News highlights of the day including top comment and motor trivia.
Bentley Bentayga – The ultra luxury carmaker is now offering a 3rd row seating layout with the Bentayga making it a 7-seater. Customers can also choose 4 seater layout that offers 2 reclining seats at the back. Currently these options are not available in India but likely to come soon.
Hyundai Xcent – The compact sedan has crossed 2.50 lakh sales since its launch in March 2014. Hyundai has sold more than 1.5 lakh petrol variants and 1 lakh diesel variants of the Xcent in India. The Xcent is now getting a successor soon called Hyundai Aura.
Tata Altroz – Dealers will start accepting bookings of the Altroz from 4th December with a booking price of Rs. 21,000/-. The Altroz will be displayed across all the showrooms at the same time. Price announcement to be made in January 2020 along with the commencement of deliveries.
Ladakh RTO – The newly formed union territory of Ladakh will now register new cars with the number number plate getting ‘LA’ designation.
Dubai Police – Dubai Police, which is known for its exotic car fleet, has booked the new Tesla Cybertruck which will be added to their swanky fleet of cars when the electric pickup truck gets launched.
Triumph Rocket 3 – 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 will be launched in India on 5th December. It is powered by a 2500cc, liquid-cooled engine that produces 165 BHP at 6000 RPM and 221 Nm at 4000 RPM. This engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the Porsche logo has the colours of the German flag, name of the city Stuttgart where the company is based which translates to “stud farm.” It also has an image of a horse to denote power and speed.
Comment of the day – KP – “lol how to sell BS-4 stock, give dual-channel ABS! Masterstroke.”