Free Press Journal
  • 2019 Volvo V60 Previews New India-Bound S60 Sedan

    Volvo has taken the wraps off the second-generation V60 in Stockholm, Sweden. It is an estate version of the yet-to-be-revealed third-gen S60 sedan. According to the US media the 2019 S60 sedan will be revealed this summer in the USA. Volvo currently retails the outgoing second-gen S60 in the country. And since its estates and sedans bear the same front fascia and interior the new V60 certainly previews what we can expect from the

  • Mahindra Xylo, NuvoSport, Verito Set To Be Discontinued?

    Preparing for the upcoming BSVI emission and safety norms, Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) is likely to discontinue its low performing models such as the NuvoSportVerito sedan & Vibe and the Xylo in the next couple of years. As the homegrown automaker looks forward to invest in volume products these vehicles are unlikely to get the technology upgrade owing to their meagre numbers. However, there’s no official word on the models that would be

  • Skoda Reveals Fabia Facelift; India-Spec Rapid Could Get New Face

    It’s been over seven years since Skoda introduced the Rapid sedan in India. Although it is due for a generation change, it’s unlikely to happen anytime soon. The Rapid was given a facelift in 2016 with a heavily redesigned front fascia inspired by the new-generation Euro-spec Fabia. Meanwhile, the Fabia is scheduled to receive a facelift at next month’s Geneva Motor Show and we expect Skoda India to incorporate some of

  • Skoda Kodiaq L&K Revealed, Will It Come To India?

    Skoda’s flagship SUV, the Kodiaq, has finally received the L&K treatment in Europe. The new variant is scheduled to make its public debut at the upcoming 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March. For the uninitiated, L&K stands for the initials of the Czech automaker’s founders – Laurin & Klement. The L&K badging is reserved for the top-of-the-line variant which features a host of tech and luxury-enhancing features. The Superb sold in

  • Hyundai Elite i20 2018 vs Maruti Baleno – Specs Compared

    Hyundai has launched the 2018 Elite i20 at Rs 5.35 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) at the Auto Expo 2018 (Read more about the i20 facelift here). The second-gen i20, termed as the Elite i20, first debuted in the country in August 2014. Introduced a year later in 2015, the Maruti Baleno was quick to snatch the bestselling tag from the Korean car in the premium hatchback segment. Let’s see if

  • New Maruti Wagon R Spied In India, Launch Expected In 2018

    A camouflaged Maruti Suzuki has been spied testing for the first time in India. Based on the tall-boy nature of the hatchback under wraps, we believe it could be the new generation Wagon R. The popular hatchback is likely to get a major revamp this time around as we expect it to be based on Suzuki’s newest Heartect platform that underpins the SwiftDzireIgnis and the 

  • Auto Expo 2018: TVS Tyres makes a mark with latest range

    Greater Noida: One of India’s largest manufacturers and exporters of two and three wheeler tyres, and off-highway tyres, TVS Tyres, is showcasing its range of products at the 14th Auto Expo being held here between February 9 and 14.

  • New Maruti Suzuki Swift Launched At Auto Expo 2018

    Maruti Suzuki has made the public premiere and launched the third generation Swift at Auto Expo 2018. The new hatchback is priced at Rs 4.99 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Like before, the new Swift will be sold through regular Maruti Suzuki Arena dealerships.

  • Cleveland CycleWerks Unveils Ace 250 and Misfit 250

    One of the major attractions of Auto Expo this year is the debut of American motorcycle company Cleveland CycleWerks with the Ace and Misfit. The company unveiled three models of the Ace – Ace Delux, Ace Cafe and the Ace Scrambler along with the Misfit here at the Auto Expo. While the company didn’t announce the pricing of the motorcycles, we are expecting them to be priced in the range of Rs 2 – 2.5

  • Tata Reveals Baleno-rivalling 45X At Auto Expo 2018

    Riding high on the success of the Tiago, Tata Motors showcased the 45X concept at the Auto Expo 2018 today, the final production version of which will compete in the premium hatchback segment. It is based on Tata’s brand new ALFA (Agile Light Flexible Advanced) architecture.