Author Archives: Loknath Das

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack as documents leaked

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse people. It said that it was clear the hackers wanted to undermine Mr Macron ahead of Sunday’s ... Read More »

New car registrations in Poland up 11.34 pct in April

May 5 Poland’s new car registrations in April rose 11.34 percent year on year to mark a 25th month of growth, data from the Samar research institute showed on Friday. New registrations totalled 44,343, which was down 20.14 percent from March, the privately run institute said. Registrations have been growing at double-digit percentage rates since November. “Institutional clients are currently ... Read More »

The 6 Best Future ‘Mask Off’ Remixes

Ricky Saiz Future Thanks to a stellar flute accompaniment, Future’s “Mask Off” has become on of the more recognizable tunes of 2017. The unexpected smash helped the Atlanta MC capture the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart — that in itself, a contribution to making chart history. Today (May 5), the rapper has released a high flying, Fast and Furious-twanged music ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was raving about it, but to me, it all sounded too good to be true. How much better can a glorified Bonneville T120 ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Exclusive First Drive: Promising Compact SUV For India

The Jeep Compass is being touted as a major new model for not just Jeep worldwide, but also the Indian automobile industry. And what a great name for an SUV, right? With the new Compass, Jeep has taken a leap. And it is most definitely the make or break model for the brand in India. But given everything we know ... Read More »

2018 Honda Jazz Facelift Leaked In Japan

The current generation Honda Jazz (Fit in some markets) was first revealed in 2013 and internationally, the model is due for a mid-life cycle update. Honda has been working on the updated version for a while now and we showed you spied images of the model during its test runs in Brazil. Now, ahead of its official unveil in Japan ... Read More »

McLaren 720S (2017) review

The 720S replaces McLaren’s 650S and ushers in a bold new design language. But does the excitement run more than skin deep? One word: wow! A few more: if McLaren is capable of stuff like this, why did the 12C (and its facelifted 650S successor) look so dull? For reasons known only to itself, McLaren designed the 12C before hiring ... Read More »

BMW’S 2ND R NINET – AMBLER OR SCRAMBLER?

Exactly what is a Scrambler, given we’re hearing more about these versatile devices? No, not the ones that mess with signals, the two-wheeled ones that mess with trails and tracks. Think Scrambler and most middle-aged folk will recall stripped back off-road bikes in the the fifties and sixties, a time when Steve McQueen made a Triumph T60 famous in “The ... Read More »

New York Auto Show: The Case of the Missing Supercars

LAWRENCE ULRICH/THEDRIVE.COM ravel back in Proustian memory to your childhood, and the auto shows you attended, typically in parental tow. What cars filled your waking dreams, made your heart skip, and made you the enthusiast you are today? Chances are, it was some voluptuous, unattainable, obscenely priced exotic. For some people, seeing the new Lamborghini or Aston Martin in the ... Read More »

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod First Ride Review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod is the latest member of Harley-Davidson’s Street family. Internationally, the Street has had two models – the H-D Street 500 and the H-D Street 750, but in India, we have only had the Harley-Davidson Street 750. It’s the most successful Harley-Davidson motorcycle model, not only in India, but across the world. Now, customers apparently are ... Read More »