Arpit Mahendra

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Nissan Magnite Test Drive Review: Is this lifeline good enough?

Nissan Magnite - the company's subcompact SUV will battle it out with some of the most popular vehicles in this segment like Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300 and many more. That said, things

2020 Hyundai i20 First Drive Review: India’s most feature-loaded hot hatch

The all-new 2020 Hyundai i20 has finally been launched and we sampled both the 1.0-litre turbo DCT as well as the 1.5-litre diesel manual on Indian roads. On paper, the new i20 is the most feature-loaded premium hatchback in


Safe and easy road trips as India unlocks amid Covid-19: Road conditions, things to do explained

Express Drives team undertook a few road trips after the unlock to find destinations where you can drive or ride to without having to worry about road conditions and crowds and satiate your wanderlust.

How Tata Motors turned around the Harrier’s fortune to make it one of the highest-selling SUVs of the brand

The Tata Harrier SUV that comes based on the Land Rover platform, missed out on some popular features like a sunroof, an Automatic Transmission and an All-Wheel Drive at the time of its launch, and out of these, the first two

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Review: Redefining Entry-Level Luxury Sedans

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe ditches the famed rear-wheel-drive layout for a front-wheel one. Does that mean it's no longer fun to drive? Also, it's got a great design but has it got enough features and technology to justify i

Exclusive: 2021 Mahindra XUV500 launch delayed to April 2021 | Petrol engines options, seat layout revealed

The upcoming 2021 Mahindra XUV500 will feature a big change in terms of powertrain. Moreover, the awaited model will get a flexible seating layout. As far as pricing is concerned, the SUV will most likely undercut its rivals

Kia Sonet Review: Diesel AT, Petrol iMT Pros & Cons

The all-new Kia Sonet is set to be launched in India on 18th September and will challenge the likes of the Hyundai Venue, Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon and Mahindra XUV 300 in the segment. So has the Sonet got what it takes to be

Exclusive! MG Gloster SUV interior, cabin images out: High-end premium features at an unbelievable price

MG Gloster will get an interesting set of features, some of which you can find only in some high-end luxury cars. Express Drives has managed to get some interior shots of the upcoming SUV and here is what all it will pack in!

Mercedes-Benz EQC Electric SUV Review: Poster Child of ‘Luxury’ Green Mobility

The Mercdes-Benz EQC electric SUV launch is going to happen soon but we've been able to drive it already in the city and on the test track of ICAT. We've been getting many queries about the performance, real-world range, batt

2020 Mahindra Thar Brief Drive Review: Strength, Flaws and Changes

The all-new Mahindra Thar has finally made its India debut today, on Independence Day. The iconic off-roader is not only bigger & better than before but also has some modern features up its sleeve. We recently spent some qual

MG Hector Plus Review: Toyota Innova (Crysta) Finally Gets Competition After Years!

The MG Hector Plus is here to primarily challenge the dominance of Toyota Innova Crysta in the people mover segment. But is it good enough to worry the king of MPVs and that too at a significantly lower price tag? We drove it

Big News! Hyundai Venue to introduce iMT before Kia Sonet: Benefits vs AMT explained

IMT vs ATM: Hyundai's latest innovation is a new type of transmission that allows you to shift like a conventional manual but without the need for a clutch pedal. The iMT is like any other automatic transmission as it doesn't


2020 Honda City Test Drive Review: Back to roots and surprisingly good!

The famed Honda City has just entered its fifth-generation and presents itself as an interesting evolution over its predecessors. The new 2020 Honda City will be launched in India very soon and seems like Honda has thrown in

Kia Sonet’s new gearbox could spell problems for AMTs: Launch around October with many segment-first features

Express Drives recently had an insightful interaction with Manohar Bhat, Head, Sales and Marketing, Kia Motors India. Beyond the struggles during Covid-19 times, Bhat gave us an insight into new models such as the Kia Sonet,

Negative China sentiment, FDI rules hit Chinese auto companies plans for India

As the sentiment against Chinese companies and products continues to grow in India and around the world due to the Coronavirus pandemic we explain the newfound challenges being faced by Chinese auto companies in India. In add

2020 Hyundai Creta Test Drive Review: Can it outdo the Kia Seltos?

In March 2020 Hyundai India launched the all-new second-generation Creta SUV. And quickly became the best selling car in India in the month of May 2020, amid the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. We were able to test out the brand n

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No heavy discounts on cars after lockdown but better value offerings: Steffen Knapp, Volkswagen

During our recent interaction with Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen India, we got an insight of what the new normal means for the company, the expected impact on sales and if the lockdown will affect the timelines of the u

Coronavirus-led boom for car, bike sales: Pleasant surprise for auto industry post Covid-19?

Post-COVID era is when the heavily-impacted world economy will attempt its shift back to normalcy, including the auto industry. We speak with Mahindra, Maruti & Zoomcar to find out how there may be a coronavirus-led sales boo

Why Maruti Suzuki Smart Hybrid cars need longer idling with headlamps on & what if you don’t care

Maruti Suzuki cars with Smart Hybrid technology require their headlamps to be switched on during the engine idling time. Why? We explain!

Honda Amaze Petrol CVT Automatic Long-Term Review: Impressive, Refined All-Rounder

Honda Amaze in its refreshed avatar is a much better looking car with improved features. However, unlike its rivals with cheaper AMTs, this one comes with a more expensive CVT. Is the Honda Amaze petrol CVT worth the extra mo

2020 Hyundai Spirited Verna Features Revealed: Verna vs City is the Sedan Battle of the Year!

The new 2020 Hyundai Verna will launch soon and is packing in some serious firepower. Details of multiple segment-first features in our Exclusive report. The new Verna will compete with the all-new Honda City, due to be launc

Seeing a Lamborghini Aventador S Being Crafted And Driving It Too! Must-Do Before You Die

How Lamborghini cars are made is something that every car enthusiast would want to witness. This is a story of a one-sided love affair that brewed for years but recently I got a chance to not just see a Lamborghini Aventador

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Petrol Review: Much Improved but…

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has now transformed from a diesel-only offering to a petrol-only offering. While the changes and feature updates to the new 2020 facelifted model are a few, can it still be a force to be reckon

Exclusive: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza petrol bookings cross 10,000 units

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza facelift was first showcased during the 2020 Auto Expo and then launched on Monday at prices starting Rs 7.34 lakh. The Brezza is now powered by a petrol engine and the diesel model has been discon

Delhi to Jodhpur in a BMW X5: To the land of Royals in sheer Luxury

The best way to explore is to drive, period. Hence, when we wanted to witness the beauty of Jodhpur and its royalty we needed a vehicle that could match the city's royal charm and hence the BMW X5 it was. The journey was fast

EXCLUSIVE: New Hyundai Creta features revealed – Should Kia Seltos, MG Hector be worried?

2020 Hyundai Creta was unveiled this month during the 2020 Auto Expo and a formal launch is set to happen about a month from now. Before that, here's what we know so far of the several segment-first features the Creta will co

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Cars that Shah Rukh Khan loves and what he dislikes in modern cars: SRK Interview

During the interaction, Shahrukh Khan spoke about the cars he likes, the ones he drives and what he likes and dislikes in modern cars among many other things. And there's an interesting video below too!

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