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2015 Audi Q3 facelift front India

2015 Audi Q3 (facelift) – First Drive Review

Audi India’s best selling ‘Q’ model, the Q3 has just been launched in its facelifted avatar on June 18. The Audi Q3 facelift gets cosmetic and feature changes, but thankfully its mechanicals remain the same as the outgoing car. Here’s our quick

2015 Honda Jazz Petrol V CVT front Review

2015 Honda Jazz Petrol CVT and MT – First Drive Review

The 2015 Honda Jazz will also launch with a petrol engine, paired to manual and CVT gearboxes. Here’s the review of the Jazz petrol. For an in-depth idea of the exterior, interior and other aspects of the new Jazz, do refer our review of the diesel

2015 Honda Jazz Diesel VX MT front fascia Review

2015 Honda Jazz 1.5L Diesel – First Drive Review

Since its international launch in 2001, Honda has sold over 5.5 million units of the Jazz (known as the Fit in certain markets) worldwide. And in 14 years of being on sale, the Jazz has seen two lifecycle changes, the most recent of which was launched

2015 Tata Nano GenX AMT front fascia

2015 Tata GenX Nano Easy Shift (AMT) – Review

The Nano you see in these images is ‘smiling’ for a reason. When it goes on sale this month, not only will it be the most expensive Nano, but also the most feature rich. Tata calls it the GenX Nano Easy Shift, the last two words denoting the 5-speed

2015 Renault Lodgy Press Drive front three quarter

Renault Lodgy RxZ Diesel (110 PS) – First Drive Review

Will be the next defining product from Renault India. It is hard to believe that not very long ago, the MPV segment in India was virtually non-existent. The Toyota Innova introduced Indians to the concept of a large 7-seater Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV),

Hyundai i20 Active Diesel front Review

Hyundai i20 Active – First Drive Review

Hyundai will launch the Elite i20 based pseudo-crossover, the Hyundai i20 Active on March 17, 2015. Here’s what it is like to drive – Exterior: The front fascia of the i20 Active gets new headlight clusters with LED daytime running lights,

2015 VW Jetta TDI facelift front Review

2015 VW Jetta (facelift) – Review

Speaking at the Indian launch of the 2015 VW Jetta (facelift), Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd., said that cars like the Jetta continue to have a dedicated (a small, but dedicated nevertheless)

2015 Hyundai Verna petrol facelift front

Hyundai Verna facelift petrol – First Drive Review

Following is the review of the Hyundai Verna facelift petrol. The exterior, interior, features, ride and handling, brakes and safety sections are identical to the Verna facelift diesel. The Verna facelift petrol is identified on the outside by the VTVT

2015 Hyundai Verna diesel facelift front with lights

Hyundai Verna facelift diesel – First Drive Review

The first generation Verna hardly made a mark in India when it was introduced in 2006. The second generation model though, launched in 2011, put the Korean car maker right at the top of the mid-size sedan segment. Things went smooth for the Verna until

Mercedes CLA 200 CDI front Review

Mercedes CLA Class – Review

Compared to 2013, the gap between Mercedes-Benz India’s and Audi India’s sales have narrowed to a mere 650 units. This, despite the fact that Merc’s entry-level models in India are imported as CBUs, while Audi’s Q3 and A3 Sedan models are assembled

Datsun Go+ front Review

Datsun Go+ Review

Over a half decade ago, a sedan measuring under 4 meters was something new, people thought it couldn’t be done. Then came the sub-4 meter SUV/crossover, and there we thought that’s as much as you can package in that length. Clearly, Nissan thinks

BMW M4 Coupe front three quarters left for India

BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe – First Drive Review

“2014 is the year for BMW M in India”, Mr. Philipp von Sahr, president of BMW India, told reporters earlier this year at the Auto Expo which witnessed the showcase of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe. And what a year it has been for the nearly-half-a-century

Tata Bolt 1.2T tracking front Review

Tata Bolt 1.2T Revotron Petrol – Review

Fact: One-in-two cars sold in India is a hatchback. Reality check: Tata is represented in this segment by way of the slow-selling Nano, the Indica which caters mainly to the taxi market, and the Vista. Compare that to Maruti, which has six hot-selling

Audi Q3 Dynamic Gray front angle Review

Review – Audi Q3 Dynamic with Drive Select

The Audi Q3 shook up the entry-level crossover segment when it launched in 2012, and has continued to drive volumes for the brand. Audi say that the Q3 accounts for most of its ‘Q’ model sales in India, and company sources tell Indian Autos Blog that