This packed issue brings you drives of the upcoming Hyundai Tucson, the all-new Audi R8, the VW Ameo, the Mercedes GLC 220 d and Audi’s new A3 and A4, to name a few. We also bring you a shootout between the Ameo and its two closest competitors – the Honda Amaze and Ford Figo Aspire.
Want to know more? Here are the highlights this month:
The Tucson will return to Hyundai’s India line-up this September in an all-new avatar. Priced at around Rs 17-22 lakh, it slots between the Santa Fe and the hugely popular Creta. But does it have the makings of another successful Hyundai? Find out in our cover story.
All-new Audi R8
Audi’s spanking new flagship may not look very different than its predecessor. But it’s leaner, meaner and packs in a 610hp V10 from the Lamborghini Huracán. Check out how German engineering tames the Italian stallion in our review of this supercar.
The hotly contested compact sedan segment finally has a German entrant, the Volkswagen Ameo. How does this people’s car stack up against the competition? To find out, we drove it and also pit it against two of the best petrol cars in the segment, the Ford Figo Aspire and Honda Amaze.
Mercedes C-class Cabriolet
It’s a cross between Mercedes-typical opulence and open-top motoring at a never-before seen price-tag. Read what this India-bound drop-top from Mercedes is all about in our drive of the car this month.
BMW X1 vs Mercedes GLA vs Audi Q3
The X1, the car that started the compact luxury SUV segment in India is back in an all-new form to take on the Audi Q3 and Mercedes GLA. This month, we bring you a shootout between the three.
New Nissan GT-R
This September, Nissan’s giant-killing GT-R is arriving in India in its facelifted 570hp guise. Read what the new Godzilla is all about in our drive of the car at the Spa-Francorchamp Belgian Grand-Prix circuit.
Three generations of the Skoda Superb
The Skoda Superb is a big, spacious luxury limousine that offers you the experience of a car twice its price tag. The car is so popular, that it’s run for three generations, and in this issue, we bring all three together for a family reunion.
Ducati 959 Panigale
Ducati’s latest baby-superbike, the 959 Panigale has just been launched in India. It replaces the 899 Panigale, and we flew down to Thailand’s Chang racing circuit to find out how much of a leap it is over its predecessor.
Made-in-India Suzuki Hayabusa
After carmakers, bike makers are going the Make-in-India way. We got all-rights access into the Made-in-India Suzuki Hayabusa’s production facility to show you how the bike comes to life.
There are many more test-drives, rides, comparisons, road-tests, features and your monthly dose of the latest from the automotive world, all inside the Autocar India July 2016 issue. On stands now!