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BMW M3 CS (2018) review: the best F80 M3 yet

The F80-generation BMW M3 hasn’t enjoyed universal critical acclaim in its standard form. For every one of its plus points, there’s a drawback, two particular criticisms being unpredictable handling on the limit and the diesel-like torque delivery of its gruff-sounding twin-turbo straight-six. Following on from the well-received Competition Package upgrade of 2016, BMW has taken the fettling a stage further with this new ... Read More »

When you have to search the ranks of Ferrari’s fastest supercars for comparisons, you know there’s something special about the new BMW M5

The idiom “too much is never enough” has never been so vociferously challenged Pros Power. More power. Way too much power. Oh, and it handles like a treat, too Cons Uhm, speeding tickets and outrageous insurance bills. Not enough rear seat legroom, either Value for money Jeez, I don’t know. What price a four-door Ferrari? What would I change? A little less weight would ... Read More »

Car Share Unscripted review: ad-lib show stalls at the lights

The episode jars with how the previous series ended. Photograph: Matt Squire/BBC/Goodnight Vienna Productions Before Car Share Unscripted (BBC1), Peter Kay briefly appears on screen to introduce the off-the-cuff half-hour programme, describing it as “Sian and myself, doing some improvisation”. But the best bits of this comedy experiment starring Kay as John, and Sian Gibson as his work colleague Kayleigh, turn out ... Read More »

Electric Vehicles Dominate the 2018 NY Auto Show

The world of electric vehicles (EVs) is expanding, and very new auto shows are bringing a new lineup of EVs to the market. This year was no different, as the 2018 NY International Auto Show brought several EV cars to the show floor. The models vary in price, performance, and features—some with drive assist technology and others completely autonomous. Here ... Read More »

Move the Detroit auto show to October? It’s complicated

While organizers consider moving the auto show from January to October, new data on media coverage suggests the old format ain’t dead yet. The North American International Show generated far more press coverage around the world than any other U.S. auto show or Las Vegas’s trendy CES electronics show, and nearly as much as the traditional 500-pound gorilla, the Frankfurt auto show ... Read More »

KTM Duke 390-based Husqvarna Vitpilen & Svartpilen: What the world thinks of these India-bound motorcycles

Husqvarna will officially enter the Indian market later this year with two new offerings – the Vitpilen 401 cafe racer & the Svartpilen 401 scrambler. Both bikes are entry-level motorcycles from the Swedish manufacturer and are based on the KTM 390 Duke. Both motorcycles get the same chassis and engine as the 390 Duke but the retro-modern styling is what ... Read More »

TVS Apache RR310 BEATS the KTM RC390 & Duke despite 4 month waiting period: Reasons!

TVS Motors’ Apache 310 has just beaten India’s best selling affordable performance bikes, the KTM twins. In March 2018, TVS Motors sold 983 units of the Apache 310 across India while KTM managed to sell only 716 units of the Duke 390 and RC 390 combined. This is the first time since its launch in December 2017 that the Apache ... Read More »

Look at All These Future Performance Cars Testing at the Nurburgring

The Nürburgring remains the most demanding high-speed proving ground on the planet, and manufacturers take full advantage of that on Industry-Pool Days, when the track is shared between 30 OEMs, nine tire manufacturers and five parts suppliers. And yesterday happened to be one of those days. Let’s see what was seen at the Green Hell. Following its initial launch in ... Read More »

Five beautiful modifications of the Yamaha RD350 motorcycle by enthusiasts!

Some like to keep their Yamaha RD350 motorcycles stock. Some are happy with a few important tweaks, like adding disc brakes. And there are those who charge ahead with hardcore modifications, such as the ones here. Remember, these are all a couple years old, at least. They may not exist in the same form anymore. However, they are still some ... Read More »

Used cars for the crazy car enthusiast: Maruti 800 SS80 to Hindustan Ambassador

You’re a car enthusiast. You’re either bored or have a few lakh rupees lying around. These cars can let your creative juices flow like there’s no tomorrow. Yes, we’re talking about 5 forgotten cars that you can easily bring back from the dead, and drive around, with full swagger, spit and polish and all. These cars will take a lot ... Read More »