MotorScribes Dispatches | Your weekly news countdown show (April 11-17th, 2017)

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This week is all about some fast and powerful machines!  Lamborghini launched the Huracan Performante here in India and Volvo unleashed the S60 Polestar too. The Range Rover Velar made its debut in NYC and Jeep gave us a tour of their manufacturing facility in India where the Compass will roll out from. I also got to drive the Ford Mustang and that was an experience and a half!

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5. Lamborghini Huracan Performante launched in India

Lamborghini Huracan Performante India
Lamborghini Huracan Performante launched in India


Lamborghini launched the Huracan Performante in India for a staggering price of Rs 3.97 crore! The supercar comes with a 5.2 litre V10 engine that delivers 640 bhp and is capable of going from 0-100 km/h in just 2.9 seconds! The Huracan Performante can touch a top speed of 325 km/h; however we suggest you only try that on an empty runway! Read more…


4. Range Rover Velar launched

Range Rover Velar
Range Rover Velar with Ellie Goulding


The Range Rover Velar made its US debut last week and it sure got everyone’s attention. This new luxury SUV will slot between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport models and is Land Rover has stated that it will be offered with over five engine options – which also includes 380 PS supercharged V6 petrol engine! Just to make sure everyone was paying attention, Range Rover roped in pop sensation Ellie Goulding to do the honours of unveiling this exquisite looking SUV in NYC. Read more…


3. Jeep Compass – Made in India

We’ve known that the Jeep Compass is going to be made in India at Fiat’s Ranjangaon facility and we recently got to visit the plant and learn more about the Compass and the journey so far. The world class facility will not only cater to the Indian market, but also export the Compass to numerous RHD markets across the globe. Undoubtedly it is a big win for #MakeinIndia and we can’t wait to see the Jeep Compass hit the road in the third quarter of this year. Read more…


2. Volvo S60 Polestar launched in India

Volvo S60 Polestar
Volvo S60 Polestar


Volvo Auto India has been making all the right moves in the market and this shows in terms of their year-on-year growth. The latest product that they have brought to our shores is none other than the S60 Polestar edition. Polestar is Volvo’s performance brand and the S60 Polestar is the fastest Volvo built till date! The icing on the cake has to be the pricing and on that account we know that Volvo has hit a homerun with this product launch. Read more…


1. Ford Mustang GT Review

The MotorScribes Review of the Ford Mustang was published last week and it generated a storm on our website! Having the chance to drive the Mustang for a few days around Pune was worth every minute and you really just can’t get enough of it. The engine, the sound, the way it drives and the way it turns heads! You can either watch the video review above, or follow the link here. Read more…

That’s it for this week on MotorScribes Dispatches.