Ford Figo Sports Edition Review

It’s the looks that have got a sporty tweak in the Ford Figo Sports Edition. Ford India is just getting better at enhancing its sporty image with the beautiful Mustang being the icing on the Ford cake. Now with the...

Tata Tigor First Drive

All of us who were there at the recent Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland would vouch for the fact that there is another word besides Namo that is getting popular by the day and that is TaMo from Tata Motors. The comp...

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS First Drive

Maruti Suzuki may be the No.1 car manufacturer in the country and their cars may be the best when it comes to utilitarian advantages. But driving a stock car from Maruti Suzuki on an international high speed race ci...

Eicher Pro 1049 Review | Special Feature

Though the pro series 1049 comes in both BS III and BS IV engine options, I was thankfully given the one with the BS IV engine to drive. The Pro 1049 is powered by an E483, 4 Cyl, 3.3L CRS diesel engine which delive...

2017 Honda City Road Test Review

The City has always been the bread winner for Honda in India and globally India is the largest market for this sedan. With stiff competition from the likes of Hyundai's Verna and Maruti's Ciaz, Honda cannot afford t...

Facelifted 2017 Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai's Grand i10 facelift feels impressive in almost every aspect. A few aesthetic changes on the outside and the addition of some contemporary features in its cabin are major highlights of what's new on this pop...

Mahindra e20 Plus P8 First Impression

Zero to 100kmph in 5 seconds? Nah! Styled like a Ferrari? Nah! 4X4 on the fly? Nah! Can be tanked up in 5 minutes? Nah! Can save you, your children, your grandchildren and the entire posterity from the ugly and dang...

Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione Road Test Review

The first time I got my hands on the Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione was on the Buddh International Circuit. The 595 was really small in proportions and just simply had a very cute look about it. The people from Fiat t...

2016 Maruti Suzuki Alto 800: Best Bargain

In light of competition and staying contemporary in terms of design, Maruti did away with the age old 800 and brought in two new offerings on the Alto platform -- the Alto K10 and the Alto 800. The Alto 800 lies in ...

Datsun redi-GO Road Test Review I Motown India

At the heart of the redi-GO is a 799cc petrol motor which also powers the Kwid. The engine produces 53.6bhp @ 5678rpm and 72Nm of torque at 4386rpm. The engine is complimented by the overall dimensions of the car wh...

Mahindra NuvoSport N 8 Road Test Review

For the Mahindras, who have been ruling the roost in this SUV segment, it’s been one long and interesting journey. Their portfolio today consists of the Scorpio, the Bolero, the XUV 500, the KUV 100, the TUV 300 and...

BMW 320d M Sport Road Test Review

In today's age and date most of the vehicles on Indian roads look mean and aggressive but rarely back that look with power packed performance. But there are a few car makers out there who believe looks are only as g...

All New Ford Endeavour 2.2 litre 4X2 AT Road Test Review | Motown India

The All New Ford Endeavour has now been endowed with great off road capabilities. The 3.2 litre TDCi engine, six-speed 4X4 automatic transmission version is the one with a lot of great features, the primary one bein...

Mahindra KUV1OO road test review

It’s perhaps an unwritten rule at Mahindra & Mahindra that when they make a vehicle, it better look tough, it better feel tough and it better ride tough. In short, it better rule the Indian roads. Mahindra & Mahindr...

Tata Zica: Will this be the Big One for Tata Motors?

The Tata Zica from Tata Motors is a refreshingly designed hatchback. It is to be seen whether this product finally captures the imagination of the Indian masses. A one-time confident player in the Indian passenger c...

Mercedes AMG GT S Track Test Review

A few years ago, Mercedes for the first time on their own gave us the brilliant Mercedes Benz SLS AMG. It was the first time that a full blown performance car came out of the Mercedes factory that wasn’t in collabor...

Audi A3 Cabriolet Road Test Review

We took the saucy A3 Cabriolet for a spin and boy oh boy was it an experience. Just like that saucy lady on the beach, the A3 cabriolet is a blend of perfection. She isn’t really roaring for attention or being blata...

