Tag Archives: 2017

Best Cars of the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The massive Frankfurt Auto Show once again displayed the might of the German auto industry. Mercedes-Benz put a Formula 1 engine in a sports car and announced a self-driving EV (two birds, one stone). BMW unleashed a half-dozen new models. Audi announced a self-driver with “AI” ... Read More »

2017 HYUNDAI VERNA 1.6D MANUAL ROAD TEST REVIEW

The last generation Verna worked wonders for Hyundai, particularly the diesel. That was the time when diesels were hot-selling and the Verna’s 1.6-litre engine wasn’t just among the smoothest but was also the most powerful engine in its class apart from returning good efficiency. The new generation Hyundai Verna is now here and needless to say, builds on the strengths of the ... Read More »

Best Electric Cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

The world’s automakers unveiled a torrent of electric vehicles at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week. They see demand growing as range increases and governments talk about end-of-lifeing the combustion engine. Britain and France are talking about no new combustion-engine cars after 2040. China is thinking along those lines, too. That has VW talking about a market of 3 million ... Read More »

2017 UM Renegade Commando Mojave, Classic review, test ride

With the motorcycle market in India developing a steady upward rhythm, it’s only logical to provide buyers with a wider variety of options. While UM already has the Renegade Commando and Sport S as part of its line-up, it’s gone and introduced two more models that are based on the same cruiser platform – the Renegade Commando Mojave and Classic. ... Read More »

Renault Kwid Detailed Expert Review – September 11, 2017

It has been just over a month with the Kwid and I was surprised to see it going past 3500kms in this short period of time. Apart from being my daily driver, I took it on a 1300 km roundtrip that saw it cruising smoothly along the NH4, tackling the twisties of Amboli. Here is how it went. The Kwid ... Read More »

2017 Tata Nexon review, road test

Not since the Nano has so there been so much buzz surrounding a new Tata Motors product. First shown as a radical concept at the 2014 Auto Expo and then revealed in an utterly desirable production guise at the 2016 edition of the motor show, the Nexon compact SUV has been a long time coming. But Tata Motors needed all ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Street Triple S review

HIGHLIGHTS The 2017 Triumph Street Triple S comes with a price tag of Rs 8.61 lakh (ex-showroom) Propelling the middleweight bike is a new 765cc, inline three engine that makes 113PS of power With a dry weight of just 166kg, it’s a good option for novice as well as experienced riders Who doesn’t like the high revving feel and agility ... Read More »

2017 Range Rover Velar review, test drive

The Range Rover Velar is the most ‘car-like’ SUV Land Rover has ever made. But does it have that legendary 4×4 DNA to feel like part of the family? We find out on the roads of Norway. Economies of scale, more and more products on common platforms, and fewer gaps in model ranges is the mantra in the capital-intensive car ... Read More »

2017 UM RENEGADE COMMANDO MOJAVE FIRST RIDE REVIEW

The Mojave is the second most expensive motorcycle in UM’s Renegade Commando range, and sits under the Classic.It looks identical to the standard Commando, save for its matte-finished sand brown paint job. It also gets a bigger leg guard to offer better protection. As far as accessories are concerned it gets a little pouch on the fuel tank for keeping documents ... Read More »

2017 Frankfurt auto show preview

Automakers more and more are starting to launch new cars outside of the traditional auto show, but the major shows still play an important role in allowing customers to directly compare various models in person. One of the biggest on the calendar is the Frankfurt auto show, officially the Frankfurt Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, German for “International Automobile Exhibition.” And this ... Read More »