Sergius Barretto

One of our new members on the editorial team Sergius has been a part of the automotive industry for 18 years, fixing, selling, training and consulting on all things automotive. Auto enthusiast by birth. Auto engineer by education. Now auto journalist by profession.

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2017 Maruti Ignis review, test drive 

2017 Maruti Ignis review, test drive

The radical Ignis breaks Maruti convention to chase young and funky car buyers.
4 days ago by Sergius Barretto
Premium hatchbacks
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Autocar Price Checker: How does the Ignis stack up?  

Autocar Price Checker: How does the Ignis stack up?

The Autocar Price Checker allows you to compare every car with its rivals, car on car and variant on variant.
Friday 13 January 2017 by Sergius Barretto
Entry-level hatchbacks
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2016: The year that was 

2016: The year that was

We take a look at the biggest, baddest and the best of 2016.
Thursday 29 December 2016 by Sergius Barretto, Nishant Parekh
Budget hatchbacks
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Born to Rann 

Born to Rann

Open ghats, fast highways, two car museums and the unlimited expanse of the Rann of Kutch. And one Mustang. We slip into the saddle for an epic ride.
Saturday 24 December 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Sports Cars
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Mini Clubman launched at Rs 37.9 lakh 

Mini Clubman launched at Rs 37.9 lakh

The CBU Clubman is available with a 192hp 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine paired to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Thursday 15 December 2016 by Sergius Barretto
MPV/MUVs
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Nissan GT-R launched at Rs 1.99 crore 

Nissan GT-R launched at Rs 1.99 crore

2017 update brings 570hp to the Japanese 2+2 seat all-wheel-drive supercar
Friday 2 December 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Super cars
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2017 Nissan GT-R India review, test drive 

2017 Nissan GT-R India review, test drive

We have a spanking new 2017 Nissan GT-R with us. Sergius Barretto gets acquainted with the incoming Japanese Ambassador under the city’s lights.
Friday 2 December 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Super cars
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Service – The new Sales  

Service – The new Sales

Will aftersales no longer be the poor country cousin?
Thursday 1 December 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Entry-level hatchbacks
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Mahindra introduces two digital platforms for customers 

Mahindra introduces two digital platforms for customers

www.mahindrasyouv.com and www.withyouhamesha.com aim to enhance pre- and post-sales customer experience.
Wednesday 30 November 2016 by Sergius Barretto
SUV/Crossovers
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2016 Hyundai Tucson India review, test drive 

2016 Hyundai Tucson India review, test drive

The Tucson is back, and fills the gap between the Creta and the Santa Fe. We drive it around Chandigarh to bring you this review.
Thursday 17 November 2016 by Sergius Barretto
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It's electric, it's Ecycle 

It's electric, it's Ecycle

We ride a bicycle powered by a generator, which claims to generate more output than input.
Wednesday 16 November 2016 by Nishant Parekh, Sergius Barretto
Other
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First Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealership opens in Mumbai 

First Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealership opens in Mumbai

The dealership will retail Fiat, Abarth and Jeep vehicles all under one roof; to be future retail format for the company.
Thursday 10 November 2016 by Sergius Barretto
SUV/Crossovers
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2016 Toyota Fortuner features explained 

2016 Toyota Fortuner features explained

Toyota has launched the new Fortuner with the choice of a petrol and diesel engine; prices start at Rs 25.92 lakh.
Monday 7 November 2016 by Sergius Barretto
SUV/Crossovers
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2016 Renault Kwid AMT review, test drive 

2016 Renault Kwid AMT review, test drive

The popular Kwid now gets the convenience of AMT. We take it for a spin on Navi Mumbai's roads to see what it brings to the table.
Friday 4 November 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Budget hatchbacks
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Festive season records high passenger car sales 

Festive season records high passenger car sales

Tata and Hyundai claim record sales figures, buoyed by the success of new models; Zest hits all-time high.
Tuesday 1 November 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Budget hatchbacks
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Toyota and Suzuki – what brought them together? 

Toyota and Suzuki – what brought them together?

An unlikely partnership and what it could mean for the companies.
Wednesday 26 October 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Entry-level hatchbacks
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Mahindra switches lanes in the two-wheeler business 

Mahindra switches lanes in the two-wheeler business

According to Mahindra, focus will be on premium niche segments, with products from three companies.
Tuesday 25 October 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Bikes 350cc-500cc
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Cyrus Mistry replaced as Tata Sons Chairman by Ratan Tata 

Cyrus Mistry replaced as Tata Sons Chairman by Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata takes over as interim chairman for a period of four months.
Monday 24 October 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Others
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2016 Fiat Urban Cross review, test drive 

2016 Fiat Urban Cross review, test drive

In a bid to fit in with the urban crowd, the Fiat Avventura ditches the tailgate-mounted spare wheel to become the Urban Cross.
Friday 7 October 2016 by Sergius Barretto
SUV/Crossovers
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Mahindra pulls the plug on ‘Reva’ brand name 

Mahindra pulls the plug on ‘Reva’ brand name

The electric mobility division will officially be called Mahindra Electric.
Thursday 8 September 2016 by Sergius Barretto
Premium hatchbacks
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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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