Bike & Car Reviews

Budget bike prices may jump Rs 5000-10,000 under BS-VI in 2020

Prices of all two-wheelers will sky rocket post implementation of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) in 2020 but the budget bike segment will perhaps be most impacted, making them unaffordable to a large section of the buying class. Meeting BS-VI emission standards is mandatory for all vehicle makers post April 1, 2020 and doing so will entail investing in electronic fuel ... Read More »

India Bike Week 2017: Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster Makes Its Debut

The Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster was showcased at the ongoing IBW 2017 Highlights The Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster is based on the Bonneville Bobber It has the same engine as the Bonneville Bobber; a 1,200 cc parallel-twin It will be launched in India in the first quarter of 2018 Triumph Motorcycles India showcased the Bonneville Speedmaster in India at the ongoing India Bike Week ... Read More »

TVS Apache RR 310

TVS Apache RR 310 Preview The heavily anticipated Apache RR 310 from TVS will be launched on 6th December, 2017. The TVS Apache RR 310 (Yes! That is the official name of the bike) was first showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo held in Greater Noida as the Akula concept and is based on the BMW G 310 R, sharing ... Read More »

2017 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI review, test ride

It’s been a rocky ride for the Royal Enfield Himalayan. The bike received high praise at the test ride event in Shimla, where it impressed in the environment it was designed for and named after. But then things went a bit downhill, with numerous reliability issues creeping up. Royal Enfield eventually stopped sale as they set about developing the BS4-spec bike, and they also used ... Read More »

EICMA 2017: Hero MotoCorp XPulse Adventure Bike Concept Unveiled

The Hero XPulse is expected to debut in two versions – off-roader and tourer Highlights The XPulse concept previews Hero’s future direction for big motorcycles The Hero XPulse is expected to use a 200 cc single-cylinder engine The production-spec XPulse bike could go on sale sometime next year In a global unveil at the ongoing EICMA Motorcycle Show, Hero MotoCorp has unveiled ... Read More »

Suzuki Intruder First Ride Review

The Suzuki Intruder has been launched in India at Rs. 98,340 The Suzuki Intruder name isn’t new. In fact, the first Suzuki Intruder was launched more than three decades ago, in 1985. Over the years, the Suzuki Intruder has seen several revisions, and has made a mark as a beefy, new age, muscular cruiser motorcycle from the Japanese manufacturer’s stable. Over the ... Read More »

LG G6, G6+, Q6, and X charge are now Amazon Prime Exclusive phones, cheaper with ads

The latest smartphone brand to join Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program is LG. Starting today, you can order four LG handsets through this arrangement, where you pay less for devices but have to put up with ads on the lock screen. The LG G6+ can be yours for $499.99 in this system, the G6 is priced at $399.99, the Q6costs $229.99, and the X charge is $149.99. Per ... Read More »

Nuviz motorcycle HUD review

Are motorcycle riders ready to join fighter pilots with a Head Up Display (HUD) in the sightlines of their helmets? Or is it too much distraction while riding? We set out to find some answers in our review of the Nuviz, a stick-on HUD that attaches to any full-face helmet. Some backstory: In 2014, a startup named Skully got motorcyclists’ ... Read More »

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom review, test drive

What is it? Meet the eighth generation of the Rolls-Royce Phantom which comes 14 years after the previous one to, once again, stake claim to the ‘world’s best car’ title. That it has come after so long makes the arrival of the Rolls-Royce’s flagship an even more momentous occasion, like the coronation of a new king and with it, the ... Read More »

Renault Captur Review: Hot New Compact SUV Driven!

The much-awaited Renault Captur compact SUV has been unveiled, and I got my hands on it for a drive in lush green Goa. This allowed me a mix of tight and narrow country roads, spurts of thick traffic, winding hilly bits and yes – rough broken roads too. The Captur is launching in October, but Renault has opened bookings for ... Read More »