Jaguar's is Introducing E-Pace to The Indian Automobile Sector

2017 was a fantastic year in the automobile industry, especially in Indian markets. The implementation of GST, although complicated, brought down the prices of the automobiles. Hundreds of new cars were introduced to suit all types of customers from budget to premium. Additionally, greener fuels such as CNG were encouraged by the government. The compact SUV section and compact sedan section of cars grew substantially and thus, many cars were introduced to suit this new section. Thousands of new innovations were witnessed by another hundred of satisfied customers across the country.

This year, promises even more innovations and these cars that are set to release in the Indian marketplace this year are the witnesses to it. It is also worth noting that most of these cars are rumoured to release this year. There is no confirmation that all or any of these cars will release in 2018 or they will release at the mentioned prices.

  1. Bajaj Qute

Bajaj_qute_car_2018 Launch


Expected Base Price: ₹ 1,32,000

Expected Release Date: December 2018

Bajaj Qute is a quadricycle, a four-wheeler yet not a car. Qute is a new age vehicle that is made for the metro cities. It is compact, comfortable, safe, lightweight and has a minimal carbon footprint. The car plenty of space for as many 4 passengers and extra for luggage. It meets the European Standards and Guidelines of Quadricycle for quality and design. It runs about 36 KM at staggeringly just 1 litre of fuel, although its speed is limited to just 70 KM per hour. The car is certain to present a tough competition to Tata’s Nano.

  1. Maruti MR Wagon

    MR Wagon_MAruti_Suzuki New Car 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 5,00,000

Expected Release Date: November 2018- January 2019

Maruti Suzuki’s much loved WagonR will probably receive a sort-of facelift with the upcoming MR Wagon. Maruti originally unveiled a range of Kei Cars, also abbreviated as K-Cars, which literally means small or hatchback cars in Japan. The upcoming MR Wagon was the most prominent among them. The boxy design of the car which appears to be quite compact packs a lot of space for the passengers. The car will be powered by 3 cylinders, 657cc petrol engine which will produce a 60 BHP power and a peak torque of 97 Nm. Although it has been 6 years since the car was initially revealed, it is expected to finally release near the ending of this year.

  1. Datsun Cross

    Latest Datsun Car Launching in 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 4,40,000

Expected Release Date: September 2018

The Datsun Cross is an upcoming compact SUV that is built upon Datsun Go+ MPV’s platform and has almost same proportions. The exterior of the car is aggressive and sporty with a contrast coloured body kit, projector LED lamps (which are rumoured to be standard across all variants), black roof tray with rails and a sports spoiler to complete the look. A 1.2-litre three-cylinder is expected as a standard variant accompanied by a 5-speed transmission. With the expected price range and the unveiled pictures, the upcoming car will offer tough competition in the compact SUV segment in all aspects.


  1. Nissan KicksNissan Launching kicks in 2018


Expected Base Price: ₹ 8,00,000

Expected Release Date: October 2018

Nissan is set to launch it’s upcoming car Kicks in India this year. The Kicks is a premium SUV and will be thus, placed above Nissan Terrano. The car has a sporty and aggressive exterior which is built upon Renault Captur’s platform. The upcoming car will, however, use the same engine as Terrano. It will be powered by a 1.6-litre flex-fuel (petrol/ethanol) engine that produces around 105bhp of power. A 1.5-litre diesel engine would be an. Nissan is pretty optimistic and ambitious about the car which will pose as a tough competitor to the likes of Hyundai Creta and Tata Hexa and the company aims to deliver 30,000 units in its initial year.

  1. Maruti Swift

    Maruti Swift Launching in 2018                      

Expected Base Price: ₹ 5,00,000

Expected Release Date: February 2018

The Maruti Suzuki Swift is India’s one of top selling cars. The upcoming version of the car is not just a facelift from the previous version. The next generation Swift is based on HEARTECT platform, which is lighter yet more rigid than the current version of the car. Moreover, the car looks totally different its predecessor with its swept-back headlamps with incorporated LED projector lamps and a new front grill. Although Maruti is yet to unveil the specifications of the upcoming car, a 1.0-litre turbocharged BoosterJet petrol, updated 1.2-litre K-Series petrol and 1.3-litre diesel can be expected. Much more is to be known as the official release of the car takes place at Auto Expo 2018.

  1. Mahindra U321 MPVNew Mahindra XUV Aero Car Launching in 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 12,00,000

Expected Release Date: March 2018


Mahindra is notoriously good and successful in the MPV segment with Xylo. But since Xylo was never updated, it has become obsolete. Mahindra’s U321 MPV will most likely replace the immensely successful Xylo. The upcoming car is the company’s first monocoque chassis car and will feature three rows of seating with seven and eight seater options. The hood will pack either a 2.2-litre or the 1.99-litre mHawk engine that will develop more than 140 bhp of power and over 300 Nm of torque, accompanied by six-speed manual and automatic transmission. It will compete with the likes of Toyota’s Innova and Maruti’s Ertiga. The car is bound to release this year since it’s testing on the roads has been spied.

  1. Toyota C-HRToyota C-HR Launching in India in 2018   

Expected Base Price: ₹ 14,00,000

Expected Release Date: April 2018

Toyota is set to release it’s radically and aggressively styled compact SUV, C-HR in India in 2018. The car will be released in the most lucrative section of Indian car market, as defined by the recent trends and will compete against the likes of Hyundai Creta. The four-door car will witness some of the best and most futuristic interior Toyota has ever manufactured. Under the hood, the upcoming car features 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine which produces 113 bhp of power and 1.8-litre petrol hybrid engine for an electric motor which produces 168 bhp of power. It will feature a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission for both the petrol and petrol hybrid version.



