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    Autocar India: September 2020
    Issue: 253 | Autocar India: September 2020
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    The wait for Autocar India’s 21st Anniversary issue ends now! This mega 320+ page issue is on stands and packs news, reviews, comparisons and features you just can’t afford to miss. Headlining our 21st Anniversary issue is the much-awaited review of the Kia Sonet compact SUV. There’s a six-way midsize sedan showdown and also a memorable drive to Alibag in a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso… aboard a ferry!

    To go with those, we have a detailed first look at three new cars – the Mercedes-Benz S-class, Gordon Murray’s revolutionary T.50 hypercar and the second-gen Rolls-Royce Ghost. We’ve also got drives of the Re 43 crore Bugatti Divo, a wild Lamborghini Huracan RWD on the streets of Mumbai, the first luxury EV in India – the Mercedes-Benz EQC, the Hyundai Venue with the clever new iMT gearbox and much more.

    Kia Sonet

    Kia has thrown everything it has at its compact SUV, the Sonet; can it replicate the success the brand first tasted with the Seltos?

    Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T to Alibag

    What’s the fastest way from Mumbai to Mandwa? It involves a Ferrari, with a little help from a brace of V12s.

    Audi RS7 Sportback and RS Q8

    Audi has launched two 600hp missiles in quick succession. We try out the new-gen RS7 Sportback and RSQ8 SUV.

    Mercedes-Benz EQC

    We drive the first luxury EV for Indian roads, on Indian roads.

    Volkswagen Vento 1.0 TSI automatic

    How well does the new 6-speed torque converter automatic gel with the 1.0-litre TSI in the Volkswagen Vento?

    New Honda City road test

    All three powertrains of the fifth-generation Honda City – petrol manual, petrol auto and diesel – tested in exhaustive detail.

    Mega mid-size sedan shootout

    Six mid-size sedans – new Honda City, Hyundai Verna facelift, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Vento and Toyota Yaris – enter the ring.

    Kia Carnival vs Toyota Innova Crysta

    Does the Kia Carnival have what it takes to lure buyers away from the incredibly popular Toyota Innova Crysta?

    New Mercedes-Benz S-class

    The latest Mercedes-Benz S-class, headed to India in 2021, promises to set the high water mark for luxury cars once again.

    Second-gen Rolls-Royce Ghost

    All-new Rolls-Royce Ghost doubles down on comfort and packs in high tech under its discreet and luxurious shell.

    New Mahindra Thar

    In its second generation, the Mahindra Thar is so much more than just a hardy off-roader.

    Hyundai Venue iMT

    Many questions about the Hyundai Venue’s intelligent manual transmission (iMT), and we’ve answered them all.

    Mercedes-Benz E-class and Toyota Vellfire

    We sit back and relax in two cars you can really stretch out in – the Mercedes-Benz E-class and the Toyota Vellfire.

    Husqvarna Svartpilen and Vitpilen 250

    A distinctly Swedish redux of the KTM 250 platform in two intriguing motorcycles.

    125cc scooter showdown

    Yamaha’s Fascino 125 takes on the Suzuki Access 125 and the TVS Ntorq.

    Articles in this issue

    Feature Branded Content: Jeep - Stories begin where the roads end

    News Interview: Ashwani Gupta, Chief Operating Officer, Nissan

    News Interview: Ho Sung Song, President, Kia Motors Corporation

    Feature Mercedes-Benz E-class vs Toyota Vellfire: Game of Thrones

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    Poll of the month

    Would you buy a CNG bike?

    Yes, the running costs are too good to ignore.

     

    36.72%

    No, CNG comes with too many compromises.

     

    39.55%

    EVs are more affordable to run and greener

     

    23.73%

    Total Votes : 847
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