Luxury Cars

  • Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'cruz, Nargis Fakhri's luxury cars seized midway by RTO March 27, 2014

    Bollywood stars Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'cruz and Nargis Fakhri faced an awkward situation in the city when the luxury cars in which they were travelling were seized midway by the Regional Transport Office (RTO). The incident took place on Wednesday when the trio arrived in Indore for the promotion of upcoming film 'Main Tera Hero'. RTO...
  • Gang which robbed luxury cars on Delhi-Jaipur highway busted, 3 arrested March 5, 2014

    Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of highway robbers, involved in robbing luxury cars, by arresting three of its members in Rajasthan's Alwar district. The three accused identified as Imran, Saikul and Saddam, aged 25-25 years, were involved in robbing luxury cars on Jaipur-Delhi highway highway and admitted...
  • New luxury cars unveiled at Auto Expo 2014 February 6, 2014

    Greater Noida: Luxury automobile manufacturers Audi and BMW unveiled various models at the 12th Auto Expo. German luxury manufacturer Audi unveiled its A3 sedan, and special versions of sports utility vehicle (SUVs) Q3, Q5 and Q7 and showcased its recent addition to its portfolio RS7 Sportback. "We believe this (Indian) market has...
  • Rolls-Royce launches Rs 4.60-cr 'Wraith' in Maharashtra August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Ultra-luxury British carmaker Rolls-Royce on Friday rolled out its new model 'Wraith', priced at Rs 4.60 crore, in Maharashtra, and said it will expand its dealerships from three to five by year-end. The four-seater coupe is powered by a twin-turbo V12 engine coupled with an eight-speed automatic ZF transmission. The engine...
  • Overdrive: Review of BMW 1 Series August 17, 2013

    On this episode of Overdrive, we review the all new BMW 1 Series, all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Overdrive: Review of Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid August 10, 2013

    German luxury carmaker Porsche has reinvented itself with its first hybrid model the Cayenne S Hybrid. The car uses a parallel system that combines a 46bhp (33kw), 221lb ft electric motor with a 333bhp supercharged V6 petrol engine. Cayenne S Hybrid is the heaviest Cayenne model. ...
  • Audi now the number one luxury car maker in India May 6, 2013

    Audi India for one has never shied away from stating that it wants to be number one among the luxury marquees in the country. And it hasn't tried to hide behind a moral curtain either, just in case it failed to achieve its objective. I guess this had something to...
  • Luxury car shootout: 2012 BMW 3 Series versus Audi A4 February 9, 2013

    I admit it, mathematics was not my favourite subject in school. In fact I was the weakest student in my class. My teachers changed as I moved up and all of them insisted that I give up trying to conquer the subject. I didn't, I managed to somehow slay the...
  • You, me and 3: Know everything about BMW 3 Series November 16, 2012

    In this episode, Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar reviewed the all new BMW 3 Series F30. ...
  • You, me and 3: Driving BMW a long live tradition in a kolkata family November 1, 2012

    We take you down the memory lane to meet a family who has been in love with the BMW 3 Series for two decades. ...
  • You, me and 3: Know everything about BMW November 1, 2012

    BMW automobiles, services, technologies and all about BMW's sheer driving pleasure. ...
  • View chat: BMW vs Merc: Battle of luxury cars March 9, 2010

    Did you say recession? Well, it certainly does not seem to be the case in the luxury car market in India! ...
  • Wheels for practical luxury and rugged extravagance January 7, 2010

    After stormy competition in 2009, the sellers of luxury cars in India are counting on an improved environment to aggressively engage India's elite with new launches, bespoke service and competitive pricing. And they are keeping a close track on wheels that deal practical luxury and rugged extravagance. ...
  • The star among great cars: Mercedes Benz E 350 November 15, 2009

    You may lust an Audi or gloat over a BMW, but it is the car with the threepointed star which is your favourite. Owning a Mercedes means that you have made it in life. Overdrive this week reviews the Mercedes Benz E 350 sedan. Also on the show, a car...
  • Financial crisis takes a back seat, Indian luxury car market booms March 31, 2009

    New Delhi: India's luxury car market forms 0.5 per cent of the total car sales in the country, catering to those who can spend anything between Rs 26 lakh and Rs 1 crore for their wheels, and it is growing despite a slowing GDP. Reason? Glam wheels are the ultimate...
  • China is the world's fastest growing automarket September 12, 2008

    Shanghai: Luxury carmakers are turning to China to help drive growth during tough economic times. ...
  • Inflation is no bump for luxury carmakers May 6, 2008

    Pune: Recordbreaking inflation and a worrisome US economy may be bothering a lot of companies in India but luxury carmakers are upbeat. As many as 3,300 luxury cars were sold in the country in 2006; in 2007 sales improved by 38 per cent and companies expect a hundred per cent growth...
  • Audi storms into India's luxury car market January 7, 2008

    Mumbai: After Mercedes Benz and BMW, it's Audi's turn to up the heat in the luxury segment, amid reports that the carmaker is going to pump new investments to take on the tough competition. Audi is gunning for luxury car market leader Mecedes Benz's flagship model Eclass and the BMW 5...
  • The Optra gets a spicier facelift June 26, 2007

    With fuel prices soaring, putting a diesel engine into a car is a great way to sell them. Frugality apart, the modern generation diesel is also offering mad performance. The new Chevy Optra Magnum is choosing to do just that, regain its popularity by putting in a new diesel powerplant. The...
  • Who says luxury is unreasonable? June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Luxury sure comes for a price. But if you think buying a luxury car only means exorbitant money and no scope of savings, think again. Though the range of luxury cars in India has increased to match higher incomes groups aspirations, even in the elite segment, majority of...
  • From Sedan to jail bus, all in a day November 29, 2006

    New Delhi: Following his conviction in a murder case on Tuesday, Union Minister Shibu Soren had to abandon his car with a flashing beacon light for a ramshackle bus of the Tihar Jail that broke down soon after the 'VIP prisoner' boarded it. Earlier in the day, Soren arrived at the...