News highlights of the day include Honda, Skoda, Harley-Davidson and BMW.
Honda Jazz – The BS6 Jazz has been teased again revealing more details. Honda will tweak the exterior of the Jazz too, the biggest highlight teased is the new full-LED headlight cluster. You can also notice the new grille and the revised bumper as well.
Skoda Octavia RS 245 – Skoda has imported 200 units of the Octavia RS 245 in India. The performance car was launched at the Auto Expo 2020 with a price tag of Rs. 35.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). The deliveries were expected to commence in the first week of April but now it will happen post the lockdown. Meanwhile the Rallye Green colour has been spotted at the stock yard.
Harley-Davidson – The special edition Harley-Davidson Street 750 is available with a price tag of Rs. 4.75 lakhs (ex-showroom). This is a huge discount of over Rs. 70,000/-. Bookings are being accepted online for Rs. 10,000/-.
BMW – BMW has outsold Mercedes-Benz in Q1 2020 as they deliver 2482 vehicles in this period. More than 50 percent of sales came from the SUVs including BMW X1, X3, X5 and X7.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, 95 percent of car’s lifetime is spent parked.
Comment of the day – Vedanta Dasgupta – “I think it is a bit too late. This pricing should have been there since its launch and one should not forget the abnormal maintenance costs of these two bikes.”