Gavin D'Souza

Gavin D'Souza is the Assistant Editor of the Autocar India magazine.

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Rolls-Royce Black Badge: The lady wears black 

Rolls-Royce Black Badge: The lady wears black

Rolls-Royce is slowly but surely adapting to change, and has launched a racy sub-brand to show it.
Tuesday 20 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet review, test drive 

2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet review, test drive

Updated convertible not only gets all the cosmetic and tech upgrades of the sedan, but also its smaller petrol engine.
Monday 19 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Compact luxury saloons
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2017 Isuzu MU-X video review

We drive the new Isuzu MU-X in India; it rivals the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, the Ford Endeavour and the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.
Saturday 17 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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2017 Range Rover Evoque 2.0 diesel review, test drive 

2017 Range Rover Evoque 2.0 diesel review, test drive

Another year, another Evoque update, this time with the new 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel motor.
Tuesday 13 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury SUVs
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2017 Isuzu MU-X vs Ford Endeavour comparison 

2017 Isuzu MU-X vs Ford Endeavour comparison

So the tough-as-nails MU-X is priced really well. But can this budget behemoth also go toe to toe with the best?
Tuesday 6 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India review, test drive 

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India review, test drive

VW’s second ever SUV in India is a posh but pricey affair. But, in this capably populated price range, should you consider one?
Monday 5 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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2015 Maruti Baleno long term review, final report  

2015 Maruti Baleno long term review, final report

The Baleno’s unassuming nature masks its brilliance, and that’s exactly what made it the perfect long-termer for one staffer.
Monday 5 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E 220d video review

The E 220d is the new entry-level diesel E-class and is also the model that debuts Mercedes-Benz's new 2.0-litre diesel engine in India.
Saturday 3 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E 220d review, test drive 

2017 Mercedes-Benz E 220d review, test drive

Far more affordable diesel E-class debuts Mercedes’ new 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine in India.
Friday 2 June 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire video review

Bigger, lighter and better, the new Dzire is more grown up than before. We find out if it has what it takes to stay at the top of the segment.
Thursday 25 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Entry level saloons
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2017 Toyota Innova Touring Sport first look video

Toyota has expanded its Innova line-up with the launch of the new Touring Sport. We take a closer look at the new MPV.
Monday 15 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
MPV/MUVs
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2017 Isuzu MU-X review, test drive 

2017 Isuzu MU-X review, test drive

Could Isuzu finally have a credible rival to the Fortuner and Endeavour with its long overdue MU-X SUV?
Friday 12 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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Mini Cooper S vs Volkswagen Polo GTI video comparison

VW has brought one of the most revered badges in hot hatch history to India - 'GTI'. We pit it against its iconic rival, the Mini Cooper S.
Monday 8 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Import hatchbacks
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Driving the Lamborghini Huracan Spyder up Nandi Hills 

Driving the Lamborghini Huracan Spyder up Nandi Hills

We take an Italian bull to visit our very own Indian bull at Nandi Hills. And, in the bargain, we go for a great drive on a really great road.
Friday 5 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Super cars
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2017 BMW 740Li review, test drive 

2017 BMW 740Li review, test drive

New 3.0-litre, turbo-petrol straight-six is a great option if you don’t want the big V8 or a diesel.
Tuesday 2 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Mini Clubman video review

Is a longer Mini worth the stretch? We drive the Clubman to find out.
Tuesday 2 May 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Import hatchbacks
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Maruti Baleno RS vs Abarth Punto vs Polo GT TSI comparison 

Maruti Baleno RS vs Abarth Punto vs Polo GT TSI comparison

Three practical hatchbacks with added turbo thrills and yet a reasonable price? Could we finally be getting into proper hot hatch territory?
Friday 28 April 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Volvo S60 Polestar review, track drive 

2017 Volvo S60 Polestar review, track drive

The carmaker most famous for safety has launched a 367hp sports sedan. A drive at Kari Motor Speedway tells us what it’s like.
Friday 14 April 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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New Audi A4 35TDI vs Mercedes C250d vs BMW 320d comparison 

New Audi A4 35TDI vs Mercedes C250d vs BMW 320d comparison

The petrol A4 didn’t quite cut it in the engine department, but the diesel version holds a lot more promise. We put it to the test against
Friday 14 April 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury Saloons
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Lexus India range first look video

Lexus is finally in India. We take a closer look at the ES300h sedan, RX450h SUV and the range topping LX450d.
Thursday 6 April 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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Issue: 215 | Autocar India: July 2017

We’ve exclusively driven the third-gen Maruti Swift, compared the Dzire with all its compact sedan rivals, and tested the all-new Volvo XC60. That and lots more in the July 2017 issue!
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