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LEXUS ES 300h - THE SILENT KILLER

  • LEXUS – THE ‘SILENT KILLER’

    From a long time, we were waiting to have something new in our city Vadodara. Soon, we got the good news that LEXUS is coming to ‘THE SANSKARI NAGRI’ and we were too excited and set to welcome the luxury brand of TOYOTA. 
    We were all set to welcome the LEXUS cars, got our camera out and Harsh couldn’t control his excitement to test drive the car and was roaming all over the venue, anxiously waiting for the cars. And the moment he saw the cars coming, his facial expression changed drastically and he forgot all the things around him and just kept seeing the car. 
    We were sure that he will check the sedan first (he loves sedan) and started walking towards the LEXUS ES 300h, started giving his introduction to the team who came along and then he was completely into it. 
    The LEXUS NX 300h seemed waiting 

    THE EXTERIOR 
    What a car! That’s the first thing you will say when you see this beauty (Lexus ES 300h). The design structure of the car is completely different. Any shot we took was a perfect one as the car looked fabulous from all the angles. Whether it be 3 eyed Bi-Beam LED headlamps or the distinctive & sharp front face or the extraordinarily designed alloy wheels or the L shaped LED Rear combination lamps, everything is just perfectly placed in this fabulous car ‘THE LEXUS ES 300h’.
    The side low stance of the car looks gorgeous and we knew that this car will surely have more legroom inside it but what caught our attention is the low ground clearance. This was a point of concern for us but it was soon cleared by the LEXUS TEAM that it can be increased with the help of dampers on customer request.
    Harsh reached the rear of the car and did something with the leg which automatically opened the boot and looking at the space we were surprised to see a massive boot which will never let you down.

    THE INTERIOR 
    The 12.3inch Electro Multi-Vision display will surely catch your attention first as soon as you enter the car. The multi-information display is also offered which almost has all statistics to display about the car. But, there is more to come, you also have a HEAD UP DISPLAY unit in large color, displayed on the windscreen which adds to its unique offered feature list. 
    The powerful energy efficient air conditioning system ensured that we don’t feel the outside heat and that the temperature is maintained inside the cabin. The ventilated seats on the front added to the comfort. 
    The 4 way electronically adjustable driver & co-driver seats ensure optimal position to drive. The remote touch interface is designed as smartphone style operation to access your infotainment system, and the wireless charging port will ensure that your phone’s battery never drains out (you need to have a wireless charging phone, Harsh doesn’t have it). 
    THE QUIETUDE 
    Harsh was all set to take control of the steering wheel and take the LEXUS for a spin. We saw him pressing the power button frequent times and then a team member from LEXUS said ‘Harsh, it’s already on’. Harsh was like ‘What?’ 
    No noise at all! LEXUS ES 300h is equipped with a 2.5ltr petrol engine with a hybrid system. At low speeds, the car uses only the motor power and it even applies during the start of the engine that’s the reason Harsh didn’t realize that the car is ready to go (we were laughing at him). 
    The regenerative brake system activates the motors as a generator even while decelerating & braking, converting the moving vehicle’s kinetic energy into electric energy and also to charge the battery, this gives better fuel efficiency and low CO2 emission. 
    The ACTIVE NOISE CONTROL uses engine rpm and a dedicated microphone to identify and reduce muffled engine sound by producing an opposite phase sound from speakers to nullify it and this results in the quietest cabin. 
    The LEXUS ES 300h is so silent that we saw Harsh sitting inside the car with eyes closed (we thought he was feeling the car but later we realized he was trying to take a nap). 
    To wake him up we used the MARK LEVINSON’s premium surround sound system has 17 speakers and in no time he woke up afraid. Lol! You might be wondering how we did that, to clarify, we were clicking car front image from the rear seat which has a center armrest having a multi-operational panel where you can recline seats and also adjust the audio controls.

    THE CONCLUSION 
    On the drive, the LEXUS ES 300h surely gave us the most pleasurable ride in the city areas. We never felt the change from a battery to the petrol engine mode and it was so smooth that we never noticed or felt the change. The 3 drives modes namely THE ECO, COMFORT & SPORT ensured that the right power and comfort was delivered to a driver whenever it was needed and felt too smooth and comfortable to maneuver the car of this size in the city areas (the electric power steering is ultra-smooth). 
    We have never seen Harsh taking the back seat but this car forced him to take a ride and enjoy the comfort at the rear. Thanks to the performance dampers which ensured that no vibrations were felt inside the cabin and all the potholes or the bumpers were smoothly tackled. Harsh enjoyed his diet coke at the rear without a spill ? 
    LEXUS ES 300h is surely a car to opt for. This smart hybrid technological car will ensure you take it for a ride every day and enjoy the quietest cabin experience ever.

