Category Archives: Autocar

Confirmed: Honda to launch Royal Enfield rival on September 30

Earlier this week, Honda revealed that it will launch a brand-new motorcycle in India on September 30. Today, the manufacturer shared with us the exhaust note of this upcoming motorcycle in a rather unique way. Upcoming 300cc-plus Honda motorcycle to rival Royal Enfield  Will be a brand-new motorcycle for India To launch on September 30...Read More

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro to launch on September 22

Ducati’s Scrambler 1100 Pro is expected to go on sale in India on September 22. While the company has made no mention of it, both, the Pro and Sport Pro versions are expected to arrive. The Scrambler 1100 features a host of electronics 1,079cc engine makes 86hp and 88Nm Sport Pro variant gets Öhlins suspension...Read More

Kia Sonet launched at Rs 6.71 lakh

The Kia Sonet has been launched in India with introductory prices starting at Rs 6.71 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The compact SUV has garnered much attention since its debut in concept form at the 2020 Auto Expo, and more recently, when Kia unveiled the production-spec Sonet. Prices for the petrol-powered Sonet range from Rs 6.71-11.99 lakh...Read More

Redesigned Mahindra Roxor revealed

The new 2020 Mahindra Roxor is all set to see a market launch in the United States soon. We’ve been bringing you updates on the Roxor since a few months and today, we have the first full picture of the updated off-roader ahead of its market introduction. Refreshed Roxor gets unique front styling Changes to...Read More

Best bikes in India: Top 5 under Rs 1.5 lakh

The Indian two-wheeler space has changed quite drastically over the last couple of years. First, there was the introduction of the mandatory ABS norm, then came the hike in the third-party insurance costs and a few months ago, the transition to BS6. As a result, the price of nearly every IC-engined two-wheeler in our market...Read More

Skoda Octavia with 48V mild-hybrid tech revealed

The 4th gen Skoda Octavia line-up has gained new mild-hybrid engine options in international markets. This makes the Octavia the first Skoda to get both, mild-hybrid and strong-hybrid powertrain options. Skoda Octavia e-TEC gets a 48V mild-hybrid system 110hp, 1.0-litre and 150hp, 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engines get the setup India-bound 4th gen Octavia to get 190hp, 2.0-litre...Read More

Skoda used car business to be launched in India

Following the Skoda Rapid Auto launch, Zac Hollis – director, Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India said the company will “enter the used car business in the coming few weeks” at a round-table discussion with the media.  Will offer certified used Skodas. Trade-ins will be multi brand. India 2.0 plans on track for 2021....Read More

BMW R18 to launch on September 19

The BMW R18 cruiser will launch in India this week. BMW Motorrad India began accepting bookings for the R18 cruiser back in April (for Rs 1 lakh), and over the last month has made its way to dealerships across the country. A dealer we spoke to said the price is expected to be revealed on...Read More

MG Hector dual tone launch imminent

The MG Hector is set to see the introduction of new dual-tone paint options soon. The option will be available on the fully-loaded Sharp trim only and bookings are currently open. ·        Dual-tone variant expected to cost Rs 20,000 over regular Hector Sharp ·        Available with Candy White and Glaze Red paint shades What are...Read More

Ferrari Portofino M revealed

The Ferrari Portofino – the brand’s most affordable model – has been upgraded with the introduction of a more powerful, re-engineered M variant. The 3.9-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 engine now makes 620hp. It also gets a new 8-speed, twin-clutch automatic gearbox. Ferrari has not yet announced plans for an India launch. What is the Ferrari Portofino...Read More

High demand for Kia Sonet GTX+ automatic

The Kia Sonet is the Korean brand’s most highly anticipated launch in India this year, with prices set to be announced tomorrow and bookings well under way. Kia dealers are promising deliveries of the compact SUV as early as September 20 in most locations, depending on the availability of the variant in question. Sonet deliveries...Read More

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