As week full of excitement and automotive extravaganza concluded last month, the year 2018 started off well for the automakers as far as the demand is concerned. Moreover, the biennial motor show served the automakers with a perfect platform to showcase their upcoming products and pipeline concepts to the audience. However, various manufacturers decided to opt out from the motor show this time around. With number of new products lined up for the year, we list down some important cars that are slated to hit the domestic market in 2018 which includes new Honda Amaze, Vitara Brezza petrol, Nexon AMT, Ertiga 2018 and more. See More: Honda CR-V 2018 listed on official website prior India Launch; Expected Price, Interior, Specs, Diesel Variant, Features Also Read - Coronavirus: Maruti Halts Production at Gurgaon, Manesar Plants With Immediate Effect
Honda Amaze 2018: Honda Car India is all set to launch the new generation Amaze sedan in India after showcasing it at the Auto Expo 2018. The sub-compact sedan will be offered in both petrol and diesel engines – 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. Expected to launch in India soon, the new Honda Amaze 2018 sedan could be priced in the range of INR 6 to 9 lakh (ex-showroom). See More: Honda Amaze 2018: Price in India, Launch Date, Images, Specs, Features, Interior – 7 Things to Know Also Read - Auto Expo 2020: Carmakers Gear up For Electric Vehicle Future in India
Tata Nexon AMT: To take on the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Ford EcoSport, Tata Motors rolled out the Nexon compact SUV in the Indian market recently. Offered in manual avatar only, Tata Nexon SIV is based on Tata’s popular IMPACT design language. In order to make the sub-compact SUV more competitive in nature, Tata Nexon is priced at INR 5.85 lakh (ex-showroom), however, the AMT iteration will launch on the later stage. The top end variant of Tata Nexon is priced at INR 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom). See More: Tata Nexon SUV production surpasses 25,000 mark in India Also Read - Maruti's compact SUV Vitara Brezza crosses 4-lakh sales milestone
Maruti Ertiga 2018: Maruti Suzuki is also working on the updated Ertiga 2018 which has been spied in the country recently. The new Ertiga is expected to hit the domestic market by next year which is expected to sport cosmetic updates inside out with no mechanical changes. Under the hood, the new Ertiga is expected to borrow the same set of engine options from the current model. See More: Maruti Swift 2018 – New vs Old Comparison; Design, Features, Images & Specifications
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross Petrol: After making an impact in the premium crossover space, Maruti Suzuki India rolled out the facelifted version of S-Cross in the country at INR 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The facelifted S-Cross is updated in terms of dimensions, design as well as mechanical front which is available in diesel avatars only. It comes powered by a 1.3-litre DDiS 200 diesel with Smart Hybrid from Suzuki (SHVS) technology which is capable of producing 89 bhp and 200Nm of power figures. See More: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars Launching in India in 2018-19; New Swift, Ertiga Crossover, WagonR MPV, Vitara Brezza Petrol & Others
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Petrol: After a monumental success of the Vitara Brezza SUV, that too only in the diesel guise, Maruti will be launching the petrol powered version of the same in India this year. Expected to be launched in the second half of 2017, the Brezza petrol could either be powered by the 1.0-litre Boosterjet or the 1.4-litre K-Series petrol engine. Apart from the introduction of new derivative, the rest of the vehicle will remain the same as before. The prices of the Vitara Brezza petrol are likely to start from INR 6.5 lakh (ex-showroom).