Forecasts for the automobile sector in 2009 may be bleak -- experts predict almost 12 per cent decline in sales for the year ahead but quite a number of new vehicles are set to hit showrooms this year.
And more than half of these new cars happen to be next-generation models.
This slide show will take you through some of these about-to-be-launched cars. Read on. . .
1. Fiat Grande Punto
Expected in May-June 2009, the car's estimated price varies between Rs 500,000 and Rs 700,000.
It is a pemium hatchback/small-car that runs on both petrol and diesel.
The car will also be available with an Essesse kit, which boosts power to 135kW.
Image: Fiat Grande Punto
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