Auto Expo 2018 Day 2 updates: Maruti Suzuki Swift launch keeps the momentum going at India's biggest expo

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Feb 08, 2018 IST

  • 12:32 (IST)

    All new Swift pricing is out!

  • 12:29 (IST)

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift has finally been revealed at the Auto Expo 2018

  • 12:23 (IST)

    India buys a lot of Swifts!

  • 12:21 (IST)

    CV Raman Senior Executive and Director of Engineering at Maruti Suzuki takes to the stage to explain the new features about the 3rd generation Swift.

    "The new Swift inherits its sporty silhouette"

    "Space is smartly optimised"

    "Cockpit design is driver-oriented" 

    "Based on the next-gen Heartect platform made of high tensile steel body."

  • 12:21 (IST)

    CV Raman Senior Executive and Director of Engineering at Maruti Suzuki takes to the stage to explain the new features about the 3rd generation Swift.

    "The new Swift inherits its sporty silhouette"

    "Space is smartly optimised"

    "Cockpit design is driver-oriented" 

    "Based on the next-gen Heartect platform made of high tensile steel body."

  • 12:17 (IST)

    The all-new Swift is first car to be launched at the Maruti Suzuki Arena

  • 12:16 (IST)

    "Over 50 percent of Swift buyers are first time car buyers"

  • 12:16 (IST)

    "Red is the colour of performance" says RS Kalsi remembering the launch of the earlier Swift model.

  • 12:14 (IST)

    RS Kalsi takes to the stage at the Auto Expo 2018

    "We did not launch car we launched a whole new category"

  • 12:12 (IST)

    And the launch of the most important car at the Auto Expo 2018 begins!!

  • 11:53 (IST)

    While we wait for the Maruti Suzuki Swift to launch. Here's a closer look at the Aprilia Tuono 150 and the Tuono 150 RS to keep you busy!

  • 11:50 (IST)

    Next stop is the Maruti Suzuki stand for the launch of the much-awaited Swift

  • 11:35 (IST)

    This beautiful Aprilia 150 RS is going to compete with Yamaha's R15. Boy does it look good!

  • 11:27 (IST)

    Here are some details about the Bangalore-based EmFlux Motors and a closer look at the 'One'.

  • 11:19 (IST)

    A closer look at the new Cleveland CycleWerks range of scramblers and cafe racers!

  • 11:17 (IST)

    Cleveland CycleWerks announces the Ace Cafe 250, Ace Deluxe 250, Ace Scrambler 250 and the Misfit, which is our favourite!

  • 10:58 (IST)

    Here's a closer look at the EmFlux One superbike

  • 10:49 (IST)

    The Emflux One has a stunning profile!

  • 10:48 (IST)

    EmFlux one launches its first electric superbike in India.

    The EmFlux One will be priced at Rs 6 lakhs with fully-kitted model going at Rs 11 lakhs!!!

  • 10:44 (IST)

    We are checking out the Honda two wheeler stand right now!

  • 10:22 (IST)

    Wish we could take this one out for a spin right now!

  • 10:17 (IST)

    Looks like a majority of EV manufacturers will be showcasing their vehicles today.

    This would include Twenty Two Motors, that is expected to show up with their all-new Flow scooter.

  • 10:14 (IST)

    Lohia Auto another Indian auto manufacturer is expected to display 5 EVs at the Auto Expo today.

    Lohia specialises in electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers

  • 10:09 (IST)

    Here's a closer look at KIA's SP Concept SUV

  • 10:02 (IST)

    Looks like Cleveland CycleWerks has a lot of bikes to showcase. We shall find out soon, as they begin the Day 2 line up of press events. 

  • 09:44 (IST)

    To recall, Mercedes-Benz had one of the most expensive vehicles on the Auto Expo show floor yesterday when it launched its Maybach S650

    ​Read all about it here: ​Auto Expo 2018: Mercedes Benz launches flagship Maybach S650 at a starting price of Rs 2.73 crore

  • 09:37 (IST)

    Next up on our list for Day 2 is Emflux Motors.

    Emflux is an electric vehicle manufacturer... from India.

    And they are expected to show case their first electric superbike that should go from 0 - 100 Kmph in 3 secs!!!

  • 09:17 (IST)

    On our list of launches today is Cleveland CycleWerks. And they make some vintage motorcycles like this.

  • 09:14 (IST)

    Drool over this Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE sports tourer

    You can read all about this beauty and its sibling by clicking the link below

    Auto Expo 2018: Kawasaki launches Ninja H2 SX, H2 SX SE with prices starting from Rs 21.80 lakh

  • 09:10 (IST)

    Here's our Twitter wrap up of Day 1 at the Auto Expo 2018. 

  • 09:09 (IST)

    Ankit Vengurlekar has got his hands on a Tata Nexon AMT.

    Check out the interior of the new model below

  • 09:06 (IST)

    The hot Maruti Suzuki Swift will keep the momentum going at the Auto Expo 2018 despite the chilly Delhi weather.

    But you will have to do with some hot coffee for now because the launch event starts at noon.

  • 08:59 (IST)

    If this is your first time at Auto Expo 2018 , please watch this and take the necessary steps to make it an enjoyable one. Handy tips by Ankit Vengurlekar.

  • 08:38 (IST)

    While we wait for the announcements to take off, you can check out our entire Day one coverage by clicking below

    Auto Expo 2018 Day 1 update: From concept cars to electric vehicles, here's everything that was announced at the event

  • 08:34 (IST)

    Day 2 at the Auto Expo 2018 will see new launches from a wide variety of auto manufacturers. 

  • 08:32 (IST)

    After yesterday's rather chaotic announcements, Day 2 at the Auto Expo 2018 will be a lot more civilized.

  • 08:31 (IST)

    Good morning everyone!. It's day two of the India's biggest car and bike exhibition, the Auto Expo 2018!

While Day 1 at the Auto Expo 2018 took off with a bang yesterday with automakers announcing and launching new and existing vehicles for the Indian market, Day 2 is expected to keep the momentum going.

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift.

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift.

Yesterday saw the launch of quite a few concept vehicles from established brands like Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki while new others who have yet to step into the Indian market, like Kia had something exciting to show off at their respective stands as well.

While the Auto Expo is usually a place to showcase upcoming vehicles from a particular automotive brand, the four wheeler segment saw a launch by Hyundai Elite i20 and a few others in the two wheeler segment by Kawasaki Motorcycles.

Day 2 at the Auto Expo will see some more launches by Maruti Suzuki for the four wheelers, while UM Motorcycles will stand up for the two wheelers.

The Auto Expo 2018 will also be inaugurated officially today with the access to the general public opening from 9-14 February.

Stay tuned for more Auto Expo 2018 updates by heading to our special page here.


Updated Date: Feb 08, 2018 19:16 PM