Author Archives: Loknath Das

Yamaha FZ25 Vs TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Comparison Review

When the Yamaha FZ25 was launched earlier this year, we were impressed, not just with the bike’s looks and build quality, but the overall finesse and refinement the 249 cc engine offered. The FZ25 promises a lot to the aspiring entry-level performance bike buyer; it’s got muscular road presence, a smooth and torquey engine and offers a practical, everyday commuter ... Read More »

Consumer Reports: How to buy a used car

(WXYZ) – Used car salesman tactics have been the butt of jokes for years, and chances are you’ve probably heard some horror stories. But don’t let that stop you from buying a used car. Consumer Reports has some great tips to help protect you from buying a dud – And some of these tips can also come in handy if ... Read More »

Love the new car smell? Here’s how Ford will let you enjoy it even in an old car

When a new car arrives, there is a certain pleasant smell which stays on for a couple of weeks. However, weeks later, this smell fades away and odour sets in. While western countries don’t mind that, China, the world’s largest automotive market, a car smelling like brand new is the foremost priority for car buyers there. Ford Motor Co, China is addressing ... Read More »

Street Lights Of The Future Will Talk To Cars And That May Not Be A Good Thing

Cars won’t just be driving themselves one day—they’ll be communicating things like traffic conditions and the weather with everything else around them. Connected cars will be masses of sensors and outpouring radio signals, but if carmakers aren’t careful, this data sharing will open itself up to hacks and cyber threats detrimental to your personal safety. Traffic lights, street signs and ... Read More »

2017 KAWASAKI Z650 ROAD TEST REVIEW

The Kawasaki ER-6n is a motorcycle I never took a shine to. It felt like too much work at the racetrack. It felt too bulky and unwieldy out in the wild. And it had that headlight. First an ooze paused in mid-ooze and then a marginal, very marginal improvement. But its price, especially in EMIs was stunning. On the face ... Read More »

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon review: 840bhp muscle car tested

The world’s fastest production car right? That’s what the paperwork says, and having experienced what 840bhp does on a drag strip I have no cause to doubt it. 0-60mph in 2.3secs is the claim, with the quarter mile dealt with in 9.65secs at 140.09mph. Now, I’ll come on to discuss this further a bit later, because obviously not everyone sets their ... Read More »

Team of 11 for Uganda auto show

PHOTO | COURTESY Nairobi-based motorcycle enthusiast Micky Bassi (right) with Peter Wanday of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club. A team of 11 Kenyan motoring enthusiasts will compete in the sixth edition of Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show in Kampala. The 11, led by Peter Wanday, will compete in the event set for July 29 at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala. ... Read More »

2017 KAWASAKI Z650 ROAD TEST REVIEW

he Kawasaki ER-6n is a motorcycle I never took a shine to. It felt like too much work at the racetrack. It felt too bulky and unwieldy out in the wild. And it had that headlight. First an ooze paused in mid-ooze and then a marginal, very marginal improvement. But its price, especially in EMIs was stunning. On the face ... Read More »

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Home / Reviews / 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – First Drive Review VIEW 51 PHOTOS FIRST DRIVE REVIEW 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Bang! It’s over. JUL 2017 BY K.C. COLWELL  SHARE  TWEET “Come to Indy and drive this purpose-built, street-legal drag-racing car,” they said. The lawn isn’t getting mowed. Floors aren’t being mopped. Dishes remain piled up. We ... Read More »

Detroit-based auto show talent agency follows Toyota to Plano

Plano residents may not have heard of Productions Plus, but if they’ve been to the State Fair of Texas, they’ve likely seen the talent agency’s spokespeople working the auto show. This year, an estimated 150 brand ambassadors will interact with fairgoers as they represent automotive brands such as Toyota, Lexus, Nissan and Volkswagen, among others. The staffing agency, which specializes in supplying ... Read More »