Saumil Shah

    Autocar India

    336 Articles | Contact author

    Stories By Saumil Shah

    Mar 22, 2024 07:19:00 PM

    Volkswagen evaluating GTI for India

    Ashish Gupta, brand head VW India, shares his plans to reintroduce the GTI brand in the country.

    Read More

    Dec 29, 2023 06:20:00 PM

    Citroen C3X launch likely to get delayed

    Citroen will add more features to the C3X to meet customer demand.

    Read More

    Oct 20, 2023 05:13:00 PM

    Tata Harrier colour options simplified

    Each variant gets only a select few shades out of the 7 colours on Tata’s palette.

    Read More

    Oct 19, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    SCOOP! Mahindra XUV300 TGDI to get a new torque converter...

    Facelift to get more features, a panoramic sunroof and an Aisin-sourced 6-speed automatic transmission with the TGDI ...

    Read More

    Jul 18, 2023 03:09:00 PM

    Grand i10 Nios to hold its fort post Exter launch, says H...

    Despite the launch of the Exter subcompact SUV, Hyundai is confident that demand for its hatchback is going to remain...

    Read More

    May 23, 2023 01:50:00 PM

    Why the Maruti Jimny gets the older K15B petrol engine

    Barring the Ciaz, the Jimny is the only model in the entire Maruti line-up to continue with the K15B.

    Read More

    Dec 06, 2022 02:55:00 PM

    Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder recalled; nearly 1,000 units...

    The midsize SUV is being recalled for faulty front seat belt height adjuster; will affect Grand Vitara too.

    Read More

    Dec 02, 2022 04:00:00 PM

    Tier II cities drive used car sales: OLX-CRISIL study

    The second-hand car market currently outpaces the new car industry in India.

    Read More

    Jul 10, 2022 09:00:00 AM

    Mahindra Scorpio N automatic real world fuel economy test...

    Based on our real world tests, here’s a look at the Mahindra Scorpio N’s fuel economy figures.

    Read More

    May 17, 2024 12:00:00 PM

    Tata Punch EV road test, review

    We put Tata’s newest electric SUV through our instrumented tests to find out how it performs in the real world.

    Read More

    May 16, 2024 11:00:00 AM

    2024 Maruti Swift review: does it stick to its ethos?

    The fourth-gen Swift is familiar despite several changes, of which the most talked about is its engine.

    Read More

    Apr 26, 2024 05:55:00 PM

    Mercedes-AMG C43 vs BMW M340i comparison video

    Mercedes-AMG C 43 takes on its fiercest competitor, the BMW M340i, around India’s newest track.

    Read More

    Apr 20, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Mercedes-AMG C 43 vs BMW M340i comparison

    The Mercedes-AMG C 43 takes on its fiercest competitor, the BMW M340i, in a race around India’s newest track.

    Read More

    Mar 22, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Tata Harrier vs Mahindra XUV700 vs Jeep Compass compariso...

    It’s been a while since the XUV, Harrier and Compass shared a frame, and a lot has changed since. We bring the...

    Read More

    Feb 21, 2024 09:50:00 AM

    Tata Nexon EV vs Mahindra XUV400 comparison: Round three

    Mahindra has thoroughly updated the XUV400 and also revised its prices. But is that enough to beat the bestselling Ta...

    Read More

    Feb 18, 2024 01:09:00 PM

    Mahindra XUV400 vs Tata Nexon EV comparison video review

    The Tata Nexon EV has come out on top in the past, but can the Mahindra take it on with yet another update?

    Read More

    Feb 03, 2024 09:00:00 AM

    Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe review: The everyday AMG

    The fast and characterful AMG GLE 53 Coupe has been updated for 2024. Here’s all you need to know.

    Read More

    Jan 31, 2024 06:57:00 PM

    Tata Harrier vs Jeep Compass vs Mahindra XUV700 compariso...

    If you are in the market for a big and tough diesel SUV, we tell which one you should pick between the Harrier, XUV70...

    Read More

    Feb 03, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    2024 Tata Nexon EV real world range tested, explained

    Is the Nexon EV long range facelift as efficient as the outgoing Nexon EV Max?

    Read More

    Jan 26, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Maruti Suzuki's greatest hits and misses over 40 years

    In its four decades, Maruti has had some mega hits but also had models that failed to make a mark. We examine both en...

    Read More

    Dec 06, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Quickest budget hatchbacks for drag racing

    Here’s a list of the quickest new and used budget hatchbacks you can buy in India, with their quarter mile times.

    Read More

    Nov 13, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    8 new sports cars launching in 2024

    While our previous lists covered a wide range of cars and SUVs across multiple price points, all cars in this list co...

    Read More

    Nov 10, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    8 new sedans launching in 2024

    From compact sedans to premium luxury sedans, there’s a new sedan for nearly every price point. Here’s th...

    Read More

    Oct 30, 2023 04:27:00 PM

    19 new EVs launching in 2024

    Keeping with the trend, 2024 will see the launch of many EVs across price points and body styles.

    Read More

    Oct 20, 2023 05:44:00 PM

    18 new SUVs launching in 2024

    There’s a new SUV coming next year for almost every budget. Here’s a complete list.

    Read More

    Oct 13, 2023 10:27:00 AM

    Honda Elevate real world fuel economy tested, explained

    Is Honda’s City-based midsize SUV as fuel-efficient as its sedan counterpart?

    Read More

    Sep 24, 2023 09:30:00 AM

    Product review: Crust Bluetooth FM transmitter

    Adds Bluetooth compatibility to your existing audio system.

    Read More

    Mar 02, 2024 11:26:00 AM

    Opinion: Maruti's upcoming hybrid tech is a masterstroke

    Maruti Suzuki's upcoming series hybrids, such as the Swift, Fronx and Baleno, could technically be defined as EVs, al...

    Read More

    Dec 16, 2023 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Buying a new car as an investment

    New car prices have shot up recently due to tighter emissions norms, higher input costs and long waiting periods.

    Read More

    Sep 14, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Is ADAS suitable for India?

    As cars offering driver assistance systems increase, we find out if you should opt for it in your next purchase.

    Read More

    Aug 07, 2023 05:37:00 PM

    Opinion: Why the Citroen C3 Aircross should be priced agg...

    For Citroen to have a fighting chance with its new Creta rival, the SUV should have a sub-Rs 10 lakh pricing. But wil...

    Read More

    Jun 03, 2023 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: New car, SUV waiting periods and the menace of &...

    With waiting periods rising, a new trend of paying a premium for quicker delivery is slowly gaining traction in India.

    Read More

    Feb 04, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    How to save big despite no new car discount

    Citing production backlogs and waiting lists, manufacturers are shying away from discounts, but we tell how to get a ...

    Read More

    Jul 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    What the Mahindra Bolero Neo and Maruti Alto have in common

    It may not seem so, but the Mahindra SUV and Maruti hatchback have a similar story to tell.

    Read More
    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now
    Poll of the month

    At Rs 1.85 lakh, the Bajaj Pulsar NS400Z is the most affordable 40hp bike in India. Would you pick it over similarly priced bikes with less power and features?

    Yes, 40hp at this price is unheard of!



    No, it's a decade-old bike in a revamped suit.



    Great value but doesn't look unique enough.



    Total Votes : 1471
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe