Upcoming Cars


About the Automobile Industry in India



This country is said to have the 2nd fastest growing car market in the world. The automobile industry of India is the world’s 6th biggest automobile industry as well. With every passing day, the number of cars is increasing so as to cope up with the demand of the inhabitants of India. Currently, India’s car market, to be precise, the market of domestic vehicle is increasingly dominated by the small sized cars. To name some of the big players of the automobile industry in India are:
  • Hyundai Motor India Limited
  • Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
  • Maruti Suzuki India Limited
  • Tata Motors Limited

Apart from the above mentioned car manufacturing companies, there are many other national and international car manufacturers whose cars have dominated the domestic car market. Evolving at the faster pace, the car market of India, has scheduled the launching of a number of cars, each of which is featured with distinctive and unique facilities. All of these cars are expected to be launched by the end of the current year of 2012.

New Cars in India 2012



The auto giants based all over the world are trying their best not to leave any stone unturned so as to attract the consumers of India. This year is expected to see the launching of a number of top branded cars. The different models of the newly designed cars are, mostly, featured with value, luxury, convenience as well as utility. In this ever changing car market, people who have got a fascination towards stylish cars generally upgrade their cars on a regular basis. The cars come in different style and price range so that it suits the requirement as well as budget of everyone.

Following are some of the upcoming cars, which are supposed to be launched in the Indian car market in the year 2012:




Tata Safari StormeToyota CamryVolkswagen Beetle
Tata Manza CSSkoda Fabia ScoutRenault L 58
Porsche 911Renault DusterNissan NV 200
Mini Cooper Coupe Mercedes - Benz SLS AMG RoadsterMercedes Benz M - Class
Mercedes - Benz B - ClassMahindra Mini - XyloMahindra Verito
Mahindra - Ssangyong Rexton II Mahindra Reva NXRMahindra - Ssangyong Korando
Hyundai SonataHyundai Elantra



1. Tata Safari Storme



The famous car manufacturer in India, the Tata Motors is about to launch another new car in this year. This model, though is a modification of the older model of Tata Safari, but is featured with some styling changes. These changes are mostly focused towards the front that even includes L shaped headlights and a prominent front bumper. The interior of the car reflects high quality as that of the Tata Aria. Much more enhanced equipments have been used in this new Tata car. The most unique change, however, is to adopt the new X 2 platform, which was debuted by this company on the Tata Aria. The shortening of the 2, 650 mm wheelbase of the Safari along with the X 2 is expected to bring about a noticeable change in the way of driving. With improvised noise insulation and handling, one is sure to have a joy ride while traveling on this car.
This car is expected to be launched in 2 variants, which are mentioned below:
  • 4X2
  • 4X4
Apart from these, listed below are some of the other features that constitute the exterior as well as the interior of the car:
  • Lower hood
  • Power windows
  • Central remote controlled locking system
  • Isolated fuel filler
  • Sun roof
  • Steering based control system
  • Electric door mirrors
  • Rear wiper
  • Rear defogger
  • Parking sensors
  • Fog lamps
  • Traction control system
  • EBD or Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • ABS or Anti-lock Braking System
  • ESP or Electronic Stability Program
The following table provides some of the basic information about this upcoming car model:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
2.2 DiCOR diesel engine 1, 40 bhp/ 32.6 kgm Rs. 11,00,000 Early 2012





2. Toyota Camry



This car manufacturing organization has focused towards the styling of their new car model of Camry for a long time. This car was scheduled to be launched at the Auto Expo. With a hint of Lexus, the car interiors look luxurious. It is claimed by the manufacturing company that they have featured the car with spacious interior. They have even combined the new six speed automatic and manual transmissions with its engine. However, the car will be fitted with petrol engine and not diesel engine.

Some of the other key features of Camry 2012 are provided below:
  • Cruise Control to maintain a preset speed as set by driver
  • 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic overdrive Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and sequential shift mode
  • 170 ltrs fuel tank.
  • Redesigned large grill
  • Rectangular headlamps
  • Unique and well furnished dashboard design with the metallic inserts and wooden finish
  • 10 airbags, blind spot monitor
The following table provides some of the basic information about this upcoming car model:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
2.5 litre VVT - i motor 1, 67 bhp/ 23 kgm Rs. 20,00,000 August 2012





3. Volkswagen Beetle



Volkswagen, the international car manufacturing brand, has planned to introduce the new model of the Beetle that has changed both in regards to its size and appearance. This car looks like a classically designed car. A hint of vintage has been added to the interior dashboard by the new feature of the glove box, which is designed to open in the upward direction. The interior is quite spacious as well. Featured with both petrol and diesel engine, it is a designer accessory. However, the look of this car is stylish.

