News highlights of the day including top comment and motor trivia.
Tesla Cybertruck Bookings – The electric pickup truck has received a whopping 1.87 lakh online orders within 4 days of reveal.
Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 S – The German carmaker has revealed their flagship AMG SUV. It is powered by a twin turbocharged V8 engine that produces 612 HP and 850 Nm of torque. Does 0-100 km/hr in 4.2 seconds. We can expect the GLS 63 S AMG to launch in India soon.
Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 – Along with the daddy GLS, Mercedes-AMG has also revealed the GLE 63 S which comes with a twin turbo 4.0-litre V8 producing 611 HP. It does 0-100 km/hr in 3.8 seconds. There is a regular GLE 63 version as well which produces 571 HP and does 0-100 km/hr in 4 seconds flat.
Aston Martin DBX – Aston Martin dealers in India have started accepting bookings for the DBX already. The booking amount of the DBX in India is Rs. 1 crore and very few units have been allotted to India by the supercar maker.
Ather – Ather Energy is considering to introduce a new electric motorcycle along with the electric scooters in the near future. The EV maker is also planning to setup a new facility by the end of 2020.
Tesla Cybertruck – During the press conference of Cybertruck reveal, the demonstration of Armor Glass failed as the steel balls cracked the windows. Elon Musk explains that it happened due to the sledgehammer test on the door that damaged the base of the glass.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, a car has around 30,000 parts and 80 percent of the car is recyclable.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Today people are more attracted towards features that stand out or to show off rather than Safety. Infact safety is their last priority. Sad that cars with utmost safety are selling in bad numbers!”