Gavin D'Souza

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

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Recent articles by Gavin D'Souza

2016 BMW 330i GT review, test drive 

2016 BMW 330i GT review, test drive

The revered ‘330i’ badge is back, but it now points to a very different engine, and is attached to a car you least expected.
Wednesday 4 January 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Premium Luxury Saloons
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2017 Skoda Kodiaq review, test drive 

2017 Skoda Kodiaq review, test drive

SUVs are the order of the day, and with this premium, seven-seat flagship, the Czech brand is ready to make a big impact in India.
Sunday 4 December 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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Maruti Baleno long term review, third report 

Maruti Baleno long term review, third report

Who needs diesel when you have a ridiculously frugal petrol engine in a super-light car?
Monday 17 October 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Premium hatchbacks
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Audi RS7 Sportback Performance video review

Remember when 500hp was the glorious high water-mark for performance cars? Well, that was the past and Audi is prepping us for the next generation
Friday 14 October 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury sports cars
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Mercedes GLC300 vs Land Rover Discovery Sport petrol comparison 

Mercedes GLC300 vs Land Rover Discovery Sport petrol comparison

The GLC petrol finally has a rival in the Discovery Sport Si4. But which one's the better pick?
Friday 14 October 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury SUVs
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 India track drive 

2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 India track drive

Could the cheaper, less powerful Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2 really be the pick of the range?
Tuesday 11 October 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Super cars
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Audi RS7 Sportback Performance review, test drive 

Audi RS7 Sportback Performance review, test drive

Remember when 500hp was the glorious high-water mark for performance cars? Well, that was the past, and Audi is prepping us for the next
Monday 10 October 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury sports cars
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2016 Volkswagen Ameo diesel review, test drive 

2016 Volkswagen Ameo diesel review, test drive

As promised, VW’s made-for-India compact sedan now gets a diesel engine. And what a difference it has made.
Wednesday 5 October 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Entry level saloons
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India-bound Skoda Kodiaq: 10 things to know 

India-bound Skoda Kodiaq: 10 things to know

Skoda's first seven-seat SUV breaks cover ahead of Paris debut. India launch in September 2017.
Thursday 1 September 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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Jeep: A different kind of obstacle course 

Jeep: A different kind of obstacle course

Three years later than promised, the iconic American brand enters India with the wrong kind of bang. Makes you wonder, has FCA really got a plan
Thursday 1 September 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Other
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2016 BMW 520i review, test drive 

2016 BMW 520i review, test drive

BMW is reintroducing petrol engines to its core line-up, and following the 320i is a 5-series powered by the same motor – the 520i.
Friday 19 August 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Premium Luxury Saloons
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2016 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross video review

With the V-Cross, Isuzu has decided to offer a fun and purposeful proposition to tickle your adventure bone. We try to push it to its full potential.
Tuesday 16 August 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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BMW 7-series vs Jaguar XJ vs Mercedes-Benz S-class comparison 

BMW 7-series vs Jaguar XJ vs Mercedes-Benz S-class comparison

They're among the most high-end offerings from their respective makers. But which would a high-roller put money on?
Monday 15 August 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Premium Luxury Saloons
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Maruti Vitara Brezza long term review, first report 

Maruti Vitara Brezza long term review, first report

The Brezza is India’s most popular SUV, but I couldn’t seem to warm up to it. Living with it for a long stint was a good way to change
Monday 1 August 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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2016 Honda BR-V review, road test 

2016 Honda BR-V review, road test

After the immense popularity of the Duster and Creta, Honda has brought in its own contender with an ace up its sleeve – a third row of seats.
Tuesday 26 July 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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2016 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross review, test drive 

2016 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross review, test drive

The Japanese UV maker finally brings one of its current-gen products to India, and it’s a fun and unique, albeit super-niche proposition.
Friday 15 July 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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Volkswagen Ameo vs Honda Amaze vs Ford Figo Aspire comparison 

Volkswagen Ameo vs Honda Amaze vs Ford Figo Aspire comparison

The Ameo takes on the Amaze and the Aspire to prove itself at the petrol end of the compact sedan class.
Monday 11 July 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Entry level saloons
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Bentley Bentayga India review, test drive 

Bentley Bentayga India review, test drive

The new Bentayga SUV is large, imposing, powerful, expensive, luxurious and just a little bit ostentatious. Every bit a Bentley, then.
Thursday 30 June 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Premium luxury SUVs
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Porsche 911 Carrera S facelift review, test drive 

Porsche 911 Carrera S facelift review, test drive

Joining the list of controversial changes to the ‘basic’ 911 Carrera over the years is a move to a downsized turbocharged motor. Is
Tuesday 21 June 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Super cars
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Mercedes C 250d vs BMW 320d video comparison

BMW has given the 3-series a new diesel engine while the Mercedes C-class now gets a more powerful diesel variant. We pit the two against each other.
Sunday 12 June 2016 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury Saloons
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Issue: 209 | Autocar India: January 2017

We bring you drives of the Maruti Ignis, the Skoda Kodiaq, the new 5-series and take you on a trip from India to Paris in a Renault Kwid. All that and lots more inside!
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