Arpit Mahendra

Arpit Mahendra has been writing about the automotive industry for over 12 years and is presently the Editor of Express Drives. Before taking up automotive journalism he wrote automotive and technology research reports. A traveller at heart, he prefers two-wheels over four and dreams of racing a fighter jet in a supercar someday.

2019 Honda Civic First Drive Review: Perfect to take on faux SUVs, almost!

The new 2019 Honda Civic launch is scheduled for the first week of March. We've just come back from driving the new Civic in Bangalore and have put the car to an extensive first-drive test. In this Honda Civic road test revie

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Mahindra XUV300 First Drive Review: ‘Made In India’ and Safest, most feature packed!

Mahindra XUV300 is ready to take on its rivals in the sub-compact SUV space. It offers segment-best safety, most features and powerful engines. Will that be enough to counter the mighty Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Ford Ec

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2019 Maruti Suzuki WagonR Review: Bigger, Bolder, Safer and next big blockbuster!

We recently drove the new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R in Udaipur to find out if it is any better and has what it takes to set the sales charts on fire. 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R price in India starts at Rs 4.19 lakh (ex-showr

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Maruti Suzuki Swift waiting period to reduce as Suzuki’s second Gujarat plant starts production

Great news for Maruti Suzuki Swift buyers as Suzuki's second plant in Gujarat has gone live with all of its capacity presently allocated to making the Swift hatchback. The first plant already makes the Baleno and Swift presen

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EXCLUSIVE: 2019 Hyundai Creta launch date, prices out! Why Tata Harrier should watch out

Hyundai Creta with updated features and new variant will go on sale soon but we already have the launch date out in an exclusive! Check out the new features to make way in the Hyundai Creta and when can you buy the updated ra

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EXCLUSIVE: MG SUV for India specs, prices revealed! Tata Harrier rival almost as big as Toyota Fortuner

Exclusive details of MG SUV in India including price, design, features, interiors, engine, gearbox and more. Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass rival but closer to Toyota Fortuner in size! Our report tell you everything you need to k

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Jeep Compass Limited Plus 4×4 Review: New Features, more expensive but worth buying?

The new Jeep Compass Limited Plus variant comes with some important features that we think should have been launched at the time of launch in the top variant. That said, the new features are here now and cost about Rs 1 lakh

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2019 Nissan Kicks Review, Test Drive: Can it challenge the mighty Hyundai Creta?

Nissan Kicks, the worthy and proper challenger to the Hyundai Creta will be launched in India early next year and we have driven it in and around the Great Rann of Kutch. Here is what all the upcoming Kicks will have on offer

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2018 Range Rover Review: Finish line of most SUVs is a start for this Goliath

The new facelift Range Rover in its long wheelbase version is a massive vehicle with an amazingly comfortable cabin. Surprisingly, at about Rs 1.8 crore, ex-showroom, the Vogue variant we drove is the base in the Range Rover

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Tata Harrier Review, Test Drive: Hits and Misses of India’s most awaited vehicle in 2018

Tata Harrier has been the buzzword in the auto space in the last few months and has sparked huge interest among enthusiasts and prospective buyers. We've finally undertaken an extensive test drive of the Tata Harrier around J

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2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Review: No Longer a Boring MPV

The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga comes with many new features and is actually completely new. We recently drove the car to find out if the new Ertiga can build on the success of its predecessor.

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Royal Enfield Interceptor, Continental GT 650 Review: Hits and misses!

Royal Enfield Interceptor and Continental GT are finally here! The wait for a parallel-twin Bullet is over although these motorcycles aren't exactly the Bullet and are all-new. Royal Enfield Interceptor and Continental GT pri

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2018 Hyundai Santro Manual Review: The Indian small car icon is back with a bang!

