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First Drive: MINI Cooper S Convertible

Let me say it up front: my first drive report of the MINI Cooper S Convertible is not a detailed review as I drove the car for less than a hour mostly in controlled conditions. Driving in a convoy at restricted speeds through the streets of Goa and a short test of the MINI’s go kart driving capabilities classifies as ... Read More »

First Drive: MINI Cooper S Convertible

Let me say it up front: my first drive report of the MINI Cooper S Convertible is not a detailed review as I drove the car for less than a hour mostly in controlled conditions. Driving in a convoy at restricted speeds through the streets of Goa and a short test of the MINI’s go kart driving capabilities classifies as ... Read More »

Exclusive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz G500 First Drive

It’s been pronounced dead several times, but the G-Wagen by Mercedes-Benz is more alive than ever. At the mature age of 36, it gets yet another refresh – a relatively minor one, as you wouldn’t “modify a Rembrandt painting,” correct? That’s how Gunnar Guthenke, Daimler’s head of G-Class, explained to us why the venerable off-roader receives almost no changes to ... Read More »

First Drive: New Honda Amaze CVT

There is little doubt that the sub-compact sedan segment is amongst the most important contributors to the growth of the Indian automobile market. Its constant evolution along with the presence of cars like the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent affirms its relevance to the market. After Tata initiated India to the idea of sub-4metre sedans, other carmakers ... Read More »

Exclusive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz G500 First Drive

It’s been pronounced dead several times, but the G-Wagen by Mercedes-Benz is more alive than ever. At the mature age of 36, it gets yet another refresh – a relatively minor one, as you wouldn’t “modify a Rembrandt painting,” correct? That’s how Gunnar Guthenke, Daimler’s head of G-Class, explained to us why the venerable off-roader receives almost no changes to ... Read More »

First Drive: 2017 Audi A4

The new 5th generation Audi A4 was shown at the 2016 Auto Expo, and is a car that will drive into India in the second half of the year. Its styling is evolutionary at best, although closer examination reveals that not a single part and detail has been carried over from the predecessor. Audi’s mid-size sedan has been entirely redesigned ... Read More »

First Drive: New MINI Clubman

BMW India recently announced that it would bring the new MINI Clubman to India for the first time. BMW’s retro-chic MINI subsidiary revolves around the classic “hardtop” model in ever-widening circles. The latest from Munich – that’s where the Oxford/UK-built vehicles are designed these days – is the second-generation Clubman – and that is what will be launched in India ... Read More »

First Drive: New Honda Amaze CVT

There is little doubt that the sub-compact sedan segment is amongst the most important contributors to the growth of the Indian automobile market. Its constant evolution along with the presence of cars like the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent affirms its relevance to the market. After Tata initiated India to the idea of sub-4metre sedans, other carmakers ... Read More »

MWC 2016: SanDisk Launches USB Type-C Flash Drive, New MicroSD Cards

Amidst smartphone and tablet launches, SanDisk Corporation at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2016 trade show launched its SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C flash drive for mobiles, tablets, laptops, and other compatible devices. The company also launched two new microSD cards. The SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Flash Drive is available to buy from Amazon and other leading retailers. The new drive ... Read More »

First Drive: Nissan GT-R

They say good things happen to those who wait. Patience isn’t my strongest suit but this wasn’t just any ‘good’ thing about to happen to me. I arrived early at the Buddh International Circuit to experience the fast and furious Nissan GT-R but came across another lesson in patience. 6 hours and several cups of coffee later, I finally got ... Read More »