The smallest XC’s exterior styling retains the Volvo DNA, with plastic-clad wheel arches that say “crossover” in today’s design language. But a kicked-up beltline and an optional white roof with matching white wheels add some youthful flair. The uplevel T5, with all-wheel drive and a 248-hp turbo four, boasts quick steering and lively acceleration; the front-drive 187-hp T4 arrives by mid-2018. A 9.0-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and active safety tech are all standard. (more…)
Porsche 911 Turbo S
Great eminence does not come from making grand statements. Sometimes a single appearance suffices. For the 911 Turbo, this occurred at the 1974 Paris motor show. This vehicle’s power and presence proved to be a sensation.
In times of an oil crisis and automotive restraint, Porsche showed uncompromising attitude. Based on a systematic approach. With one of the first series-production sports cars to be given a turbocharger. The world held its breath. And does so whenever a new 911 Turbo makes its début. (more…)
Jeep Compass, the American car manufacturer’s most affordable SUV, was launched in India by the end of July 2017. The SUV has instantly emerged as a strong player against other D-segment cars in the country. (more…)
Aston Martin’s DBS Superleggera
Aston Martin press releases are always fun. Because, unlike most manufacturers that use the word “dynamic” for even describing a brick wall in their office, Aston uses a better set of adjectives. Take the release for the DBS Superleggera, for example. It says the power is “prodigious”, the performance is “epic”, and the styling is “individual”. See! (more…)
2018 Porsche Cayenne
Musandam is a very special place. The northernmost part of the Arabian peninsula, part of the Sultanate of Oman, stands in stark contrast to the desert we normally associate with the rest of the region. Here, there are deceptively tall, sandy and barren mountains, home to the hardiest of plant and animal life, the latter of which are predominantly mountain goats, clambering around unfathomably steep slopes. Oh, and there are fjords too, carved out by glaciers millions of year ago. (more…)
Is That Audi A4 Facelift?
This Is The Audi A4 Facelift?
Look at it in isolation and you may not see the differences
Audi has revealed the midlife facelift of the A4. Yes, it is over three-years old now! It’s not like the A4 needed a lot of changes, as they say ‘why fix something that ain’t broken?’. But there are some subtle ones made for the 2019 MY. Here are some side-by-side shots to help you spot them. (more…)
BMW i8 Roadster 2018 Price in India
BMW took the stage at the 2018 Auto Expo with the i3s and i8 Roadster. The Roadster will be officially launched in India and will join the i8 as BMW’s halo product in the country. Based on the i8 Spyder Concept of 2012, the drop-top i8 was first showcased at the 2017 Los Angeles Motor Show. (more…)
Hyundai Santro Price in India
Hyundai has been busy developing an all-new hatchback which will slot in between the entry-level Eon and the Grand i10. It will fill in the void created by the absence of the i10 and is regarded as a spiritual successor to the highly popular Santro. (more…)
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Preview
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has got a tremendous response in the Indian car market with its executive styling and availability of wide range of variants. The Maruti Suzuki will be introducing the first facelift version of the same by mid 2018. The standard features, such as the 1.4 L petrol and 1.3 L diesel engines, would be continued in the facelift version as well. (more…)