Author Archives: Loknath Das

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Photo Gallery

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio News and Reviews Seductive looks, a snarling exhaust note, and sharp handling are essential to any Italian sports car, and the 10Best-winning Giulia Quadrifoglio has all three in spades. A Ferrari-derived 505-hp 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6 drives the rear wheels; an eight-speed automatic is the only available transmission. Four selectable drive modes adjust suspension damping and throttle ... Read More »

2017 Volvo XC40 review, test drive

What is it? A milestone vehicle of sorts for Volvo, as with it, Volvo now has an SUV for every series of car they make. This is an important step as SUVs are all the rage right now. Volvo’s baby SUV is set to arrive here around mid-2018, and when it does, it will square off against three German rivals, ... Read More »

The Quint’s Best Car Reviews of 2017

The 2018 Maserati Levante made light work of the sand dunes in Ras al-Khaimah.(Photo: Maserati/The Quint) The year 2017 has come to a close and it’s as good a time as any to look back at some of the cars we reviewed at The Quint this year. Every one of the reviews we did had something special to offer. Click ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz India Becomes First Manufacturer To Launch BS-VI Compatible Car In India

Mercedes-Benz today launched its BS-VI compatible vehicle in India and it was the company’s flagship model, the S-Class, that became the first BS-VI vehicle in India. The ‘first’ bits do not stop there as it’s also become the first ever ‘Made in India, for India’ BS-VI vehicle from Mercedes-Benz. It was in 2016 that Mercedes-Benz India first made a commitment to ... Read More »

Skoda Fabia Facelift Teased Ahead Of Geneva Debut

Skoda phased out the Fabia premium hatchback in India back in 2013, with talks of a facelift version making its way to our shores in 2015. Although, that did not happen, Skoda announced that the new generation Fabia is in fact coming, as the company has released a new teaser image ahead of its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Will ... Read More »

Electric Vehicles Are Ready For India, But Need Proper Infrastructure First, Says Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is all set to bring in electric vehicles for the Indian market as early as 2019-2020, but stressed on the need for proper infrastructure in the country. A top official from the company, while talking to carandbike.com said they are closely monitoring the electric vehicle situation in the country and will start introducing EVs as soon as the government announces ... Read More »

India-Made Jeep Compass Gets 5 Stars In Australia’s ANCAP Crash Test

The Jeep Compass tested by ANCAP was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in December 2017 Highlights The 2018 Jeep Renegade sports cosmetic changes and upgraded features Engine options will remain the same on the Jeep Renegade facelift The 2018 Jeep Renegade could make it to India sometime next year The India-made Jeep Compass SUV has recently scored a 5-star ... Read More »

Next Generation Porsche 911 Cabriolet Spied

New Porsche 911 Cabriolet Spied Highlights New interior design language to debut in new gen 911 Next gen 911 will have rear-wheel-steering as standard New 911 Cabriolet and Coupe will make it to India The Porsche 911 is possibly one of the most iconic shapes in automobile history. With its iconic rear engine layout that was inspired by the Volkswagen Beetle and ... Read More »

Upcoming New Car And Bike Brand Launches In India In 2018

The new brands making their way into the country will widen the choice for consumers The Indian automotive space is certainly growing and while it has been a year which showed robust sales for both car and bike makers, the year also saw the departure of an automotive giant like General Motors from the country. However, car makers from around ... Read More »

New-Gen Maruti Suzuki Swift Spied Up Close Ahead Of Launch

This new-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift units appears to be the top-of-the-line ZX+ variant Highlights Bookings for the new-gen Swift have started at dealership level Production of the current-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift has ended The new-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift is expected to be launched by early-March A production version of the new-generation Maruti Suzuki Swift was recently spotted in India sans camouflage. Slated ... Read More »