2015 Audi RS7 Sportback Road Test Review

Audi RS7 Sportback has a twin turbo charged 4 litre V8 with direct injection producing 560bhp around 5700 to 6000 rpm and 700Nm of Torque just from 1750 all the way up to 5500rpm mated to a 8-speed tipronic sporty t...

Volkswagen Polo GT TSI & Polo GT TDI Road Test Review

Volkswagen’s Polo GT has been the closest we have had to getting to a hot hatch for a while. The diesel GT TDI is the one with the manual, while the petrol TSI is the Automatic. Volkswagen has slightly updated both ...

Renault Kwid First Drive Road Test Review

At the 2014 Auto Expo in Delhi, in the midst of supercars and F1 cars, the crowd, the media, the photographers, the general public, everyone had their eyes glued to the Renault stands. At the show, Renault had a gre...

BMW i8 Road Test Review

When BMW unveiled the Vision Concept and said it will do preposterous kmpl figures, we kind of did not believe that. When BMW unveiled the production version of the car we were all busy drooling over the styling and...

S-Cross 1.6 Road Test Review

Now with the new S-Cross, the Maruti name takes a back seat and Suzuki gets a predominant role to play. This new crossover is a Suzuki Cross or an S-Cross to be precise. The new crossover from the company will be so...

The New Age XUV 5OO Road Test Review

It’s a hot and humid day. A light breeze is ruffling the long blades of grass. Slowly edging towards its prey, the cheetah inches forward. Its heart is racing because it hasn’t fed in days. The time has come for it ...

Audi RS7 Sportback - Road Test Review

Last year, back in January, Audi had launched the RS7 Sportback in India, and we had been crying over the phone to Audi to let us have a go at it ever since. It’s taken a while, but now we finally got it in our poss...

BMW X3

BMW X3

Mar 12 2015

No, not the classified portal that goes by the name Craigs list, this new BMW X3 surely makes it to our Crags list. Crag, by the way, means steep rugged rocky mass. This one’s a true off-roader by all means, that’s ...

MINI Cooper D Vs Go-Kart-Track Test Review

When the New Original MINI was launched, the boss of MINI said that the “New MINI handles like a go kart. It is a go-kart for the road.” So we set up a challenge and tried to find out if it was true. Does a regular ...

Polaris RZR XP4 900 EFi - Road Test Review

At 7 in the morning, on one of the most perfect days for some off-road fun, with a slight drizzle of rain and overcast skies, we found ourselves in the middle of barren forest land near the Delhi-Haryana border and ...

Maruti Suzuki New Alto K10 - Road Test Review

In the 1980s an English pop singer Paul Young stole the hearts of millions with his song “Love of the Common People”. The lyrics of the song went something like this “….'cause she's living in the love of the common...

Audi A3 Sedan 35TDI

Audi A3 Sedan 35TDI

Aug 09 2014

Audi has made a smart move to bring in the A3 Sedan. On the inside it’s the same chassis that you get in an Octavia and the same engine and transmission you get in every VW group models just tuned differently. So at...

Tata Zest

Tata Zest

Aug 08 2014

Tata Motors has put in several years of hard work behind the new Zest. It’s a sub-4 meter sedan. The company says that it exemplifies the Horizonext themes of Designext, Drivenext & Connectnext for its passenger ve...

Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG

If you have ever been to a rally stage, then you might have heard the sounds which the cars make at high revs hitting the limiters almost at the starting point during the launch. These are normal road going hatchbac...

New Volkswagen Polo

The Germans are known for their obsession with quality and the new VW Polo is just another tribute to their legacy. For a fan (and owner) of the previous version of this car, the new Polo is a basket full of delight...

Polaris RZR XP 900 EFI

Polaris All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) brings fun back into your boring lives. We got a Ranger RZR XP 900 for a short drive, off the beaten path. This once was a rally-ready vehicle, having won several prizes in the pa...

2014 Toyota Corolla Altis

It’s the world’s No.1 sedan and it was launched in India by the end of May 2014. Yes, the 11th generation Toyota Corolla Altis comes with several refreshing changes and it drives even better and offers not only cabi...

