Category Archives: Auto

Maruti Suzuki Swift Hatchback First Drive Review

Maruti Suzuki Swift Overview We motoring journalists are used to waking up bleary-eyed on many an early morning. And yet a drive that remains etched in my memory is that of the first generation Maruti Suzuki Swift. To be jolted out of bed in the wee hours of the morning (03:45 hours to be precise)… Read More »

BMW X1 Hatchback First Look Review

BMW X1 Overview In order to take on the likes of Audi Q3 and Mercedes Benz GLA class, BMW has offered X1 to the Indian buyers in the price range of Rs 32.4-42.7 lakh . This compact SUV has all the makings of a winner and comes with typical BMW kidney grill, sharp headlamps, sporty… Read More »

Renault Kwid Facelift First Look Review

Renault Kwid Overview The most competitive end of the automotive market happens to be the smallest car segment also called the A-segment. This is the compact hatchback segment dominated by the Maruti Alto with other fringe players like Hyundai Eon and the Datsun Go clutching at the straws. Breaking through this segment isn’t easy, volumes… Read More »

Jeep Compass Review & First Drive

Jeep Compass Overview Jeep India launched the Compass in 2017 and this SUV got an overwhelming response in the market, with the vehicle fetching really impressive sales. Customers loved the premium look and feel, the brand value of Jeep and of course the performance but there were 2 things that we really missed in this… Read More »

Renault Duster Hatchback First Drive & Gearbox

Renault Duster Overview The Renault Duster is an SUV offered by the French carmaker and comes in three diesel variants. The diesel engine is a 1.5 litre motor that is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission, a 6 speed manual gearbox and an AMT gearbox. In terms of safety, it comes with Anti lock Braking… Read More »

Fiat Linea Hatchback First Drive & Performance

Fiat Linea Overview The mid-size sedan segment in India has heated up tremendously over the last year. We’ve just witnessed Honda make a huge comeback with the all-new City, while Hyundai has refreshed the successful Verna – and it would be a difficult task for any manufacturer to compete with these two products. Fiat’s sales,… Read More »

Volkswagen Ameo Performance & Test Drive

Volkswagen Ameo Overview Volkswagen will launch a new compact sedan for the Indian market called the Ameo. This is tipped to be the next volumes spinner for the German car brand. The Ameo, which measures under 4-metres, is based on the Polo but borrows a few things from its full-fledged sedan sibling, the Vento, as… Read More »

Ford Ecosport Hatchback First Drive & Gearbox

Ford Ecosport Overview The EcoSport has been one of the highest selling Ford cars in India since its launch in 2014. It kick-started the sub-four metre compact SUV segment which has now turned out to be the highest growing segment in the Indian car market. The EcoSport now got a makeover as a part of… Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Engine & Transmission

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Overview Maruti first launched the Ertiga in India more than 4 years back and the MPV turned out to be an instant success since it offered excellent practicality at a price which screamed value-for-money. The Ertiga has been competing with quite a lot of rivals in the 7-seater space and it has… Read More »