Category Archives: Autocar


Skoda Rapid TSI automatic launched at Rs 9.49 lakh

The Skoda Rapid received a new lease of life earlier this year with the entry of the 1.0-litre TSI engine, and now, the Rapid lineup has grown with the addition of an automatic gearbox. The Skoda Rapid TSI automatic has been launched, with prices ranging from Rs 9.49-13.29 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Skoda Rapid automatic range...Read More

KTM, Husqvarna to expand India line-up

KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles are all set to launch new products in the Indian market, in the month of October.  KTM 250 Adventure looks similar to 390 Adventure  Husqvarna 401 is based on the KTM 390 Duke platform  KTM RC 125 and RC 200 to get new colours  KTM 250 Adventure to be launched in...Read More

Next-gen Kia Carnival India launch not on the cards for now

The third-gen Kia Carnival was launched in India at the Auto Expo earlier this year. However, just a few months later, in June, the Korean automaker took the covers off the fourth-gen Carnival for international markets. While many would have hoped to see it in India, the company’s top brass has now clarified that the...Read More

Ford Endeavour Sport teased ahead of September 22 launch

The Ford Endeavour Sport has just officially been teased by the carmaker. The Endeavour Sport will be a new blacked-out variant of the SUV that is slated to launch in India on September 22. It will feature a new grille and gloss black accents on the exterior. Interiors and equipment on offer are expected to...Read More

New Mahindra Thar: Your questions answered

The second-generation Mahindra Thar has been one of the most anticipated cars of the year and is slated to launch on October 2. In a recent interaction with Autocar India, Mahindra’s chief of global product development, automotive division, R Velusamy, along with CEO, automotive division, Veejay Nakra, shed some light on the development of the...Read More

Royal Enfield hikes prices of its entire line-up

Royal Enfield has increased prices of its entire range in India. This includes the Classic 350, Bullet 350, Himalayan, Interceptor 650, and Continental GT 650. The price hike ranges between Rs 1,800 and Rs 2,800 Royal Enfield Himalayan now nears the Rs 2 lakh mark The most affordable RE now costs Rs 1.27 lakh This...Read More

Mahindra kicks off road safety campaign with multi-city drive

Mahindra, in an effort to further the cause of road safety, recently kicked off its ‘Safer Drives Safer Lives’ campaign, in association with the SaveLIFE Foundation, an independent, non-governmental organisation. The home-grown automaker organised special drives in the cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai to highlight the best driving practices, as well as the importance...Read More

Suzuki Swace estate revealed

The Suzuki Swace has been revealed, an estate car based on the Toyota Corolla Touring Sports. The Swace is Suzuki’s second model to come out of the global strategic alliance with Toyota.  Suzuki Swace is a rebadged Toyota Corolla Touring Sports Makes use of a 1.8-litre hybrid powertrain that’s capable of electric-only running European launch in...Read More

Skoda Rapid automatic price to undercut rivals

The Skoda Rapid automatic launch is set for tomorrow, and it looks like the Czech brand will once again deliver a shock starting price. Read on to know more. Rapid auto could get a starting price less than Rs 10 lakh (on road) Will likely become the most affordable automatic mid-size sedan Powered by a...Read More

Nissan Z Proto revealed, previews 370Z successor

Nissan Z Proto sportscar concept showcased with retro styling. Design references past Z cars like 240Z, 300ZX and 350Z Nismo. Will get a 3.0-litre, twin-turbo V6 mated to a manual gearbox. The Nissan Z Proto has just been revealed, and previews the long-awaited replacement for the Nissan 370Z sportscar. The Z Proto is a concept...Read More

Customer demand, not legislation, to drive EV growth

With faster-than-expected rise in global temperatures and climate change quickly shaping up to become the world’s greatest threats, the automotive industry has been called out for a swift reduction in carbon emissions. Since electric vehicles (EVs) provide a gateway to a sustainable future, there have been deliberations the world over, and in India, for mandating...Read More

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