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GST impact on cars: Tata Motors offering discount up to Rs 2.17 lakh on select models

Written by | July 5, 2017 | 0
Goods and Service Tax (GST) has come as a boon for car buyers as various manufacturers have been announcing price cuts on their product lineups. The latest to join this series of price reductions is Tata Motors, which has announced GST price cuts up to 12 percent. The reductions will range between Rs 3300 and Rs 2,17,000, depending on the model and variant. While the company has not clarified the exact reductions based on variants, buyers must be advised that the exact amount of price cut will differ according to the model and variant. GST has brought down prices on various car segments, even the tax on small cars has been lowered – small petrol cars are now taxed at 29 percent, while small diesel cars are now taxed at 31 percent. In June 2017, Tata registered a dip in its passenger vehicle

Nokia 3310 to go on sale in India from May 18, priced at Rs 3310

Written by | May 16, 2017 | 0
The revamped version of the phone was officially announced at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) held at Barcelona in late February. The iconic Nokia 3310 is arriving in India in another two days that too at a “recommended best buy price” of Rs 3310, confirmed HMD Global, a Finish firm who now owns the rights to market Nokia brand, in a statement. The phone will hit the Indian shelves from Thursday, May 18 in top stores across the country. The revamped version of the phone was officially announced at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) held at Barcelona in late February, stealing the show from all smartphone vendors. To recall, the new 3310 qualifies as a “feature phone”. Unlike the smartphone which is capable of providing 3G/4G connectivity, Nokia 3310 relies on 2.5G connectivity and

Lamborghini Aventador S Launched In India At INR 5.01 Crore : Official Release

Written by | March 3, 2017 | 0
Lamborghini extended its list of offerings in the Indian market with the launch of Aventador’s. The new supercar has been priced at INR 5.01 Crore. You would’ve probably read our launch report. Visually, the S moniker adds more aggressively sculpted, as well as more aerodynamic front and rear bumpers. The new S model will inherit the naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12 engine from the Aventador family, but it has been tuned to deliver 40 HP more than the outgoing model, uplifting the output to 740 HP. This time, we have the official release by Automobili Lamborghini India.: Automobili Lamborghini India, today launched the Lamborghini Aventador’s in India. The new Lamborghini Aventador S represents a new era of aerodynamic design, redeveloped suspension, increased power and new driving

Honda PCX 150 Price in India

Written by | February 7, 2017 | 0
Honda PCX 150 is likely to make it into India. This will be the company’s first-ever 150cc scooter for the Indian market. The Japanese bike maker had showcased the 125cc version of this scooter back at the 2014 Auto Expo and it was labelled as ‘motor scooter’. However, the PCX shall be coming as a 150cc scooter. Designed to appeal and look more upmarket. What are the features, what will this scooter offer? We share all the details. Honda PCX 150 Price in India Variants Price (on-road) Lowest Expected INR 83,000 Highest Expected INR 87,000 This is one of the most important aspects. Now, the Aprilia SR 150 has been priced at about INR 76,000 (on-road, New Delhi), but the Honda won’t be this affordable. The Honda scooter won’t be just about performance, it will be about be style, luxury

New Porsche Panamera India launch in March

Written by | January 23, 2017 | 0
At the time of launch, the German carmaker will only offer the four-door sedan in Turbo form. The Panamera Turbo is powered by an all-new 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol that makes 550 hp and 770 Nm, giving the sedan a claimed 0-100kph time of 4.2 seconds. The Turbo will be followed by the Panamera Executive Turbo. The ‘Executive’ is essentially a stretched version of the Panamera and features a 150mm longer wheelbase for increased rear passenger space. Expect a price tag in the region of Rs 1.9 crore (estimated, ex-showroom) for the standard Turbo while the Executive Turbo will cost over Rs 2 crore. Porsche will expand the Panamera range with the launch of more petrol and diesel variants by the year-end. A hybrid model will launch next year. The diesel models will include a new 3.0-litre

