Car & Bike Reviews

2018 Mahindra XUV500 facelift review: Major changes but will it make a big difference?

2018 Mahindra XUV500 facelift review: Major changes but will it make a big difference?

Apr 20, 2018

2018 Mahindra XUV500 gets more features, more power and more chrome. With XUV500 facelift coming in ahead of Hyundai Creta’s facelift, Mahindra does have a head start to make the most of it but is it really worth the upgrade? Express Drives reviews it for you.

Tata Tiago AMT Review: Unimpressive, avoidable as AMT fails to deliver on expectations

Tata Tiago AMT Review: Unimpressive, avoidable as AMT fails to deliver on expectations

Apr 17, 2018

Tata Tiago AMT Review: The Tata Tiago AMT during our long-term test turned out to be quite disappointing. Surprising as it might sound in today’s time, The AMT gearbox turned out to be lacking on many fronts and as a result, an otherwise good car goes from being competitive to a car you shouldn’t buy if you’re looking for an AMT-equipped hatchback. Our detailed review explains the problems in this gearbox and why vehicles such as the upcoming Tata Nexon AMT should have better integration.

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Vs Hyundai Elite i20 1.2 litre Petrol Comparison: New Swift is a revelation, but is it good enough to take on a class above it?

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Vs Hyundai Elite i20 1.2 litre Petrol Comparison: New Swift is a revelation, but is it good enough to take on a class above it?

Apr 13, 2018

Maruti Suzuki Swift Vs 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 1.2 litre Petrol Comparison: these old-time hot sellers aren’t direct rivals, they have been around for so long that they are now within breathing distance of each other in terms of pricing. As a result, people looking to buy a hatchback will consider between the two hatchbacks that raised the bar for hatchbacks in the country. Which one is a better pick and for who is what we found out recently

Ford Freestyle Review: Combines form and function, not just an inflated bodysuit

Ford Freestyle Review: Combines form and function, not just an inflated bodysuit

Apr 17, 2018

Ford Freestyle is the latest vehicle to enter the sub-compact crossover segment in India. Multiple carmakers have tried their luck in this category without much success. The Ford Freestyle, however, is a lot different than its competitors. Whether it has enough to make a difference or not is what we found out recently in the lovely state of Rajasthan.

2018 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Review: Laid back cruiser gets a new zingy avatar

2018 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Review: Laid back cruiser gets a new zingy avatar

Apr 04, 2018

The new Royal Enfield Thunderbird X is unlike any other Royal Enfield and it appeals primarily to the youngsters. We recently rode the Thunderbird 500X to find out whether it is all about just new and better clothes that it wears or the bike has arrived to change the image of the Thunderbird once and for all.

Range Rover Evoque Review: Smallest Range Rover but big on driving fun

Range Rover Evoque Review: Smallest Range Rover but big on driving fun

Mar 27, 2018

The new 2.0L diesel engine on the Evoque is the same as on the Jaguar F-Pace and Jaguar XF but with a much better-tuned gearbox. The new engine is less a bit less powerful than the older one but feels only on paper. It makes 180 hp and 430 Nm of torque.

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V review: Fastest 160 cc bike in India is a hoot to ride!

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V review: Fastest 160 cc bike in India is a hoot to ride!

Mar 17, 2018

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has had a major change to its engine and now carries better Showa suspension, and is styled to go with the racing personality it has developed. We test rode it on TVS’ Hosur test track to find out how different or how better it is now.

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelift Review: The best just got better!

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelift Review: The best just got better!

Mar 16, 2018

Mercedes-Benz S-Class for long has been the most preferred luxury sedan across the globe. However, with competition from BMW, Audi and Jaguar heating up, the S-Class needed an upgrade and that’s what we drove recently in Hyderabad. How much of an improvement really the new S-Class is what we found out.

2018 Yamaha R15 V3 First ride Review: Pocket rocket now faster, efficient and great fun!

2018 Yamaha R15 V3 First ride Review: Pocket rocket now faster, efficient and great fun!

Mar 14, 2018

We have just ridden the all-new 2018 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 at the MMRT race track in Chennai. Here is how the motorcycle has evolved over the years and what the latest iteration of the popular entry-level sportsbike brings to the table.

Watch video: 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift review: Nip and tuck job or any better?

Watch video: 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift review: Nip and tuck job or any better?

Mar 09, 2018

Popular Hyundai i20 received its much-awaited facelift at the Auto Expo 2018, but does the new additions on the hatchback got enough to counter the Maruti Suzuki Baleno? We recently drove the new car and here’s the first drive review of the new 2018 Hyundai i20.

Chicco GRO UP 123 Car seat review: Child occupant safety made comfortable!

Chicco GRO UP 123 Car seat review: Child occupant safety made comfortable!

Feb 22, 2018

The product in question is the Chicco Gro Up Car seat, which is designed such that the same seat can be used with small modifications, from the time the child is born till adolescents.This is one of the things that stood out on the Chicco Gro-Up considering that Car seats for children are in no way cheap, the GROUP retails for Rs 19,990. As i said, not cheap but considering the fact that you can’t put a price on your child’s well-being the price seems less daunting.

TVS Ntorq 125 first ride review: Convenience with a sporty character

TVS Ntorq 125 first ride review: Convenience with a sporty character

Feb 22, 2018

TVS Ntorq 125 was first showcased at 2014 Auto Expo as a concept called Graphite. Now that it has made it to production, the Ntorq 125 promises a load of segment first features, out of which some like navigation will prove to be a boon for riders.

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS4 Off-road Review: Many changes but any better?