Some of the other key features of Volkswagen Beetle are provided below:
  • Cystal Clear head lamps with multi-reflectors.
  • Straighter and less bubblier design
  • 16 inches wheel with alloy wheel similar to Rolls Royce
  • Body colored spoiler and smoked out tail lamps at rear
  • Touch Screen Infotainment system
  • 6 speed manual transmission with 6 speed DSG
  • Fuel Efficiency of 13 KM/L
The following table provides some of the basic information about this upcoming car model:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.4 litre turbo petrol or 2 litre diesel 1, 58 bhp/ 24.5 kgm (For petrol engine) and 1, 38 bhp/ 32.6 kgm (For diesel engine) 1,360 Kg 4,278 mm/ 2,021 mm/ 2,048 mm Rs. 36,00,000 Late 2012







4. Tata Manza CS



The Tata Motors is about to launch another new car model named “Manza” in the current year. This model of the Tata car would be available in the Indian car market in both petrol engines and diesel engines. With stylish look, this is more of a family car than a business one. The car will be able to accommodate up to 5 people including the driver. The price of the car is even fixed, keeping in mind the average population of India.

Some of the other key features of Tata Manza CS are provided below:
  • More rear seat leg-room and a larger boot than the earlier Manza
  • 44 Ltrs Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Efficiency of 18 KM/L
  • Body colored spoiler and smoked out tail lamps at rear
  • Touch Screen Infotainment system
  • 6 speed manual transmission with 6 speed DSG
  • Fuel Efficiency of 13 KM/L
The following table provides some of the basic information about this upcoming car model:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.2 litre petrol or 1.3 litre diesel 65 bhp/ 9.8 kgm (For petrol engine) and 74 bhp/ 19.3 kgm (For diesel engine) Rs. 5,44,000 Late 2012






5. Skoda Fabia Scout



This is the crossover version of the famous and premium hatchback of Skoda, which is called “Fabia”. A rugged and go-anywhere kind of car suits the Indian citizens most. Thus, Fabia Scout is expected to the ideal car of the people residing in this country. The car has been designed keeping in mind the requirements and fascinations of the sport utility vehicle lovers in India though. Taller springs have been used in it so as to give the car extra ground clearance. The exclusion of the 4 x 4 system will increase the limitation of the car’s off-road ability on the rutted paths. The lower parts of the doors, the rear bumper and the wheel arches are featured with cladding, which will guard the car from scratches or any other type of gravels. The car will be fitted with scruff plate towards the backside of the car.

Some of the other key features of Skoda Fabia Scout are provided below:
  • Bigger cabin space
  • Black and silver colored roof rails
  • Wider tyres
  • Bigger engine and refined performance as compare to hatchback
  • Touch Screen Infotainment system
This well priced niche product is expected to win a remarkable fan following. Some of the other specifications of this car model are as follows:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.2 litre petrol or 1.6 litre petrol or 1.2 litre diesel 75 bhp/ 11.2 kgm (For 1.2 litre petrol engine), 1, 05 bhp/ 15.6 kgm (For 1.6 litre petrol engine) and 75 bhp/ 18.3 kgm (For 1.2 litre diesel engine) Rs. 6 to 7 Lakhs Mid 2012







6. Renault L 58



This is one of the midsize cars that are about to be launched in the car market of India by the end of the present year. The exterior of the car is supposed to have a different and unique styling. Apart from the stylish interiors, the model of this car will even have the facility of diesel and petrol engine. This aggressively priced car is sure to have made the residents of India feel the difference.

The below mentioned table contains some of the important information about the car:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.5 litre petrol or 1.5 litre diesel 7 bhp/ 13.6 kgm (For petrol engine) or 85 bhp/ 20.4 kgm (For diesel engine) Rs. 7 to 9 Lakhs September 2012







7. Porsche 911



This 6th generation 911 will radically vary from its predecessor in regards to its look. The car will be available in 15 model variants. Each of which will have different features though. Initially, the company has planned to sale the car in rear wheel drive Carrera S and Carrera. This will be followed by the variants of 4 wheel drive and Cabriolet. One of the main attractions of this car is the new manual gearbox that is featured with seven speed option. Besides the improved emissions and increased power, the Porsche 911 is even expected to offer better dynamics and improvised ride.

