Car Reviews

2017 Hyundai Grand i10 1.2 Diesel - First Drive Review

2017 Hyundai Grand i10 1.2 Diesel - First Drive Review

New 1.2L 3-cyl diesel makes it peppier and a better mile muncher than ever before. Hyundai is on a roll in the Indian market, having successfully cultivated a premium image thanks to the quality..

Maruti Baleno RS - First Drive Review

Maruti Baleno RS - First Drive Review

Maruti's first attempt at a budget hot hatch.  One of the most used acronyms to convey high performance in the automotive world is, undoubtedly, 'RS'. Of the top of my head, a few cars I can list a..

Honda WR-V - First Drive Review

Honda WR-V - First Drive Review

Not just an Honda Jazz with a pair of wellingtons. Like I said in my Maruti Ignis review, compact crossovers are the new fad in India. At the price of a sedan or a generously-spec'd hatchback,..

2017 Audi A3 sedan (facelift) - First Drive Review

2017 Audi A3 sedan (facelift) - First Drive Review

Audi's entry-level sedan gets a slight nip and tuck and a new 1.4L TFSI petrol engine. Thanks to its entry-level positioning, the Audi A3 sedan welcomed many new car buyers to the world of Audi, he..

2017 Mercedes E Class (LWB) - First Drive Review

2017 Mercedes E Class (LWB) - First Drive Review

New King of Executive sedans? When the latest Mercedes E Class (W213) was digitally unveiled more than a year ago, Mercedes-Benz were quite proud of its semi-autonomous driving technology, claimed..

Maruti Ignis - 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..

VW Ameo TDI DSG (AT) - 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..

Hyundai Creta 1.6 Petrol Automatic - 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..

Maruti Alto 800 (Facelift) - 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..

2016 Hyundai Tucson - First Drive 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..

2016 Skoda Rapid - First Drive 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 R..

Volvo S90 - First Drive Review

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 ..

Honda Accord Hybrid - First Drive 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 alrea..

Tata Hexa - First Drive 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,..

Maruti Vitara Brezza: Long Term 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-sh..

2016 Honda Brio review

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.