Mercedes Benz A Class Launch Date (expected): June–July Price (expected): Rs 18 lakh – 23 lakh With the BMW F20 to be launched later in the year, the Mercedes Benz A Class will mark the entry of an all-new Mercedes in India, wrapped in an attractive price package.
BMW 1 Series Launch Date (expected): October –November Price (expected): Rs 18 lakh – 23 lakh The German auto maker is set to take Mercedes head on with the launch of its 1 series in the country. BMW 1 series aka F20 will be assembled at the company’s plant in Chennai.
Chevrolet Enjoy Launch Date (expected): March Price (expected): Rs 5.75 lakh – 9 lakh Chevrolet Enjoy, originally called the Wuling Enjoy MPV, will be up against the likes of Mahindra Xylo and Tata Winger. The car will be powered by a 1.3-litre multi-jet engine from FIAT.
Ford Ecosport Launch Date (expected): April – June Price (expected): Rs 8 lakh Ford Ecosport is an SUV with an attractive price tag. The American car maker has put a 1 litre turbocharged petrol engine in the Ecosport, making it an affordable and a fuel efficient SUV.
Honda Amaze Launch Date (expected): September – October Price (expected): Rs 5 lakh – 8 lakh The sub-4 meter Honda Amaze comes in as a direct competition to Maruti’s Swift Dzire —both cars come in the diesel sedan category. The Amaze is powered by a 1.5 litre compact D-Tec engine
Mahindra E20 Launch Date (expected): January Price (expected): Rs 4 lakh – 6 lakh Mahindra E20 seeks to build upon what the Reva did back in 2001. Power steering, an air conditioner, a power outlet and couple that with a built-in music system is what the E20 is packing.
Nano (Diesel-CNG) Price (expected): Rs 2 – 3 lakh Launch Date (expected): Late 2013 Tata Nano is set to be draped in diesel and CNG variants as the Indian auto major expects more out of its cost-effective car.
Hyundai i10 Diesel Launch Date (expected): September – October Price (expected): Rs 3 lakh – 6 lakh The Hyundai i10 is a name synonymous with performance and output. Now, expect the i10 on the lines of the successful fluidic design and a 1.1 litre diesel engine.