MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 11th September
News highlights of the day include Skoda, Maserati, Kia and Ferrari.
Skoda – The Czech carmaker has announced the launch date of the Rapid TSI AT, which is on 17th September. The 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine will come with a 6-speed torque-converter automatic gearbox now. Bookings are open and the token amount is Rs. 25,000/-. It has a claimed ARAI fuel efficiency of 16.24 km/l.
Maserati – The Italian luxury carmaker has some aggressive plans up its sleeves. They just revealed the MC20 supercar and now they are planning to introduce 13 new models by the end of 2024. They teased their upcoming SUV yesterday and now the second generation Maserati GranTurismo has been teased. It comes with a similar silhouette but the overall styling will get new elements.
Ferrari – The prancing horse can be yours for a little less than the asking price as Ferrari introduces certified used car programme with 2 year warranty in India. The pre-owned certified cars will be available with authorised Ferrari dealers in India. This programme has been introduced in both India and the Middle-East.
Kia – The new Kia Sonet is about to launch soon. The compact SUV looks quite striking with its aggressive design language, so we thought why not make it a convertible? Looks quite proportionate and attractive in our rendering.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Tata Nano has only three bolts in its wheels.
Comment of the day – DJ Psyshank – “Do they give finance for service cost also?”