MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 16th July
News highlights of the day include Nissan, Kawasaki, Mercedes and Porsche.
Nissan – With the global premiere of the new Nissan Magnite compact SUV concept, the Japanese carmaker has also changed their logo officially. The new two-dimensional logo is now minimalistic yet modern. It replaced the old three-dimensional chrome logo.
Kawasaki – The Japanese bike maker has introduced the updated Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R. It comes with a new KRT livery with revised graphics and white and red colour on its lower fairing. The updated bike is expected to launch in India soon with a BS6 compliant engine.
Mercedes – The iconic SUV from the German luxury carmaker gets a mild update in Europe. It now comes with more equipment and more personalisation options including new colours. The SUV gets a new Desert mode which tweaks the powertrain to offer maximum traction on desert. New colour options include Classic Grey, Deep Green and China Blue.
Porsche – The new 911 Turbo has been revealed. It is powered by a 3.8-litre twin-turbo 6-cylinder boxer engine. Produces 572 HP and 750 Nm torque. Mated to 8-speed PDK unit. Does 0-100 km/hr in 2.7 seconds! It is 32 HP and 40 Nm more powerful than its predecessor.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the United States has more cars than any other country.
Comment of the day – The Dark Knight – “If you share profits, you will share problems too.”