MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 21st July
News highlights of the day include Lamborghini, Skoda and Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
Lamborghini – The Italian supercar maker has revealed a new limited edition Aventador SVJ Roadster Xago. It gets exclusive ‘hexagonita’ theme with unique interior trim and exterior colour with hexagonal effect. Only 10 units will be made. Prospective owners can get one via Lambo’s Ad Personam Studio.
Lamborghini – They are also celebrating a new production milestone of Lamborghini Urus as they roll out 10,000th unit from their plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese. The latest unit is finished in Nero Noctis Matt Black colour with the carbon fibre package.
Skoda – Skoda Slavia is a concept car designed by Skoda vocational school’s students. It is based on the Scala hatchback. Sadly, it will not go into production.
Mumbai-Pune Expressway – From 1st August, 2020, vehicles will be fined for overspeeding between Khalapur and Urse toll plazas on Mumbai-Pune expressway based on the time duration. Speed limit in ghat sections is 50 km/hr while 100 km/hr in other sections. Keeping in mind 15 km of ghat section, it will take 37 minutes to cover the distance between the two. If a vehicle covers this distance in less than 37 minutes, the violator will be fined for Rs. 1000/-.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, average traffic speed in Bengaluru is 17.2 km/hr while in Delhi, it is 25 km/hr as per a study in 2017.
Comment of the day – Sandyzen – “Yep, these kind of 3rd row seats are nothing more or less then sliced cucumber-tomato-onion placed near stack of dishes since morning at a marriage dinner party.”