Some of the other key features of Porsche 911 are provided below:
  • Aluminium-steel body resulting in much reduced weight
  • Instrument Cluster contains a high resolution, multi-function screen, a central rev counter, and an ignition lock to the left of the steering wheel
  • Seven Speed manual engine
The following table provides some of the other main features of this 2012 car:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
3.4 litre petrol (For Carrera) and 3.8 litre petrol (For Carrera S) 3,45 bhp/ 39.8 kgm (For Carrera) and 3,94 bhp/ 44.9 kgm (For Carrera S) 1,455 kg to 1,470 kg 4,491 mm/ 1,808 mm/ 1,295 mm Rs. 90,00,000 September 2012







8. Renault Duster



With an aim to prove their presence in each and every section of the car market, Renault is planning to launch their Duster in the year 2012. Though the car shares the Logan’s platform, it is not an off-roader in its true sense. In India, this car is planned to be sold in the avatar of 2 wheel drive. Apart from impressive and spacious interior, the Duster is sure to offer quality ride. This car model will be marketed in the country in both petrol based and diesel based engines. Besides being powerful, the diesel engines will even be featured with compact turbo lag.

Some of the other key features of Renault Duster are provided below:
  • Characteristic SUV with 4X4 features
  • Low weight and compact size making it agile
  • Features of Auto Mode and Lock mode available
  • 0-100 KM/H in 11.5 Seconds with top speed of 164KM/H
  • Contains Anti-lock Brake System, Emergency Brake Assist, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and a stability control module
To get some more details and the facts and features of this car, let us have a glimpse at the below mentioned table:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.6 litre petrol or 1.5 litre diesel 105 bhp/ 15.1 kgm (For 1.6 litre petrol engine), 90 bhp/ 20.4 kgm and 1, 07 bhp/ 24.5 kgm (For 1.5 litre diesel engine) 1,205 kg 4,315 mm / 1,822 mm / 1,695 mm Rs. 7,00,000 to 8,00,000 July 2012








9. Nissan NV 200



This is a minivan kind of car, which is the 1st product of the joint venture of the Ashok Leyland and Nissan for the manufacturing of minivans in the nation. With a seating layout of 2 + 3 + 3, this car has got the seating capacity of up to 8 people. The sliding back doors have added to the commercial look and style of this new car. Attributed with diesel engines, this model of the upcoming cars is priced a bit high.

Some of the other key features of Nissan NV 200 are provided below:
  • An apt car for people searching for comfortable-commercial mixture
  • Rugged body on weight construction and comfortable fron cabin area
  • 17 inches alloy wheels
  • 8 cylinder engine with 317 Horse power
The other features of NV 200 are provided in details in the following table:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.5 litre diesel 1, 05 bhp/ 24.4 kgm 1,269 kg 4,400 mm/ 1,695 mm/ 1,860 mm Rs. 7,50,000 to 12,00,000 Early 2012







10. Mini Cooper Coupe



This is one of the iconic small cars, which was initially introduced by the B. M. C. or the British Motor Corporation. Mini, which is considered to be the quintessence of retro cool, will be available in the Republic of India in 2012. Though the dynamics of the car market in India suggest that high priced small cars would not work in this country but Mini Cooper is expected to prove it wrong. The manufacturer foresees a great opportunity in this nation and thus, is even researching on the local assembly at the Chennai based B. M. W. plant so as to market the car in Indian at a more affordable price. The car has been featured with classic design and retro interiors. The big sized wheels of the car have even contributed to the look of this 4 seater. Though it is supposed to accommodate at least 4 people, but the minimal space in the rear seat of the 3 door hatchback makes it more suitable for 2 occupants. Besides comprehensive styling, this car has been featured with improvised fuel efficiency and is sure to provide a great driving experience.
Mini Cooper Coupe is expected to be available in 4 variants, which are as follows:
  • Mini Cooper Coupe
  • Mini Cooper S Coupe
  • Mini Cooper SD Coupe
  • Mini John Cooper Works Coupe
Each and every Mini Cooper will be fitted with either a petrol engine or a diesel engine. Some of the other distinctive features of this newly designed car are as follows:
  • A. B. S. or Anti-lock Braking System
  • E.B.D. or Electronic Brake-force Distribution
  • Emergency brake
  • Engine immobiliser
  • Ventilate front-disc brake
  • Solid back disc brake
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
Let us refer to the below mentioned table to get some more details about the car:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.6 litre petrol or diesel 122 bhp/ 16.3 kgm (For petrol based engine) and 112 bhp/ 25.5 kgm (For diesel based engine) 1,165 kg 3,723 mm/ 1,913 mm/ 1,407 mm Rs. 12,00,000 Mid 2012







