Skoda Kodiaq: The Best Alternative to a Luxury Sedan

 Skoda Kodiaq has been priced at Rs 34.84 lakhs (Ex-Bangalore) My heartfelt gratitude to Vinayak Skoda, Palace Road, Bangalore for inviting Shutterdrives to cover the Skoda Kodiaq in its glory! What is it?  Skoda has been a brand for enthusiasts and petrol-heads since it stepped on the Indian soil with the Octavia. With the SUV’s(read…

Audi Q3 35 TDI : When Performance meets Luxury

The Audi Q3 is priced at 38.3 lakhs (ex-India) Likes: + A complete overall package of Performance, space, styling & practicality + Brilliant interior quality. Feels leaps ahead of its counterparts + 35 TDI diesel engine is superbly mated to the 7 speed DSG + Highest GC in its class = no worrying about the…

Mercedes-Benz GLA 220d: Sporty yet elegant

Mercedes-Benz GLA 220d 4-Matic is priced at 38 lakhs (ex-India) Likes: + Aggressive front styling and the sloping roof make it stand out from the crowd + Top-notch interior quality. Mercedes has not compromised on the quality for this entry-level crossover + Compact size ensures  excellent agility: you can zip around some really tight lanes…

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 : Explosive Performance

The Mercedes-AMG retails at INR 77.4 lakhs (Ex-India) What is the 43 AMG? Intended as an entry-level and stepping stone toward the full-fledged AMG 63 experience, AMG 43 models come with subtle engines, as well as a much subtle price tag. All the cars also share the same drivetrain, a twin-turbo 3.0-litre V6 mated to…

Volvo V 90 Cross-country : World’s Most Beautiful Estate

VOLVO knows not all drivers in need of a large family car want a bulky gas-guzzling SUV. For the past 20 years, it has offered a four-wheel-drive estate car with sufficient ground clearance to make it into a music festival campsite and enough space for five people, their tents, their luggage and a ukulele or…

Volvo XC 60 : Road test review

Volvo XC 60 has been launched in India at 55.9 lakhs Likes :  World’s safest production SUV. Period Endless equipment levels include Adaptive cruise control, 9-inch Infotainment system, 360-degree camera, heated seats with massage functionality and the list goes on… Adequate power on tap coupled with oodles of torque Dislikes :  Volvo’s sparse dealer network…

Nissan Terrano 2017 : Driven

Compiled by Zahoor Hassan Compact SUV’s off-lately are becoming a trend for the Indian market. However, with our cities deteriorating traffic conditions coupled with massive traffic jams and congestion the user started to look for something convenient. Thus, many manufacturers like Nissan have entered into “automatic” space wherein all their original butch DNA is retained….

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 : Road test review

Compiled by Zahoor Hassan The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is sold in India at a price of 50.37 lakhs (ex-India) Prologue Consumer demand for all-wheel-drive crossovers and SUVs is such that every segment, from subcompact to full-size luxury, is experiencing steady increases. The compact luxury crossover segment is particularly buoyant and very competitive, here we have…