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Audi’s Small Car for India – A1

Posted by automobz on December 4, 2008

audi_a1_05Until some recent time back, there was not a single example in its line-up belonging to the burgeoning SUV segment. But German auto firm Audi realized the potential and launched the, now much famous and celebrated, Q7. Ever since then this fat, bulbous, heavy-at-the-arse SUV has been the vanguard of segment sales. Other SUVs in the offing are Q5 and ‘under-development’ Q3. And now, the four-ringed firm has become conscious about its presence in yet another lucrative sector – that being the small-car segment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Which car to buy?!

Posted by automobz on December 1, 2008

mahindra-bolero-stingerAnd here I was, staring down at the front end of this clothed-in-yellow SUV which I so desperately wanted. I am an avid off-roader and want something that can really handle the tough terrain well. The pocket, however, isn’t deep enough to even realistically think about things called Pajeros or Prados. This got me thinking. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hyundai i20 – Revealed, finally!

Posted by automobz on October 7, 2008

So, the Hyundai i20 finally meets the eye in actual form, and let me share a little secret with you. There is a little of MG and Merc splashed on it. Find my words hard to digest? Check out the bonnet and you will know what I mean. There is an ‘elephant’s-trunk-sort-of-kink’ running vertically towards the grille section. Two cars, namely MG SV-R concept and Mercedes-Benz SLK instantly started ringing bells in my head the moment I saw the i20. Nonetheless, this compact from Hyundai does look quite appealing. We were hoping for it not to be just a larger version of i10, and we are glad to say that it is not. Read the rest of this entry »

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