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2016 Skoda Rapid front three quarters review

2016 Skoda Rapid – First Drive Review

The Rapid arrived in India in 2011 and quickly became Skoda’s top selling product in the country. Though it was always the twin sister to the Volkswagen Vento, Skoda worked hard to differentiate the Rapid and carve out its own unique selling points.

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Volvo S90 – First Drive Review

Come Back Kid Robin Page spent a dozen years with Bentley designing the interiors of the Mulsanne and Continental. And this was after stints at Rolls Royce and Bugatti. In 2013, he was pulled away by Volvo, as part of a larger plan at play. Along with

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid front three quarter left review

Honda Accord Hybrid – First Drive Review

New Accord goes green with a hybrid system. After a long sabbatical, the Honda Accord has returned to India. Since we last saw it here in 2013 in its eighth gen form, the ninth gen Accord was already on sale in major global markets in the same year, embraced

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Tata Hexa – First Drive Review

The Tata Hexa first made its debut as a pre-production concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. It took us a good two walk-arounds of the SUV to realize the Hexa is actually based on the Aria. However, Tata Motors would like if you did not associate any

Maruti Vitara Brezza front quarter full review

Maruti Vitara Brezza: Long Term Review

If you can exclude the Mahindra Bolero Power+, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is indeed the least expensive diesel-powered compact SUV in India. Launched at prices ranging between INR 6.99-9.68 Lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi), it has grabbed plenty of attention

2016 Honda Brio review

It’s been 5 years since Honda brought the Brio to India and here is the update for 2016. It isn’t all-new but a much needed refresh in time for the beginning of the country’s festive season. Honda says that the tail lamp design has been tweaked,

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2016 Audi A4 1.4 TFSI – First Drive Review

No, the title does not have a typo. Audi India launched the all-new 2016 Audi A4 with a 1.4-liter four-cylinder petrol engine. Before you make judgements of the A4 being underpowered and close this tab, read on to know why we think the A4 comes close

2016 VW Vento Cup Racecar front three quarter low Driven

2016 VW Vento Cup Racecar Driven

More than just a stripped-out and liveried family sedan. Truth be told, being a racecar driver was a serious ambition of mine once upon a time. My mind had it all planned out; take my first steps in go-karting, engage in awesome rivalries and move up

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2016 Hyundai Elantra – First Drive Review

Since the launch of the Hyundai Creta, the average cost of a Hyundai car sold in India has shot up to nearly INR 8 lakhs from the previous INR 4-5 lakhs, a clear indication that the brand’s ‘modern-premium’ appeal has indeed garnered

Renault Kwid 1.0 MT front thee quarter left dynamic First Drive Review

Renault Kwid 1.0L MT – First Drive Review

Over a year and 70,000 deliveries later, Renault India has finally brought the much anticipated 1.0L version of the Renault Kwid in India. We can’t help but wonder what recent buyers of the current Kwid 0.8L would be feeling right now, knowing that

2016 Ford Mustang GT in India front three quarter First Drive Review

2016 Ford Mustang GT – First Drive Review

Least expensive V8-powered car in India. Yup, you read that right. Priced from INR 65,00,000 (ex-showroom Delhi), the Ford Mustang GT is indeed the least expensive V8-powered car in India. If you’re looking for an alternative, get ready to pay more

VW Ameo 1.2 Petrol front Review

VW Ameo – First Drive Review

Volkswagen – Here is a company which actually developed a sedan capable of driving at 300 km/h all day with an exterior temperature of 50 degrees Celsius while maintaining an inside temperature of 22 degrees. A car, which despite incurring huge

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Honda BR-V Review

The Honda BR-V has been launched in India as an alternative to the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and Mahindra Scorpio. Honda has been absent in the SUV space, aside from the premium CR-V, and especially the compact SUV segment has seen rivals like Hyundai