Tag Archives: 2018

2018 Audi RS3 review

HIGHS Surging torque Huge bite, zero-fade braking Smooth, snappy shifts Tractable performance on the daily LOWS Some interior cheapness feels out of place for its $55K price tag Cramming absurd amounts of power into compact automobiles is an art form. Thanks to Volkswagen’s pioneering work with the Golf GTI, the hatchback body style is the most common vessel for these engineering ... Read More »

Subaru XV (2018) review

Hot on the heels of the new Impreza, now it’s time to try the second car built on the Subaru Global Platform (SGP) – the 2018 XV. We’re driving it around Riga in Latvia, so it’s cold, slippery and there isn’t a lot of daylight. Ideal. It’s another small crossover, like the Toyota C-HR, Volvo XC40 and Mazda CX-3 et al it competes with. Usually that’s prefaced ... Read More »

New Gen Audi Q5 Spotted In India; Launch In 2018

Audi first unveiled the new generation of the Q5 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show and yes, it’s one of the cars that will be making it to India in 2018. But Audi has already started testing the car in India and though this is not the first time it has been spotted here, these recent pictures actually show that ... Read More »

2018 Ford F-150

The F-150 has been Ford’s top-selling model and company cash cow for decades. Matching its modern aluminum-body construction is a slew of advanced engines and high-tech driver assists. The handsome hauler can be outfitted for every job and every personality, with three cab and bed styles and numerous appearance packages. Its premier powertrain is a lively twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 producing 375 ... Read More »

Skoda India Announces Price Hike Across Model Range From 2018

Skoda Auto India has announced a price increase across its complete car line-up starting from January 1 2018. The price hike will see all Skoda cars turn more expensive by 2-3 per cent. Part of the Volkswagen Group, the Czech based automaker retails four models in India including the Skoda Rapid, Octavia, Superb and the recently launched Kodiaq SUV in the country. Without divulging ... Read More »

Citroën C3 Picasso voted ‘best used MPV’ in Whatcar? Used car awards 2018

The Citroën C3 Picasso has been named ‘Best Used MPV’ in this year’s What Car? Used Car Awards. The spacious and stylish B-segment MPV also won through as the ‘Best Used MPV aged 7-10 years’. Citroën’s C3 Picasso has fought off strong competition to win two honours in the 2018 What Car? Used Car Awards. The stylish B-segment MPV was ... Read More »

2018 GMC YUKON DENALI, MORE REFINED THAN EVER

Scheduled for the Canadian market this coming fall, the 2018 GMC Yukon Denali has been upgraded with a more modern design and updated equipment. The company has not yet announced pricing, however. A more sculpted front grille (which evokes those featured on other GMC models like the Acadia and the Terrain), new interior trims in Mastique Ash wood and even a new 10-speed ... Read More »

2018 Honda Civic

Safety and Driver Assistance Rating: All Civics offer six airbags and a backup camera as standard (which is required by law for 2018). Paired with notable crash-test scores, the Civic is a fine option for those who prioritize safety. Front-seat legroom is compromised with a child seat in back, though.   What’s New for 2018? Although the 2018 Civic is available ... Read More »

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor

Overall Rating: The Raptor is unlike any production pickup on the road. Ford fit the regular F-150 with advanced off-road equipment and widened its aluminum body for a purposeful appearance. A 450-hp twin-turbocharged V-6 is sheathed beneath its skin. Operate its paddle-shifted 10-speed automatic properly and its sophisticated drivetrain will rocket the Raptor to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. Its oversize dimensions make ... Read More »

2018 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic review, test ride

The Heritage Classic has always been a transition model between the Harley-Davidson’s traditional Softail range and their bigger, fully loaded Touring line. It’s also been one of the company’s best-selling models, internationally. For 2018, the Heritage Classic has seen some big updates as part of the new Softail line-up, and while it does keep some of the more classic features ... Read More »