MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 11th December
News highlights of the day include Harley-Davidson, Tata, Royal Enfield and Toyota.
Harley-Davidson – The American premium motorcycle maker has announced a big virtual event for 19th January. Harley-Davidson will announce their future lineup in the event and preview the new Pan America 1250 adventure-touring motorcycle. They will also reveal some details of the Custom 1250 during the event which will make its debut later in 2021.
Tata – The Indian carmaker has reduced the subscription cost of the Tata Nexon EV. The monthly subscription charge has been reduced by up to Rs. 12,500/-. The new price range is Rs. 29,500-40,400/-. The electric compact SUV is currently available for subscription in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.
Royal Enfield – The Indian motorcycle maker is betting big on its latest product, the Meteor 350 as the bike is targeted for both domestic and international markets. The latest market to get the new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is Europe. It is available in the same three variants – Fireball, Stellar and Supernova. It is priced from GBP 3,749 (Rs. 3.67 lakhs) on-road.
Toyota – The Japanese carmaker recently introduced the Toyota Innova Crysta facelift in India with mild cosmetic tweaks and additional features. Now they are prepping up to launch the new Fortuner facelift in early 2021. They have now discontinued the TRD variant of the outgoing Fortuner. They are expected to launch the Legender variant of the SUV soon after the facelift of the regular model will be introduced in the market.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has the largest hood scoop of any production car. Dodge calls it ‘Airgrabber’.
Comment of the day – Ganesh Nayak – “Usual drama to sell more cars in December 2020. Coz people wait for January because their Model will be 1 year new in the RC.”