Toyota Glanza launch on June 6; here is everything you need to know about the upcoming premium hatchback
Toyota will launch its new premium hatchback Glanza in India on June 6. Toyota Glanza, which is based on Maruti Suzuki Baleno, will be the maiden product from the Toyota-Suzuki collaboration in the country.Apart from Baleno, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza will also be introduced in India with a Toyota badge. The production of the country’s largest selling compact SUV will begin in 2022 at Toyota Kirloskar Motor.In January 2019, Maruti Suzuki India had introduced Baleno facelift and Glanza takes a major cue from the updated premium hatchback. Below are all the important details about Toyota Glanza you need to know. Toyota Glanza is based on Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. (Photo courtesy: Team-BHP)Toyota Glanza ExteriorsFrom the outside, Glanza looks almost like Baleno. The front fascia is the same, barring the grille that has a Toyota badge. There are LED projector headlamps with DRLs. Below the grille, you see the air dam, which is flanked by the fog lamp housings on both sides. Although the alloy wheels have been borrowed from Baleno, there is a Toyota badging in them. Also, the rear of both the cars looks identical with similar tail lamp design.Toyota Glanza InteriorsThere is no change inside the cabin as well. The only difference is that the steering wheel has a Toyota badge. However, the cabin of Glanza is spacious, as is the case with Maruti Suzuki Baleno. There will be a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.Toyota Glanza RivalsThe upcoming Toyota Glanza will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and soon to be launched Tata Altroz.advertisementToyota Glanza EngineThe 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine powering Baleno is expected to feature in Glanza as well. This BS-VI (BS6) compliant motor produces 84 bhp and 115 Nm of torque and is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox, with an option for a CVT. For other engine-related details, we will have to wait until the launch.Toyota Glanza VariantsExpectations are that Toyota Glanza will be launched in V and G variants. These two trims might get the features that are available with Alpha and Zeta trims of Baleno.Toyota Glanza Expected PriceThe upcoming Toyota Glanza might be priced between Rs 7 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs 9 lakh (ex-showroom). The exact prices will be announced at the launch.ALSO READ | Hyundai Venue receives over 17,000 bookingsALSO READ | PM Narendra Modi holds Varanasi roadshow in stylish Land Rover Range Rover Vogue: Know all about this SUVALSO READ | Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Sports Limited Edition launched
Bayer Leverkusen VIDEO: Chelsea target Leon Bailey’s amazing back-heel goal Ben Valentine 23:59 1/20/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments() Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images Bayer Leverkusen Hoffenheim v Bayer Leverkusen Hoffenheim Bundesliga Videos The Jamaican will likely add to his suitors after his excellent finish against Hoffenheim Leon Bailey’s star is already on the rise. And it will burn even brighter after a cheeky finish Saturday against Hoffenheim.The 20-year-old Jamaican, who is rumoured to count reigning Premier League champions Chelsea among his suitors, broke the scoreless deadlock for Leverkusen with a finish in the 43rd minute in the Bundesliga contest.The attacker found himself in space in the center of the area after a low cross made its way into him. However, since he had to turn his back to goal to control it, Bailey didn’t have time to turn and square himself for a shot before defenders closed. Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player So instead, he slammed a back-heel toward the frame, catching Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann off-guard and finding the back of the net. So cheeky from the Jamaican!Leon Bailey gives Leverkusen the lead just before the half on this backheel goal. https://t.co/sshls4hKYM— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) January 20, 2018The goal brings Bailey’s total up to seven on the season in the Bundesliga and nine in all competitions.Having joined the German side during last year’s transfer window from Genk, Bailey’s recent form, and flash, is likely to mean plenty of teams besides the Blues are after his services. And they’ll have to pay a good amount to get them.In the meantime, he’ll aim to keep Leverkusen moving up the Bundesliga table, as the club entered play with a chance to move into the top-four with a victory, and into a 2018-19 Champions League place.