News highlights of the day include Maruti Suzuki, Nissan, Honda and Yamaha.
Maruti Eeco – Maruti Suzuki has introduced BS6 compliant S-CNG version of the Eeco, which is priced from Rs. 4.64 lakhs (ex-showroom). It is available in 4 variants – Cargo CNG, Tour V 5-seater CNG, AC with CNG and Cargo CNG AC.
Nissan Magnite – The upcoming compact SUV from Nissan is likely to be named as Nissan Magnite. The Japanese carmaker has recently filed a trademark for this name. It’ll be powered by a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine.
Honda CBR250R – The Honda CBR250R was available in the country complying with BS4 emission norms until now. The bike hasn’t been updated yet to comply with the BS6 emission norms. The Japanese bike maker is not expected to updated the bike soon and hence the motorcycle will be discontinued this month.
Yamaha R3 – The enthusiasts’ favourite, Yamaha R3 will be discontinued in India this month as the bike hasn’t got a BS6 engine yet. The bike maker is expected to launch the new generation Yamaha R3 this year in India which was revealed internationally a few months back.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Daewoo Cielo was the first car in India to offer automatic transmission.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “For them All New be like, just new sticker job 😂.”