Car Reviews

Volkswagen Ameo Petrol compact sedan gets more fuel efficient: Here’s how

With fuel prices shooting through the roof, every car maker is looking to launch the most fuel efficient cars possible, both in petrol and diesel trim. Volkswagen has already bumped up the fuel efficiency of the Polo hatchback by downsizing the car’s petrol engine to a 1 litre-3 cylinder unit, from a 1.2 liter-3 cylinder unit. Now the same has ... Read More »

Mahindra XUV500 SUV Facelift: New interior pictures reveal more

The facelifted, 2018 Mahindra XUV500 SUV is just days away from being launched in the Indian market. While a large number of spyshots of The 7-seat crossover have been surfacing almost every other day, here are some more spyshots that reveal more details of the new vehicle. The 2018 Mahindra XUV500 will get soft touch leather cladding for the dashboard, on ... Read More »

Gold and chrome wrapped cars: From Mahindra XUV500 to VW Polo to Hyundai i20 and more!

Wrapping is the new trend that has taken over the aftermarket industry across the globe. India too has a fair share of wrapped cars. The main advantage being they can be removed at any time and are not permanent. Here are 10 chrome wraps from India, which are insane: XUV500 The Mahindra XUV500 is a popular car in its segment, ... Read More »

Hyundai Tucson facelift unveiled, India-bound; Jeep Compass SUV watch out

Hyundai, the popular Korean auto giant, has taken the wraps off the new 2018 Hyundai Tucson facelift. The updated Tucson is India-bound and is currently on display at the ongoing New York International Auto Show. As with most midlife facelifts, the 2019 Tucson also gets subtle design updates and some new features. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson facelift gets a handful ... Read More »

2018 Volkswagen Polo 1.0 review, test drive

Manufacturers are getting rid of older, inefficient engines and replacing them with cleaner, more efficient, smaller-capacity units to meet stringent emission norms. Volkswagen has done just this on the Polo hatchback and replaced the 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine with an all-new 1.0-litre, three-cylinder unit, codenamed EA211. This naturally aspirated 999cc may be smaller but it still makes a similar 76hp. ... Read More »

2018 MERCEDES-BENZ S350D FIRST DRIVE REVIEW

The night before getting into the S-Class, Mercedes-Benz hosted a dinner for us at the Falknuma Palace’s ‘101 Dining Hall’. This is the world’s largest dining hall with seating for over 100 people on the table! The stately venue which was once home to the Nizam of Hyderabad, back then the world’s richest man, has sophisticated wood interiors and ornate ... Read More »

Facelifted Hyundai i20 Review

The current 2nd generation Hyundai i20 was launched in 2014 and has been a runaway success thanks to its sharp styling, roomy cabin, frugal engines and a long list of features. Since 2014, Hyundai has sold over 3 lakh units of the i20 globally. Talk about India and Hyundai has sold over 10,000 units every month of 2017 barring December. ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review: S 350 d & S 450 Driven

With the new updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class you get more than just a facelift. What you get is an actually improved version of an already excellent car. It is quite amazing how much the engineers at carmakers these days push the boundaries, and indeed themselves! And the new S-Class is proof of that fact. We had already driven the updated flagship ... Read More »

2018 BMW 6-series GT India review, test drive

There’s always been a huge chasm, in India, between the mid-size luxury sedans – the 5-series, E-class, A6 and XF, and their larger, limousine siblings – the 7-series, S-class, A8, and XJ. This is partially because those larger cars get larger engines, but more so because they’re only sold in India in their stretched, long-wheelbase guises. The result is, if ... Read More »

Watch: Gavin Green reviews the Geneva motor show 2018

The #MeToo movement has claimed another scalp. The motor show girls that have added glamour to the Geneva Salon for at least 50 years are no more, gone the same way as the F1 grid girls. Only Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) stood defiant at Geneva. Little surprise it was the red-blooded Italians who cocked a snook. The car industry knows all about ... Read More »