The December 2020 issue of Autocar India is out now, and headlining our newest issue is our complete listing of over 75 new vehicles and SUVs which might be set to be launched in India in 2021. To go together with it, we now have drives of the Nissan Magnite, Hyundai i20 Turbo, Skoda Octavia RS 245, Mercedes-AMG GT R, Ferrari 812 GTS and the brand new Mercedes-Benz S-class. But that’s not all – we’ve additionally packed in a gaggle of latest BMWs, together with drives of the X3 M, X6, M5 Competition and a particular drive from Delhi to Mumbai within the M8 Coupe. Also a part of this issue is an in depth street check of the Kia Sonet and contemporary particulars on the 2021 Mahindra XUV500.
To go together with these, we’ve packed in first rides of the BS6 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, up to date BMW G 310 R, a three-way showdown between the Honda H’ness CB 350, Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and Benelli Imperiale 400 + extra juicy information from the business and options you’ll get pleasure from studying. Here are the highlights:
New vehicles and SUVs coming in 2021
Don’t signal that cheque simply but – a barrage of latest autos are set to be launched in India subsequent yr, together with all kinds of SUVs, sedans, MPVs, efficiency vehicles, hatchbacks and even electrical autos!
2021 Mahindra XUV500
We convey you a glimpse of the 2021 Mahindra XUV500 and let you know all concerning the second-gen SUV, which will likely be greater, plusher and loaded with tech.
With its shock pricing, the Nissan Magnite definitely has everybody’s consideration – however does it have what it takes to disrupt the compact SUV phase?
Hyundai i20 1.0 Turbo
Equipped with a 1.0-litre, 120hp turbo-petrol engine, the ‘Turbo’ model of the new-generation Hyundai i20 guarantees to be the sporty premium hatch we’ve longed for.
Skoda Octavia RS 245
At Rs 35.99 lakh (ex-showroom), the Skoda Octavia RS 245 certain is dear, however it greater than justifies its premium price ticket.
Land Rover Defender
Having tackled the arduous expanse of Namibia a number of months in the past, the brand new Land Rover Defender faces its subsequent large problem – the city sprawl of Mumbai.
We put Kia’s newest providing for India, the Sonet compact SUV, via its paces in our complete street check.
New Mercedes-Benz S-class
The Mercedes-Benz S-class faces a harder process than ever in its seventh technology. Will its larger emphasis on know-how and digitisation pay dividends?
New BMW X6
The third-generation BMW X6 blends luxurious, measurement, practicality and efficiency in a package deal that’s arduous to disregard.
BMW M5 Competition
BMW’s M5 – the unique efficiency sedan – has returned in ‘Competition’ type, and is packing 625hp and extra aggressive dynamics this time round.
BMW X3 M
A drive within the BMW X3 M proves it’s blisteringly fast, but additionally compact sufficient to mix in with Indian roads and visitors.
Delhi to Mumbai within the BMW M8 Coupe
Why fly when you may fly as an alternative? Confused? We make a case for the critically quick BMW M8 Coupe on an impulsive drive from Delhi to Mumbai.
India’s quickest street in a Mercedes-AMG GT R
We set off seeking the quickest street in India, armed with the mighty Mercedes-AMG GT R.
Driving throughout Rajasthan in an Audi Q8
On the ultimate leg of our royal street journey, we drive the Audi Q8 throughout Rajasthan to expertise simply what makes the state so extraordinary.
Carlos Ghosn: The nice escape
It seems like a far-fetched plot from a Hollywood film, however, as former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn places it, his escape from home arrest in Japan was no work of fiction.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400
The retro motorbike phase is heating up, and we’ve pit two new arrivals – the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and Honda H’ness CB 350 – in opposition to the Benelli Imperiale 400 to select a winner.
BMW G 310 R
The G 310 R – BMW Motorrad’s entry-level motorbike – is again in BS6 type, and this time, it’s better-equipped to take on the competitors.