Nikhil Bhatia

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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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    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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    Dec 04, 2022 04:24:00 PM

    Mercedes Benz EQB video review

    We drive the EQB, the three-row electric counterpart of the GLB which has a claimed range of 423km (WLTP).

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    Dec 02, 2022 06:04:00 PM

    2022 Audi Q3 India video review

    We drive the new, second-gen Audi Q3 in India to find out if it still has the widespread appeal that made the origina...

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    Dec 02, 2022 06:00:00 PM

    2022 Audi Q3 India review: Back with a bang

    Audi’s lovable junior luxury SUV is back in second-gen form and it’s got a lot going for it.

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    Nov 30, 2022 11:40:00 AM

    Mercedes-Benz GLB India video review

    The Mercedes-Benz GLB is an interesting new option for luxury SUV buyers. as it has three rows of seating like the la...

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    Nov 29, 2022 08:00:00 AM

    Citroen C3 vs Tata Punch comparison: Tiny but tough

    The Citroen C3 and the Tata Punch woo you with their SUV-like styling but which of these high-riding crossovers is ri...

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    Nov 22, 2022 05:27:00 PM

    Citroen C3 vs Tata Punch video comparison

    Has the cleverly positioned Tata Punch met its match in the new Citroen C3? We find out.

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    Nov 07, 2022 05:26:00 PM

    2022 Mercedes-Benz C300d India video review

    Mercedes markets the C-Class as 'Your Comfort Zone'. The C 300d with 265hp on tap is for those who want more than jus...

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    Oct 10, 2022 06:42:00 PM

    Maserati MC20 review: MC Spicy

    The hot MC20 marks Maserati’s return to the supercar ranks and we get a taste of it at the Sepang Circuit.

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    Sep 23, 2022 05:29:00 PM

    2022 BMW i4 video review

    The BMW i4 sits below the flagship iX in BMW India's EV line-up. We get a taste of everything that this new EV sedan ...

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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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    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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    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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    Will the new petrol hybrid Toyota Innova be as successful as the old diesel version?

    Yes, hybrids are incredibly efficient



    No, nothing beats diesel torque



    Only if it is cheaper than the outgoing car



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