MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 17th June
News highlights of the day include Land Rover, Triumph and Hyundai.
Land Rover – The British luxury SUV maker is celebrating 50 years of the Range Rover model. They have launched new limited edition Range Rover Fifty edition and only 1970 units are available which is a reference to the first model year. It is available in very limited heritage colours too.
Triumph – The premium motorcycle maker is about to launch the Triumph Street Triple R in India soon. Dealers have started accepting bookings for the same. The booking amount is Rs. 1 lakh. They are expected to price the entry-level Street Triple R at Rs. 9 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Hyundai – Hyundai has hiked the pricing of the Grand i10 NIOS. The price has been increased by up to Rs. 30,000/- and it depends on variant to variant. It now comes with a starting price of Rs. 5.07 lakhs that goes up to Rs. 8.29 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Triumph – The motorcycle maker has come up with a new e-cycle Trekker GT. It is priced from $3750 (Rs. 2.86 lakhs). It gets frame integrated battery. It can be ridden for 150 kms on single charge. It is on sale in US and European markets. Triumph won’t introduce this e-cycle in India anytime soon.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, when the Bugatti Veyron runs on full speed, it takes 12 minutes to empty the fuel tank.
Comment of the day – The Dukeist – “And an Adventure 500 will take another 8 years beyond that!”