Gavin D'Souza

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

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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?
1 day 23 hours ago 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
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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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Lexus RX and ES launched in India 

Lexus RX and ES launched in India

ES sedan priced at Rs 55.27 lakh, RX SUV from Rs 1.07 crore; LX prices yet to be announced
Friday 24 March 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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Maruti Baleno RS video review

The much awaited Maruti Baleno RS is here. Gavin D'Souza tells you what it's like.
Saturday 11 March 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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Maruti Baleno RS launched at Rs 8.69 lakh 

Maruti Baleno RS launched at Rs 8.69 lakh

Sporty 102hp turbo-petrol version of Maruti’s premium hatch to rival VW Polo GT TSI; available exclusively in top-spec Alpha trim.
Friday 3 March 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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Tata Hexa vs Mahindra XUV500 comparison 

Tata Hexa vs Mahindra XUV500 comparison

The Tata and Mahindra turf war enters a new chapter and things are more upmarket than ever before. We line up the tough new Hexa alongside the XUV500.
Friday 24 February 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
SUV/Crossovers
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New Range Rover Velar to slot in between Evoque and Sport 

New Range Rover Velar to slot in between Evoque and Sport

Sporty five-seat luxury SUV to take on Porsche Macan and Jaguar F-Pace; the model will use the all-aluminium IQ platform as a base.
Wednesday 22 February 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Honda City facelift video review

The facelifted City, while mechanically unchanged, gets a few cosmetic tweaks and some new equipment. We find out what it's like.
Saturday 18 February 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country review, test drive 

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country review, test drive

We head to frigid north Sweden to sample Volvo’s rugged all-wheel drive estate that's headed to India later this year.
Monday 13 February 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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Volvo V90 Cross Country to launch in India by mid-2017 

Volvo V90 Cross Country to launch in India by mid-2017

Rugged estate version of S90 sedan will come with added ground clearance and AWD.
Friday 10 February 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet facelift launched at Rs 47.98 lakh 

2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet facelift launched at Rs 47.98 lakh

Convertible A3 gets the A4’s 150hp 1.4-litre turbo-petrol motor instead of the old 1.8.
Wednesday 8 February 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
Luxury Saloons
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New Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Endeavour comparison 

New Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Endeavour comparison

Can the Ford Endeavour hold its own against the new Toyota Fortuner?
Wednesday 25 January 2017 by Gavin D'Souza
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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
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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
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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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Issue: 213 | Autocar India: May 2017

We bring you all you need to know about the Hyundai Xcent facelift and the all-new Swift Dzire, along with a WR-V vs Vitara Brezza vs i20 Active shootout, and plenty more this month.
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