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Maruti Celerio diesel long term review, fourth report 

Maruti Celerio diesel long term review, fourth report

The frugal diesel hatchback excels in the city, but how does it cope with a 600km trip during monsoon season?
Monday 26 September 2016 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Budget hatchbacks
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Mahindra Adventure: Kashmir to Kanyakumari drive feature 

Mahindra Adventure: Kashmir to Kanyakumari drive feature

Mahindra Adventure recently set out on its maiden voyage across the length of the country, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. We join in for an exciting
Monday 12 September 2016 by Samarpan Bhowmik
SUV/Crossovers
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Tata Zest AMT long term review, second report 

Tata Zest AMT long term review, second report

Tata’s smart compact sedan steadily piles on the kilometres.
Friday 1 April 2016 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Entry level saloons
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Toyota showcases new Innova Crysta, Prius at Auto Expo 2016 

Toyota showcases new Innova Crysta, Prius at Auto Expo 2016

India's favourite MPV shares the dais with hybrid models from the Japanese carmaker.
Saturday 6 February 2016 by Samarpan Bhowmik
MPV/MUVs
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Fiat Punto Pure launched at Rs 4.49 lakh 

Fiat Punto Pure launched at Rs 4.49 lakh

Fiat Punto Pure comes with two petrol engines and one diesel motor offered in two different states of tune; five-speed manual transmission.
Thursday 4 February 2016 by Samarpan Bhowmik
New Launches
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Hyundai i20 long term review final report 

Hyundai i20 long term review final report

After clocking over 21,000km as part of the Autocar longterm fleet, it’s time for Hyundai’s premium hatchback to say goodbye.
Tuesday 17 November 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Premium hatchbacks
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Datsun Go long term review, third report 

Datsun Go long term review, third report

6,200km report; Although not relied on for long drives, still good for daily urban use.
Saturday 7 November 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Budget hatchbacks
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Honda Jazz CVT vs Nissan Micra CVT comparison 

Honda Jazz CVT vs Nissan Micra CVT comparison

Both the Jazz and Micra are convenient and premium urban runabouts. But which makes you feel more special? We investigate.
Monday 26 October 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Comparison
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Hyundai i20 long term review, second report 

Hyundai i20 long term review, second report

Nine months after it joined our fleet, the i20 continues to be one of our favourite city commuters.
Saturday 22 August 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Premium hatchbacks
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Nissan Micra X-Shift first look video

We tell you what the Micra X-Shift is all about.
Friday 24 July 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Premium hatchbacks
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Nissan Micra X-Shift review, test drive 

Nissan Micra X-Shift review, test drive

Nissan has added an auto 'box on the lower XL variant of its Micra. Here's our first impression of the limited edition X-Shift which gets added kit.
Tuesday 7 July 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Premium hatchbacks
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Nissan GT Academy 2015 finals conclude 

Nissan GT Academy 2015 finals conclude

Six winners headed to the Silverstone race camp for a chance to compete in the Dubai 24 Hours.
Thursday 2 July 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Motorsport
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Nissan GT Academy qualifying rounds on 

Nissan GT Academy qualifying rounds on

Apart from live qualifiers in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai, those interested to participate can also register online.
Tuesday 16 June 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Motorsport
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13th Delhi Auto Expo to be held from Feb 5-9, 2016 

13th Delhi Auto Expo to be held from Feb 5-9, 2016

Auto Expo venue to be same as last year's, at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida; star appearances to include new Jaguar XE sedan.
Saturday 14 February 2015 by Samarpan Bhowmik
Premium hatchbacks
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