Pradeep Shah

Pradeep carries the love for almost everything that has two wheels and a handlebar right since his childhood. Currently working as a Senior Correspondent at

Express Drives, he firmly believes that there is no better job in the world than being able to ride and describe the machines you love.
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Good news for Hyundai Creta, Verna owners! Free 50-point check-up, discounts on labour charges & more

Under the Hyundai Nationwide Freedom Drive, the customers can avail special offers on labour, car sanitization and underbody coating for their Hyundai cars from 14th to 21st August, 2020. Here is what all it brings to the ta

India’s best-selling scooter Honda Activa 6G gets costlier again: Check new variant-wise prices

Honda Activa 6G is powered by a 109cc, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine that is good for producing respective power and torque outputs of 7.6 hp and 8.79 Nm. Moreover, the scooter gets numerous improvements over the outgoin

Royal Enfield’s 68% sales decline pushes Eicher Motors’ revenue down in Q1 FY21

Royal Enfield retail operations have now resumed through the unlock phases in a staggered manner. The company now has 921 dealerships and 638 studio stores are open and functional across India. Here are the financial results

India’s highest-selling car Maruti Suzuki Alto crosses 40 lakh unit sales: A glimpse at its incredible journey!

Maruti Suzuki Alto price in India currently starts at Rs 2.94 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The car is available in a total of eight variants including two CNG models as well. The company claims a fuel efficiency of 22.05 kmpl

Maruti Suzuki's Alto crosses cumulative sales milestone of 40 lakh units, Alto has been the best most selling car for 16 consecutive years in India

Now book Yamaha R15 V3, FZ-Fi and more online: Booking amount, stepwise process explained!

Yamaha says that the online sales module will cover 300 dealerships pan India by the end of this year and will start from Chennai. The said outlets will provide their support in promoting contactless delivery and use digital

Price hike alert! TVS Radeon BS6 gets costlier again: Check new variant-wise prices

The latest price revision doesn't bring with it any changes to the motorcycle. That said, the TVS Radeon BS6 continues to get power from a 109.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine that is good for producing

Audi India rolls out updated ‘myAudi Connect’ app: Key features, benefits listed!

The new version of the ‘myAudi Connect’ App builds on features like customer safety and security, Audi Concierge facility, driver behavior info, geo-location and also service bookings that were offered earlier.

Exclusive! Euler Motors’ electric 3-wheeler LCV launch postponed: Covid-19 impact, future plans detailed

Euler Motors has tie-ups with multiple brands like BigBasket, EcomExpress, Udaan, and BlueDart. Express Drives recently had an interaction with Saurav Kumar, CEO and Founder, Euler Motors in order to understand the impact of

A motorcycle that runs on water! Yamaha’s XT 500 H2O is the next big thing for these reasons

Apart from the fact that the Yamaha XT 500 H2O will be one interesting water-powered motorcycle, it will also revive the iconic XT 500 dual-purpose motorcycle that was made from 1975 to 1981. More details below.

TVS Apache RTR 180, Apache RTR 160 price in India increased

In terms of features, both, the TVS Apache RTR 180 and the Apache RTR 160 get LED DRLs and taillight along with a digital-analog instrument cluster. While the Apache RTR 180 gets a rear disc brake as a standard feature, the s

New tyre range for sportsbikes coming soon, more focus on Tier-II, Tier-III cities: Maxxis Tyres

Post the nationwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Maxxis Tyres resumed production operations in India on 4th May at their Sanand plant in Gujarat. The company started this year with a dual partnership with Yamaha. He

Heavily updated 2021 KTM RC390 spied testing again: Key highlights, India launch details & more!

The new 2021 KTM RC390 will come with changes to the frame and subframe for better ergonomics. That said, it looks like KTM wants to go ahead with a more practical and easy rideability approach towards the bike. Here is what

Triumph Street Triple R launched at a price of Rs 8.84 lakh: Mid-spec variant undercuts entry-level S!

Triumph's new Street Triple R undercuts the range-topping RS by a whopping Rs 2.49 lakh. Here is what all you get for its price and at the same time, what all you miss when compared to the RS. Bookings now open!

