Hyundai Exter, Jimny vs Thar and more: Autocar India August 2023 issue

    We have details on Mahindra's plans for a Thar EV, a first drive of the Honda Elevate and a special feature on the Merc-AMG SL 55 and 300SL.

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    The Exter, Hyundai's latest SUV, is the headlining story of the August 2023 issue of Autocar India. We have a special feature that aims to find out how much changes over seven generations, by bringing two SLs – the Mercedes-AMG SL 55 and its ancestor 300 SL – together. The new off-roader on the block, the Maruti Jimny, is pitted against its core rival, the Mahindra Thar. Moving on to the bike section, the new Triumph Speed 400 undergoes two battles: against the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 and Classic 350 in one, and the KTM 390 in the other. This and more in the August 2023 issue of Autocar India.

    Hyundai Exter review

    With SUVs being the flavour of the season, Hyundai has entered the sub-compact segment with the Exter, aimed squarely at the Tata Punch. Find out more from our review in this month's issue.

    Mahindra Independence Day unveilings

    At its annual August 15 extravaganza, this time in South Africa, Mahindra will reveal new concepts, including the Scorpio-N pickup and Thar EV. Read all about it in our August 2023 issue.

    Honda Elevate review

    Honda's second attempt at a midsize SUV and its first proper SUV for India, the Elevate, is built grounds up with Indian customers in mind. But is that enough to take on the well-established competition?

    Maruti Jimny vs Mahindra Thar comparo

    Both off-roaders get a petrol engine and both have an auto box; but the similarities end there. In the August 2023 issue, we find out if newcomer Jimny can challenge the market leader Thar.

    New Mercedes-AMG SL 55 meets 300SL

    The new SL 55 is the pinnacle of what AMG's boffins are capable of in the present day. However, the 300SL was what started it all, and we check out how they compare seven generations later.

    Triumph Speed 400 vs RE Hunter 350 vs RE Classic 350 comparo

    Royal Enfield rules the roost in the middleweight segment with the Hunter 350 and Classic 350. However, with Triumph pitching its contender, the Speed 400, is it enough to dethrone the REs?

    Triumph Speed 400 vs KTM 390 comparo

    Bajaj builds both the Triumph Speed 400 and the KTM 390. We tell you what's same and what's different.

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