Many great cars on Indian roads are no longer available to buy ‘new’. There’s hope though. As the market is growing, many such cars are set to make a comeback in India. We bring you 8 of them that will soon be re-launched in India.
The luxury sedan of Honda is coming back to India this year and there will be some very big changes in the car. The all-new Accord will be powered by a petrol hybrid system. The 2.0-litre petrol engine produces a maximum of 138 Bhp power. The hybrid system puts in more power to take the total power output to 212.5 Bhp. The combined system works in sync to return a maximum fuel efficiency of 23.8 km/l.
The Accord hybrid can also run on pure electric power too. The car will also feature premium interiors with a 7-inch infotainment system, and leather seats. Accord Hybrid will compete with Toyota Camry hybrid when launched.
Skoda Octavia vRS
The Octavia vRS was launched way back in 2004 and since then, the car has gained a lot of respect from the enthusiasts in the India. The car will make a comeback after 13 long years. The launch is confirmed by Skoda India for 2017 and will be powered by 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit.
Internationally, the car is available with both 217 Bhp and 227 Bhp states of tunes but Indian market will only get one of the options. In both states of tuning, the engine produces 350 Nm of maximum torque. The car will come with an automatic gearbox but a manual may be considered too.
The Tucson was introduced to India in 2005 when it was in its second generation. The low sale of the car forced the company to skip the second generation of the car in India. Now that Tucson has entered its third generation, it is all set to make a comeback. The new Tucson will fill the space between Creta and Santa Fe and the design looks much similar to the Santa Fe.
Hyundai will power the new Tucson with 2.0-litre diesel engine that will have two states of tunes in the form of 134 Bhp and 181 Bhp of power. The car will be launched by the end of this year and will compete against the likes of Honda CR-V.
The Montero was discontinued only a couple of years back and now the Japanese company is planning to re-launch the car in India. The car will come as a CBU like the older Montero and will be priced at around Rs. 70 lakh ex-showroom.
The premium SUV is powered by a 3.2-litre diesel engine that produces a maximum of 189 bhp of power and 414 Nm of torque. The car gets a 5-speed automatic gearbox and All-Wheel-Drive system as standard. The Montero will be launched within next few months and dealerships have already started taking bookings for the car.