Nissan launches new 2017 Sunny in India

Written by | January 17, 2017 | 0
NEW DELHI: Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company of Japan on Tuesday unveiled its all new sedan 2017 Sunny at a price of Rs 7.91 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be immediately available in dealerships across the country. The automaker said in a press explanation, “The New Sunny 2017 upgrades the excellence of the auto with unparalled solace and style and now comes enhanced in a tasteful and exquisite ‘Sandstone Brown’ outside shading. Up-to-date chrome entryway handles upgrade the auto’s top notch climate. Also, the inside now has the alternative of an all-dark look with striking dark texture seats and new dark inside boards.” Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India stated, “Nissan India is continually listening to the voice of

Samsung Galaxy S8 May Launch On 15th Of April

Written by | January 16, 2017 | 0
We have heard a number of rumors about the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and according to a recent report the handset may launch on the 15th of April. OPrevious rumors have suggested that the Samsung Galaxy S8 would be announced at MWC 2017 at the end of February and then the handsets would go on sale some time in April. According to this new report Samsung will launch some new smartphones in April with a significantly improved front camera, so there is a good chance that this is the new Galaxy S8. As soon as we get some more details about the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and also some clarification on exactly when it will launch, we will let you guys know.

Samsung Galaxy S8 with 5-inch display and S8 Plus with 6-inch display reportedly in works

Written by | December 26, 2016 | 0
Samsung will introduce Galaxy S8 early next year, the successor to S7 and S7 edge like every year. This time, Samsung is expected to introduce Galaxy S8 in two screen sizes with one of the S8 variants getting a 5-inch display like regular S7 and the other device packing a larger 6-inch display. Earlier rumours indicated that Samsung will drop the regular version of Galaxy S8 and introduce versions with curved display only. Now according to new reports emerging from Samsung’s home country, the Korean smartphone is contemplating options of launching Galaxy S8 with two different screen sizes. The larger variant with 6-inch display is likely to be christened S8 Plus and it is likely to have an overall footprint similar to Galaxy Note7. Samsung is preparing a new design for Galaxy S8 which

Bajaj Dominar 400 price in India starts at INR 1.36 lakh – Check features, engine specifications, images and video

Written by | December 16, 2016 | 0
The Indian two-wheeler market witnessed history in the making on 15 December with the launch of the Bajaj Dominar 400. This is Bajaj Auto‘s first foray into a market segment dominated by the Royal Enfield, and the company has set a bold target of gaining a 20 percent market share. Royal Enfield, by the way, holds an 80 percent share of the market of motorcycles priced between INR 1 lakh and INR 2 lakh. It is a a big shift away from Bajaj’s previous strategy of volume-focused growth, and into a growing market of purposeful, high-performance machines. The new Bajaj Dominar 400 makes for a strong case, too, especially when looking at its spot-on pricing of INR 1.36 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the non-ABS model. Even with the twin channel ABS, the Dominar is priced at INR 1.5 lakh (ex-showroom

Samsung Galaxy A7 Gets WiFi Certification

Written by | December 13, 2016 | 0
We are expecting to hear about the new Galaxy A series of smartphones from Samsung shortly and now the Samsung Galaxy A7 has received its WiFi certification. The Galaxy A7 with the model number SM-A720X recently got certified by the WiFi Alliance, the handset also received FCC approval recently. The Samsung Galaxy A7 is rumored to come with a 5.7 inch display with a Full HD resolution and it will feature a Samsung Exynos 7780 processor and 3GB of RAM. The handset will apparently come with 32GB or 64GB of included storage and it will feature a 16 megapixel camera on the front and back. As yet there are no details on when the new Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 will be made official, as soon as we get some more details, we will let you people know.

