Nikhil Bhatia

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    Oct 19, 2021 11:11:00 AM

    Breaking down the Global NCAP crash test

    There’s a lot of misinformation about the Global NCAP crash tests and the ratings. We clear the air.

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    Oct 21, 2020 01:24:00 PM

    2021 Nissan Magnite first look: New compact SUV in detail

    The Nissan Magnite compact SUV has been revealed in full, ahead of its launch in 2021. There’s genuine promise ...

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    Jun 24, 2020 07:10:00 PM

    Status quo for Nissan and Renault in India under Alliance...

    Unlike in other markets, the Alliance partners will not adopt the leader-follower model in India.

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    Jun 13, 2020 08:12:00 PM

    End of the road for Tata JTP performance models

    Tata Motors to buy Jayem Automotives’ stake in the JTSV performance car venture.

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    Jun 03, 2020 02:15:00 PM

    MG Hector Plus to be pitched as Toyota Innova Crysta rival

    MG will rely on a lower price tag and longer warranty to lure buyers away from the Innova Crysta.

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    May 28, 2020 04:18:00 PM

    Nissan announces transformation plan to cut costs and dri...

    The Japanese carmaker has posted its first annual operating loss in 11 years.

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    May 23, 2020 07:00:00 AM

    India-bound 2021 Audi A3 sedan: A close look

    The second generation of Audi’s junior sedan drives in with edgier styling and new tech. India-bound in 2021 as...

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    May 19, 2020 01:10:00 PM

    Honda CR-V to be petrol-only model in BS6 era

    Honda to rationalise engine options across its India range in BS6 era.

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    May 16, 2020 07:00:00 PM

    COVID-19 impact: Research online, buy offline to gain mom...

    How has the COVID-19 scenario impacted vehicle usage and buying? The Autocar India PremonAsia survey tells all.

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    Oct 26, 2021 07:58:00 PM

    Audi e-tron GT quattro review, test drive

    High performance goes electric with the sexy Audi e-tron GT.

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    Oct 23, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    Hyundai i20 N Line vs Volkswagen Polo GT TSI comparison

    The Hyundai N Line has established itself as a fun car, but we wonder if it’s good enough to take the baton as ...

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    Oct 09, 2021 09:08:00 AM

    Tata Punch video review

    Th Punch just measures 3.8 meters but still promises SUV traits in a small footprint. Nikhil Bhatia tells you if the ...

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    Sep 30, 2021 12:19:00 PM

    MG Astor video review

    MG Astor video review

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    Sep 25, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    Jeep Wrangler vs Land Rover Defender comparison

    Low range isn’t unheard of in high-end SUVs. It’s just that in a Jeep Wrangler and Land Rover Defender, i...

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    Sep 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM

    2021 Force Gurkha review, test drive

    Crawling up hills and fording through streams is all in a day’s work for a Gurkha. The all-new model, however, ...

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    Sep 08, 2021 09:24:00 AM

    2021 Tata Tigor EV facelift video review

    If you're looking to go electric, there's a new option for you in the form of the Tata Tigor EV. Nikhil Bhatia tells ...

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    Aug 30, 2021 10:26:00 AM

    2021 Aston Martin DBX video review

    The new Aston Martin DBX is the British marque's first ever SUV and its here to lure you from the Uruses of the world...

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    Aug 25, 2021 02:00:00 PM

    2021 Honda Amaze facelift video review

    The Honda Amaze gets an update for 2021 and beyond. We run you through the changes and tells you the reasons to be in...

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    Oct 20, 2020 06:00:00 AM

    Mercedes-Benz E-class vs Toyota Vellfire: Game of Thrones

    You might want to sit down for this one. We have brought a Toyota to take on a Mercedes-Benz E-class.

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    Oct 12, 2020 07:00:00 AM

    Audi RS7 and RS Q8: Lord of the Rings

    Audi has just launched 1,200hp of cars. That’s two cars with 600hp apiece. We try to come to grips with the man...

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    Jul 26, 2020 06:00:00 AM

    How to shoot a car at 250mph

    Start with a camera car that does over 250mph, the team behind the Bugatti Chiron 0-400-0kph record-run video tells us.

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    Dec 31, 2019 09:00:00 AM

    Special feature: Mercedes-Benz - The pleasure is all mine

    It’s a chase sequence with a difference, as a Mercedes-AMG gives pursuit to a purpose-built buggy in a limeston...

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    Dec 26, 2019 06:00:00 AM

    2019: The automotive year that was

    While the year gone by was a relatively quiet one with subdued sales, there was still plenty of action with new brand...

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    Jul 06, 2019 08:00:00 AM

    40 years of the G-class: Life begins at 40

    The Mercedes-Benz G-class has turned 40. We join in the celebrations to rediscover why the G is the icon it is.

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    Jun 15, 2019 08:00:00 AM

    Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge: A close look

    We get acquainted with the dark side of Rolls-Royce.

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    Nov 04, 2018 08:00:00 AM

    2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance feature

    It’s that Sunday of the year when the golf karts at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California give way to vehic...

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    Aug 17, 2018 07:00:00 AM

    Drag Race: Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS vs Fiat Abarth Punto

    Mass market performance hatchbacks go head-to-head on the drag strip.

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    Apr 03, 2018 06:00:00 PM

    Tempted to touch

    The new touchscreen is the highlight of the Ford Freestyle’s cabin.

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    Feb 09, 2017 11:30:00 AM

    Boost is the secret

    The Baleno RS’ launch is less than a month away. And I have big hopes for it.

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    Jan 27, 2017 10:20:00 AM

    What could Peugeot bring to India?

    You’ve read this before, but this time around Peugeot really is coming to India. Nikhil Bhatia has his wish lis...

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    Jun 23, 2016 04:05:00 PM

    A few good days at Goodwood

    If you are a motorsport fan, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is one event you can't miss. Nikhil Bhatia relives the 20...

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    Jan 08, 2016 12:50:00 PM

    Tracking two decades of Auto Expo

    Nikhil Bhatia was six years old when he witnessed his first Auto Expo in 1993. He hasn't missed any since. Here are n...

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