Ultimate “Jugaad”: Russian replaces jammed wheel of his SUV with tree trunk and drives on

Russian DIY - log for a wheel (6)

On his way to St Petersburg, Eduard Alimov’s Chevrolet Niva SUV stuck itself in a swamp and got bogged down. Traces of water entered the engine, and the rear wheel on the left hand side got jammed. The Russian somehow managed to get the engine splutter and start, but couldn’t get the stuck rear wheel […]

Here’s how Shah Rukh Khan starrer DILWALE will steal hearts..er..scenes from the West

Tom Cruise -SRK - MI2 - Dilwale

A Bollywood blockbuster isn’t complete without some “inspiration” from across the seas. Dilwale, starring Kajol, Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon (psst..she’s cute) in the lead roles and due for a 18th December 2015 release, is no different, as the official trailer reveals. Director Rohit Shetty has grown out of flying Mahindra Scorpios, and […]

[updated] Maruti Suzuki Baleno crumples in crash, 4 killed – shouldn’t we be asking some questions?

New Maruti Baleno Crash

In the wee hours of Thursday (19th November 2015), near Gharonda in Karnal on National Highway-1, a freshly minted Maruti Baleno hit a truck at speed, jumped the divider and rolled over, completely totaling itself in the process. Three of the occupants died on the spot, while another one succumbed to injuries later on. The […]

In conversation with Sakshi Vij, CEO of Urban Mobility Solutions provider, Myles

Sakshi Vij - Founder & CEO Myles - Interview

It was back in November 2013 when Carzonrent, the Urban Mobility Solutions provider, started its self-drive service – Myles. The initiative was aimed to offer benefits in the repository of customers as they can avail all the benefits of owning a car without the liability of installments, maintenance, car parking and fuelling. The initiative was […]

Tech Spec Comparo: BMW G 310 R vs KTM 390 Duke vs Yamaha YZF-R3 vs Honda CBR250R vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs Mahindra Mojo vs Benelli TNT300

New 300cc Comparo

BMW Motorrad recently unveiled its first sub-500cc roadster, the G 310 R. This new entry-level motorcycle will be developed by BMW and manufactured by the Bavarian two-wheeler maker’s new partner, TVS Motors. The new G 310 R is aimed to grab a slice of the booming entry-level performance motorcycle segment which is currently dominated by Indo-Austrian product, the […]

VIDEO: On its 45th birthday, Range Rover drives over a bridge made of paper

Range Rover Paper Bridge (5)

Land Rover celebrated 45 years of their Range Rover by driving it over a bridge built from nothing but paper! The model which achieved this historical feat was the 6 millionth model of Range Rover rolled out of the British manufacturer’s factory. Land Rover commissioned the unique bridge to mark the 45th anniversary of its Range Rover […]

There are tractors and then there’s the Pininfarina ZETOR

Pininfarina ZETOR

From what we know so far, tractors are utilitarian devices made for gnawing at crop and digging up dust. Not for Pinifarina. When ZETOR TRACTORS approached the Italian design house to build something special to commemorate their 70th anniversary, Pininfarina did what they do best, and came up with a luxury tractor that could effortlessly […]

The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle brochure leaked ahead of India launch

Volkswagen Beetle 2015 (11)

The Volkswagen Beetle is set to make a comeback to India in its new avatar. Just before its return the images of the official brochure of the car have drifted on the internet. The images clarify a lot of inside-out details of the India spec Beetle. We already know that the new Volkswagen Beetle maintains its iconic […]

Snoopy and Charlie Brown’s new ride is the Mercedes V-Class

Snoopy Mercedes V-Class

Charlie Brown’s pet beagle, Snoopy has taken the wheel of the Mercedes V-Class for  the 360-degree marketing campaign of their ‘The Peanuts Movie’ in Europe. Mercedes-Benz Vans is taking on the co-promotion of the movie and has elaborately produced a V-Class commercial ‘Join Snoopy’s biggest ride’. In the commercial, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang embark […]

The W Motors Fenyr SuperSport makes its video debut

W Motors Fenyr SuperSport Press Images (8)

Gracing the floors of the 2015 Dubai Auto Show was the glamorized and often criticized Lykan HyperSport’s sequel – the Fenyr SuperSport. Fast & Furious producers take notice, as this latest piece from Middle East based W Motors could be one of the automotive stars in your future franchises. The Fenyr SuperSport’s design is an […]

A billion thanks to a million amazing fans

A billion fans

So, our Facebook page now has a million fans. Sure, it’s just another number, and shouldn’t change anything that you love about Motoroids. We continue to be a humble bunch of your everyday mortals who slog their asses off, round the clock, to get you the most honest and detailed reports from the motoring world. […]

Haryana’s new public transport, the motorcycle taxis – Baxis

the Bike Taxi (2)

In the wake of Goa’s two-wheeler taxi concept, the Government of Haryana has waved a green flag to the use of two-wheelers to operate as contract carriages through the streets of Gurgaon. The service will initially cover some of the high traffic areas of Gurgaon, and cover the entire city in the next few months. Gurgaon-based […]