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Maruti Suzuki Dzire 2017: First drive review

In a market where buyers are increasingly aspiring to own bigger vehicles, the desire to get behind a sub-four metre sedan has seen a perceptible dip in recent times. In such a scenario, the Swift Dzire has continued to be a volume driver for Maruti Suzuki in the Indian market and for reasons evident to most. Compact yet practical and ... Read More »

2016 Triumph Bonneville T100: First Ride Review

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph introduced the the Bonneville line-up in the 1960s. Named after the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, where Triumph broke the land speed record for motorcycles in the 1950s and 60s, the Bonneville range is the best selling series of motorcycles for the iconic British bike maker till date. The T100 sits in between the Street Twin and ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Exclusive First Drive: Promising Compact SUV For India

The Jeep Compass is being touted as a major new model for not just Jeep worldwide, but also the Indian automobile industry. And what a great name for an SUV, right? With the new Compass, Jeep has taken a leap. And it is most definitely the make or break model for the brand in India. But given everything we know ... Read More »

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod First Ride Review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod is the latest member of Harley-Davidson’s Street family. Internationally, the Street has had two models – the H-D Street 500 and the H-D Street 750, but in India, we have only had the Harley-Davidson Street 750. It’s the most successful Harley-Davidson motorcycle model, not only in India, but across the world. Now, customers apparently are ... Read More »

First Look: Vintage Electric Bikes

The Vintage Electric Tracker e-bike in Racing Green. DAN SAPP In the ever-evolving market of e-bikes, it’s becoming more and more difficult for companies to stand out—but Vintage Electric, out of Santa Clara, California, is drawing on the past to make waves in the present. With three models of vintage-inspired e-bikes to choose from—the Cruz, Tracker (shown in this article, ... Read More »

First ride review: 2017 Harley Davidson Street Rod 750

Remember the launch of the Street 750 in India, at the India Bike Week? Well, I do and I remember there being a trio of customs based on it. One of them, the RDX 800, sees the light of day in this here Street Rod. Lead designer, Chetan Shedjale, says his design was inspired by the world of flat trackers, ... Read More »

First rides Honda CB650F & CBR650F

Honda’s five new 2017 bike bonanza has been a few days full of surprises for MCN from the oddly charming Rebel impressing to the thoroughly refined CB1100 EX displaying retro charm at its best and the CB1100 RS slightly deflating our high expectations. And the two new CB models kept the surprises coming. The CB650F and CBR650F can basically be ... 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 »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 2GB RAM Variant to Go on Sale for First Time on Friday

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage (Rs. 9,999) will go on sale for the first time at 12pm IST on Friday, February 3, via Mi.com. Along with this model, the other two variants of the smartphone – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage (Rs. 10,999), and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage (Rs. 12,999) – will ... Read More »

LG Books First Quarterly Loss in 6 Years on Worst Mobile Result

South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc on Wednesday reported its first quarterly operating loss in six years in October-December due to its worst mobile performance. Its fourth-quarter loss reached KRW 35 billion ($30.06 million or roughly Rs. 204 crores), in line with its guidance earlier this month, said LG Electronics, the world’s second-largest television maker behind Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. That ... Read More »