There are cars and then there are game changers. In automobile industry,new vehicles come on road every now and then,and compete with these game changers and at the forefront are Tata Motors Aria,Maruti Suzuki Swift,Renault Duster and more.
While some of these news cars might be remarkable,existing players always tend to modify their champion and give it to public again. These are termed as facelifts and the 12th Auto Expo 2014 is sure to bring the best of them. This year,some of the biggest automobile manufacturers are putting their best foot forward in showcasing morphed versions of their fleet. While foreign companies are doing it,this time the excitement is at its peak because the Indian companies too are coming up with some really exciting facelifts.
Topping the anticipation is the Tata Aria Automatic. While a facelift of the vehicle was shown at the Geneva Auto Expo in March 2013,the company reported that the facelift to be offered in the 12th Auto Expo 2014 would be a much refined one. It is rumoured that the new facelift might feature a 2.2 litre diesel engine which can sport an impressive 152.579 bhp. With new upholstery,redesigned alloy wheels and smoked projector headlights,further visual surprises are to be seen at the expo. The biggest news about this car,however,is the six speed automatic transmission system.
Maruti Suzuki India too is teasing the automobile fanatics with a lot of tricks up its sleeves. 2014 is said to be an exciting year for Maruti Suzuki and it is reassuring it by offering a facelift to its best seller Maruti Suzuki Swift. The new facelift is expected to offer a refreshing front bumper,advanced fog lamps with day time running LEDs,a 16 inch alloy wheel design. The car may also be offered in a new colour variant. The interiors are definitely changing,giving room to a lot of surprises in terms of design,features,etc. The engine specifications,however,are the same.
At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the
computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "If GM had kept up with
technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25.00
cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon."
In response to Bill's comments, General Motors issued a press release
stating: If GM had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be
driving cars with the following characteristics (and I just love this part):
1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a day.
2. Every time they repainted the lines in the road, you would have to buy a