Car & Bike Reviews

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe Road Test Review: Great balance between performance and daily drive

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe Road Test Review: Great balance between performance and daily drive

Jul 18, 2019

Most performance cars are not designed for Indian conditions, but does the GLC 43 AMG strike the perfect balance to be usable every day of the week and satisfy the enthusiast?

Toyota Yaris Manual Test Drive Review: Good to be bought over Psuedo SUVs?

Toyota Yaris Manual Test Drive Review: Good to be bought over Psuedo SUVs?

Jul 12, 2019

We put the manual derivative of the Toyota Yaris through its paces to find out if the same is worth the buy over the convenience of the CVT automatic.

Ather 450 Electric Scooter Test Ride Review: India’s best Electric Scooter

Ather 450 Electric Scooter Test Ride Review: India’s best Electric Scooter

Jul 13, 2019

Ather 450 is the brand’s flagship scooter that is currently seen as the benchmark among all-electric scooters currently on sale. How practical is it to ride? Can it match a conventional scooter in terms of comfort and other attributes?

Hyundai Kona Electric Review India: Ushering in a EV Revolution

Hyundai Kona Electric Review India: Ushering in a EV Revolution

Jul 11, 2019

The Hyundai Kona with its 452km range claim is the first practical and user-friendly electric vehicle along with the essential safety and comfort features, one can buy in India today

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review: A powerful and efficient Ingenium diesel heart

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review: A powerful and efficient Ingenium diesel heart

Jul 10, 2019

As Land Rover gives the final update to the current generation of the Discovery Sport, before the brand new generation model arrives, we try to find out if these new changes allowed the SUV to hold on to its relevancy in the midst of its newer rivals

2019 BMW S1000 RR Review: India’s best 1000cc Superbike is stupendously phenomenal!

2019 BMW S1000 RR Review: India’s best 1000cc Superbike is stupendously phenomenal!

Jul 04, 2019

BMW S1000 RR was launched about 10 years back to dominate the litre-class superbike segment and that it did with authority. Now there’s a brand new version that is lighter, faster, smarter and easier to ride. Well, that’s what BMW claims so we headed out to the Buddh International Circuit to find out how good the new BMW S1000 RR really is and what is that leaves room for improvement.

Honda City Long-Term Review: Bit Old but still Legit Gold!

Honda City Long-Term Review: Bit Old but still Legit Gold!

Jul 03, 2019

The City continues to offer a good balance between modern, elegant and dynamic appeal although the present version is more inclined towards elegance and practicality than sportiness unlike some of the early-gen models.

2019 Bajaj Platina 110 H-Gear First Ride Review: A Boon or a Gimmick?

2019 Bajaj Platina 110 H-Gear First Ride Review: A Boon or a Gimmick?

Jun 29, 2019

The Platina 110 H-Gear is the latest addition to Bajaj’s best-selling commuter’s line up. We were in Pune recently to find out what exactly the new Platina is all about and what all improvements it brings to the table over an already super hit model.

Trek FX4 Sport Review: Cycling to work isn’t such a bad idea afterall

Trek FX4 Sport Review: Cycling to work isn’t such a bad idea afterall

Jun 19, 2019

We grew up in a world where Rs 10,000 was considered expensive for a bicycle and the Trek FX4 Sport is Rs 70,000. To say the very least, one ride and I thought it was substantially different compared to a sub-Rs 10,000 bike. How different though?

MG Hector Review: British or Chinese this Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass rival?

MG Hector Review: British or Chinese this Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass rival?

Jun 14, 2019

MG Hector that is claimed to be India’s first Internet car has been creating a lot of hype and finally, we got a chance to drive it and find out if it can make a foothold in the fiercely competed compact SUV space or not! Moreover, we also answer an interesting question at the end of this review.

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review: Off-Road Gladiator, On-Road Champion

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review: Off-Road Gladiator, On-Road Champion

Jun 07, 2019

We recently drove the Jeep Compass Trailhawk, which is the hardcore off-road biased variant of the mid-size SUV in Lonavala. During our first drive, we tested the SUV to its limits in its natural habitat to find out if it is good enough to take on the terrains with ease. Here’s our experience.

BMW GS range, intimidating off-road track, few falls and tons of fun! BMW GS Experience

BMW GS range, intimidating off-road track, few falls and tons of fun! BMW GS Experience

Jun 06, 2019

Sure you could go ahead and buy a BMW G310 GS or even a BMW R1250 GS and on the road or bad roads, you’ll do just fine. But what when you’re shown deep gravel or slush or deep water. That is where GS Experience training comes in handy.

Hyundai Venue Petrol, Diesel Video Review: Breaking the Maruti Vitara Brezza Shackles

Hyundai Venue Petrol, Diesel Video Review: Breaking the Maruti Vitara Brezza Shackles

Jun 06, 2019

We have recently driven the all-new Hyundai Venue SUV that is being touted as India’s first connected car. The Venue is currently one of the hottest and highly anticipated offerings in the sub-compact SUV territory that aims to disrupt the segment. In this review, we tell you how the Hyundai Venue is to drive and if you should spend your money on it.

Honda CB300R Review: The next big hit for Honda, or is it?

