Most carmakers are set to hit the floor running in 2021 as a range of new releases are lined up for January itself. With the New Year just around the corner, we’ve assembled a listing of all of the new cars and SUVs which are slated to start at January 2021.
Audi A4 facelift
Audi has been steadily strengthening its India line-up with brand new versions and also for 2021, its original launch is going to be the Audi A4 facelift. The German carmaker has made it accessible for booking on the Audi India site and dealerships throughout the nation.
Once established, the A4 facelift will likely be provided with a lone 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine. Power is going to be transmitted to the front wheels using a 7-speed dual-clutch automated gearbox. The 2021 A4’s styling, both inside and outside, will be based on latest A4 available in global markets.
It’s worth mentioning that this is going to be the next facelift for its A4 in India. The version also got an upgrade in late 2019, which was subsequently discontinued on account of the execution of the new emission standards earlier this season.
BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine
Essentially, the BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine is a long-wheelbase variant of the sedan and will be considered because the replacement for the formerly available 3 Series Gran Turismo. BMW will establish the 3 Series Gran Limousine on January 21, 2021. This may also indicate that India will be the very first right-hand drive marketplace to acquire the long-wheelbase variant of the three Series.
In 2,961mm, the new Gran Limousine’s wheelbase will probably be 110mm more than the typical version. Engine options will probably comprise a 258hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine along with also a 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-diesel unitexactly the same as from the conventional 3 Series. The attributes list also, is very likely to be just like the standard 3 Series. But, expect costs to be greater than the current 3 Series.
Jeep Compass facelift
The Jeep Compass will also get a facelift (like the one it lately obtained in global markets) which will feature a refreshed front with revised headlights and integrated LED DRLs, a re-worked seven-slat grille with honeycomb-like inserts and a brand new front end. The Compass facelift may even fit a new alloy wheel design. The insides of this facelifted Compass will get substantial upgrades using a restyled dashboard outfitted with a brand new freestanding 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system at the center and fresh AC ports and HVAC controls which are positioned under it.
Underneath the hood, however, the facelift will probably include exactly the identical 173hp, 2.0-litre turbo-diesel motor along with 163hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine since the outgoing model. Gearbox choices will even remain unaltered.
MG Hector facelift, Hector Plus 7-seater
The MG Hector facelift is going to be found in India in January. MG will depart the mechanicals as they are, meaning that the 143hp, 1.5-litre turbo-petrol and turbo-petrol mild-hybrid, and 170hp, 2.0-litre diesel motors will be taken forward.
What’s going to be new is that the exterior layout, especially, front grille and fresh five-spoke metal wheels — that the wheels will probably be bigger 18-inch ones including the present version’s 17-inch wheels. The inside is going to be upgraded with a brand new dual-tone interior motif and a few extra gear also.
Together with a facelift to your total Hector line-up, MG will include a fresh seven-seat version to the Hector Plus range. Though the three-row Hector Plus was started earlier this season using a six-seat design comprising of captain-seats at the center row, the seven-seat variant may feature a bench-style chair at the next row.