The 2020 Auto Expo saw a major number of withdrawals from the motorcycle and car manufacturers for various reasons. However, a lot of popular market leaders and upcoming manufacturers in India like GWM showcased their range of products for the Indian market. While there were a lot of unveilings that happened at the 2020 Auto Expo, a few manufacturers also launched their new cars in the market. Here are the cars that were launched in the Indian market at the 2020 Auto Expo.
Kia launched its second product in the Indian market, the Carnival. It is a premium MPV that takes on the higher end variants of the Toyota Innova Crysta and the Touring Sport. Priced between Rs 24.95 lakhs and Rs 33.95 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi, the Kia Carnival is available in three variants. It gets powered by a 2.2-litre BS6 compliant diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 197 Bhp and peak torque of 440 Nm. It gets an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Mahindra launched India’s most affordable electric car at the 2020 Auto Expo. The all-new eKUV gets a price tag of Rs 8.25 lakhs in Delhi after the FAME II discounts. It gets powered by a 40kW electric motor that can keep the vehicle up and running for about 150 km. It can be charged in just 55 min with a fast charger and takes about 5hours 45 mins on a regular charger.
Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Coupe
Mercedes-AMG has launched the new GT 63 4-door Coupe in the Indian market at a price of Rs 2.42 crores, ex-showroom, India. The vehicle is powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine that generates a massive 635 Bhp and a massive torque of 900 Nm. It powers all the wheels through a 9-speed automatic transmission. The GT 63 Coupe four-door can do 0-100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds!
Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo
The German brand also launched the V-Class Marco Polo at a price of Rs 1.46 crore! Aimed at the outdoor enthusiasts, the Marco Polo edition offers a sofa-cum-bed, a wardrobe, a fold-out table, 40-litre fridge and a fully equipped kitchen. It gets powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 160 Bhp and peak torque of 380 Nm. It gets a 9-speed torque converter in place.
Skoda Octavia 245 RS
Skoda has launched the Octavia RS 245 in the Indian market at the Auto Expo at a price of Rs 36 lakhs. Only 200 units of the car will be sold in the Indian market and it will be a Completely Built Unit. The sedan is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 242 Bhp and peak torque of 370 Nm. It gets a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. The Octavia RS is very quick and can do 0-100 km/h in just 6.6 seconds.