January 2012 - Auto Expo, New Swift dzire, Car of the year 2011

  • Auto expo was held in Delhi from January 4th to 11th. Many cars are launched listed below.

  • New Swift dzire was launched measuring below 4m length for excise tax exemption.

  • Many Car of the Year 2011 are awarded, bagged mostly by Mahindra XUV 500 and new Maruti Suzuki Swift

There were many launches in the auto expo, but which of them will make it to showroom and when will they make it to be seen. List of cars and bikes launched in Auto Expo:
  • Ashok Leyland NV200
  • Audi Q3 compact SUV
  • Bajaj RE 60 is nano competitor. It has rear mounted single cylinder 200cc engine.
  • BMW M5 saloon
  • Chevrolet Neo3 Tavera, updated Captiva and CN100 MPV
  • DC design sports car
  • Ford Ecosport compact SUV
  • Hyundai Hexa Space MPV, New Sonata, New Elantra, Veloster concept coupe
  • Jaguar XF facelift, XJ, XKR-S. C-X75 and C-X16 concept cars.
  • Land Rover DC-100 concept SUV
  • Mahindra's Ssangyong Rexton SUV, XIV-1 concept, Actyon Sports version of Korando
  • Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha compact SUV, Ertiga MPV
  • Mercedes SLS AMG roadster, new M-Class, S600 Pullman Guard limousine, and A-Class concept
  • Nissan Evalia MPV previously known as NV200, Nissan Leaf electric car and GT-R for display
  • Renault Duster crossover, and Renault Pulse hatchback
  • Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo, RS 2000 concept, new Rapid and Laura RS
  • Tata Safari Storme, Manza hybrid, Nano CNG
  • Toyota Innova facelift, new Fortuner, new Land Cruiser 200, new Camry, updated Prius
  • Volkswagon Touraeg SUV, XL-1 concept two seater, new Beetle

  • Ducati Monster 795 bike for Rs. 5.99 lakh ex-showroom price
  • Hero Igniter (125cc bike), Passion X Pro (110cc), Maestro (110cc scooter)
  • Hero Leap concept hybrid scooter
  • Honda CBR1000R, VT1300CX Fury superbikes
  • Honda Dream Yuga (110cc bike), CBR150R bike, upgraded Dio scooter
  • Piaggio Vespa scooter
  • Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500
  • Suzuki Hyate 112cc bike, Swish 124cc scooter
  • Triumph Bonneville 865cc, Street Tripple 1050cc, Daytona 675cc inline three cylinder, Tiger 800XC, Thunderbird Storm cruiser, Rocket III 2300cc cruiser
  • TVS Qube hybrid concept scooter, Radeon 125cc bike
  • Yamaha Ray scooter concept, limited edition YZF-R15 V 2.0

See also: December 2011 news, February -  March 2012 news
Images: The HinduZigwheels, indianautosblog,

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