11. Mercedes - Benz SLS AMG Roadster



This company has scheduled to launch the SLS AMG in the Indian Republic by the end of this year. The frameless door, which are featured with straight hinges have got huge contribution to the stylish look of the car. The car is featured with 3 layered roofs, which will come with a glass made rear window. This window can be kept open while the car is drove at the speed of up to 50 km per hour. The petrol based engine of this model of the car is expected to perform quite well. As per the test drives, the car has got the capacity to cover a distance of around 0 – 1, 00 km per hour in about 3.8 seconds and can be drove at the highest speed of 321 km per hour. The price of this car will not at all be cheap though.

Some of the other key features of Mercedes - Benz SLS AMG Roadster are provided below:
  • Open-top driving pleasure
  • Outstanding driving dynamics
  • Sophisticated lightweight construction
  • Aluminum spaceframe body
  • Seven-speed dual clutch transaxle transmission
  • Three modes of suspension are available: "Comfort", "Sport" and "Sport plus"
The other features of AMG Roadster are provided in details in the following table:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
6.2 litre petrol V 8 5,63 bhp/ 66.3 kgm 1,735 kg 4,638 mm/ 1,261 mm/ 2,075 mm Rs. 2,45,00,000 Late 2012







12. Mercedes Benz M - Class



This is one of the smartest cars that will be introduced in the car market of India in this current year. This car model is designed with softer lines. The eye shaped headlights are featured with detailed LED that is quite pleasing. In total, the entire look is not too rough. The stylish cabin of the car has made its interior luxurious and comfortable. The car has even got improvised dashboard. A consumer will even be provided with the option to fit the Merc Airmatic, which is the air suspension of Mercedes. As of now the car will have a single diesel based engine in ML 350 C. D. I. guise. With the updated engine and improved and efficient performance, the cost of the car is, more likely, to be fixed at a high rate.

Some of the other key features of Mercedes Benz M - Class are provided below:
  • Excellent SUV with leading edge automotive technology
  • Optimum energy efficiency, leading standards of passive safety, outstanding ride comfort combined with superb driving dynamics
  • Low fuel consumption and exemplary emissions figures
  • Steel suspension with selective damping
  • SUV environment with luxury saloon comfortability
Some of the other details regarding the different features of this car are provided in the below mentioned table:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
2.2 litre 205 PS diesel or 3 litre 250 PS V 6 diesel or 3.5 litre 295 PS V 6 petrol 258 bhp/ 63.2 kgm 2,175 kg 4,804 mm/ 1,926 mm/ 1,796 mm Rs. 65,00,000 to 80,00,000 End 2012







13. Mercedes Benz B - Class



In this country, this upcoming car will be among the important cars launched by Mercedes – Benz. This latest car of this company will be the 1st one that will have the new M. F. A. or the front wheel drive platform that is expected to form the base of the new generation of the cheap priced Mercs. The B - class car will measure as 4.3 m long, which is a combination of partly huge hatch as well as partly mini M. P. V. The car is featured with spacious interior. Apart from ample space, the interior has got a good packaging. The ambience of the cabin reflects luxury. This car model will be available in both types of engines, turbo petrol based and diesel based. Powered by such engines, the car is expected to perform well. The transmission of the car will, mostly, include a 7 speed dual clutch box.

