Car Reviews

Jeep Compass Diesel SUV Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Jeep Compass looks sharp, imposing and very pleasing to the eye The Compass has brilliant balance between good ride quality & handling Competitive pricing is what this SUV needs to change Jeep India’s fate If there was ever an auto manufacturer that promotes its heritage, both by subtle cues or screaming through literal rooftops, it is Jeep, much ... Read More »

What Car Reviews the 2017 BMW M140i

The BMW M140i is one of the best driving cars you can get from BMW these days and it’s really a shame it doesn’t reach US soil. The M140i is also the only hot hatch in the industry at the moment using a straight six engine with a RWD layout. We had the chance of sampling it last year and we ... Read More »

Car reviews: Climb aboard the family-sized Fiat 500L

The Fiat 500L is a car we’re pretty familiar with by now. Take one regular 500, pump it full of growth hormones and what you’re left with is the 500L – a far more practical take on the hugely popular little supermini. With the latest 500L, not a whole lot has changed. There’s a slightly revised exterior, a more minimalistic ... Read More »

Film Review: ‘Cars 3’

Lightning McQueen, now facing the perils of being past his prime, returns in a touching sequel that gets the series back on track. “Cars,” back in 2006, was the first Pixar movie that was far more beloved by audiences than critics. That meant something, since Pixar had long been a critical darling. The movie struck many reviewers as being less ... Read More »

Review: ‘Cars 3’ a vehicle for Lightning McQueen’s maturation

In “Cars 3,” Lightning McQueen’s mind is strong, but his flesh is weak. Er, metal. His metal is weak. For his third lap around the cinematic track, the Owen Wilson-voiced red racecar faces a great horror: his impending obsolescence. When the movie opens, he’s eating up pavement quicker than any other car on the circuit, until Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer) comes along. ... Read More »

Cars 3 movie review: Lightning McQueen strikes! The final lap is the best one

Pixar saved the best for last. Cars 3 is the most impressive entry in the series. Cars 3 Director – Brian Fee Cast – Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy Rating – 4/5 Despite being the runt of the Pixar litter — the trilogy that no one really talks about, completely outclassed as it ... Read More »

2017 BMW 530i RWD

As BMW has branched out from a brand focused on serving enthusiasts to a brand that wants to serve everyone, it has expanded the bandwidth of its offerings. It has done so by means of electronics that can alter its cars’ driving characteristics, as well as via the options sheet, which can tailor individual models to disparate tastes. Thus, how ... Read More »

2018 BMW 440i RWD Coupe Automatic

Although the BMW 4-series coupe was first shown more than four years ago, the trickling out of multiple variants of the model over time means the car still feels fresh. But time marches on, and 2018 brings an update for the luxury sports coupe. BMW tweaked the 4-series’s engine lineup and naming convention in 2017, and those continue for 2018. ... Read More »

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV Review

The Volkswagen Tiguan is like Jackie Chan. At first glance, it’s not intimidating; so not aggressive. Rather, it has a smile on its face and walks about, doing its things. It doesn’t even have a brawny look; so though there is a bit of muscle, it’s doesn’t really show. But, when you call it out for a fight, it doesn’t ... Read More »

Volvo XC60 (2017) review

Even your mum knew this car was coming but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. The rebirth of Volvo’s model range kicked off with the excellent XC90, quickly followed by the smart and distinctive S and V90 models. It’s arguably the most important of the lot, accounting for 30 percent of the brand’s global sales with close to a ... Read More »