The Santro is back, and we drive the new avatar of one of India's favourite Small Cars to find out what really has improved, we evaluate the safety, engine and design of the new car and whether it still has what it takes to t

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Five foolish ways how Indian parents endanger their children in cars, bikes

In this article, we take a look at some of the most astonishingly stupid ways in which Indian parents endanger the lives of their children. Whatever be the excuse for such actions, it's the innocent kids who might pay the pri

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Bigger Chinese SUV than Hyundai Creta: MG Motor’s massive onslaught in India, electric SUV soon

MG Motor India's first product, an SUV will not compete with the Hyundai Creta and will be larger than the Honda CR-V. The company's second launch will be an electric SUV and all of these are Chinese! So what really can one l

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New 2018 Hyundai Santro Review: Can the new Santro bring back the old magic?

2018 Hyundai Santro review: Hyundai Santro (Atos in some global markets) is no doubt the biggest car launch of the year in India and we have just driven the car at the company's plant in Chennai. The new Santro now gets a bet

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Hacking cars is possible and the right software to prevent it is what we are working on among many technologies: Frank Jourdan, Continental

From data security to an increasing number of motor vehicle accidents, the automotive industry today is facing multiple challenges. In India, there are some unique problems that make it hard for new technologies such as elect

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New 2018 Honda CR-V Review: Least powerful diesel, yet, massively impressive!

The new 2018 Honda CR-V is set to be launched on 9th October and finally it will come with a diesel engine and seven seats. But will these changes along with many others be enough to take on the likes of the mighty Toyota For

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Exclusive: Maruti Suzuki electric revealed! WagonR like design but looks premium

Maruti Suzuki's first ever electric vehicle's prototype testing is set to begin from next month but we have images of the car already. here's what it looks like and what to expect from this small Maruti Suzuki electric car.

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Hyundai India’s big electric vehicle push! Creta-like electric SUV launching next year

Hyundai India has announced big plans for electric vehicles in India at the Global Mobility Summit, MOVE. Apart from announcing new EV launch plans the company also confirmed a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for India. The first

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2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift Review: Hits and misses explained

The new 2018 Maruti Suzuki 2018 Ciaz facelift might look like a minor update on first look but has some major mechanical changes too, especially a brand new petrol engine. Will this mid-cycle facelift be enough to keep it com

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Electric vehicles could get cheaper as Finance Ministry might approve Rs 4,000 crore vehicle subsidy

This scheme isn't going to make passenger electric vehicles cheaper so its impact on individual buyers will be minimal. However, electric vehicle adoption in India should ideally start with fleet services including city buses

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Rajiv Bajaj’s Harley-Davidson 250 cc bike ‘pipsqueak’ remark! How he could be right about the iconic American bikemaker’s plans

Rajiv Bajaj has played down any threat from the upcoming Harley-Davidson 250 - 500 cc bike by calling it pipsqueak. It might sound surprising but Bajaj might not be wrong about global major Harley-Davidson. Here's what makes

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Ford delivers one-millionth car in India: Most successful Ford cars yet and upcoming models including new Aspire, Figo

Ford has just delivered its one-millionth car in India and the said unit is a Freestyle. The company's Figo, Ecosport and Ikon have been the key drivers for this milestone. Ford has also thrown light on its interesting produc

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Porsche 718 Cayman Review – Iconic, fast and fun! All for less than Rs 1 crore

Porsche 718 Cayman in its new avatar comes with a small 2.0 litre engine instead of a flat-six motor. Can the car still offer impressive performance and remain true to the roots of Porsche sports cars? We set out to find the

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Ford Endeavour 3.2 4×4 AT Travel Review: Exploration Possible For Everyone

The Ford Endeavour 3.2 L 4x4 AT is the best SUV in its segment right now and can make off-roading easy even for an amateur. Here's why we were impressed so much by the Ford Endeavour when we took it to a journey on and off-ro

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Apollo AlphaH1 Tyre Review: Can this Made in India premium tyre take on global experts?

If you own a KTM 390 Duke, RC 390 or a TVS Apache RR310 then there's a new high-performance tyre in the market, the Apollo Alpha-H1. We've had the tyre for some time now and have tested it thoroughly to find out if it's up to

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