MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 13th July
News highlights of the day include Suzuki, Toyota, Maruti and Nissan.
Suzuki – The Japanese bike maker just rolled out their 5 millionth vehicle from their Gurgaon plant. The Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 became the 5 millionth celebratory unit. It took them 14 years to reach this mark.
Toyota – The Japanese carmaker has come up with new finance schemes to boost their sales. It includes assured 55 percent buyback scheme for Toyota Yaris and Glanza. There is a 3 months EMI deferment schemes for all their cars. They are also offering low EMI scheme for Innova Crysta at Rs. 9999/- per month.
Maruti – After quite a few months of delay, Maruti Suzuki is finally expected to introduce the S-Cross petrol BS6 on 28th July. It is expected to come with the same features but with a new 1.5-litre petrol engine with a mild-hybrid system which producing 103 BHP at 6000 RPM and 138 Nm at 4400 RPM.
Nissan – The Japanese carmaker has released a final teaser of their upcoming B-SUV concept. It will make its world premiere on 16th July at 1 PM. The production version of the compact SUV is likely to be called Nissan Magnite.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Mahindra was planning to get Jeep Grand Cherokee to India in 1990s for Rs. 15 lakhs but it turned out to be unfeasible for the company.
Comment of the day – Anirudh Kalyan – “In the age when companies are trying to stick a turbocharger to a 4 cylinder and call it a sports car, thank you Ford for keeping the V8 alive 🙏..”