    LEXUS ES 300h - Beauty with Brains!


    Harsh didn’t take this car on rough roads worried about any tyre getting flat. He didn’t know this car has a full-size spare wheel too (hahahahah).

INDIA'S first Compact Utility Vehicle is here ! Ford's FREESTYLE

  • Ford’s new addition ‘Freestyle’ is surely major refreshment for the company and we are sure that it will get the sales going positively. Freestyle has new looks which is much bolder and rugged when talked about the exterior and the interior is fabulous too. Let’s see that it has

    Exterior

    The robust SUV like look of Freestyle is definitely a killer and makes it versatile for both on road & off road driving. The black C shaped ornamentation done across the front fog lamps gives a sporty look on the front. Over all the Freestyle definitely stands true on being India’s first ‘Compact Utility Vehicle’.

    Interior

    The first thing which attracts your eyes is the 6.5inch infotainment display which has both Apple Car Play & Android Auto. The dual tone finish interior is again refreshing and has some really good looks to offer. Please note that it definitely seems a car which will give you comfortable driving pleasure and the steering movement is very smooth which will help you easy maneuvering in city drives.

    Safety

    We are sure when we talk about Ford the first thing we remember is the ‘6 Airbag Car’.  The base models have Dual Airbags as standard. Freestyle comes with ABS & EBD but this time FORD has made this car even safer by adding ACTIVE ROLLOVER PREVENTION and a EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE facility which means during accident the fuel pump cuts off automatically and shares GPS Location with emergency services. That’s COOL!

    Engine

    Freestyle comes with both Petrol & Diesel Engine options. The petrol engine is a 3 cylinder 1194cc engine having 120nm of torque and 96ps of power delivering fuel economy of 19kmpl while the diesel engine is a 4 cylinder 1498 cc engine having 215nm of torque and 100ps of power, capable of delivering 24kmpl of fuel economy. Both the engines are having an option of manual gearbox only.

    Freestyle is definitely a trump card played by FORD which will surely attract a lot of eyes. The ex-showroom prices for Vadodara starts from Rs 5,09,000 extending till Rs 6,94,000 for petrol and for the diesel it starts from Rs 6,09,000 extending till Rs 7,89,000

    Want to know more about Freestyle or want to compare between models please reach us on 9904 788 788 for detailed review.   




THE ALL NEW FACELIFT HYUNDAI ELITE I20

  • Today we are presenting you a small review on the Hyundai’s one of most loved product ‘THE ELITE i20’. We already presented you the new FACELIFT version directly from the AUTO EXPO 2018 but we tested the car on road and Hyundai Elite i20 proved us right in all aspects that why it’s still the best car in its segment.

    What changed on exterior side?

    The FACELIFT ELITE i20 has a new cascade design front grille in all black which gives a bold look to the car when viewed from front. The shape of the fog lamp is now changed and top end trim will have a projector headlamp with DRL (Day Running Lights). Elite i20 now has the Front Air Curtains too which will ensure that wind turbulence is reduced for front wheels and the car is made more aerodynamically efficiently specially during the fast speed.

    The good change you notice is when you check the backside of the car. It has a new set of bumper with dual tone and yes the new stylish tail lamps looks beautiful.

    Elite i20 is also offered in a dual tone color option on the top end trim.



    What changed in the inside?

    First things first, the 17.77 cm touchscreen IPS display looks attractive and is helpful too. It offers features like Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Video Playing mode and yes Navigation too. The Facelift Elite i20 now comes with a Fully Automatic climate control air conditioner with cluster ionizer which is 1st in its segment to offer, this will ensure that the air is purified.

    The Facelift Elite i20 is having a driver armrest which will ensure a comfortable ride.

    Talking on the space side it’s still a very comfortable car to sit in. Space for 5 is easily there and you get enough legroom to be in there comfortably. City ride is very comfortable and even on the highway the car firmly grips the road which we found is the good part.

