Nikhil Bhatia

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    May 24, 2023 12:40:00 PM

    Maruti Suzuki Jimny won't get entry-level 2WD variant

    Suzuki doesn’t want to veer away from the Jimny’s off-road DNA, thereby ruling out a two-wheel drive vari...

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    Sep 13, 2022 10:30:00 PM

    Ferrari Purosangue unveiled; India launch in 2023

    Four door, four seat model is Ferrari's most practical to date.

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    Jul 28, 2022 06:29:00 PM

    ‘We will never have a Ludicrous Mode': Rolls-Royce ...

    The British marque's first EV - the Spectre - has recently completed a new testing milestone.

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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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    Jul 18, 2024 09:00:00 AM

    Audi Q8 e-tron Sportback long term review, 13,800km report

    Second report: Welcoming a new EV charging station with Audi’s big electric SUV.

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    Jul 04, 2024 10:23:00 AM

    Lotus Emeya video review

    The Lotus Emeya is a four-door, all-electric GT designed to shrink long distances. We learn more about it over a gran...

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    Jul 02, 2024 06:14:00 PM

    Lotus Emeya review: Going the distance

    All-electric, four-door GT is product number two from a reinvigorated and reimagined Lotus. And it does much to lure...

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    Jun 28, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Porsche Taycan Turbo GT review: Taycan to the extreme

    Silent but violent takes on a whole new meaning with the Porsche Taycan Turbo GT.

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    Jun 21, 2024 07:00:00 AM

    Maruti Suzuki Fronx long term review, 8,500km report

    Fourth report: A quick break out of town reveals new facets of the Fronx.

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    Jun 13, 2024 07:38:00 PM

    Volvo XC40 Recharge single motor video review

    Priced at Rs 54.95 lakh, the RWD variant of the XC40 Recharge gets a 69kWh battery and puts out 238hp.

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    Jun 13, 2024 11:37:00 AM

    Hyundai Creta IVT vs Honda Elevate CVT comparison

    Honda Elevate or Hyundai Creta? That’s a question a lot of you have been asking. We bring the two together to g...

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    May 30, 2024 06:06:00 PM

    Hyundai Creta vs Honda Elevate comparison video review

    We pit the petrol-automatic versions of the Hyundai Creta and Honda Elevate against each other to see which is better.

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    May 02, 2024 12:52:00 PM

    Mahindra XUV 3XO review - Feature and power packed compac...

    Out goes the Mahindra XUV300 and in comes the XUV 3XO. The new name is just the starting point of a very comprehensiv...

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    Dec 27, 2023 07:00:00 AM

    Finali Mondiali 2023: Celebrating Ferrari motorsport at M...

    This year's event also celebrated the Scuderia's victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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    Dec 02, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Maruti Gypsy Electric review: Future-proofing an icon

    Don’t dispose of your old Maruti Gypsy just yet. There’s an electric conversion kit that could make it fu...

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    Sep 27, 2023 07:00:00 AM

    Feature: Driving a Skoda Slavia, Kodiaq to India's three ...

    Ladakh is the land of high passes and we set about with two Skodas to drive to Khardung La, Umling La and Chang La.

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    Apr 05, 2022 11:45:00 AM

    Pune hosts India's largest EV rally

    The EV rally was held as part of the ongoing Alternate Fuel Conclave.

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    Jan 10, 2022 04:26:00 PM

    Driving the MG ZS EV from Mumbai to Goa

    Have we wrongly typecast electric vehicles as suitable for city use only? A 570km drive from Mumbai to Goa in an MG Z...

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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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    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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