  1. Honda Civic New

New Honda Civic Hatchback Will Be Launching in Indian 2018 Expected Base Price: ₹ 15,00,000

Expected Release Date: May 2018

Honda Civic was one of the most loved cars in India that perfectly fitted between Honda City and Honda Accord. Unfortunately, the car was discontinued in the year 2013 due to poor sales. But the company will be displaying the new Honda Civic at the Auto Expo 2018 and hopefully release the car in the same year as well. The official specs of the car are yet to be confirmed, but a 1.5-litre turbo diesel along with 2.0 litre normally aspirated petrol and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol can be expected. In terms of looks, the car looks bold and aggressive than ever. However, the interior of the car is suspected to resemble the high-end Honda cars with minor tweaks.

  1. Toyota Yaris Ativ

Toyota Yaris Ativ is Latest Toyota Car in 2018 Expected Base Price: ₹ 8,00,000

Expected Release Date: May 2018

Toyota will be replacing its immensely popular car, Etios, with Yaris Ativ instead of developing a second generation of Etios. On the first looks, the Yaris Ativ seemed quite similar to the Toyota Corolla in terms of the exterior. Talking about the interior of the upcoming car, Toyota will finally bid farewell to Etios’ ugly and primitive interiors and replace it with moderns and futuristic ones. The car will most probably feature two engine variants for the petrol version; a 1.2-litre petrol engine which will generate 87 bhp and a 1.5-litre petrol engine which will produce 110 bhp of power. The upcoming car will feature both 5-speed manual and automatic transmission. It will also be available in a 1.4-litre diesel engine which will be capable of producing 90 bhp of power.


  1. Mahindra XUV Aero

Mahindra XUV Aero is Upcoming Mahindra's Car in India in 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 17,00,000

Expected Release Date: August 2018

Mahindra XUV Aero is a coupe SUV based on Mahindra’s notoriously famous XUV 500. The upcoming car is rumoured to be already in production. The XUV Aero that was initially unveiled back in 2016 features only two doors accompanied by luxurious interiors and features. The front of the car greatly resembles XUV 500 but the back is where the magic happens. The upcoming car has a boot that is similar to the BMW Q6. Moreover, the general structure of the car also seems to be the spiritual successor of BMW Q6. Under the hood, the upcoming car will feature a 2.2-litre mHawk Diesel which will produce 210 bhp of power. A six-speed manual and automatic transmission are expected to support the four driving modes; Race, Off-road, Street and Sport.


  1. Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade Compact SUV in India by Jeep Will Be Launching in Indian In 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 12,00,000

Expected Release Date: June 2018

The Jeep Renegade is a small and compact SUV car. It’s is the cheapest model offered by the manufacturer, Jeep. The look of the car is pretty basic with a standard grill and round headlamps and similar tail lights. Yet, let not the looks of the upcoming car deceive you. The 2.0 litre, Multijet 2, four-cylinder engine producing up to 168bhp of power which enables the 4 wheel drive and sports mode. The engine is manufactured by Fiat. The will feature both manual and automatic transmission. The manual transmission will feature 6-speed gears and the automatic version will offer 9. The car will, however, not compromise on comfort and technology with its comfortable and up to date interiors.


  1. Volkswagen T Roc

Volkswagen is Launching T Roc in Indian Market in 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 12,00,000

Expected Release Date: October 2018

Volkswagen will be stepping into the lucrative budget and compact SUV segment of the Indian car market with its upcoming car, T-Roc. In terms of looks, the upcoming car borrows various elements from the parent company’s high-end models such as Audi. Although the official specs for the Indian version of the upcoming car are yet to announced, a 2.0 litre, turbo-diesel direct injection engine is expected which will produce about 184 bhp. The engine may also feature various driving modes such as namely street, Off-road and sport. Moreover, a petrol version of the engine can also be expected for the Indian version of the upcoming car.


  1.  Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar's is Introducing E-Pace to The Indian Automobile Sector

Expected Base Price: ₹ 45,00,000

Expected Release Date: February 2018

Jaguar E-Pace is the luxury manufacturers compact SUV that will compete with the likes of Audi Q3 and BMW X1. The car is styled to lend a sporty and aggressive look, borrowing minor components like the tail lights from Range Rover cars. The upcoming car will be available in two variants under the hood. The first option is the P250 engine version which will have a 1998cc 4-cylinder engine capable of producing 246 bhp of power at 5500 rpm and torque of 365Nm in the range of 1200-4500rpm. The other option is the P300 engine which will have a 1998cc 4-cylinder engine which produces 296 bhp of power at 5500 rpm and torque output of 400 Nm in the range of 1500-4500rpm. The upcoming car will feature 9-speed automatic transmission.


  1. BMW i3

BMW Will be Releasing its Smaller and more Affordable Sibling of i8, BMW i3 in India This Year 2018

Expected Base Price: ₹ 1,00,00,000

Expected Release Date: March 2018


After Successfully launching the BMW i8, the German manufacturer will be releasing its smaller and more affordable sibling, BMW i3 in India this year. The BMW’s ‘i’ line-up is comprised of electric vehicles. The i3 is a hatchback that appears to be quite different as compared to manufacturers other models, but it does not anyhow compromise on the performance, despite being an electric vehicle. The exterior of the car appears to be boxy and basic, but the interior is pretty modern and futuristic.  The 5-speed automatic engine manages 168 bhp. The upcoming car’s top speed is, however, limited to 150 KM/H, yet the car achieves 100 KM/H in mere seven seconds


Here were our top picks for the upcoming cars of 2018. It is worth remembering that all of the above cars need proper service and maintenance and there is no better way to maintain your car than Motorrep. Motorrep is your one-stop solution for all your motor needs.



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