    Engine type & Variants

    Elite i20 is offered both in Petrol & Diesel Variants. The Petrol Engine is equipped with 1197cc kappa engine which offers 82bhp of power and a fuel efficiency of around 18kmpl on highways. The diesel engine is equipped with 1396cc U2 CRDI engine offering 89bhp of power and delivering around 22kmpl on highway

    The car has 5 variants to select from but the bad news is that it’s still not having a Automatic Gearbox option.



    Safety

    Well Hyundai has offered driver & co-driver airbag as standard across all variants apart from this Elite i20 is the 1st in its segment car to offer 6 airbag in the top end trim. The ABS (Anti Braking System) will ensure that the car retains steadiness during slippery surfaces and restricts wheel lock, which is again a standard across all variants.

    Verdict

    Hyundai Elite i20 still is a better car but now with dashing looks and more space. But at the same time Maruti Suzuki’s swift is all set to take up the competition with fresh design and good technology too. Take a test drive for both this cars simultaneously to figure out the best one for you.

    Stay Tuned with CarOnGo for more updates

    #carongo #cog #hyundai #elitei20 

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FIRST LOOK - DATSUN REDI GO 1.0 AMT

  • Take the FIRST LOOK on the exclusive DATSUN REDI – GO AMT. Yes! It’s the AMT Automatic Variant of the Redi-Go.

    At first look one would definitely not notice whether it’s a manual one or an automatic one as there is no such external badge which say AMT. But once you are in the car, you find that beautiful AMT gearbox right there to serve you with more comfort and pleasure every time you take it for a drive.

    But wait there is one more thing that will differentiate that it’s an Automatic Redi-Go and it’s the new infotainment system which offers a Bluetooth Function. So now while you are driving this beauty you won’t miss a call.

    This 5 Speed Automatic Transmission is having 1.0L three cylinder petrol engine.

    Stay tuned for more updates!

     

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FIRST TIME EVER ! Check the Roadtest Review of Datsun Redi-Go 1.0 in 2 different languages - English & Hindi. English Review coming soon !



THE ALL NEW AUDI Q5 is here !

  • Audi has launched the ALL NEW Q5 which is not only having some fresh exterior looks but is also extra ordinary from the inside.

    Audi’s Q5 was already loved by many and with this new Q5 it will surely grab some more eyes.

    AUDI Q5 is offered in two variants i.e. Premium Plus & Technology.

    The Premium Plus variants has features like Front Two Electrically Adjustable Seats, 3 zone Automatic Climate Control AC, LED Headlamps & Rear Taillamps with dynamic indicators, Audi Drive Select, Cruise Control, 8 airbags, tyre pressure monitoring system and much more.

    In addition to this the Technology variant will add features like Memory Function for Front Seats, Navigation Function with MMI Operating Logic, Audi’s Virtual Cockpit and to make your drive more adventurous & confident you get Adaptive Suspension with Damping Control

     

    The Heart of the ALL NEW AUDI Q5 pumps out 190hp power & 400nm torque which makes 0 to 100kms in just 7.9 seconds. Of course! That’s the Quattro Turbocharge Diesel Engine offering 1968cc engine displacement with 7 speed dual clutch transmission.

    Audi Q5 has a premium interior and with this new edition which was missed already is now ready to take on the competitors.

    Stay Tuned for more updates.

    Words By: Harsh Patel

     

THE MORE POWERFUL DATSUN REDI GO 1.0L

  • Datsun launched REDI GO in 2016 and just in a span of month it attained more than 10,000 booking. 

    This proved that many have started liking this URBAN NEW LITTLE CAR, but now Datsun has made it even more powerful. Yes ! The Redi Go 1.0l. Externally it is not a different car from the Redi Go 0.8l but under the hood you find a bit more power delivery 68ps of power and 91nm of torque which is efficient enough to deliver a fuel economy of 22.5kmpl against 22.7kmpl delivered by 8.0l Redi Go as claimed by Datsun. 

    Datsun Redi Go is having one of the best ground clearance in its segment which is of 185mm. The 3D shaped front halogen head lamps and the wide front grill with silver accents over the edges makes the car look fabulous. The rear of Redi Go is more appealing specially because of the bolder new shaped tail lamps. 

    Over all the exterior look of Redi Go stands apart from rest of the cars available in the same price range. 

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The Facelift Ford Ecosport has a refreshing interior with new infotainment system added. Comparing Old vs New Ecosport


  • The first thing to notice when you step into this beautiful car is the fabulous 8inch touchscreen infotainment music system. It is also home to some features like navigation, android auto & apple car play. Dual USB ports can be found in all variants other than the base model, while Trend & Trend+ will have 6.5inch touch-screen infotainment system. To add further convenience Bluetooth Handsfree along with audio controls is also offered in all variants other than the base model.