Kawasaki W800 Spotted At Dealership, Could Be Launched In India

Written by | December 6, 2016 | 0
Kawasaki dealership in Pune has welcomed a new guest, the W800 which has been kept on display. The company needs a judgement about the response of the viewers which might help Kawasaki to make a decision of its launch in India. For retro motorcycle lovers, this unit would be an absolute treat to view in the company’s dealership and on the roads, in the future. Launched in 2007, the Kawasaki W800 inherited its style and platform from the W650 which got discontinued. The classic design pattern carries so much of elegance with its chrome filled flesh and single unit long seat. The stretched length of the motorcycle with multi spoke wheels, old school mirrors, and retro-style handlebars makes it an alluring package for those who admire old days. Powering the bike is a 773 cc air-cooled, fuel

5 tips to protect your smartphone from hackers

Written by | December 6, 2016 | 0
Take a deep breath and then think about how much time you spend on your smartphone everyday. On an average, a person spends more than four hours using the smartphone daily. From making a call to the dry cleaners and downloading your favourite grocery app to shopping for home supplies and purchasing your next party dress, these smart devices are used for just about everything now. Unfortunately, reports suggest, over 40 mobiles are stolen everyday in metros like New Delhi and Mumbai. Most never get recovered. So, what can one do? It is time you secure your mobile phone so that you are safe from thieves (in case the phone is lost/stolen) and also cyber attacks. 1.Encryption is the key Android allows you to en crypt all the data on your device. You’ll need to key in a password or PIN each

Mini Cooper Clubman All4 India Launch on December 15

Written by | December 3, 2016 | 0
Mini Cooper Clubman All4 is the largest model in the portfolio; comes powered by 2.0L petrol and diesel engines with AWD configuration Mini will be launching the Cooper Clubman All4 for the domestic market on December 15. The estate version of the regular Cooper in all-wheel drive configuration saw its new generation being introduced in January 2016. Expected to be priced between Rs. 35 lakh and Rs. 42 lakh (ex-showroom), Mini dealerships across the nation have not reportedly started taking bookings yet. With a four-door body, it will appeal for customers wanting to own a sporty high-end hatchback with extra room for passengers and the luggage. The largest vehicle in Mini’s existing car line will be made available in petrol and diesel variants. It measures 4,253 mm in length, 1,800 mm in

Maruti Vitara Brezza Petrol India Launch by April 2017

Written by | November 28, 2016 | 0
Indo-Japanese car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, launched its most anticipated product, the Maruti Vitara Brezza, earlier this year in March 2016. While the company only launched the diesel variant of the sub-compact SUV, the Vitara Brezza Petrol is nowhere to be seen. At the launch of the SUV, the company had confirmed the launch of the petrol variant by the end of this year which has now been postponed to a later date. If reports are to be believed, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is expected to be launched in India by April 2017. The Vitara Brezza will rival the Ford EcoSport, Mahindra TUV 300 and the Mahindra Nuvo Sport. The petrol variant of the Vitara Brezza will be powered by a 1.0-litre Booster Jet engine. Features list on the Vitara Brezza include 7-inch touch-screen infotainment system,

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Felicity Launched at INR 4.4 lakh in India

Written by | November 25, 2016 | 0
The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Felicity comes equipped with features like Bluetooth music system with speakers, reverse parking sensors with display and PU leather seat covers among others. Leading Indo-Japanese carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has today launched the limited edition Maruti Wagon R Felicity. The car has been launched in India at a price of INR 4.4 lakh for the Lxi variant while the top-end Vxi-AMT (O) variant is priced at INR 5.37 lakh (all prices are Ex-showroom Delhi). The new Wagon R Felicity limited edition comes equipped with range of features like double-din Bluetooth music system with speakers, reverse parking sensors with display and voice guidance along with PU (artificial leather) seat covers and steering cover. On the outside, the Wagon R Felicity comes with exciting new body

