Auto Expo 2018 Day 2 Highlights: New Maruti Suzuki Swift, Flow e-Scooter Launched, UM Renegade Thor, Duty S, Emflux One Unveiled

2018 Auto Expo Day 2: New Maruti Suzuki Swift has been launched, UM Motorcycles has introduced the first electric cruiser bike - Renegade Thor in India. Twenty-Two Motors has launched the Flow electric scooter, while Cleveland CycleWerks has unveiled its line-up for India. India's first electric superbike Emflux One has also made its debut.

Auto Expo 2018 Day 2 Highlights: New Maruti Suzuki Swift, Flow e-Scooter Launched, UM Renegade Thor, Duty S, Emflux One Unveiled View Photos
Auto Expo 2018 Day 2: Maruti Suzuki Swift, UM Renegade Thor Launched, Renagade Duty, Emflux One Unveiled

The 2018 Auto Expo's second day is turning out to be quite eventful with some exciting launches and unveils. Mauruti Suzuki India has launched the new-gen Swift hatchback at an introductory starting price of 4.99 lakh to ₹ 8.29 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). From the world of motorcycles, UM has launched India's first geared electric cruiser bike Renegade Thor starting at 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Bengaluru-based start-up Emflux Motors will be introducing India's first electric superbike, pre-orders for which will commence from July 2018. Even Twenty-Two Motors has launched their electric scooter Flow and US-based Cleveland CycleWerks has unveiled its line-up for India.

Also Read: Auto Expo 2018: Know Dates, Venue Details, Ticket Prices And More

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift is based on the company's new Heartect platform which is more rigid and lighter. With an all-new design and more modern styling, the new Swift looks contemporary and smart. Feature list includes - LED projector headlamps, LED daytime running lights, diamond cut alloy wheels and LED taillamp. These of course, will be exclusive to the top-end models. The car also gets updated interior with new upholstery, and dashboard featuring a SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system equipped with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.. The car also gets automatic climate control, a flat-bottom steering with mounted controls and dual airbags, ABS and more.

Also Read: Auto Expo Day 1 Highlights

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Engines remain the same though -  1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine and the tried and tested 1.3-litre diesel engine. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional auto gear shift (AGS), AMT unit.

Here are the highlights of Auto Expo 2018, Day 2 from India Expo Mart, Greater Noida

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018 Day 2: Top Highlights Of The Day
The second day of the Auto Expo 2018 has successfully come to an end what an eventful day it has been. Here are some the top highlights of the day:

Maruti Suzuki Launched the New-Gen Swift Hatchback in India
UM Motorcycles Introduced India's first geared electric cruiser bike
UM also unveiled two new urban cruisers - Duty S and Duty Ace
Twenty Two Motors Launched its New Electric Scooter Flow
Cleveland CycleWerks Unveiled its Line-up For India
Emflux Introduced the Country's First Electric Superbike


From tomorrow, the Auto Expo - The Motor Show, held at the India Expo Mart, will be open for the general public till February 14, 2018.
Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: UM Motorcycles' Three Cruisers Revealed Today
UM Motorcycles has introduced three motorcycles today at the Auto Expo 2018.

Renegade Thor - India's first geared electric cruiser
Renegade Duty S - Urban Cruiser
Renegade Duty Ace - Urban Cruiser

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: A Closer Look At the Emflux One Electric Superbike
The Emflux One is India's first electric superbike. It offers a range of 150 km when ridden at 80 kmph and a 200km range when ridden in average city speed. The bike comes with LED headlamp, indicators mounted on the mirrors, LED taillamp, and single-sided swingarm.

The bike uses 9.7 KWh Li-ion battery with a liquid-cooled battery pack, with integrated Samsung Cells. The battery can be fully charged in 3 hours from a regular 15A wall charger, but with Emflux's WARP fast charger, 80 per cent of the battery can be charged in 36 mins.


Feb 8, 2018
Auto Cleveland CycleWerks' Line-up for India, in Images
The Ohio-based motorcycle makers will be bringing the Ace Deluxe, Ace Cafe, Ace Scrambler and Misfit Gen II in the first phase.

Here are the bikes in images-



Feb 8, 2018
2018 Auto Expo: New Maruti Suzuki Swift In Images
The newly launched Maruti Suzuki Swift is the third-generation model and the car will be retailed by the carmaker's Maruti Arena showrooms.

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Maruti Suzuki Swift's Engine Options Remain Unchanged
Engine options include a 1.2-litre K-Series petrol motor that makes 82 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque and a 1.3-litre diesel engine that makes 74 bhp and 190 Nm of peak torque. Both engines come with a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard, along with an optional 5-speed AMT units as well, with the mid-level V and Z variants.
Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Maruti Suzuki Swift - Interior Features
The new-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift also gets an all-new cabin with black interior and silver inserts for the dashboard. The biggest change, is of course, the new dashboard design which comes with large Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system, a stylish automatic climate control, and a flat-bottom steering wheel with silver insert and mounted controls for music and telephony. The is a new instrument cluster as well with large bug-eyed pots for tachometre and speedometre.

