Car Reviews

2018 Honda CR-V - First Drive Review

2018 Honda CR-V - First Drive Review

Prologue Honda Cars India will launch the fifth generation of the CR-V next month. With over 9.9 million units sold worldwide, arguably the world's most favourite SUV is a force to reckon with. Its..

Tata Nexon HyprDrive S-SG AMT - Review

Tata Nexon HyprDrive S-SG AMT - Review

The Tata Nexon is a pillar of Tata Motors’ turnaround strategy. About six months into its launch with sales touching 4,000 units monthly, the Nexon AMT followed this May. We got our hands on the..

2018 Maruti Ciaz (facelift) - First Drive Review

2018 Maruti Ciaz (facelift) - First Drive Review

The 2018 Maruti Ciaz (facelift) is in showrooms with an all-new petrol engine and minor cosmetic tweaks. New LED headlights, a new grille, new enclosures for the foglights, LED combination lights, a c..

Audi Sportscar Experience - Audi RS5 track drive

Audi Sportscar Experience - Audi RS5 track drive

Overview The Audi A5 family gained a new member in April this year – the Audi RS5. The most powerful and the most expensive comrade of the ‘Brat Pack’, as Audi likes to call it, was among the cars..

2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) review

2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) review

Overview The Hyundai Creta arrived in showrooms back in July 2015 and has been on a three-year long hot streak. The SUV has consistently managed to clock sales of around 10,000 units a month. The..

Ford Freestyle diesel review

Ford Freestyle diesel review

Overview I had a go in the Ford Freestyle petrol earlier this year in April before it went on sale. It impressed me with its ride and handling and the new 1.2 L 3 pot petrol motor. Despite the..

Audi S5 Sportback review

Audi S5 Sportback review

Overview Four-door coupes defy convention. They’re very much here, though, and judging by the growth in their popularity, they’re here to stay. And I’m glad because this segment has given birth to..

VW Passat review

VW Passat review

Overview The Volkswagen Passat is a significant model for the German automobile giant in the Indian context as the company’s foray into our market was spearheaded by the sedan in 2007. March 2011..

Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40 review

Overview BMW introduced the X1 in 2009, Audi came out with the Q3 in 2011, Mercedes-Benz has had the GLA since 2014, but until September last year, Volvo had no presence in this segment. That’s when..

Audi A5 Cabriolet review

Audi A5 Cabriolet review

The Indian climate is predominantly hot and when it's not being that, it's usually raining in most parts of the country. Dust and pollution are major issues plaguing cities like Delhi and all this..

Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ first drive

Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ first drive

In its regular guise, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the go-to vehicle for customers looking for a mid-level luxury sedan that can carry them from point A to B without a fuss. In India, where it sold..

2018 Honda Amaze - First Drive Review

2018 Honda Amaze - First Drive Review

Honda’s smallest sedan, the Honda Amaze, has been given a complete makeover. It has entered its second generation and has gone on sale at a starting price of INR 5.60 lakhs (ex-showroom). Honda..

BMW 5-Series (530d M Sport) review

BMW 5-Series (530d M Sport) review

'Perfect' is a word that is used to describe something that is without flaws. Although it gets thrown around quite a bit, there aren’t many things in life that conform to that definition. Same goes..

2018 Hyundai i20 (facelift) review

2018 Hyundai i20 (facelift) review

Overview If you take a look at the monthly PV sales figures, you will realise that the i20 is one of the most, if not THE most important model for Hyundai in India. On an average, Indians buy more..

Ford Freestyle - First Drive Review

Ford Freestyle - First Drive Review

Overview The demand for SUVs and crossovers has seen an exponential rise over the past few years not just in India, but across the world. According to Ford, one in every four car buyers wants an..

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review

Overview Built in 1893, the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad has stood tall on a hillock overlooking Hyderabad for more than a century now. The property, being run as a hotel by the Taj group, is a..

2017 Ford EcoSport Petrol AT review

2017 Ford EcoSport Petrol AT review

Overview The Ford EcoSport is pretty much responsible for shaping the compact SUV segment as we know it. It wasn't technically the first to arrive, though. That race was won by the Premier Rio, but..

BMW X1 M Sport Review

BMW X1 M Sport Review

Overview The BMW X1 created quite a furore when it landed on our shores back in December 2010. Launched at a starting price of INR 22 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), the crossover lowered the entry point..