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Torque: Ford Figo Aspire, Abarth 595, Mercedes-AMG GT S & More

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1. Starting 2016, You’ll Have to Shell Out More for a BMW



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BMW 3 Series. (Photo: BMW India)

You might have made plans for the new year, but if you are planning to buy a BMW then you will have to shell out more than you expected.

BMW India has announced a price hike of up to 3 percent across the BMW and MINI product range, effective 1 January 2016.

Read here to know more about the decision.

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2. Review: Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione is a Cute Little Monster



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Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione. (Photo: The Quint/Siddharth Safaya)

It looks like the 500, Fiat’s classic car known for its nimble looks and tonnes of cuteness. But under its hood, the Abarth 595 is a monster, unlike the 500.

It’s a small-yet-powerful 3-door hatchback with 160PS @ 4400rpm of power. 65 years after its origin, the 595 Abarth is more alive than ever.

On paper, this car looks like it has the potential to be one of the best performance hatchbacks in the country, but does it deliver on those promises?

Click here to find out.

3. Review: The Ford Figo Aspire (TDCi) Will ‘Amaze’ You



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Ford Figo Aspire. (Photo: Ford)

The Ford Figo Aspire has been pitted against the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai’s Xcent, the Honda Amaze and the Tata Zest.

With the DZire and the Amaze having a successful run in the market, it will undoubtedly be tough for Ford to make a mark.

Lets say an Indian with a Korean ‘Xcent’, ‘Desires’ to date a supermodel that might ‘Amaze’ you? The real question is, should he ‘Aspire’ for it?

We have the answer, click here to know.

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4. Mercedes-AMG GT S Launched in India at Rs 2.4 Crore



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Mercedes-AMG GT S. (Photo: The Quint)

The sports car segment in India has a new arrival. German manufacturer Mercedes has launched the Mercedes-AMG GT S in India at Rs 2.4 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi)

The car is sure to make all heads turn because it looks stunning.The performance figures are even more impressive. The car can go from a standstill to 100 km/h in a matter of 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 310 km/h.

The Mercedes-AMG GT S has everything a performance car should have. It looks stunning, sounds fantastic and goes mind-blowingly fast. For complete details about the GT S, click here.

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5. Here Are the Best Police Cars in the World



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The Lamborghini Huracan used by the Italian police. (Photo: Lamborghini)

Remember Ajay Devgn as Singham stepping out of his Mahindra Scorpio, in slow-mo, to shoot the bad guys?

The movie is one of the most successful cop flicks in India and it managed to do something that we loved – it made the Indian policeman look cool. One factor for coolness? The car!

Police cars across the world range from SUVs to hatchbacks. Here’s a list of the coolest cop cars from around the world.

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