Car Reviews

2017 Tata Hexa long term review, second report

Now, normally, I’m not someone who goes weak in the knees when I see a set of big attractive wheels. But the Hexa with those alloys had me at ‘hello’. I loved the five-star design – those big solid spokes catch the light perfectly – and the stance of the car was much improved too, compared to the Aria. I ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic Review

The Jeep Compass launched in July this year Highlights Deliveries for the Compass petrol began in October The petrol variant returns a mileage of 14.1 kmpl The Compass petrol is available in both manual and automatic transmission The Jeep Compass launched with much fanfare and has been a runaway hit for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India. Even exports of the ... Read More »

Renault Captur: Competition Check

Renault has launched their all-new SUV, the Captur, in the Indian car market and we are still recovering from the pricing surprise. Starting at 9.99 lakhs ex-showroom for the base petrol RXT and the Rs 11.39 lakhs for the RXT diesel, the Captur finds itself right in the middle of the compact crossover SUV segment. The Hyundai Creta rules the roost after dethroning Renault’s ... Read More »

5 tips to win online races in Gran Turismo Sport

Compete to win online with these key tips for Sony’s upcoming GT Sport. Gran Turismo Sport represents a new direction for the prestigious racing simulator, the design team at developers Polyphony Digital concentrating their efforts on the world of online competition. This is a PS4 game in which offline, single player elements are secondary and racing against your fellow humans is ... Read More »

Mahindra KUV100 NXT Review

The Mahindra KUV100 was launched in India just under 2 years ago, and even though it took on entry hatches, it was positioned as Mahindra’s smallest SUV in India. Sales over the first six months were pretty impressive with an average of almost 5000 units a month. But post that the numbers started to drop and the car did not ... Read More »

2017 Hyundai Kona Elite She Says, He Says review

He: Hyundai is a latecomer to the booming baby SUV segment, but it has arrived fashionably late with its new Kona – a bold-looking high-riding hatch based on the latest-generation i30. It is available in three trim levels, each with a choice of either a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated engine, front-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic or a 1.6-litre turbo four-cylinder with all-wheel ... Read More »

2017 Skoda Octavia RS review, road test

Affordable performance cars are finally catching on, and it’s important to remember that one of the pioneers of this sub-segment was the Octavia RS. We’ve had both the previous Octavias (second one was known as the Laura) and both came with RS variants. This meant sporty body kits, retuned suspension, better brakes, stylish wheels and wild colours, which caught on ... Read More »

2017 Audi A8 review, test drive

What is it? With the first-generation A8 launched as recently as 1994, Audi is the last of the German luxury trio to enter the large luxury sedan race. But this isn’t to say the A8 trails the rest. In fact, various generations of the A8 have introduced many segment-first technologies and, this time around, Audi claims the fourth generation is ... Read More »

2017 BMW X3 review, test drive

What is it? The third-generation X3 carries on BMW’s tradition of making sporty but practical SUVs. Where the first-generation car was clearly focused on delivering driving pleasure and sporty dynamics, and the second-generation X3 was more practical, this new car promises to deliver both, more luxury and more driving pleasure. Set to rival the Audi Q5 and Mercedes GLC when ... Read More »

2017 BMW 6-series GT review, test drive

What is it? BMW’s new 6-series Gran Turismo made its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show this year. Confirmed to come to India in early 2018, it will sit between the 5-series sedan and the 7-series limo. Slated to go up against the long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz E 350d, the new 6 GT will be competitively priced and will rival it on space ... Read More »