Tag Archives: Review

2016 TVS Victor Review

TVS Victor – the name ring a bell? The Victor was the flag bearer of the Hosur-based two wheeler manufacturer’s commuter motorcycle line-up a decade ago. The old TVS Victor, when launched in 2001, did almost the unthinkable for TVS Motor Company. A refined, yet frugal engine, as well as comfortable ergonomics and good ride quality made the TVS Victor ... Read More »

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Review

TVS Motor Company’s Apache series held its ground in the performance-oriented 150-180cc bike segment in India for a while now. The latest addition to the Apache line-up here, the new TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, aims to further fortify the company’s performance products in addition to taking the performance pedigree of the Apache series a notch higher for TVS. The ... 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 »

2016 Kawasaki Versys 650 Review

The new Kawasaki Versys 650 is finally here – a bike many enthusiasts have been waiting for. First, let’s get down to what the Versys 650 is – it’s actually a sports tourer, for long hours in the saddle, covering long distances across the country and with the agility to keep you suitably entertained the moment you hit some twisty ... 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 »

Tata Tiago Review

Tata Tiago, which was initially unveiled by Tata Motors as the Zica, is definitely the company’s best yet. Now I remember saying the same for the Aria, and the Zest. And even though at the time, the statement held true for both those cars, it rings truer today than ever before. I’m trying not to gush because this is something ... Read More »

Exclusive Review: 3rd Generation Skoda Superb

It was easily one of the most significant cars to drive into the Indian market when the 2nd generation arrived in 2009. Even the 1st gen before it had established what I call E-Class comfort at C-Class prices, but the 2nd generation truly cemented that reputation, and was a big hit for the Czech carmaker. The Skoda Superb established itself ... Read More »

BMW 3 Series Facelift Review

BMW 3 Series facelift BMW has driven in the facelifted 3 Series sedan to India. True to the Germans the facelift is so subtle that you will have to look very closely to identify the changes. Most noticeable is the more pronounced and wider pattern to the LED daytime running lights in a now all-LED headlight cluster. You also get ... Read More »

Bajaj V15 Review

Like the looks? Or not? There’s a certain amount of confusion about the way the Bajaj V15 looks. Of course, looks are subjective and you can always get into the nitty gritties of what this bike should be classified as – there could be criticism even, that this looks like a cruiser, a cafĂ© racer and maybe, just maybe, has ... Read More »

Exclusive: Volvo S60 Cross Country Review

The Volvo S60 Cross Country is what some would call an ingenious idea and yet others might think it completely bizarre. But that is how most disruptive products are seen when they first come around. First let me answer the question – is the S60 Cross Country disruptive? Maybe it is too early to say that in a global context ... Read More »