Hindustan Motors, the automotive subsidiary of CK Birla Group has introduced that the corporate has signed a deal to promote its marque ‘Contessa’ to SG Company Mobility for an undisclosed quantity.
The model switch will embody the logos having the applying numbers of the Contessa model together with different associated rights. The deal shall be efficient subsequent to the success of the phrases and situations acknowledged within the settlement.
Contessa graced the Indian roads between 1984 and 2002. The premium sedan was phased out with the arrival of rivals like Hyundai, Ford, Maruti Suzuki and others within the Indian market. On the time of its launch, the automobile was one of many few luxurious automobiles manufactured in India, alongside its brand-twin, the Ambassador.
The long-lasting automobile got here with a 1.5-litre Carburetted, inline, naturally aspirated (BMC B-Sequence) engine that would generate 50 PS and a most torque of 100 Nm.
As per latest studies, the Hind Motor Monetary Company of India (HMFCI) has joined fingers with French carmaker Peugeot to revamp the basic Ambassador, which was discontinued in 2014 owing to lack of demand. The brand new, supposedly electrical model of the HM marque is anticipated to be unveiled within the coming years.
It stays to be seen what plans SG Company Mobility has concerning the Contessa model they’re set to amass. Is it time for Ambassador and Contessa to return to Indian roads identical to the Nineteen Nineties?