MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 9th June
News highlights of the day include Maruti Suzuki, Bentley and Hero MotoCorp.
Maruti Suzuki – Mahindra Finance has come up with special offers for Maruti cars. New offers include Buy now and pay later, Step up EMI, Balloon EMI, Low downpayment and other flexible schemes to improve buyer sentiment.
Bentley – The ultra luxury carmaker has already sold more than 20,000 units of their first SUV in 4 years of time. Around 230 people are involved to make one unit of Bentayga by hand in 100 hours.
Hero MotoCorp – The Indian bike manufacturer has gone digital for buying process. The whole process for buying Hero motorcycles and scooters is now digital. This includes services like documentation, finance, invoicing, insurance, registration and delivery while the customer is at home.
Hero Destini – The Hero Destini 125 BS6 gets a price hike of up to Rs. 1300/-. It is available in two variants – metal wheel and alloy wheel. The former comes with a price hike of Rs. 1000/- and is now priced from Rs. 65,310/- (ex-showroom).
Motor Trivia – Did you know, less than 18 percent of Americans can drive a manual transmission car.
Comment of the day – Mahesh Thampi – “P220 is a legend for sure. I have never wanted Bajaj to change anything about it. But at ~ 1.6 lacs on road and weighing 160 kgs, it just doesn’t make any sense to go for it. A 2nd gen P220 is definitely needed.”