Car

Honda Cars India To Increase Prices By Up To 3% From January 2017

Honda Cars India has announced a price hike of up to 3 per cent for all its models effective from January 2017. Apart from year end offers and schemes, December is also the month when carmakers announce price revisions for next year. And Honda Cars is the latest addition to that list. In fact, Honda is the seventh carmaker in ... Read More »

Audi India Appoints Rahil Ansari To Replace Joe King As Head Of Operations

Volkswagen group firm Audi has announced a top management change in India with the appointment of Rahil Ansari as head of the operations here with effect from 1st February 2017. Ansari will take over as Head of Audi India from the incumbent Joe King, who will move back to Audi headquarters in Germany. Commenting on the change, Volkswagen Group Sales ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz To Hike Car Prices In India By Up To 2% Across Model Range

Joining the list of carmaker’s who have announced price revisions this month Mercedes-Benz India has announced its plan to increase car prices in the country by up to 2 per cent, varying across the model range. The price hike will be for the carmaker’s entire model range and will be effective from 1st of January 2017. In a statement released ... Read More »

Skoda Rapid Facelift Review

It was in 2011 that Skoda introduced a Fabia hatchback based sedan – the Skoda Rapid and after 5 years and contributing to over 70% of Skoda’s sales in India it still wasn’t the most popular car in its segment. Skoda has finally given the car a much needed and major facelift and hopes to increase its market share in ... Read More »

2017 Harley-Davidson Roadster First Ride Review

The Sportsters are an important range for Harley-Davidson India. Light, sporty and agile, these bikes try to explore a customer base of a different kind of rider than the traditional Harley-Davidson purists – riders that seek a sporty bike with agility and handling rather than pure straight line performance. The 2017 Harley-Davidson Roadster is the new sporty Harley and with ... Read More »

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special First Ride Review

First thing this November morning, I was handed over the keys to the new Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special, an all-new touring motorcycle for 2017. We are heading west out of Delhi into Rajasthan on NH8 and dawn has just broken out. The big tourer from Harley-Davidson gobbles up the kilometres with little effort and a quick glance at the speedo ... Read More »

Exclusive First Drive: Skoda Kodiaq

Everybody knows that the new Skoda Kodiaq is exactly the same car as Volkswagen Tiguan or SEAT Ateca, so what’s the point in testing another version of the same machine, right? But then again, all three take part in the World Car of the Year contest as separate candidates, so it’s my duty as a world car juror to spend ... Read More »

Exclusive: Second Generation Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro Ultra Review

The new generation of the Audi Q5 is a comprehensively improved vehicle. Not that the last car had glaring flaws – after all it has been a hit since its 2008 launch. But yes 8 years really called for a new model. And so 1.6 million units later the next generation car is ready to roll. The new Q5 has ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz CLA Facelift Review

The Mercedes-Benz CLA stormed into the world automotive scene as an affordable sedan from the German automaker for everyone who wanted something that had a prestigious badge, was affordable and yet, looked a million bucks! Not only did it make the 4-door coupe styling affordable for a whole generation of buyers that would have normally chosen something else, the CLA ... Read More »

Ducati XDiavel S Review

The Ducati XDiavel S is the Italian motorcycle manufacturer’s answer to the cruiser market. It looks unique, very attractive and is a guaranteed head turner. And it’s packed with enough performance to scare you silly. We spend some time with the new XDiavel S, a bike named after the devil and with pronounced cruiser elements. Long, low and muscular – ... Read More »