News highlights of the day include Mahindra Thar, JLR and Revolt.
Mahindra Thar – The new generation Mahindra Thar has been confirmed for launch in mid-2021. The successor of the off-road vehicle will have more tech, new features, it’ll be bigger and have new engine options. The styling will be inspired from the Jeep Wrangler.
JLR – The Indian owned British brand has partnered with Tata Power for EV charging in India. They will together setup AC and DC charging stations ranging from 7 kW to 50 kW capacity across the country. Jaguar will introduce the electric i-Pace in the second half of 2020 in India.
Mahindra XUV300 – The Indian carmaker will introduced XUV300 with mStallion turbo petrol engine next month. It will get a new 1.2-litre T-GDI turbo petrol engine producing 130 HP and 230 Nm of torque. Which makes it 20 HP and 30 Nm more powerful than the current petrol engine.
Revolt RV400 – Revolt recently introduced the RV400 electric motorcycle in Ahmedabad and Hyderabad. The first batch of the RV400 has already been sold out in both the cities in 24 hours.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, BMW X6 Vantablack is the darkest car in the world.
Comment of the day – Uravis – “I see neutral displayed at 3 places”