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New Car Launches In India In 2013


Although the slowdown has hit the Indian market, car manufacturers are betting big on new vehicle launches to create momentum and increase sales. Just like the past few years, next year too, we will see various cars being launched in the Indian market. Some launches are all new vehicles while others are facelifts and updates to existing products. Either way, prospective buyers have a lot to look forward to in year 2013. All price estimates are ex-showroom, Delhi are are indicative only (actual price may vary).

HATCHBACKS

2013 Suzuki A-Star Update

Maruti Suzuki A-Star Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 3.5 – 4.5 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: Styling changes with minor price revision to boost A-Star sales.

2013 Chevrolet Beat Facelift

Chevrolet Beat Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 3.5 – 5.5 lakhs
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: Cosmetic update to keep things fresh.

Liva TRD Sportivo

Toyota Etios Liva Sport and Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 7.2 lakhs
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: Body kit with Etios sedan’s 1.5-litre engine producing 89 BHP of power. Facelifted Etios Liva to get improved interiors.

2013 Volkswagen Polo Spied

New Volkswagen Polo Engines
Expected Price: Rs. 9 lakhs
Launch: May 2013
What to expect: More powerful 1.2 TSI and 1.6 TDI engines to make Polo a hot hatch in the real sense.

2012 Fiat Punto Front

Fiat Punto Evo
Expected Price: Rs. 5 – 7 lakhs
Launch: June 2013
What to expect: Stunning Punto gets even more attractive. New powertrains could debut.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Expected Price: Rs. 19.5 lakhs
Launch: May 2013
What to expect: The stunning A-Class has huge potential if priced right.

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

New Volkswagen Beetle
Expected Price: Rs. 30 lakhs
Launch: June 2013
What to expect: Vastly improved Beetle in most areas.

MINI Cooper Diesel India

MINI Cooper Diesel
Expected Price: Rs. 30 lakhs
Launch: July 2013
What to expect: A frugal MINI with adequate performance.

2014 Hyundai i10 Hatchback

Second Generation Hyundai i10
Expected Price: Rs. 3.5-6.2 lakhs
Launch: October 2013
What to expect: Bigger and roomier, the next generation i10 will get a diesel heart.

VW CrossPolo

Volkswagen Cross Polo
Expected Price: Rs. 10 lakhs
Launch: November 2013
What to expect: Stop gap measure to compete in compact SUV space till Taigun arrives.

2012 BMW 1-Series

BMW 1-Series
Expected Price: Rs. 18 lakhs
Launch: December 2013
What to expect: Locally assembled 1-Series will be the most affordable BMW.

Tata Nano Spied Mumbai

Tata Nano Diesel
Expected Price: Rs. 2.5 lakhs
Launch: December 2013
What to expect: The most frugal car in the country by a mile.

COMPACT SEDANS

2012 Mahindra Verito News

Mahindra Verito Sub-4m
Expected Price: Rs. 5 lakhs
Launch: February 2013
What to expect: Sub 4-metre Verito to benefit from lower excise duty.

2013 Honda Brio Sedan

Honda Amaze
Expected Price: Rs. 6-8 lakhs
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: First Honda vehicle in India with a diesel engine.

Tata Manza CS
Expected Price: Rs. 5.5-7 lakhs
Launch: September 2013
What to expect: Sub 4-metre Manza to fill the gap between the Indigo CS and regular Manza.

SEDANS

Chevrolet Sail Sedan

Chevrolet Sail Sedan
Expected Price: Rs. 6.5-8 lakhs
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: Splendid ride quality and class leading interior room.

Nissan Sunny - Exteriors

Nissan Sunny Automatic
Expected Price: Rs. 9 lakhs
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: CVT gearbox to appeal to petrol buyers.

JAGUAR XJ ULTIMATE

Jaguar XJ Ultimate
Expected Price: Rs. 1.2 crore
Launch: February 2013
What to expect: An even more luxurious XJ.

Skoda Superb Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 20-30 lakhs
Launch: February 2013
What to expect: Minor facelift with cosmetic changes only.

Renault Scala Automatic
Expected Price: Rs 10 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: CVT gearbox for stress free driving.

Audi S6
Expected Price: 65 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: Performance version of the A6 with usable power in regular conditions.

2012 BMW 7-Series

BMW 7-Series Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 1 crore+
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: Locally assembled 7-Series to be most expensive car going the CKD route.

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 40-60 lakhs
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: Styling changes to keep things fresh until next generation model arrives in 2014.

New Honda Accord
Expected Price: Rs. 18 lakhs
Launch: May 2013
What to expect: Only a 4-cylinder petrol engine on offer, no diesel yet.

2013 Skoda Octavia Design Process Teaser.

Skoda Octavia III
Expected Price: Rs. 16-20 lakhs
Launch: May 2013
What to expect: Return of the Octavia brand in India, first Skoda vehicle based on MQB platform.

Audi A3 Sedan
Expected Price: Rs. 20 lakhs
Launch: June 2013
What to expect: Entry level Audi to be priced very aggressively.

Toyota Etios TRD Sportivo Sedan

Toyota Etios Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 6.5-8.5 lakhs
Launch: July 2013
What to expect: Toyota to make quality improvements to the interiors of the Etios.

2013 Fiat Linea Wallpaper

Fiat Linea Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 7-9 lakhs
Launch: October 2013
What to expect: Minor changes to keep the Linea in contention.

2013 Fiesta Sedan

Ford Fiesta Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 8-11 lakhs
Launch: November 2013
What to expect: A Fiesta which invokes mixed reactions due to its Aston Martin inspired front.

2012 Jaguar XF India

Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel
Expected Price: Rs. 42 lakhs
Launch: November 2013
What to expect: Entry level variant of the XF to take a dig at the Germans.