Vehicle registrations down by 36 percent in July 2020: Three-wheelers worst hit

Ashish Harsharaj Kale, President, FADA said that the current market conditions are still not indicative of the actual demand situation on an all India level and retails continue to de-grow in huge double-digit despite the lo

Asia’s biggest helmet factory starts operations in Haryana: 1,500+ jobs to be created

Apart from setting up Asia's biggest helmet factory, Studds has also invested Rs 40 crore in the second plant that is spread across an area of 1.5 acres, marking a total investment of over Rs 200 crore in its manufacturing f

Most affordable Harley gets cheaper: 2020 Harley-Davidson Street 750 BS6 price slashed by this much!

Powering the Harley-Davidson Street 750 is a Revolution X, 749cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled engine mated to a six-speed transmission system. The engine is good for producing a maximum torque output of 59 Nm 4,000rpm. Here is h

TVS Ntorq Race Edition gets new colour option: Price, features, engine specs & more!

The new yellow-black colour for the TVS NTorq Race Edition is priced in India at Rs 74,365 (Ex-showroom Delhi) which is the same price tag for the already existing red-black paint scheme. Here is how the Race Edition with the

BS6 Jawa, Jawa Forty-Two reintroduced with these changes: Bookings, deliveries, price & more!

Classic Legends has announced some changes to the BS6 compliant Jawa and Jawa Forty-Two models in India. The company claims that these changes make the two bikes more comfortable than before while making them smoother as well

Jawa Forty Two

Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Venue: Engine, gearbox, features of both subcompact SUVs compared

Kia Sonet - that's the name of the latest contender in the subcompact SUV space in India. With an aim to terrorize some big players in the segment like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford Eco

All-new Kia Sonet subcompact SUV unveiled: Expected price, launch date, features, engine specs & more!

The highly awaited Kia Sonet subcompact SUV has made its world debut in India. The Sonet gets multiple segment-first features and will be launched next month with three engine options. Here is what all the all-new Kia Sonet b

Price hike alert! Yamaha Fascino 125, Ray ZR 125 get costlier again: New variant-wise prices listed

The price hike doesn't bring any changes to the two scooters. That said, the 125cc, air-cooled, fuel-injected motor on the two still produces 8 hp of power along with 9.7 Nm of torque.

Covid-19 Safety: Volkswagen India announces discounts on antimicrobial treatments and more benefits

Early last year, Volkswagen had introduced the 4EVER Care program that offers 4-year warranty, road-side assistance (RSA) and three free services in the first year. According to the company, the said program aims at offering

15 minutes charging time, 470 km range: Say hello to Evoke 6061 all-electric power cruiser bike!

The 6061 is the latest offering from Evoke Motorcycles. The all-electric power cruiser bike is set to go on sale in the US soon at a price of USD 24,995 that translates to approx Rs 18.73 lakh keeping the current exchange rat

Ola cabs now safer from Covid-19: Here’s how

Marico’s ‘Protect’ range of surface disinfectants with high efficacy contains 77% alcohol and these come in an easy-to-use spray format. Apart from these measures, all Ola vehicles continue to undergo fumigation and de

Yamaha R15 V3.0 price in India hiked again: Now pay this much more for KTM RC 125 rival

The latest price hike doesn't bring with it any changes to the bike. That said, the Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 continues to draw power from the same 155cc, single-cylinder,  liquid-cooled engine mated to a six-speed transmission, d

Price hike alert! BS6 TVS Ntorq gets costlier in India by this much

The price hike has been implemented across all three variants of the TVS Ntorq. Here's how much more you need to pay along with the new variant wise ex-showroom prices of the scooter. More details below!

bs6 tvs ntorq race edition

‘Hyundai on WhatsApp’ promises these benefits during car servicing: Registers over 1.2 million users

Under the Hyundai on WhatsApp service, the customers can also chat directly with the trained agents to receive instant customized response. Hyundai says that it has been at the forefront in providing the best ownership experi

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