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    Best 5 upcoming car launches in India to look out for in 2017

    by V3Cars Team on Thursday, Oct 12 2017

    The current year has already witnessed the launch of an array of new cars in India, while a lot more are yet to come before the year ends. Here are the top 5 new car launches in India that will launch within 2017:

    The current year has already witnessed the launch of an array of new cars in India, while a lot more are yet to come before the year ends. Here are the top 5 new car launches in India that will launch within 2017:

     

    1. Skoda Kodiaq

    Czech car maker Skoda is all set to launch its first full-sized 7-seater SUV - Kodiaq in India on 4th of October, 2017. The Kodiaq is underpinned on Skoda’s parent Volkswagen's MQB platform. The new Skoda Kodiaq premium SUV will initially launch with a 2.0L diesel motor offering 147 hp and 300 Nm, paired to a 7-speed DSG transmission. The Kodiaq is expected to have a price range of around Rs. 25 - 30 lakhs. It will rival the likes Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour.

     

    2. Renault Captur

    French car maker, Renault is also ready to launch its Captur crossover/SUV in this month (October). Based on the same platform as the Duster, the Captur will be positioned above the Duster as a premium product. It will get powered by a 1.5L petrol and diesel engine choices. The petrol mill can generate 104 hp and 142 Nm and coupled with a 5 speed manual transmission, while the diesel motor delivers 108 hp and 240 Nm and is mated to a 6 speed transmission. An automatic transmission version is expected to come later. The Captur is expected to have a price range of around Rs. 10 - 15 lakhs, and it will rival the likes of the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross and Hyundai Creta.

     

    3. Ford EcoSport facelift

    American auto major, Ford will launch the updated avatar of its popular EcoSport subcompact SUV soon, which is likely to happen shortly after the festive season in India. The Ford EcoSport facelift will get a new face and other cosmetic changes both on the outside and inside. There will be new headlights, larger fog lamps, LED DRLs, new grille, updated tail lights and new cover for tailgate mounted spare wheel (dropped in global model). Ford will also introduce a 1.5 litre Dragon series petrol engine. It is expected to have a price range of Rs. 7.10 - 10.38 lakhs and fights with Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and Mahindra TUV300.

     

    4. Volkswagen Passat

    Volkswagen is bringing back its Passat in its 8th generation avatar. The new Volkswagen Passat is scheduled to launch in India on 10th of October, 2017. It is based on the MQB platform and packs in a 2.0L TDI engine. The engine delivers 177 hp and gets paired to a 6-speed DSG transmission. The Passat will be available in India two trims - Comfortline and Highline and will offer 9 airbags as standard. It will have a price range of Rs. 30 - 35 lakhs.

     

    5. Range Rover Velar

    Clearly year 2017 is the year of SUV launches, and the 5th model in this list is also a SUV. The new Range Rover Velar SUV is likely to launch in India by the end of this year. It will be placed between the Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Evoque and will pack in a 2.0L Ingenium turbocharged diesel motor offering 177 hp and 430 Nm. There will also be a 2.0 litre petrol mill which will offer 246 hp and 365 Nm. Both the engines are mated to an 8 speed automatic gearbox. The Velar is likely to have a price range of around Rs. 80 lakhs – Rs. 1 crore, and go against the BMW X5 and Audi Q7.


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