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July 22 2016

Review - A Fling With Volvo XC 90

Calling XC90 a looker will be an understatement, she deserves a superior remark than that. She turns necks that belong to all walks of life, even from within similarly priced vehicles. And that was a sign enough for us to understand that we're to behave in a manner that coincides with the XC90?s looks, so we put up a straight face. [...]

July 14 2016

Road Test - BMW 320d M Sport

BMW updated the 3 Series in India early this year and added an ?M Sport? variant to the line-up. But the 'M Sport' 3 Series just wears the M-suit and doesn?t get the 'M' DNA. [...]

July 01 2016

Road Test - Mercedes-Benz C 250 d With 9G-TRONIC Transmission

It was 2015 when Mercedes-Benz launched the new C Class in India in both petrol and diesel guise. The India-made C 220d that was launched then was powered by the 2143-cc diesel engine that made a maximum of 170 hp of power and 400Nm torque. Mercedes-Benz however saved the flagship C 250d for 2016. [...]

June 27 2016

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS Hybrid Diesel

So, one year after the Ciaz SHVS' launch, considering the current market requirements, the policies and diesel price in the market, is the Ciaz on the road to glory with a USP that no other car in its segment gets and is even close to getting in near future? Let us find out. [...]

June 16 2016

Review - Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha Diesel

What's in the Baleno that makes it a hot favourite in a segment that comprises of products from brands like Honda, Hyundai and Volkswagen? Importantly, does it really deliver the premiumness that buyers fancy for in this segment or is it just herd-mentality or Maruti Suzuki's market rapport that is selling the Baleno? Let us find out. [...]

June 13 2016

Review - Mahindra KUV100 K8 Petrol

Essentially a UV-maker (Utility Vehicle maker), M&M has amongst the biggest UV-portfolio in India that now starts from as low as Rs 4.56 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. So, the company now sells a UV at a price at which you might not be able to buy a sub-4m sedan in India. KUV100, the entry-level UV from M&M (in case you didn?t get that by the 100-moniker in the model name) is what we are talking about and driving at Read more as we find out if it really has an SUV DNA at that price or is it just a rosy picture that M&M is portraying to make the most of the UV-wave that Indian automobile market is experiencing. [...]

June 09 2016

Review - Kawasaki Ninja 300

Kawasaki has already made its presence felt in India through an amazing portfolio ranging from 250cc to big-hearted 1400cc motorcycles. It is however the smaller capacity motorcycles that are not only a more frequent sight on-road but also more practical and brand identifiers in the market. [...]

May 31 2016

Review - Yamaha YZF-R3

I was a little sceptical at the first place whether the Indian market will dish out so much money for a 150cc motorcycle, but the success of R15 has rubbished all such thoughts. And with time, the need for a bigger engine arose, India finally is a matured market for relatively powerful bigger engines and people have gleefully accepted and importantly bought these machines as well. We recently got in touch with R15's big brother, the Yamaha R3, and here's how our meeting went. [...]

May 30 2016

Review - 2016 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ AT

Chevrolet Cruze nameplate has been running in India successfully since 2009. The Cruze has seen a couple of makeovers however mechanicals have been the same ever since besides the transmission that was tuned when we reviewed the car last time in 2014 that helped the fuel efficiency figures. [...]