New cars set to be launched in India in 2017/18


A slew of cars are set to be launched in India in the next few months. Here’s what you should expect.

Maruti Suzuki Swift

The all-new Swift is possibly one of the most excitedly expected cars in India and it is coming soon. Based on Suzuki’s Heartect platform that also underpins the Baleno, the new Swift promises to be as much fun as the previous gen car, whilst growing up in size and sporting new features.


2018 Ford Eco Sport

Ford India has announced that the 2018 Eco Sport will be launched in India on November 9, 2017. The new Eco Sport gets a raft of updates, both on the outside as well as the inside. The most notable changes are the new trapezoidal grille, flanked by new headlights with integrated DRLs. It will come with Ford’s new 1.5-litre, three cylinder, and 123PS petrol motor in addition to the 1.5-litre TDCi engine.


New Land Rover Discovery

The new-gen Land Rover Discovery has chucked the squarish profile and straight lines for a sleeker and sophisticated design. His cabin arrangement of the 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been completely redone with new design and trim layers. Sharing with the flagship Range Rover are the steering wheel, dashboard and the central panel. When launched in India, the Discovery will be powered by the twin-turbo Sd4 Ingenium four-cylinder diesel makes 240PS and 500Nm of torque


Range Rover Velar

The Velar is Range Rover’s stylish, new SUV that fill the gap between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. It borrows design cues from the aforementioned SUVs and features a totally new interior. The Velar will be obtainable in 2 core ranges — the Velar and the Velar R-Dynamic. Prices are expected to begin from Rs.75 lakh moving upwards to about Rs.90 lakh. As for the flagship D300 my set you back by Rs.1 crore


Ford Figo Aspire facelift

The Ford Aspire is among our pick in the compact sedan segment but the car is in need of a refresh, given the stiff competition it faces from the Maruti Suzuki Dzire. Ford is set to tweak the exterior designing as well as revise the list of features.


Hyundai i20 facelift

The Hyundai i20 has been a tremendous success and it continues to do well, despite facing serious competition from the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The premium hatchback is due to receive a facelift and is probable to feature changes to the outside as well as updates to the interior.


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has been doing quite well in the market, however, the new Hyundai Verna has already raced ahead by outselling the Maruti as well as the Honda City. In light of the increased competition, Maruti Suzuki will launch the Ciaz facelift that is expected to sport a revised front and rear bumper as well as new head and tail lamps. The grille is also expected to sport an Audi like goatee. The interior is also expected to be redesigned.