MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 25th August
News highlights of the day include Rolls-Royce, MG Motor, Android and F1.
Rolls-Royce – The much anticipated new generation Rolls-Royce Ghost global debut timeline has been confirmed now and it will be revealed on 1st September via a digital event. The luxury carmaker has revealed another teaser in which you can see illuminated Ghost letters on the new dashboard.
MG Motor – MG Hector Plus was launched in India with an introductory price of Rs. 13.48 lakhs (ex-showroom). The introductory pricing period is over now and the SUV now comes with a starting price of Rs. 13.74 lakhs (ex-showroom). This is a substantial increase of Rs. 26,000/-. The price difference for the old and new diesel Style variant is now Rs. 46,000/-.
Android – The new Android 11 OS update will be offering wireless Android Auto feature in which you don’t need to connect your charger to the car all the time to access Android Auto. This feature will only be available for phones and infotainment systems supporting 5GHz Wi-Fi.
F1 – Good news for F1 enthusiasts as 2020 calendar grows to 17 races. Four new races are confirmed including Turkish Grand Prix, Bahrain Grand Prix (two races) and Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Standard 2000 was the first car in India with rear windshield wipers.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Upcoming Toyota cars in India:
PS: These 10 apart from the 6 you’ve mentioned!”