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Auto expo 2012: curtain raiser

Triumph: The British superbike maker is set to enter India with seven models. Keeping in mind the import tax barrier, the company will assemble four of them locally. The choice for heavy bike lovers is expanding. Harley and Ducati are already here.: The British superbike maker is set to enter India with seven models. Keeping in mind the import tax barrier, the company will assemble four of them locally. The choice for heavy bike lovers is expanding. Harley and Ducati are already here.
1/12Triumph: The British superbike maker is set to enter India with seven models. Keeping in mind the import tax barrier, the company will assemble four of them locally. The choice for heavy bike lovers is expanding. Harley and Ducati are already here.: The British superbike maker is set to enter India with seven models. Keeping in mind the import tax barrier, the company will assemble four of them locally. The choice for heavy bike lovers is expanding. Harley and Ducati are already here.
Land Rover Defender: Tatas’ Land Rover is offering a new Defender in 2012 — cleaner, smaller and leaner. The new 2.2 litre diesel engine replaces the 2.4-litre diesel engine, promising greater performance.
2/12Land Rover Defender: Tatas’ Land Rover is offering a new Defender in 2012 — cleaner, smaller and leaner. The new 2.2 litre diesel engine replaces the 2.4-litre diesel engine, promising greater performance.
The new Ford EcoSport car is displayed during the unveiling in New Delhi. Ford previewed its new EcoSport compact SUV car on the eve of India Auto Expo 2012. AFP Photo/Manan Vatsyayana
3/12The new Ford EcoSport car is displayed during the unveiling in New Delhi. Ford previewed its new EcoSport compact SUV car on the eve of India Auto Expo 2012. AFP Photo/Manan Vatsyayana
Workers prepare the stall of Mercedes Benz for the Auto Expo 2012 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashit
4/12Workers prepare the stall of Mercedes Benz for the Auto Expo 2012 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashit
Ford India President and managing director Michael Bonham speaks during a press conference at the preview of the new Ford EcoSport car in New Delhi. Ford previewed its new EcoSport compact SUV car on the eve of India Auto Expo 2012. AFP Photo/Manan Vatsyayana
5/12Ford India President and managing director Michael Bonham speaks during a press conference at the preview of the new Ford EcoSport car in New Delhi. Ford previewed its new EcoSport compact SUV car on the eve of India Auto Expo 2012. AFP Photo/Manan Vatsyayana
Chinese visitors having a look of a battery-operated car ahead of the Auto Expo 2012 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. PTI Photo/Manvender Vashit
6/12Chinese visitors having a look of a battery-operated car ahead of the Auto Expo 2012 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. PTI Photo/Manvender Vashit
Alan Mulally, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company kisses the newly launched EcoSport vehicle, in New Delhi. Ford Motor Co on Wednesday launched the EcoSport, its new global compact sports utility vehicle, and said it will invest $142 million in the company's Chennai plant in south India to manufacture the model for the domestic and export markets. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
7/12Alan Mulally, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company kisses the newly launched EcoSport vehicle, in New Delhi. Ford Motor Co on Wednesday launched the EcoSport, its new global compact sports utility vehicle, and said it will invest $142 million in the company's Chennai plant in south India to manufacture the model for the domestic and export markets. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Founder and chairman Hero Motocrop Brij Mohan Lall Munjal (R) and joint managing director Hero Motocrop Sunil Kant Munjal pose with newly launched 110cc passion Xpro and 125 cc bike Ignitor day before Auto Expo begins in New Delhi. AFP Photo/Sajjad Hussain
8/12Founder and chairman Hero Motocrop Brij Mohan Lall Munjal (R) and joint managing director Hero Motocrop Sunil Kant Munjal pose with newly launched 110cc passion Xpro and 125 cc bike Ignitor day before Auto Expo begins in New Delhi. AFP Photo/Sajjad Hussain
Dr Bernd Bohr chairman of the Automotive Group and member of Board of Management Robert Bosch GmbH, addressing the press conference about the Bosch India's plan to Invest Rs.2,200 crores in 2012-2013 in India. HT Photo/Sushil Kumar
9/12Dr Bernd Bohr chairman of the Automotive Group and member of Board of Management Robert Bosch GmbH, addressing the press conference about the Bosch India's plan to Invest Rs.2,200 crores in 2012-2013 in India. HT Photo/Sushil Kumar
Founder and chairman Hero Motocrop Brij Mohan Lall Munjal (R) and joint managing director Hero Motocrop Sunil Kant Munjal pose with newly launched bikes 110cc passion Xpro, 125 cc Ignitor and scooter MAESTRO day before Auto Expo begins in New Delhi. HT Photo/Jasjeet Plaha
10/12Founder and chairman Hero Motocrop Brij Mohan Lall Munjal (R) and joint managing director Hero Motocrop Sunil Kant Munjal pose with newly launched bikes 110cc passion Xpro, 125 cc Ignitor and scooter MAESTRO day before Auto Expo begins in New Delhi. HT Photo/Jasjeet Plaha
Hyundai Veloster: When Maruti launches a compact SUV, can Hyundai be left behind? The Korean giant is showcasing Veloster that sports a 1511 cc engine. The crossover vehicle that has already made it to the Korean and US markets grabs attention with its fluidic design.
11/12Hyundai Veloster: When Maruti launches a compact SUV, can Hyundai be left behind? The Korean giant is showcasing Veloster that sports a 1511 cc engine. The crossover vehicle that has already made it to the Korean and US markets grabs attention with its fluidic design.
Jaguar CX 16: The new sports car from Tata Motors-owned Jaguar with a starting price of £59,000 (Rs48.8 lakh) will hit global market this year. Indian customers look at this marquee model with great interest — but customs duties are expected to make it prohibitively expensive.
12/12Jaguar CX 16: The new sports car from Tata Motors-owned Jaguar with a starting price of £59,000 (Rs48.8 lakh) will hit global market this year. Indian customers look at this marquee model with great interest — but customs duties are expected to make it prohibitively expensive.
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