Autocar Magazine Back Issues

July 2014

Issue: 179 - July 2014

Audi is all set to launch its most affordable sedan here soon and we bring you an exclusive drive of this first-of-its-kind compact luxury sedan. Also coming your way is a line-up that includes the likes of the Mercedes S 350 CDI, Bentley's V8-equipped Flying Spur and the third-gen BMW X5 SUV. There's a bevy of facelifted cars from Nissan, Ford and Chevy and two outrageously powerful SUVs ...

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Issue: 179

July 2014

June 2014

Issue: 178 - June 2014

Honda's clever new MPV, the Mobilio, is going to hit Indian showrooms soon, and we've gotten behind its wheel this month to tell you what it's like. We've also got supercars galore – BMW's sci-fi i8, Lamborghini's rather civilised Huracán, and two of this year's most significant performance milestones, LaFerrari and the McLaren P1. There’s also the impressive new Mercedes C-class, a ...

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Issue: 178

June 2014

May 2014

Issue: 177 - May 2014

The May 2014 issue of Autocar India is bursting at its very seams with exciting new stories. Front and centre is Maruti's new S-Cross, which we've driven exclusively this month. It's an exciting pseudo-SUV with lots of cabin space, but will Indian customers warm up to it? We've also driven a bunch of luxury SUVs, some powerful sportscars, and even a hypercar, and there's also a very exciting ...

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Issue: 177

May 2014

April 2014

Issue: 176 - April 2014

We’ve got a wide variety of stories in our April 2014 issue. Starting with a drive of Toyota’s new Corolla Altis, which the company hopes will inject some pizzazz into the brand. Then there’s Nissan’s new budget brand, Datsun, and its first car, the Go, which we’ve got a full road test of. There’s also the fun and funky new Mini Cooper S and Porsche’s physics-defying new SUV, the Macan. ...

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Issue: 176

April 2014

March 2014

Issue: 175 - March 2014

The 2014 edition of the Auto Expo was bigger and better than ever before, and we have a detailed 26-page report on all the cars, bikes and crazy concepts from India Expo Mart. We’ve also managed to get a detailed look at Tata’s two new superstars from the show – the Bolt and the Zest. Plus, we’ve driven the crazy Renault Kwid concept and Fiat’s facelifted Linea saloon. There’s lots more in ...

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Issue: 175

March 2014

February 2014

Issue: 174 - February 2014

The 2014 Auto Expo is just around the corner, and we've brought you an exhaustive preview of what you can expect to see at India's biggest motor show. Plus, a full road test of Honda's latest City, plus a comparison test of the new diesel version and its key rivals. Also, we drive the new Hyundai Santa Fe on one of the best driving roads in the world. Auto Expo 2014 preview: This year's ...

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Issue: 174

February 2014

January 2014

Issue: 173 - January 2014

It’s our first issue of the New Year, and there’s plenty to look forward to. Our cover story this month is Honda’s new City that, for the first time, comes with a diesel engine, the same 1.5-litre diesel unit as the one found in the Amaze saloon. So, we decided to test every version of the City – the diesel, the petrol and the automatic - to find out just how much of a leap forward this new ...

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Issue: 173

January 2014

December 2013

Issue: 172 - December 2013

Maruti has had some of the best selling models in our market for a considerable period of time. One of the biggest reasons for this is the fact that the company's products are primarily targeted at the budget segment, the most popular one here. But now, other manufacturers are catching on and also launching competitive products here. So, Maruti is now readying as many as seven new models for ...

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Issue: 172

December 2013

November 2013

Issue: 171 - November 2013

The festive season is right around the corner, and many will want to make a new car purchase at this auspicious time. However, if you are one of the many, you might want to take a look at this month’s cover story – where we show you over 40 new cars that will go on sale in the next 12 months. There’s something for everyone. VW’s compact saloon plans After the huge success of the Maruti ...

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Issue: 171

November 2013

October 2013

Issue: 170 - October 2013

In the October issue of Autocar India, we celebrate the revival of two icons – Jeep, and the Royal Enfield café racer. We also celebrate great value, with the feature-packed Grand i10, the entry-level Skoda Octavias, Datsun’s new sub-6-lakh MPV and the affordable (relatively) BMW 1-series and Mercedes A-class. You won’t want to put this one down once you’ve picked it up.   Jeep Grand ...

