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2017 UM RENEGADE COMMANDO MOJAVE FIRST RIDE REVIEW

The Mojave is the second most expensive motorcycle in UM’s Renegade Commando range, and sits under the Classic.It looks identical to the standard Commando, save for its matte-finished sand brown paint job. It also gets a bigger leg guard to offer better protection. As far as accessories are concerned it gets a little pouch on the fuel tank for keeping documents ... Read More »

UM Renegade Classic First Ride Review

UM Motorcycles has launched two new models – the Renegade Classic and the Renegade Commando Mojave Edition in India. The launch of these two motorcycles was followed by a media ride where we got our hands on the UM Renegade Classic, and we got to ride the bike near Corbett National Park, in northern India. UM is a fairly new entrant in the Indian ... Read More »

2017 Hyundai Verna: First drive review

HIGHLIGHTS Fifth generation Verna is offered in seven colour option, manual/auto options The 1.6-litre diesel and petrol engines have been carried forward. No 1.4-litre engine The car offers 21 new features. It takes on Ciaz and City In recent years, the mid-size sedan segment has been sidelined by many in a bid to get behind an SUVs of varying shapes ... Read More »

2017 DUCATI MULTISTRADA 950 FIRST RIDE REVIEW

Ducati’s new Multistrada 950 is a delicious idea. It takes Ducati’s idea of a road-biased, sporty adventure tourer to a friendlier, more affordable space. What makes it the Ducati Multistrada 950 even more tantalising is the fact that it’s price in India neatly splits the popular four-bike Triumph Tiger 800 range in half. The Ducati Multistrada 950 also represents a ... Read More »

Hyundai Verna first drive review

With the launch of the new Verna, the best-selling sedan from Hyundai is now in its fifth generation, and has been on sale in India since its 2nd generation when it was still called the Accent. From its 3rd generation it was badged the Verna and perhaps got the most lukewarm reception of any generation of the Accent-Verna family. Following ... Read More »

Hyundai Verna Diesel MT First Drive Review

Why will I buy the Hyundai Verna diesel? For its extremely torquey engine, bucket load of features and new-found ride and handling balance. Why will I avoid the Hyundai Verna diesel? Lack of rear legroom. The Hyundai Verna has been around for a long time now. With 3.18 lakh units sold in India and with over 8.8 million customers worldwide, it’s safe ... Read More »

Triumph Street Scrambler first ride review: Classic motorcycle with off-road abilities

In a time before mass produced dirt bikes the concept of the Scrambler was conceived. Junkies would strip their motorcycle of anything that made their bike slower. The result would be a motorcycle that could go faster and could shred its way through whatever hill climb, muddy berm or gravel flat-track that stood in its way. Keep in mind back ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin First Ride Review

The legendary Honda Africa Twin is back! And this time it’s in India and in full automatic form. The Honda CRF1000L, or Honda Africa Twin as it’s popularly known, made its global debut last year, and promises a very capable adventure bike, with off-road manners inspired by its thoroughbred dual purpose and rally-oriented origins in Honda’s global line-up. Does it have what ... Read More »

FIRST RIDE / REVIEW

2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 review, test ride 26th Jul 2017 5:33 pm The brand new Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has been designed to take on the premium, sporty 150-160cc segment. We get astride and find out what it’s all about. The Bajaj Pulsar 150 was one of the first motorcycles to really kick off the performance 150cc segment in India. Powerful, muscular ... Read More »

Leaked photos of new all-electric Leaf provide first look at Nissan’s Tesla killer

Blurry pictures of the forthcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf surfaced on Twitter over the weekend, providing a first look at the automaker’s attempt to reassert dominance in the electric car field. But the images, which were first reported by The Wall Street Journal, didn’t inspire much confidence among fans that Nissan will be able to overcome Tesla. The images were tweeted by a user called ... Read More »