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2016 Kawasaki Versys 650 Review

The new Kawasaki Versys 650 is finally here – a bike many enthusiasts have been waiting for. First, let’s get down to what the Versys 650 is – it’s actually a sports tourer, for long hours in the saddle, covering long distances across the country and with the agility to keep you suitably entertained the moment you hit some twisty ... Read More »

2016 Triumph Thruxton R First Ride Review

  Café racers have become quite the craze in recent years, among the custom community as well as some motorcycle manufacturers. The original idea of café racers though was to make handmade, stripped down versions of production bikes and make them lightweight, agile and optimised for speed and handling for quick rides around town.And like the legacy of the Triumph ... Read More »

Comparison Review: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza vs Ford EcoSport vs Hyundai Creta

The new Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has really stormed in – initial bookings suggest this will be a mega hit for the market leader. As I said in my Vitara Brezza review I had honestly expected Maruti Suzuki to get brutal and severely undercut the competition with very aggressive prices. But for the most part the 6.99 lakh starting price ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Review

As I sit down to write my review of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, I am somewhat conflicted. It is after all rather ironic that I am talking about an SUV becoming one of Maruti Suzuki’s most significant products ever. Why? It is a small car specialist that has built its reputation and its business – globally and more so ... Read More »

Comparison Review: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza vs Ford EcoSport vs Hyundai Creta

The new Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has really stormed in – initial bookings suggest this will be a mega hit for the market leader. As I said in my Vitara Brezza review I had honestly expected Maruti Suzuki to get brutal and severely undercut the competition with very aggressive prices. But for the most part the 6.99 lakh starting price ... Read More »

Exclusive: Renault Duster Facelift AMT Review

The Renault Duster has been a massive success for the French carmaker in India, and it has also been the NDTV Car of the Year 2013. After ruling the roost for several quarters, it was only in 2015 that the Hyundai Creta broke its stronghold. The Duster has already sold nearly 150,000 units in the country, and now is back ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan First Ride Review

A question posed at the technical briefing by Royal Enfield was whether the Himalayan has been tested extensively on city roads. Pat came the reply from the Himalayan project lead saying, of course, it has been tested on city roads but putting those pictures or videos just wouldn’t look good for an adventure tourer. Yeah, the folks at Royal Enfield ... Read More »

2016 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black: First Ride Review

We ride the new Triumph Bonneville T120 Black around sunny Cascais, Portugal. It’s an all-new bike, new aesthetics, new suspension, new chassis, and an all-new engine, which now gets liquid cooling. And this modern classic has gone more modern – with ABS, traction control, ride-by-wire throttle, riding modes – the works! The Triumph Bonneville is the quintessential classic, perhaps one ... Read More »

Skoda Superb 2016 Review

Disney has made its mark because it has created characters that have been relatable and when you think about Uncle Scrooge, you are reminded of those who want more for less. In 2009, when Skoda came out with the Superb, that was exactly what they brought to the table considering that there were rivals in the markets in the form ... Read More »

2016 Triumph Thruxton R First Ride Review

Café racers have become quite the craze in recent years, among the custom community as well as some motorcycle manufacturers. The original idea of café racers though was to make handmade, stripped down versions of production bikes and make them lightweight, agile and optimised for speed and handling for quick rides around town. And like the legacy of the Triumph ... Read More »