From the times when we had one or two cars in a segment to the current times when sub-segments are being created out of well, nowhere…Indian car market is growing at a rapid pace.

Every other day we hear some or the other new car launch or some of its variant. We thought of giving you a flashback of all the major car launches of the last year, which we covered and even after trimming the list, we have the following roll of around 59 new cars and/or their variants.

We have listed them in order of their months for proper categorization and each car has been hyperlinked to its launch report…

January

January witnessed the launch of new Honda City which, with its diesel engine, has taken the market by storm. We also had a few premium car launches from Jaguar, Mercedes as well as Audi.

New-Honda-City

  1. Jaguar XF 2.0 L petrol
  2. Audi RS7 Sportsback
  3. New Honda City
  4. Mercedes Benz S-Class
  5. Tata Nano Twist
  6. Tata Vista VX Tech

February

This was the Auto Expo month and Maruti launched their Celerio which popularized the AMT in India. The M Guard and 3 Series GT also made way…

Maruti-Celerio-Sunshine-RAY

  1. Chevrolet Beat facelift
  2. Maruti Celerio
  3. Skoda Superb facelift
  4. BMW 3 series GT
  5. Mercedes M Guard

March

This month saw many facelifts and the introduction of Datsun’s first car in India, Go as well as Hyundai’s compact sedan Xcent.

Datsun-Go-front

  1. Skoda Rapid Ultima
  2. Fiat Linea facelift
  3. Tata Aria Facelift
  4. Hyundai Xcent
  5. Datsun Go
  6. Mahindra Bolero Special Edition with ABS
  7. Renault Fluence facelift

April

The month of April witnessed only a single launch – that of the 2014 Endeavour, which will see its next-generation model this year.

New-2014-Ford-Endeavour-Pics-front

  1. Ford Endeavour facelift

May

A busy month of May saw the introduction of Isuzu D-Max Pick-ups and the new Corolla in India, along with facelifts and variants of existing cars.

New-Toyota-Corolla-Altis-celestial-black

  1. Audi A8L facelift
  2. SsangYong Rexton RX6
  3. Hyundai Eon 1.0 L
  4. Tata Movus 
  5. Toyota Etios Cross
  6. Isuzu D-Max Pick-up
  7. Maruti Celerio CNG
  8. Toyota Corolla Altis update

June

June again went dry and it was Ford which launched their new Fiesta here only with a diesel engine.

New-2014-Ford-Fiesta-Pic (2)

  1. Ford Fiesta

July

Both Nissan and Honda showcased their new Sunny and Mobilio at the Auto Expo, only to launch them 5 months later. This month also saw the new Macan as well as the updated Polo with the new 1.5L TDI diesel engine.

Honda-Mobilio-MPV-White-Front

  1. Nissan Sunny
  2. Hyundai Grand i10 LPG
  3. Volkswagen Polo
  4. Porsche Macan
  5. Honda Mobilio

August

It was a month which saw two important introductions – Tata’s comeback Zest and Audi’s entry A3 sedan. We also witnessed the smashing new i20 as well as the Punto Evo.

Tata-Zest-Blue

  1. Fiat Punto Evo
  2. Bentley Flying Spur V8
  3. Audi A3 sedan
  4. Hyundai Elite i20
  5. Tata Zest
  6. Mahindra e2o Premium
  7. BMW X3 Facelift

September

The busiest month of the year in terms of launches September 2014 witnessed the new Yeti, Lamborghini’s Huracan, new Vento and Scorpio facelift, along with other minor additions.

Lamborghini-Huracan-LP-610-1

  1. Grand i10 Sportz Edition
  2. Land Rover Freelander 2 Sterling Limited Edition
  3. Skoda Yeti
  4. Audi Q3 Dynamic
  5. Lamborghini Huracan
  6. Volkswagen Vento 
  7. Renault Duster AWD
  8. Mahindra Scorpio
  9. Skoda Rapid

October

Maruti’s re-invented attempt at the C2 sedan segment, Ciaz, Fiat’s crossover Avventura and the new Swift were the prominent launches of October.

Maruti_Ciaz

  1. Maruti Ciaz
  2. Fiat Avventura
  3. Mercedes GLA 45 AMG
  4. Maruti Swift update

November

Taking advantage of its popularity, Maruti introduced the AMT in their small car Alto K10. Apart from that we had launches like Pajero Sport AT, new variant of A4 and 3rd Gen Mini Cooper.

New-Maruti-Alto-K10-Official-Pic-front-3-qtr

  1. Maruti Alto K10 AMT
  2. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Automatic
  3. Audi A4 Premium Sport
  4. Mini Cooper 3rd Gen

December

Not many manufacturers launch products in the last month of the year and only Jaguar and Audi made some noises with their launches.

Audi A3 Cabriolet Launch


  1. Jaguar XF 2.2 L diesel Executive Edition
  2. Audi A3 Cabriolet

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