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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    Nov 28, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Midsize SUV comparison: Honda Elevate vs rivals

    Does the Elevate deliver the goods? We brought together its chief rivals to get the right perspective.

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    Nov 18, 2023 11:15:00 AM

    Mercedes Benz GLE facelift video review

    Refreshed GLE is available with three engine options; mild-hybrid system standard on all variants.

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    Nov 18, 2023 11:00:00 AM

    Mercedes Benz GLE facelift review: Small updates for big ...

    The popular Mercedes-Benz GLE gets refreshed styling and a few more features for a whole lot more money.

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    Nov 15, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Hyundai Tucson long term review, 13,400km report

    First report: Is Hyundai’s premium SUV a worthy upgrade from your midsize SUV?

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    Oct 15, 2023 04:02:00 PM

    Tata Harrier facelift video review

    The Tata Harrier gets its biggest update yet, enough to convince you to spend big money on.

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    Oct 14, 2023 12:00:00 PM

    Tata Harrier facelift review: Big Tata SUV takes a big le...

    Comprehensive update makes it a far more complete package, and you’d be happy to spend big money on it.

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    Oct 08, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo long term review, 12,200km report

    Final report: The bright and cheerful Kushaq Monte Carlo proves to be a capable long-distance machine.

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    Sep 29, 2023 11:30:00 AM

    Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV video review

    The all-new and all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV rivals the BMW iX, Audi Q8 e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace.

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    Sep 13, 2023 10:53:00 AM

    Maruti Jimny vs Mahindra Thar comparison: Welcome to the ...

    Can the new Maruti Suzuki Jimny challenge the Mahindra Thar’s position as India’s default choice of off-r...

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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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    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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    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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