Auto Expo 2020: What To Expect?
The Asia Largest Automotive show- Auto Expo 2020 is starting from tomorrow. Lots of new launches, announcements and concepts to be showcased. We at BW Businessworld have prepared a list of important attractions for the Auto Expo 2020.
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Maruti Futuro E
Futuro-E will be the Mid-sized SUV electric concept of Maruti. It will probably compete with recently launched Tata Nexon EV rather than MG ZSEV and Hyundai Kona. You can find Maruti’s Corner at Hall No-9.
Maruti Vitara Breeza Facelift
The company will also launch Facelift of Vitara Breeza with updated BSVI engine and introduce petrol as an option.
Maruti S-Cross Petrol
The Maruti S-Cross will now get a petrol engine. This will not be the facelift, which means it is not likely to get any cosmetic changes. The S-cross is likely to get the 1.5-litre K15B engine unit from the Ertiga and Ciaz.
Maruti Ignis Facelift
Ignis is the entry level model from the Maruti portfolio. It is going to get fresh front fascia and updated look.
Maruti Swift Hybrid
Since Maruti discontinued the diesel engine for BSVI portfolio, there are assumptions that Maruti might showcase the Hybrid to increase the fuel efficiency.
There are possibilities that Maruti might also came up with its Jimny. It will be updated version of Jypsy and it is already available at international markets.
Hyundai Creta 2020
Hyundai Creta is one of the most selling compact SUV in the Indian market. Now Hyundai has decided to change its makeover and hence the Facelift variant of Creta is debuting in Auto Expo. The Updated Creta will get the BSVI engine, updated design and lots more. The Facelift variant might be launched in March.
Hyundai Verna Facelift
Hyundai Verna Facelift variant will get cosmetic changes with updated BSVI engine. Apart from exterior, there will be introduction of connected car features. The launch is expected in the month of March.
Hyundai Tucson Facelift
The Tucson is also getting facelift and updated BSVI engine under the hood. Hyundai might showcase it in the Auto Expo.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios N-Line
Hyundai grand i10 Nios was launched previous year with 1.0-litre turbo-petrol under the hood. Hatchback segment is meant to be scoop the efficiency and hence lacks in the power. Now with Grand i10 Nios N-line, Hyundai is offering the power of 100PS. It is also expected to be launched in March.
Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept
The Le Fil Rouge was initially showcased as the Headline Concept car at the 2018 Geneva motor show. It is based on sharp sporty coupe design and comes with lots of connected features.
The Gravitas is the 7-seater variant of the Tata’s most popular SUV- Harrier. It will be the flagship SUV of TATA. It was first showcased at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show with the name of Buzzard. The rear of Harrier is redesign for the extra row of seats.
Tata Harrier 2020
The Harrier 2020 is getting lots of new updates. It will get a BSVI Compliant diesel engine, automatic transmission option, bigger wheels and a panoramic sunroof.
Tata Altroz EV
After the launch of Nexon EV, Tata is moving ahead for its EV lineup with the introduction of the Altroz EV. Tata Altroz will provide the range above 300 km per charge and will be positioned for under 10 lacs segment. Tata Altroz EV might be launched in early 2021.
Tata H2X was first debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show. Tata is planning to bring the pre-production model of the Tata H2X micro-SUV to the expo. It would be rival to the Renault Kwid and might launched in the year end.
Mahindra XUV500 EV Concept
For Auto Expo, Mahindra is going electric with its XUV models. The company will showcase the concept of electric XUV500.
Mahindra XUV300 EV
Mahindra will showcase the pre-production model of electric SUV at the Auto Expo. It is expected to provide the range of around 300Km and compete with Tata Nexon EV.
Mahindra also showcase the budget friendly electric vehicle -eKUV100. The price of eKUV100 will significantly reduce in coming times as it will be come under the government incentive schemes.
Kia QYI will be a sub-4m SUV which will be based on the Hyundai Venue. It will come with same engine options. The QYI will be the third offering from Kia and it will showcased at a pre-production stage at the Auto expo. The sub compact SUV is expected to be launched in August 2020.
Kia already unveiled the Carnival last month and now launching it at the Auto expo. It will be compete with Toyota Innova Crysta and hence the expected price of the MPV will be around 30 Lakhs.
Kia Seltos X-Line Concept
Kia is all set to showcase the Seltos with a couple of custom built off-roading versions At Auto Expo. Kia X-Line Concept was initially showcased in United States.
MG Hector 6-seater
The six seater variant of the MG Hector will be showcased at Auto Expo. This variant will be equipped with captain seats in the middle row and will be little large as well. It is expected to be launched around May and June this year.
International variant Maxus D90 will be called the MG Gloster in India. It will be the premium SUV with 3 row seating. It will competes with the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour in the Indian Market. It is expected to be launched around end of 2020.
Great Wall Motor
Great Wall Motors, Chinese carmaker, entering in the Indian Market, with their two electric concepts. The first is mid-size SUV called the Concept H, while the other concept car is called Vision 2025 e-SUV.
Mercedes Benz Marco Polo
Mercedes-Benz is coming with Marco Polo edition of the V-Class. The V-Class Marco Polo is a take on combining luxury with road-trips, camping and celebrating the spirit of adventure.
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-door Coupe
The AMG GT 4-door Coupe is powered by a 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 producing 639PS of power and 900Nm of torque. Once launched, it will take on Porsche Panamera Turbo. It is expected to launch in 2021.
Renault is entering in the sub-4m SUV segment with Renault HBC. It will be debuting at the Auto expo. Once launched, it will be compete with Maruti Suzuki Vitara Breeza. Apart from this, many BSVI compliant variant of present model will be launched.
Skoda Vision IN
The Skoda Vision IN is the Sub-Compact SUV which will be compete with Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. Apart from this we might get a chance to the Octavia RS245, the updated line-up of Superb and Karoq SUV.
Volkswagen is bringing a range of SUV offerings to the Auto expo. The T-Roc will be a compact SUV with coupe-styling and lots of premium features. The German carmaker might unveil the T-Cross and Tiguan aswell at the Auto Expo 2020.