As expected the new government budget for 2016 introduce new valuation system for imported vehicles, this valuation lead to increase prices of imported vehicles by Rs. 200,000 up to Rs. 2.5 million.
The new valuation system was introduced recently taking full option manufacturers price as the tax base and the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said in budget proposal that this is to further strengthen this process of collecting the payable taxes said that the unit rate of excise duty for the vehicles on the basis of cubic centimeters and duties on the percentage basis on certain vehicles would be revised.
Automobile sellers has indicated the main selling automobiles like Nissan leaf, Suzuki WagonR, Suzuki Alto, Suzuki K10, Toyota Aqua, Toyota Prius and Toyota, Nissan Van prices will be increase as follow
Nissan Leaf Electric Vechile by Rs 2.5 Million
Wagon R by Rs. 400,000/-
Auto & K10 by Rs. 250,000/-
Toyota Aqua by Rs. 500,000/-
Toyota Prius by Rs. 700,000/-
Van by 2.5 Million
Meanwhile, 2016 budget has reduced excise duty to 2.5 percent for the vehicles which are run entirely on Solar, Hydrogen or Helium.
And the Vehicle Entitlement Certificate for each vehicle was also introduced and therefore motor cycle and three wheeler is unchange, Rs.15,000 for a motor car and Rs.10,000 per vehicle for all other vehicles would have to pay as fee
BMW Asia announced Prestige Automobile as the sole authorised importer in Sri Lanka for BMWi – the BMW sub-brand for its electric cars comprising the all-electric BMW i3 and BMW i8 plugin hybrid sportscar.
With this appointment, Prestige Automobile will be equipped with specialist technical abilities that will enable them to carry out repairs to the BMW i vehicles’ high voltage batteries. A wider service network is also planned to offer extended coverage for the general service, maintenance and repair of the vehicles.
Unlike conventional electric cars that are usually modified from existing on-road models to simply include an electric car battery, BMW i vehicles are purpose-built electric cars drawn from scratch.
Designed with a unique Life Drive architecture, the main body (Life Module) of the BMW i cars is made of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic that not only weighs half the weight but is five times tougher than steel. This is the same material that is widely used on Formula One racing cars, fighter jets and selected supercars.
AMW is an authorized dealer for Suzuki cars in Sri Lanka; Suzuki Alto K-10 is one of the bestselling cars in Sri Lanka with higher resellable value.
AMW offers Suzuki Alto K10 with 6 versions on Manual Gear transmission and Auto Gear Transmission.
Suzuki Alto K10 VXI Manual
Suzuki Alto K10 VXI Automatic
Suzuki Alto K10 VXI Manual Limited Edition
Suzuki Alto K10 VXI Automatic Limited Edition
Suzuki Alto K10 VXI Manual Platinum
Suzuki Alto K10 VXI Automatic Platinum
Alto K10 Exterior
Wide horizontal lines on the hood, chrome front grille & sporty new bumper makes the new Alto K10 stand out.
Chrome Grill Stylish new chrome grill to complement your style
The sweptback headlamps compliment the bold new front of the new Alto K10
Body Coloured ORVMs
Adds to the overall quotient and personality of the new Alto K10
Body Coloured Door Handles
No sacrifice on style. The door handles merge beautifully with the body colour of the car and give a clean look.
Unique wedged profile & inclined windows give the new Alto K10 a renewed and modern look.
Redesigned tailgate for a wider look complimented by clean and sculpted looks.
Rear Combination Lamps
The jewel-finished tail lamp cluster gives the new Alto K10 a modern feel.
Center Storage Box
Storage box on the center console makes it easy for both the driver and co-driver to enjoy the knick-knacks while taking the K10 out for a drive.
Dual Cup Holder
The cup holder in the console keeps your cool drink just a sip away, to bring your breath back after that hot pursuit.
Front Power Window
The power window switches have now been relocated on the floor console. This gives both the driver and co-driver easy accessibility without interrupting the drive.
The ergonomically designed AC controls are easy to operate and the eye-catching vents give you a better air-flow and keep you cool during the hot summer days.
IP Upper Tray
The newly designed front dash of the new Alto K10 comes with an IP upper tray, for you to keep those small-small things handy.
Internally Adjustable ORVMs
o add to your comfort and convenience, the Alto K10 comes with internally adjustable ORVMs. Its appealing design is well complimented with the overall interiors of the sporty Alto K10
For you to hang your little bags and packets, this new IP hook has been placed on the front dash, just besides the glove box.
Rear Console Bottle Holder
To add to your comfort and convenience, the Alto K10 comes with a bottle holder just between the front seats so that your water bottle is easy accessible by the driver and the co-driver.
Dual Tone Interiors
The new Alto K10 sets benchmarks in its segment with Dual Tone interiors
Piano Finish Stereo
The new Alto K10 gets an all new piano finish stereo with features like CD, USB, AUX and Radio.
Silver accents on the steering wheel adds panache to your drive.
The speedometer gets a speedy finish & also an RPM meter to gauge the thrill of your chase.
With the best of performance, Alto K10 makes sure that you are geared to chase things as and when you want them. At the heart of the Alto K10 is a lightweight, yet powerful 1 Litre K-Next engine. Acceleration: 0-60 km/h in 5.3 s and best in class mileage of 24.07 Km Per l.
Maximum Power of 68 PS @ 6000 rpm
*Test results of Rule 115 CMVR, 1989
The new Alto K10 offers the best-in-class mileage, both in manual as well as Auto Gear Shift.
ChaseTechnology Auto Gear Shift
The revolutionary Auto Gear Shift is based on an electronic control unit which drives the precision hydraulic actuator to control the clutch engagement and the gear shifting. It also ensures that the gear and clutch operations happen at optimal timings. This gives you the ease of driving an automatic with the fuel efficiency of a manual transmission.
The fog lamps give you clarity so that you can always keep your eyes on the target and enjoy even the foggiest of winter mornings.
The driver side Airbag is just the kind of assurance you need when you undertake a spontaneous chase
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