QVERVVIEW ; The Baleno RS has arrived as a landmark offering for Maruti Suzuki since it is also a debut of the brand’s first turbocharged petrol motor – a 1-litre, three cylinder unit which shows a lot of promise. For a brand so deeply rooted in diesel power and efficiency, this is a big deal. However, some would say Maruti is simply playing catch-up to the Germans and the Italians (Read: VW Polo GT TSI and Fiat Punto Abarth) in the still-nascent field of affordable hot hatchbacks. Check for review, features & price of Maruti cars It isn’t common for a mainstream hatch to deliver onRead More →

OVERVIEW ; The current leader in car sales in India is the Maruti Suzuki Alto and fortunately for buyers, there isn’t just one engine on offer but a performance K10 option too. There was a time I really admired the Alto, I remember it being launched in India in 2000 but it was only in 2001 that I really started liking the small car. It was when I was in my teenage years and had gone to get the family’s Esteem serviced. It was then that I first sat in an Alto VXi. Now I mention VXi because the difference between LX and VX wasn’tRead More →

QVERVIEW ; The Swift was the car which changed the hatchback dynamics in the Indian market when it was launched in 2005 and since then, it has single-handedly dominated the hatchback segment, being the top selling car in its segment, not by a small amount but by a huge margin. The Swift’s popularity and the fact that it was Maruti Suzuki’s best hatchback meant that the vehicle had to deal with more responsibilities, like competing in the premium hatchback space which has cars a segment above. Now to relieve the Swift of its duties in the premium hatchback space, Maruti Suzuki has bought in theRead More →

OVERVIEW If you do a simple random sampling of a group of Indians who know how to drive, chances are a majority of them would have learnt driving on an Alto. Ever since Maruti Suzuki first launched it in September 2000, as many as 30 lakh units of this entry-level hatchback have been cumulatively sold in the country. The car’s unique selling points have been its remarkable fuel efficiency, peppy engine, attractive price and low maintenance. Add to that Maruti’s countrywide sales network—you can practically buy an Alto even if you live in the remotest town in India!  Get  Price of Alto 800 in CarzpriceRead More →

OVERVIEW Maruti’s small cars are always much-awaited and come pre-loaded with market-shaking potential. It is, however, true that after the Swift, there hasn’t been a hatchback from Maruti-Suzuki that has really rocked the passenger car market.But, the next small car from Maruti – the Celerio, due out at the Auto Expo next week, looks like it can disrupt the market. Check for review,features & price of Maruti Cars The Celerio has been developed from the ground up on a completely new platform and has been endowed with a special automatic gearbox that Maruti officials believe with revolutionise the way we drive. The design of the CelerioRead More →

OVERVIEW ; The country recently saw the advent of a new class of cars — the luxury hatchback. While it was virtually non-existent just a few months back, Mercedes-Benz was the first to introduce a model into this segment in the form of the A-class and was soon followed by Volvo with its V40 Cross Country. And now, BMW has launched its 1-series luxury hatchback. Check price of BMWi cars in Carzprice BMW is touting the 1-series as a driver-focussed hatchback. To that extent, it has launched two versions – the 116i and the 118d – both making adequate power and boasting, for this segment atRead More →

OVERVIEW ; If style is what you are looking for at the lowest and most affordable prices, the Datsun GO is the perfect car for you. An ideal car for first time buyers, you get the feeling of buying something very classy when you choose the Datsun GO. You have the technological brilliance of the Japanese car giant, Nissan working in your favour. One of the few cars to have made their global debut in India, the Datsun GO has the Hyundai Eon and the Maruti Alto K10 as its main competitors. EXTERIORS ; One glance at the car and you will know that theRead More →

OVERVIEW ; The Mercedes-Benz GLA is a compact crossover available by the German carmaker in India. It is powered by two petrol and one diesel engine that are mated to their respective automatic transmissions. The GLA is offered in three variants, 200 Diesel Style, 200 Sport, 200 D Activity Edition. The petrol engine generates 180 hp of power at 5,500 rpm and 300 Nm of torque from 1,200 rpm while the diesel engine produces 133 hp of power from 3,600 rpm to 4,400 rpm and 300 Nm of torque between 1,600 rpm. The GLA also has cruise control, auto start/stop, power windows and an airRead More →

OVERVIEW ; Audi India has hit the headlights again by introducing the armored version of A8 saloon in the country. The event took place at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo, which happened earlier this month. As per the company’s claims, this new product is the most secure Audi ever built. It promises advanced security and protection to the occupants inside with its armored suit. This bullet-proof machine is powered by a 6-litre W12 engine, whose transmission duties are handled by an Automatic 8 speed gearbox. Not only with regards to the security, but the interiors of this saloon too are of top class with affluentRead More →

OVERVIEW With the A-Class hatchback, Mercedes-Benz created a new segment for luxury hatchbacks in India. The luxury hatchback targets young professionals and enthusiasts in India. Seeing the positive response for the A-Class, BMW and Volvo too introduce their luxury hatchbacks 1 Series and Volvo V40 respectively. One of the most affordable luxury cars from the German luxury carmaker, the A-Class hatchback flaunts sophisticated yet sporty design and offers class leading performance. Check for review & price of Merecedes Benz Models EXTERIORS The Mercedes A-Class looks extremely beautiful and the proportions give the car a very balanced and yet a sporty stance. There is something about thisRead More →