News highlights of the day include Isuzu, Jeep, TVS, Range Rover and FasTag.
Vintage Cars – Vintage cars in India will now get a special number plate. These cars will get exempted from the scrapping policy. Vehicles that are more than 50 years old from the date of their first registration will be considered as a vintage vehicle.
Isuzu MU-X – The SUV now gets 3 year/50,000 km additional warranty for free. It is applicable only on the BS4 compliant MU-X. This move comes in a bid to clear the BS4 stock.
Jeep Compass – As the industry is going through a hard time in this BS6 transition period, carmakers are offering massive discounts. The Jeep Compass is one of them which is currently getting over Rs. 2 lakh discount currently.
TVS NTorq 125 – The NTorq 125 is India’s second highest selling 125cc scooter. The scooter has crossed 4 lakh sales milestone recently.
Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 – Gurugram police has added 10 new Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 bikes to their stable with customised paint scheme and accessories.
Range Rover Evoque – The much awaited second generation Range Rover Evoque is likely to be launched in the Indian market in February 2020. The luxury SUV will be offered with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel BS6 engines.
FasTag – Hyderabad airport has commenced trials of FasTag based parking fee collection. In the near future, FasTags will be used to pay parking fees, e-challans and for access management.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, 22 percent of vehicles in Bengaluru are more than 15 years old.
Comment of the day – Rajat Singh – “You simply cannot name a bike “Pantero” and then expect people to buy it and tell their neighbours that i have bought a Pantero. 😂”