News highlights of the day include Toyota, Yamaha, MG Motor and Mercedes-Benz.

Yamaha TMax 560
Yamaha TMax 560 maxi-scooter unveiled

Toyota Fortuner – Toyota Fortuner Epic editions launched in South Africa. Toyota is offering two versions Epic and Epic Black. It comes with cosmetic changes over the regular model. The special edition is only available in South Africa.

Yamaha TMax 560 – Yamaha has revealed their new maxi-scooter globally. It comes with a 562cc twin-cylinder, DOHC engine producing 48 PS and 56 Nm of peak torque. It comes with traction control system, ABS, dual disc front brakes, split seats, etc.

MG Hector – The diesel powered MG Hector BS6 model is now Rs. 40-45,000/- more expensive than the BS4 version. The 2.0-litre diesel engine continues to produce 170 HP and 350 Nm of torque in BS6 avatar.

Mercedes EQC – Mercedes-Benz has put the plans of introducing all-electric EQC in India on hold. Amidst the coronavirus outbreak and ongoing lockdown in India, the German luxury carmaker has pushed the launch further.

Motor Trivia – Did you know, the Lotus Evija is the most powerful production car producing 2000 HP and 1700 Nm of torque from its electric motors.

Comment of the dayPriyanshu Dhiman – “It is definitely a great convenient step, but nothing can compete with the joy of buying a new car from the showroom. Period!”

Mercedes-Benz EQC India Launch
Mercedes EQC India launch put on hold