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Mercedes-AMG GT S India review, test drive

It is a fabulous looking car, and that’s something you – and countless bystanders with their jaws dropped to the ground – will notice before the Mercedes-AMG GT S has even turned a wheel. The visual drama its predecessor, the SLS AMG, managed to convey with its gull-wing doors and imposing face, the GT delivers with good, classic proportions and ... Read More »

Maruti Baleno review, test drive

The Baleno is Maruti’s all-new premium hatchback. Name apart, it has nothing in common with Maruti’s mid-size sedan from a decade ago. What this is, is a hatchback that’s half a size larger than the Swift and one that’s correspondingly, a more direct competitor for the Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz. At 3995mm long and 1745mm wide, the Baleno is ... Read More »

Honda BR-V review, test drive

The BR-V is Honda’s new India-bound small SUV and a model that will take on the Hyundai Creta,Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Maruti S-Cross when it goes on sale in early 2016. It’s built on the same platform as the Brio, Amaze and Mobilio but you won’t see the semblance at first glance. The BR-V has a more upright stance ... Read More »

Special edition cars lined up for Diwali 2015

The year is coming to a close. But car manufacturers are riding on the high festive period wave, showering special and limited editions of their cars at a time already considered auspicious for purchase of vehicles. Many of these were launched a while ago, and are still available at dealerships. Here’s a look at the best the festive offerings launched ... Read More »

2016 Harley-Davidson Dark Custom review, test ride

Harley-Davidson recently launched its bikes for 2016, upgrading existing models. Of these, we just got our hands on the made-in-India Street 750, Iron 883, and the Sportster Forty-Eight. Riding to Aamby Valley is always interesting, which is where we took these bikes. Here are our first impressions. The Indian-manufactured Street 750 is the singularly important motorcycle Harley-Davidson has in India. ... Read More »

Kangaroo avoidance tech coming to new Volvos

Volvo announces development of first ever ‘kangaroo detection’ software to prevent collisions in Australia UK motorists have to keep a watchful eye out for pheasants, foxes and hedgehogs but over in Australia the moving road obstacles are much larger and more formidable. That’s why Volvo is developing a ‘kangaroo detection’ system to help prevent one of the biggest causes of car ... Read More »

2016 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards: The Nominees

We didn’t create our annual Best Buy Awards because the world needed yet another automotive award, we did it because new-car shoppers like you needed a more helpful award. In mid-November we’ll announce the second annual Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award winners. Highlighting standouts in each of 12 popular vehicle categories, our Best Buy Awards provide valuable guidance whether ... Read More »

2015 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga facelift features leaked

The updated Maruti Suzuki Ertiga which is rumoured to be in showrooms by October 10, 2015 has got it brochure leaked. The leaked pamphlet suggests that the new Maruti Ertiga will come with a seatbelt reminder buzzer and driver airbag as standard. New L(O) and Z+ variants is also part of the lineup which includes LXi/LDi, VXi/VDi and ZXi/ZDi The ... Read More »

17th Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya starts on October 9, 2015

The 17th edition of the Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya will be flagged off on October 9, 2015 from Shimla. Because it is a rally conducted in the highest altitudes in the world, the Raid de Himalaya is considered the ultimate test of both man and machine. Over 150 entries are expected in this year’s rally. Participants will be tackling the treacherous Himalayan terrain through ... Read More »

2015 BMW M6 Gran Coupe launched in India at Rs 1.71 crore

BMW have launched the updated M6 Gran Coupe in India at Rs 1.71 crore, ex-Mumbai. Changes to the car include new LED headlamps, updated tail lamps as well as a slightly altered grille. BMW have retained the swoopy silhouette from the outgoing car. Powering the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe is the same 560PS/680Nm 4.4-litre V8 motor which is capable of a 0-100kmph ... Read More »