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2016 Volvo S90 Review

Usually when we head out for drives, the flights are early and we have to head out just before sunrise and everything is a bit chaotic, though the city we leave is serene and, well, unaware of us. So, I expected something similar, when I headed to Jodhpur, to drive the Volvo S90. To my surprise, it was smooth sailing ... Read More »

First Drive Review: 2016 Honda Accord Hybrid

There are always a few car models that define an automotive company. The Accord for Honda is exactly one of those and we did get three generations of the car from 2000-2013 till Honda India pulled the plug due to slow sales. But now it is back in and all new avatar and whats more important than the sharp looks ... Read More »

Along Came A Spyder: The Audi R8 Spyder Review

It is the latest mean machine from the four-ringed Bavarian stable, and is set to excite and exhilarate. The new generation Audi R8 Spyder is the topless or convertible avatar of the second generation of the flagship sports car, which launched last year. The coupe though is the V10 Plus while the Spyder gets the ‘regular’ new V10 – the ... Read More »

Mahindra e2oPlus Review

We first laid eyes on the Mahindra NXR concept at the 2009 Frankfurt motor show and the DC designed car made it to production in the form of a 2-door and was christened the e2o in 2013. The car is still viewed as ‘expensive’ for its size but that hasn’t stopped Mahindra from bringing in the e2oPlus, the 4-door version ... Read More »

Tata Hexa Review

Every car company needs a flagship product that can demonstrate its technology and design prowess to the world. And in 2016 the best way to do this is with a crossover or a SUV. And a flagship is exactly what Tata Motors is going for with its new Hexa. At first glance, the Hexa might look like a facelifted Aria, ... Read More »

Audi RS7 Performance Package Review

Four doors, four seats, weighing close to 2 tonnes, endowed with extremely usable space, quite the looker and of course very, very powerful – this sounds like a recipe for something that’s sure to make you go bananas. Well it is. On the outside, it may look like the normal Audi RS7, but it’s a wolf in wolf’s clothing. Let ... 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: 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 »