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carandbike Exclusive: Maruti Suzuki Alto Speeds Past 3 Million Units Milestone

With production exceeding 3 million units, the Maruti Suzuki Alto has gone past the legendary 800 to become the company’s highest volumes model ever – and in turn India’s highest too. The humble Alto has seen quite a journey – and of course has reached almost every production and sales milestone faster than its predecessor. “In an era when the ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS Heads to Geneva Motor Show; Launch Later This Year

It was a day of world premieres for Maruti Suzuki when it showcased both the Vitara Brezza and the Baleno RS at the 2016 Auto Expo. The company had made it clear that it will be bringing the concept to life in India and will be launching it in the second half of this year; to be specific in October. ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz ZXi+ Automatic Silently Launched; Priced At 10.19 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki has silently introduced a new variant on the Ciaz mid-size saloon as the range-topping ZXi+ variant now gets an automatic transmission as optional, priced at 10.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Until now, the Ciaz was available with an automatic gearbox only on the mid-level VXi trim. However, the ZXi+ AT will ensure buyers do not need to skimp out ... Read More »

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Prices Slashed by Upto 86,000

Despite the next generation Chevrolet Cruze already being sold in certain foreign markets, India only received a mildly facelifted iteration which was launched less than a month ago on January 30. However despite its recent entry, the facelifted version of the Cruze has now been given a substantial price-cut in an attempt to push sales by making it a value ... Read More »

Cars to Be Launched in India in March 2016

The Auto Expo 2016 revealed a huge list of cars that are going to be launched in India this year. Along with some all-new models we will also be seeing a number of facelifts and model updates from number of carmakers. While Mahindra kicked-off the launch cycle with the Imperio and KUV100 in January, a lot of other carmakers are ... Read More »

Spied: Maruti Suzuki Ignis Spotted Testing in India Again

Earlier this month, Maruti Suzuki showcased its sub-compact crossover, the Ignis concept, at the Auto Expo 2016. The car has already gone on sale in Japan and is expected to be launched in India later this year around the festive season. It has been less than a month since its debut in India and the carmaker has already started extensive ... Read More »

Spied: New Generation Hyundai Elantra Spotted Testing in India for the First Time

Having built quite a reputation for introducing blockbuster cars, Hyundai India recently conveyed its plans to move into the premium vehicle space by showcasing the new generation Tucson and Elantra models at Auto Expo 2016. While the Tucson premium SUV is confirmed to  launch later this year, the company has also commenced testing the new generation 2017 Elantra sedan and ... Read More »

New-Gen Skoda Superb Launched in India; Prices Start at 22.68 Lakh

The new generation Skoda Superb was launched in India today and has been priced between 22.68 lakh for the base-level variant and 29.36 lakh for the top-spec model (all prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai). The 3rd generation of the Superb is built on Volkswagen’s popular MQB platform and comes with some extensive design and cosmetic updates along with an array of ... Read More »

Tata Renames Zica Hatchback as Tata Tiago

It has been confirmed that the Tata Zica will globally arrive bearing the Tata Tiago moniker. Tata Motors has already started promoting the new name through its social media channels. The company took the decision to rename the Zica as it was uncomfortably similar to the ‘Zika’ virus that continues to spread across the world. In order to show empathy ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Limited Edition Launched in India; Prices Start at 48.6 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz India today launched a new limited edition of the E-Class, tagged ‘Edition E’, which has been priced from 48.6 lakh to 60.1 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new Edition E will also be available in 3 variants – E200, E250 and E350 CDI. While the E200 petrol is priced at 48.6 lakh, the diesel powered E250 and E350 CDI have ... Read More »