Tag Archives: First

DSK Benelli TRK 502: First Look Review

  DSK Benelli’s showcase of four new bikes at the 2016 Auto Expo was of keen interest to enthusiasts. While there were no launches announced at the Expo, at least two of these motorcycles will be launched in India later this year. Of interest to many enthusiasts, and the motorcycle touring community in particular, is the latest adventure tourer from ... Read More »

Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom First Ride Review

There’s something about a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. You may be the kind who totally lusts for one, or you may be the other kind who doesn’t set much store by these shiny, metal cruiser motorcycles. Truth be told, you can’t ignore a Harley. And this – the 2016 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom is the latest addition to Harley-Davidson India’s stable of iron ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin: First Look Review

Adventure touring seems to be the flavour in the premium motorcycle market in India with many manufacturers jumping on to the “adventure” genre. The year started with the big one – the much anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan being unveiled just ahead of the Auto Expo. The 2016 Auto Expo itself saw another player in the superbike segment, DSK Benelli unveiling ... Read More »

2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200S: First Ride Review

Ducati developed the Multistrada over a decade ago, apparently in a bid to answer a question a growing number of superbike-riding Ducatisti were asking – “what Ducati should I buy next?” The result is the Multistrada, a bike with touring ability and sportbike-like performance. The 2016 version – the one we are riding – gets even more tech and an ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7’s First ‘Unboxing Videos’ Released by Company

Samsung, days ahead of its Galaxy S7 launch at its pre-MWC 2016 event, has rolled out two teaser videos as a part of its “Seven Days of Unboxing” campaign. While the first video shows a child unboxing the flagship smartphone, interestingly the second shows a llama unboxing the handset. Both the child and the llama are then asked to paint ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin: First Look Review

Adventure touring seems to be the flavour in the premium motorcycle market in India with many manufacturers jumping on to the “adventure” genre. The year started with the big one – the much anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan being unveiled just ahead of the Auto Expo. The 2016 Auto Expo itself saw another player in the superbike segment, DSK Benelli unveiling ... Read More »

UM Renegade Sport S: First Look Review

UM Motorcycles recently launched two cruiser motorcycles for the Indian market from its Renegade range at the 2016 Auto Expo – the Renegade Sport S and Renegade Commando. A third bike, the Renegade Classic, was unveiled at the Auto Expo as well and will be launched in June this year. US-based UM International has a 50-50 joint venture in India ... Read More »

In A First, Patient Wears 3-D Glasses During Brain Surgery

A handout picture released by the Angers university hospital shows a patient wearing virtual reality glasses on February 16, 2016 during his brain operation at a university hospital in Angers, western France. (AFP PHOTO) Paris, France:  In a world first, a patient in France undergoing brain surgery while conscious wore virtual reality glasses as doctors removed a cancerous tumour, the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 6’s First Leak Tips Massive 6GB of RAM

Samsung may be more than six months away from unveiling of the next Galaxy Note smartphone, but we already have our first leak. According to details shared by a Weibo user, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 6, the successor to the Galaxy Note 5, will pack a massive 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Some of the other details claimed by the Weibo user ... Read More »

Ice to meet you: first off-road drive in the new 2016 VW Tiguan

The old VW Tiguan has gone out with a bang. Despite having been around since 2008 (usually seen ahead of a caravan or horsebox), 2015 year was its strongest-selling year ever – despite a brand-new version in the pipeline: this one. No pressure, then. We’ve been driving a pre-production car in the extreme cold of Sweden’s Arvidsjaur testing facility to ... Read More »