Delhi Auto Expo 2018 - Live Updates: Day 2

Delhi Auto Expo 2018 Live Now

The 14th version of Delhi Auto Expo 2018 is live now and has offered multiple range of vehicles to the public for them to speculate and take ideas of future mobility solutions. In addition, the special focus of automobile companies is to stay on electric vehicles. This is because Government of India has plans to implement electric vehicles across the country by 2030.

2018 Maruti Swift’s Powertrain Options

New Maruti Suzuki Swift is powered by the carrying forwarded engine options of the regular models. A 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine will churn out 82bhp and 113Nm. Whereas, the 1.3-litre diesel engine generates 74bhp and delivers 190Nm. A 5-speed manual gearbox is being offered as standard fitment while an option of 5-speed AMT is also being offered with mid-level variants like V and Z trims.

New Maruti Suzuki: Inside the Cabin

New Dashboard Design
Blacked Out Interior with Silver Accents on Dashboard
Large Smartplay Touchscreen Infotainment System
Automatic Climate Control
Flat-bottom Steering Wheel with silver inserts
Steering mounted Music and Telephony controls
New instrument cluster
Large buy-eyed pots for tachometer and speedometer

New Maruti Suzuki Swift: Exterior Wize

At the exterior front, new Maruti Swift receives features like

LED project headlamps
LED taillamps
New foglamps
New machined alloy wheels
New black-accented grille

Maruti Suzuki Swift Variants and Prices

New Maruti Suzuki Swift is being offered in 4 Variants which have 12 sub trims on the basis of engine and transmission options

Petrol: LXI, VXI, VXI (AGS), ZXI, ZXI (AGS), and ZXI+

Diesel: LDI, VDI, VDI (AGS), ZDI, ZDI (AGS), and ZDI+

Maruti Suzuki: New Swift Rolled Out at INR 4.99 lakh

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift has been introduced in existing lineup at an introductory price sticker of INR 4.99 Lakh for LXI (petrol) base trim and the top end ZDI+ (diesel) trim will make you spend INR 8.29 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki: New Swift Boasts of Revived Styling

As per the Senior Executive Director, Engineering- CV Raman admits on 2018 Swift wears revived designing

Maruti Suzuki: the Swift moniker has 5.8 Million Happy Customers in India

Maruti is set to launch the third iteration of its most selling hatchback-the Swift. The brand has sold 5.2 million units since now.

Maruti Suzuki: Next-Gen Maruti Swift Readies to Launch Today

Kenichi Ayukawa, Maruti Suzuki India head, takes the stage to talks about new addition in this Swift.

UM Motorcycles: New Renegade Duty Ace and Duty S unleashed

Two new urban cruisers from UM motorcycles-the Renegade Duty S and the Renegade Duty Ace has been rendered at the ongoing Auto Expo

Beneath the fuel tank, both the bikes share a 230cc engine

UM Motorcycles: Budgeted Renegade Thor to enter India in 2019 at INR 4.9 lakh

A low-cost trim of the Renegade Thor electric cruiser is also linedup to introduce in next year and will arrive to the dealerships here at INR 4.9 lakh

UM Motorcycles Launches Renegade Thor Electric Cruiser at INR 9.9 Lakh

Renegade Thor comes featured with components like fast charging and Bluetooth connectivity

Also, UM is providing free charging at any UM dealership for two years

UM Showcased Cruisers, Renegade Thor Electric & New 230cc Urban Renegade Duty

Twenty-Two Motors

Twenty-Two Motors: The Flow e-Scooter Launched at INR 74,740

Twenty-Two motors has rolled out its first electric scooter in India at a starting price of INR 74,740

Key Aspects:

2.1 kW electric motor
Peak torque: 90 Nm @ 1000 rpm
Full charge: 2 hrs
Travel distance: 80 km
Telescopic suspension
Disc brakes
Mobile charging socket
Underseat storage for two helmets

Twenty-Two Flow e-Scooter will feature Reverse Gear and Hill assist function

Besides, the brand has filed 6 patents


Emflux One- India’s First Electric Superbike Debuted

Gurugram based automaker ready to showcase its first e-Scooter Flow

The brand starts the press conference with playing the Indian National Anthem

Major highlights of the Emflux One-

0-100Kmph Sprint in Just 3 Seconds
Lightweight with 169 kg, including 50kg of Batteries
Travel Range: 200Km in city conditions, At 80kmph it covers 150km

The bookings for the Emflux One will commence in the month of July this year. While the deliveries against booking will be granted in April 2019

Cleveland CycleWerks

 Last but not the least, the Cleveland Heist has debuted in front of audience. On a sad note, it’s launch here is not possible anytime soon.

