Author Archives: Loknath Das

Volvo XC60 (2017) review

Even your mum knew this car was coming but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. The rebirth of Volvo’s model range kicked off with the excellent XC90, quickly followed by the smart and distinctive S and V90 models. It’s arguably the most important of the lot, accounting for 30 percent of the brand’s global sales with close to a ... Read More »

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Review

HIGHLIGHTS 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 gets sportier, sleeker and lighter New styling inspired by Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R New Ninja 650 is more agile, more planted than outgoing model You could be fooled into believing it’s an all-new motorcycle, the new Kawasaki Ninja 650. It now gets styling inspired by its bigger supersport sibling, the ZX-10R, and that itself is a ... Read More »

Watch The ‘Tech And Auto Show’: Virat Kohli’s Exclusive Interview, HTC U11Review & More

The Tech And Auto Show starts from 3rd June on CNN-News18. (Image: News18.com) The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ started its season-2 this weekend and now you can also watch the show on TV. The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ airs every Saturday 7:30 PM and Sunday 1:30 PM on CNN-News18. For those of you who missed out on the show this ... Read More »

Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accord

Narendra Modi (left) met Emmanuel Macron in Paris Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go “above and beyond” the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi described the agreement as part of “our duty to protect Mother Earth”. Several global leaders have criticised President ... Read More »

This Rolls-Royce might be the most expensive new car ever built

At roughly $3 million, the Bugatti Chiron is one of the most expensive production cars to ever reach showrooms. So, the words “affordable” and “Bugatti” rarely, if ever, occupy real estate in the same sentence. However, that’s exactly what happened over the weekend. On Saturday, Rolls-Royce unveiled a one-off custom build called the Sweptail. At a reported price of nearly ... Read More »

GenNext to fuel used car surge in India

New strategy Mahindra First Choice is pulling out all stops to make the experience of buying used cars comfortable at its outlets Cox Automotive believes the country will be among the top four markets by 2020 Rob Huting has this interesting update about China’s used car market. “Till about five years ago, buying used cars in the Chinese market had ... Read More »

Anil Kumble’s Future As Coach Depends On Meeting With Administrators

There are reports of a rift between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli.© AFP As the deadline for application for the post of head coach for the Indian men’s cricket team ended on Wednesday, any prospects of Anil Kumble’s continued association with the team hung on the meeting that he and team captain Virat Kohli is to have with the Chairman ... Read More »

2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante

For those of us who have been interested in fast cars since the 1970s, the lingering impression remains that Lamborghinis are long on looks and big, loud engines and short on sophistication, technology, and refinement. This started changing in 1998 after Audi purchased Lamborghini, and the transition accelerated with the introduction of the Gallardo about five years later. With every ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

HIGHLIGHTS Triumph Bonneville Bobber based on Bonneville T120 Blend of classic 1940s style and modern performance Factory custom incorporates hard-tail ‘bobber’ design You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was ... Read More »

Stunning car babe ‘FIRED for having her period’

DISCRIMINATING: Rachel has filed an official complaint Stunning blonde Rachel Rickert had been booked to model at the high-profile New York International Auto Show for Hyundai. The 27-year-old was greeting guests at the booth in a black dress when she left for a toilet break. But she didn’t manage to get there in time to change her tampon. Tokyo’s Auto ... Read More »