2020 Honda WRV Facelift

2020 Honda WRV Facelift

by admin | August 25, 2020

Honda India has launched the new WR-V facelift with prices starting at ?8.50 lakh and going up to ?10.99 lakh Two trim levels, SV & VX and a petrol and a diesel engine option to choose from. Cosmetic changes with BS6 compliant engines.

Honda has launched the new WR-V facelift after the delays due to Corona virus pandemic. The updated WR-V is available with a petrol and diesel engine options.


On the outside, the new WR-V gets more aggressive front and rear bumpers with a new grille with horizontal slats, new LED projector headlamps, new LED tail lamps, LED DRLs and roof rails. Additionally, both the petrol and diesel versions get separate new 16” alloy wheel designs.


The interior gets new design pattern on the upholstery and updated quality materials. Features like Power windows, electric foldable ORVMs, 16” alloy wheels, driver seat height adjust, 7” Digipad2.0 touchscreen system, reverse camera, automatic climate control and projector headlamps are standard on both the variants of the new WR-V facelift.

The VX variant additionally gets LED projector headlamps, LED fog lamps, front center armrest, cruise control, electric sunroof, Smart key with push button start and a leather wrap steering wheel.


The new WR-V is available with BS6 complaint 1.2L petrol and 1.5L Diesel engines producing 90PS & 100PS of maximum power and 110NM and 200NM of Peak Torque respectively. The petrol is available with a 5 speed manual transmission while the Diesel is available with a 6 speed manual gearbox.


The new WR-V will take on the BS6 versions of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford Ecosport. The petrol versions of the WR-V are priced at ?8.5L & ?9.7L while the diesel versions are priced at ?9.8L & ?10.99L for the SV & VX variants respectively. Honda is additionally offering the WR-V with a 3-year/unlimited kilometre warranty as standard to provide peace of mind & hassle free experience to its customers.

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    Tata Motors’ new premium hatchback, the Altroz has successfully established itself among Indian car buyers since it's launch in January 2020. The standard Altroz is available with either a 1.2L Revotron Naturally aspirated 3 cylinder petrol or a 1.5L Revotorq 4 cylinder turbo diesel engine. The 86PS petrol engine is fine for average users, however it’s definitely not enough for the enthusiasts.

         The turbo petrol version of the Tata Altroz is expected to be launched on the 13th of January 2021.

    Here are the details on the new Altroz turbo petrol:

    • Will be available with a 1.2L Revotron 3 cyl turbo


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      petrol engine similar to the Tata Nexon.
    • Will produce maximum power of 110PS (108bhp) and torque of 140NM through a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
    • Will be available with a Sport mode instead of the Economy mode.
    • Will also include Engine auto Start/Stop system on specific variants.
    • The turbo petrol option is likely to be available on XT, XT(O), XZ and XZ(O) variants.
    • A new 'Marina Blue’ shade will also be made available on the Altroz.
    • A 7 speed DCT automatic transmission option too is expected to arrive very soon.

          Though there won't be significant cosmetic changes on the Turbo petrol variants except for the “i-Turbo” badge at the rear, the higher trim levels are expected to receive some new features as well.

          Pricing for the new turbo petrol equipped version is expected to start from Rs.7.99L for the XT variant and go up to Rs.8.75L for the XZ(O) variant. (All prices ex showroom) Stay tuned for further updates on the Tata Altroz turbo version.

    Kawasaki has been teasing them riders with short clips of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R. Jumping straight to the heart of the matter, what has been the most fascinating point of this motorcycle is the engine. A 250cc, inline four motor is just what every biker would yearn for. Not just for the performance but also mostly for the kind of tunes it would produce. Just like the old days when 250cc four cylinder motors revved up to around 20000 rpm. Not that this one would but 17000 rpm is still sounds very, very exciting.

    There are rumours that there could be


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    two variants of this motorcycle but the news of its official launch date in Indonesia is still not out. We suspect it could happen once the world is out of the Covid- 19 menace. Showcased in the Tokyo Motor Show, the Ninja Zx-25R takes a lot of styling from the Ninja ZX-10R. Obviously, this has been the trend for quite sometime.

