Tag Archives: Test

2019 MV Agusta F3 800 RC review, test ride

If you buy an MV Agusta F3 800 RC, you’ll receive your motorcycle and a very special wooden chest. In this goodie box that MV calls the ‘Racing Kit’, you’ll find a bunch of tasty treats – the most special of them being a titanium and carbon-fibre SC Project exhaust system. MV also supplies a special power unit with a ... Read More »

2019 SUZUKI GIXXER ROAD TEST REVIEW

The Gixxer was the perfect shot in the arm for Suzuki when it came out in 2014. In fact, not only did it do well for the Japanese manufacturer, the bike also went on to become one of the bestselling 150cc motorcycles in the country. Of course, with a name like that – ‘Gixxer’ is what Suzuki’s sportsbike family is ... Read More »

2019 HERO XPULSE 200 ROAD TEST REVIEW

The Hero XPulse 200 needs no introduction as one of the most highly anticipated small capacity motorcycles to get launched this year. After all, it is positioned as an entry-premium adventure tourer, a genre of motorcycles that are gaining importance increasingly. And that’s beside the fact that the XPulse 200 has been developed by Hero MotoCorp with help from none ... Read More »

2019 BMW Z4 ROAD TEST REVIEW

o every pair of eyes that lustily followed the 2019 BMW Z4 as it drove past (of which there were scores), the attraction was clear, and very present. It’s red, it’s low, and its striking with its aggressive styling and enough lines to make a ruled notebook jealous. They probably don’t care that it shares its new CLAR platform with the new ... Read More »

2019 TRIUMPH STREET TWIN ROAD TEST REVIEW

In just about three years since its launch, the Triumph Street Twin is already one of the most important members of the Bonneville family. It has helped the British bike maker catch the attention of younger buyers (as opposed to older ones who are the traditional target customers for the Bonnie) and Triumph claims to have sold over 18,000 units ... Read More »

2019 BMW X7 xDrive40i review, test drive

What is it? BMW’s new flagship SUV, the X7 is headed to India soon. When it arrives, the BMW X7 will come with 3.0-litre six-cylinder petrol and diesel engine options, which will be followed by the range-topping X7 M50d variant at a later date. The standard X7 models – the xDrive40i and xDrive30d – will be available in three trims ... Read More »

2019 Mahindra XUV300 review, test drive

What is it? What you’re looking at is Mahindra and SsangYong’s first jointly developed vehicle. The Indian UV maker purchased the Korean firm nearly a decade ago but has only brought the SsangYong Rexton to India, and then late last year rebadged the new-generation Rexton as the Mahindra Alturas G4. The only change was to the grille – done to ... Read More »

2019 Mercedes-Benz C 200 petrol review, test drive

What is it? The petrol-powered version of Mercedes-Benz’s newly updated C-class is a little more than just a refreshed face. The biggest change is the introduction of a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine that also gets Merc’s latest mild-hybrid system in the form of the EQ boost function. Essentially, it consists of a 48V battery for energy storage and a ... Read More »

2018 Honda CR-V Road Test

Introduction Carmakers in India tend to exploit the phrase ‘all-new’ but when it comes to the latest iteration of the Honda CR-V, it is appropriate. This 2018 model is the biggest generation change yet for the SUV, and it’s a stronger proposition than ever as a result. The CR-V, in fact, now has a completely new look inside-out, a new ... Read More »

2018 Honda Africa Twin DCT review, test ride

When the Africa Twin first arrived in India in 2017 it mostly impressed as a full-sized adventure tourer you could really venture into the wild with – and it did so in a friendly, predictable manner that really sweetened the deal. Now, there is a 2018 version of the Africa Twin and, believe me, it’s gotten even better. What’s new ... Read More »