Tag Archives: Test

2017 HYUNDAI VERNA 1.6D MANUAL ROAD TEST REVIEW

The last generation Verna worked wonders for Hyundai, particularly the diesel. That was the time when diesels were hot-selling and the Verna’s 1.6-litre engine wasn’t just among the smoothest but was also the most powerful engine in its class apart from returning good efficiency. The new generation Hyundai Verna is now here and needless to say, builds on the strengths of the ... Read More »

2017 UM Renegade Commando Mojave, Classic review, test ride

With the motorcycle market in India developing a steady upward rhythm, it’s only logical to provide buyers with a wider variety of options. While UM already has the Renegade Commando and Sport S as part of its line-up, it’s gone and introduced two more models that are based on the same cruiser platform – the Renegade Commando Mojave and Classic. ... Read More »

2017 Tata Nexon review, road test

Not since the Nano has so there been so much buzz surrounding a new Tata Motors product. First shown as a radical concept at the 2014 Auto Expo and then revealed in an utterly desirable production guise at the 2016 edition of the motor show, the Nexon compact SUV has been a long time coming. But Tata Motors needed all ... Read More »

2017 Range Rover Velar review, test drive

The Range Rover Velar is the most ‘car-like’ SUV Land Rover has ever made. But does it have that legendary 4×4 DNA to feel like part of the family? We find out on the roads of Norway. Economies of scale, more and more products on common platforms, and fewer gaps in model ranges is the mantra in the capital-intensive car ... Read More »

2018 Suzuki Swift review, test drive

How do you change a car that’s a big icon with a massive cult following? How do you change a car that still, even at the end of its life cycle, gets a podium position each month on the bestseller list? How do you change a car that is, in essence, India’s quintessential hatchback? In short, how do you change ... Read More »

2017 BAJAJ PULSAR NS160 ROAD TEST REVIEW

Looks are important, right? In a day and age where Instagram and Facebook feeds are enhanced with filters and what have you, it’s obvious that good looks grab attention. Bajaj seems to have realised that it needed a bike that’s appealing in order to lure the style conscious, 150cc+ motorcycle buyers. Enter the Pulsar NS160. Design and build The Pulsar ... Read More »

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class facelift review, test drive

What is it? It’s the latest version of the S-class, Mercedes’ flagship sedan – a car often referred to as ‘the Best Car in the World’. Over the years, it’s earned that name by being at the forefront of technology, comfort and luxury, and these aspects have only been enhanced on this facelifted 2017 model. What’s of greater interest, however, ... Read More »

2017 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled review, test ride

A few good things have come from this era of hipster revolution, thinks Sherman Nazareth, astride the retro-styled Desert Sled. Has Ducati’s Scrambler finally earned its true off-road stripes? Located in the South of Spain, the quaint little town of Almeria sits on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and boasts of perfect weather for the most part of the ... Read More »

2017 KAWASAKI Z650 ROAD TEST REVIEW

The Kawasaki ER-6n is a motorcycle I never took a shine to. It felt like too much work at the racetrack. It felt too bulky and unwieldy out in the wild. And it had that headlight. First an ooze paused in mid-ooze and then a marginal, very marginal improvement. But its price, especially in EMIs was stunning. On the face ... Read More »

2017 KAWASAKI Z650 ROAD TEST REVIEW

he Kawasaki ER-6n is a motorcycle I never took a shine to. It felt like too much work at the racetrack. It felt too bulky and unwieldy out in the wild. And it had that headlight. First an ooze paused in mid-ooze and then a marginal, very marginal improvement. But its price, especially in EMIs was stunning. On the face ... Read More »