Samsung Galaxy S8 tipped to have dedicated Artificial Intelligence button

Written by | November 11, 2016 | 0
After Google recently announced their Pixel smartphones to have Google assistant, and iPhone and Microsoft already in the digital assistant arena with Siri and Cortana, it looks like Samsung too is making attempts to the follow the suit soon. The South-Korea multinational giant is looking forward to bring their own personal assistant software to their devices. Samsung Galaxy S8 scheduled to get a launch by the company somewhere in the next year and rumors regarding it has already been surfacing amidst all the Note 7 Fiasco. Surprising, after what went down with Note 7, everyone has their hopes high with Samsung to come with a reliable and great product. Samsung has been working on complete hardware revamp with its next flagship device. The company is reportedly going to add an additional button

Volkswagen Polo GTI launched at Rs 25.99 lakh

Written by | November 3, 2016 | 0
Mumbai: Volkswagen India has just launched the Polo GTI at Rs 25.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). VW India has already stated accepting bookings for the car on its website. Only 99 units of the GTI have been made available for the Indian market currently. The new three-door Polo GTI draws power from the 192 bhp 1.8-litre turbo-petrol engine, capable of churning out 320 Nm of torque. The Polo GTI can go from 0-100 kph in a claimed 7.2 seconds. The front-wheel drive GTI’s engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic gearbox. Its steering wheel gets paddle shifters too. On the outside, the new GTI gets the honeycomb grille with the GTI badge, LED day time running lights, sportier bumpers and 16-inch alloy wheels. The exhaust tail pipe gets chrome surrounds. The new Polo GTI is available in

Mini Cooper S Carbon: Limited edition Mini launched in India at Rs 39.90 lakh

Written by | October 26, 2016 | 0
New Delhi: BMW owned Mini has launched a limited edition of its popular small hatchback Cooper S. The limited edition Mini Cooper S has been christened the Carbon Edition with only 20 CBU units being built. Prices for the Mini Cooper S Carbon Edition start at Rs 39.90 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and it will be sold exclusively on e-commerce platform Amazon India. The Carbon Edition Cooper S receives a host of performance and visual upgrades that will set it apart from the regular Mini Cooper. It receives the John Cooper Works Tuning Kit along with official John Cooper Works Accessories that make this limited edition Mini Cooper all the more sportier. The Mini Cooper S Carbon Edition gets a 18 bhp bump in power and a 20Nm bump in torque over the regular Mini Cooper S. The JCW tuning kit on the

Vespa 946 Emporio Armani edition worth Rs 9.40 lakh coming to India

Written by | October 24, 2016 | 0
New Delhi: Piaggio India has something very special in store for the scooter fans, as they get ready to bring the country’s most expensive scooter, Vespa 946 Emporio Armani edition, to mark the company’s 70th anniversary in India. According to some reports that the launch is slated for October 25, we have confirmation that the launch will take place on a later date. As we mentioned earlier, the Vespa 946 Emporio Armani edition will be the most expensive scooter to come to India at a price of Rs 9.40 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi). Now, you might be wondering why the company is launching a scooter at such an exorbitant price; the reason being, Piaggio has collaborated with none other than the iconic fashion brand, Emporio Armani, to come up with an ultra luxurious scooter for the

Samsung halts production of Galaxy Note 7 after replacement devices catch fire

Written by | October 10, 2016 | 0
New Delhi: Samsung has temporarily halted production of Galaxy Note 7 after replacement devices caught fire, reported South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, on Monday. Samsung’s nightmare came true after reports of their replacement devices which also experienced similar issues. Last week, a replacement Note 7 device reportedly caught fire on a US flight, following which the flight was cancelled after evacuation. According to The Verge, Southwest Airlines flight 994 from Louisville to Baltimore was evacuated after a smoked Note 7 was spotted, during the boarding process. Samsung had earlier globally recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over battery overheating. After Samsung provided replacement phones for Galaxy Note 7,  India’s civil aviation regulator lifted the restrictions on in-flight