Autocar India Magazine

Issue: 220  |  Autocar India: December 2017

The December 2017 issue has a comprehensive list of more than 50 new models expected to launch in India in 2018, first drives of the Mahindra Scorpio facelift and Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo and a detailed test of the Jeep Compass. We have also compared the updated Ford EcoSport and the Tata Nexon covered the 2017 EICMA bike show and the 2017 Mercedes Classic Car Rally. Here are the highlights:

New cars for 2018

Our annual new car list brings you a list of cars your dealers won't want you to know about. There are over 50 cars that are expected to arrive in 2018, ranging from the new Maurti Swift and Toyota Vios to the yet-to-be revealed Mahindra MPV and new Audi Q5.

Mahindra Scorpio facelift

We drove the refreshed Mahindra Scorpio to find out whether the new top-spec variant and more powerful engine are enough to keep this utility vehicle in the running, despite newer rivals.

Audi A5 Cabriolet

The recently launched Audi A5 Cabriolet is somewhat unique in India. It's an all-wheel-drive, diesel-powered convertible. Does the idea work? We find out.

Ford EcoSport petrol-automatic and diesel

After testing the facelifted petrol-powered EcoSport last month, we get behind the wheel of the petrol-automatic and diesel variants of the updated compact SUV to see if they meet our expectations.

Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport

The two most recently launched compact SUVs – the Nexon and the facelifted EcoSport – go head to head in a battle of performances. We find out which of these petrol-manual SUVs offers the most for your money.

2017 Mercedes Classic Car Rally

Parts of Mumbai were taken over to host the latest edition of the Mercedes Classic Car Rally. We bring you an exclusive and in-depth coverage of this year’s event, which saw more than 120 classic Mercedes cars in attendance, in their Sunday best.

EICMA 2017

The world’s largest motorcycle show had quite a few bikes that held great relevance to the Indian market. We’ve brought you a comprehensive report of the event that was held in Milan.

Honda Grazia

Is Honda’s new Suzuki Access 125 rival a premium enough package? We bring you the low-down on the recently launched 125cc Honda Grazia.

Suzuki Intruder 150

For some, the Intruder 150’s styling may be a point of contention. We ride Suzuki’s new bike to see if the Gixxer-sourced 150cc is a good fit on this corner-carving cruiser.

 

Articles in this issue

Review
2017 Ford EcoSport vs Tata Nexon petrol comparison
Review
2017 Jeep Compass review, road test
Feature
Sponsored feature: 2017 Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya
Feature
Sponsored feature: Adrenaline X4
Feature
Sponsored feature: Glory of days past
Feature
Sponsored feature: Mercedes Centre of Excellence

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