Tag Archives: First

Honda Activa 5G automatic scooter: First TVC starring Boman Irani & Taapsee Pannu now out!

Honda has just released a brand new TVC of the recently launched Activa 5G automatic scooter. The TVC stars popular Bollywood actors Boman Irani and Taapsee Pannu who play a father-daughter duo in it. Honda has been pretty conscious about rider safety in its new ads, and has made sure that both actors wear crash helmets in the ad. Good ... 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 »

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V First Ride Review

In 2006, TVS Motor Company introduced the TVS Apache RTR 160, the first of the company’s Apache series, which spawned an entire range of TVS premium motorcycles we know as the Apache series today. The RTR in the Apache was an acronym for “racing throttle response” and the first Apaches boasted of using TVS Motor Company’s racing experience to design and develop ... Read More »

2018 Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 First Ride Review

The Yamaha YZF-R15 was first launched in 2008 and has spawned a cult following among performance enthusiasts and a huge fan following of the sporty, entry-level sportbike from Yamaha. Almost a decade later, Yamaha has introduced the latest, third-generation model of the R15, which will replace the existing Yamaha R15 Version 2.0. The 2018 model doesn’t only get some styling updates, but ... Read More »

2018 Aprilia SR125 First Ride Review

An overwhelming number of 125 cc scooters made their debut at the Auto Expo 2018, five to be precise, one of which was the Aprilia SR125. Easily the sportiest offering amidst all these scooter launches, the SR125 is the younger sibling to the much-acclaimed Aprilia SR150 and promises to offer the same fun experience but with a smaller motor and a lower price tag. ... Read More »

Bajaj Avenger Street 180 First Ride Review

Without a shred of doubt, cruiser motorcycles are one of the more popular motorcycle segments with customers in India. And it was Bajaj Auto, which made buying cruiser motorcycles affordable for the masses with the first Avenger in 2005. In fact, the Avenger was an evolution from the Bajaj-Kawasaki collaboration product, the Kawasaki Eliminator, but what the Eliminator lacked was ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Trailhawk First Drive: Trail Rated!

The Jeep Compass won the 2018 NDTV Car Of The Year for good reason. It is priced well, drives considerably nicer than almost everything else in its segment and is built well too. The Jeep Compass also throws in four-wheel-drive in the top spec models for those who want to do some light off roading or atleast have the option to do so. And ... Read More »

2018 Bajaj Discover 110 First Ride Review

Bajaj Auto has played fast and loose with the Discover series with a multitude of models on sale during its 14 years. While Bajaj thought the customer would be spoilt for choice with its variety – 100, 125, 135, 150 – and tech upgrades (125 ST monoshock), the strategy backfired. Several Discover motorcycles have come and gone, sometimes without a ... Read More »

2018 Triumph Tiger 800: First Ride Review

The Triumph Tiger 800 is one of the largest-selling middleweight adventure bikes in India. And for 2018, Triumph Motorcycles has updated the road-oriented Tiger XR range, as well as the off-road oriented Tiger XC range. According to Triumph, there are as many as 200 new changes in these bikes, including minor cosmetic changes, new colours and updates to the engine ... Read More »

Opposition unity: Upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh will be the first major test

The attempts by Opposition parties to forge a common front will face its first test in Uttar Pradesh in April, when the election to 10 Rajya Sabha seats will be held. Though the seats will fall vacant only two months from now, there is already a buzz in political circles about whether the Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and ... Read More »