In a country like ours, where fun and family almost stand synonymous, comfort precedes looks when it comes to travel and drives. Thus, a traditional 5-door hatchback certainly suits the Indian requirements well, but a slick, uber-cool 3-door spinoff can also have its own advantages. The heavy traffic and the subsequent trauma in handling bigger cars highlight the idea of smaller, smarter rides.
The Audi RS3 is the first compact sedan from the Audi stable that bears the RS label. As a sportier version of the A3 sedan, and billed as the world’s most powerful series production five-cylinder engine, the five-cylinder engine not only offers great power but is also responsible for the special and unique sound of this car.
Environment-friendly, slick, affordable and of course efficient – that’s what Electric Vehicles are for the auto enthusiasts. The EVs, as they are commonly called, are no longer seen as the rustic, distant and awkward cousins of gasoline cars.
If you’re going to name something after a legend, it cannot be anything less than legendary. Built to replace the P1 and codenamed heretofore as the P15 project, McLaren officially unveiled the Senna as its newest Ultimate Series hypercar. This million dollar machine has been named after McLaren’s famed Formula One driver, the late Ayrton Senna, who won all three of his World Championships driving for McLaren, thus forming a timeless bond with the British automotive company.
Buying a car is not just a financial decision but an experience in itself. The thrill of buying your dream car, doing research, negotiating for the best deal, arranging finances and finally getting it home! It’s an emotionally-charged decision. However, in the excitement of procuring a new set of wheels, do not forget the most crucial part of the whole procedure – doing a final assessment of the actual car you will get before taking delivery.
For a long time now, BMW has stuck to the old X3, preferring to ignore the public clamour for a revamp. However, it looks like the company has finally given in to the market demands. Early 2018 will see the launch of the new improved X3. Blended with BMW’s creative and versatile KLAR architecture and perfectly redesigned by Calvin Luk, the 2018 BMW X3 is reportedly a fusion of driving enjoyment, luxury, comfort and utility.
Smart cars need smart keys, right? And ironically, although these little devices may contain physical keys too, their primary job is to enable you to lock/unlock your car without physically inserting a conventional key into the lock or ignition as was the case in earlier-generation cars.
As the end of 2017 draws closer, it’s time to do a countdown of the top cars launched in the year. With so many cars being launched every month, it is tough to choose a car that you can call the best one. Especially when most of them have features at par with each other and are priced competitively in the respective segment! Our panel wanted to choose cars that were liked by the critics as well as the car-buying public, and hence used the following parameters:
In the world of automotive maintenance, there is a whole lot of information available on hand. Some of this information has been handed down from father to son and others from sources with vested interests. Moreover, while some of these ideas may have been applicable for older car technologies, they may no longer hold good, thus costing you money instead of helping you save it. Let’s take a look at some of these ideas and compare them with the actual scenario.
As kids, we would often fantasize about taking a ride in a flying car, be it inspired from Luc Besson’s classic sci-fi movie ‘The Fifth Element’ or Hanna-Barbera’s space-age animated sitcom ‘The Jetsons’. Just last week, Tesla’s CEO and Product Architect Elon Musk hinted that a ‘special upgrade’ of its new Roadster supercar might be capable of doing precisely that.