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Top Car News That Mattered This Week (Nov 6-10): New-gen Maruti Swift Spied, Citroen eC3 Price Hike, Tata Punch EV Spied, New Kia Carnival Interior Revealed, And More

The key highlight from this past week was the slew of updates about the upcoming new-generation Maruti Swift

Swift, Eletre, eC3

This past week, we received a whole host of updates on upcoming products in India. From the official debut of the new Suzuki Swift in Japan and it being spotted testing on our roads, to the entry of British automotive marque Lotus in the country. Let’s explore all the noteworthy four-wheeler headlines that captured our attention last week.

More Details On The New Swift

2024 Suzuki Swift

In its home country Japan, the new-generation Suzuki Swift gets a fresh Z series 3-cylinder petrol engine compared to the older 4-cylinder K-Series engine. However, the power figures of this engine are yet to be disclosed. We have also detailed the color options for the Japan-spec Suzuki Swift.

Just a few days after its debut in Japan, the new-generation Swift was also spotted in India last week, introducing new design details specific to its India version.

Citroen eC3 Price Hike

Citroen eC3

The Citroen eC3 has received its second price increase this year. Introduced in India in early 2023, the eC3 electric hatchback experienced its initial price revision in August. For detailed variant-wise pricing information, visit this link.

Mahindra Global Pik Up Design Patent Filed

Mahindra Global Pick Up

The design of the Mahindra Scorpio N-based pick-up, known as the Global Pik Up, has been filed for patent in India. In the associated images, the patent filing displays the same design as showcased on the concept. While a timeline was not stated, Mahindra did confirm that the pick-up was being considered for India a few years later.

Tata Punch EV Spied

Tata Punch EV Spied

The Tata Punch EV is approaching its debut and it has spied on yet again. This time, the shots captured its side and rear profiles, revealing more design details despite the camouflage. To learn more about what we observed in these new spy shots, click here.

New Kia Carnival Interior Revealed

2024 Kia ​​Carnival

Ahead of its expected India launch in 2024, the interior of the facelifted fourth-generation Kia Carnival has been revealed. It gets a clean cabin layout with integrated curved display setup. To find out how it looks in detail, head here.

Brazil Will Get More Powerful Citroen C3 Aircross

Citroen C3 Aircross

Citroen is about to launch the C3 Aircross compact SUV in Brazil, with a different engine and gearbox option. Unlike in India, the Brazilian-spec C3 Aircross will not only boast a more powerful turbo-petrol engine but will also include an automatic gearbox.

Lotus Enters India With Eletre Electric SUV

Lotus Eletre Electric SUV

The British sports car marque, Lotus, has now entered the Indian market with its Eletre electric SUV. The Lotus Eletre will be available in India in 3 broad variants: Eletre, Eletre S, and top of the line Eletre R. It packs a 112kWh battery pack which offers a WLTP claimed range of up to 600km, which may vary depending on the powertrain chosen.