Tag Archives: 2018

Slew of new car launches, high fuel prices: Used cars sold 4 lakh units more than new in 2018

In value terms, the used-car market clocked almost two-thirds the business recorded for new cars last year — Rs 1.4 lakh crore for used cars versus Rs 2.2 lakh crore for new. (Representational) MARKING A trend that appears to be gaining strength, India’s used-car market saw the sale of 40 lakh vehicles in 2018 to overtake the volumes for new ... Read More »

2018 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 REVIEW – SIMPLY, BEAUTIFULLY SWEDISH

The Vitpilen – Swedish for ‘white arrow’ – comes in two flavours, the LAMS-approved 401, and big-cheese 701. They both lean on sister builder KTM for engines, with the former using the Duke 390 and the latter the Duke 690 mill. This surely helped expedite development and the three years between concept and production have been spent dialling in the ... Read More »

THE OVERDRIVE CAR REVIEWS YOU READ THE MOST IN 2018

e’re nearing the end of another year and we are certain that this was an eventful time for all of you. It certainly was for us at OVERDRIVE. In 2018 we drove everything from the segment-redefining Hyundai Santro to manic exotics like the Porsche 911 GT2 RS. Along the way we’ve also had our share of the current poster boys of the car world, ... Read More »

2018 Honda CR-V Road Test

Introduction Carmakers in India tend to exploit the phrase ‘all-new’ but when it comes to the latest iteration of the Honda CR-V, it is appropriate. This 2018 model is the biggest generation change yet for the SUV, and it’s a stronger proposition than ever as a result. The CR-V, in fact, now has a completely new look inside-out, a new ... Read More »

Top five B-segment cars on CarWale in 2018

The fast-changing Indian automotive industry has recently witnessed strong positive growth in the B-Segment. By this, we mean that Indian customers have started opting for the feature loaded and spacious hatchbacks over the entry-level small cars from the A-segment. Popular models from the A-segment, like the – Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Renault Kwid and the Datsun Redi-Go will continue to ... Read More »

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Diesel First Drive Review

What is it? The Ertiga has been yet another success story for Maruti Suzuki. In the six years of its existence, Maruti has sold over four lakh units of the Ertiga, thereby making it one of the most popular MPVs along with the mighty Toyota Innova. We just reviewed the petrol version (click here to read the review) of the ... Read More »

2018 Mahindra Alturas G4 First Drive Review

What is it? Why would I buy it? Macho exterior, great interior fit and finish, spacious cabin and powerful diesel engine Why would I avoid it? Bumpy ride quality, uncomfortable third-row seating The car you see in the pictures is the new Mahindra Alturas G4 which is basically a rebadged version of the second generation SsangYong Rexton that made its ... Read More »

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Diesel First Drive Review

What is it? The Ertiga has been yet another success story for Maruti Suzuki. In the six years of its existence, Maruti has sold over four lakh units of the Ertiga, thereby making it one of the most popular MPVs along with the mighty Toyota Innova. We just reviewed the petrol version (click here to read the review) of the ... 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 »

2018 Honda CR-V launched: What else can you buy?

The all-new Honda CR-V is here and with the seven-seats and the long feature list, it also carries a hefty price tag. Starting at over Rs 28 lakhs ex-showroom India for the petrol 2WD, the diesel 2WD is offered at Rs 30.65 lakhs while the diesel AWD will set you back by Rs 32.75 lakhs. For an on-road price over RS 30 ... Read More »