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Isuzu MU-X: First Drive Review

Isuzu MU-X: First Drive Review

Isuwho? By now you would have heard about this Japanese manufacturer which recently launched the now replaces the discontinued MU-7 SUV that was launched early in 2013. Isuzu will be hoping the MU-X will continue in the footsteps of the popular V-Cross and bring in the sales numbers that its improved dealership network can handle. They are known for their reliable and frugal engines, and with them having just launched the MU-X at a very attractive price of 23.99 lakh (2×4) and 25.99 lakh (4×4), we were curious to see how big a splash it could make in the segment. …Read entire story

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire: First Drive Review

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire: First Drive Review

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Hyundai Xcent | Road Test Review

Hyundai Xcent | Road Test Review

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Review: The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack swings at a growing niche and hits the nail on the head

Review: The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack swings at a growing niche and hits the nail on the head

We take the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack right into the heart of its ideal market: Vermont. What is it? In a market saturated with crossovers of all sizes, the wagon has seemingly disappeared into the background. Buyers are after car-based SUVs. And just as we thought wagons are dead, several automakers reintroduced some new long-roof offerings, indicating otherwise. Volkswagen is one of those automakers, and they just recently introduced a new version of the Golf Sportwagen. It’s called the Golf Alltrack. It follows Audi’s allroad recipe of increasing ground clearance and beefing-up the undergarments to make …Read entire story

Is The New BMW 5-Series Touring The Best Premium Wagon?

Is The New BMW 5-Series Touring The Best Premium Wagon?

With rivals such as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate, Audi A6 Avant, and Volvo V90, the new BMW 5-Series Touring needs to be pretty darn good, but is it the best in its segment?Read more » Read entire story

Hyundai Tucson | JourneyofFaith | Great India Drive Episode -2

Hyundai Tucson | JourneyofFaith | Great India Drive Episode -2

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Should You Run Winter Tires All Year Long? Probably Not

Should You Run Winter Tires All Year Long? Probably Not

Designed to offer more grip at very low temperatures, winter tires are a should-have during cold, snowy or icy road conditions. But what about the rest of the time?Read more » Read entire story

Hyundai Tucson | JourneyofFaith | Great India Drive Episode -1

Hyundai Tucson | JourneyofFaith | Great India Drive Episode -1

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Renault Lodgy Stepway: A night in Mumbai

Renault Lodgy Stepway: A night in Mumbai

I wasn’t too keen on the drive when Renault India informed us that the Lodgy Stepway media drive has been organised in Mumbai. Being a Pune-ite I cannot deny my dislike for the “city that never sleeps”. The feeling has something to do with my dislike for crowded spaces. That said, it was a relief to know that we would be driving the Lodgy at night, well post sunset when the city wakes up in its own nocturnal ways. I thus found myself standing at the magnificent Gateway of India, one of the country’s most iconic structures and a distinct identity of Mumbai. This, to everyone who doesn’t know Mumbai, is in what locals call SoBo or “South Bombay”, one …Read entire story

Audi A4 35TDI: Road Test

Audi A4 35TDI: Road Test

Diligent Diesel While there was collective hoo-haa at the mention of the 1.4-litre turbo petrol under the A4′s hood, the 2.0-litre diesel evokes anything but surprise. What’s more, the four-pot motor now has figures on par with the 320d at 190PS and 400Nm. Unlike its rivals from Germany, the is a front-wheel driven. Yep, there’s no quattro all-wheel drive wizardry either. The power is sent to the front wheels via the new 7-speed S-Tronic gearbox. Fire the motor up, and there’s a bit of diesel clatter audible in the cabin. But, as you get going, the noise fades until you are treated to a sumptuous silence. …Read entire story

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire | First Look

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire | First Look

Maruti Suzuki’s third generation Dzire is looking to go more upmarket. While the Dzire is still a sub-4m sedan Maruti Suzuki has managed to improve the interior space for a richer in-cabin experience.Read entire story

2017 Hyundai Xcent: Road Test Review

2017 Hyundai Xcent: Road Test Review

I’m a sucker for the new car smell. So much so, that I’ve tried ordering bottled new car smell perfume. You can imagine my glee when I got the facelift Xcent with just 1290km on the odo. As I soaked it in, I realised updates to the interior aren’t as drastic compared to the rest of the car. Sure, there’s a new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system on the top-spec SX and SX (O) variants (the get the older 2DIN audio system instead). What’s more, the system also supports Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink. The interface is easy to get used to, pairing phones is a breeze…Read entire story

Ford Figo S | First Drive Review

Ford Figo S | First Drive Review

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