MotorBeam Daily News Roundup - 8th November
Filed Under: General News Tagged With: News
9:16 pm, 8th November 2019 by Arushi Rawat - Comments
Highlights of the day include news, top comment and automotive facts.
Okinawa Lite – Okinawa Lite, a new low-speed electric scooter has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 59,990/-. It is a low-speed scooter which means the speed is limited to 25 km/hr and it has a claimed range of about 50-60 kms between charges.
Jaguar XE Facelift – Jaguar has just announced that the mid-life facelift for the XE luxury sedan will be launched in India on December 4, 2019. The XE facelift was revealed internationally earlier this year, and it features revised exterior and interior styling.
Aston Martin DBX – Aston Martin has released an image of the upcoming DBX SUV’s interior and has announced that its first high-riding model will make its official debut in Beijing, China, on 20th November.
Harley-Davidson Pan America and Bronx – For the first time at EICMA, Harley Davidson has officially showcased both bikes for the masses. The all-new bikes will feature Harley’s latest engine – the Revolution Max liquid-cooled V-twins – in a 1250cc guise on the Pan America and a 975cc version on the Bronx. The new models are set to launch in the latter half of 2020.
Tesla’s Electric Pickup Truck – Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tweeted that the company’s upcoming pickup truck will be unveiled on 21 November in LA. The executive also hinted the truck will be able to accommodate six people and have a towing capacity of up to 1,36,077 kgs.
BMW G310 Bookings – The BMW G310 R, as well as the G310 GS, have got massive 600 bookings done during the Diwali period. The BMW G310 R and the G 310GS are the first motorcycles that have been developed jointly with TVS. The latter makes these motorcycles in India for BMW.
BMW M2 CS – BMW has revealed the limited-edition M2 CS ahead of its first public debut at the Los Angeles motor show. Differentiating the track-focused M2 CS from the M2 Competition are a number of exterior upgrades, such as a carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic bonnet with a central air vent, as well as a carbon-fibre roof.
Aston Martin AMB 001 – Aston Martin has revealed it’s first 2-wheeler called the AMB 001. The turbocharged V-twin engined bike will be made in partnership with the British motorcycle brand Brough Superior. Limited to a track-only use, the bike will be hand-assembled in Toulouse, France.
Motor Trivia – An average car has around 30,000 parts!
Comment of the day – Dukebag “They just downgrade the material quality and call it India spec.”