Pirzada Shakir

National Writer

Pirzada Shakir is a multi-media journalist based in India. His work on a wide range of subjects is published in national as well as International publications. He is currently working as a National Writer for NewsBytes. He tweets at @pzshakir6 Pirzada Shakir no longer works with NewsBytes.
Pirzada Shakir

Latest News Articles

26 Dec 2022

Jaguar Land Rover

Land Rover Defender EV in the works; debut in 2025

British marque Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is working on an all-electric version of its Defender SUV. It will be launched in 2025 and deliveries will commence the following year.

26 Dec 2022

Tata Motors Ltd

Tata Harrier's special edition spied at dealership; launch soon

Tata Motors should launch a special version of its Harrier SUV in India in the coming days.

26 Dec 2022


Prior to launch in India, Citroen eC3 EV spied

French carmaker Citroen is expanding its line-up in India. The brand is now gearing up to launch its first-ever EV, the eC3, here.

26 Dec 2022


2023 Honda CBF190R streetfighter, with a refreshed look, goes official

Sundiro Honda has updated the CBF190R for MY-2023 with a minor re-design, and it now looks similar to the Hornet 2.0.

25 Dec 2022

Tata Motors Ltd

Prior to debut, Tata Safari (facelift) found testing in India

The facelifted version of Tata Motors' flagship SUV, the Safari, was spotted doing test runs in India. It is expected to be launched on our shores by mid-2023.

24 Dec 2022


Mahindra Thar's 2WD variant spotted testing ahead of launch

Homegrown carmaker Mahindra is currently working on a more affordable variant of the Thar for the Indian market. The SUV was spotted doing test runs on our shores recently.

24 Dec 2022


Harley-Davidson Nightster S previewed via leaked images: Check design, features

US-based automaker Harley-Davidson is set to unveil its Nightster S motorcycle next month.

24 Dec 2022


2023 BMW X1 bookings open at dealers: Should you reserve?

Select BMW dealerships have started accepting bookings for the new generation X1 ahead of its launch in India next month.

23 Dec 2022


Fifth-generation Lexus RX to be unveiled at Auto Expo 2023 

Japanese automaker Lexus is gearing up to steal the spotlight at the Auto Expo 2023 next month in India.

20 Dec 2022


Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Cabriolet's India launch on January 6

Marking the first launch of the year 2023 in India, German carmaker Mercedes-AMG is all set to launch the E 53 4MATIC+ Cabriolet on our shores on January 6

20 Dec 2022

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-door fully revealed in latest spy image

Maruti Suzuki's much-awaited Jimny 5-door, also known as Jimny LWB or Suzuki YWD, has been spotted in India ahead of its scheduled global launch at Auto Expo 2023.

20 Dec 2022


2024 Hyundai KONA debuts with stylish looks and multiple variants

South Korean automaker Hyundai has revealed the second-generation KONA subcompact crossover, featuring a bigger body.

20 Dec 2022


Ford GT Mk IV debuts as super-exclusive, track-only 800hp car

US-based carmaker Ford has finally pulled the plug on their flagship supercar. The swansong is the 2023 GT Mk IV.

19 Dec 2022

Maruti Suzuki Alto

Maruti, Hyundai, and others may axe popular cars in 2023

Several top carmakers including Maruti, Hyundai, Mahindra, Tata, and Honda may have to axe their popular offerings due to the upcoming emission norms.

19 Dec 2022


Everything we know about the upcoming Mercedes-Benz E-Class long-wheelbase version

Mercedes-Benz's next-generation E-Class sedan is taking shape ahead of its launch in early 2023.

19 Dec 2022


Upcoming CRETA and Seltos to boast powerful 1.5-liter turbo-petrol engine

Hyundai and Kia Motors will discontinue the 1.4-liter turbo petrol engine that has driven the popularity of CRETA, Seltos, and Carens in India. Thankfully, the South Korean automakers have found a replacement for the outgoing powertrain.