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI BS4 Off-road Review: Many changes but any better?

Jan 28, 2018

The Royal Enfield Himalayan BSIV picks up where the Himalayan BSIII picked up, and it gets a whole lot of refinement and a much-much better gearbox! Does it silence the demons of it’s past?

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift India test drive: Good enough to live up to Swift’s legacy?

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift India test drive: Good enough to live up to Swift’s legacy?

Jan 25, 2018

We have driven the all-new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift before its launch. In this review, we find out if the new model carries forward the legacy well and is it worth all that hype it has created around it. So, if you are planning to buy the all-new Swift, read this before you head to a dealership near you.

Datsun Redi Go 1.0l AMT Review: Does an automatic gearbox bring Datsun’s best seller at par with the Alto K10 ?

Datsun Redi Go 1.0l AMT Review: Does an automatic gearbox bring Datsun’s best seller at par with the Alto K10 ?

Jan 18, 2018

Or does it take it a step further? Datsun’s RediGo’s smart tall-boy design, along with a likely price tag that will severely undercut the rest of the automatic small car competition? Find out more in our quick review of the Datsun Redi Go 1.0 l AMT!

Triumph Tiger 800 XC Travelogue review: 1,600 km, 48 hours on highways, off-road, traffic and a break-up!

Triumph Tiger 800 XC Travelogue review: 1,600 km, 48 hours on highways, off-road, traffic and a break-up!

Feb 14, 2018

Adventure tourers are all the fad right now, so we take the Triumph Tiger 800 XCA out for the weekend to find out what it really was about and why adventure motorcycles are the best all-rounders around today.

2018 Audi Q5 35 TDI Review: Good enough to regain lost glory?

2018 Audi Q5 35 TDI Review: Good enough to regain lost glory?

Jan 17, 2018

Once at the top of its segment, the Audi Q5 was no longer a strong challenger in recent times. Hoping to turn the tables, Audi India is about to launch the new 2018 Audi Q5 on 18th February and we’ve driven the SUV, both on and off-road to tell you if it can reclaim the numero uno spot in its segment.

2017 Jaguar XE Diesel Review: Can Jag’s new diesel rival the German competition?

2017 Jaguar XE Diesel Review: Can Jag’s new diesel rival the German competition?

Jan 08, 2018

Getting behind the wheel of Jaguar’s new XE diesel, to see whether this environmentally friendly Jag still retains its big cat character!

Yamaha Fazer 25 Road Test Review: An FZ with a new attire or more than that?

Yamaha Fazer 25 Road Test Review: An FZ with a new attire or more than that?

Jan 07, 2018

Should you give your judgement to it as a full-faired FZ25 or the Yamaha Fazer 25 has its own identity? That we are gonna find out in this comprehensive review.

2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 Travel Review: Perfect? No. Desirable? Absolutely!

2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 Travel Review: Perfect? No. Desirable? Absolutely!

Jan 04, 2018

Around 800 km, Rs 6,000 of petrol and a seriously capable off-road vehicle like the Land Rover Discovery 5 in the hands of a not so experienced off-road driver. Sounds fun, right? Read on to know if your guesses about the results of such a journey turn out to be right.

From Delhi to Mumbai in a Volkswagen Beetle: Is the bug a practical car for long drives? We find out

Jan 02, 2018

Delhi – Mumbai Road Trip in a Volkswagen Beetle! A story to tell..

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Travelogue Review: A German SUV in a mad 1500 km drive chasing the snow!

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Travelogue Review: A German SUV in a mad 1500 km drive chasing the snow!

Dec 27, 2017

Chasing a childhood dream to spend Christmas in the snow turns out to be an adventure of a lifetime and what a partner in crime the Volkswagen Tiguan is!

Exclusive: Twenty Two Motors Flow Review: Can budget electric scooters in India be smart?

Exclusive: Twenty Two Motors Flow Review: Can budget electric scooters in India be smart?

Dec 28, 2017

Set to launch at the Auto Expo 2018, Twenty Two Motors Flow will be one of the very few electric scooters on offer in the Indian two-wheeler market.

2018 Hero Passion XPro, Passion Pro First Ride Review: Budget commuting now with more style!

2018 Hero Passion XPro, Passion Pro First Ride Review: Budget commuting now with more style!

Dec 23, 2017

In order to take forward the legacy of the highly popular Passion brand, Hero MotoCorp has just announced the 2018 facelift models. We rode the new Passion XPro and Passion Pro during the first ride event in Surajpur and here is if the newcomers have retained what has essentially made the brand taste immense success.

2018 Hero Super Splendor First Ride Review: The Best-seller just got Better

2018 Hero Super Splendor First Ride Review: The Best-seller just got Better

Dec 22, 2017

The headline is a give-away, there’s a new Splendor in town! Solid build, good mileage and reliability are some of the traits that have become synonymous with the Splendor moniker. A brand that has become the poster boy for reliable inexpensive mobility, we ride the 2018 edition before the launch and here’s what we think.

Mahindra e-Verito review: A full size electric car in India useful or not?

Mahindra e-Verito review: A full size electric car in India useful or not?

Dec 14, 2017

Mahindra e-Verito will soon join the government’s vehicle fleet as a part of EESL tender. The company has already commenced the deliveries of its electric car. But is it really an easy going car for you to drive and commute everyday? Here are all the details on the electric car.

2018 Volvo XC60 review |Test Drive |Express Drives

2018 Volvo XC60 review |Test Drive |Express Drives

Dec 12, 2017

Volvo XC60 now in its second generation is all set to debut in India and we test drove the car in Chennai. Here’s the review

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