2012 Honda City Facelift India

Honda City Diesel
Expected Price: Rs. 9-11 lakhs
Launch: December 2013
What to expect: With a diesel heart, the popular City becomes an all-round package

SUVs

2013 BMW X1 Facelift

BMW X1 Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 25-35 lakhs
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: The much awaited facelift is mostly cosmetic with a new gearbox.

Audi SQ5 TDI Diesel

Audi Q5 Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 38-48 lakhs
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: Mid-life minor update with slight tweaks to the exteriors and interiors.

2012 Honda CR-V Road Test

Honda New CR-V
Expected Price: Rs. 25 lakhs
Launch: February 2013
What to expect: Much improved CR-V but with a lack of diesel option.

Red Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport
Expected Price: Rs. 7.5-10 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: Aggressively priced and feature-laden compact SUV.

2012 Renault Duster Variants

Renault Duster 4WD
Expected Price: Rs. 13 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: Compact SUV with the hardware to go off-road.

Volvo V40 Cross Country

Volvo V40 Cross Country
Expected Price: Rs. 28 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: Volvo’s compact SUV which will rival the X1 and Q3.

Land Rover Freelander 2 Facelift
Expected Price: Rs. 35-40 lakhs
Launch: March 2013
What to expect: Minor changes both inside out.

Fludic Hyundai Santa Fe
Expected Price: Rs. 25 lakhs
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: Powerful engines and stunning looks.

Force Gurkha

New Force Trax
Expected Price: Rs. 5-6 lakhs
Launch: April 2013
What to expect: Sub 4-metre Gurkha to rival the Thar.

Renault Duster Test Drive Review

Nissan’s Duster Based SUV
Expected Price: Rs. 9-11 lakhs
Launch: June 2013
What to expect: Duster inspired with X-Trail styling with a Nissan badge.

New Mahindra Thar
Expected Price: Rs. 6.5 lakhs
Launch: July 2013
What to expect: Vastly improved Thar with better interior quality and a new engine.

2012 Ford Ranger

New Ford Endeavour
Expected Price: Rs. 20 lakhs
Launch: September 2013
What to expect: Improved Endeavour has much better quality and styling all around.

Jeep Grand Cherokee India

Jeep Grand Cherokee
Expected Price: Rs. 40 lakh
Launch: October 2013
What to expect: Powering the model for India will be a 3.0-litre common-rail V6 diesel engine mated to a five-speed automatic gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki XA-Alpha Production Version
Expected Price: Rs. 8 lakhs
Launch: December 2013
What to expect: Maruti’s entry into the compact SUV space, powered by acclaimed petrol and diesel engines.

MUVs

Chevrolet Enjoy
Expected Price: Rs. 7-9 lakhs
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: GM’s spacious rival to the Maruti Ertiga.

Ashok Leyland Stile MFV

Ashok Leyland Stile
Expected Price: Rs. 7-9 lakhs
Launch: May 2013
What to expect: Re-badged Evalia which looks appealing.

Mercedes Viano India

Mercedes Viano Based Force MPV
Expected Price: Rs. 15 lakhs
Launch: October 2013
What to expect: A re-badged Mercedes developed by Force Motors

Hyundai Hexa Space Production Version
Expected Price: Rs. 7-10 lakhs
Launch: November 2013
What to expect: People carries from Hyundai, which will be feature loaded.

SUPERCARS

2013 Audi R8 Facelift

2013 Audi R8
Expected Price: Rs. 1.3 crore+
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: Minor cosmetic changes further enhance R8’s appeal.

Lamborghini Aventador LP 700 4 Roadster

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster
Expected Price: Rs. 5 crore+
Launch: January 2013
What to expect: The most stunning Lamborghini ever.

Jaguar F-Type
Expected Price: Rs. 1.15 crore+
Launch: June 2013
What to expect: Gorgeous sports car with performance to match.

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  • Ben

    What about bajaj re60, eventhough it is not a car, it is the most anticipated 4 wheeler of 2013. Lowest emission, lowest maintainence, highest mileage.

    • Nikhil

      LOL. I am sure you are joking!

      • http://www.motorbeam.com/ Faisal Khan

        Yes, the RE60 will be coming next year but its a 4-wheeler!

  • Sangram

    You guys sure at Punto EVO?

    • http://www.motorbeam.com/ Faisal Khan

      Sangram, yes sure about the Punto Evo.

  • Makarand,Pune

    Nice article give us similar one on two wheeler launches for 2013….thanks. .

    • http://www.motorbeam.com/ Faisal Khan

      Makarand, we are working on it ;-)

  • Adi

    wow… choices galore for buyers :-) great..!!!

  • ravi patel

    good it very nice. new cars good but we see who’s the best

  • Hari

    Awesome work, but just want to confirm any launches from Fait on MPV front. Am hearing a lot about that.

  • jaydip chaudhari

    awsome car….

  • Rahul

    Faisal khan great job.

  • Nikhil

    Great job Faisal. Seems 2013 is gonna be a great one for car lovers; Can you please provide more details/ pictures of the interiors of the soon to be launched Etios / Liva

  • vipin suriya

    c’mon motorbeam you guys do an awesome job..but why no update on the list and updating it everywhere…for eg. jaguar xf 2.2lt has already been launched @44.5lakh ex-showroom..please keep it updated..
    regards

    • http://www.motorbeam.com/ Faisal Khan

      Vipin, the list was made last year, as vehicles are launched, we won’t keep deleting the list, although we can but people won’t be able to keep a tab of which vehicle are coming/have come this year.

  • Sanjay thakur

    And what about hyundai i30

  • Vishal

    HYUNDAI i30..eh?
    Waiting for this car!! i simply love it.