Tesla downgrades range of brand new Model S Long Range
The event Tesla held at its Fremont factory was more about the Model S Plaid, the new top performance Model S, but it was also the official launch of the new Model S, which also includes the cheaper Model S Long Range. It was only briefly mentioned by CEO Elon Musk during the presentation when discussing the version's longer range.
Tesla Model 3 spotted in India ahead of launch
The blue-coloured entry-level model in Tesla's lineup is said to be caught on test in Pune. The Model 3 is designed for electric-powered performance, with dual motor AWD, quick acceleration, long-range and fast charging. According to various reports, the Tesla Model 3 would be launching in India around December 2021 and it is expected to be priced around Rs 60 lakh.
Tesla Model S Plaid has PS5 levels of gaming performance: Musk
According to The Verge, the refreshed Model S includes a new Tesla infotainment system, which is powered by AMD's Ryzen processor and a discrete AMD RDNA 2 GPU. "There's never been a car that has state of the art computing technology, state of the art infotainment where this is literally at the level of a PlayStation 5," Musk was quoted as saying during the event.
Tesla unveils Model S Plaid with new motor tech, faster charging
The Model S Plaid starts at $130,000 after a recent $10,000 price increase this week. The company is claiming 0-60 mph in 1.99 seconds, quarter-mile in 9.23 seconds, and a 200 mph top speed, The Verge reported on Friday. "To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time that there has been a production electric motor with a carbon over-wrapped rotor," the CEO was quoted as saying during the presentation.
Skoda launches fourth gen Octavia
According to the company, the fourth generation Octavia features 'shift by wire' technology and electric parking brake. "A rocker switch with a minimalist design, integrated into the centre console, controls and electronically conveys the gear selection to the transmission unit," the company said in a statement.
Tata Motors to discontinue select variants of Nexon
"To simplify the choices for its customers, Tata Motors has opted to discontinue select variants and introduced updates in others," the automaker said in a statement. At present, Nexon is available in 20 variants offering product propositions at different price points and the most choice in the compact SUV segment.
Hyundai commences booking for SUV Alcazar
Accordingly, the company is accepting bookings at Dealerships and on its online car buying platform for Rs 25,000. "Customers can choose from four powertrains that include 2.0 l Petrol MPi engine and 1.5 l Diesel CRDi engine with options of 6-Speed Manual and 6-Speed Automatic transmissions," the company said in a statement .
Lamborghini launches Huracan EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder for Rs 3.5 cr
The new V10 model can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 324 kmph, the company said. "India is one of the strategic markets for Lamborghini and we consistently invest to create unique bespoke experiences for our customers," said Lamborghini India Head, Sharad Agarwal.
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Ducati launches BS6 Panigale V4, Diavel 1260 in India
With the launch of these new models, Ducati has already delivered on 8 of the 12 bike launches promised for India in 2021. Commenting on the launch, Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India said, "We set out with an aggressive BS6 bike launch plan for 2021 and I am delighted that we have been able to deliver on it.