New Swift Cockpit Design
Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Maruti Suzuki Swift - Exterior Features
The new Maruti Suzuki Swift comes with a bunch new exterior feature upgrades like

LED projector headlamps,
LED daytime running lamps.
New black-accented grille,
New large foglamps,
New diamond cut alloy wheels,
LED taillamps


Feb 8, 2018
2018 Auto Expo: Maruti Suzuki Swift Variants and Prices
The new Maruti Suzuki is offered in 4 primary variants, which are further classified into 12 iterations based on engine and transmission options.
 
Petrol: LXI, VXI, VXI (AGS), ZXI, ZXI (AGS), and ZXI+

Diesel: LDI, VDI, VDI (AGS), ZDI, ZDI (AGS), and ZDI+

Prices similarly range from Rs. 4.99 lakh to Rs. 8.29 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: New Maruti Suzuki Swift Launched In India At Rs. 4.99 lakh
Maruti Suzuki has launched the new-gen Swift in India at an introductory price of Rs. 4.99 lakh for the based model LXI (petrol) topping out at Rs. 8.29 lakh ZDI+ (diesel).

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Stylish And Refreshing New Maruti Suzuki Swift
CV Raman, Senior Executive Director, Engineering now on stage talking about the new Swift and admits that the design is refreshing.

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: The Swift Brand Accounts For 5.8 Million Customers in India
So far Maruti Suzuki India has sold 5.2 million Swift hatchbacks in India and we are set to get the third generation Swift now.
1st car to be launched in the MS Arena showrooms

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: New Maruti Suzuki Swift Set to be Launched Today
 Maruti Suzuki India head, Kenichi Ayukawa, takes the stage to talks about the new Swift  and the brand.

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: UM Renegade Duty S and Duty Ace Urban Cruisers Unveiled
UM has unveiled two new urban cruises at the Auto Expo 2018 - the Renegade Duty S and the Renegade Duty Ace.

Both bikes will be powered by a 230 cc engine

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Low-cost Renegade Thor To Come in 2019, Priced At Rs. 4.9 Lakh
UM will also be launching a low-cost version of the Renegade Thor electric cruiser in 2019 which will be priced at Rs. 4.9 lakh.
Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: UM Renegade Thor Electric Cruiser Introduced At Rs. 9.9 Lakh
UM Renegade Thor Electric Cruiser introduced in India At Rs. 9.9 Lakh

Renegade Thor comes with 180 km top speed, fast charging, and Bluetooth connectivity.

UM to offer two year free charging at any UM dealership

UM to also arrange a ride in Tuscany, Italy for first 50 customers.

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: UM To Unveil Renegade Thor Electric Cruiser and New 230 cc Urban Cruiser Renegade Duty
UM Motorcycles is all set to introduce two new cruiser bikes today. While the first one will be an all-electric Renegade Thor cruiser bike, the second one is a 230 cc urban cruise named Renegade Duty.

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Twenty-Two Motors Launches The Flow Electric Scooter at Rs. 74,740
The Flow electric scooter from Twenty-Two motors has been launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 74,740.

Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Twenty-Two Motors Flow Electric Scooter - Tech Specs
In terms of the technical specification, the Flow electric scooter comes with a 2.1 kW electric motor and makes a peak torque of 90 Nm at 100 rpm. It can also be fully charged within two hours and can travel almost 80 km after that. The Flow electric scooter also gets telescopic suspension, disc brakes at the front and the rear, a mobile charging socket and underseat stowage, which can hold two helmets.
Feb 8, 2018
2018 Auto Expo: Twenty-Two Motors' Flow e-Scooter to get Reverse Gear and Hill Assist
Twenty-Two Motors' Flow electric scooter will come with features like a Reverse gear, and Hill assist function.


The company has also applied 6 patents
Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Twenty-Two Motors All Set To Unveil Its e-Scooter Flow
Twenty-Two Motors plays the Indian National Anthem before starting the press conference.

Feb 8, 2018
Things to know about the Emflux One-

  • 0-100 in 3 seconds
  • 169 kg weight, batteries weigh 50 kg
  • Range: 200 km range in city riding and 150 km at 80 kmph
Feb 8, 2018
Pre-orders for the Emflux One will start in July 2018, deliveries to begin in April 2019.


Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Emflux One - India's First Electric Superbike Unveiled
Here's India's first electric Superbike - the Emflux One.

Feb 8, 2018
And finally, here's the Cleveland Heist. Sadly this won't be launched anytime soon in India.

Feb 8, 2018
Cleveland Hooligan unveiled.

This surly might unleash the hooligan inside you.




Feb 8, 2018
And here comes the third motorcycle for the day - the Ace Cafe in subtle light blue shade.


Feb 8, 2018
Here's the second unveil for the day - the Ace Deluxe in bring orange.


Feb 8, 2018
Auto Expo 2018: Cleveland CycleWerks Reveals Its First Bike Misfit Gen II
Here's the first motorcycle from Cleveland CycleWerks - the Misfit Gen II

Feb 8, 2018
Some of the bikes that Cleveland CycleWerks will be launching in India include -

Heist
Hooligan
Ace
Misfit
FXR

The company will launch the Ace Deluxe, Ace Cafe, Ace Scrambler, and Misfit Gen-II,  will be launched in Phase 1