Bike Reviews

UM Renegade Sport S: First Look Review

UM Motorcycles recently launched two cruiser motorcycles for the Indian market from its Renegade range at the 2016 Auto Expo – the Renegade Sport S and Renegade Commando. A third bike, the Renegade Classic, was unveiled at the Auto Expo as well and will be launched in June this year. US-based UM International has a 50-50 joint venture in India ... Read More »

BMW G310 R Photo Gallery

The BMW G310 R made its Indian debut at the 2016 Auto Expo, earlier this month. One of the most talked about motorcycles of 2015, the BMW G310 R marks BMW Motorrad’s foray into the rapidly growing entry-level roadster segment. While TVS will also have its own version of this motorcycle, the BMW G310 R will be launched in India ... Read More »

Honda updates its range with new paint schemes

Honda recently unveiled new technical and cosmetic upgrades for select two-wheelers at the 2016 Auto Expo. The updated range includes CB Unicorn 160, CD 110 Dream Deluxe, Dream Neo and the Dio. The CD 110 Dream Deluxe, which is the most affordable motorcycle in Honda’s range, now gets a new self-start variant. It is also available with a new green ... Read More »

2016 KTM RC390 launched in India at Rs 2.13 lakh

KTM has silently introduced the 2016 KTM RC390 in the Indian market. Despite the addition of a few important technical updates, the new RC390 continues to retail for the older version’s sticker price of Rs 2,13,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2016 KTM RC390 was globally unveiled at the 2015 EICMA Show in Milan, last year. The model came equipped with a ... Read More »

Hero XF3R Photo Gallery

Last week, Hero lifted the wraps off the XF3R at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi. Though it is more of a design study, the Hero XF3R is an important bike for India as it previews the company’s design language for its future models. Check out the detailed photo gallery of the Hero XF3R – The edgy headlamp and the ... Read More »

Spec comparison: Aprilia SR 150 vs Piaggio Vespa SXL 150

Introduction If one country knows how to make good-looking scoters, it has to be Italy. The Italians are known for their scooters and it seems like they want to have a share of the scooter market segment in India as well. The premium superbike manufacturer Aprilia just unveiled their to-be ‘made in India’ offering the SR 150 at the Auto ... Read More »

DSK Benelli TNT 600 GT, TNT 600i Review

  For first time superbike buyers, and even riders upgrading to a superbike, the mid-size superbike segment is one which is of keen interest. And naturally; this is a segment of motorcycles with decent ‘big bike’ looks, brag-worthy performance and some street cred. Typically, this segment straddles the 400-800cc displacement bikes, catering to buyers with diverse budgets – ranging from ... Read More »

Mahindra Gusto 125: First Ride Review

When the covers were taken off the Mahindra Gusto 125, it didn’t look very different from its older sibling – the one with the 110cc engine. If you place the Gusto 125 against the existing 110cc Gusto, take off the 125 chrome badge and paint them in the same colour, not a single soul in this world can differentiate between ... Read More »

2016 TVS Victor Review

TVS Victor – the name ring a bell? The Victor was the flag bearer of the Hosur-based two wheeler manufacturer’s commuter motorcycle line-up a decade ago. The old TVS Victor, when launched in 2001, did almost the unthinkable for TVS Motor Company. A refined, yet frugal engine, as well as comfortable ergonomics and good ride quality made the TVS Victor ... Read More »

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Review

TVS Motor Company’s Apache series held its ground in the performance-oriented 150-180cc bike segment in India for a while now. The latest addition to the Apache line-up here, the new TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, aims to further fortify the company’s performance products in addition to taking the performance pedigree of the Apache series a notch higher for TVS. The ... Read More »