Highlights of the day include top comment and interesting facts from the world of automobiles.
Toyota Raize – Toyota is coming up with their new sub 4-metre compact SUV Raize that will make its debut next month. The Japanese carmaker has used the underpinnings of the Daihatsu Rocky compact SUV for the Raize. The Toyota Raize will get a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that produces 98 HP and 140.2 Nm of torque.
Benelli Imperiale 400 – The Italian bike maker introduced the Imperiale 400 in the Indian market with a fantastic price tag. The bike has already got 700 bookings and the deliveries have commenced in India.
Lamborghini – The Italian supercar maker has teased its new V12 powered hypercar which is a track-focused machine. It is developed by Squadra Corse motorsport division and is set to arrive in 2020 in limited numbers. The V12 engine is likely to produce more than 830 HP.
Electric Rickshaw – Unorganised sector has a major chunk of market share in the e-rickshaw segment. These Chinese rickshaws are getting quite popular in India specially in West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. These are available for a low price range of Rs. 40,000/- and it is making difficult for the organised sector to enter the segment because their products will be more expensive to buy and maintain.
Motor Trivia – Did you know that Royal Enfield used to make scooters? Royal Enfield Fantabulous was a scooter having 175cc, 2-Stroke engine that produced 7.5 BHP and had an electric self-start.
Comment of the day – sandyzen – “3 hours for counting coins is ok, since we’ve counting around decades to when they’ll provide telescopic front suspension. Just wondering where Aston will be putting their traditional grill on the bike and how drop dead gorgeous its gonna be.”