MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 17th March
News highlights of the day include Toyota, Bentley, Lamborghini and e-buses.
Toyota – The Japanese automaker has revealed their new Toyota Aygo X Prologue Concept. The crossover will replace the existing Aygo in the international market. The styling is out of the box as the car has a funky design in its concept form. It will be based on the Yaris platform and will be offered with multiple engine options including hybrid. However, an all-electric version is not expected to be launched.
Bentley – Bentley has teased their upcoming Continental GT Speed which will be revealed on 23rd March. The company claims it will be the most capable, performance-focused Bentley yet with no compromise to comfort or luxury. The performance version of the Continental GT is also expected to launch in India.
Lamborghini – The Italian supercar has got some Novitec modifications. It is the Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD. It gets a high-performance exhaust system, optimised 610 PS 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine, carbon components, 20 inch front and 21 inch rear wheels.
e-buses – To improve the air quality of the national capital, the Delhi government has planned to get 1000 e-buses by the end of 2021. These 12 meter low-floor air-conditioned e-buses will be equipped with features like real-time passenger information system, CCTVs, panic buttons, GPS, etc.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Honda’s first production car was the S500 which was released in 1963.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Year 2031: XUV 500 and Scorpio still spied testing.”