German car manufacturers are into a high-profile war in the Indian automobile market with their luxury cars and the going is getting tougher and tougher as days pass by. It is a well known fact that BMW, which dethroned its country rival Mercedes as the leader in Indian luxury car market is facing sturdy competition from Audi.
Now, it looks like BMW is ready with the next tough contender to play the game. The contender will be the new entry level variant of BMW 5 Series in the form of the 520i. The engine is expected to give out maximum power output of 184 bhp and torque of 270 Nm. This engine however will be a smaller 2 liter petrol engine in four-cylinder layout.
When it comes to the commercial goods carrying vehicles, homegrown automobile manufacturers Bajaj, Mahindra, Tata and Italian automobile giant Piaggio have been the serious contenders for many decades.
Japanese automobile giant Nissan is likely to launch the Nissan Evalia, its first ever MPV into Indian automobile market in the month of May, 2012. The Nissan Evalia is the rebadged version of Nissan NV200 MPV, the name under which the vehicle is sold in other parts of the globe.