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  • Overdrive: Review of Porsche Cayman GTS, 2014 Volkswagen Polo GT October 5, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, watch the review of Porsche Cayman GTS and 2014 Volkswagen Polo GT. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo vs Fiat Punto August 12, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift may have kickstarted 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...
  • Overdrive: Volkswagen Polo 2014 undergoes an evolution August 2, 2014

    The new Volkswagen Polo 2014 has undergone an evolution to cater and titillate the senses of its customers better. Fitted with an all new diesel engine and new front and rear bumpers as well as new headlights, taillights and alloys, VW Polo 2014 is one to watch out for....
  • 2015 Volkswagen Polo to be launched in India on July 15 July 7, 2014

    The new, reworked Polo, with mechanical as well as cosmetic changes, is set to be launched by Volkswagen India on July 15. The major change in the new Volkswagen Polo is the 4cylinder 1.5litre diesel engine. Expect this engine to make 105PS/250Nm like the current 1.6 diesel motor. Volkswagen will...
  • Overdrive: Mercedes ML63 AMG vs Porsche Cayenne Turbo June 21, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you the comparison between the Mercedes ML63 AMG and Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Also on the show, we visit Volkswagen Polo R Cup Fitness Camp. Get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Volkswagen to launch the Polo facelift in India by July 2014 April 28, 2014

    Volkswagen had unveiled the Polo facelift at the Geneva Motor Show 2014 and had announced plans that it will be bringing it down to the Indian market in the second half of this year. Our sources now say that VW India has locked in July as the time when the...
  • Maruti Suzuki Alto, Hyundai i10, Tata Nano, Ford Figo fail crash test; not safe for you February 1, 2014

    Some of the most popular small cars in India have failed the crash tests conducted by Global NCAP, an independent UKbased charity that carries out consumer orientated vehicle safety initiatives. In the firstever independent crash tests conducted on Indian vehicles, most small cars showed high risk of life threatening injuries in...
  • Volkswagen hikes Polo and Vento prices, makes front airbags standard for Polo January 30, 2014

    Volkswagen India has hiked prices of its Polo and Vento models by 2.7 per cent. The price rise by Volkswagen is aimed to mitigate the increased input costs and fluctuations in exchange rates. The good news though is that the Polo will now get front dual airbags as standard fitment...
  • Allahabad High Court dismisses petition on unauthorised activity on defence land November 5, 2013

    Six months after a contempt notice was issued to a top Army official by the Allahabad High Court, the petition has been dismissed as withdrawn following the court's observation that "by no stretch of imagination" did it appear that any construction work was undertaken in the cantonment area in violation...
  • Overdrive: Review of 2013 BMW Z4 October 5, 2013

    On this episode of Overdrive, we review the 2013 BMW Z4, all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Volkswagen launches the 1.6-litre Polo GT TDI in India at Rs 8.08 lakh September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: German car maker Volkswagen launched a new variant of its compact hatchback 'Polo GT TDI' in India, priced at Rs 8.08 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Polo GT TDI boasts of a 1.6-litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine from the Vento which makes 105PS and 250Nm. It comes mated to a...
  • Volkswagen launches the Cross Polo in India at Rs 7.75 lakh August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: German car-maker Volkswagen launched a new variant of its hatchback Polo in India, priced at Rs 7.75 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new edition, Cross Polo will be available with a 1.2 litre diesel engine and a five-speed manual gearbox, Volkswagen said in a statement. "The Polo is an important...
  • What's special about the DSG gearbox on the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The Volkswagen Polo GT TSI is the German carmaker's most advanced hatchback in India yet. Now, we've already told you about the technology that governs its engine TSI (you can read about it here) but it also has one of the most advanced gearboxes a dual clutch...
  • Volkswagen launches Polo GT TSI in India at Rs 7.99 lakh April 29, 2013

