HATCHBACK

  • Renault to launch two new cars next year in India August 25, 2014

    Kochi: Renault India will launch a Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) and a small car next year to increase its market share to 5 per cent in two years. "We are ready with the next car. We have products in the pipeline which will give us volume and We want to cross...
  • GM launches Spark limited edition at Rs 3.44 lakh onwards June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: General Motors India launched a limited edition of its entry level compact car Chevrolet Spark priced up to Rs 3.99 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The new edition, having additional features such as outside rearview mirrors with integrated turn signals, will be priced between Rs 3.44 and 3.99 lakh (exshowroom Delhi),...
  • Datsun Go launched in India at Rs 3.12 lakh March 19, 2014

    One of India's most awaited hatchbacks in recent times, the Datsun Go has been launched in India today. The hatchback also has the onus of resurrecting the Datsun brand. The car has been priced at Rs 3.12 lakh ex-Delhi The Go has a stylish exterior and easily has one of the...
  • Datsun Go to be launched in India on March 19 March 17, 2014

    One of the most eagerly awaited hatches, the Datsun GO will be launched in India on March 19 in New Delhi. The Indian launch will mark the brand's return to the world stage after decades. We have driven the Datsun GO and the entry-level hatchback justifies all the hype surrounding it. Nissan...
  • Maruti Celerio gets 14,000 bookings in less than 20 days February 26, 2014

    Maruti has received an unprecedented demand for the Celerio, especially for the AMT variant. The company claims that it receives around 1000 bookings a day for the Celerio. Out of these bookings, majority of the customers opt for the AMT. Out of the five trims that the Celerio was launched...
  • Fiat to assemble Abarth 500 in India; compete with Mini, Beetle February 9, 2014

    Greater Noida: Italian automaker Fiat, which plans to launch its super premium hatchback Abarth 500 this year in India, is looking to locally assemble the car at its manufacturing plant at Ranjangaon. The 160 HP super hatchback will slog it out with the likes of Volkswagen's...
  • Will bring a couple of new cars every year: Tata Motors February 9, 2014

    Greater Noida: After losing out to rivals in the Indian passenger vehicles market, Tata Motors is plotting a comeback with a sense of urgency and will bring a couple of new models every year, even as it admitted that lack of new products has hurt the company. ...
  • Maruti Suzuki Celerio review: The transmission makes all the difference February 8, 2014

    After a remarkably quiet 2013 Maruti Suzuki has begun spreading its gigantic wings all over 2014. They begin the year with a brand new offering aimed squarely at the Indian market. The Celerio, if you aren't aware of it by now, is a hatchback that will eventually replace the AStar...
  • Demystified: Maruti Suzuki Celerio's Automated Manual Transmission February 8, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is arguably the biggest launch of the Auto Expo 2014 and the show stopper is the the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) variant. Essentially, the AMT is nothing like your conventional auto boxes. In fact it is a conventional manual gearbox which remains unchanged, which has an electro...
  • Maruti Suzuki launches Celerio hatchback at Rs 3.90 lakh onwards February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti has finally launched its muchwaited Celerio hatchback in India at Rs 3.90 lakh onwards. Unveiled at the 12th Auto Expo, the Celerio is built on an allnew platform that has been in the making for close to three and a half years. A team of around 175...
  • Nissan plans to introduce 10 new models in India by 2016 February 4, 2014

    Chennai: Japanese automaker Nissan rolled out its latest hatchback "Datsun GO" from the assembly line at its manufacturing facility in Oragadam near here. The entry level car, under the popular Datsun brand, is aimed at tapping the firsttime car buyers. The company is reviving Datsun brand after...
  • Tata unveils Zest compact sedan, Bolt hatchback February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Looking to cover lost ground in the car market, auto major Tata Motors today unveiled two new models, which it plans to start selling in the second half of the year. The cars Zest, a compact sedan, and Bolt hatchback, will be powered by the company's new...
  • Watch Live: Ford unveils the global Ka concept in India February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India is all set to unveil it global small car concept, the Ka today. The Ka concept was first unveiled in Brazil in November 2013. It is part of Ford's global one car strategy and previews the nextgen of compact Bsegment hatchbacks. Interestingly enough Ford already sells...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Ford India to unveil its new global Ka concept today February 3, 2014

