Car Reviews

Skoda Octavia RS review

Skoda Octavia RS review

Overview The Skoda Octavia RS (called vRS in the UK because Ford threw a fit over Skoda using ‘RS’ tag) moniker is not new to India. Both generations of the Octavia sold here (second generation sold

Skoda Kodiaq review

Skoda Kodiaq review

Overview The  Skoda Yeti arrived in India in November 2010 on the back of a successful award-winning early stint in Europe. Critics raved about the Yeti’s capabilities and the Skoda’s first SUV went

2017 Maruti S-Cross test drive review

2017 Maruti S-Cross test drive review

Overview Maruti launched the S-Cross back in August 2015. The crossover was a significant launch for the company as it did not just become their flagship product but also kick-started the Nexa sales

Renault Captur test drive review

Renault Captur test drive review

Overview As it stands, Renault is the seventh largest car maker in India in terms of sales, a feat it has managed to achieve with just three models in its portfolio. However, not one to rest on its l

Tata Tiago AMT Review

Tata Tiago AMT Review

Overview Tata Motors believes AMT will play a key role in the company’s growth over the coming years. It launched the Tiago AMT in March to this effect. The company claims 15 percent of all bookings

Hyundai Verna 2017 Review

Hyundai Verna 2017 Review

What is it? This is the fifth generation of Hyundai’s C2 segment sedan and their answer to segment favourites Maruti Ciaz and Honda City. Armed with a new platform, added features, the new Verna has

Tata Nexon Review

Tata Nexon Review

The stellar growth of the SUV segment in India has prompted most major manufacturers to include such products in their lineup. Of all the SUVs sold in India, compact SUVs account for around 39% of the

Mini Cooper S with JCW Tuning Kit 2017 - Review

Mini Cooper S with JCW Tuning Kit 2017 - Review

I like hot performance-oriented hatchbacks better than most sports cars, at least in the Indian context. In general, they are compact, light, relatively more practical, less expensive, and easy on the

Datsun redi-GO 1.0 Review

Datsun redi-GO 1.0 Review

Overview This here is the Datsun Redi-GO 1.0 armed with a 999 cc i-SAT three-cylinder petrol engine. Since its launch more than a year ago in June, the Datsun Redi-GO has been the primary sales

Volvo V90 Cross Country - First Drive Review

Volvo V90 Cross Country - First Drive Review

Overview Early last year, Volvo announced that by the year 2020, no passenger of a Volvo passenger vehicle will die or be seriously injured in an accident. This year, the Swedish automaker has

VW Tiguan - First Drive Review

VW Tiguan - First Drive Review

VW India finally makes a return to the SUV space with a product we've been wanting since 2007. It's taken around 10 years for Volkswagen to bring the Tiguan to India, but it's finally here in its

2017 Skoda Octavia - First Drive Review

2017 Skoda Octavia - First Drive Review

The third generation Skoda Octavia was launched in October 2013 to much praise from the automotive community around the world. In India, it was the return of a nameplate that virtually established the

Jeep Compass - First Drive Review

Jeep Compass - First Drive Review

The Compass is Jeep’s third offering in India after it entered the country just last year. The first two launches were the Grand Cherokee (starting at 94 lakh ex-showroom) and the Wrangler (starting a

2017 Maruti Dzire - First Drive Review

2017 Maruti Dzire - First Drive Review

Is more mature and 'Dzirable' than ever before.  The sub-4m compact sedan segment may not have products with the most desirable designs, but the extra practicality over its hatchback counterparts

2017 Mercedes CLA (facelift) - Review

2017 Mercedes CLA (facelift) - Review

Changes are so minor that it is perfect for a game of 'spot 5 differences'. "You got the CLA again? Has it been facelifted? What is exactly different about it?". These were the questions

Jaguar F-Pace R-Sport - Review

Jaguar F-Pace R-Sport - Review

Never felt so tall in a Jaguar before. Since my childhood, I have been close to the Jaguar brand thanks to my father's profession, and throughout the years they were (and still are) desirable

Renault Lodgy Stepway - First Drive Review

Renault Lodgy Stepway - First Drive Review

Same body, but donning a rugged jacket and slicker shoes. Renault India's products do not seem to coerce car buyers to flock into showrooms as much as the Kwid. While the Duster did enjoy success