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Maruti Ignis front three quarter featured First Drive Review

Maruti Ignis – First Drive Review

Maruti’s smallest crossover targets India’s millennials. Specifications Maruti Ignis Dimensions Overall Length (mm) 3,700 Overall Width (mm) 1,690 Overall Height (mm) 1,595 WheelBase (mm) 2,435 Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 32 Engine (Petrol) Displacement

VW Ameo TDI DSG (AT) front quarter left Review

VW Ameo TDI DSG (AT) – Review

Best Diesel Automatic for under 11 Lakhs? Specifications Volkswagen Ameo 1.5 TDI  Dimensions Overall Length (mm) 3,995 Overall Width (mm) 1,682 Overall Height (mm) 1,483 WheelBase (mm) 2,470 Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 45 Engine Displacement 1,498 cc Max

Hyundai Creta 1.6 Petrol Automatic front three quarter left Review

Hyundai Creta 1.6 Petrol Automatic – Review

Gets a 6-speed slushbox instead of Verna’s 4-speed unit. Specifications Hyundai Creta 1.6 Petrol Automatic Dimensions  Overall Length (mm) 4,270 Overall Width (mm) 1,780 Overall Height (mm) 1,630 WheelBase (mm) 2,590 Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 55 Engine

2016 Maruti Alto 800 (Facelift) front three quarter left Review

Maruti Alto 800 (Facelift) – Review

Maruti’s temporary solution to lure people from the Renault Kwid 0.8. Up until the Renault Kwid arrived, the Maruti Alto 800 had a tight grip on the market’s ‘A’ segment. Rivals like the cheaper Tata Nano and Hyundai Eon have taken

2016 Hyundai Tucson front three quarter diesel Review

2016 Hyundai Tucson – First Drive Review

Plugs the large gap between Hyundai Creta and Santa Fe. Most folks will remember the Tucson in its first gen guise, which represented Hyundai India’s second attempt at pitching a mid-size SUV to the Indian market (first was the Terracan). This was

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.


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

Tata Hexa XT MT front quarter Review

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,

2016 Audi A4 front Review

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


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