Here, we bring you the list of five cars which are ready to make their foray in the Indian automobile market. 

1. Tata Kite: The TATA Kite is believed to be the replacement of the ageing TATA Indica underpins the X0 platform and is expected to get a fresh styling, unlike any other current Tata passenger cars.  Tata Kite is likely to include a new 1.05-litre three-cylinder common-rail diesel motor that can churn out 64 bhp and 140Nm of torque, and an all-new 1.2-litre petrol engine. The Kite is speculated to get an e-clutch system similar to AMT that allows drivers to use manual transmission for the first gear without using the clutch. The global unveil is scheduled in the first week of December 2015.

 



2. Maruti Suzuki Ignis: This model is based on the Suzuki iM-4 concept that was first seen at the Geneva Motor Show in March earlier this year. It is expected to get Suzuki's new 1.0-litre three-cylinder BoosterJet petrol engine. The sub-four-metre Ignis compact SUV will come with the four-wheel drive system. Rumours are also doing the rounds that a 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine with the SHVS mild-hybrid system mated to a CVT gearbox could also features in the compact SUV. The India unveil is expected during the 2016 Auto Expo, and estimated prices revolve around the Rs 4.5-lakh mark.



3. Maruti Suzuki Alto Diesel: The tremendous success of Maruti Celerio has taken the company into a new heights. The same engine is likely to debut with its workhorse, the Alto hatchback, as well. The 793cc two-cylinder diesel unit develops 47bhp power at 3,500rpm and 125Nm of peak torque at 2,000rpm in the Celerio. The engine will be carried over without tweaks. The fuel efficiency is expected to be higher than the Celerio's 27.62kmpl in Alto. The launch is expected by the end of 2015.


4. Datsun Redi-Go: Datsun Redi-Go, the third offering of Nissan's low-cost brand after Datusn Go and Go +, will go on sale in the country by March 2016. Redi-Go, which is based on the CMF-A (Common Modular Family) platform, will be powered by a three-cylinder petrol engine with five-speed manual transmission and with reports of an automated manual transmission (AMT) variant as well. French car-maker Renault's recently-unveiled Kwid is also built on the same platform.

 

5. Volkswagen Beetle: German auto-maker Volkswagen has officially confirmed the arrival of its new Beetle in India. To be pitted against MINI Cooper S, Mercedes A-Class Fiat Abarth Punto and the BMW 1-Series, the new Volkswagen Beetle will be brought to India as Completely Built Unit (CBU).

Beetle is expected to be powered by the 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine that also does duty in the Jetta sedan. The engine is expected to churn out a maximum power of 158bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. The car is likely to be priced at around Rs. 30 lakh.

 

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New Delhi: With many new cars launched during the just concluded festive season, the automobile industry is gearing-up for the year end and early-2016 launches.

 

Here, we bring you the list of five cars which are ready to make their foray in the Indian automobile market.

 

1. Tata Kite: The TATA Kite is believed to be the replacement of the ageing TATA Indica underpins the X0 platform and is expected to get a fresh styling, unlike any other current Tata passenger cars. Tata Kite is likely to include a new 1.05-litre three-cylinder common-rail diesel motor that can churn out 64 bhp and 140Nm of torque, and an all-new 1.2-litre petrol engine.

 

The Kite is speculated to get an e-clutch system similar to AMT that allows drivers to use manual transmission for the first gear without using the clutch. The global unveil is scheduled in the first week of December 2015.

 

2.Maruti Suzuki Ignis: This model is based on the Suzuki iM-4 concept that was first seen at the Geneva Motor Show in March earlier this year. It is expected to get Suzuki's new 1.0-litre three-cylinder BoosterJet petrol engine.

 

The sub-four-metre Ignis compact SUV will come with the four-wheel drive system. Rumours are also doing the rounds that a 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine with the SHVS mild-hybrid system mated to a CVT gearbox could also features in the compact SUV. The India unveil is expected during the 2016 Auto Expo, and estimated prices revolve around the Rs 4.5-lakh mark.

 

3.Maruti Suzuki Alto Diesel: The tremendous success of Maruti Celerio has taken the company into a new heights. The same engine is likely to debut with its workhorse, the Alto hatchback, as well. The 793cc two-cylinder diesel unit develops 47bhp power at 3,500rpm and 125Nm of peak torque at 2,000rpm in the Celerio. The engine will be carried over without tweaks. The fuel efficiency is expected to be higher than the Celerio's 27.62kmpl in Alto. The launch is expected by the end of 2015.

 

4. Datsun Redi-Go: Datsun Redi-Go, the third offering of Nissan's low-cost brand after Datusn Go and Go +, will go on sale in the country by March 2016. Redi-Go, which is based on the CMF-A (Common Modular Family) platform, will be powered by a three-cylinder petrol engine with five-speed manual transmission and with reports of an automated manual transmission (AMT) variant as well. French car-maker Renault's recently-unveiled Kwid is also built on the same platform.

 

5. Volkswagen Beetle: German auto-maker Volkswagen has officially confirmed the arrival of its new Beetle in India. To be pitted against MINI Cooper S, Mercedes A-Class Fiat Abarth Punto and the BMW 1-Series, the new Volkswagen Beetle will be brought to India as Completely Built Unit (CBU).

 

Beetle is expected to be powered by the 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine that also does duty in the Jetta sedan. The engine is expected to churn out a maximum power of 158bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. The car is likely to be priced at around Rs. 30 lakh.