    Further, the AC panel console is changed too and you find that sporty single tone dark theme inside the FACELIFT ECOSPORT. Space for 5 can be easily managed by the ECOSPORT without making the ride uncomfortable at the back seat  and if you have more luggage to carry along 352ltrs boot space is just right there to help you out which can be further extended to 1178 ltrs. Isn’t it practical?

    Steeping on the driving seat, the refreshing meter gauge is right in front with on board trip computer showing distance to empty, average & instant fuel consumption and also the gear shift indicator. Making your drive pleasurable the FACELIFT ECO SPORT top variants will offer you a driver armrest, rear view camera, rain sensing wipers, multicolor footwell ambiente lighting, puddle lamps on outside mirrors & many more.

Take a look on the NEW FRONT OF THE FACELIFT FORD ECOSPORT

  • FORD’s new facelift ECOSPORT has very good changes done both on the interior & the exterior.

    Talking about the front firstly, one would notice the reshaped bumper having new pair of headlamps with LED Day Time Running lights.

    The Front Grill changed makes the car look much bolder in comparison to the previous one.

    Taking a closer look even the shape of the fog lamps is redesigned to match it with the headlamps. Honestly, we liked the current version more than the previous one



MARUTI SUZUKI launches the sporty & trendy CELERIO X

  • Maruti Suzuki sold over 3,00,000 units of Celerio. Well, to take that figure ahead MS has launched Celerio X which has sportier & dashing looks on the exterior and also young & refreshing interior too. 


    CELERIO X has gloss black finish detailed done on the front grille, clads.


    On the interior the black tone with the young color accents done makes it look much more peppy & younger than the regular Celerio.

    CELERIO X is offered in petrol engine type having both manual & AGS (Auto Gear Shift) gearbox. Celerio was the first by Maruti Suzuki to have AGS Technology. 

    CELERIO X is claimed to deliver 23.1 kmpl fuel economy. Maruti Suzuki has kept driver side airbag as standard across all its variants. 

    Celerio X has 4 variants - Vxi, Vxi (O), Zxi & Zxi (O). The optional variants adds the safety parameters like the passenger side airbag and the ABS to mention a few. 

    It's definitely a bolder car than the regular Celerio. Let's wait & watch on how much its loved by the Indian Market. 

     


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MARUTI SUZUKI launches THE FACELIFT CELERIO

  • This festival season MARUTI SUZUKI has offered an all new FACELIFT CELERIO which has new interior, new exterior and added safety too



VOLKSWAGEN's PREMIUM SUV IS HERE - TIGUAN

  • Volkswagen launched its premium SUV TIGUAN. TIGUAN is exceptionally well designed and is all set to take on its competitors with extraordinary design and mind blowing features. Whether it be active multifunctional display or the drive modes TIGUAN has everything to make your on road and off road ride pleasurable. 

MERCEDES E CLASS - NOW THAT's SURELY BEAUTY WITH BRAINS

  • India's largest luxury car manufacturer is bringing up some astonishing product(s) back to back and with the E CLASS they truly proved that its masterpiece of intelligence. 

    The ALL NEW E CLASS is a baby S-Class which not only has a extended wheel base but the reclining rear seats makes it feel supremely comfortable. And yes, the 64 ambient lights will definitely light up your mood everytime you step in this beauty. 


TATA's PREMIUM COMPACT SUV IS HERE ! THE TATA NEXON

  • TATA has recently launched an extraordinary compact SUV NEXON. Not only the exterior but the interior is also a whole new fresh design by TATA. The exterior is having a coupe inspired design while the floating dashboard infotainment system distinguishes the car from rest of its competitor. Check out the FIRST LOOK exclusively by CARONGO  


THE ALL NEW TERRANO

  • CARONGO has done an exclusively review on the NISSAN TERRANO which now has 22 new exciting features. Not only do you have the steering mounted control with the infotainment system but you also have an cruise control which was much need in this SUV. Watch the complete review on THE ALL NEW TERRANO 


HYUNDAI GRAND i10 FACELIFT

  • The HYUNDAI Grand i10 has not only the new segment added into its portfolio to add from but also has some catchy interior changes along with bolder exterior too. Check out what is changed in the inside with the exclusive review on GRAND i10