1. Hyundai Ionic 5
The first electric car to be launched this month is Hyundai’s Ionic 5 car. Kona Electric is already present in India. This will be the Korean company’s second electric car in India after the launch of the Ionic 5. It will be said to be a more premium EV than the Kona. According to the report, the design of the Ionic 5 is similar to that of the EV6. It is expected that the features found in it will also be kept like the EV6.
When looking at the exteriors, the Ionic 5 gives it a retro-modern look due to the more straight line. The headlight unit with square DRLs and square LED tail lights are seen at the front. In the global market, the Ionic 5 is available in two variants Standard and Long range. According to the report, it will be assembled in India itself, so its price may be less than the Kia EV6.
2. BYD ATO3
The Chinese company is preparing to launch its Ato3 electric SUV in BYD. According to the report, its launch will be on October 11. This car gets the option of 49.92 kWh and 60.48 kWh battery packs. The company claims that the Eto3 gives a range of 480 km on a single charge.
Recently, the interior of the car was shown in the new teaser by the company. The screen for the infotainment system was seen rotating. Which is kind of unique. With its help, you can do the screen in portrait and landscape mode according to your mind. Talking about its price, it will be around Rs 25-35 lakh. Which will compete with cars like MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electric.
3. Hyundai Kona Electric Facelift
Hyundai Kona Electric was first launched in 2019. At the same time, Kona Electric got its first facelift in the year 2020 in the global market. Now it is about to be launched in India. Changes in the facelift include replacing the front grille with a closed-off panel. The headlamps have been sharpened and the cladding has been toned down with body-coloured wheel arches and a new alloy set. There will be no change in the engine.
4. MG Hector Facelift
The British brand MG Company is all set to launch a new version of its MG Hector. A shot of the new interior is seen in its teaser. MG Hector is available for sale in India from 2019. This will be the second facelift from the Hector and this time around, you can expect changes to the exterior as well.
At the front, there will be a revised diamond mesh grille, repositioned headlamps and revised bumpers. The rear styling is expected to remain the same, but most of the changes are expected to happen in the interiors. A new 14-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, new graphics on the 7-inch digital instrument cluster as well as new cabin design will give the Hector a whole new look.
5. Mahindra XUV300 Turbo
Mahindra is all set to launch its compact SUV, the XUV300, on October 7. The new XUV300 will get a new turbo petrol engine. The name of the second variant of this will be XUV300 Sportz. It is expected to be powered by a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine. It will generate maximum power of 126 bhp and peak torque of 230 Newton meter. Currently, the turbo-petrol produces 106 bhp and 200 Nm of torque.