Autocar India Magazine

Issue: 247  |  Autocar India: March 2020

Awaiting you in our March 2020 issue is a detailed first look at some of the most important new models unveiled at Auto Expo 2020, along with a comprehensive report on all that was on display at the biennial motor show. To go with that, we’ve got pictures and details of the next-gen Hyundai i20 that will be launched in India later this year. We’ve bring you all the info on Mahindra’s new mStallion range of T-GDI petrol engines, along with some exciting face-offs from our very own drag race day! There's also a first drive of the Toyota Vellfire luxury MPV, and first rides of the much-awaited Bajaj Chetak EV, BS6 TVS Apache RR 310, Ather 450X, BMW F 900 R and 900 XR, a fun comparison involving two of India’s most affordable two-wheelers, and more juicy news from the industry and features you’ll enjoy reading. Here are the highlights:

New Hyundai Creta
The second-generation Hyundai Creta has debuted, and it’s counting on extroverted styling, a high-quality cabin and a whole range of engine-gearbox combinations to become the midsize SUV to buy. We take a closer look.

Tata Sierra EV Concept
The Tata Sierra EV concept wowed showgoers and was arguably the most-loved show car at Auto Expo 2020. And the big news is that it could make production.

MG Gloster
To follow up on the success of the Hector and ZS EV, MG will launch the Gloster SUV in India later this year. It’s big, it’s bold, and it promises to be full of character.

Skoda Vision IN
The first model to be based on the Volkswagen Group’s MQB A0 IN platform, the Vision IN previews a brand-new midsize SUV from Skoda due in 2021. Here’s all you should know about it.

Mercedes-Benz A-class sedan
More spacious, new-gen A-class ‘Limousine’ will replace the CLA in Mercedes-Benz’s India line-up. We’ve got the details on Merc’s new entry-level sedan.

Volkswagen Taigun
Volkswagen’s upcoming midsize SUV, the Taigun, will rival the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos, and promises to pack quite a punch. We bring you a first look.

Tata HBX Concept
Slotting in below the Nexon in Tata’s SUV range, the HBX Concept-based mini-SUV is set to arrive in showrooms by Diwali 2020.

Auto Expo 2020: the full report
Despite being faced with many hurdles, Auto Expo 2020 did happen and witnessed a slew of unveils and debuts from two- and four-wheeler manufacturers. We bring you the highlights.

Toyota Vellfire
Toyota’s large new MPV, the Vellfire, is here to lure you away from your favourite luxury sedan.

Autocar’s drag race day
Round up nearly 7,500 horsepower, find an empty drag strip and press play! We bring you all the action from our very own drag race day.

2020 21 Gun Salute Rally
The 9th edition of the 21 Gun Salute showcased the finest vintage and classic cars from India and overseas. We bring you the highlights.

Bajaj Chetak EV
Resurrecting the Chetak nameplate may be a marketing masterstroke, but does Bajaj’s new electric scooter strike a chord?

BS6 TVS Apache RR 310
The TVS Apache RR 310 has received its biggest update so far, and there’s more to it than meets the eye.

Ather 450X
Faster, lighter and packed with more tech, the Ather 450X builds on the fantastic 450 e-scooter.

BMW F900 and 900 XR
New for 2020, BMW’s latest middleweights – the F900 and 900 XR – displace nearly 900cc and are headed to India later this year. We ride them to tell you what to expect from this duo.

TVS XL 100 and Bajaj CT 100
The TVS XL 100 and Bajaj CT 100 are two of India’s most affordable petrol-powered two-wheelers. We set out to celebrate the feats of frugal engineering before the inevitable BS6 price hike arrived.

 

Articles in this issue

Feature
Blaze of Glory: Dakar 2020
Feature
Buying a CVT automatic between Rs 6-8 lakh
News
Buying used: (2015-2020) Volkswagen Vento
News
Buying used: (2017-2020) Tata Nexon
Review
Carbonado GT2 backpack review
Review
Hyundai Kona Electric long term review, first report
Feature
Hyundai takes to the skies
Feature
Looking to buy a Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Feature
Looking to buy an entry-level luxury sedan
Review
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R long term review, final report
News
MG to launch ZS petrol in India
Review
Renault Triber long term review, first report
Feature
Rolling Royalty: 21 Gun Salute Rally feature
Review
Shima STR-2 gloves review
Feature
Sponsored feature: A colossus strides in
Review
Toyota Prius PHEV review, test drive
Feature
Upgrading the tyres on a Honda BR-V
Feature
xEV rated: An in-depth look at all types of electrified cars

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