Audi India Opens New Outlet In Raipur

To reach a wider audience, Audi India has opened a new 3S (sales, service, spares) facility in Raipur (Ring Road No. 1, Sarona). Spread over 30,000 sq. ft. and four floors, it has a ten-car display area and a five-bay workshop. Also, there’s a 22kW electric car charger that e-tron owners can make use of. In addition, there’s an ‘Audi Approved: plus’ section on the same premises. It is the brand’s 23rd pre-owned car facility in the country.

Corvette E-Ray Raises USD 1.1 Million At An Auction

At a recent Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction, the first retail specimen, with VIN 001, of the Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray raised USD 1.1 million for an education nonprofit – DonorsChoose. The funds will be utilised to combat inequality in school funding. As for the vehicle, the E-Ray is the first electrified Corvette and the first to offer an all-wheel-drive system. That forms using a 6.2-litre V8 that powers the rear wheels and an electric motor at the front axle. Jointly producing 655hp, the hybrid powerplant helps the Corvette E-Ray claim the title of being the fastest in the model’s 70-year history, completing the 0-97kmph sprint in 2.5 seconds. In the past, General Motors and Chevrolet have also auctioned the first retail production models of the 2020 Corvette Stingray and the 2023 Corvette Z06. The sum raised by the eighth-gen Corvette range at Barrett-Jackson auctions is USD 9.1 million.

Skoda To Debut Next-Gen Superb And Kodiaq This Year

Czech carmaker Skoda has confirmed that fourth-gen Superb and the second-gen Kodiaq models will make their world premieres in 2023. And the announcement came with the first sketches of the upcoming next-gen cars. Combi estate and hatchback derivatives will remain in the case of the Superb. On the other hand, the Kodiaq will offer seating for up to seven people. Both models will be available with petrol, diesel, plug-in hybrid and mild-hybrid powertrains.