Question of the Day: What’s the most irritating car name?

March 13, 2016 0

You hear a lot about how the Chevrolet Nova was a sales flop in Mexico because “No va” means “it doesn’t go” in Spanish; in fact, the Nova sold pretty well south of the border, and in any case most Spanish-speakers know that “Nova” means “new” in Latin and Portuguese. However, General Motors doesn’t … read more

2016 Honda Civic Sedan: The 10th-Gen Car Is Alive!

September 17, 2015 0

Official Photos and Info The road to recovery can be long—just ask Honda’s Civic. The small-car benchmark for decades, the Civic started to go awry when it transitioned from a normal-looking sedan, coupe, and (occasionally) hatchback to a futuristic, windswept-tadpole-shaped thing in 2006. It wasn’t … read more

Ford Figo Aspire launched at Rs 4.89 lakh

August 13, 2015 0

The first compact sedan from Ford, the Figo Aspire, has been launched with prices starting from Rs 4.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the petrol, Rs 5.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the diesel and Rs 7.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the automatic. The compact sedan is available with a choice of … read more

Ford Figo Aspire launch on August 12

August 5, 2015 0

Ford started accepting bookings for the Figo Aspire from July 27. The company has now announced that it will be launching the car on August 12. The Aspire will be Ford’s maiden entry into the compact sedan segment which currently features models such as the Maruti Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Zest and … read more

10 of the World’s Best Weird Car Names

August 2, 2015 0

Every time an automaker lays out plans to build a new car, a very important question needs to be answered. “What will we call it?” Most of the time, carmakers hit their mark. For instance, just imagine all the “oohs” and “ahhs” when someone at Plymouth nominated “Barracuda.” 
However, … read more

Ford Figo Aspire bookings to open on July 27

July 24, 2015 0

Ford has announced that all its dealerships across the country will start accepting bookings for the Figo Aspire from July 27. The booking amount for the compact sedan has been set at Rs 30,000. The Figo Aspire compact sedan will be available with a choice of three engines – a 86.8bhp 1.2 petrol, … read more

Ford Figo Aspire gets a few firsts

July 22, 2015 0

Ford’s entrant into the compact sedan segment, the Figo Aspire, will be in showrooms soon. The segment is a highly contested one, and Ford is pulling all stops to make the Aspire package as appealing as possible. A couple of things that Ford is introducing on the Figo Aspire, are new in the segment. … read more

Ford Figo Aspire specifications revealed

July 13, 2015 0

Ford will soon be launching the Figo Aspire. A compact sedan iteration of the upcoming Figo hatchback, the Figo Aspire will rival the likes of the Honda Amaze, Maruti Dzire, Tata Zest and the Hyundai Xcent. The Ford Figo Aspire gets six airbags on higher trims – a first in its class. It will get a … read more