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The Diwali week started with a bang. I was reviewing one of my favourite sedans the new Vento which was launched in the beginning of September this year. The Vento is a car I have driven extensively. Whether it’s driving the stock or race versions, the Vento always brings a

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In a departure from tradition Skoda India organised the media drive for the Kodiaq Scout from Nagpur to Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh. The Kodiaq is a premium SUV that has been around for the last few years. Just recently Skoda launched the Kodiaq Scout which is an updated

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I first drove the Jaguar XF at the Jaguar Art of Performance customer experience events. Post which I spent a day driving it in the city. I was hugely  impressed with what the XF offered in terms of features and drivability. Last weekend I got the opportunity to spend a

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Quirky, conversation starter, different looking is not how usually one describes small cars. Maruti did that with the Ignis a few years back, Now again with the S-Presso.The S-Presso is the mini SUV that Maruti has just launched. Priced very competitively and built on Suzuki’s latest next – gen Heartect

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The ŠKODA AUTO led Volkswagen Group India, having secured the prerequisite regulatory and statutory approvals, announced the transformative merger of its three passenger car subsidiaries – Volkswagen India Private Limited (VWIPL), Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited (NSC) and ŠKODA AUTO India Private Limited (SAIPL). The merger of three former

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ŠKODA AUTO India unveiled the new KODIAQ SCOUT at an attractive introductory ex-showroom price of INR 33.99 lacs. Introduced in 2017, the KODIAQ marked ŠKODA’s foray into the popular full-size SUV segment, in India. The SCOUT variant, with its characteristic design, robust appearance, generous proportions, all-wheel drive and off-terrain capabilities,

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Maruti Suzuki today launched its much-awaited Mini-SUV S-PRESSO. The S-PRESSO is conceptualized and designed in India for India and the world. It stands out with its bold and powerful SUV stance. Built afresh on acclaimed 5th generation HEARTECT platform, it uses 40% high tensile steel that ensures stronger, safer and

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This is the 4th time in the last one year, that I got an opportunity to spend time with one of my all-time favourite SUV’s the Volkswagen Tiguan. This is a car that is universally loved by whoever drives it…As part of our ongoing series #MonsoonTrails, we reviewed the Tiguan

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Volkswagen India today launched the sportier, dynamic and power packed Polo and Vento for the Indian Market. Starting at an introductory price of INR 5.82 Lakh for the new Polo and INR 8.76 Lakh for the new Vento, these carlines are now available for customers to experience and own across

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As part of monsoon trails this year, I have best reviewing SUV’s which are ideally suited to the conditions one encounters during this time of the year.The Land Rover Discovery Sport is part of a SUV lineage that is legendary. This SUV is the entry level Land Rover on sale

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An invitation to visit Rajasthan is always welcome. Lovely topography, colourful people, delicious food and the best driving roads in the country. It’s no surprise that Rajasthan plays host to multiple media drives each year. Last weekend we were in Jaipur to drive the new Maruti Suzuki XL6. Maruti’s new

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Kia Motors, the world’s 8thlargest automaker today launched its first product inmid-SUV segment, the Seltos in the Indian market with an introductory price starting from INR 9.69 lakhs (Ex-showroom PAN India) for the entry level Petrol Smartstream G1.5 HTE model going up to INR 15.99 Lakhs (Ex-showroom PAN India) for

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Driving forth the NEXA values of global experience, innovation and excitement, Maruti Suzuki India Limited today launched its all new premium MPV, the XL6. Available at over 360 NEXA dealerships across the country, the exclusive 6-seater, XL6, is a blend of stylish exteriors coupled with plush interiors. Presenting the XL6

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The all-new BMW 3 Series, the power-packed seventh generation of the world’s most iconic sports sedan, was unveiled today at the ‘Thrill City’ in Gurugram. Locally produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai, the all-new BMW 3 Series is now available in diesel and petrol variants at all BMW dealerships across

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The compact SUV segment is the hardest, most fiercely competitive segment for SUV’s in India. Every manufacturer has launched products in this segment in the last decade.Hyundai now enters this segment with the entry of the Venue. The Venue was launched earlier this year and has been an instant success.

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In 2009 India was introduced to the concept of a “hot hatch” when Volkswagen India launched the Polo. Prior to that we Indians modified hatchbacks sold in the country, by adding a host of power and sound boosting accessories. The Polo apart from being fun-to-drive, had oodles of power and

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Goa in the monsoons in one of the most magical places to be in India. The beauty of this state in western India reaches another level in this season. Kia Motors India chose Goa as the destination to showcase its first offering in India last week. Media personnel from across

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Last Friday saw Audi India announce the launch of their new showroom in Gurugram with the inauguration of the Audi Gurugram showroom.Rahil Ansari Head Audi India speaking at the event said ““Our ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is truly on display today. The state-of-the-art Audi Gurugram showroom, Audi’s Digital Retail elements and

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July has been the wettest month in the last 110 years, for areas in and around Mumbai, Thane and Pune. Which is great news! Because the moment Maharashtra doesn’t receive enough rainfall, all sorts of prayers and rituals are observed by the local population to please the rain gods! That’s

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To celebrate 10 years of the Polo in India, Volkswagen India had organised an event at the Madras Motor Racetrack, Chennai last weekend. This event was to showcase the driving capabilities of the stock Polo’s on a racetrack followed by the Polo Cup race cars.The Madras Motor Racetrack is a

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THE HISTORY: Jaguar Cars started its business in 1922 as Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before moving on to developing bodies for passenger cars. Once under the ownership of S. S. Cars Limited the business extended to complete cars made in association with Standard Motor Co, where

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Petrol cars have slowly been making a comeback in the last 2 years.  The difference in the price of petrol and diesel has shrunk dramatically in the last 5 years. Earlier the price of diesel per litre was 50% less compared to petrol. That’s not the case any more. Audi

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The Nissan Kicks was launched with great fanfare earlier this year. In the 6 months since its launch Nissan India has followed an innovative marketing strategy. Their positioning is very clear. This is a SUV that will appeal to the 25-40 age group. A consumer group that is willing to

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What is a Bobber? A bobber, originally called a ‘bob-job’ from the 1930’s through 1990’s, is a style of custom motorcycle. The typical construction includes stripping excess bodywork from a motorcycle; removing the front fender, and shortening the rear fender, which is “bobbed” (as in bobtail), and all superfluous parts removed to reduce weight.

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The Audi A4 celebrated its silver jubilee this year. That’s a massive achievement for any consumer product, more so for a car. In an industry where so many new products are launched each year, to still be popular 25 years later is testimony to the love and acceptance of the

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