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  • Ford EcoSport Facelift Likely To Get A Sporty Variant

    Ford is gearing up to launch the thoroughly updated facelift of its bread and butter model, the EcoSport, in the coming months. The American automaker has recently introduced the new 1.5-litre 3-cylinder petrol engine that will power the updated sub-4m SUV. Now, an ‘S’ variant of the EcoSport facelift (based on the range-topping Titanium trim level) has been spied in the country, which might become the top-spec model in its lineup replacing the current 

  • Skoda Kodiaq Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Vs BMW X1- Spec Comparison

    Skoda has launched its first full-size SUV, the Kodiaq, in the Indian market at Rs 34.49 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India). With its introduction, the competition in the premium SUV space has intensified for sure. Given its sheer size and seven-seat capabilities, it rivals the seasoned off-roaders like the Ford Endeavour and the Toyota Fortuner, though its steep pricing lands it in the premium space where the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLA and the BMW

  • Volkswagen Passat Launched At Rs 29.99 Lakh

    The Volkswagen Passat is coming back after over 4 years and will rematch with its age-old rivals, the Toyota Camry, Skoda Superb and the Honda Accord

  • Mahindra KUV100 NXT Launched At Rs 4.39 Lakh

    With relatively mature styling and more goodies, the Mahindra KUV100 facelift is here to rematch with the Maruti Suzuki Ignis and other B-segment hatchbacks   With relatively mature styling and more goodies, the Mahindra KUV100 facelift is here to rematch with the Maruti Suzuki Ignis and other B-segment hatchbacks

  • Mahindra KUV100 Facelift To Launch On October 10

    The Mahindra KUV100 is all set to receive a facelift before this Diwali. Slated for launch on October 10, 2017, the KUV is still shy of completing two years in the market. When launched on January 15, 2016, the KUV100 got off to a fairly decent start but it never picked up the pace since then. Although it’s a bit early for a facelift (generally, facelifts are introduced between 2-3 years from launch),

  • Audi A5 Sportback Launched At Rs 54.02 lakh

    Audi India has launched the A5 at Rs 54.02 lakh (ex-showroom pan India) in the country. The Ingolstadt-based automaker has also introduced the A5 Cabriolet and the S5 at Rs 67.51 lakh and Rs 70.60 lakh (ex-showroom pan India), respectively. along with the A5 Sportback. Out of the ten new models promised by the carmaker in 2017, it is the ninth one, with the upcoming Audi Q5 likely to be the tenth product.

  • Maruti Suzuki Launches S-Cross Facelift At Rs 8.49 Lakh

    Maruti Suzuki has launched the S-Cross facelift in India with prices starting from Rs 8.49 lakh. The price of the base variant has gone up by Rs 43,000, and it’s primarily because of the addition of mild-hybrid (SHVS) tech on the 1.3-litre diesel engine. The engine specs remain the same as before but claimed mileage (fuel efficiency being the correct term) has gone up from 23.65kmpl to 25.1kmpl, a 7 per cent increase.

  • 10 Petrol SUVs In India That Offer The Best Mileage – Compass, Nexon Make The Cut

    When it comes to buying SUVs, buying a diesel one seems to be the natural choice owing to assumptions that petrol SUVs guzzle more fuel. While diesel SUVs are definitely more frugal, most modern-day compact petrol SUVs return mileage figures that are comparable to mid-sized sedans. Hard to believe? Here’s a list of the 10 most fuel efficient petrol SUVs in India. Guess what, even the least efficient of this lot delivers over

  • Renault Festive Offers: Duster Gets 1.6L Cash Discount, Kwid Joins It Too

    Renault India has kickstarted its festivities a bit earlier than other carmakers. With Diwali just a few weeks ahead, the French auto major is showering special offers on its entire lineup, including the Kwid, Pulse, Scala, Duster and the Lodgy. Barring the Renault Kwid, the performance of its cars has been sluggish in the past few months. It looks to regain the lost grounds with these festive offers.

  • The 550PS Third-Gen Porsche Cayenne Turbo Is Heading To India

    Porsche has revealed the third-gen Cayenne Turbo at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show. The car will make it to the company’s India portfolio by next year. Prices for India have not been announced yet, but the carmaker says deliveries of the new Cayenne Turbo will start in June 2018. The second-gen Porsche Cayenne Turbo that we have in India costs Rs 1.67 Cr (ex-showroom Delhi).

  • Honda, Volkswagen Showcase EV Concepts At 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

    Carmakers are fast adopting EVs (electric vehicles) as more markets point towards a possible ban on conventional petrol and diesel vehicles in the future to curb pollution and limit usage of fossil fuels. Honda and Volkswagen have revealed a hatchback and a crossover EV concept respectively at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Here’s how these vehicles look:

  • Nissan Micra Fashion Edition Launched At Rs 6.09 Lakh

    Carmakers have already started celebrating the festive season with their limited edition cars. Joining Tata Motors, Nissan India too has introduced a fashion-inspired edition of its Micra at Rs 6.09 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Nissan Micra Fashion Edition gets exterior and interior design elements inspired by the Italian fashion brand, United Colors of Benetton. Based on the Micra’s XL CVT variant, the Fashion trim comes in two new shades – Fashion Black and Fashion