New generation features will be showcased at Auto Expo 2016, major automobile manufacturers said on Friday. Indian auto giant Maruti Suzuki, whose pavilion is themed as Tranformotion after ‘Transformation Through Motion’ said: “Besides new models and concepts, Maruti Suzuki will showcase a new-generation vehicle platform and a new engine. These will take forward the company’s technology story which has gathered pace in recent years.”
A Maruti Suzuki statement said it will will flaunt its Concept Ignis and Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Vitara Brezza powered by a Boosterjet engine and new generation platform. Vitara Brezza is scheduled to be globally launched at the Auto Expo on February 3 while smart compact urban concept vehicle Ignis will be unveiled on February 4.
Chevrolet from General Motors India stable will showcase its new generation car line featuring its new design DNA. “Visitors to the 2016 Auto Expo will see a completely new Chevrolet. Our presence at this year’s event will be highlighted by some Chevrolet product reveals that will mirror the aspirations of Indian consumers,” said GM India president and MD Kaher Kazem in a statement.
Chevrolet will showcase Corvetto and Camaro sports cars, Chevrolet Colorado pick-up, Trailblazer, new Cruze and Spin. The brand’s pavilion will also showcase Passabilities and Colorado co-driver interactive sessions, the statement said. As many as 80 new vehicles will be launched and over 1,500 suppliers showcase technologies at the 13th edition of the Auto Expo 2016 scheduled to be held here and Great Noida next month.
The expo will comprise a components show, scheduled from February 4-7 at Pragati Maidan here, and a motor show February 5 – 9 is scheduled at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. Over 900 Indian companies and 600 international exhibitors will showcase products in the components show, where international pavilions have been arranged for China, Canada, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and Britain.