Tag Archives: 2009

Force India to put Karun Chandok and Neel Jani in simulator

Reports in the media insist Force India will put two Indians - Chandok and Jani - in a Formula 1 simulator to assess their driving skill in the coming weeks. It isn't Chandhok's first encounter in F1. He briefly tested for Red Bull two years ago. The

Spied – Ferrari F450 with new diffuser

Now that the production of the F430 is over, Ferrari can fully focus on the replacement car, the Ferrari F450, which is expected to debut this fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The newest set of shots confirms the presence of a diffuser. The Ferrari

Audi Q5 launch on June 4th

The Audi Q5 SUV will be launched in India on the 4th of June. Pricing is expected to start at 38 lakh till 45 lakh rupees for the roof model. Interestingly, the Fiat Grande Punto will also be launched the same day!

No kidding – Honda Jazz is COTY 2009 in Greece

The Greek gods should have been pleased that day. They came upon the judges, who were made to bestow the COTY award on the Jazz. The Jazz was chosen to be "the one" by gods Apollo and Zeus. Or was it? It might sound all fun and games, but the truth

A different looking Hyundai Santro by December 09

Supposed to be replaced by the i10, the Hyundai Santro has not only lived to talk about it, but is also set to undergo a cosmetic surgery by the year end. The changes are purely cosmetic and no announcements on the diesel engine yet.

India gets four new Hyundais in the next two years

An official statement from Hyundai’s headquarters reads two new Hyundai cars will be launched during the next couple of years. Hyundai has also confirmed the diesel i20 for launch this year; Santa Fe, Tucson, i30, Accent LPG and new Sonata are among

BMW not ready to bring Mini to India in 2009

BMW says it would not be possible to sell the Mini brand of cars in India in BMW dealerships. It anticipates to sell 100 cars a year, but the investment needed to set up dedicated shops isn’t going to come till the end of this year. Read More–

IAB Special- Nine new cars we look forward to in 2009

Car manufacturers in India are reeling in the wake of the economic crisis, but none of them intend to give it up anytime soon. Every car maker has its own strategy to deal with poor sales numbers which according to Auto experts continue till the end

2009 Tata Indigo- Quick recap and what to expect

While the buzz has started to create ahead of the launch of 2009 Tata Indigo, IAB has always been the first to get you the latest happenings about the Tata Indigo right from the spy shots to the engine spec and design.

Eye Candy- 2009 Mercedes Benz Golf Awards

What we've got here, we believe, no one else has. Ritesh Madhok, a talented photographer has sent Indian Autos Blog a handful of pictures from the Award function which was conducted in Mumbai, same day last week. The Mercedes Benz Golf Awards was a

Facelifted Mahindra Scorpio photographed

The facelifted Mahindra Scorpio has been photographed without any camouflage. The changes are purely cosmetic and the biggest change and a surprising move is the 2.6 CRDe engine will be no longer produced and the mHawk engine will be the lone motor across