Autocar India Magazine

Issue: 235  |  Autocar India: March 2019

Our March 2019 issue features reviews of a number of all-new cars – the Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Suzuki Wagon R, Honda Civic, Toyota Camry Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz V-class and the Lamborghini Huracan Evo. Also in this issue is a comparison between the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, Mahindra Marazzo and Renault Lodgy, our first rides of the FB Mondial HPS 300 and BMW F 750 GS Pro and a ground report from Dakar 2019. As a bonus, we’ve got all the inside info on the Pininfarina Battista. Here are the highlights:

Mahindra XUV300
Is Mahindra’s latest crack at the sub-four-metre SUV its most impressive attempt yet? We find out.

New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
Size, features or engines – the new Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is still a tall boy, but has matured in all departments.

New Honda Civic
After skipping a generation and a half, Honda’s striking executive sedan is back to take on the Corolla Altis, the Elantra and the Octavia. Was it worth the wait?

New Toyota Camry Hybrid
With its more efficient petrol-electric hybrid drive and greater focus on luxury and refinement, the new Camry is a big step forward.

Mercedes-Benz V-class
The V-class is the most luxurious MPV you can buy and is aimed at those who like to travel in groups and in style.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga vs Mahindra Marazzo vs Renault Lodgy
Which is the best MPV you can buy for under Rs 15 lakh? We pick a winner.

A dash across the Little Rann of Kutch
We set the first off-road land speed record in the Mahindra XUV300.

Pininfarina Battista
All the inside info on Mahindra-owned Pininfarina’s 1,900hp electric hypercar.

Ultraviolette EV prototype
Bengaluru-based start-up Ultraviolette wants to outperform 200-250cc bikes with its upcoming EV. We ride the first prototype to see what it’s capable of.

FB Mondial HPS 300
The HPS 300 marks the return of an Italian brand that was heavily into racing. The story today, however, is quite different.

Dakar 2019 – Full report
We get to know the world’s toughest rally first-hand.


Articles in this issue

2018 Tata Tigor AMT long term review, final report
2018 TVS Ntorq 125 long term review, third report
2018 Volkswagen Passat long term review, second report
Classic take: 1938 Norton 16H
F1 2019 season preview
Lamborghini Huracán Evo review, test drive
Mercedes-Benz A-class sedan being worked on for India
Record Rann: Mahindra XUV300 at the Rann of Kutch
Royal Enfield Interceptor, Continental GT 650 at California Superbike School
Special feature: Ride the Wind - Renault & Formula One
Tata developing Creta-sized ‘Blackbird’ SUV

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