Author Archives: Aravind Jayachandran

Aravind

Aravind Jayachandran
I'm a huge petrolhead, an automobile engineer, a massive fan of Ferrari, and loves collecting die-cast models for inspiration.

Mini Cooper S with JCW Tuning Kit 2017 featured image Review

Mini Cooper S with JCW Tuning Kit 2017 – Review

I like hot performance-oriented hatchbacks better than most sports cars, at least in the Indian context. In general, they are compact, light, relatively more practical, less expensive, and easy on the credit card at a petrol station. However, the point

Maruti Ignis (Suzuki Ignis) side pickup

How about a Maruti Ignis (Suzuki Ignis) pickup?

The newest addition to our series of creative, imaginary renderings of popular models is a Maruti Ignis with the rear cabin replaced with a pick-up bed. Eagle-eyed car enthusiasts will be able to tell that it draws inspiration from the Mini Paceman Adventure

LHD Renault Kwid spied testing in Iran

LHD Renault Kwid spied testing in Iran

Local car enthusiasts have snapped an undisguised Renault Kwid testing on a highway in Tehran. Unlike the example spotted in October 2016, the Kwid here seems an LHD. It also appears identical to the Kwid sold in South America. This is confirmed by the

VW T-Cross (Polo SUV) Rear Rendered

VW T-Cross (VW Polo-based SUV) rear rendered

AutoBild has rendered the rear-end of the VW T-Cross (the SUV equivalent of the VW Polo), based on the T-Cross Breeze concept. It will be VW’s least expensive SUV offering when launched in late 2018. Prices are estimated to start from EUR 18,000.

Renault Kwid Brazilian spec front three quarter angle

Renault Kwid gets 7,000 bookings in Brazil – Report

According to Motor1, Renault Brazil has received an overwhelming 7,000 bookings for the locally-produced Renault Kwid. Deliveries are expected to commence between August and September. Priced between BRL 29,990 – BRL 39,990, the Kwid available in three

Dual tone red and black VW Polo rear quarter spotted on test in Pune

Dual tone red & black VW Polo spotted on test in Pune

Spy photos of a dual-tone red and black VW Polo on the streets of Pune have emerged online, courtesy of Team-BHP member AutoSpy. The combination looks similar to the limited edition VW Polo GT Sport launched in April 25, although unique to this example

Tata Nexon spotted with Tigor-esque alloy wheels

Tata Nexon spotted with Tigor-esque alloy wheels

Team-BHP member Autospy has posted a spyshot of a Tata Nexon test mule with alloy wheels that look similar to the top-end Tata Tigor XZ (O) 15-inch 5-spoke diamond cut set. It’s likely to be offered on mid-tier variants of the Nexon. The base model

2018 Audi A8 (4th gen) rear three quarter unveiled

New 2018 Audi A8 coming to India next year – Report

Citing close industry sources, Financial Chronicle reports that the 2018 Audi A8 will come to India next year. The latest iteration of Audi’s luxury limo world premiered at the Audi Summit 2017 this week. Similar to rivals, Audi India is likely