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  • Maruti Suzuki Launches Ciaz S At Rs 9.39 Lakh

    Maruti Suzuki has expanded the Ciaz lineup by adding another trim level. Called the Ciaz S, it is available with both petrol- and diesel-fed engines. While the petrol-powered Ciaz S is priced at Rs 9.39 lakh, the diesel will cost Rs 11.55 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom Delhi). Both the variants are based on the Alpha trims of the standard car. With these prices, the Ciaz S petrol sits above the Alpha manual

  • 2017 Hyundai Verna: Variants Explained

    The Hyundai Verna is all set to start a new innings on August 22, 2017 (bookings open), with its all-new fifth-generation version. It seems like the South Korean automaker has applied the same formula for the upcoming model as well with first-in-segment features and coupe-like styling.

  • I-Day Special: Top 10 Sub-20 Lakh Vehicles With 4×4 For The Wanderer In You!

    How many times has the craving for camping out at an isolated, far-flung place, which is virtually unreachable, hit you? Do you plan your long weekends to such locations sitting in your 9AM-5PM work cubicle to satiate your wanderer soul? Are you one of those who prefer going to offbeat locations rather than doing touristy things? Going to such locations certainly gives us a sense of freedom and gratification that we miss living in

  • Diesel Vehicles Found Breaching Emission Levels In India Too

    Diesel cars, of late, don’t seem to be exhaling in the environment’s favour. First in the US, then in Europe, and now in India, diesel-powered cars have been caught emitting more NOx than the prescribed levels under real world conditions. Surprisingly, the cars are well within the emissions limits when they are tested in the controlled environs of the labs.

  • Car’s Evolution Post India’s Independence

    It’s that time of the year again when the spirit of patriotism emerges in full bloom. We’ll have TV channels running patriotic movies or interviews with freedom fighters, and radio channels playing music to rekindle that hidden love for our country. People, however, will choose their own ways to celebrate it. Most of us must have taken a holiday for Monday (August 14) to stretch our legs, back, arms etc. to elongate the weekend

  • Skoda Postpones Kodiaq Launch Till 2018, Octavia RS Coming In August 2017

    Skoda has postponed its plans of launching the Kodiaq SUV in India in 2017. The carmaker has been mulling to launch the 7-seater SUV for quite some time, and their official website has been carrying the Kodiaq page with ‘En Route’ (on the way) message since April 2017. Skoda was expected to launch it in September 2017 but that’s not happening.

  • Five All-New Features On The Next-Gen Hyundai Verna

    Hyundai Motor India is all set to launch the third generation of the Verna sedan in India. While bookings have commenced and will go on till August 21 at a refundable amount of Rs 25,000, the car itself is set to launch on August 22. Since it is meant to take on the like of the Honda CityVolkswagen VentoSkoda Rapid and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai has decided that it will go all out to

  • Ford EcoSport Facelift: What To Expect?

    The first-gen Ford EcoSport is all set to start its second innings in India with the upcoming mid-cycle update. Unlike a typical facelift, this updated Ford is touted to come with extensive changes both inside and out. Here’s what we expect out of the India-spec 2018 EcoSport.

  • Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Launched At Rs 4.2 Crore

    Ferrari has launched the replacement of its FF supercar in India. Called the GTC4Lusso T, it is priced at Rs 4.2 crore. The company has also launched the more powerful GTC4Lusso variant at Rs 5.2 crore (both prices ex-showroom India). The D day comes over a year later after we had confirmed the news that this car will surely land on our shores. Essentially, the GTC4Luss is a reworked FF. But when Ferrari reworks a recipe, it is more than

  • Jeep Compass: 5 Things We Like

    Now, for around Rs 15 lakh, you can buy a Jeep! How cool is that? The much-awaited Jeep Compass was launched yesterday at a mouth watering base price of Rs 14.95 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). It has surely sent shockwaves across multiple SUV segments as it overlaps with a lot of products, including the Tata Hexa and Mahindra XUV500, while undercutting its direct rivals. Here are five things we like about the made-in-India Jeep Compass.

  • Jeep Compass Launched At Rs 14.95 Lakh

    American carmaker Jeep will launch its most affordable product till date, the Compass, in India today. The compact SUV made its world premiere in September last year and its Indian derivative was introduced to the media in April 2017. The Jeep Compass also bags the title of being the first product from the American carmaker that has been made in India. It will also be exported from India to all the right-hand drive markets across the

  • Tata Nexon: First Drive Review

    The Tata Nexon is the latest entrant in the highly popular sub-compact SUV segment. It is Tata’s first attempt in this space and going by the way it looks, it’s not your conventional small SUV. The sub-4m SUVs that the Nexon competes with are aggressively priced, and pack in more practicality compared to the average premium hatchback. So, the Nexon has to deliver on at least these counts to excel.