    Princing is expected to hover around the equivalent of 5 Lakh Rupees in the Indonesia. Now, you would think that sort of money is pretty high for a 250cc motorcycle. But, this new Ninja’s four cylinder motor is expected to have a power output between 50 and 60 PS which in our books is a great! Combine that kind of power with the its lightweight body. What you’d get is a power to weight ratio that matches some big motorcycles.

    In fact, that sort of power would surpass the kind of competition that 300cc- 400cc single cylinder motorcycles offer. The Ninja ZX-25R’s performance package and the its sleek, sharp stance could mostly make is a highly desirable track tool, ready to keep up with some of the big boys for almost a fraction of the price as it would attract lesser taxes, lesser insurance premiums. What’s even better is that one would get the inline four soundtrack that you often get from big capacity motorcycles and, one would also save on maintenance money as the Ninja ZX-25R would be cheaper to maintain than the bigger monsters.

    From what we’ve seen in the videos released by Kawasaki, the ZX-25R could come with adjustable suspension at the front and back, electronics in the form of rider aids like traction control, quick shifter and ABS. Once launched, the Ninja would be available in Indonesia initially. But the arrival of this dream motorcycle to India isn’t confirmed, mostly owing to the high value price tag it would attract via the CKD route. In fact, it could get more expensive than a Kawasaki Ninja 400. As a result, enthusiasts would definitely think a lot before buying such an expensive 250cc motorcycle. But, this could be the least expensive inline- four motorcycle one could get their hands on. Would you buy it?

    Stay tuned for further update and please follow us on WhatsApp , Instagram and YouTube.

    Tata Motors will be launching their flagship Gravitas 7-seat SUV later this year. The Gravitas is essentially the 7 seats extended version of the Harrier 5 seat SUV based on the Land Rover derived OMEGA arc platform.

    Based on the Harrier, the Gravitas will be around 60mm longer than the Harrier to accommodate the extra 2 seats while also being taller to provide better headroom for the 3rd row. Except for the larger dimensions and extra seats, the Gravitas will be largely similar to the 5-seat Harrier.

    The tailgate will be more upright, giving the Gravitas a more boxy appearance and the


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    SUV will also feature long functional roof rails for lifestyle utility. The top-spec variants will receive 18” dual-tone alloy wheels with the design similar to the Harrier's whereas the lower-spec variants will carry forward the exact same 17” alloy wheels seen on the Harrier’s lower variants. Though it is not sure whether the Gravitas will be provided with an electric sunroof.

    Other than these external differences, the Gravitas will carry forward the same features as on the Harrier:

    • Xenon Projector headlamps with LED DRLs

    • Auto folding ORVMs

    • Rear wiper and defogger

    • 18” Alloy wheels

    • Automatic climate control

    • Auto headlamps & wipers

    • Cruise control

    • 8.8” Touchscreen system

    • Android Auto & Apple car play

    • Harman audio system with 9 speakers

    • Connect Next app suite

    • Reverse camera

    • 6-way Power-adjustable driver seat with lumbar support

    • Off White Leather upholstery

    • Auto-dimming IRVM

    • Ambient mood lighting

    • Rear centre armrest

    • Smart key with push-button start

    • Follow me headlamps

    • Terrain response modes: Rough, Wet and City


           Safety features on the Gravitas will include:

    • ABS with EBD

    • All-wheel disc brakes

    • Corner stability control

    • 6 airbags

    • Electronic Parking brake

    • Electronic stability program

    • Traction control

    • Hill hold control

    • Hill descent control

    • Rollover mitigation

    • Electronic brake prefill

    • Hydraulic brake assist

    • Brake disc wiping

    • Perimetric alarm system

    • Pretensioner seatbelts


    The Gravitas, just like the Harrier will be available with a diesel engine mated to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The 2L Kryotec turbo diesel produces 170PS Power and 350NM torque. From the XM variant onwards, the Gravitas will be available with three drive modes; Eco, City and Sport.

    Launch & price:

    The new Gravitas is expected to be priced from ?15L to ?20L for the Manual variants and ?17.5L to ?21L for the Automatic variants. When launched later this year, Tata’s new flagship SUV will compete against the likes of the MG Hector plus and the next generation Mahindra XUV500. Stay tuned for further updates.