Off-roader Hooligan unwrapped

Third in a row is the Ace Cafe in subtle light blue shade

 The Ace Deluxe in Orange shade is the second offering from Ohio-based manufacturer

Cleveland CycleWerks-the Misfit Gen II Unveiled

Besides, we can also witness these listed bikes from Cleveland CycleWerk in coming future


The models like the Ace Deluxe, Ace Cafe, Ace Scrambler, and Misfit Gen-II from brand’s global lineup will be introduced in India in the first phase

Bikes launch by the Cleveland Cyclewerks will cater the displacement range around 250cc. Whereas, the assembling will be handled at Pune based manufacturing unit. Also, the brand is looking forward to starting outlets in 30 cities by this year-end.

Day 1 Highlights - Delhi Auto Expo 2018

BMW 6-Series

The new BMW 6-Series GT has been introduced in Indian lineup at INR 58.90 lakh. It is powered by a much powerful and efficient 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine. It can complete 0-100kmph in just 6.3 seconds.

The diesel trim of the model will mark its entry on the Indian roads in 2nd half of 2018

New-gen BMW M5 has been launched in India at INR 1.43 crore

 New BMW X3 makes debut in India.

It is crafted on a revived chassis for better driving dynamics. Launch scheduled later this year.

The i3S is capable of generating 140bhp and 250Nm from the equipped engine. While, the combined output for the model stands on 374hp. It can complete 0-100 kmph in 4.6s

BMW i3 and 2018 BMW i8

BMW i3 and 2018 BMW i8 diplayed

Models like BMW 750 GS and BMW 850 GS has been launched at pricing INR 12.20 lakh and INR 13.70 lakh (ex-showroom). Bookings has commence today.


BMW Motorrad

Much awaited BMW G310R along with its adventure version the G310GS uncovered at BMW Motorrad’s platform

BMW G310R will launch in India in second half of 2018


BMW-owned MINI unveils the new MINI Countryman in India. Going to be produced at the brand’s Chennai plant, new MINI Countryman will be offered with 2 petrol and 1 diesel engine options.


Mahindra brought a new flagship SUV that is derived from the fourth-gen SsangYong Rexton SUV

Based on Mahindra TUV300, the new convertible concept SUV-Mahindra Stinger unveiled

A new electric mobility platform is also revealed

Mahindra Atom and Mahindra Udo, two electric vehicle concepts design to serve smart urban mobility are also showcased


The Yaris is loaded with the 1.5 litre dual VVT-i petrol engine that is available with both 6-speed manual and CVT automatic transmission

In the segment, the car will fight against the competitors like Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna

All new Toyota Yaris Breaks Cover

The engine powering the new Maybach S 650 generates 621bhp of maximum power along with 1,000Nm peak torque

A new India bound BS-VI diesel engine is also rolled out by Mercedes. It has already been used in the S-Class sedan launched in January 2018. The engine is capable of generating 282 bhp and 600 NM peak torque


New Mercedes-Maybach S 650 launched in India. The new 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S 650 saloon is priced at INR 2.73 crore for the top-end variant and INR 1.94 crore for the base model (both ex-showroom, India)

Tata Motors

Apart from this, Tata Tiago JP and Tigor JP, the electric version of the model also unveiled

The H5X is being considered the future of Tata SUVs. Based on new AMP architecture, the car will borrow the underpinning of the brand’s upcoming premium hatchback. The H5X will rival against the likes of Maruti Baleno, Hyundai i20.

Altogether, the new Tata H5X concept that is created in association with Jaguar Land Rover also showcased.

Tata Unveils TaMo Racemo concept sports car. Further, a EV version of the car will also be displayed

Tata Motors has six electric vehicles in its bucket, Smart Mobility solutions for Smart Cities


In December last year, Kawasaki introduced the Vulcan S, first cruiser in its 650cc segment. The segment also consists the models like the Ninja 650 sports tourer, Z 650 naked streetfighter and the Versys 650 in adventure segment.

New Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX sports tourer has launched at INR 26.80 lakh ex-showroom.

At its stall Kawasaki India revealed the Vulcan S and Ninja H2 SX

Kawasaki India rolls out two new bikes


In the segment, the car will fight against the competitors like Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna

All new Toyota Yaris Breaks Cover


Kawasaki India rolls out two new bikes

Specs and features infographic of Yamaha R15 V3.0

Yamaha R15 3.0 that receives cosmetic updates in the form of colours and gets newly added features has been launched in India at INR 1.25 lakh. Deliveries will commence from first week of March month.

Yamaha Motoroid autonomous concept


Yamaha launched the new-gen R15 3.0 alongside a new concept model

2018 Honda Activa 5G rendered in new Golden Yellow colour with fitments like LED headlamps, semi-digital instrument, etc.

Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India

Honda’s pavilion at 2018 Auto Expo has 11 models including an all-new Honda XBlade motorcycle along with updated models for 2018 model year. The most selling Honda Activa received 5th generation updates.


Key aspects of Hero Xpulse 200

Full LED headlamp
Digital speedometer with app assistance feature
825 mm seat height
Skid plate for the Engine
220 mm ground clearance
Durable Steel Swingarm
Spoke wheels
18-inch rear tyre
170 mm adjustable rear suspension
190 mm front forks

All-New Hero Xpulse 200 Exhibited

Being considered as a major update for the discontinued Impluse, Hero Xpluse is powered by the engine unit shared from the lately launched Xtreme 200R naked streetfighter.

In terms of power, all new i3S 125cc engine returns the peak power and torque in respective 8.5bhp and 10Nm figures.

H-Shaped tail light is new fitment

New muffler, LED taillight, semi-digital instrument console, mobile charging, inverted front forks and alloy wheels complete the new Maestro Edge 125.

The Duet 125 and Maestro Edge 125- powered by similar 125cc engine.

Hero MotoCorp

India’s largest selling two-wheeler manufacturer to reveal the two new products

Out of three new models, two are scooters-the SR 125 and the all-new Storm 125 cc scooter, has been showcased.


Piaggio India to Unleash three new Aprilia models

In term of equipment, the new Suzuki Burgman Street is packed with LED headlight and taillight, all-digital instrument console, central lock system and USD port, etc. Under the seat, the loaded engine is 125cc single borrowed from Access 125.

Suzuki Motorcycles:

The Japanese bike maker rolled out three models including Suzuki GSX S750, Suzuki Burgman Street, and Intruder FI

Hyundai i20 facelift variant wise price: ex-Delhi

Petrol Trim: Rs. 5.34 lakh to Rs. 7.90 lakh

Diesel Trim: Rs. 6.73 lakh to Rs. 9.15 lakh

Updates for 2018 Hyundai i20:

Two-piece wraparound tail lamps
16-inch alloy wheels
Dual Airbags and ABS as standard fitment
Roadside Assistance for 3 years
Warranty: 3 Years/1 lakh km

Hyundai Launches i20 Facelift, Price starts from INR 5.34 Lakh

 New Hyundai Ioniq Sedan Unwrapped

Hyundai India surpasses 7.5 million units sales landmark in 19 years

Maruti Suzuki FutureS and Honda Amaze Showcased

Day one of the Delhi Auto Expo 2018 began with the exhibition of Maruti Suzuki's concept compact SUV FutureS. The launch was followed by the showcase of Honda's Amaze Subcompact Sedan, Kia Motors Concept SUV SP. This time around the Auto Expo is expected to witness 24 new launches and more than 100 exhibits.

In-House designed FutureS

Kenichi, MD and CEO Maruti-Suzuki, said that compact cars are the favorites of Indian customers. FutureS has been designed by the company’s in-house design team and it is the first of its kind in this segment. Some even predict that FutureS can replace Maruti's best selling car, Alto.

Concept Future S

Ayukawa further added that by 2020 Maruti Suzuki will launch its first electric vehicle.
the company will launch its first electric vehicle by 2020. The company is investing in R&D for more localization. Also, The task of shifting the company's large portfolio to BS-VI norm is on track.

New Honda Amaze Subcompact Sedan Showcased

Honda was the next in line to showcase its all-new offering for its Indian Audience. The new Amaze Subcompact Sedan was unveiled by the Automaker. On this occasion, the company confirmed that the company is going to introduce its new CRV, new Civic and new Amaze in 2018-19.

Honda Amaze

Kia Motors Unveils Concept SUV SP

Kia Motors showcased its Concept SUV SP. Hailing the design of the SUV, KIA said that the launch was scheduled for the latter half of 2019.

Kia Concept SUV SP

Han-Woo Park, MD and CEO Kia Motors, confirmed that Andhra plant's annual production capacity will reach 3 million vehicles. He further revealed plans to launch 16 electric vehicles in the global market and further invest $ 1.1 billion in India operations. Kia Motors will soon introduce its India Exclusive EV.

Tickets for the Event

Tickets for General Public Hour will cost around Rs 350 and Business Hours tickets would cost Rs 750. Tickets are available online at BookMyShow. People can even buy tickets from the following Metro Stations: Rajiv Chowk, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Botanical Garden, Kalkaji, Sikanderpur, Mandi House and Pragati Maidan. The Auto Expo will be opened for the general audience on 9th February and the curtains will be pulled down on 14th February.