Tag Archives: Cars

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 »

Lyft Wins Permit to Test Self-Driving Cars in California

US ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race with several other companies to bring self-driving cars to the masses. Lyft’s permit, reflected on the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) website, comes two months after it announced plans to offer a self-driving car as a ride option in the ... Read More »

Elon Musk in Talks to Bring Electric Cars to India

TESLA ENTERS THE INDIAN MARKET Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he’s in talks with India’s government to sell electric cars in the country, which is currently the fourth-largest auto market in the world. Musk said on Twitter Thursday that he is currently negotiating a relief on import penalties until Tesla can build a local factory. This isn’t the first time ... Read More »

Tesla In Talks With Government Of India To Exempt Import Duty For Its Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Tesla has plans to build a local factory in India Import duties in India will affect the prices of Tesla cars Tesla plans to launch the Model 3 in India We’ve always kept you updated about Tesla coming to India. We’ll be more than happy to see the car maker here but there are some obstacles that it is ... Read More »

Elon Musk ‘intrigued’ by India’s objective of all-electric cars by 2030

File photo of Elon Musk. HIGHLIGHTS Earlier, Piyush Goyal had said the country is looking at an all-electric fleet by 2030 India indeed is at the cusp of being a viable market for selling products which make use of clean energy Carmakers though are looking at electric push with a sense of caution, even as China look to storm in ... Read More »

Lexus Cars To Be Launched In India In March 2017; More Details Revealed

We’ve already told you all there is to about brand Lexus coming to India. In fact we gave you an exclusive story too, telling you about the cars that are making their way here as also the strategy the company will adopt as regards India. We’ve already told you about the RX450 and the ES coming to India and we’ve ... Read More »

Honda Cars India To Increase Prices By Up To 3% From January 2017

Honda Cars India has announced a price hike of up to 3 per cent for all its models effective from January 2017. Apart from year end offers and schemes, December is also the month when carmakers announce price revisions for next year. And Honda Cars is the latest addition to that list. In fact, Honda is the seventh carmaker in ... Read More »

The Most Iconic BMW Cars Ever Made

German automotive behemoth BMW celebrated its centenary on Monday and to celebrate this momentous occasion, we decided to dig into its history to trace some of the most iconic Bimmers to have been produced. The company has had an illustrious past which resulted in the creation of some exquisite machines in terms of both design and engineering. Here’s a glimpse ... Read More »