Gavin D'Souza

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

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    Sep 29, 2022 03:30:00 PM

    New 666hp Lamborghini Urus S revealed with greater luxury...

    Urus now gets two-model line-up with S putting greater emphasis on comfort and customisation.

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    Sep 20, 2022 12:20:00 PM

    Iconic Maruti 800cc engine to be discontinued after 40 years

    Tighter emission norms on the horizon, combined with low demand, spells the end of the F8D engine.

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    Sep 01, 2022 12:00:00 PM

    India is Skoda’s third largest market following rec...

    Sales performance in 2022 driven primarily by Kushaq and Slavia; sales expected to double 2021 figures by year end.

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    Aug 05, 2022 03:54:00 PM

    Citroen C3 to get segment-first 6-speed torque-converter ...

    The Aisin-sourced gearbox should give it an edge in a segment filled with basic AMT automatics.

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    Jul 20, 2022 08:00:00 AM

    Hyundai Tucson ADAS tech likely to come to Creta facelift...

    Now calibrated for India, the sensor-based safety tech can easily be added to new models.

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    Jun 26, 2022 08:30:00 AM

    Skoda Slavia, Kushaq to only get 8.0-inch touchscreen hen...

    Smaller screen replacing 10-inch unit is similar to last-gen display found in Skoda Superb; features Apple CarPlay an...

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    Jun 06, 2022 05:04:00 PM

    Mercedes Benz recalls nearly 1 million cars globally for ...

    The recall is restricted to only three SUV and MPV models built between 2004 and 2015.

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    May 20, 2022 07:44:00 PM

    Hyundai confirms new Tucson India launch for 2022

    Premium five-seat SUV to set itself apart with radical ‘Sensual Sportiness’ design language.

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    May 09, 2022 07:50:00 PM

    Skoda Kushaq Active Peace, Ambition Classic launched to c...

    Clever variant management should keep supply going strong. Some features can be added back later.

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    Sep 26, 2022 05:00:00 PM

    2022 Skoda Octavia RS iV hybrid video review

    We drive the 245hp, plug-in hybrid Octavia RS to understand if its smaller 1.4 TSI engine paired to an e-motor makes ...

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    Sep 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM

    2022 Skoda Octavia RS iV hybrid review: Bridging the gap

    With its 245hp now coming from a smaller 1.4 TSI and an e-motor, is this still the sports sedan we know and love?

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    Sep 10, 2022 10:21:00 AM

    2022 Skoda Enyaq Coupe RS iV video review

    Skoda's first all-electric car, the Enyaq iV is also available as a sporty coupe with RS performance that's likely to...

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    Aug 27, 2022 09:00:00 AM

    Kia Carens long term review, second report

    Just what does Kia’s smaller MPV do to set itself apart from the crowd?

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    Aug 12, 2022 10:00:00 AM

    2022 Hyundai Tucson review: Futuristic flagship

    With accomplished smaller siblings like the Creta and Alcazar, you can bet Hyundai’s new flagship SUV has upped...

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    Aug 11, 2022 02:56:00 PM

    2022 Jeep Meridian vs Toyota Fortuner Legender comparison...

    They’re plush, seat seven and can drive over everything in their way. But is Jeep’s new Meridian a better...

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    Jul 27, 2022 02:00:00 PM

    2022 Renault Kiger 1.0 Turbo CVT review: A good increment

    The compact SUV has been given a minor update to celebrate its 50,000-unit production milestone.

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    Jun 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

    2022 Mahindra Scorpio N review: Sting in the tale

    The newest Scorpio is bigger, plusher, more advanced and packed with features.

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    Jun 15, 2022 12:00:00 PM

    Citroen C3 review: Haute cross fun

    New French compact car blurs the lines between hatchback and SUV, but can it deliver the best of both?

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    Sep 17, 2022 10:55:00 AM

    8 tips for charging your EV on a long road trip in India

    On our 4,500km road trip in a Porsche Taycan, we learnt the best ways to keep range anxiety at bay.

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    Nov 07, 2021 09:00:00 AM

    Ever Green - Clean Energy Drive in a Mercedes-Benz EQC

    An EV is only as green as the electricity that goes into it, and most of our power still comes from thermal energy. W...

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    Oct 31, 2020 09:00:00 AM

    Surface To Air: Lamborghini Huracan in Bhubaneswar

    In the ongoing search for supercars in uncanny places, we find ourselves exploring beautiful Odisha, led by one very ...

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    Oct 24, 2020 08:00:00 AM

    Southern Comfort: A Lamborghini Huracán Evo in Kozh...

    In India, look hard enough, and you can find supercars in places you’d least expect. We took a new Huracán...

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    Oct 11, 2020 08:00:00 AM

    Kia Carnival and Toyota Innova Crysta: The Vanguard

    The Innova has proven for years that there's a market for a premium MPV. We wonder if the Carnival can further that i...

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    Aug 15, 2020 06:00:00 AM

    0-250kph: the Autocar Performance Test

    Many cars and bikes can do 250kph, but as we recount, only a handful have made it through the rigours of the Autocar ...

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    Aug 09, 2020 08:00:00 AM

    Cars that have breached the 250mph mark

    It’s been 15 years since a road car first reached 250 miles per hour. We trace the shortlist of others that hav...

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    Jul 14, 2018 07:00:00 AM

    Fly by night: Mercedes-AMG GT R in Mumbai

    If you don’t have a race track at your disposal, just what are you supposed to do with a super-sportscar? We ro...

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    Oct 02, 2017 07:00:00 AM

    For muck's sake: Autocar Off-road Day 2017

    Modern 4x4s are capable of so much more than you’d think. We cherry-pick a handful of SUVs and prove that they ...

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    Apr 08, 2021 06:26:00 PM

    Mahindra XUV700 – but what of the XUV500?

    Mahindra has named its new SUV the XUV700; so will the XUV500 moniker continue on a five-seat version of the car? Or ...

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    May 31, 2018 09:00:00 AM

    5 unquestionably American things about the Ford Mustang GT

    We tell you just how American Ford’s Mustang really is.

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    Sep 01, 2016 09:50:00 AM

    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...

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    Jul 01, 2013 10:22:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3 : Day 10 – Sarchu ...

    Nearly at the end of their journey, the team is faced with streams across their path and series of hairpins on the cl...

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:15:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3 : Day 9 – Jispa to...

    The road to Sarchu from Jispa is a mix of really rough terrain and breathtaking scenery.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:10:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3 : Day 8 : Manali to Jispa

    Getting past the Rohtang Pass is no easy task as the team finds out.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:07:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3: Day 7- Chandigarh to Ma...

    The Himalayan ascent begins and the team gets their first taste of uphill traffic.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:04:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3:Day 6: Delhi to Chandigarh

    The second half of the drive starts and in preparation of Himalayan terrain, the A7 and A8 make way for the Q5 and Q7.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:01:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3: Day 5 – Udaipur t...

    It’s another six-lane highway drive which would be completely uneventful if not for a herd of camels in the mid...

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