Author Archives: Loknath Das

Volvo S90 D5 R-Design (2017) review

I fly back into Stansted late and trudge back to the car park feeling like I’ve been folded into the overhead locker the whole way. It’s dark and cold and the little pools of orange sodium light make the whole scene feel empty and dreary. It says a lot about the new Volvo S90 that I actually breathe a sigh ... Read More »

Genesis Equilibrium 20 review

BikeRadar verdict “It’s hard not to be charmed by its blend of practicality and retro flair” Highs: Lively ride, looks Lows: Cheapo brakes Buy if: You want a cheerful all-rounder that isn’t made of carbon If you could distil the soul of British road cycling into a single bike, what do you think it would look like? We’ve a hunch ... Read More »

2018 Buick Enclave teased ahead of 2017 New York auto show

Teaser for 2018 Buick Enclave debuting at 2017 New York auto show The Enclave is the vehicle that kicked off Buick’s renaissance 10 years ago, and despite its age sales are still brimming. It’s a vehicle General Motors can’t afford to muck up, so it will be interesting to see what the automaker has in store for the Enclave’s redesign. ... Read More »

REVEALED: Used car buyers should go HERE for the best deals

Used car buyers should go to Merseyside for the best car deals Liverpool has the lowest prices at 2.3 per cent below the national average, according to analysis of more than 200,000 UK listings by car classified ad website CarGurus. The research shows that cities located in close proximity to other major conurbations, such as Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham, ... Read More »

Mercedes still has to unlock potential of new car in F1 testing

Mercedes still has “hard work” to do to unlock the full potential of its updates before Formula 1’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, says Valtteri Bottas. The Brackley-based team has not had the perfect second week of running at Barcelona, with some of its developments not performing as expected, and Niki Lauda saying it needs a strong final day of pre-season ... Read More »

Future Announced Nobody Safe Tour

Future has announced a new tour. The HNDXX rapper tweeted out Sunday afternoon, “One for my fans #NobodySafeTour.” This was followed by a second tweet: “Hard trying to decide which city bringing the best vibes… #NobodySafeTour.” He also teased out which albums he will be performing, asking “#FUTURE or #HNDRXX??” Hopefully Both. The tour will run from May 4-June 30 ... 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 »

2017 Geneva Auto Show: Fast Cars and Diamond Dust

STANDING AT THE TOP of the escalator between the two floors of Palexpo Hall 7, amid the crashing thunder and carbon-fiber lightning of the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, all I could see were bubbles, bubbles everywhere: delicate, iridescent, aching to pop. The biggest is floating just across the ocean. The U.S. car market—upon whose riches these splendid European luxury ... Read More »

New Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0 petrol 2017 review

The entry-level powerplant is usually one to avoid in most compact executive saloons, but that’s not exactly the case with the Alfa Romeo Giulia. The 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol motor is a smooth performer and makes the car into a refined, comfortable cruiser. However, it lacks the torque of its 2.2-litre diesel stablemate and, as such, it isn’t quite as much ... Read More »

The hottest new vehicles we’ve seen so far at the Geneva auto show

The Geneva International Motor Show kicks off this week and automakers are unveiling a host of new vehicles, from supercars for the super-rich to concept vehicles by boutique car designers to high-volume vehicles for the masses. After two days of media previews the show will be open to the public from March 9-19. Here are some of the hottest vehicles we ... Read More »