2021 is here, and so is the latest issue of Autocar India! The biggest story in the January 2021 issue is an exclusive first look at the Volkswagen Taigun, a brand-new midsize SUV that will rival the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. To go with it, we have several drives, comparisons and more juicy news from the industry and features you’ll enjoy reading. Here are the highlights:
The Volkswagen Taigun – VW’s eagerly-anticipated Hyundai Creta rival – will be in showrooms by mid-2021. Our first look story details why it is certain to warrant your attention.
Audi A4 facelift
After a brief hiatus, the Audi A4 has returned to India in facelift form, and a refreshed exterior aside, also gets more features and a 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine. Will that be enough to help it script an impactful comeback?
BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe
BMW’s 8 Series Gran Coupe is a low-slung, four-door coupe that promises to deliver a sophisticated luxury experience as well as a sporty drive. We find out if it can deliver on both counts.
New Volvo S60
The grown-up new Volvo S60 has a charming, laid-back approach that sets out to lower your pulse.
Tata Nexon EV road test
The Tata Nexon EV is India’s best-selling EV and has recently been enhanced by a comprehensive software update. Our road test presents vital real-world figures and tells you if this is the electric car you should buy.
New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz
Shopping for a premium diesel hatchback? We line up all two of your options – the new Hyundai i20 and Tata Altroz – to pick a winner.
New Audi RS7 Sportback vs BMW M5 Competition
For the new Audi RS7 Sportback to find its place in the pantheon of the greatest super-sedans of all time, it must do battle with the latest version of the one that started it all – the BMW M5 Competition.
Atal Tunnel vs Rohtang Pass in two Audi Q8s
After two decades in the making, the Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh is finally open. We shoot off in the Audi Q8 and the Audi RS Q8 to contrast this brand-new route with the legendary old one that runs via Rohtang Pass.
MBCCR 2020 show report
As the year drew to a close, the 2020 edition of the Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally celebrated the spirit of resilience with both, gleaming classic cars and our frontline COVID-19 warriors.
2020: Year in review
It’s time to reflect on what 2020 was like for the automotive universe, both, in terms of important events as well as key statistics.
Aprilia SXR 160
The Aprilia SXR 160 is a new maxi-scooter that offers improved comfort and practicality.
Triumph Tiger 900 Rally
The off-road-biased Triumph Tiger 900 Rally is an immensely capable machine, no matter what you ask of it.
KTM 390 Adventure vs BMW G 310 GS
A significant price correction means the updated BMW G 310 GS is a much more relevant rival to the KTM 390 Adventure. We tell you which is the ADV to pick.