Author Archives: Loknath Das

Nissan Kicks to be launched in India in January 2019

-New premium SUV for the Indian market -Production has commenced at Chennai plant -Will rival the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and production version of the Kia SP Its official! Nissan will launch the Kicks SUV for the Indian car market in January 2019. This is a new India specific version of the premium SUV from the Japanese automaker and is ... Read More »

Hyundai Elantra facelift spotted testing in India for the first time

– Likely to be launched in India sometime in 2019.  – The mid-life update brings a fresh new design with aggressive styling and added equipment. Hyundai took the wraps off the new and updated Elantra in August this year. The sedan gets a comprehensive cosmetic makeover with sharper styling along with added features. Ahead of its Indian debut next year, ... Read More »

Tata Harrier design highlights

– To be powered by a 2.0-litre Kryotec inline-four diesel engine that generates 138bhp/350Nm – Sporty exterior styling elements and dual tone colour – Premium leather wrapped upholstery, satin chrome pack and oak wood finish dashboard   Ahead of its official launch in early 2019, Tata Motors has released more details on the exterior and the interior of the Harrier ... Read More »

Tata Harrier dashboard revealed in latest teaser image

-New premium SUV from Tata -Showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo as the H5X concept -Will be launched in January Tata has released yet another teaser for its Harrier SUV but this time around it’s a big one as they have showcased the dashboard. The dashboard stays pretty close to the H5X concept as you get a dual tone layout ... Read More »

Honda Civic spotted testing in India for the first time

–    The 10th generation Honda Civic was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo.  –    The Civic will make a comeback in the Indian market next year.  –    When launched, it will compete against the Hyundai Elantra, Skoda Octavia, and Toyota Corolla Altis. Honda is bringing back the iconic Civic sedan in India after a hiatus of half ... Read More »

Petrol prices in India slide further as crude gets into $50 range

Petrol prices have slid globally amidst the upheaval in the oil market following the sanctions on Iran and increased output from OPEC as well as America. With the prices for Brent crude hitting the $50 range after peaking at about $74 about a couple of months ago, the prices in India have also reduced from the all-time high they had ... Read More »

Skoda-Volkswagen to start building engines in India, might look at CNG-friendly engines

Under the India 2.0 initiative, Volkswagen group, led by Skoda, is aiming at five per cent market share in five years from the launch of their new series of products in 2020-21. And to make inroads into a price-sensitive market, Skoda aims to build cost-effective and competitive products while maintaining the global ethos and standards of the Volkswagen group intact. ... Read More »

Monster Trucks shows to arrive in India for the first time in 2019

– Tour across four cities – Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad – Starlight108 is planning on setting up a complete infrastructure base in India – Monster Trucks to measure 12 feet high, 20 feet long with tyres up to five feet high and can weigh up to 4500kgs. Fueling dreams of every car enthusiast in the country, the Monster Truck ... Read More »

Why should you buy- Mahindra Alturas G4

Mahindra’s back in the premium SUV game and this time around, it is with the Alturas G4 which is priced at 26.95 lakhs for the 2WD AT and 29.95 lakhs for 4WD AT variant (introductory ex-showroom). In essence, it is the latest generation Ssangyong Rexton G4, but it will be sold in India with the Mahindra badging and in a ... Read More »

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga: Now in Pictures

Maruti Suzuki has finally brought in the new-gen Ertiga for the price of Rs 7.44 lakhs. It is slightly more expensive than the older model but it gets a whole new design. It moves to a new modular platform and compared to the older car the new Ertiga is also more upmarket. The Maruti MPV debuts a new petrol engine ... Read More »