MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 15th June
News highlights of the day include Triumph, BMW, Porsche and Honda.
Triumph – The British premium motorcycle maker is about to launch the Triumph Tiger 900 in India on 19th June. Bookings for the same have commenced at dealerships across the country. You can book it online too for Rs. 50,000/-. It will be available in 3 variants.
BMW – The German luxury carmaker has silently updated the X5 lineup. They have introduced a new entry-level SportX trim for the X5 in India, priced at Rs. 74.90 lakhs (ex-showroom). This makes it Rs. 8 lakhs cheaper than the xLine trim. It comes with a 3.0-litre diesel engine under the hood. Less equipment offered.
Porsche – The German performance carmaker has introduce the special edition Panamera. The Porsche Panamera 4 10 Year Edition comes with unique exterior and interior badging. It gets standard premium equipment on offer. Exterior gets 21-inch white gold alloys.
Honda – Honda Car India has recalled 65,000 cars in India to replace the fuel pump. Select models manufactured in 2018 are being recalled including Amaze, City, Jazz, WR-V, BR-V, Brio and CR-V. The replacement will be free of cost and will commence from 20th June onwards.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Domino’s Pizza co-founder traded his shares for a Volkswagen.
Comment of the day – Go_kool – “Most of the takeovers of Mahindra – Kinetic 2 wheelers, Ssangyong, Reva turned out to be biggest disasters…….but the technology transfer gained through these products should take M&M to another level. Looking forward for more products from Jawa & Mahindra E- cars!”