The automobile world is gearing up for some major launches in the month of December. From Lamborghini launching its flagship supercar Revuelto to Kia introducing the facelift version of Sonet, many top brands are set to launch new cars soon.

Let’s take a look at some of the cars and bike launches in the last month of the year.

The Lamborghini Revuelto, which is considered the successor to the esteemed Aventador, is all set to launch in India on December 6. Revuelto will be the first series Lamborghini to feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The supercar’s 6.5-litre V12 engine produces 825 hp and 725 Nm of torque. It is combined with three electric motors and a 3.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, and the total output is a staggering 1,015 hp. Lamborghini’s Revuelto is expected to cost 8.9 crore (ex-showroom, India), while its on-road price will be around 10 crore.

Kia is all set to launch the facelift version of Sonet in December. The exterior part of the facelift version of Sonet will have new front and rear bumpers, LED light bars at the front and rear, reworked LED headlamps and taillights, and new dual-tone alloy wheels. The new version of the car will continue to offer a choice between three engines: A 1.2-litre petrol engine, a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, and a 1.5-litre diesel engine.

Japanese bikemaker Yamaha is all set to launch R3 and MT-03 bikes in the Indian market. Both bikes will come with a 321cc parallel-twin engine that produces 42 horsepower at 10,750 RPM and 29.6 Nm at 9,000 RPM. Both the bikes are mated to a six-speed transmission and are supported by a diamond-type frame, which is mounted on KYB-sourced upside-down front forks with 130mm travel and a rear mono-shock with 125mm travel. R3 is priced at 3.51 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the MT-03 is expected to be around 3 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Carmaker Renault is expected to launch its latest coupe SUV Arkana in December this year. On the exterior, Arkana has a striking appearance. It has a heavy-duty personality and Renault’s new ‘Nouvelle Vague’ brand emblem. The rhombus logo is integrated into the grille, flush with the centre of the deep glossy black band linking the headlamps, while the radiator grille is made up of multiple small rhombuses that give a 3D impression. The price of the coupe SUV is expected to be around 20 lakh.

Gogoro Crossover electric scooter

Another major launch that is expected in the month of December is the Gogoro Crossover electric scooter. The company has called the electric scooter a “two-wheel SUV.” It comes with 12-inch wheels with Maxxis dual-purpose tyres, fork gaiters on the front suspension, split-type seats, an extended LED headlight with a shroud that also serves as a load bearer, and built-in cargo compartments. The electric scooter is expected to be launched on December 12 in India.

Bengaluru-based electric two-wheeler company Simple Energy will be launching an all-new scooter named Simple Dot One. The new electric scooter will come with a removable battery pack with a capacity of 3.7 kWh and will offer a driving range of 160km. It will also have a TFT display with Bluetooth connectivity. The Simple Dot One has been priced at 1.45 lakh.


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