Autocar India Magazine

Issue: 207  |   Autocar India: November 2016

Autocar India wears a brand new look and in our new cars special issue, we tell you all you need to know about the 50-plus spanking new models headed our way in the coming year. So if you’re planning to buy a new car, make sure you check out this list. Also inside are reviews of 14 new cars, a low-down on the 2016 Paris motor show and the Intermot two-wheelers expo, and plenty more. Here’s what awaits inside.

New Cars Special
Want a Rs 4 lakh hatchback or keen to add a Rs 2 crore ultra-luxury sedan to your garage? Look through our exhaustive list of the various new cars you could choose from. Our feature tells you what’s coming when and is loaded with all the information you need to know.

Volvo S90: First Drive
A revitalised Volvo has a new flagship luxury sedan on offer, and with it, it plans to give the likes of the Mercedes-Benz E-class, BMW 5-series and the Audi A6 a run for their money. Do the Germans have to worry?

Honda Accord Hybrid: First Drive
The Accord makes its long overdue comeback to India and there’s much to be happy about. Caveats are it’s pricey and only available in hybrid form. How different is the experience it offers? We take the big Honda for a spin to find out just that.

Tata Hexa: First Drive
Tata’s on a drive to make more desirable products and it’s new flagship, the Hexa, is another step in that direction. But big, bold and loaded to the gills with features as the Hexa may be, does it hit the spot? We have the answer.

Hyundai Elantra: Road Test
The all-new Elantra is the Korean carmaker’s bid at stirring up the executive sedan segment. On the face of it, it’s attractive, well-equipped and well-priced. But to know how good it really is, we had to put it through a detailed road test. Read all the facts and figures of all four engine-gearbox versions of the Elantra on sale in India.

VW Ameo vs Ford Figo Aspire: Diesel compact sedan shootout
Volkswagen’s made-for-India Ameo compact sedan made the news for being a well-priced and superbly equipped offering from Volkswagen. And now, it’s got that powerful 110hp diesel that customers had been waiting for. We tell you how it fares against its chief rival – the Ford Figo Aspire.

Aprilia SR 150 vs Vespa SXL 150: Premium 150cc scooter comparison
A 150cc scooter may be powerful but not necessarily sporty. A 150cc from Aprilia has thrown our perceptions about scooters out of the window. It’s closely related to the Vespa SXL 150, and we wanted to find out which one of these two siblings can add sparkle to your daily commutes.

Indian Scout Sixty: First Ride
While today’s Scout is far removed from the Burt Munro’s record-breaking bike in the movie, The Fastest Indian, the cruiser still holds the reputation for being quite a sporty ride. Now, it’s got a more affordable version with a smaller engine in the Scout Sixty. But is this any less of a Scout?


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