat covers, attractive body graphics & decals, reverse parking sensors, designer floor mats and interior styling kit. The accessories if bought individually will cost Rs. 18,810 and the Regalia limited edition Kit costs Rs. 13,800.

Maruti Suzuki is also offering special exchange bonus on the Swift &DZire.

Maruti-Suzuki-DZire-Regalia-Swift-Silver-Plus copy

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