Renault has confirmed that its upcoming Keid-based MPV will be called the Triber. The vehicle has now been spied testing multiple times and its launch is slated for the second half of 2019. The upcoming Renault Triber MPV will come based on a modified version of the CMF-A platform that underpins the Kwid. Thanks to the mandatory safety norms, the Triber will come with features like ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD, dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, driver seatbelt reminder and speed alert system. The Renault Triber is expected to get power from a retuned version of the Kwid's 1.0-litre petrol motor. The upcoming Renault Triber is expected to be launched in the Indian market in the price range of Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom) and will have no direct competition that will make its positioning certainly unique. More details on the Triber expected to be revealed soon, so keep watching this space.
MG Hector will be the first ever offering by the manufacturer for the Indian market. The SUV has been spied multiple times now on the Indian soil. The upcoming MG Hector will be available for sale in both petrol and diesel engine options. The new MG Hector will be launched in India in the second quarter of 2019 and will primarily challenge the likes of Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier in the segment. The SUV will be manufactured at MG's new production facility in Halol, Gujarat with an expected 75 percent localisation.
Tata Altroz has been revealed recently and the hatchback looks appealing in design, to say the least. The car was first showcased as the 45X concept at the Auto Expo 2018. The upcoming Tata Altroz will be launched in India with a 1.2-litre petrol engine that will be good for developing respective power and torque outputs of 100 bhp and 140 Nm. The other option will be a 1.5-litre diesel that will produce 108 bhp of power and 260 Nm of torque. That said, the Altroz might be the most powerful diesel car in the segment. The Altroz will challenge the likes of the Hyundai i20 and Maruti Suzuki Baleno in the segment.