This week’s biggest auto developments: Nexon EV Max rolled out to the C-Class and more

The automotive world has been quite busy lately, as last week (May 9-13) saw the launch of some big cars in the Indian market, as well as some significant cars revealed around the world. If you’ve missed updates and wondered what’s going on in the industry, we’ve compiled a list of all the crucial automotive developments this week, take a look –
2022 Mahindra Scorpio teased again

Mahindra released a second teaser video for the new generation Scorpion release earlier this week, revealing some exterior design elements such as its front grille and the new Mahindra double-tops logo. Mahindra internally codenamed Z101, “the dad of SUVs,” and the company has confirmed that it will be entered in the D-Class.
KTM, Husqvarna Rising prices

KTM and Husqvarna are the latest 2W manufacturers to raise the prices of their motorcycles in India. Prices range from 4,544 rupees for the Duke 200 and RC 200, all the way up to 7,130 rupees for the Husqvarna Svartpilen 250 and Vitpilen 250.
Long-term stammer Nexon EV MAX launched

Tata has launched the long-range version of the Nexon EV, which is called the Nexon EV MAX. Priced at Rs 17.74 to Rs 19.24 lakh (former showroom), the Nexon EV MAX has an ARAI range of 437 km, thanks to its larger 40.5 kWh battery pack.
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class launched in India

Mercedes-Benz has launched the fifth generation version of the luxury C-Class sedan in the Indian market with a starting price of 55 lakh rupees (ex-showroom). The new generation version of the car takes great inspiration from the company’s flagship S-Class sedan, and is thus referred to as the Small S-Class.
Toyota Fortuner GR Sport makes debut

Toyota introduced a new, range-topping version of the Fortuner, such as the GR Sport. Based on the Legender, the GR Sport version is priced at Rs 48.43 lakh (ex-showroom), and gets a bunch of cosmetics as well as some mechanical updates.
Skoda Koshak Monte Carlo Launched

Skoda gave Koshak the Monte Carlo treatment, which combines a red and black interior, along with black exterior elements such as the front grille, ORVM units, snowboards, etc. Premium of Rs 70,000 on top model trim line.
Heading to India Range Rover Sport 2022 spacer cover

Land Rover has revealed the new generation of Range Rover Sport globally with a new, modern and elegant design and a significantly updated high-tech cabin. The engines include a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8, as well as a 3.0-liter inline-six petrol engine, and two 3.0-liter in-line diesel engines. Aside from the range-topping twin-turbo V8, the other engines get mild hybrid assistance as well.
Ford has decided to step back from manufacturing electric cars in India

After exiting the Indian market in September 2021, Ford decided to make electric cars in India, winning PLI (Production Link Incentive) benefits to make electric cars here. However, the US automaker has now taken a turn in its decision, and has pulled out of the Indian market for a second time.

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