Car Reviews

Production-Spec India-Bound Tesla Model 3 Spied Completely Undisguised

As the time for the Model 3’s official launch and deliveries approaches, it has been spied completely undisguised in the automaker’s facility. Tesla’s most economical model made its world premiere in April last year with the promise of production and deliveries starting this year. Tesla is entering India soon and the Model 3 will be its first product in the ... Read More »

2017 Jeep Cherokee Overland

Low gas prices have begotten hard times for hybrids. Even today’s most efficient gas-electrics—the Toyota Prius, the Kia Niro, and the Hyundai Ioniq—don’t pencil against less efficient but much less expensive nonhybrid counterparts in the same general class. And those are hybrids that top 50 mpg. The Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV is in an even tougher spot, given that that ... Read More »

Mazda CX-5 (2017) review

Cliches often don’t stand up to scrutiny but here’s one that is very much on-point: Mazda doesn’t make a bad car. With a combination of eye-catching design, engaging handling and Downsize This capacity engines, the Japanese manufacturer has tapped into the priorities of the collective petrolhead consciousness to offer a pleasing alternative to mainstream austerity-autos. It’s been doing this quietly ... Read More »

Welcome To The Next Generation Of Jalopnik Car Reviews

Photo Credit Mark Victor Arnold You come to Jalopnik for squids, fireballs and tales of depraved masochism but once in awhile, we like to talk cars too. And now we’ve got a new system for shaking down everything that moves you. Get excited for the next generation of Jalopnik Reviews. Regular readers will know Jalopnik’s been test driving cars since ... 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 »

New Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0 petrol 2017 review

The entry-level powerplant is usually one to avoid in most compact executive saloons, but that’s not exactly the case with the Alfa Romeo Giulia. The 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol motor is a smooth performer and makes the car into a refined, comfortable cruiser. However, it lacks the torque of its 2.2-litre diesel stablemate and, as such, it isn’t quite as much ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS: Car review

For its engine size, the acceleration is intense; for its proportions, the handling is excellent; for its performance, the price is adequate. With the Baleno RS – short for Road Sport – Maruti Suzuki has forayed into the high-performance hatchback segment. We drive it at a befitting place – the Buddh International Circuit near Greater Noida. Exterior The Baleno RS ... Read More »

Exclusive Review: Lexus RX 450h

We have told you Lexus is on the threshold of its India debut and that the RX450h will lead its portfolio. When Lexus launched its first hybrid SUV in 2004, the company was at the forefront of electrification. Its petrol engine worked in harmony with an electric motor to provide impressive thrust when needed, and superior economy when flowing with ... Read More »

Hyundai Elantra CRDI AT Long Term Review – First Report

The Hyundai Elantra diesel has just entered our long term garage in the automatic guise and I am quite excited to call it all mine for the next three months. Despite being launched four years back, the Elantra still looks fresh and makes for a good option to the recently launched Toyota Corolla or even the Skoda Octavia. There is ... Read More »

Jaguar F-Pace Drive Review

  In a country like India, buying a low-slung sportscar is as practical as buying a speedboat in Rajasthan. Our broken roads and larger than life speed breakers post challenges that can turn even short commutes into endurance challenges for these exotics. This is where an SUV with sporting pretentions makes sense in our country. They are practical, can demolish ... Read More »