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  • First look: The Honda HR-V, the all-new compact SUV 6 days ago

    The HR-V will be the latest addition to the list of small SUVs that are lining up for Europe. The idea behind these is simple - all the ruggedness, room and reliability found in an SUV, packed into a pint-sized coupe-like package. The centrally placed fuel tank in the...
  • The new Skoda Yeti launched in India at Rs 18.63 lakh September 11, 2014

    Skoda India has launched the updated Yeti at Rs 18.63 lakh (ex-Maharashtra). There are two variants and both are available only in the Elegance trim. The Yeti retains its boxy shape however in a more delectable package than before. The new headlamps are bigger and seem more angular while the grille...
  • Mercedes-Benz GLA compact SUV to be launched in India on September 30 September 7, 2014

    Mercedes' onslaught of launches has been keeping our calendars choc-a-bloc. After bringing out a couple of new AMG vehicles and more, the German luxury carmaker is looking to launch its smallest SUV, the GLA in India on September 30. And in a week's time, we will also have the E...
  • Maruti Suzuki India to open bookings for Ciaz from September 3 September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to make a mark in the big car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will open bookings of its upcoming mid-sized sedan Ciaz from tomorrow. Ciaz will be available in petrol and Diesel fuel options powered by a 1.4 litre...
  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz to be launched in India by mid-October September 2, 2014

    At the media unveiling of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, the carmaker announced that it will launch its new C-segment sedan in the thick of the festive season - mid-October. The car is expected to bring Maruti a much needed stronghold in the mid-size sedan space which is currently dominated by...
  • Hyundai ix25 set for mid-2015 launch in India August 31, 2014

    If you were wondering if Hyundai is going to be joining the compact SUV brigade in India, we finally have word they are. The Korean company has been testing the ix25 in India and the compact SUV is slated for a mid-2015 launch. The Hyundai ix 25 was captured being...
  • Man deliberately crashes Bugati Veyron to avail $2.2 million insurance money August 29, 2014

    In a mobile clip recording, a man driving a fancy Bugati Veyron close to Texas, slammed into a saltwater marsh, ruining the car. During initial interrogation, the man named Andy House said that he rammed the car while trying to save a pelican but later investigations revealed that House had...
  • BMW launches the new X3 in India at Rs 44.9 lakh August 28, 2014

    BMW India has launched the X3 facelift in two variants with a starting price of Rs 44.90 lakh. The X3's two variants are the X3 xDrive 20d Expedition and X3 xDrive 20d xLine (Rs 49.90 lakh). All prices are ex-showroom. The new X3 gets refreshed headlamps, altered bumpers, ORVMs with turn...
  • Hyundai ix25 spotted testing in India August 25, 2014

    The compact SUV segment in India is a cash cow for every manufacturer that has a presence there. It all started with Premier Rio, which ironically hasn't tasted the success that now latecomers have. Speaking of latecomers, Hyundai will be one of them. One of India's largest exporter of cars,...
  • Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition launched in India at Rs 84.93 lakh August 21, 2014

    Porsche's Cayenne Platinum Edition is now available for sale in India. The new edition is priced at Rs 86.50 lakh ex-Delhi and Rs 84.93 lakh, ex-Maharashtra. So what's different about the Platinum Edition? For starters, there are many standard features which include Sport Design steering wheel with paddle shifters, Porsche Steering...
  • Skoda unveils the all-new Fabia; coming to India next year August 19, 2014

    The wait is finally over. After contemplating for days on end, Skoda has finally revealed the new Fabia ahead of its Paris Motor Show 2014 debut. The new 2015 Skoda Fabia is wider as well as lower than the outgoing car. It still squeezes under the four metre mark, which should...
  • Overdrive: 8 enthusiasts join the overdrive team for independence Quattro drive August 16, 2014

    Eight Overdrive enthusiasts join the Overdrive team for the independence Quattro drive. They get to travel on Marsimek-La which is the highest motorable road of the world. They enjoy their journey singing and hoisting the National flag. ...
  • Tata launches the Zest sedan in India; prices start at Rs 4.64 lakh August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors has launched its new sedan car - Zest - in India at Rs 4.64 lakhs onwards (ex-showroom Delhi). The prices for the new Zest start at Rs 4.64 lakh for petrol and Rs 5.64 lakh for diesel. The new Tata Zest comes in five variants -...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo vs Fiat Punto August 12, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift may have kick-started the premium hatchback segment in India, but the car that gave the segment its definition is the Hyundai i20. With a kit brimming with features and quality to match, the i20 became popular almost instantly. In fact, it's gained so much popularity in...
  • Tata Zest to be launched in India today August 12, 2014

    Update 2: Tata Zest review: A highly competent car that can match the Xcent, Amaze or Dzire Update 1: Tata launches the Zest sedan in India; prices start at Rs 4.64 lakh The Tata Zest hits showrooms today. Although, the buzz around the new sedan from Tata Motors was enough to...
  • Hyundai launches Elite i20 in India at Rs 4.89 lakh August 11, 2014

