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Powering Skoda’s new SUV is a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine from the Volkswagen Group’s TSI engine family.

The Eeco. Prices for the BS6 Eeco start at Rs 3.81 lakh and go up to Rs 4.21 lakh for the 5-seater AC model, which represents a Rs 20,000-30,000 hike, depending on the variant. These prices are for the petrol variants only as Maruti Suzuki has yet to release prices for the CNG version.

The new Splendor is only available in one variant with alloy wheels and a 240mm front disc brake, and is priced at Rs 64,900 (ex-showroom Delhi). The bike will be available at dealerships across the country within the next 3-4 weeks.

The Jeep Wrangler is now considerably lighter than its predecessor. While the body is still made out of steel, the doors, bonnet and fenders are now made out of aluminium. The SUV also gets diff locks that can now be activated by an electronic switch on the central console and a button to disconnect the sway bars for extra articulation.