Top India Car News Of The Week (June 26-30): 5-door Maruti Suzuki Jimny Australia Launch, 2023 Kia Seltos Teased, 5-door Mahindra Thar Unveiling Update And More

 The past week witnessed a teaser and a recall from Kia, while we also got an update on 5-door Mahindra Thar’s unveil

In the last week of June, there have been many noteworthy events including a new teaser of an upcoming compact SUV from Kia, while we also got new details on the new-generation upcoming flagship SUV from Skoda. In the same week, an announcement surfaced that hinted at an impending increase in the cost of our highway journeys. Let’s take a brief look at all major automotive headlines that mattered this week.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny To Be Launched In Australia

Maruti Jimny

After its successful inception in India, the 5-door Maruti Suzuki Jimny is all set to go on sale in Australia. While not much details are known about the Australian-spec Jimny, it will likely have an enhanced list of safety features compared to the one on sale here.

2023 Kia Seltos First Teaser Out

Facelifted Kia Seltos DRLs

Ahead of its debut in India, the facelifted Kia Seltos has been teased for the first time. Through the video, we also got a detailed look at its updated interior, which is the same as the international-spec version of the compact SUV.

Kia Carens Recalled Again

Kia Carens

Some units of the Kia Carens have been recalled again for a potential software issue in one of its electronic components. The carmaker will contact the owners of the affected units directly. This is the second recall of the Kia MPV in one year.

New Details On 2024 Skoda Kodiaq

2024 Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda will globally reveal the new Kodiaq in its second-generation avatar soon. Ahead of this, the Czech carmaker has released new details of the SUV, which also includes a long list of powertrain options. 

Milestones This Week

Two popular Indian SUVs, including an EV, have achieved production and sales milestones this week. Mahindra rolled out the 9 lakh unit of the Scorpio, whereas the Tata Nexon EV has achieved 50,000 unit sales in India.

5-door Mahindra Thar Unveiling Update

There have been reports on the internet that the 5-door Mahindra Thar will make its debut on August 15 in South Africa. However, Mahindra has put all the speculations to rest and has given us an update on the 5-door version of the Thar.

Spy Shots This Week

The last week’s spy shots revolved around two upcoming SUVs: the facelifted Kia Seltos and Tata Punch EV. We got some new images of Tech Line variants of the facelifted Seltos, and recently we also got a look at its interior. On the other hand, we also got a glimpse of Tata Punch EV’s revamped interior.

Toll Prices Set To Increase Soon

Toll Plaza

In what comes as a bit of unfortunate news, our road trips are set to get more expensive soon as the National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI) has decided to increase the toll prices for the highways every year now. As per reports, the increasing toll taxes will help NHAI to recover its debts faster.

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