    Hyundai has launched the Elite i20 at Rs 4.89 lakh ex-Delhi, with the top spec diesel variant priced at Rs 7.67 lakh. The new car now comes in four variants - Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. Each trim comes with a 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol with Dual VTVT or a 1.4-litre...
  • Hyundai Elite i20: 5 things you should know about the upcoming Hyundai car August 11, 2014

    Hyundai, as is their custom close to any launch from their end, are making quite the noise lately - what with all those tantalising leaked images, spy shots or details. This time it's a familiar car, the i20. Make no mistake though. This is the all-new i20 which the carmakers...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 to be launched in India today August 11, 2014

    After much tantalising and teasing, the replacement for Hyundai India's popular premium hatchback will hit showrooms today with an all-new design. Said design is based on the 'storm-edge' philosophy that was first employed in India in the new Santa Fe. From the recent spy shots that hit the web, we...
  • Explained: 2014 Fiat Punto Evo variants in India August 10, 2014

    The new Fiat Punto Evo is priced at a tempting Rs 4.55 lakh ex-Delhi which makes it a good Rs 40,000 less than its predecessor. There are four variants on offer, within which there are seven trims to choose from. Let's take a look at all the Punto Evo trims. Punto...
  • Skoda Yeti facelift to be launched in India on September 10 August 9, 2014

    The revamped Skoda Yeti showcased earlier at the Auto Expo is set to be launched in India on September 10. This is the first time Skoda's gentle monster undergoes a revamp for the Indian market since its launch in 2011. On the outside, the Yeti gets the new Skoda logo and...
  • Bentley Flying Spur V8 launched in India at Rs 3.1 crore August 9, 2014

    Bentley has announced the launch of the 2015 Flying Spur V8 in India with prices starting at Rs 3.1 crore. The final price, of course, changes as per the options you tick. The highlight however, is the new V8 motor, which joins the existing Flying Spur W12 as the less-pricier...
  • Hyundai Elite i20: 5 things you should know about the upcoming Hyundai car August 7, 2014

    Hyundai, as is their custom close to any launch from their end, are making quite the noise lately - what with all those tantalising leaked images, spy shots or details. This time it's a familiar car, the i20. Make no mistake though. This is the all-new i20 which the carmakers...
  • Hyundai India releases sketches of the upcoming Elite i20 August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Just a day after we showed you pictures of an uncamouflaged i20 testing, Hyundai has released sketches of the car. Called the Elite i20, the new car will have its first unveiling in India on August 11. Prices, trims and other details are also expected to be revealed on...
  • New Hyundai i20 to be launched in India on August 11 July 31, 2014

    The date for the launch of the much-awaited 2015 Hyundai i20 is out. On August 11, the replacement to Hyundai India's popular premium hatchback will hit showrooms with an all-new design, based on the 'storm-edge' philosophy that was first employed in India in the new Santa Fe. From the recent...
  • Fiat Punto Evo to be launched in India on August 5 July 31, 2014

    Fiat India will be launching the new Punto Evo on August 5 at New Delhi. The Delhi launch will be succeeded by the one in Mumbai on August 8. This is the first time since it was introduced in India in 2008 that the Punto receives a facelift. The Punto Evo...
  • BMW X5 Expedition: An affordable variant of the BMW X5 launched in India at Rs 64.9 lakh July 28, 2014

    BMW India has launched an affordable variant of the X5 in India. Called the X5 Expedition, the five-seater variant is priced at Rs 64.9 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India), a good Rs 6 lakh cheaper than its seven-seater version. The X5 loses its adaptive LED headlamps and instead gets bi-xenons. BMW has...
  • 2015 BMW X3 to be launched in India in August July 24, 2014

    The X3 is BMW's mid-size offering in the luxury-SUV space and knowing how lucrative this segment is at the moment, the German carmaker is in no mood to delay the launch of the X3 facelift for India. Revealed globally in February 2014, the X3 facelift will reach Indian dealerships...
  • Porsche Macan launched in India at Rs 98 lakh onwards July 24, 2014

    Porsche has launched its new SUV, the Macan in India at a rather eye watering starting price of Rs 98.18 lakh. Two variants will be offered - the Macan S Diesel and the range topping Macan Turbo which costs Rs 1.09 cr, both prices ex-Maharashtra. So why does this Q5 sized...
  • Honda Mobilio launched in India at Rs 6.49 lakh onwards July 23, 2014

    Honda Car India Limited has launched their first MPV, the Mobilio. The Mobilio is available in four variants with prices starting from Rs 6.49 lakh (for S trim) all the way to Rs 10.86 lakh (applicable for the RS diesel trim) ex-Delhi. The Mobilio is built on the extended platform of...
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG launched in India at Rs 68.50 lakh July 22, 2014

    Mercedes-Benz India has launched the CLA 45 AMG performance saloon in the country at Rs 68.50 lakh ex-Delhi. Based on the NGCC platform, the CLA 45 AMG is the most affordable performance car from the German manufacturer in the country as of now. Inspired by the CLS four-door coupe, the CLA...