Car

Buying a second hand car: Keep these 5 points in mind while transferring the insurance policy

The second hand or used automobiles market is developing in a steep upward curve in India encouraging dealers and buyers alike to opt for used vehicles. Purchasing a used vehicle stands as a very clever choice, bearing in mind the wide price differentiation factor between an old and a new car. Given the possibility of effortlessly narrowing down on a used ... Read More »

5 cars that get COSTLIER with age: Maruti SS80 to Mahindra Classic

It’s quite usual for a car to become less valuable with the passage of time and ultimately getting junked. However, there are many cars out there, which have not just survived the test of time but also grown more valuable. Proper care, strong build and timeless appeal are some of the factors, which lead to a car getting the coveted ... Read More »

These 18 beautiful, vintage cars are worth millions and are up for auction at Pebble Beach

A 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport Cabriolet The 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance kicked off this week in California at the Pebble Beach Golf Club. Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is presenting a particularly impressive fleet of automobiles on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25. Some of the cars in ... Read More »

5 Latest ‘WANNABE’ cars – Maruti Brezza Evoque to Endeavour Mustang

Regulars to Cartoq would know that we have time and again featured cheap imposters that try too hard to mimic high-end vehicles. These ‘WANNABE’ cars are most mainstream products that have been modified to some extent to have a slight (really very slight, at times) resemblance to pricier cars. Today, we have a look at 5 of the latest WANNABE ... Read More »

Ford Freestyle launch date and variant details REVEALED

Ford India is all set to launch the Freestyle hatchback-based crossover on the 18th of April, 2018. With days to go for the launch, Ford dealers have already started accepting bookings for the brand new car that’s based on the Figo’s KA platform. The Freestyle, in essence, is a butch version of the Figo with muscular styling elements and higher ... Read More »

Modified Mahindra Thar with pick-up truck stance looks butch yet classy!

The Mahindra Thar has provided a pretty clean canvas to many car customizers across the country. Regulars here would know that we’ve already featured a gazillion modified Thars, ranging from some tastefully done up examples to some really weird and wacky creations. The modified Mahindra Thar you see below falls in the former category. It carries a handful of subtle ... Read More »

NO ONE KNOWS WHAT A SELF-DRIVING CAR IS, AND IT’S BECOMING A PROBLEM

“WE HAVE NOW self-driving cars.” So declared no less an authority than the United States’ chief of transportation, Secretary Elaine Chao, in a May interview with Fox Business. “They can drive on the highway, follow the white lines on the highway, and there’s really no need for any person to be seated and controlling any of the instruments.” This is wrong. Today, you can ... Read More »

Honda to shift focus from India if government’s push for small car continues

The recent hike in cess on select class of vehicles has not gone down well with manufacturers with Honda hinting that such a move will make India an unattractive market in the long run. The government hiking tax on large cars is an incentive for small car sales. This is making global companies like Honda defocus on India even as ... Read More »

What will the car of 2040 be like?

The Mercedes F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car is part of a trend of creating luxury designs for a driverless future. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters What will the car look like by the time the petrol and diesel combustion engine is banned from sale? Will we still be driving, or will we be living in a utopia filled with gleaming white pods ... Read More »

EU’s car regulator warns against car diesel ban in cities

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Banning diesel cars in European cities could hamper automakers’ ability to invest in zero-emission vehicles, the European Union’s commissioner for industry has warned the bloc’s transport ministers. In a letter seen by Reuters, Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said there would be no benefit in a collapse of the market for diesel cars and that the short-term focus should ... Read More »