Besides these, this car will be featured with the following:
  • 3 Dimensional trim
  • Stylish cruciform nozzles
  • Galvanised finished compact frame
  • Piano shaped black coloured front panel
  • T. F. T. or colour display
  • Electro mechanical steering
  • Direct steering capability
  • Radar based accident warning system
  • Adaptive brake assistance
Featured with unusually styled body, this car will be one of the affordable Mercedes in the nation. Mentioned below are some of the fundamental details of the car:

Engine Power or Torque Kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.8 litre diesel or 1.6 litre turbo petrol 135 bhp/ 30.5 kgm (For diesel engine) and 156 bhp/ 25.5 kgm (For turbo petrol engine) 1,395 kg to 1,475 kg 4,359 mm/ 1,786 mm/ 1,557 mm Rs. 18,00,000 to 22,00,000 Late 2012







14. Mahindra Mini - Xylo



It seems that the government’s regulation of excise rebate on small car have made the car engineers design different kinds of small sized cars. The Mini – Xylo of the Mahindra’s is one of such fine examples. Based on the shortened chassis of the earlier Xylo, the U. V. of the car has been featured with a redesigned tail, which has got a much shorter rear that overhangs. This has contributed in keeping the length of the car within the crucial mark of 4 m. This, in turn, has resulted in the loss of the 3rd row of seats. Besides these, the interior trim and the dashboard of the car have been improvised. With a 1.5 litre engine cap that is used for small diesel based cars, the car is fitted with a 3 cylindered version of the 2.5 litre engine of the previous big sized Xylo. The stroke and bore has even been reduced so as to keep the displacement within 1, 500 cc. The Mini – Xylo is featured with 4 wheel drive as well.

Besides these, this car will be featured with the following:
  • Robust and agressive looks as parent car Xylo
  • 5 Speed manual transmission Gearbox
  • Impressive and high quality fabric upholstery
  • Fuel Efficiency of 15 KM/L
  • Anti-lock breaking system, front fog lights, engine immobilizer
Following are some of the other details about the car:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.5 litre diesel 1498 cc 3-cylinder CRDI engine Rs. 4,00,000 to 5,00,000 Early 2012





15. Mahindra Verito



This is among the other cars, which have been shortened from its earlier design so as to fit the “within 4 m length” rule of the government. The new model of Verito has been featured with spacious interiors. The solid build Mahindra Verito has got a proven engine which works on diesel. A huge portion of the boot section has been chopped off by the engineers of Mahindra while redesigning the earlier Verito. This car manufacturing company of India is expected to be priced at an affordable range.

Let us have a quick look at some of the other information regarding this car from the below mentioned table:

Engine Power or Torque Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.5 litre diesel 65 bhp/ 16.3 kgm Rs. 4,80,000 December 2012





16. Mahindra - Ssangyong Rexton II



From the stable of Ssangyong Motor Corporation Limited, this Indian car manufacturer will be launching another sport utility car, which will be named as the “Rexton II”. The car was designed at Giorgietto Giugiaro’s studio. Giorgietto Giugiaro is the world famous designer from Italy. This car has got the capacity of accommodating up to 7 passengers, including the driver. Power in this model of the car will be generated by the 5 cylindered engine, which will be operated by turbo diesel. The chassis of the car is more like a conventional body-on-frame. However, the high rate of ground clearance and permanent all wheel drive are expected to provide it with better off-road capabilities.

Apart from these, other advanced features of this car are given below:
  • Brake technology for parking
  • Toll collection structure (Electronic)
  • Tyre force monitoring system
  • Forward collision avoidance and warning system
The price of the Rexton II is expected to be quite high though. Some of the other basic information about this upcoming car model are as follows:

Engine Power or Torque kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
2.7 litre turbo diesel 161 bhp/ 34.7 kgm 1,966 kg to 2,101 kg 4,720 mm/ 1,870 mm/ 1,760 mm Rs. 19,00,000 to 21,00,000 Late 2012







17. Mahindra Reva NXR



In the annual list of new cars in India in 2012, the name of the Reva NXR seems to feature as one of the permanent fixtures. This newly modeled car is expected to hit the roads of this country by the end of the present year. The 3 door family hatchback will be available in the following 2 versions:
  • NXR
  • NXR City
Though both of them are 4 seater cars but the latter one is expected to be cheaper than the 1st one. The NXR City is featured with the battery of lead acid, which has a range of around 80 km in each charge. Moreover, its top speed of 80 km per hour is expected to assist the car in keeping up with the pace of the Indian traffic. On the other hand, the NXR is featured with more powerful batteries of lithium ion that has got a range of about 1, 60 km per charge. This India based car making company claims to have attributed this version of the car with the capacity of being drove at the highest speed of 1, 04 km per hour. The Reva NXR is expected to be introduced in the Indian car market at an affordable rate. The below mentioned table shows some of the other fundamentals of this Mahindra car:

