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“18-20 percent GST would be the right duty level for two-wheelers.”, Venu Srinivasan

On the first day of our sister publication, Autocar Professional’s Two-Wheeler Virtual Conclave week-long webinar, Venu Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director of TVS Motor Co, spoke about a range of topics, both involving the automotive industry as well as the general economic status of the country and the growth outlook. TVS Chairman suggests  GST for two-wheelers should be 18-20 percent Recommended an ...

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  • Posted on Tuesday October 27, 2020

BMW R18 Classic revealed

BMW Motorrad has revealed the R18 Classic, a new variant that’s more suited towards cruising than the standard R18. Rides on a small 16-inch front wheel Gets cruise control as standard Features multiple touring-oriented accessories The R18 Classic is based on the standard R18, that was launched in India, in September 2020. However, it does come equipped with features that make it distinctive. Its ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Review: MG Gloster vs Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Endeavour vs Mahindra Alturas G4 comparison

SUVs might come in all shapes and sizes today, but the big, three-row, body-on-frame type still holds special place in the hearts of Indian buyers. The arrival of the MG Gloster presents a fitting opportunity to bring all members of the tribe back together. Giving the Gloster company is Mahindra’s Alturas G4 that was recently updated to Bharat Stage 6 (BS6) ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Review: 2020 Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI automatic video review

Also see: 2020 Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI automatic review, test drive 5 lakh Skoda Auto Volkswagen India cars exported in 10 years Car maintenance cost comparison Part 5: Mid-size sedans 2020 City vs Verna vs Rapid vs Vento vs Ciaz vs Yaris comparison

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

MotoGP: Morbidelli takes his second win of the season at Teruel GP

This past weekend, the MotoGP paddock returned to MotorLand Aragon for the inaugural Teruel Grand Prix. A faultless performance from Franco Morbidelli saw him become only the second double winner of the 2020 MotoGP season. Morbidelli wins with a 2.205 secs margin Joan Mir extends championship lead Takaaki Nakagami and Alex Marquez crash out Joan Mir and Team Suzuki Ecstar extend MotoGP championship  Morbidelli atop ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Ducati Multistrada 950 S launch on November 2

The new Ducati Multistrada 950 S will be launched on November 2, 2020, in India. The motorcycle can be booked at any Ducati dealership for an amount of Rs 1 lakh. Euro 5, BS6 compliant 937cc engine produces 113hp and 96Nm Features include Ducati Skyhook semi-active suspension, Ducati cornering lights and more Deliveries to begin in the first week of November  Ducati Multistrada 950 ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Royal Enfield CE certified riding jackets launched

Royal Enfield has launched seven CE certified riding jackets, with the prices ranging from Rs 4,950 to Rs 14,950. Jackets designed for different riding conditions D3O and KNOX armour used Also available on Amazon and select Central and Shoppers Stop outlets The company has said that the jacket line-up offers the freedom to ride in both, on- and off-road conditions. In addition to being ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Car maintenance cost comparison Part 5: Mid-size sedans

Moving ahead from Part 2 of the premium and executive sedan segment, part 3 and part 4 of our maintenance cost study, we now present part 5 comprising of the mid-size sedan segment. Maintenance costs calculated over 60,000km Mid-size sedans maintenance costs compared Factors in parts cost and service life, labour ex-Delhi costs inclusive of taxes The mid-size sedan segment may have had its ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

2020 Bajaj CT100 kick-start launched at Rs 46,432

Bajaj has launched an updated version of its most affordable offering, the CT100 kick-start, at Rs 46,432. At this price, it costs around Rs 2,000 more than the model it replaces. For 2020, the CT100 gets eight new features. Among them are the new tank grips – an old-school feature that is making a comeback, thanks to the TVS Radeon. Other ...

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  • Posted on Monday October 26, 2020