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Datsun redi-GO 1.0 AMT Review

Since its launch in June 2016, the Datsun Redi-GO has been the primary sales driver for Nissan in India. However, its chief rivals Maruti Alto and Renault Kwid still lead in terms of sales by a considerable margin. In order to capture a bigger share

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Tata Tigor Petrol – Long Term Review

Launched in April 2017, the Tata Tigor caught everyone’s eye mainly thanks to appearance. In a market full of compact sedans that are more or less hatchbacks with a boot slapped on, the Tigor came across as a properly stylish offering. Our time

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Datsun redi-GO 1.0L MT review

Datsun launched the Datsun redi-GO 1.0L AMT in India recently. Before sharing our review of the that, we thought it was worth revisiting the Datsun redi-GO 1.0L MT. Here’s our second take on the manual transmission-equipped budget hatchback. Design

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2018 Maruti Swift test drive review

Overview Over the course of its almost 13-year tenure, or rather reign; the two generations of the Maruti Swift have cumulatively clocked 1.7 million units in the Indian market. The Maruti Swift introduced Indian car buyers to a fun to drive, sporty hatchback.

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2018 Audi Q5 test drive review

Overview The second generation Audi Q5 broke cover in September 2016 and more than a year after its world premiere, the SUV has arrived in the Indian market. The Q5 has been a strong performer for the German marquee clocking over 1.6 million unit sales

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2017 Volvo XC60 Review

Overview The Volvo XC60 has been the star of the Swedish car maker’s lineup since it first arrived in 2008. So far, the SUV has sold more than 1 million units worldwide and the XC60 represents around 30% of Volvo’s total global sales. It has also

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Skoda Octavia RS review

Overview The Skoda Octavia RS (called vRS in the UK because Ford threw a fit over Skoda using ‘RS’ tag) moniker is not new to India. Both generations of the Octavia sold here (second generation sold as Skoda Laura) got RS versions, but they left enthusiasts

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Skoda Kodiaq review

Overview The  Skoda Yeti arrived in India in November 2010 on the back of a successful award-winning early stint in Europe. Critics raved about the Yeti’s capabilities and the Skoda’s first SUV went on sale amid positive feedback from the media.

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2017 Maruti S-Cross test drive review

Overview Maruti launched the S-Cross back in August 2015. The crossover was a significant launch for the company as it did not just become their flagship product but also kick-started the Nexa sales channel. Despite being a rather likeable product, the

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Renault Captur test drive review

Overview As it stands, Renault is the seventh largest car maker in India in terms of sales, a feat it has managed to achieve with just three models in its portfolio. However, not one to rest on its laurels, the company is gearing up to expand its share

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Tata Tiago AMT Review

Overview Tata Motors believes AMT will play a key role in the company’s growth over the coming years. It launched the Tiago AMT in March to this effect. The company claims 15 percent of all bookings made have so far been for the AMT variant and the

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Hyundai Verna 2017 Review

What is it? This is the fifth generation of Hyundai’s C2 segment sedan and their answer to segment favourites Maruti Ciaz and Honda City. Armed with a new platform, added features, the new Verna has its work cut out as Hyundai aims to bring back sedan

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Tata Nexon Review

The stellar growth of the SUV segment in India has prompted most major manufacturers to include such products in their lineup. Of all the SUVs sold in India, compact SUVs account for around 39% of the total number. So, naturally, Tata Motors wants a share

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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

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Datsun redi-GO 1.0 Review

Overview This here is the Datsun Redi-GO 1.0 armed with a 999 cc i-SAT three-cylinder petrol engine. Since its launch more than a year ago in June, the Datsun Redi-GO has been the primary sales driver for Nissan in India. That said, it still lags behind