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The four-wheeler space has seen the most action this week as the World Car Of the Year Award gets announced digitally due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The week seems to favour Koreans, however, the Germans are having a tough time. Here are our top news this week:
The Kia Telluride wins the “World Car Of The Year 2020” award. The luxury SUV has won this award by beating the Mazda 3 and Mazda CX-30 in the final round. The Kia Telluride is the only full-size SUV offering from the Korean automaker.
The next-gen Hyundai i20 India launch has been scheduled for September this year. The new-gen i20 will feature a completely new design and a host of powertrain options. The upcoming premium hatchback now features a new cascading grille and few more changes.
Mahindra Scorpio and the XUV500 BS6
Mahindra Scorpio and the XUV500 BS6 specs have been revealed ahead of its launch in India. Both models do not feature many changes from the BS4 models. However, the engine is updated to meet BS6 emission standards. The new Mahindra XUV500 BS6 features sixth-generation 2.2-litre diesel engine. It produces 153bhp and 360Nm of torque. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
Hector Diesel BS6 Launch
The MG Hector BS6 diesel variant has been launched in India. The prices of the BS6 MG Hector diesel starts at Rs 13.88 lakh, while the top-spec Sharp variant retails at Rs 17.73 lakh. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom (India).
VW Ameo & Tiguan Discontinued
Volkswagen has discontinued the Ameo compact-sedan and the Tiguan SUV from its Indian line-up. Both models were not updated to meet BS6 emission standards by the company.