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Auto Expo 2018 – What are the major highlights of this show? Know it all here!

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The Auto Expo 2018 is supposed to be held in New Delhi from 9 February 2018 to 14 February 2018. Normally at the Auto Expo, a day is divided into two separate blocks – business hours and general public hours. The days normally start at 10 am and end at 7 pm at the most. The business hours normally stretch from 10 am to 1 pm. This year, there will not be any business hour on 10 and 11 February. The show timings for the common people on the different days may be enumerated as below:

  • 9 February – 1 pm to 6 pm
  • 10 February – 10 am to 7 pm
  • 11 February – 10 am to 7 pm
  • 12 February – 1 pm to 6 pm
  • 13 February – 1 pm to 5 pm
  • 14 February – 1 pm to 5 pm

Cars at Auto Expo 2018

As far as the cars at the 2018 Auto Expo are concerned this year some of the top brands from India as well as the international markets are supposed to be in attendance.

Maruti is expected to showcase the following cars:

  • New generation Maruti Swift
  • Maruti Vitara Brezza Petrol
  • Maruti Swift Sport (Swift RS)
  • Maruti Wagon R new model
  • Maruti small concept car
  • 2018 Suzuki Jimny – new Maruti Gypsy
  • Maruti Grand Vitara
  • New generation Maruti Ertiga
  • Maruti Ciaz Facelift

The following cars will be shown by Hyundai:

  • Hyundai i20 Facelift
  • Hyundai Kona small SUV
  • New Hyundai compact SUV (sports utility vehicle)
  • Hyundai Creta Facelift
  • New Hyundai Santro
  • New Hyundai Sonata

You will get to see the following cars of Honda:

  • Hyundai i20 Facelift
  • New Honda CR-V
  • Honda HR-V
  • 2018 Honda Amaze
  • New Honda Civic

Mahindra shall showcase the following cars:

  • Mahindra XUV Aero
  • Mahindra XUV 700
  • Mahindra KUV100 Facelift (KUV – Kool Utility Vehicle)
  • Mahindra TUV500
  • Mahindra S201
  • New Mahindra Bolero (U302)
  • Mahindra U321 MPV (multipurpose vehicle)

Toyota is expected to showcase the following models:

  • Toyota Vios
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Toyota C-HR
  • Toyota Alphard MPV
  • 2018 Toyota Camry

The following cars of Tata would be shown:

  • Tata Q501
  • Tata TaMo Racemo
  • Tata Q502
  • Tata TaMo C Cube
  • Tata X451
  • Tata Tigor Electric

Ford will be showcasing the following cars:

  • Ford Figo Facelift
  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT
  • Ford Aspire Facelift
  • Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • Ford Figo Cross

The following models of Renault will be on display:

  • Renault DiZir Electric Sportscar
  • New Renault Grand Duster
  • Renault Megane Sedan
  • Renault Kwid Compact SUV
  • Renault Koleos
  • Renault Kwid Racer

This year Nissan will showcase three models – Nissan Kicks, the new Nissan Micra, and the 2018 Nissan Leaf. Datsun will be showing Go Cross and Jeep would showcase Compass Trailhawk and Renegade. MG would display 3 and GS at the same event.

It is expected that premium global names such as Skoda, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Chevrolet, and Audi could give this year’s event a miss.

Bikes at Auto Expo 2018

The field for bikes in the 2018 Auto Expo is supposed to be similarly populated as well. Let us take a look at the various brands that would showcase their wares at the upcoming event and what models we can expect from them:

Bajaj will showcase four bikes – Bajaj Pulsar 150NS, Bajaj Dominar 200, Bajaj Pulsar RS400, and Bajaj Boxer X150. At the same time, Royal Enfield will showcase Royal Enfield Himalayan 750cc, the new Bullet Electra, and Continental GT 750cc.

The following bikes would be showcased by TVS:

  • New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160
  • TVS Apache RTR 200 4V FI
  • New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 180
  • TVS graphite scooter
  • TVS Apache RR 310-based Racer
  • TVS electric scooter

At the same event, you would also see the following bikes from Honda:

  • Honda CBR300R
  • Honda CB Hornet 160R
  • Honda CBR250RR
  • Honda Scoopy
  • 2018 Honda CBR650F
  • Honda Grom
  • Honda PCX 150
  • Honda Rebel 300
  • Honda XRE 300

Yamaha is supposed to showcase the following bikes at this event:

  • Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0
  • Yamaha MT-03
  • Yamaha Fazer 250
  • Yamaha Nozza Grande
  • 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3
  • Yamaha FZ-10

This year, there will be four bikes from Hero on the show – Hero HX250R, Hero Xtreme 200S, Hero Hastur, and Hero ZIR 150. Similarly, Ducati will be showcasing its SuperSport this time around; MV Augusta will showcase MV Augusta F3 675, and Husqvarna will come with Husqvarna Vitpilen 401. There would be three bikes of KTM to choose from – KTM 390 Adventure, KTM Duke 790, and KTM RC250. Kawasaki will showcase ZX-10RR and there would be two bikes of Suzuki – Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Suzuki V-Storm 250.

Last but certainly not the least!

Fans of Benelli would get to see Benelli Leoncino from up close at this year’s auto expo. Harley-Davidson, a brand that needs no introduction, would showcase a model named Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic. Indian is supposed to showcase Indian Chieftain Limited and Indian Chieftain Elite. Tork T6X, Hyosung GD250R, Vespa Primavera 125, and Aprilia Caponord 1200 would be on show at the 2018 Auto Expo as well. BMW would showcase BMW G 310 GS just as the new Yezdi 350 is supposed to be shown for the first time at this event.


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