November 2016 issue of OVERDRIVE on stands now
OVERDRIVE brings another action-packed edition. This month, one of our biggest stories is about the new entrant in the executive luxury segment - the Volvo S90. Should the Germans be worried? You have to read Rohit Paradkar's story to find out. This month we also had the opportunity to spend some time with Volkswagen's upcoming new hot hatchback - the Polo GTI. Jamshed Patel drove the hallowed hot hatch in Hanover, Germany.
Jaguar has given the XF a significant update to keep it relevant against its upcoming all-new rivals. Is it enough? Rishaad Mody has an interesting take on that. Rishaad also went to Tokyo to experience the breathtaking celebration of Lamborghini's glorious past and bright future. Lamborghini Day in Tokyo is something extra special!
Next up, Shumi put the 150cc Aprilia SR150 up against India's best 150cc-class premium commuter, the Suzuki Gixxer. Although the SR150 is sporty in look, feel and intent, you should check out Shumi's detailed comparison before making a decision. Shumi also rode the Hero Achiever 150, and it makes a solid case for itself.
We've got something for Indian Motorcycle lovers, too. Indian has launched its smaller Scout (Scout Sixty) here in India, and Ashok George rode it to find out if it can prove to be as exciting as its bigger brother, the Indian Scout. Ashok also rode the new Benelli 302 R and discovered that there is more to it than meets the eye.
In motorsport, Rahul Richard travelled to Manali to cover the Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya, which is one of the most exhilarating experiences in his life.
Volkswagen Motorsport India has started something wonderful this year, at least for auto journalists. From the second round onward, two publications were invited to participate in each race weekend of the one-make Vento Cup championship. Our own Rishaad competed in the final round of the championship and finished third in qualifying.
Michael Scott writes about magnificent, merciless and mighty Marquez who became the world champion for a third time in four years, a fifth time in seven years. It's marvellous!
All this along with our usual fare of in-depth motorsport coverage and detailed reporting and analysis of all that's happened in the automobile world this past month. Head to your local news stand and pick up a copy!
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