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New 2014 BMW X5 xDrive 30d Review: Bustling Behemoth

New 2014 BMW X5 xDrive 30d Review: Bustling Behemoth

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The car/crossover/SUV you see in the pictures is BMW`s X5, now in its 3rd Generation. Originally conceptualized as the E53, then E70 and now F15 which is its present nomenclature retains it beefy looks and imposing street presence, rather takes it a few notches further. We took this Bavarian behemoth for a spin and come […]

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New 2014 BMW GT 320D Review: Graciously Talented

New 2014 BMW GT 320D Review: Graciously Talented

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Well, where can we start? On one hand, we have a brilliant offering from BMW and on another we are confused with a bunch of questions clouding our minds. One can’t be blamed for wondering the exact raison d’être of the GT320d. It’s quite easy to think of it as the “Gran Turismo” version of the […]

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Tata Zest 1.3 Diesel F-Tronic AMT Review: Thrifty Convenience

Tata Zest 1.3 Diesel F-Tronic AMT Review: Thrifty Convenience

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tata Zest Revotron, as we discussed in our exhaustive review, breaks new ground for Tata Motors as a regards quality, features and workmanship. The new 1.2 liter turbo engine is a welcome new introduction to the world of underpowered naturally aspirated pint-sized motors. Thanks to our government’s skewed view of environment conservation which gives […]

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2014 Honda Activa 125 Review: Vision over Visibility

2014 Honda Activa 125 Review: Vision over Visibility

| July 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

A motorcycle with all its gears, the clutch, the heat from its engine is sometimes an annoyance – especially on a hot, humid day with jammed roads. A scooter on the other hand is a big respite from harassment in such conditions, something like the 2014 Honda Activa 125. With no gears, no clutch and no heat […]

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Audi A3 35 TDI (2.0 TDI) Sedan India Review: Compact Cult 

Audi A3 35 TDI (2.0 TDI) Sedan India Review: Compact Cult 

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are certain car models which feel just right for our market. More than delivering raw thrills, these car models have their basics sorted for our complicated tastes. And there’s hardly a way for these nameplates to not be a hit unless their respective makers screw up with the pricing. The Audi A3 is one […]

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Tata Zest 1.2 Revotron Petrol Review: A Zesty New Beginning

Tata Zest 1.2 Revotron Petrol Review: A Zesty New Beginning

| July 14, 2014 | 10 Comments

It was good to see the blokes at Tata Motors brimming with new enthusiasm and passion at the pre-drive presentation event during the Zest’s media drive. More important than anything else is the fact that the top honchos at Tata Motors finally realize the need for adopting a new, more comprehensive approach towards the business […]

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Honda Mobilio 1.5 i-VTEC / 1.5 i-DTEC Review: Evolved Mobility

Honda Mobilio 1.5 i-VTEC / 1.5 i-DTEC Review: Evolved Mobility

| July 7, 2014 | 4 Comments

From the good old days when 20 passengers stuffed tight into the boxy looking Mahindra UV was a common sight in rural India to the sturdy, reliable and comfortable Toyota Innova becoming a rage, the Indian UV market has come a long way. User expectations have spiraled through the roof, and new products such as […]

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Honda Mobilio 1.5 iVTEC and 1.5 iDTEC: Quick Review with Images and Specs

Honda Mobilio 1.5 iVTEC and 1.5 iDTEC: Quick Review with Images and Specs

| July 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

In these times when our living rooms can barely seat 5 in comfort, a 7-seater car sounds like opulence. Now, if you have to feel like the king of square feet on road, your choices are the Ertiga, the Tavera, the Xylo, the Evalia and the Innova. The Ertiga in particular has been pulling in […]

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Jaguar XF 2.0 Petrol Review: Pride and Prudence

Jaguar XF 2.0 Petrol Review: Pride and Prudence

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Luxury carmakers the world over are burning the midnight oil over finding ways and means to reduce the sizes of their car models, to minify the engines propelling them, and thus their respective price tags. With soaring middle class aspirations and higher disposable incomes, most of these luxury brands have stepped down a level to […]

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Fiat 500 Abarth Esseesse Review: Cheeky Firebreather

Fiat 500 Abarth Esseesse Review: Cheeky Firebreather

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

It`s been ages that we remember of the Fiat 500 when it was launched in 2008. At a seemingly stratospheric price tag exceeding 15L, it wasn’t meant to sell in large volumes!  Regardless of the cute design, heritage and its desirability factor it just did not appeal to the value for money conscious Indian masses. […]

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