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Top 5 Car News Of The Week Datsun GO and GO BS6 Launch Toyotas Vitara Brezza 2020 Thar Updates 2020 Swift Facelift Leaked And Carmakers That Resumed Operations In India

We are delighted to bring you all the updates from the past week as there were some good news from the automotive industry. Quite a few carmakers have resumed operations in their plants and dealerships across the country.

As for launches, Datsun introduced the GO and GO+ BS6 in India. We also got some crucial information about the Urban Cruiser, Toyota's version of the Vitara Brezza, and the much anticipated 2020 Mahindra Thar. Meanwhile, the 2020 Maruti Suzuki Swift facelift was leaked, revealing the updates to the popular hatchback.

Datsun GO And GO+ BS6 Launched In India

Datsun has launched the GO and GO+ BS6 in India, The 5-seater GO is priced from Rs 3.99 lakh and the GO+ 7-seater costs north of Rs 4.19 lakh. Both the GO twins command a premium over the outgoing BS4 version. In comparison, the GO BS6 commands more premium over the GO+ BS6 versions. There will be five variants on offer. Datsun has also rolled out some special finance schemes. Head thisfor more about the GO twins and the BS6 update.

Toyota's Rebadged Vitara Brezza Is Taking Shape

We believe Maruti Suzuki will soon Vitara Brezzas to Toyota for its own version of the sub-4m SUV. We also strongly believe that it will be called the Urban Cruiser, as the same name was also trademarked by Toyota. What's more? We expect to see some minor changes while the 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine will be carried on. This unit develops 104PS and 138Nm of peak torque, mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox.

2020 Mahindra Thar Updates

The wait for the new Thar has been a long one. But we have every reason to believe that it is almost over. The 2020 Thar will debut in India by June/July 2020 and will be the first launch from Mahindra post lockdown. Thanks to numerous spy shots, we also know in terms of equipment, pricing and powertrain options.

The 2020 Swift Facelift Is Out Of The Bag

A brochure leak from the land of the rising sun revealed the facelifted Swift, which might find its way to India.The updates are not major and you definitely need a trained eye to spot the changes. Some highlights include a new grille, updated bumper and new colours. If it debuts in India, we expect the Swift to use the 1.2-litre DualJet petrol engine that makes 90PS and 113Nm. Currently the Swift is priced from Rs 5.19 lakh to Rs 8.02 lakh.

Carmakers Resuming Operations In India

Last week witnessed a fair amount of carmakers resuming operations in India amidst the nationwide lockdown. Volkswagen has come up with in 155 dealerships across India.

By Adithya Gopal S May 16, 2020 at 04:58PM

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