Mercedes-Benz S500

Mercedes-Benz S500

Jun 14 2014

If you want to know what electronic features you can expect in your small crummy little hatchback 10 years from now, the only place to look is the S500 by Mercedes-Benz. This is the car that sets the future of luxur...

Tata Nano Twist

Tata Nano Twist

May 08 2014

Tata showcased the Nano Twist for the first time at the Auto Expo in Noida this year. This one is exactly the same as the ones before, except that it comes with a much needed Electric Power Steering, an improved air...

Datsun Go

Datsun Go

Apr 11 2014

It’s no ordinary brand. It comes with a grand legacy. Datsun is a world renowned brand and on March 19, 2014 the first Datsun will be sold to customers in India in the 21st century. Datsun originated in Japan as DAT...

New Honda City 1.5 i-VTEC (CVT)

The new fourth generation Honda City has oodles of space, is fun to drive and gives you great fuel efficiency. This is a rare combination. And mind you, it’s not just the 4 cylinder DOHC i-DTEC 1498cc diesel engine ...

Volkswagen Vento TSI

Volkswagen Vento TSI

Dec 23 2013

Volkswagen’s replacement for displacement is in the form of their TSI engine technology. The theory implies downsizing engine capacity and adding a turbocharger would return efficient burning of petrol and more powe...

New Toyota Innova

New Toyota Innova

Dec 22 2013

Ever since its inception in 2003, Toyota has placed 4.3lakh Innova MPV’s on Indian roads transporting families, employees, children and their cargo for business as well as leisure. Such is the impact of this vehicle...

Volkswagen Polo GT TDI

Volkswagen gave us the lovely Polo GT TSI with a turbocharged petrol engine to play with. And now they have plonked the 1.6 litre diesel engine from the Vento TDI in the Polo to create the GT TDI. This is a recipe ...

Ashok Leyland Stile

Ashok Leyland Stile

Dec 04 2013

Ashok Leyland has decided to further expand its stronghold by entering the passenger vehicle space. The spearhead that they will use is the recently launched Ashok Leyland Stile. Stile is basically an MPV which in...

Volkswagen Cross Polo

Volkswagen Cross Polo

Nov 05 2013

The modern age is a funny one. Small hatchbacks are becoming larger and SUVs now come in pint sizes. In the midst is a curious amalgam of compact hatchbacks. Volkswagen wants to start a new trend with the new Cross ...

Ford EcoSport Titanium Diesel

Ford has been singing praises of their compact SUV EcoSport with their award winning 1.0 EcoBoost petrol engine, and it came out with flying colours in our previous test. Fantastic car, job well done Ford! But it is...

Volvo V40 Cross Country

Everybody likes a change. Whether it is food, climate, holiday destinations, or many such variables, change is necessary. Cars play a very important role in this changing cycle. Well not earlier, but now with a rang...

Audi A7 Sportback

Audi A7 Sportback

Sep 12 2013

What do you get between hot and cold, sweet and bitter, fast and slow? You get something which is just-right. The Audi A7 Sportback sits between the luxurious A6 and the powerful A8. The recipe for the A7 is simple,...

New Mercedes-Benz E250 CDI

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been a yardstick for luxury sedan buyers as supremely tough, powerful and well built cars. But it did not ever cut the mustard in terms of looks. Frankly none of them captured the eye a...

BMW 730Ld Road Test Review

The BMW 7 Series has come a long way in terms of design since its birth. So controversial were the looks that big bimmer became a marmite car, either you love it, or you hate it. But not anymore, the Chris Bangle’s ...

Mercedes-Benz GL 350 - Road Test Review

Are you the sort of chap who wonders if you can move your apartment on four wheels? Mercedes-Benz has an answer for you, the apartment sized GL-class. The GL defines the word big in every tangible aspect. Big engine...

BMW 640d Gran Coupe Road Test Review

On the face of it, take a 6 Series Coupé and keep stretching it until you reach the length of a 7 series limousine. What you get are two extra doors and more legroom at the back. This BMW has been designed for the b...