One of the biggest and much-awaited events of the Indian automotive industry, The Auto Expo, came to an end a few days back. The 2016 edition of the Auto Expo brought with it a whole host of new launches. Being the automobile buffs that we are, Self Drive Trips decided to visit the auto expo. With almost all of the important names in India were in the house at the venue exhibiting their current as well as future products. While Maruti and Honda showcased some very important products, luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and BMW made their presence felt with some dazzling launches lined up for launch in 2016. The event was also graced by the presence of many Indian celebrities who enthusiastically launched some top notch vehicles. Here we bring you a brief guide to the main attractions of the event this year.
Maruti Suzuki’s Vitara Brezza
Considered as a rival of the Eco-Sport, Maruti’s compact SUV which has been under development for quite some time was finally launched this year.
Honda will be bringing the Accord sedan to India this year.
Mahindra’s XUV Aero Concept
Mahindra displayed the XUV Aero concept at the Auto Expo. It is powered by a 210 hp mHawk engine.
A big unveil from Toyota was the all new Prius hybrid car that will be launched in India shortly.
Datsun Cars GO Cross Concept
Based on the GO+ MPV, this concept will make it to production in 2016.
BMW 7 Series
The Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar, launched the all-new BMW 7 Series.
Hero’s Splendor iSmart 110
Ranbir Kapoor unveiled Hero MotoCorp’s Splendor iSmart 110 at the Auto Expo.
Katrina Kaif made an appearance at the launch of the Jaguar XE. The new sedan will be assembled in India at a cost between 39.9 lakh – 46.5 lakh.
Audi R8 V10 Plus
Cricketer Virat Kohli along with actress Alia Bhatt launched this latest addition to Audi’s sportscars.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar visited the Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India’s pavilion at the Auto Expo.
John Abraham, who is an avid bike lover, launched the Yamaha MT-09 at the Auto Expo 2016.
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross Limited Edition
The veteran actor Anil Kapoor unveiled the limited edition of the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross,
Karan Singh Grover launched UM Motorcycles’ Renegade range in India.
Manoj Bajpayee graced the automaker’s commercial vehicle zone at the expo.
In a nutshell, Auto Expo 2016 was a great success and a very happening event for all the people with a craze for automobiles. With much anticipation, we look forward to what it has to offer next year.