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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 »

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 »

2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Launch Ride Review

It’s been a year since the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin was launched, and Honda has updated it for the 2018 model year. It gets a few mechanical and electronic updates, and we went on a ride to see how much of a difference it makes. What’s new? The engine has a lighter balancer shaft and a longer airbox. Power and ... Read More »

2018 Honda Africa Twin Bookings To Open Soon; Launch Later This Year

The Honda Africa Twin turned out to be a highly appreciated model when the bike maker introduced it in India last year, and now Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) is gearing up to introduce the 2018 version soon. Honda dealers will start accepting bookings for the 2018 Honda Africa Twin later this month while deliveries are expected to commence ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Street Twin long term review, first report

It’s been five weeks since I took delivery of the Street Twin from Shaman Triumph in Mumbai and I have clocked over 3,000km. It’s a bike I use every day, for my 14km commute from home to office, through some really heavy traffic and I have even managed to squeeze in two trips – to Vadodara and Goa – in ... Read More »

Audi RS5 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S twin test review

We’re in prime Audi territory: blissfully clear early evening motorway, inside lane at a solid 75mph, miles digitally 
recorded and discarded just as quickly. The climate is spinning silently at 19 degrees, the auto ‘box is locked in eight and there are barely 2000 revs showing; I feel like I could drive until the road runs out while using just ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin First Ride Review

The legendary Honda Africa Twin is back! And this time it’s in India and in full automatic form. The Honda CRF1000L, or Honda Africa Twin as it’s popularly known, made its global debut last year, and promises a very capable adventure bike, with off-road manners inspired by its thoroughbred dual purpose and rally-oriented origins in Honda’s global line-up. Does it have what ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L review: Big bike, bigger adventure

HIGHLIGHTS The easy handling characteristics of that big bike in city traffic was a great surprise The new DCT features multiple modes to suit different situations The new 1000cc parallel-twin serves the purpose well with the impressive amount of torque The Honda Africa Twin (CRF1000L) was launched a couple of months ago Dual sport or adventure motorcycles are essential part of the ... Read More »

Exclusive: Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Hybrid Review

  The XC90 is the car that defines the big change at Volvo. Ever since its launch in 2014, the car has been creating waves everywhere it went. It sits on Volvo’s new scalable product architecture or SPA, has a slew of safety and driver assistance systems, and looks like a million bucks! It’s also paving the way for future ... Read More »

Exclusive: Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Hybrid Review

    The XC90 is the car that defines the big change at Volvo. Ever since its launch in 2014, the car has been creating waves everywhere it went. It sits on Volvo’s new scalable product architecture or SPA, has a slew of safety and driver assistance systems, and looks like a million bucks! It’s also paving the way for ... Read More »