Arpit Mahendra

Articles By Arpit Mahendra

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One half of my brain is focused on India alone, the other half is the rest of the world

Hyundai in recent years has benefitted from a different and young design approach globally. However pleasing Indian customers can be quite challenging even for the best designers in the world. SangYup Lee, Senior Vice Preside

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Fall of UM Motorcycles is a combination of poor management and ignorant dealers and customers

UM Motorcycles recently received a legal notice from the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association ordering an immediate shut down of operations leaving dealers in a sticky situation. Here's what went wrong for UM in India

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EXCLUSIVE: Maruti Suzuki S-Presso’s ballistic start gets 10,000+ bookings within 10 days!

First showcased as a concept called Future S at 2018 Auto Expo, Maruti Suzuki S-Presso boasts of small city car dimensions but with SUV-like styling which is why it is majorly pitted against the likes of Renault Kwid.

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Lamborghini Aventador, Huracán & Urus to get plugin hybrid electric vehicle versions

What goes into making powertrain decisions at Lamborghini and where does it stand in the current wave of electrification in the auto industry. We spoke with Maurizio Reggiani, Chief Technical Officer at Automobili Lamborghini

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Lamborghini’s design motto of “Expect the Unexpected” for every car it creates stands true to its cars

All Lamborghini cars carry that iconic and instantly recognizable Lambo appeal but even so, each model has a unique design - be it a Miura or an Aventador. How does Lamborghini come up with its car design, we find out from it

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Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Video Review: How good is this Renault Kwid rival?

We recently drove the all-new Maruti Suzuki S-Presso in the beautiful city of Jodhpur. Here is our detailed first drive review of Maruti's first micro-SUV which is going to compete against the likes of Renault Kwid and other

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Maruti Suzuki S-Presso First Drive Review: An acquired taste

There's nothing out there in the market today like the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso so we drove the automatic and manual versions of the car around Jodhpur to find out if it has what it takes to infuse some life into a declining se

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How Volkswagen is taking the electric car battle straight to Tesla

Presently, almost every mass-market carmaker in the world is working on electric vehicles but few possess the realistic ability to challenge Tesla in terms of sales volumes. Of those few, one notable company is Volkswagen.vol

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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios First Drive Review: Better than the Maruti Swift or not?

Does the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios get what it takes to take the fight to the Swift and what are its pros and cons? Read on to find out.

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2019 Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review: The best 6-seater MPV you can buy today

The Maruti XL6 is a breath of fresh air when it comes to premium six-seater multi purpose vehicles in the country and its excellent at what it is designed to do.

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Exclusive! Hyundai working on Marazzo, Ertiga rival: Hyundai’s MPV launch expected in 2021

Seeing the growing demand for them, Hyundai is now working on an MPV to rival the Ertiga and Marazzo with 6-7 seats on offer.

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Kia Seltos First Drive Review: Ringing Alarm Bells in the Compact SUV space!

Kia Seltos comes to India at a time when the auto industry is going through a massive setback in terms of sales. Based on an already perfected formula i.e. the Hyundai Creta, can the Kia Seltos make its mark and kickstart an

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EXCLUSIVE: New Hyundai Grand i10 to offer AMT with petrol, diesel trims – more segment-first features revealed

The upcoming new Hyundai Grand i10 will be available with the option of an AMT gearbox with both the petrol and diesel trims. Besides this, it'll be based on a new platform and hence the cabin will be more spacious and featur

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EXCLUSIVE! Revolt RV 400 electric bike launch on 28 August: Top speed, range, expected price

Electric motorcycles are new to most of us, so what kind of performance can you expect from one? A simple way to explain what the Revolt RV 400 will feel like to ride is that it'll be a lot like a conventional 150cc motorcycl

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Honda City Long-Term Road Test Report in Pictures: Pros & Cons Explained

The fourth-generation Honda City completes two months in the Express Drives long term fleet. Here are this C-segment sedan's pros and cons explained in images.

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Hyundai Kona Electric Review India: Ushering in a EV Revolution

The Hyundai Kona with its 452km range claim is the first practical and user-friendly electric vehicle along with the essential safety and comfort features, one can buy in India today

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2019 BMW S1000 RR Review: India’s best 1000cc Superbike is stupendously phenomenal!

BMW S1000 RR was launched about 10 years back to dominate the litre-class superbike segment and that it did with authority. Now there's a brand new version that is lighter, faster, smarter and easier to ride. Well, that's wha

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Honda City Long-Term Review: Bit Old but still Legit Gold!

The City continues to offer a good balance between modern, elegant and dynamic appeal although the present version is more inclined towards elegance and practicality than sportiness unlike some of the early-gen models.

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MG Hector India launch date confirmed! Prices to rival Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass

The MG Hector price in India is expected to fall in-between the range of Rs 13 lakh to Rs 19 lakh (ex-showroom). It will compete in the mid-size SUV segment with the likes of Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass as well

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MG Hector Review: British or Chinese this Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass rival?

MG Hector that is claimed to be India's first Internet car has been creating a lot of hype and finally, we got a chance to drive it and find out if it can make a foothold in the fiercely competed compact SUV space or not! Mor

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Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review: Off-Road Gladiator, On-Road Champion

We recently drove the Jeep Compass Trailhawk, which is the hardcore off-road biased variant of the mid-size SUV in Lonavala. During our first drive, we tested the SUV to its limits in its natural habitat to find out if it is

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Hyundai Venue Petrol, Diesel Video Review: Breaking the Maruti Vitara Brezza Shackles

We have recently driven the all-new Hyundai Venue SUV that is being touted as India's first connected car. The Venue is currently one of the hottest and highly anticipated offerings in the sub-compact SUV territory that aims

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Hyundai Kona electric SUV India launch on 9th July: India’s 1st e-SUV

The Hyundai Kona EV, country's first all-electric SUV is going to launch in India on the 9th of July this year. Prices are expected to fall in-between the range of Rs 20 lakh to Rs 25 lakh.

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Tata Intra: Building on the massive success of “Chhota Haathi”, the Tata Ace

Tata Motors today launched its new compact truck Intra. Tata Intra is larger than the extremely successful Ace and aims at catering to the needs of the evolving compact commercial vehicle segment. here's what makes it special

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Volkswagen Connect Review: Gateway to Connected Car Experience

Volkswagen Group launched the Volkswagen Connect on its cars in India some time back and in this story, we explain what VW Dataplug technology is, how it works and how does it affect your driving experience.

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Maruti Suzuki’s massive diesel gamble: Risk to its No.1 spot?

The big announcement from Maruti Suzuki to stop selling diesel vehicles from April 2020 has left many surprised. While smaller diesel cars were expected to fade off, could the end of Vitara Brezza, Ciaz diesel pose a threat t

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EXCLUSIVE: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Petrol launching this Diwali: What to expect

Maruti Suzuki will launch the new Vitara Brezza petrol in India this Diwali before it will phase out diesel cars from its product line up. Here is what all the upcoming Vitara Brezza petrol will have on offer and what all to

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