Somnath Chatterjee

Guest Contributor

Somnath Chatterjee contributes car reviews for NewsBytes. He is an automotive journalist with an experience of eight years in testing new cars launched in India. Somnath’s work has focused on new car reviews, previews, and comparisons. Previously, he has worked with news platforms like Yahoo and MSN.
Somnath Chatterjee

Latest News Articles

10 Oct 2022

Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 review: Should you buy it?

German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz had launched its first EV in India in form of the EQC a few years back.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara review: Should you buy it?

Maruti Suzuki has been on a launching spree and its latest product is aimed at the lucrative compact SUV space. Called as the Grand Vitara, it also marks the return of a famous nameplate.

09 Sep 2022


Mahindra XUV400 first impression: An electric SUV with ample range

Mahindra has finally unveiled its much-awaited, first-ever electric SUV in India, called the XUV400.

29 Aug 2022


2022 Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder review: Should you buy it?

Toyota is best known for its Fortuner and Innova but it is banking on a hybrid future with electrification of its entire range in the coming years.

15 Aug 2022


2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic first impression: Popular SUV gets updated

The Scorpio is one of the most popular nameplates within the Mahindra portfolio and with the launch of Scorpio N, the automaker was clear in stating that the current model would continue as well.

12 Aug 2022


2022 Hyundai TUCSON review: Should you buy it?

Hyundai is bringing back the TUCSON nameplate in India after six years with the latest generation being positioned as a flagship product above the ALCAZAR.

01 Aug 2022


2022 Renault Kiger first impression: More features and updated styling

To celebrate the production of 50,000 units in India, Renault recently launched an updated version of its popular Kiger subcompact SUV.

24 Jul 2022

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid first impression: Loaded with technology

Maruti Suzuki is continuing its launch spree and has unveiled a new compact SUV for India while resurrecting an old nameplate.

18 Jul 2022


2022 Hyundai TUCSON first impression: A feature-packed premium SUV

After getting considerable success with its CRETA and VENUE, Hyundai is now looking at the premium SUV segment.

07 Jul 2022

Maruti Suzuki

2022 Maruti Suzuki Brezza review: Should you buy it?

Maruti Suzuki has been immensely successful with its first foray into the subcompact SUV space with the Vitara Brezza.

04 Jul 2022

Maruti Suzuki

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder first impression: A hybrid compact SUV

Toyota is best known for its Fortuner and Innova models but all that might change with the Urban Cruiser Hyryder being its most ambitious product yet.

30 Jun 2022

Mahindra & Mahindra

2022 Mahindra Scorpio-N review: Should you buy it?

The Scorpio brand name is almost as famous as Mahindra itself and that is due to the longevity of this SUV along with the loyalty that it enjoys.

26 Jun 2022


2022 Hyundai VENUE turbo-petrol review: Should you buy it?

Along with the Creta, the VENUE remains one of the best selling models within the Hyundai product portfolio and recently the subcompact SUV was given a thorough update.

17 Jun 2022


2022 Hyundai VENUE first impression: A tech-forward compact SUV

Despite getting long in the tooth, the Hyundai VENUE has continued to maintain its sales momentum and fend off new rivals.

15 Jun 2022


Citroen C3 hatchback turbo-petrol review: Should you buy it?

The C3 hatchback is one of the most awaited new cars and would be the second product from Citroen after the C5 Aircross.

13 Jun 2022


2022 Volkswagen Virtus GT 1.5 TSI review: Should you buy?

We recently tested the Volkswagen Virtus with the 1.0 TSI powertrain and it did impress us with its linear power delivery and stable handling.

06 Jun 2022


2022 BMW i4 first impression: Say goodbye to range anxiety

BMW recently launched its first-ever electric SUV for India in the form of the iX but the arrival of the new i4 signals its intent at capturing a larger market share in the luxury EV space.

29 May 2022

Kia Motors

2022 Kia EV6 review: Should you buy it?

The Indian car market is suddenly engulfed by a swarm of new EVs and the latest one is from Kia Motors.

17 May 2022


2022 Tata Nexon EV MAX review: Should you buy it?

Tata Motors has tasted immense success with its Nexon EV and now, it is keen to further consolidate its position by bringing in more derivatives of this electric SUV.

11 May 2022


2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review: Should you buy it?

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been a big success in India and now the fifth-generation model has landed on our shores.

06 May 2022


2022 Volkswagen Virtus 1.0 TSI automatic review: Should you buy?

The sedan segment in India is suddenly buzzing with activity and the latest launch is Volkswagen's Virtus.

04 May 2022


2022 Tata AVINYA first impression: A futuristic EV concept

Just after unveiling the CURVV concept recently, Tata Motors has now showcased its vision for the future which involves a new EV architecture and a futuristic design language.

02 May 2022


2022 Jeep Meridian review: Should you buy it?

Jeep is best known for its Compass and Wrangler SUVs in India but it is now keen to expand its range with an array of new products. One of the first launches planned for this year is the Meridian.