Avanza and Veloz, Two Different Models

Revised design on Grand New Avanza with big minor change levels include not only repair the product, but also gave birth to a new model for Toyota Astra Motor (TAM). Emblem Veloz previously attached as markers highest variant Avanza is now released into new models to compete in the class of 7-passenger MPV.

"From Grand New this we distinguish, so two different models but playing in the same segment," said GM Corporate Planning and Public Relations of TAM, Widyawati Soedigdo, when the media test drive Grand New Avanza in Cirebon, Thursday (8/13/2015 ).

The most obvious difference Grand New Avanza and Grand New Veloz can be seen from the shape of the face. Avanza designed remains similar to its twin, Daihatsu Xenia, while Veloz Toyota adopts a distinctive design. Veloz Avanza and still produced Astra Daihatsu Motor.

Birth Avanza Veloz as the highest variant began in 2011, replacing the previous top variant, 1.5 S. Widyawati said TAM create a new classification on the basis of the input of consumers want the most expensive variant is distinguished by the buyer other Avanza.

At the launch of Grand New Avanza and Veloz, Wednesday (12/08/2015), TAM Marketing Director Rahmat Samulo explained in the previous Avanza Veloz models representing 25 percent of total sales.

Now Grand New Veloz has come as a new figure. When Veloz previously only available for the 1.5L engine is now offered with an additional TAM 1.3L engine. Two options that widen the range of market Grand New Veloz cheapest sold USD 204.2 million to $ 226.9 million.

Suzuki Boyong Candidate Competitor Jazz and Yaris to Indonesia

Suzuki is ready to bring prospective competitor models Honda Jazz and Toyota Yars to national automotive exhibition in Serpong, Tangerang, mid-August. This concept is called iK-2 was prepared as a candidate for a new model that is ready to compete in the sub-compact segment (hatchback) segment B.
The assurance was conveyed by Makmur, Marketing Director of PT Indomobil Suzuki Sales (SIS) told reporters in Jakarta, Friday (31/07/2015). "For our concept car will Boyong iK-2," said Makmur short, without further elaboration.
KompasOtomotif already witnessed this concept immediately when first introduced at the Geneva Motor Show, in March. Relatively compact dimensions, with a length of 4,023 mm, width 1,920 mm, height 1,450 mm and a wheelbase of 2,520 mm. IK-2 body design is terlhat ramps with a lot of curves on the body.
If you look at its dimensions, iK-2 potentially strong to compete with other competitors in the segment hatchback. Besides Jazz and Yaris, there are other rivals such as the Ford Fiesta, Mazda2, Kia Rio, or Hyundai Grand Avega that awaits him in the market. Speculation says that this concept is the next generation Swift which has aged quite advanced in the market.
When exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show, next to this concept there are other interesting information, about the spur heart. Suzuki iK-2 equipped with a 1.0-liter engine, 3-slinder, turbo and direct injection with front-wheel drive.
Well, if you reflect on the type of machine that is equipped, Suzuki's latest concept can also go to the city car segment or sub-compact A, where the Toyota Etios, Honda Brio, Nissan March, Mitsubishi Mirage, Kia Picanto or compete.
Latest information, Suzuki reportedly been doing road tests iK-2 in India, last June. When it comes to road tests, usually mass production schedule is getting closer. Estimation, this product will be Suzuki's global product marketed throughout the world, including Indonesia. Time, as early as next year.

Suzuki Swift Presents Variant to Attract Women

Italian Suzuki Swift hatchback released a special edition called Swift Posh. This model is only limited to 100 units are said to be a model of towing interests of women.

I wonder which part is made to emit appeal, however Amethyst Grey Metallic color (gray) is considered elegant for women. In addition, dual chrome grille and 16-inch rims are able to reflect the object in front of it also could be a magnet.

Inside, Posh Swift comes with Alcantara upholstery leather lining contrasting purple. Also carried on the leather steering wheel and gear lever coatings. Another feature is the Bluetooth audio konseksi, speed controller (cruise control) and keyless entry security system.

Still the same engine, using a type 1.200cc 1.300cc VVT petrol or diesel DDiS. All dipadi engine with 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic.

Prices are set for this model is 13450-14750 Euros or equivalent to Rp 204-225 million.

Adventure Accessories for Ford EcoSport

Ford Brazil started selling special accessory package called Tribe Kit for Esosport. This package consists of five themes to choose from, representing the extreme sports activities, namely water surfing (surfing), bike, skateboard (skateboarding), kite flying, and diving.

"Ecosport associated with the spirit of adventure and outdoor activities. Appliances that we offer provides many options for the user to modify the car according to the character of each activity. In addition to adding style, also add functionality and comfort, "said Estevao Thosi, Division Manager Accessories Ford Brazil.

A set of accessories consisting of side stickers, special spare tire cover, protective coating for doors, roof rack crossbar, accessories on the hood, until the rear shelf to the theme of cycling accessories. Some accessory items are made to protect the car from scratches when running off-road.

This accessory package was developed and tested in the Ford Service Engineering (R & D Brazil). All the accessories are guaranteed for five-year warranty. As for the price, Ford Brazil has not revealed exactly.