Tag Archives: First

Avantura Choppers Rudra, Pravega First Ride Review

If you’ve grown in the 2000s as an auto enthusiast, American television really opened you to the world of choppers, cruisers and custom motorcycles. These were outrageous creations that would later be delivered to their respective owners. They were anything but subtle and that’s what made American choppers so iconic. Over the years, a lot of custom bike houses in ... Read More »

Suzuki Intruder First Ride Review

The Suzuki Intruder name isn’t new. In fact, the first Suzuki Intruder was launched more than three decades ago, in 1985. Over the years, the Suzuki Intruder has seen several revisions, and has made a mark as a beefy, new age, muscular cruiser motorcycle from the Japanese manufacturer’s stable. Over the past few years, Suzuki has seen considerable sales growth in India, but largely ... Read More »

5 Tips For First Time Used Car Buying

The time has come when your 17-year-old hand-me-down and former prized possession finally dies on you. What are you going to do? If the answer to that question is to purchase a used car, there are a number of things to look out for before starting this process. While used cars can save you money without sacrificing the luxury of ... Read More »

2017 Tata Tigor long term review, first report

New-gen Tata cars like the Zest, Hexa and the Tiago have been doing well to put the brand back in the highly contested passenger vehicle arena. We had the Tiago for a year, which endorsed our belief that Tata Motors has really upped its game in the aspects of fit and finish and overall build quality. So, when the Tigor ... Read More »

FIRST DRIVE / REVIEW

What is it? While it still hasn’t quite reached the heights of its Indo-Japanese and Korean rivals, Renault has been making some interesting cars for the Indian market. While the levels of success seen by its models have been mixed, the French carmaker now wants to make a stronger impression in the mid-size SUV/crossover segment. But let’s face it, the ... Read More »

2017 TRIUMPH STREET SCRAMBLER FIRST RIDE REVIEW

Never a fan of retro-classic motorcycles, I was pleasantly surprised with how much fun the Bonneville Street Twin was. It was a lot lighter and nimbler than its predecessor and looked more youthful. The new Bonneville family in fact has pretty much changed my perspective on retro-classics and I’ve come to believe they can be good fun too. The newest ... Read More »

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 »