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Merecedes Benz S Class Transmission

OVERVIEW ; It’s no secret that for German premium carmaker Mercedes-Benz, the S-Class sedans have had a very special place. The model series has represented the company’s largest and most-prestigious segment throughout its history and can trace its heritage to early 50s. The Mercedes S-Class classification was officially introduced in 1972 with the W116 which […]

Merecedes Benz AMG GLA45 Performance

OVERVIEW ; The description of the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG, as seen on the bumf, says SUV. On Mercedes India’s own webpage, they have listed it under their ‘off-roader’ line up. We have heard others describe it as an “entry-level AMG” or “just another fancy looking Merc”. But nobody refers to it as a practical, […]

Hyundai i10 Price & Transmission

OVERVIEW ; Hyundai’s entry level B segment hatchback i10 made its debut in Indian market back in 2007. Launched in petrol version initially, the company soon added an LPG variant to the line-up. Under the hood it gets a 1.1 litre, four cylinder petrol engine that powers the entire range. Transmission duties are handled by […]

Volkswagen Polo GT Performance

OVERVIEW ; Volkswagen recently launched the new Polo, which we reviewed in our last issue and were quite impressed with the improvements made to it. Now it was only a matter of time that the GT versions came out wearing the new changes. We were invited by the company to drive the petrol and diesel […]

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS Price & Performance

QVERVVIEW ; The Baleno RS has arrived as a landmark offering for Maruti Suzuki since it is also a debut of the brand’s first turbocharged petrol motor – a 1-litre, three cylinder unit which shows a lot of promise. For a brand so deeply rooted in diesel power and efficiency, this is a big deal. […]

Mahindra Scorpio Engine & Transmission

OVERVIEW ; In 1998 Tata launched India’s 1st Indigenous SUV the Tata Safari. Mahindra was not a brand to settle and for a viewing seat. So in 2002 Mahindra launched the 2nd indigenous SUV in India called the Scorpio. This car was more focussed on style than hardcore SUV capabilities. Mahindra Scorpio has developed a […]

Tata Zest Facelift Review

OVERVIEW ; The past few years haven’t been good to Tata Motors’ passenger car division. It has had a few good products, but there always was something that didn’t sit right. Of course, there were even more things that were brilliant about the products, but desirability, one of the most important things in an economy […]

Renault Captur Features & Specifications

OVERVIEW ; The Duster has been a smash hit for Renault in India, bringing many new buyers to a brand not very popular until then. The Kwid further established the French carmaker’s credibility and now, Renault hopes to repeat the success with the Captur, a premium SUV with strong crossover DNA.The Captur shares the engine, […]

Maruti Suzuki Celerio Facelift First Drive

OVERVIEW Maruti’s small cars are always much-awaited and come pre-loaded with market-shaking potential. It is, however, true that after the Swift, there hasn’t been a hatchback from Maruti-Suzuki that has really rocked the passenger car market. But, the next small car from Maruti – the Celerio, due out at the Auto Expo next week, looks […]

Volkswagen Ameo Engine & Safety Features

OVERVIEW ; If you are out looking for a practical compact sedan, there’s a new entry heading your way from the land of the hyper speed autobahns and beer gardens or ‘Biergarten’, as the locals would say. The Volkswagen Ameo, which will be delivered to customers starting next month, is the long overdue result of […]