2015 NADA AUTO SHOW: Top 15 LaunchesPosted On: September 15, 2015 By : AutoLife Team
We take a look at the top 15 launches of the 2015 NADA Auto Show. (To be continued….)
Suzuki S-Cross: The much-awaited premium crossover from Suzuki, the S-Cross, is finally available in the Nepalese market.CG | MotoCorp, the sole authorised dealers of Suzuki cars in Nepal, has launched its premium crossover at a starting price of Rs 38,99,000 for the 1.3L engine and Rs 55,99,000 for the 1.6L engine. The S-Cross will be offered in seven variants. The cross-over will be offered in two diesel engine options: DDiS 200(1.3-litre) and DDiS 320(1.6-litre). The DDiS 200 generates optimum power of 89 bhp @4000rpm and delivers maximum torque of 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm while the DDiS 320 makes 118bhp@ 3750 rpm and 320Nm @1750 rpm.
All-new Honda Jazz:The third-generation Honda Jazz has finally made its Nepal debut. Syakar Trading Company Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorized dealers of Honda cars in Nepal, has launched the all-new Jazz at a starting price of Rs 28,35,000 and goes upto Rs 39,25,000 The new Jazz is available in both Diesel and Petrol fuel options in Nepal – a refined 1.2 L i-VTEC petrol engine that delivers a maximum power of 88 bhp at 6000 rpm and a torque of 110 Nm at 4800 rpm, and a newly-developed 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine of Earth Dream Technology series which delivers a maximum power of 98 bhp at 3600 rpm and maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1750 rpm.
Ladies and gentleman, the showstopper for motorcycles at this year’s NADA Auto Show is here. Yamaha has surprised us all by launching the YZF-R3 at a staring price of Rs 9,29,900 The Yamaha YZF – R3 is powered by Yamaha’s newly developed 321cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line 2-cylinder, fuel-injected engine. With all-new engine and chassis designs, the YZF-R3 sports a solid combination of class-leading power and a lightweight body that achieves high levels of riding performance and styling worthy of the “superbike” moniker.Similarly, the company has also launched the Saluto in the Nepalese market at a starting price of Rs The new 125cc Saluto is powered by a 2 valve, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC engine based on Yamaha’s Blue Core Engine Development ideal. The lightest weight in its class at 113 kg, the Saluto boasts of a mileage of 78 kmpl.
Škoda Octavia:One of the most awaited cars, the Škoda Octavia, has been launched by Skoda M.A.W. in this year’s NADA Auto Show at a starting price of Rs 71,95,000 for the Ambition Manual Transmission trim and Rs 81,95,000 for the Elegance 2.0 Automatic Transmission. The Octavia will be available in two trims. The Octavia boasts of unrivalled space, timeless elegant design, high functionality, innovative safety & comfort systems, high fuel economy and is packed with Simply Clever features which is part of SKODA’s philosophy.
Škoda Yeti:Similarly, the new YETI, Skoda’s versatile SUV, has also been during the NADA show at a starting price of Rs 84,99,000 . Design elements such as bumpers, air intakes, under-ride protection, side mouldings and door sills are customized in black lacquered plastic. In addition, there are other attractive comfort and design features fitted as standard, including bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, an electronically-adjustable driver’s seat, a multifunction steering wheel, electronic tyre pressure monitoring system, and the automatic locking and start system KESSY (Keyless-Entry-Start-and-Exit-System).
Tata Safari Storme Facelift:Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., the sole authorised dealers of Tata Motors in Nepal, has launched the Safari Storme facelift at a starting price of Rs Rs 42,25,000 for the LX model and Rs 56,85,000 for the VX model.With improved power and better Low End Torque mated with a 5-speed gearbox, the Safari Storme facelift is loaded with new performance and connectivity features – of DRIVENEXT & CONNECTNEXT, based on the company’s customer focused HORIZONEXT strategy. The new VARICOR engine, turbocharged with VTT (Variable Turbine Technology), delivers 150 PS Power & 320 NM Torque, providing easy drivability, swifter response and lower NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness). The 4×4 variant also features ESOF (electronic shift-on-fly) technology, enabling engagement of the 4×4 or 4X2 mode on the move, with high fuel efficiency at 14.1 kmpl. Completing the driving experience of the new Safari Storme will be a Fully Integrated CONNECTNEXT Infotainment System powered by Harman™.
TVS Zest:Jagdamba Motors, the new authorised distributor of TVS motorcycles in Nepal, has launched the TVS Scooty Zest 110 in the Nepalese market at a starting price of Rs 1,59,900. The all new TVS Scooty Zest 110 offers customers an optimum balance of power, performance, ride quality and handling along with a host of other attractive features. The stylish scooter is powered by a larger zippy, refined nextgen 109.7cc engine which offers the Best-In-Class pickup of 0-60 kmph in just 11.1 seconds. It returns an impressive Best-In-Class mileage of 62 kmpl.
Volkswagen: Pooja International Nepal Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorised dealers of Volkswagen vehicles in Nepal, has launched the all-new Scirocco, new Touareg and new Beetle at the NADA Auto Show. The Scirocco has been priced at Rs 82,50,000,the new Beetle has been priced at Rs 78,50,000 and the Touareg has been priced between Rs 1,62,00,000 and Rs 1,82,00,000.
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