Honda CB300R Review: The next big hit for Honda, or is it?

Jun 04, 2019

Honda CB300R is undoubtedly a great looking motorcycle and we’d been speculating that it should be a good handler as well owing to its compact design, diamond type frame and well, the Honda-confidence. Is it though? Find out in this review.

2019 TVS Apache RR310 Track Ride Review: A better deal that’s smoother and safer

2019 TVS Apache RR310 Track Ride Review: A better deal that’s smoother and safer

May 29, 2019

2019 TVS Apache RR310 Track Test Ride Review: So, the new Apache RR310 is here, but what are the changes? To be precise, it now comes with a slip and assist clutch which means downshifts should be smoother. But is it?

2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special Review: An American Beauty with Brains?

2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special Review: An American Beauty with Brains?

May 29, 2019

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special is one of those motorcycles that make you look good, no matter what! In this review, we find out what all the ‘Special’ suffix brings to the table and should you really spend your money on this one, especially when there are multiple other options that are much faster and better-equipped too!

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF First Ride Review: New baby Gixxer is now better and smarter

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF First Ride Review: New baby Gixxer is now better and smarter

May 22, 2019

During the launch of the all-new Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, the updated 2019 Gixxer SF was also launched with sportier appeal and Suzuki have made some other changes to improve the ride. We find out more at the Budh International Circuit.

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 First Ride Review: Best 250cc on sale today and here’s why

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 First Ride Review: Best 250cc on sale today and here’s why

May 22, 2019

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 has been launched in a segment now bustling in India and to say the least, it promises a well-balanced quarter-liter package. We test rode it on the Budh International Circuit to find out more about the ride and handling.

10 years of Toyota Fortuner in India: Why Indians love the Fortuner like crazy

10 years of Toyota Fortuner in India: Why Indians love the Fortuner like crazy

May 18, 2019

The Toyota Fortuner celebrates a decade of dominance in the Indian market. Despite lagging behind in its offerings against rivals, how has it remained the king in its segment? We try and solve this enigma.

New 2019 Ford Figo Diesel Review: Is The Magic Still There?

New 2019 Ford Figo Diesel Review: Is The Magic Still There?

May 17, 2019

Ford has given its compact hatchback Figo a mid-life makeover. With this, it gets a new petrol engine, some cosmetic updates along with minor revisions to its feature list. What remains the same is its enthusiastic 1.5-litre diesel engine.

Hero Maestro Edge 125 First Ride Review: Honda Activa 125 rival worth your money?

Hero Maestro Edge 125 First Ride Review: Honda Activa 125 rival worth your money?

May 15, 2019

Hero MotoCorp has recently launched a more powerful avatar of the Maestro Edge with a 125cc heart in order to further expand its presence in the 125cc space and fulfill the aim of having 20 percent market share in the 125cc scooter segment. Here’s our first ride report.

2019 Hero Pleasure+ First Ride Review: Will it bring back the Magic?

2019 Hero Pleasure+ First Ride Review: Will it bring back the Magic?

May 15, 2019

Hero MotoCorp’s new kid on the block – Pleasure+ aims to offer customers affordability without compromising on other necessary parameters. Interestingly, the new 2019 Hero Pleasure+ will be on sale alongside the previous 102cc model.

Volkswagen Connect Review: Gateway to Connected Car Experience

Volkswagen Connect Review: Gateway to Connected Car Experience

May 14, 2019

Volkswagen Group launched the Volkswagen Connect on its cars in India some time back and in this story, we explain what VW Dataplug technology is, how it works and how does it affect your driving experience.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5-litre Diesel Review: The Last Hurrah

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5-litre Diesel Review: The Last Hurrah

May 06, 2019

Maruti Suzuki has launched an all-new, in-house developed 1.5-litre diesel engine with the Ciaz at a time when the future of oil-burners in the country hangs in uncertainty. Is this move going to turn out to be too little too late, or has Maruti hit a masterstroke? Let’s find out!

Hero Xtreme 200S First Ride Review: Xtreme 200R in better clothes and capability

Hero Xtreme 200S First Ride Review: Xtreme 200R in better clothes and capability

May 02, 2019

Hero MotoCorp made a surprise announcement on 1 May, launching the Xtreme 200S at a brilliant price followed by a test ride on the Budh International Circuit. How different is the Xtreme 200 with full fairing? Find out in our first ride review

Hero XPulse 200, XPulse 200T First Ride Review: The big hit Hero has been searching for?

Hero XPulse 200, XPulse 200T First Ride Review: The big hit Hero has been searching for?

May 02, 2019

Hero XPulse 200 and XPulse 200T – the adventure touring twins – have been launched in India. At this price, the XPulse is now the most affordable ADV in the country. And the first ride tells us that it is just as capable

TVS Jupiter Grande Road Test Review: Honda Activa 5G challenger decoded

TVS Jupiter Grande Road Test Review: Honda Activa 5G challenger decoded

Apr 03, 2019

TVS Jupiter Grande is the flagship model of the company’s best-selling scooter series. In this review, we find out what all the new Grande edition brings to the table and should you spend additional cash for it that too, over an already impressive package?

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