Engine kerb Weight Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
Electric motor 900 kg (For NXR City) and 850 kg (For NXR) Rs. 3,50,000 to 4,50,000 Mid 2012







18. Mahindra - Ssangyong Korando



Post acquisition of a car manufacturing company in Korea, the Korando is among the 1st product of Ssangyong Motor Corporation Limited that will be launched in the Republic of India. This is among the smartest sport utility car. In spite of being a 5 seater, the car is quite spacious. If compared to the other cars, which are manufactured by the Mahindra and Mahindra so far, the quality of the car’s interior is far better. Though the Korando is featured with monocoque chassis but the dynamics of this sport utility vehicle are average. The car will be powered by a turbo diesel based engine. Following are some of the other features of this upcoming car:
  • 2 Chrome exhaust tips
  • Meshed grille
  • Back parking sensors
  • Top mounted antenna
  • Side mirrors
  • Safety light
  • 6 Speaker audio system
  • Electronic anti-glare back view mirror
  • Adjustable seats
  • Auto-dimming interior back view mirror
  • Front wiper
  • A.B.S. or Anti-lock Braking System
  • E.B.D. or Electronic Brake Distribution
  • E.S.P. or Electronic Stability Program
  • Brake assist mechanism
  • Hill beginning assist
  • Active top restraints
  • Active rollover defence
However, this car is expected to be tagged with a high price range. Let us see some more details regarding this car from the following table:

Engine Power or Torque kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
2 litre diesel 173 bhp/ 36.7 kgm 1,672 kg to 1,692 kg 4,410 mm/ 1,830 mm/ 1,675 mm Rs. 15,00,000 to 17,00,000 Mid 2012







19. Hyundai Sonata



This is one of the new cars, which Hyundai has scheduled to launch in India’s car market in 2012. This car is even called the “Hyundai i 45”. The lines of this model of the car have made it the best looking car of Hyundai till date. It helps the car reflect its real presence as well. In terms of style, the interior of the car is not too much different either. The interior of the car is cockpit themed. This is what gives it a sporty look. Most importantly, one will get ample space inside the car, especially towards the back. The car is expected to be available with any of the 3 types of engines, which are as follows:
  • Petrol based engine
  • Direct injection petrol engine
  • Diesel based engine
With all these features, the car is sure offer a great comfort to the travelers. Following are some of the other detailed features of this Hyundai car:

Engine Power or Torque kerb Weight L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
2 litre petrol or 2.4 litre petrol or 2.2 litre diesel 162 bhp/ 20.2 kgm (For 2 litre petrol engine), 198 bhp/ 25.4 kgm (For 2.4 litre petrol engine) and 194 bhp/ 44.4 kgm (For diesel engine) 1,479 kg to 1,528 kg 4,820 mm/ 1,835 mm/ 1,470 mm Rs. 16,00,000 to 18,00,000 Early 2012









20. Hyundai Elantra



The style and look of this car reflects the European car designing. The smooth lines on the body of the car, in spite of flowing into one another, have managed to give Elantra an aggressive look. The exterior design of the car is quite modern. Apart from being featured with a multimedia screen, the interior portion of the car is stylish. The striking fascia of the car has made it stand apart from the other ordinary cars. The inside of the car is spacious as well and includes smart packaging. Hyundai has planned to make the car available in 2 different types of engines, petrol based engine and diesel based engine. The car tends to be tagged with a bit high price though. Following are some of the other features of this upcoming car:
  • Cruise control
  • Telescopic wheel
  • Solar glass
  • Windshield band
  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • Steering wheel audio controls
  • Bold hexagonal grille and sharply styled headlamps and taillamps
  • Climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, reverse parking sensors, ABS, airbags
To know some more facts about this upcoming car of 2012, refer to the below mentioned table:

Engine Power or Torque L/W/H Estimated Price Expected Launch Time
1.8 litre petrol or 1.8 litre diesel 1, 47 bhp/ 18.2 kgm (For petrol based engine) and 1, 40 bhp (For diesel based engine) 4,410 mm/ 1,830 mm/ 1,675 mm Rs. 12,00,000 to 15,00,000 End 2012









Last Updated on 4/16/2012