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Lotus’s First All-New Car in a Decade Will Be an Electric Hypercar

Colin Chapman’s legacy is legendary, as is that of the marque he founded, Lotus. To call the two influential in the history of motorsports and sports cars is to grossly understate the matter. But, for the past couple decades (or three), small but spirited Lotus has struggled to move that legacy forward in a world of increasingly complex technologies. That’s ... Read More »

2020 Bentley Continental GT convertible first drive review

Launched in 2003, the first-generation Continental GT resuscitated the Bentley brand, proving the legendary British automaker was safe in Volkswagen’s hands. Combining luxury and sportiness, that car lived up to the reputation established by legendary Bentley models like the prewar Speed Six and the 1950s R-Type Continental. It was always going to be a tough act to follow. Bentley launched an extensive update ... Read More »

2019 Mazda3 first drive review

Since 2003, Mazda has sold more than six million examples of the Mazda3. As one of the core models in the company’s lineup, comprising roughly a third of its annual sales, the venerable compact is hugely important to the automaker’s bottom line. With the release of the all-new, fourth generation car, Mazda has focused on the details, seeking to enhance ... 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 »

The Urban EV could be Honda’s first electric car for India

–    It’s got cameras for wing mirrors.  –    Production-ready Honda Urban EV was spotted for the first time in Germany. –    Expected to be launched by the end of next year, India debut in around 2023. Honda took everyone by surprise when it revealed the cutesy Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept ... 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 »

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 »

Vazirani Shul: India’s first hypercar unveiled

India is a global manufacturing hub for automobiles. However, performance-oriented cars have seldom come out from Indian manufacturers. A couple of years ago, DC Design launched the Avanti – India’s first sportscar. Now, Vazirani, an Indian manufacturer, wants to go one step further. Why, the automaker just unveiled India’s first hypercar – the Shul. The Vazirani Shul is still in concept ... Read More »