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There are major cars which are going to rule the Indian market in near future. The upcoming cars in India are:
Maruti Suzuki SX4 Diesel:
It has 1.3l engine powering with 90 bhp. The SX4 design comes with ground clearance and 15-16 inch tyres to suit Indian roads. It is priced around Rs.9 lakhs.
The A8 will initially be launched with the 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine which produces 250bhp and will have an eight-speed transmission. Its price is Rs 86 lakhs and is expected to be launched in march 2011. The other models to be launched in Indian market by Audi are Audi A8 4.2 TdI,Audi A8W12
Nissan may launch Sunny by mid 2011 in India, and it will be based on the same Micra platform and will have parts in common, it will be powered by a 1.5 litre dCi. The other model in Nissan is NV 200, Nissan Murano.
Volkswagen will launch an all new Passat in 2011 and its price may range in between 20-25 lakhs. VW Touareg 2011 and VW Jetta 2011 are the other two cars to be launched in to Indian market.
Chevrolet Spark Electric:
GM India is ready to release the electric version of its entry level small car, the Chevrolet Spark and it will be available in 2 electric versions. Its price is in between Rs.3.5-5 lakhs. Chevrolet Beta Diesel version will also be introduced in to India in 2011.
Honda had unveiled its small concept car in the 2010 Auto Expo, and the company plans to launch this small car in India in early 2011. Its price is around Rs 4-5 lakhs.
Toyota Etios Diesel:
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd., showcased the Etios in the Auto Expo held in New Delhi in January 2010. Its price is 6.2 lakhs.
Skoda Fabia Scout:
Skoda aims to expand its portfolio in India. In 2011, Skoda plans to launch the Fabia Scout and its price is around 6-9 lakhs.