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2018 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 REVIEW – SIMPLY, BEAUTIFULLY SWEDISH

The Vitpilen – Swedish for ‘white arrow’ – comes in two flavours, the LAMS-approved 401, and big-cheese 701. They both lean on sister builder KTM for engines, with the former using the Duke 390 and the latter the Duke 690 mill. This surely helped expedite development and the three years between concept and production have been spent dialling in the ... Read More »

Elon Musk tweets – Tesla coming to India in 2019

One of the world’s largest electric car maker and the flag-bearer of electric car technology across the world, Tesla Motors, will arrive in India next year in 2019. Replying to Twitter questions, Elon Musk, CEO Tesla, announced the expansion plans across the globe after the historic quarterly profit posted in the previous quarter. To quote Elon Musk, Tesla will hopefully ... Read More »

Audi RS4 Avant 2018 review – One of the best of the breed

WE’VE HAD family estate cars for years – and performance cars too – but there’s little doubt it was Audi that successfully combined the two. Its S and, in particular, RS models, starting from the RS2 in 1994, have cornered the niche for go-faster family cars that have the ability to embarrass many sports cars while being practical for weekend ... Read More »

Self-driving cars still have a future – Uber boss

Khosrowshahi says Uber is still betting on self-driving technology in the long term. File photo: Eric Risberg / AP Washington DC – Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says the company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport, even after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona in March. Elaine Herzberg was killed after ... Read More »

Best car videos 2017 – watch our video highlights of the year

Our top 10 most popular videos of 2017 ranked. Find out which one takes top spot. At Auto Express we pride ourselves on bringing you the best words, pictures and video when it comes to cars. 2017 has been a vintage year for all three but a particularly golden era for the latter. Our videos racked up just under 26 ... Read More »

SAAB RETURNS – New NEVS 9-3 electric car with 186 miles of range goes on sale

SAAB 9-3 has returned as the all-new NEVS electric car SAAB has returned after it was killed off in 2012. The Swedish car manufacturer was bought by Chinese consortium National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) back in 2012. While the new cars don’t bear the name SAAB, the design of the 9-3 has carried over. The SAAB 9-3 has now been ... Read More »

Mazda Vision Coupe REVEALED – Car offers a ‘vision for next-generation models’

The second of Mazda’s Concept cars to debut was the Vision Coupe which featured alongside the Kai Concept. Ever since Mazda debuted the ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design language it has produced simply stunning cars. As Mazda put it ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design is “a true reflection of Jinba Ittai; the unity of horse and rider.” “Fascinated by elegance and ... 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 »

Review: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber – Specs & Price

The Triumph Bobber is the fifth motorcycle from the new Bonneville lineup. It is one of the most popular motorcycles from the British manufacturer and perhaps the most niche model of all. We took the bike for a short spin in the city and also on the open tarmac to see what exactly the #Bobberlifestyle is; And here is what ... Read More »

Range Rover Velar 2017 REVIEW – New car price, specs, tech and pictures

After record sales in 2016, Land Rover sales are already up 10 per cent in 2017 and it’ll be hoping that some of that success rubs off on this new Range Rover Velar too. The fourth model in the Range Rover line-up, the Velar slots into the gap between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. While in principle that might seem ... Read More »