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Issue: 170

October 2013

September 2013 - 14th Anniversary Issue

Issue: 169 - September 2013 - 14th Anniversary Issue

Your favourite car magazine has just turned 14 years old, and boy have we been busy! As ever, we’ve got a jam-packed, 500-page collector’s edition anniversary issue with everything you love to read. There are road tests, comparisons, features, analyses, exclusives, scoops, news, and a bit of fun too. Here’s a small taste of what you can expect: Hyundai Santa Fe – Hyundai maybe pulling its ...

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Issue: 169

September 2013 - 14th Anniversary Issue

August 2013

Issue: 168 - August 2013

August is a month of renaissance. A classic Japanese car brand is reborn, a classic two-seat sportscar is re-envisioned and a classic motorcycle gets a new engine. Luxury cars are getting smaller and cheaper, and we drive two exciting models that are on their way to India soon. The new E-class meets its three closest rivals, and an Oscar-winning director tells us about his new motorsport ...

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Issue: 168

August 2013

July 2013

Issue: 167 - July 2013

We get behind the wheel of Skoda’s third-generation Octavia, and drive an array of Mercs – the new E-class, A 180 CDI, B 180 CDI and GL 350 CDI. Plus, we pit the all-new Ford EcoSport against the hugely successful Renault Duster to find out which compact SUV is the best. We take the new Cayman S to Mahabaleshwar, and we hop on to the saddle of BMW’s powerful F 650 GS. We also spend a day ...

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Issue: 167

July 2013

June 2013

Issue: 166 - June 2013

We get behind the wheel of Mercedes-Benz’s stunning new A-class hatchback, drive one of the most anticipated cars of the year, go bonkers in an MRF F2000 racer, and spend a day with every generation of Porsche 911 ever. And we head to Austria to drive the new KTM 390 Duke. Read all about it in the action-packed June 2013 issue of Autocar India. Mercedes-Benz A-class Expensive hatchbacks ...

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Issue: 166

June 2013

May 2013

Issue: 165 - May 2013

Chevrolet is tackling the passenger MPV segment with its SAIC-sourced Enjoy, while Honda is taking on Maruti with its first diesel car, the sub-four-metre Amaze saloon. Audi’s R8 is better than ever for 2013, Kawasaki has brought in its brand new Ninja 300, and there’s a promising future in store for Indian motorsport. Read all about it in the action-packed May 2013 issue of Autocar ...

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Issue: 165

May 2013

April 2013

Issue: 164 - April 2013

The Union Budget has brought an overarching sense of gloom for carmakers – import duties are up to a staggering 100 percent, there are no improvements in incentives for EVs and hybrids, and the SUV – India’s favourite kind of car – now has a tax of its own. But that hasn’t hindered manufacturers’ plans, especially for new SUVs, and they’re going ahead full steam. Exciting new SUVs Our ...

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Issue: 164

April 2013

March, 2013

Issue: 163 - March, 2013

March is the month of the triumphant comeback. Volvo is looking to make one with its stylish new hatchback crossover, India’s first soft-roader, the CR-V, is back and better than ever before, BMW’s X1 returns for another crack at the Audi Q3, and Tata’s Indica Vista gets more power and some keen revisions to see if it can take on the best in the segment. But that’s just the tip of the ...

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Issue: 163

March, 2013

February 2013

Issue: 162 - February 2013

  The February issue of your favourite car magazine is loaded with exciting reports, tests and features. We’ve outed a brand new seven-seat SUV from Isuzu that’s getting set to take on the Fortuner and Rexton. The saloon version of the Chevrolet Sail is finally here, and we find out if it’s ironed out the creases of its hatchback counterpart. The world’s fastest motorcycle is headed to ...

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Issue: 162

February 2013

January 2013

Issue: 161 - January 2013

There’s lots of exciting stuff packed into our first issue of 2013. Skoda’s bringing the Octavia name back to India, and we’ve got all the details. The new Range Rover tackles the urban grind of Mumbai, while its little sister, the refreshed Freelander 2 takes on the snowy wilderness of Canada. We also get behind the wheel of a Concours-winning Rolls-Royce, thump our way down to Goa for ...

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Issue: 161

January 2013

December 2012

Issue: 160 - December 2012

We have a monster of an issue for you this month, packed to the very brim with exciting news, drives, tests, advice, features and motorsport. We start with one of the most exciting cars for 2013, the Honda Amaze – which promises to spice up the small saloon segment, and also introduces Honda’s first ever diesel engine for India. We’ve also got a massive 36 pages of SUV tests, as well as two ...

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Issue: 160

December 2012