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This week in Auto: 'Sunshine' Santro makes a comeback, Supreme Court rules no BS-IV cars after 2020

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 27, Oct 2018, 18:14 pm IST | UPDATED: 27, Oct 2018, 18:14 pm IST

This week in Auto: 'Sunshine' Santro makes a comeback, Supreme Court rules no BS-IV cars after 2020 Desk Fnf: Automotive companies are hoping for an uptick in retail demand as festive days are round the corner. To cash in on it, one of India’s leading car makers brought back a famous hatchback brand to the market during the week. This was preceded by the launch of an all-new scooter. The highlight of the week, however, was when the Supreme Court cleared the air on BS-VI implementation. Here’s a complete round-up of all the major developments in the auto space during the week.

a price starting Rs 54,650 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo as the Duet 125, the scooter gets a few visual and performance upgrades over the concept.

The Destini is powered by a 125cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine generating 8.7 PS power and 10.2 Nm torque. The scooter also gets 10-inch alloy wheels suspended by a telescopic front fork and monoshock at the back.

The Destini is powered by a 125cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine generating 8.7 PS power and 10.2 Nm torque. The scooter also gets 10-inch alloy wheels suspended by a telescopic front fork and monoshock at the back.

The company recorded a market share of 20.06 percent by September-end, the highest since October 2014 when it recorded a 20.25 percent share in the domestic motorcycle market.

one of India’s most popular hatchbacks Santro with a pricing of Rs 3.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the entry variant. The car will be offered in five variants and seven colours with the top-end petrol manual version being priced at Rs 5.45 lakh.

Hyundai is offering an all-petrol and petrol-CNG option on the car along with three manual and two automatic options (AMT). The automatic version is costlier than the competition, and is priced at Rs 5.18 lakh while the petrol-CNG variant is priced at Rs 5.23 lakh.

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