Seshan Vijayraghvan is among those who chose to be an automotive journalist just for the pleasure of getting their hands on all the awesome 4-wheeled and 2-wheeled machines that comes their way. A writer by day and a reader by night, this South-Indian Mumbaikars love for cars and bikes is as strong as his beloved filter coffee. Essentially a true blue Bullet aficionado, his current desire is to procure a mint-condition Premier Padmini and stock his garage with one model of every Royal Enfield motorcycle out there.
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A leaked document claims that the upcoming Kia will come four different powertrain choices, and 5 different transmission options. Furthermore, the SUV will come in both Tech-Line and GT-Line trims with multiple variant options.
Spy photos of the upcoming KTM 250 Adventure have yet again surfaced online, and this time around the prototype motorcycle was spotted with touring accessories.
The new Ford Freestyle Flair Edition is based on the top-spec Titanium+ variant of the regular model. Offered in both petrol and diesel options. Compared to the regular top-spec Freestyle, the new Flair Edition is Rs. 30,000 more expensive.
Tata Motors has announced the launch of its new tipper truck - Tata Signa 4825.TK in India. It's the country's first 47.5-tonne multi-axle tipper truck and it will largely be used for surface transport of coal and construction aggregates.
The Honda Amaze model has been in the market since 2013 and is currently the company best-selling car. Honda sold 2.6 lakh units of the first-gen model until March 2018, and between May 2018 till now, it has sold 1.4 lakh units of the second-gen Amaze sedan.
Yamaha Motor India has silently increased the price of its 155 cc naked streetfighter motorcycle, the Yamaha MT-15 by Rs. 1,000, across all variants.
According to the data recently shared by automotive insights and analytics provider, JATO Dynamics India, Korean and French carmakers, namely Kia Motors and Renault witnessed an increase in their market share in July 2020.
Kia Motors Corporation has released images of the 2020 Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan, revealing its updated design and styling.
Ford India today launched a new special edition Freestyle for the festive season. Christened the Ford Freestyle Flair Edition, the new model will be offered in both petrol and diesel option, priced 7.69 lakh and Rs. 8.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively.
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has reported receiving over 86 million FASTag transactions under the National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC) programme, in the month of July 2020.
Under the BS6 regime, the 2020 Volkswagen Vento sedan, which now comes with a new 1.0 litre TSI petrol engine that promises to be both fun and frugal. We spent to day with the car to find out if there is any truth to that.
The long-anticipated Honda Jazz BS6 premium hatchback is all set to be launched in India this month. Along with a BS6 compliant engine, the 2020 Honda Jazz will also come with a few updates, and here's everything we know about the car.
New spy photos of the Kia Sonet have surfaced online, and while we know that the SUV has already been unveiled, these new ones are special. The Kia Sonet in these photos come in a special orange exterior colour, which is not listed on the company's website among its official colours. It's possible this could be a one-off, or a special colour will b...
The Hyundai Creta, currently the country's best-selling SUV, has crossed the 5 lakh sales unit mark in India. Hyundai India launched the compact SUV in July 2015, which means in the last five years the South Korean carmaker has sold an average of one lakh Creta SUVs every year.
While Kia Motors India is yet to officially open bookings for the upcoming Sonet subcompact SUV, select dealers across Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Delhi are accepting pre-orders for a token of up to Rs. 25,000.
A prototype model of the MG ZS petrol SUV was recently spotted testing in India. The SUV made its India debut at the 2020 Auto Expo, and is the regular Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) version of the all-electric MG ZS EV.
Ford India has recently increased the price of its flagship model, the Endeavour. The full-size SUV has received an upward revision in the range of Rs. 44,000 to Rs. 1.20 lakh, and now the BS6 Ford Endeavour is priced from Rs. 29.99 lakh to Rs. 34.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Kia Sonet will get two trim options - GT Line and Tech Line, with the former featuring sportier exterior styling, all-black interior and few other exclusive features.
The all-new Kia Sonet has made its global debut today, in India, and we have all the highlights from the event here. The Sonet is the newest entrant in the sub-4 metre SUV space, and the third model to come out of Kia Motors India's stable.
Out of the ten best-selling cars in July 2020, seven came from Maruti Suzuki India, two came from Hyundai India, and one was from Kia Motors India. As per JATO India, these ten models accounted for more than half of passenger vehicle sales in July.
Set to be sold in limited numbers, the new Toyota Fortuner TRD edition will be offered in two variants 4x2 diesel automatic and 4x4 diesel automatic, the new Fortuner TRD limited edition model is priced at Rs. 34.98 lakh and Rs.36.88 lakh respectively
The Kia Sonet subcompact SUV will make its global debut in India, on August 7, 2020. The SUV will be launched in early September, and here's everything else we know about the upcoming subcompact SUV.
It's been three years since the third-gen BMW X3 entered the market, so this is probably the right time for the Bavarian carmaker to bring in a mid-life facelift. The updates will largely be cosmetic and we expect a late 2021 debut.
Although visually the 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol remains similar to the previous model, in addition to the new petrol engine, the 2020 model also comes with few notable updates, which are mentioned below.
The much-awaited 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol crossover is all set to be launched in India today, and we'll be bringing you all the live updates here.
In 2019 Toyota launched the Glanza premium hatchback which was a rebadged Maruti Suzuki's Baleno. Now, it's gearing up to launch the next cross-badged product, the Vitara Brezza-based Toyota Urban Cruiser this festive season,
We already know a fair bit about the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol, including the fact that it will see no visual update compared to the diesel model. However, the one major factor that still remains unknown is the price of the crossover, and here's what we expect with regards to its pricing.
Yamaha Motor India has silently increased the price of its popular 155 cc full faired motorcycle, the Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 BS6 by Rs. 2100. The BS6 compliant model was launched in India back in December 2020, at a starting price of Rs. 1.45 lakh, going up to Rs. 1.47 lakh, however, after the recent price revision, the motorcycle is now priced from R...
Recent media reports suggest that Tata Motors is transferring its passenger vehicle business to a wholly-owned subsidiary and plans to sell up to 49 per cent stake in the PV business to a foreign company. However, Tata has told carandbike that the reports are baseless and without any merit.