Tag Archives: GT

2018 BMW 6-series GT India review, test drive

There’s always been a huge chasm, in India, between the mid-size luxury sedans – the 5-series, E-class, A6 and XF, and their larger, limousine siblings – the 7-series, S-class, A8, and XJ. This is partially because those larger cars get larger engines, but more so because they’re only sold in India in their stretched, long-wheelbase guises. The result is, if ... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GT Sedan Spotted Testing Again, Ahead Of Global Debut

Mercedes-AMG GT four-door sedan will borrow it’s styling cues from the AMG GT series Highlights The Mercedes-AMG GT Sedan is the fourth model to join the AMG GT family The car will draw power from the familiar 4.0-litre BiTurbo V8 engine The AMG GT sedan will get a hybrid powertrain with about 800 bhp as well Mercedes-AMG has been working ... Read More »

Jaguar’s Reveals It’s First In-House Developed GT Car In More Than 50 Years

It’s been 5 years since Jaguar started production of the F-Type and now it has introduced the car in the GT avatar. The F-Type GT4 was built by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) and is based on the F-Type SVR road car. It’s Jagars first in-built GT car in over 50 years. It’s one of two specially-prepped racecars created by ... Read More »

2017 BMW 6-series GT review, test drive

What is it? BMW’s new 6-series Gran Turismo made its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show this year. Confirmed to come to India in early 2018, it will sit between the 5-series sedan and the 7-series limo. Slated to go up against the long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz E 350d, the new 6 GT will be competitively priced and will rival it on space ... Read More »

BENTLEY’S NEW CONTINENTAL GT WRAPS CLASSY STYLE AROUND SWANKY TECH

WHENEVER IT’S TIME to redesign a classic, automakers, especially those in the luxury business, must tackle a tricky problem. They know buyers will want the latest tech, but they want it in a package that stays true to the heritage into which they’re buying. It’s a quandary that demands a light touch, and where “less is more” may be the best advice. ... Read More »

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R Track Drive Review

Mercedes-Benz is at the top of its game when it comes to the automotive world. Back to back world championships in Formula 1 and a slew of successful launches for the mainstream luxury car buyer sums it up for the German automaker. But to all the sanity, there is a bit of madness. And when automotive madness is German, it ... Read More »

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

Known as the i30 across the pond, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport has the Volkswagen Golf GTI in its sights. Drawn under the watchful eye of Hyundai’s chief design officer Peter Schreyer, the compact hatchback’s sporty bodywork, clean lines, and attractive proportions make it far more fashionable than both its funky-looking predecessor and its dowdier sedan counterpart.   GTI of the Beholder ... Read More »

Victory Lapper: We Finally Drive the New Ford GT!

Last year, Ford Performance chief Dave Pericak found himself standing next to Edsel Ford II at the edge of a certain pastoral French racing circuit that has witnessed 84 years of glory, gore, grudges, and relentless grit. “You know,” mused Ford, according to Pericak’s recollection, “I was here 50 years ago with my father, when we won it. Now I’m ... Read More »

Ford GT Review

There will probably be a feature-length film about the expedited rate of development and engineering that made the Ford GT possible, ahead of a deadline to compete at Le Mans, 50 years after beating Ferrari there in an unbelievable, 1-2-3 finish. The short version: An initial proposal for the GT based on the Mustang, called “Project Silver,” was nixed in ... Read More »

2016 Ford Mustang GT First Drive Review

Call it a legend, the quintessential muscle car, or a young, boisterous boy’s dream, but for me (and I am sure I am not alone) driving a Ford Mustang has always been on my bucket list. And, for good reason. It has never been about finesse or path-breaking technology or outstanding driving dynamics; instead the Mustang has always been about ... Read More »