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10 Best Motorsport Car And Bike Exhibits At The Auto Expo 2018

From Marc Marquez' MotoGP championship winning bike to Lewis Hamilton's W04 F1 car, the Auto Expo 2018 had its fair share motorsport exhibits for the auto enthusiast to drool upon.

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Almost every major manufacturer had a motorsport car or bike on display

Highlights

  • There were a host of MotoGP bikes on display from Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki
  • Hero and TVS showcased their Dakar rally motorcycles at the Auto Expo
  • Renault and Mercedes showcased their Formula 1 cars at the Auto Expo 2018

The Auto Expo 2018 may have concluded its certainly making the right buzz around the auto sector. From promising new products to the future of electric mobility in India, there was lots to absorb at the India's premier automotive event. However, this year also saw car makers taking keen interest in motorsport as well with a host of displays across championships. From Marc Marquez' MotoGP championship winning bike to Lewis Hamilton's W04 F1 car, the Auto Expo 2018 had its fair share motorsport exhibits for the auto enthusiast to drool upon. Here's a look at the best displays that graced the Expo this year.

Valentino Rossi's Yamaha M1

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(Yamaha YZF-M1)

The legend and world champion never ceases to impress on track and his mighty M1 certainly grabbed all the attention at the Yamaha pavilion too.

Marc Marquez' RC213V

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(Honda RC213V MotoGP Bike)

Six times world champion too, Marc Marquez has been at his dominant best despite some very close competition. The RC-213V has been trusted companion throughout.

Alex Rins' Suzuki Ecstar GSX-RR

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(Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP Bike)

Suzuki Ecstar is still finding ground in MotoGP and the factory certainly has a lot of promising talent to look forward to.

Mahindra's Formula E Mahindra M4 Electro

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(Mahindra M4 Electro)

Off to a lightning start in Season 4 of Formula E, Mahindra's M4 Electro Formula E challenger was a sure shot attention grabber at the Auto Expo.

Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes-AMG W04

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(Mercedes-AMG W04)

Mercedes has been ruling the Formula 1 circuit for the past 4 years now, and it all started with Lewis Hamilton's championship-winning W04.

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Renault RS17

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(Renault RS17 F1 Car)

With 2018 being its third year as a full-fledged factory team, Renault has been climbing the ranks in F1 and promises to be extremely competitive this season, having finished sixth in the 2017 constructors' standings.

CS Santosh's Hero RR 450

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(Hero RR 450)

The fastest Indian as everyone likes to call him, CS Santosh has been making us proud in rallies in India and overseas and also added a new milestone this year, completing his third Dakar rally.

Aravind KP's Sherco TVS RTR 450 FX

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(Sherco TVS RTR 450 FX)

Two seasons into Dakar and Aravind KP has put up an incredible show. While his run may have ended earlier than expected in 2017 and 2018 Dakar due to untimely crahes, the TVS racer definitely has lots more to look forward to.

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Rally Car

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(Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Rally Car)

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza received a new look including the new livery representing the automaker's motorsport interests.

Gautam Singhania's Drift Cars

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(Gautam Singhania's Nissan Silvia S15)

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A passionate racing enthusiast and a business honcho, Gautam Singhania also showcased his race car collection at the expo with the Nissan Silvia S15 and Subaru Impreza WRX STi, each producing over 550 bhp, in attendance. The Raymond Group MD was also elected as FMSCI's nominee in the FIA World Motor Sports Council late last year.

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