Top Car News Of The Week: Here Are The Top Four-Wheeler News From The First Week Of December

The four-wheeler segment in India witnessed a quiet start to the month of December 2020. Most of the week included automobile manufacturers announcing their sales figures from the previous month. Although, Nissan did finally introduce its much-awaited Magnite compact-SUV in the market, which did create quite a buzz for most parts of the week.

Here are the top five highlights from the four-wheeler industry from the first week of December 2020:

Top Car News Of The Week: Nissan Magnite Launch, Kia Sonet Becomes Best-Selling Compact-SUV, Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled & Others

Nissan Magnite Launched In India

The Nissan Magnite is the brand's most important model for the Indian market till date. The compact-SUV finally entered the Indian market and created quite a stir, after being announced of having a starting price of Rs 4.99 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi); significantly undercutting every other rival in its segment — here are the details.

Top Car News Of The Week: Nissan Magnite Launch, Kia Sonet Becomes Best-Selling Compact-SUV, Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled & Others

Kia Sonet Becomes ‘Best-Selling Compact-SUV' In India

The Kia Sonet managed to register sales of over 11,400 units in the month of November 2020, to reclaim the title of the best-selling compact-SUV in the country. The Kia Sonet overtook the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza to become the new segment leader. The Sonet compact-SUV is now also the second best-selling SUV in the country, following the Hyundai Creta — here are the details.

Top Car News Of The Week: Nissan Magnite Launch, Kia Sonet Becomes Best-Selling Compact-SUV, Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled & Others

Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled In India

Hyundai announced a voluntary recall of 456 units of the Kona electric SUV in the Indian market last week. The company announced that the units manufactured between 1st April 2019 and 31st October 2020 will be checked over a possible 'electrical deficiency' to its Battery Management System (BMS) — here are the details.

Top Car News Of The Week: Nissan Magnite Launch, Kia Sonet Becomes Best-Selling Compact-SUV, Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled & Others

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe 'Black Shadow' Edition Launched In India

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe "Black Shadow' edition is a limited-run version of the entry-level offering from the German brand. The new special edition model will come with ‘M Performance' parts and is priced at Rs 42.20 lakh, ex-showroom (India); a hike of Rs 3 lakh over the standard 2 GC from BMW — here are the details.

Top Car News Of The Week: Nissan Magnite Launch, Kia Sonet Becomes Best-Selling Compact-SUV, Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled & Others

Pravaig Extinction Electric Car Unveil

Pravaig Dynamics, the Bengaluru-based company has unveiled their first electric four-door sedan offering, called the Extinction. The new Pravaig Extinction comes with a 96kWh battery pack, with 150kW (200bhp) and a claimed range of 500km on a single charge. The electric sedan will come with a number of bespoke elements on the inside and is scheduled to be launched in India sometime next year — here are the details.

Top Car News Of The Week: Nissan Magnite Launch, Kia Sonet Becomes Best-Selling Compact-SUV, Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Recalled & Others

Thoughts On The Top Car News Of The Week

With still a few more launches expected before the end of 2020, there is still a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks.

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Article Published On: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 8:00 [IST]
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