Autocar India Magazine

Issue: 252  |  Autocar India: August 2020

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The August 2020 issue of Autocar India is out now, and you can order a physical copy by clicking on this link.Headlining our latest issueisa world exclusive first image and the full scoop on Toyota’s Vitara Brezza-based compact SUV, the Urban Cruiser. To go with it, we have a first look at two new compact SUVs – the just-revealed Kia Sonet and Nissan’s Magnite Concept. We’ve also packed in first drives of the Nissan Kicks Turbo, Volkswagen Vento 1.0 TSI, Honda WR-V facelift, MG Hector Plus, Toyota Innova 2.4 AT and the Skoda Superb facelift. Plus, there’s an exhaustive road test of the 2020 Tata Harrier, a face-off between the all-new Honda City and facelifted Hyundai Verna, a battle between the updated Tata Nexon and Hyundai Venue as well as a fun day out with Mercedes-AMG’s GT 63 4-door Coupe and C63 Coupe. To go with these, we’ve packed in exclusive first rides of the Kawasaki Ninja 650 and 1000 SX,road tests of the Bajaj Dominar 250 and Hero Xtreme 160R+ more juicy news from the industry andfeatures you’ll enjoy reading. Here are the highlights:

Toyota Urban Cruiser
It has a new nose – but what else should you know about the Urban Cruiser, Toyota’s Vitara Brezza-based compact SUV? We break it down for you.

Kia Sonet
With its stunning looks, weighty equipment list and variety of powertrain options, Kia’s Sonet looks primed to continue the company’s winning streak.

Nissan Magnite Concept
Nissan’s brand-new compact SUV for India, the Magnite, has been previewed in concept form ahead of its launch early next year.

Nissan Kicks Turbo
Does the Nissan Kicks’ new 156hp turbo-petrol engine have that kick?

Volkswagen Vento 1.0 TSI
Turbo-petrol engine breathes new life into the Volkswagen Vento.

Skoda Superb facelift
Skoda’s flagship sedan, the Superb, now gets a bigger 2.0-litre TSI engine.

MG Hector Plus
We drive the three-row derivative of the MG Hector – the Hector Plus.

New Honda City vs Hyundai Verna facelift
The fifth-generation Honda City takes on the facelifted Hyundai Verna.

Tata Nexon facelift vs Hyundai Venue
Can the facelifted Tata Nexon beat the compact SUV champ – the Hyundai Venue?

2020 Tata Harrier road test
You’ll find all the detailed performance and fuel efficiency figures for the 170hp Tata Harrier in our road test.

Fun day out in two AMGs
We drive the Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-door Coupe and C63 Coupe.

Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Ninja 1000
Exclusive first rides of the updated-for-2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 and 1000 SX.

Bajaj Dominar 250
All you need to know about the smaller Bajaj Dominar 250 is present in our road test.

Hero Xtreme 160R
Hero’s latest offering, the Xtreme 160R, put through its paces in our road test.

 

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