    Ford India is all set to unveil it global small car concept, the Ka today. The Ka concept was first unveiled in Brazil in November 2013. It is part of Ford's global one car strategy and previews the nextgen of compact Bsegment hatchbacks. Interestingly enough Ford already sells the Ka...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Ford to unveil new compact car concept on Monday February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford on Monday will showcase a global compact concept car, highlighting a design direction that could spearhead the company's efforts to tap growing demand for small cars in India and other emerging markets. The car will be on showcase at Auto Expo 2014, which will be held between...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Jaguar Land Rover lineup: FTYPE Coupe, Range Rover LWB and Project 7 February 2, 2014

    While we're still reeling from the sheer aural and visual impact of the Jaguar FTYPE drop top, Jaguar plans to send us back into a frenzy of poppinncracking with the new FTYPE coupe. The top of the line FTYPE R will feature a new 550PS V8 which is 55PS more...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Chevrolet Beat facelift teased February 1, 2014

    Chevrolet India has teased the Beat facelift on its official website by way of a silhouette of the popular supermini. We have already spotted the Beat facelift test mules several times and as we reported last week, the updated Beat is slated for an Auto Expo launch. The tag line for the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Mahindra Reva lineup: Verito electric, upgraded e2O, XUV500 electric and Formula E car February 1, 2014

    Mahindra Reva will be unveiling some exciting electric models which should grab the attention of environmentalist and the carbon conscious customers at the Auto Expo 2014. Mahindra's portfolio at the expo will include showcase of Formula E racing car, unveiling of the improved e20, Verito electric sedan and the Maxximo electric...
  • Auto Expo 2014 MercedesBenz lineup: Concept GLA, CLA45 AMG and M Guard January 30, 2014

    2013 was a good year for MercedesBenz. The company released a slew of new models and reclaimed its position as the top luxury manufacturer in India for a few months. The company plans to keep the momentum up for 2014 and will kickstart the year by showcasing the CLAClass, GLAClass...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Hyundai lineup: Grand i10 sedan, i20, i20 WRC and Santa Fe January 30, 2014

    Hyundai will launch the Grand i10 sedan at the expo. Based on the Grand i10 hatchback, the sedan, which will replace the Accent in India, will be a little more spacious than the already roomy donor hatch and will rival other sub4m sedans in its category such as the Dzire...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Tata lineup: Falcon4, Falcon5, Vista Tech and Aria January 30, 2014

    Tata Motors are updating most of their lineup and the Auto Expo will showcase most of these cars. The Falcon project cars will be on display, the hatchback as well as the compact sedan. The Falcon 4 is an updated version of the Vista and will continue to use the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 BMW lineup: M6 Gran coupe, i8, 3 Series GT and X5 January 30, 2014

    BMW is coming to the Auto Expo with guns blazing. The company will have an arsenal of both high performance vehicles and an environmentally conscious electric and hybrid machine. Just as we told you a few months ago, the German manufacturer will launch the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo at...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Audi lineup: A3 sedan, R18 etron quattro and special editions January 30, 2014

    Audi will be displaying over halfadozen cars at the Auto Expo, including the Le Mans winning race car R18 etron and the A3 sedan. The soon to be launched A3 sedan will be Audi's most compact offering in India. As of now the stripped Q3 S SUV with a manual...
  • Honda India Auto Expo 2014 lineup: Honda Mobilio, Jazz, Vision XS1 January 29, 2014

    Honda seems to be on a roll, the Amaze is doing very well for them and the new City is already eyeing top spot in the Csegment. The car has launched before the Auto Expo but will be on display along with the various Modulo accessories specially made for it....