Author Archives: Loknath Das

Used Audi A3 vs Mercedes A-Class

The Contenders Audi A3 2.0 TDI 150 Sport List price when new £22,730 Price today £11,000 Available from 2012-present The Audi A3 kick-started the posh hatch trend; this latest version is brilliant to drive, classy inside and remarkably cheap to run. Mercedes-Benz A200 CDI Sport List price when new £23,270 Price today £13,000 Available from 2012-present The most recent A-Class ... Read More »

Car tax to rise for most drivers who buy new vehicles, RAC claims

The vast majority of drivers buying new cars will pay significantly more in car tax from April 1, a motoring organisation has claimed. Up to two-thirds of new vehicles that fall into three of the most popular tax bands will leave their owners worse off as a result of sweeping changes being made to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), according to ... Read More »

Chuck Berry had a huge influence on Back To The Future

Marty McFly playing Johnny B. Goode (Picture: Universal) If you love Back To The Future, no doubt you love the moment Marty McFly gets up on stage in front of his past mum and dad and blasts out Johnny B. Goode. Chuck Berry, who sadly passed away at the age of 90, was hugely influential on one of the most ... Read More »

Volvo S90 D5 R-Design (2017) review

I fly back into Stansted late and trudge back to the car park feeling like I’ve been folded into the overhead locker the whole way. It’s dark and cold and the little pools of orange sodium light make the whole scene feel empty and dreary. It says a lot about the new Volvo S90 that I actually breathe a sigh ... Read More »

Genesis Equilibrium 20 review

BikeRadar verdict “It’s hard not to be charmed by its blend of practicality and retro flair” Highs: Lively ride, looks Lows: Cheapo brakes Buy if: You want a cheerful all-rounder that isn’t made of carbon If you could distil the soul of British road cycling into a single bike, what do you think it would look like? We’ve a hunch ... Read More »

2018 Buick Enclave teased ahead of 2017 New York auto show

Teaser for 2018 Buick Enclave debuting at 2017 New York auto show The Enclave is the vehicle that kicked off Buick’s renaissance 10 years ago, and despite its age sales are still brimming. It’s a vehicle General Motors can’t afford to muck up, so it will be interesting to see what the automaker has in store for the Enclave’s redesign. ... Read More »

REVEALED: Used car buyers should go HERE for the best deals

Used car buyers should go to Merseyside for the best car deals Liverpool has the lowest prices at 2.3 per cent below the national average, according to analysis of more than 200,000 UK listings by car classified ad website CarGurus. The research shows that cities located in close proximity to other major conurbations, such as Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham, ... Read More »

Mercedes still has to unlock potential of new car in F1 testing

Mercedes still has “hard work” to do to unlock the full potential of its updates before Formula 1’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, says Valtteri Bottas. The Brackley-based team has not had the perfect second week of running at Barcelona, with some of its developments not performing as expected, and Niki Lauda saying it needs a strong final day of pre-season ... Read More »

Future Announced Nobody Safe Tour

Future has announced a new tour. The HNDXX rapper tweeted out Sunday afternoon, “One for my fans #NobodySafeTour.” This was followed by a second tweet: “Hard trying to decide which city bringing the best vibes… #NobodySafeTour.” He also teased out which albums he will be performing, asking “#FUTURE or #HNDRXX??” Hopefully Both. The tour will run from May 4-June 30 ... Read More »

2017 KTM 390 Duke First Ride Review

The past few weeks have been very exciting. It all started with the 2017 KTM RC range, followed by the all-new KTM 250 Duke and 2017 200 Duke, all of which we rode at Bajaj Auto’s Chakan facility. The Austrian bike maker then was clearly keeping the best for last and that is the 2017 KTM 390 Duke. The motorcycle ... Read More »