    Volkswagen's latest version of the hot hatch is here in the form of the new Polo GT TSI. Priced at Rs 7.99 lakh, exDelhi, the GT TSI brings to the table a 1.2litre 4cylinder turbocharged direct injection 105PS/170Nm engine paired to a 7speed DSG box. Volkswagen claims that the Polo...
  • Launched: 2013 Volkswagen Polo SR launched in India at Rs 6.27 lakh February 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Volkswagen India has launched the Polo SR variant in India at a starting price of Rs 6.27 lakh, exDelhi. The Polo SR features cosmetic upgrades to the regular Polo like front and rear skirts, 15inch alloy wheels, rear roof spoiler and chrome exhaust. As of now, the Street Racer...
  • Naomi Campbell wins damages over elephant polo story February 1, 2013

    London: Model Naomi Campbell accepted libel damages Thursday from a British newspaper over a story that falsely claimed she was planning an elephant polo match in India for her partner's birthday. The November article in the Daily Telegraph said Campbell was going to organize the tournament in Jodhpur for partner Vladimir...
  • Sahara Warriors lifts BLK Baroda Cup 2012 December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Sahara Warriors on Sunday lifted the prestigious BLK Baroda Cup 2012 by defeating Jindal Steel & Power by 10 goals to 71/2 at the Jaipur Polo Ground. Sahara scored four goals upfront to assert their authority and notched up six more goals in the match. Despite netting a...
  • PETA urges Campbell to cancel elephant polo match November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: British supermodel Naomi Campbell's planned elephant polo match for boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's 50th birthday bash in Jodhpur has been criticised by animal activists group PETA. The 42yearold is reportedly planning the match during the fourday long birthday celebrations. "PETA India urges Naomi Campbell to respect elephants and Indian wildlife and immediately...
  • Volkswagen to launch updated Polo and Vento September 5, 2012

    Mumbai: German car major Volkswagen Group, which recorded almost 50 per cent drop in sales last month at 4,410 units, said it will roll out the variants of it's popular Polo hatchback and Vento sedan by end of the month, to cash in on the forthcoming festive season. "We will...
  • Croatia wins 1st Olympic water polo title August 12, 2012

    London: Croatia won its first Olympic gold in men's water polo, getting two secondhalf goals each from Miho Boskovic and Maro Jokovic to pull away from Italy for an 86 win on Sunday. With two of the best defenses and goalkeepers in the tournament, the final was a bitter defensive struggle....
  • US win first ever gold in women's water polo August 10, 2012

    London: The U.S. won its first ever Olympic gold medal in women's water polo, getting five goals from Maggie Steffens and a sterling performance from goalkeeper Betsey Armstrong to cruise to an 85 win over Spain on Thursday. In a dominant performance, the Americans overpowered a young Spanish team on both...
  • Vishnu Prasad wins Volkswagen Polo R Cup November 28, 2011

    Chennai: Vishnu Prasad was crowned Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2011 Champion after an action packed race finale at Irungattukottai Race Track, Sriperumbudur, Chennai. Guest driver Sunny Sidhu won the final race with a time of 19:48.996 minutes, while international woman driver Maiken Rasmussen finished in 2nd position, just 1.220 seconds behind...
  • Avdumber Hede grabs Pole at Polo R Cup November 27, 2011

    Chennai: Avdumber Hede from Goa set the fastest lap in a wet qualifying session on Saturday at the final race weekend of the JKVolkswagen Polo Cup India at the MMSC Race Track, Irungattukottai in Chennai. Championship contenders Vishnu Prasad and Rahil Noorani will be starting from 2nd and 4th position...
  • Noorani clinches third win in Polo R Cup October 18, 2011

    Chennai: Rahil Noorani from Mumbai won an action packed race to continue his championship lead in Race One of Round Five of the 2011 JK Tyre Volkswagen Polo R Cup at the Irungattukottai Race Track, Sriperumbudur, Chennai. The young driver completed the race in 20:46.700 minutes. Second to finish was...
  • Overdrive: The Volkswagen Vento is here August 21, 2010

    On this week's Overdrive, Shereen Bhan takes you on a luxurious drive in Volkswagen's latest offering Vento. ...
  • Row over Salahis again, this time on polo June 14, 2010

    Washington: Stoking yet another controversy, the infamous Salahi couple, who gatecrashed into the White House dinner hosted for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, held a IndoUS polo match here without any official participation. The event's website listed its key sponsor as Kingfisher Beer, but the company's chief executive said it was not...
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