2020 Skoda Rapid TSI review, test drive

What is it?

The 2020 BS6 Skoda Quick, facelifts notwithstanding, is essentially unchanged since its start way back in 2011. Nevertheless, even though the new car or truck receives no exterior or interior adjustments to discuss of, there is a significant transformation beneath the bonnet. Out goes the ageing 1.six-litre by natural means aspirated petrol, and in will come a fashionable 999cc, a few-cylinder TSI motor. This compact and light, direct-injection turbo-petrol belongs to the EA211 engine loved ones of the VW Group and will ability foreseeable future Skoda and VW compact cars. With the 1.five TDI diesel now discontinued,

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Aston Martin DBX prototype review, test drive

How does just one commence to describe the significance of the Aston Martin DBX? Of course, it is the initial SUV from the legendary model in its 106-year existence, and when it goes on sale below in the second fifty percent of 2020, it will sign up for the ranks of super SUVs like the Lamborghini Urus, Bentley Bentayga and Porsche Cayenne. Of course, the DBX is late to the bash but it will unlock a new and broader purchaser foundation. The British sportscar-maker hopes to offer more than 4,000 DBXs a year and enhance whole Aston product sales previous

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2020 Hyundai Creta diesel-manual review, test drive

What is it?

Right before COVID-19 turned the entire world upside down, the all-new 2020 Hyundai Creta experienced just been released, but we only got the opportunity to travel the remarkable one.4 turbo-petrol variant. The issue is, that was but a single of the 5 powertrain alternatives Hyundai’s midsize SUV is offered with. Now, we’ve managed to get guiding the wheel of the Creta diesel-manual. This is the only motor-gearbox combination of the Creta that’s offered in each and every one trim level – from the foundation E to this completely loaded SX(O) – which tells you that Hyundai

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2020 Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI review, test drive

What is it?

Initially launched in India in 2010, the Volkswagen Polo is much more than a era outdated, but it has been in a continual point out of evolution. About the years, it has been driven by no fewer than eight distinct engines. Having said that, it is the 2020 Volkswagen Polo one. TSI that will get the most accomplished engine nonetheless. 

An Worldwide Engine of the Year award winner, the 999cc direct-injection TSI petrol is both densely packed with technologies and finely engineered to deftly harmony the conflicting necessities of both electric power and fuel overall economy. So

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Ford briefly halts output at 2 factories after workers test positive

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. briefly halted generation at two assembly plants two consecutive days right after employees analyzed optimistic for COVID-19. 

Personnel at the automaker’s Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan, where by the F-150 pickup is assembled, were being despatched household early Wednesday afternoon right after a employee analyzed optimistic for the coronavirus, in accordance to a spokeswoman, despite the fact that the business hoped to restart generation later on Wednesday night. Assembly lines at its Chicago Assembly Plant were being briefly halted Tuesday afternoon and again right away right after two employees there were being identified to have

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2020 BMW 840i Gran Coupe review, test drive

What is it?

With its small-slung sportscar nose, extended, ‘fast’-flowing roof and solid shoulders, the 8 Sequence Gran Coupe is a luxury grand tourer or 4-door GT. A car that goes up against competitors like the Audi A7 and Mercedes-Benz CLS, it is the third design in the reborn 8 Sequence line-up the coupé and the convertible becoming the other two.

But contrary to an everyday sedan or SUV, the 8 Sequence Gran Coupe’s short is not uncomplicated. Part of its extended list of have to-haves is spectacular small-slung looks, luxury, house consolation, and, of study course, thrilling efficiency. In

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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe review, test drive

What is it?

The 2 Collection Gran Coupe is BMW’s most reasonably priced ‘sedan’. A four-doorway, pillar-fewer coupé measuring 4,526mm prolonged and with a Rs 32 lakh believed starting off cost, the 2 Collection will sit comfortably underneath the 3 Collection. It is not just BMW’s most reasonably priced sedan, it’s also 1 which is fundamentally various. Where all BMW sedans use a longitudinally mounted engine and rear-wheel travel (or four-wheel travel), this 1 employs a transversely mounted engine and front-wheel travel. This architecture is additional reasonably priced, area efficient and useful, but is not as fundamentally pleasant when it

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2020 Skoda Karoq India review, test drive

Skoda’s Yeti, you either liked it or you just did not get it. Downright quirky in some destinations, brilliant in other people, and particularly made to stand out from the crowd, the Yeti polarised belief, appropriate down the middle. Me? I just liked it. The nose, with its rally auto-like spot lamp built-in into the bumper, appeared neat I liked the relaxed way in which the Yeti felt at home on damaged roadways, and then there was the actuality that it had a huge affinity for corners. It wasn’t perfectly suited to currently being chauffeur-pushed all-around in, it did not

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2020 Hyundai Creta review, test drive

What is it?

It could not have been straightforward to make the next-generation Hyundai Creta, specially considering the aged a single was at the major of its video game, proper right until the stop of its existence. Really like it or dislike it, there is no two techniques about it, it was nothing at all shorter of a blockbuster.

Very well, the new 2020 Hyundai Creta is here, and its occupation is a ton harder this time. There are some more robust rivals now (a single in particular from Hyundai’s very own backyard), and numerous more just around the corner.

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2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport review; test drive of the BS6 Discovery Sport diesel

When we speak about a facelift, it ordinarily entails new bumpers, new headlamps and tail-lamps, and at occasions, a minimal update in the engine bay. The Discovery Sport’s facelift, however, is different. Launched in India 5 several years ago, Land Rover has now presented the Discovery Sport a a great deal-required, mid-lifestyle nip and tuck, and when it’s referred to as a ‘facelift’, a substantial transform is that they have switched to the new High quality Transverse Architecture – the very same system that underpins the manufacturer-new Range Rover Evoque.

What’s new on the exterior?

At first look, the updates

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2020 Tata Harrier diesel-automatic SUV review, India test drive

What is it? 

The Tata Harrier developed a significant excitement when introduced in excess of a 12 months in the past. Attractively priced, attractively styled and with Land Rover pedigree, the company’s new SUV was a tantalising prospect that landed smack dab in the center of the SUV growth. Even so, Tata Motors couldn’t pretty income in on the enormous curiosity in its flagship product or service and income did not just take off as envisioned. There was no automated possibility readily available and some essential features ended up missing. Also, the Harrier had a handful of rough edges, like

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2020 Mercedes GLC 300d Coupe review, India test drive

What is it?

Just about two months just after the start of the facelifted GLC, we now have the updated Coupe edition far too. Nevertheless, while the before Coupe was marketed as an AMG design only, Mercedes-Benz has now picked to introduce the facelifted car or truck in two frequent designs – a petrol three hundred 4Matic and a diesel 300d 4Matic. 

It’s definitely a nod to the simple fact that, while however a niche segment, SUV-coupes are widening their appeal. Other than, with these designs, Mercedes is greater placed to just take on the BMW X4, which is readily

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2020 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza petrol review, test drive

29th Feb 2020 nine:00 am

Previously a diesel-only product, the Brezza helps make the remarkable change to petrol-only energy. How does that translate on the highway?

What is it?

In an great globe, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza ought to have waltzed into the BS6 emissions era with a new one.5-litre diesel motor in position of the more mature BS4 Fiat-sourced one.3-litre diesel. Nonetheless, issues didn’t go to strategy. Maruti Suzuki’s new in-household one.5 diesel does not meet the most recent emission criteria and this compelled the carmaker to consider the hard choice to withdraw the motor right after

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