Tag Archives: First

As Rolls-Royce tests its first SUV, the future of the ‘normal’ car looks uncertain

The new Rolls-Royce 4×4, codenamed ‘Cullinan’, is seen here in disguise Can anything stop the stampede of the Sport Utility Vehicle? Last year’s sales of SUVs and ‘crossovers’ increased to 25 per cent of the total European market and while the charge has slightly slowed this year, SUVs are still well ahead. Manufacturers are now talking about conquering the B-segment crossover ... Read More »

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R First Ride Review

Rocketing down the straight at Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore, I have just about enough time to take a quick glance at the speedo, before it’s time to slam on the brakes, downshift three cogs and open the throttle, as we take the sharp right-hander on the first corner. The Brembo monobloc calipers grip the 320 mm twin discs, the ... Read More »

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R First Ride Review

HIGHLIGHTS GSX-R1000 and top-spec GSX-R1000 share same engine, chassis and bodywork Suzuki GSX-R1000R gets better suspension, cornering ABS, quickshifter The 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 is a completely all-new model Rocketing down the straight at Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore, I have just about enough time to take a quick glance at the speedo, before it’s time to slam on the brakes, ... Read More »

First Ride: Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber — Modern Bobber With A Touch Of Heritage

When we talk about performance motorcycles and superbikes, Italian bike makers are almost always at the top of the list. The Italians have made some of the best-looking motorcycles including the likes of MV Agusta and Ducati. However, Moto Guzzi forsook the traditional Italian way of seduction via sports bike for a distinctly more American approach to motorcycles, cruisers. Moto ... Read More »

First drive: Peugeot 308 company car review

Review The technology industry moves faster than the automotive world in terms of product lifecycles, and it’s perhaps surprising what Peugeot has now added to the 2014 European Car of the Year to ensure it remains competitive. Rear ‘claw effect’ lights are now standard, while the front and rear bumpers and headlights have been re-shaped to echo the family look ... Read More »

Honda Cliq Scooter: First Ride Review

Honda Cliq – the newest and least expensive scooter from Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India. The automatic scooter segment in India is dominated by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI). In fact, the Honda Activa is not just the largest selling scooter in India, but is now also the largest selling two-wheeler, inching out mass market 100-110 cc commuter motorcycles ... Read More »

SWM Superdual first ride

SWM’s new Superdual might not be big on bhp, cylinders or electronics, but it’s a proper little do-anything, go-anywhere machine. Big adventure bikes are now caught up in the same power and technology race as sportsbikes, but who really needs a superbike on stilts and knobblies, or can afford their five figure price tags? It’s refreshing to find the Italian-built ... Read More »

Russ Darrow Group ranked first in Wisconsin for used car sales

Russ Darrow Group was again ranked as the number one used car dealer in Wisconsin based on results compiled by Automotive News and published in the publication’s March 2017 issue. Darrow was ranked number 43 in the country, selling 13,691 used vehicles in 2016, an increase of more than three percent when compared to the group’s 2015 used car sales. ... Read More »

Ducati Monster 797 first ride review

Design and features   Why am I staring at a cone, instead of looking where I’m going. That’s because, I am looking at where I want to go. Confused? Well, I was too, until my instructor Lek told me that it’s the ultimate way to be smooth and quick on a bike. He is one of the chief instructors at ... Read More »

India’s First The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ Starts From 3 June on CNN-News18

India’s seen plenty of tech shows and automobile shows on Indian Television over the past couple of decades, but there was never a comprehensive one show offering that covered both these industries. CNN-News18 which is India’s leading news channel is all set to start India’s first and one of a kind show the ‘Tech And Auto Show’ for Indian audiences. ... Read More »