This week we saw some important launches and also got some important details about the 2022 Scorpio
In this week’s news run, we’ve got you covered with plenty of key headlines, from the launch of the long-range Nexon EV Max and the next-generation C-Class to the 2022 Scorpio being teased and spied out in plain sight. So let’s continue the flow to give you all the news that made this week big:
Tata Nexon EV Max
Tata has introduced the Nexon EV Max, which is basically the long-haul variant of the regular EV. It is now offered with a larger battery pack that can provide a claimed range of 437 kilometers. Even the performance is improved with 14 hp and 5 Nm. Finally, being the top version of the range, it also gets a lot of new features on board.
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes Benz brings the sixth generation W206 C-Class to India. The new-generation sedan gets a complete makeover and now resembles its oldest sibling, the S-Class. It has also grown in size, which translates into an even more spacious cabin. It is offered with petrol and diesel engines, the latter in two modes.
Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo
The Kushaq gets the sportier ‘Monte Carlo’ treatment. The compact SUV gets small but distinctive cosmetic tweaks inside and out with a number of feature additions. The Monte Carlo variant is based on the top-spec Style variant and is offered with both the 1-litre and 1.5-litre turbo petrol.
Toyota Fortuner GR-S
Toyota has launched the Fortuner GR (Gazoo Racing) Sport variant in India. It’s based on the top-spec Legender variant and gets certain cosmetic upgrades for a more aggressive look. Although no changes have been made to the powertrains, the suspension has been tuned (in a sportier way) on this new edition.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio All details
Ford drops EV plans in India
In February 2022, we learned of Ford’s plans to restart production in India (for export) via electric vehicles. However, the automaker has now announced that EV production plans have been shelved and that Ford is now “exploring other alternatives to its production facilities”.
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