News highlights of the day include Triumph, Isle of Man TT, Harley-Davidson and Hyundai.
Triumph Street Triple RS – The new Triumph Street Triple RS is scheduled to launch in India on 25th March. The bike now comes with new styling, more features and updated engine for optimum performance.
Isle of Man TT – The 2020 Isle of Man TT has been cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak. The event was scheduled to take place between 30th May and 13th June. The organisers will issue full refunds for all tickets purchased.
Harley-Davidson – The Street range of Harley-Davidson bikes including Street 750 and Street Rod are now available at Canteen Store Departments (CSD) for armed forces personnel at special prices.
Hyundai i20 – Hyundai has discontinued the 1.4-litre diesel engine powered i20 variants in India since the engine has not been updated to comply with BS6 emission norms. It is only available with a 1.2-litre BS6 compliant petrol engine. The new gen i20 which is scheduled to launch by June this year will get a new BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine on offer.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Maruti Wagon R was the first Indian car with digital odometer.
Comment of the day – Manu Mathew – “The Jaguar influence. Most of the Jags have a Fastback like design. The Peregrine will be quite a looker I presume. Hope it will stick to being a classy sedan than a wannabe cross.”