Now that the festive season is around the corner, carmakers are all set to bring in several new products to cash-in on the opportunity. Starting from June till the end of this calendar year, we’ll see multiple new car launches.
Here’s a list of new and facelifted cars that will be rolled out in June and July 2015.
2015 Audi Q3
Audi India that recently rolled out the RS5 and RS7 in India, will now launch the 2015 Q3 facelift on June 18, 2015. Since it’s just a mid-life facelift, the updated model receives minor cosmetic changes along with a slightly tuned engine. As far as the cosmetic changes are concerned, the updated Q3 will get new LED head-lamps and a hexagonal grille. Though the engine remains the same, 2.0-litre TDI, it has been tuned to churns out about 4bhp more than the old version.
Launch Date – June 18, 2015
Expected Price – Rs. 28 lakh – Rs. 40 lakh
2015 Volkswagen Vento
Set to launch on June 23, 2015, the 2015 Volkswagen Vento facelift has gone received several cosmetic changes and new features. Though the most significant update has come in the form of the improved fuel efficiency. The company claims to have tweaked all of its engines to return up to 7.5 per cent more mileage than before. The updated Vento gets a new front fascia with a revised hood, a new triple slat chrome-grille, new fog lamps and new bumper with a chrome strip. The rear, too, looks slightly refreshed with new tail-lamps, bumper and exhaust pipe.
Launch Date – June 23, 2015
Expected Price – Rs. 7.80 lakh – Rs. 11.5 lakh
New-generation Honda Jazz
Honda Jazz that failed to create any buzz in its first inning is now ready to enter the second-generation in India. With an all new design and availability of a diesel powertrain, the Jazz surely looks a more promising product than before. Powering the diesel model of the car will be the same 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit that powers the City, Amaze and Mobilio, whereas the petrol model will be the same 1.2-litre i-VTEC unit that used to power the old model.
Launch Date – July 8, 2015
Expected Price – Rs. 5 lakh – Rs. 8 lakh
There’s no denying that the Hyundai Creta is one of the most eagerly awaited vehicles of the car, as it will be a genuine competitor for the highly successful Renault Duster. Just like the Duster, the Creta, too, will be a 5-seater compact SUV and will be almost as spacious as the former. The vehicle is likely to offered with the same set of petrol and diesel engine options that do duty on the Verna.
Launch Date – July 21, 2015
Expected Price – Rs. 8 lakh – Rs. 12.5 lakh
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross
One of the most anticipated products of this year, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will be the company’s first crossover that will take on the likes of Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and the Hyundai Creta. The vehicle will be offered with two diesel engines – 1.3-litre and 1.6-litre – both of which have been sourced from Fiat. The vehicle is expected to be rolled out by the end of July 2015.
Expected Launch – By the end of July
Expected Price – Rs. 7.50 lakh – Rs. 12 lakh