Auto Expo 2016: Day 2 Highlights - Renault Duster Automatic Revealed, Maruti Baleno RS, Ignis and Mahindra XUV Aero Concepts Showcased and More

Auto Expo 2016: Day 2 Highlights - Renault Duster Automatic Revealed, Maruti Baleno RS, Ignis and Mahindra XUV Aero Concepts Showcased and More View Photos

For those who missed day two, we had some exciting launches in the form of Fiat Punto Pure Edition, John Abraham graced the Yamaha stall and launched the MT-09 while also receiving one as a gift from the company, Maruti Suzuki unveiled the Ignis and Baleno RS concepts which will be launched later this year while Renault showcased the Duster with an Automated Manual Transmission. And finally, Mahindra brought in its XUV Aero Concept while Triumph's new Bonneville series, which has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 6.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) took a bow at the expo. All-in-all, if you missed it, you did miss a lot.

For those who missed day 1, Sachin Tendulkar launched the all-new BMW 7 Series in India, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif made an appearance, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was unveiled, much like the Honda BR-V compact SUV, new Toyota Innova, Hyundai Tucson, and lots of other cars. Catch all the highlights from day 1 of the 2016 Auto Expo here.
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More from the Auto Expo 2016
Hyundai showcases its premium Genesis range of sedans along with its special corner to display its safety prowess.

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At the pavilion there also was actor and auto enthusiast Gul Panag for the unveiling of the Triumph Thruxton R.

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And finally, here's the new Triump Thruxton R
Finally, after a long wait here is the new Triumph Thruxton R. The British marque will not be launching the standard version in India and as for the Thruxton R, prices will be unveiled later this year in June.

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Indian Roadmaster Unveiled
Here's the iconic American motorcycle marque, Indian, who has introduced the new Roadmaster in the country along the current line-up at Auto Expo 2016.

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Some key Features to be found in the new Renault Duster:

  • New Firefly fog lamps
  • New Kayak roof rails
  • New Waterfall LED tail lamps
  • New Hawk Eye cluster headlamps
  • Gun metal finish alloy wheels
  • New Media Navigation System
  • Dual tone soft touch dashboard
  • Eco mode and Cruise control with speed limiter

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The new Renault Duster comes with new design and style upgrades and few mechanical changes. In all the new Duster offers a total of 32 new features that includes Renault's an all-new AMT unit - Easy R.

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Renault India unveils the new Duster AMT in India
Here's the new Renult Duster AMT version in flesh.

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New Triumph Speed Triple on display at the Triumph pavillion at Auto Expo 2016.

Scoop: Both new Triumph Speed Triple and Street Triple will be launched in India later this year.

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More images of the new 2016 Triumph Bonneville Street Twin and T120.

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Triumph launches the new Bonneville series at Auto Expo 2016
British motorcycle marque Triumph introduces the new Bonneville range in India.
launches the new Triumph Street Twin at Rs. 6.9 lakh and the new Bonneville T120 at Rs. 8.7 lakh (Both ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike manufacturer will also launch the new Thruxton and Thruxton R today in sometime.

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More pictures of the Volkswagen Polo GTI

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The Polo GTI is also the first three-door hot hatch in its segment to be launched in the country and comes with a 1.8-litre TSI gearbox that comes mated to the carmaker's popular 7-speed DSG transmission.

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With 190bhp of maximum power output, the Volkswagen Polo GTI is set to be the most powerful hatchback in the country.

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Volkswagne unviles its most anticipated hot hatch - Polo GTI
The Volkswagen Polo GTI has finally found its way to India and will be launched around September 2016.

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Maruti Baleno RS Concept:
  • Get more powerful 1.0-litre BoosterJet engine
  • New cosmetic additions on the exterior
  • Styled with extensive use of chrome
  • Redesigned headlamps with projector units
  • New muscular front bumper with chrome accent

Maruti Ignis Concept:

  • Maruti Ignis has been designed in line with the stylish and sporty exterior
  • The interior comes with an all-black or black-white dual tone colour scheme
  • smart diesel hybrid system (SHVS)
  • boot capacity stands at 133-litres, which can be expanded to 258-litres by sliding the rear seats and 415-litres
  • Include 4-Wheel-Drive (4WD) system
  • hill decent control, Suzuki's adaptive Dual Camera Breaking system (DCBS),
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Both the Maruti Suzuki Ignis and Baleno RS will be retailed in India exclusively via Nexa showrooms.

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Maruti Suzuki Unveils Maruti Baleno RS and Maruti Ignis; to launch in India by festive season.

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On the sidelines, here are some pictures from the Auto Expo 2016 inauguration
Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is the guest of honour.

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Maruti set to unveil Ignis and Baleno RS concepts today
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS and Ignis Concepts all prepped up to be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016.

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Thinks to know about the Yamaha MT-09:
  • First bike from the MT range to be launched in India
  • To come in only two colour option - Race Blue and Matte Gray
  • Will be sold in India as Completely Built Units (CBU)
  • Packs Yamaha's newly developed 847 liquid cooled engine
  • 3-Cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves technology
  • Max Power -  114bhp / Max Torque - 87.5 Nm
  • Hydraulic Disc brakes - 298mm at front and 245mm at rear with ABS
  • MT-09 competes against the Triumph Street Triple, the Kawasaki Z800, the MV Agusta Brutale
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Yamaha India and John Abraham launches introduced MT range in India
Yamaha invites bollywood hunk and brand ambassador John Abraham to launch the new Yamaha MT-09 street fighter in India priced at Rs. 10.20 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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Fiat Linea 125S unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016

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Fiat Punto pure edition launched in India
Fiat India launches the new Punto Pure Edition in India priced at the Rs. 4.49 lakh and Rs. 5.99 lakh for the petrol and diesel variants respectively.

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Fiat Avvnetura Urban Cross in more pictures.

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Fiat begins to unveil its new, updated products for India
Fiat India unveils the new Punto Pure Edition and Avventura Urban Cross concept at the Auto Expo 2016.

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Other thing to see at the Mahindra stall

Mahindra Mojo - New Colour Option

Mahindra Mojo-Based Scrambler

Mahindra Mojo-Based Adventure Tourer

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The Ssangyong Tivoli is likely to be launched in India later this year.

Thing to know:

1.6-litre Petrol - 124bhp
1.6-litre Diesel - 114bhp
6-speed manual transmission
and an Automatic gearbox as well

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Ssangyong Unveils its much awaited SUV at Auto Expo 2016
Mahindra-Owned Korean carmaker Ssangyong has finally brought its most anticipated premium compact SUV - Ssangyong Tivoli today in India.

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Mahindra Reva e2o Sport Unveiled

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Some more images of the Mahindra XUV Aero Concept.