The following two months will be jam-packed with activity, as several new cars are launching across various segments are scheduled. We expect over 7 cars to be launched in the festive season in October and November. Here is the list of cars launching in the coming couple of months. 

MG ASTOR 

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The MG Astor is prepared to take on the Hyundai Creta, which currently reigns supreme in the mid-size SUV category. On October 7, 2021, the SUV will be unveiled. According to the rumours, the model will be available in eight trim levels and two petrol engines: 110bhp 1.5L naturally aspirated and 140bhp 1.3L turbo. While the smaller motor will have a 5-speed manual and an 8-speed CVT automatic gearbox, the more powerful one will have a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The Astor comes included with level-2 ADAS, a personal AI assistant, and heated ORVMs, all of which are segment firsts.

MAHINDRA XUV700

The XUV700, Mahindra’s new 5-seater SUV, has begun arriving at dealerships ahead of its October launch. According to the leaked scans, the petrol and diesel 7-seater models will cost between Rs 12.69 lakh and Rs 20.69 lakh and Rs 13.19 lakh and Rs 20.19 lakh, respectively. The petrol 5-seater vehicles would cost between Rs 11.99 lakh and Rs 18.49 lakh, while the diesel models will cost between Rs 12.49 lakh and Rs 19.49 lakh. The 2.0L turbo engine in the new Mahindra XUV700 petrol produces 200bhp and 380Nm, while the 2.2L mHawk diesel engine produces 155bhp with 360Nm and 185bhp with 420Nm.

TATA PUNCH

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Tata Punch is one of the exciting cars launching this festive season. Tata will debut the Punch micro SUV on October 4th, and it will be available for purchase around Diwali. It will be available in four trim levels, six colour options, and the 1.2L Revotron petrol engine from the Altroz. The gasoline engine, which comes with both a manual and automatic transmission, produces 85 horsepower and 113 pound-feet of torque. The Tata Punch, based on the HBX concept, will be the smallest and most cheap SUV from the country’s only domestic automaker. Its interior resembles that of the Altroz. It does, however, have more trunk capacity than its luxury hatchback counterpart.

TOYOTA FORTUNER LEGENDER 4X4

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In the coming weeks, the facelifted Toyota Fortuner, which was released earlier this year, will get a new Legender 4X4 model. The Legender is currently available with a 2WD system and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle will not receive any other improvements. The SUV is available with a 2.7L petrol engine (166bhp/245Nm) or a 2.8L diesel engine (204bhp/420Nm). The automated gearbox on the oil burner produces a maximum torque of 500Nm. On October 8, 2021. The new Toyota Fortuner Legender 4X4 pricing is expected to be revealed during the launch. 

UPDATED VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

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The 5-seater Volkswagen Tiguan is set to return with a BS6-ready 2.0L TSI turbo petrol engine, as well as a revised design and upgraded interior. Instead of buttons and knobs, the SUV will have a touchscreen climate control. It will have a revised grille, fresh LED matrix headlamps, front and back bumpers, 18-inch alloy wheels, taillamps with new LED elements, and a badge that has been slightly moved on the outside. As previously stated, the 190bhp 2.0L TSI turbo petrol engine used in the Tiguan AllSpace will be used in the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift.

SKODA RAPID MATTE EDITION

The Skoda Rapid Matte Edition, which was previewed at the 2020 Auto Show, will go on sale in the following weeks. However, the company has yet to announce a debut date. The variant sports a gloss black finish on the front grille, front and boot spoilers, ORVMs, and diffuser, and is painted in a Matte Grey colour. 16-inch alloy wheels with a gloss black finish have been installed. The cabin’s feel and appeal are enhanced by the Tellur Grey interior with black Alcantara seat coverings. The same 108bhp, 1.0L turbo petrol engine will power the Rapid Matte Edition, which will be available with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.

NEW-GEN MARUTI CELERIO

Undisguised Maruti Suzuki Celerio spied

According to reports, the new-generation Maruti Suzuki Celerio will be released on November 10th. Along with the existing WagonR engine, the hatchback will have an angular design stance, a more up-market interior, and a more refined WagonR engine. It will also come with a factory-installed CNG system. It will be available in both manual and automatic transmission. The lightweight Heartect platform will make it more rigid and safer than before. This will be one of the significant upgrades the Celerio gets. Its fuel efficiency and performance will also benefit from its lightweight body.

If you are planning on buying an SUV, this festive season could be the right time. As we expect 5 SUVs getting launched. Talking about cars launching, we are also excited about few cars which are expected by the end of this year or early 2022. Like the Mahindra Scorpio next-gen and eKUV100, Maruti Suzuki Vitara and Baleno.

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