MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 27th July
News highlights of the day include Rolls-Royce, Kia, Formula 1 and Mumbai Police.
Rolls-Royce – The ultimate luxury carmaker has teased their next-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost. The teaser image reveals the silhouette of the car with a minimalistic design approach. It will make its debut later this year and is expected to launch in India sometime in 2021.
Kia – The Sonet is making quite a big hype in the Indian market. It will make its world debut on 7th August. The compact SUV will go on sale in India by September, price will be revealed in the same month.
F1 – With the aim to host at least 15 races this season, Formula 1 has announced three new tracks for this season including Nurburgring, Portimao and Imola. However, the Americas GP is cancelled considering the growing rate of COVID-19 cases in the region. Kimi Raikkonen is the only driver in the grid who has previously raced at Imola.
Suzuki – Mumbai Police gets 10 new units of Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 in their fleet. These are customised motorcycles for the Mumbai Police which will help the force with smooth patrolling across the city.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Delhi-Jaipur highway is one of the most fatal highways in the country with death rate of over 190 per year.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Will be really interesting to see the battle between Creta/Seltos and Venue/Sonet in the coming months. Hyundai and Kia blazing all guns in their respective segments is a treat to watch out for!”