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Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic Review

The Jeep Compass launched in July this year Highlights Deliveries for the Compass petrol began in October The petrol variant returns a mileage of 14.1 kmpl The Compass petrol is available in both manual and automatic transmission The Jeep Compass launched with much fanfare and has been a runaway hit for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India. Even exports of the ... Read More »

Ducati Monster 797 Review

The Monster has been an integral part of Ducati’s range in India. But apart from the Scrambler series, Ducati did not quite have a motorcycle that could have catered to first-time performance motorcycle buyers. Something that was purely Ducati and not a Scrambler! Enter the Ducati Monster 797. It the most affordable Monster model and according to Ducati, it could the perfect bike ... Read More »

Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Review

Back in the ’60s, young, carefree riders in America used to strip their motorcycles bare, use knobbly tyres, beef up the suspension and ride across the rather treacherous desert passages. These bikes used to be called desert sleds. The ’60s was also the Scrambler era, also stripped down bikes for use both on tarmac and off it. The Scramblers were ... Read More »

Ducati Monster 797 Review

The Monster has been an integral part of Ducati’s range in India. But apart from the Scrambler series, Ducati did not quite have a motorcycle that could have catered to first-time performance motorcycle buyers. Something that was purely Ducati and not a Scrambler! Enter the Ducati Monster 797. It the most affordable Monster model and according to Ducati, it could the perfect bike ... Read More »

Mahindra KUV100 NXT Review

The Mahindra KUV100 was launched in India just under 2 years ago, and even though it took on entry hatches, it was positioned as Mahindra’s smallest SUV in India. Sales over the first six months were pretty impressive with an average of almost 5000 units a month. But post that the numbers started to drop and the car did not ... Read More »

2017 Hyundai Kona Elite She Says, He Says review

He: Hyundai is a latecomer to the booming baby SUV segment, but it has arrived fashionably late with its new Kona – a bold-looking high-riding hatch based on the latest-generation i30. It is available in three trim levels, each with a choice of either a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated engine, front-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic or a 1.6-litre turbo four-cylinder with all-wheel ... Read More »

2017 Skoda Octavia RS review, road test

Affordable performance cars are finally catching on, and it’s important to remember that one of the pioneers of this sub-segment was the Octavia RS. We’ve had both the previous Octavias (second one was known as the Laura) and both came with RS variants. This meant sporty body kits, retuned suspension, better brakes, stylish wheels and wild colours, which caught on ... Read More »

2017 Audi A8 review, test drive

What is it? With the first-generation A8 launched as recently as 1994, Audi is the last of the German luxury trio to enter the large luxury sedan race. But this isn’t to say the A8 trails the rest. In fact, various generations of the A8 have introduced many segment-first technologies and, this time around, Audi claims the fourth generation is ... Read More »

2017 Suzuki Gixxer SF ABS review, test ride

The Suzuki Gixxer and its faired twin, the SF, have been our most beloved bikes in the premium, sporty 150-160cc segment, thanks to their utterly joyful riding experience. The latter though is now equipped with an optional single-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), making it the only bike in this segment in India to offer this safety-net. Visually, there isn’t any ... Read More »

2017 BMW X3 review, test drive

What is it? The third-generation X3 carries on BMW’s tradition of making sporty but practical SUVs. Where the first-generation car was clearly focused on delivering driving pleasure and sporty dynamics, and the second-generation X3 was more practical, this new car promises to deliver both, more luxury and more driving pleasure. Set to rival the Audi Q5 and Mercedes GLC when ... Read More »